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Jan 16, 2015 | via North Country Now
St. Lawrence County is second-highest on a list of counties in the U.S. ranking where buying a house is cheaper in the long run than renting your living space. The counties were ranked using several criteria, including low average monthly mortgage payments relative to monthly rent, favorable tax structure, relatively low home values, and other factors that favor home ownership, according to New York City-based SmartAsset.com. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via The Washington Post
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Friday Mar 27 | via Business Wire
The brokerage, which serves greater Albany with 10 offices and more than 300 agents, was a Top 50 company in the Prudential Real Estate network. Founded in 1922, Blake, REALTORSA is one of the region's oldest and most-respected real estate companies. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via Yahoo!
Police have searched the homes of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz in two German cities in search of an explanation for why he may have crashed a passenger plane into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board. German tabloid Bild reported Friday that Lubitz had a "serious depressive episode" six years ago and that a medical problem was noted in aviation records. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via The Real Deal
From the March issue: The impact of free travel to Cuba for New Yorkers, Eddie Sitt sues his brothers and more in this month's roundup of real estate happenings. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via The Real Deal
Luigi Rosabianca, a prominent real estate attorney who specializes in representing ultra-high-net-worth foreign buyers, has been suspended from practicing law after a Manhattan court found there was evidence to suggest he mishandled client funds and that he refused to cooperate with an investigation. The decision to suspend Rosabianca, reached by the Appellate Division First Department on March 12, came after four separate clients complained to the Departmental Disciplinary Committee, which handles attorney misconduct, and Rosabianca failed to respond to any of the allegations. Comment?
6 min ago | via Essence Magazine
Thousands of Detroit residents have until May 12 to file applications for payment plans in an effort to avoid the sweeping foreclosures plaguing the city. The payment plans would give homeowners the option to pay their overdue property taxes in installments, as opposed to losing their property altogether. Comment?
7 min ago | via WISW-AM Columbia
Vacation home purchases made up 21% of all home sales last year at an estimated 1.13 million, the highest level since 2003 and a 57% increase from 2013, according to a report from the National Association of Realtors. The stock market's strong performance and gains in the labor market are creating more confidence among buyers, according to Lawrence Yun, NAR's chief economist. Comment?
8 min ago | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: If you've been following the MBS Commentary, you know what a big deal this afternoon could be . Markets have been preparing for it for weeks and MBS Live members have been on top of those movements every step of the way. Comment?
12 min ago | via National Mortgage News
I always enjoy industry conferences. They are great opportunities to meet old friends and make new ones and to discuss pressing industry problems. Comment?
13 min ago | via Greenwich Citizen
Tom Schlotter of Bethel, a home inspector, uses an infrared camera to check for heat and heat loss. Tuesday, March 31, 2015Photo: Scott Mullin Talk to home inspectors in Connecticut, and any number are relieved that the real estate market is finally generating momentum and accelerating demand for their services. Comment?
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