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Tuesday Dec 16 | via Patch.com
Everyone's talking about what a good year 2014 was in residential real estate, but what exactly does "good" look like? In order to answer that question, Houlihan & O'Malley, Bronxville's leading boutique real estate agency, has analyzed sales data through December 6 and issued the "2014 Bronxville Home Sales Year in Review." The report indicates that the median price of a single-family home in Bronxville Village rose from $2,009,500 in 2013 to $2,195,000 in 2014, an increase of 9 percent. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 17 | via The White Plains Daily Voice
Michelle Coletti, who works in Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty's office in White Plains, recently earned the Hudson Valley Builders and Remodelers Association 2014 Pinnacle Award for Realtor of the Year. "It's truly an honor to be recognized by the Hudson Valley Builders Association," said Coletti. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 10 | via Wall Street Journal
It's closing time: Last call for every entity with even a small role in a home sale to collect their fees. Home buyers-eager to get the keys to their new place-must first cover myriad costs, including agent commissions, attorney fees, lender fees, mortgage insurance, a title search, recording fees, real-estate taxes, survey costs and an appraisal . Comment?
Friday Dec 12 | via The Croton Daily Voice
Joe and Cynthia Lippolis, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices River Towns Real Estate, seated center, pose with their talented team of real estate agents during the launch party to celebrate their new affiliation with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the new real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, announced that Prudential River Towns Real Estate with locations in Croton and Peekskill, will be the first real estate offices in Westchester County to join the network and will begin operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices River Towns Real Estate. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via Patch.com
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the new real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, announced that Prudential River Towns Real Estate with locations in Croton-on-Hudson, NY and Peekskill, NY, will be the first real estate offices to join the network and begin operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices River Towns Real Estate. "Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is a new franchise brand built upon the financial strength and leadership of Brookfield and HomeServices. Comment?
Yesterday | via Albany Times Union
For many New Yorkers, home ownership - whether co-op, condo or house - is the first step toward building wealth. And making that first home easier to finance can give families an important toehold in the middle class. Comment?
Wednesday | via Bloomberg
The Greek parliament holds a third and final vote to choose a new president in the coming week. If the vote fails, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will be forced to call early parliamentary elections. Comment?
Tuesday | via DNAInfo.com
The rise of glittering new condos for billionaires and the decline of homes priced under $1 million set the tone for New York's residential real estate market in 2014 . Now, there's a slowdown in sales for the pricey new condos, while the appetite for lower-priced apartments has only grown stronger. Comment?
Tuesday | via Reuters
A Kentucky businessman pleaded guilty on Tuesday to perpetrating a $53 million tax fraud, conspiring to bribe bank executives and scheming to defraud regulators, in a case that stemmed from a U.S. investigation of a failed New York bank. Wilbur Huff, 53, faces 12 years in prison at his sentencing in April and agreed to pay nearly $140 million in forfeiture and restitution. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 23 | via SILive.com
Frank Siller, chairman and CEO of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Tuesday that the foundation will assume all of the remaining payments on the homes of fallen NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. "In times of need and pain, the family of New York always comes together to support each other and following this senseless murder of two of New York's finest it is heartwarming and commendable for the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to step in with such generosity," said Cuomo in a statement. Comment?
9 min ago | via Housing Wire
If Ocwen Financial thought that its regulatory troubles were over now that it settled with the New York Department of Financial Services for $150 million , the beleaguered company has another thing coming, according to Morningstar . In a note to clients, Morningstar analysts say that the real cost of the NYDFS settlement will definitely be more than the $150 million Ocwen must pay to homeowners in New York. Comment?
16 min ago | via People's Defender
LCNB National Bank vs. LCNB National Bank, Admr., judgment entry, judgment entry for foreclosure filed. If sums due are not paid within 3 days an order of sale shall be filed. Comment?
17 min ago | via Boston Herald
The Massachusetts attorney general's office is investigating Santander bank's auto lending business over concerns that the company may be engaged in the type of predatory practices that, on a larger scale, led to the mortgage and financial crises. The office is looking at whether Santander lent to borrowers who were unlikely to repay the money and sold those loans to Wall Street, where they were packaged into securities and resold to investors. Comment?
19 min ago | via Lowell Sun
Sales of condominiums rose in the region during November, but single-family home sales continued to slump when compared to a year ago. According to the Northeast Association of Realtors, 113 condominiums were sold last month in the 15-community region the organization covers, extending from Boxford to Littleton along I-495. Comment?
24 min ago | via PeoriaTimes-Observer
Florida has passed New York to become the third most-populous state as it adds about 800 people per day, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The state's population increased by 293,000 in the year ended July 1 to reach 19.9 million residents, passing New York, which grew by 51,000 to 19.7 million, the Census Bureau said Tuesday in a report. Comment?
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