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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?
Jan 8, 2015 | via American Reporter
American politics isn't kind to the losers. And as far as the conventional political wisdom goes, Mario Cuomo was a loser. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via Housing Wire
A man lauded as an exceptional regulator in some quarters and a thorn in the side of the mortgage industry in others is stepping down from the agency he helmed for more than four years. Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services , just announced that he will depart the agency in late-June after serving as the founding superintendent for the agency. Comment?
Thursday | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
At a joint press conference held in Rochester, N.Y. Wednesday, Howard W. "Hoddy" Hanna, III, Chairman and CEO of Hanna Holdings, Inc., and Armand D'Alfonso, President and CEO of Nothnagle Realtors, announced that Nothnagle Realtors has joined forces with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. "I look forward to working with Armand and the entire Nothnagle team during the years to come as we share best practices and business opportunities throughout the Great Lakes Region of the Howard Hanna family of companies," said Howard W. "Hoby" Hanna IV, President of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. Comment?
Thursday | via TheStreet.com
NEW YORK -- The S&P 500 was on track to close at record highs by the final hour of trading Thursday as a rally in the energy sector boosted the benchmark index. The S&P 500 was up 0.29% to 2,131.9, above its May 18 record of 2,129. Comment?
Thursday | via Newsday
Is there anything that says "summer vacation" like packing the family into the car and hitting the road for cooler, calmer environs? No airports, no security lines and -- once you get off Long Island -- very little traffic, hopefully. Within a four-to-five-hour drive are a wide array of natural attractions -- from lakes to beaches to mountains -- that make for an easy weeklong vacation, or even a long weekend. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Philly.com
A first-quarter economic chill won't deter the Federal Reserve from its plan to raise interest rates this year, chair Janet Yellen said, assuring investors the pace of subsequent tightening would be gradual. Although the labor market is nearing full strength, "we are not there yet," she said Friday in a speech in Providence, R.I., emphasizing that the Fed would proceed cautiously. Comment?
Friday Apr 24 | via Xtra!
Accentuate your strengths and hide your flaws - it's a time-honoured adage echoed by fashion magazines, professional development seminars and real estate agents. For every situation in life, there are attributes that work for us and ones that work against. Comment?
17 min ago | via Seattle Times
A: It's a way to get a more realistic view of a company's performance. Imagine that Carrier Pigeon Communications is growing rapidly. Comment?
17 min ago | via MindaNews
The city's Scholarship on Tertiary Education Program has asked the local finance board to consider renting a house for Lumad scholars here. STEP coordinator Marcelino Escalada said he was working with the finance committee to rent a house where the STEP scholars from far-flung areas in the city could all stay, to help with their expenses. Comment?
33 min ago | via Examiner
Contracts for the building, due to settle at the end of June, were signed last week, according to real estate agent Knight Frank. Comment?
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