Felts Mills Real Estate News
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Saturday Aug 6 | via Watertown Daily Times
Second-quarter home sales in Jefferson County are up from the same quarter last year, but are down in Lewis County and relatively the same in St. Lawrence County. The number of houses sold in Jefferson County increased by 20 units, or 8 percent, from 251 to 271, according to the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors. Comment?
Jul 21, 2016 | via North County Public Radio
There are more than 150 abandoned homes in Watertown. A report put out by the city assessor finds homes in the city can be empty for months, even years, before the bank takes them over. Comment?
Apr 16, 2016 | via Watertown Daily Times
The median price of Jefferson County homes sold during the first quarter fell by $33,000 compared to the same period in 2015, a trend that suggests more foreclosed homes are being snapped up. The median price fell by 22 percent from $147,000 to $114,000, and the 25 lowest-priced homes during the first quarter sold from $9,000 to $40,000, according to Lance M. Evans, executive officer of the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors. Comment?
Feb 21, 2016 | via Watertown Daily Times
City Assessor Brian S. Phelps acknowledges it's difficult to gauge what's happening with those so-called “zombie homes” in the city because it can take a few years before banks finally file foreclosure proceedings. But Mr. Phelps recently learned about a national real estate website that can help keep better track of “zombie” homes - properties that people have stopped paying their mortgages on and have moved out because they expect the bank to begin foreclosure - in the city. Comment?
Jan 13, 2016 | via Watertown Daily Times
Homes sold in Jefferson County in 2015 were dampened by a buyer's market, while sales in Lewis and St. Lawrence counties were up from 2014. An influx of new apartment complexes in recent years contributed to lower 2015 home sales in Jefferson County, where there is now a wealth of affordable housing options to choose from, said Lance M. Evans, executive officer of the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via PE Hub
August 31 - Compass, a technology-driven real estate platform, has closed a new round of funding, company executives announced today. The new $75 million round, led by Wellington Management Company LLP, comes nearly one year after the company's $60 million Series C financing in September 2015. Comment?
16 hrs ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
Compass , the real-estate startup using tech to shake up the industry, has raised $75 million in fresh funding, bringing its total to $210 million. Wellington Management Company LLP, values the company at over $1 billion, according to a person familiar with the raise. Comment?
21 hrs ago | via NWAonline
U.S. home prices rose modestly in June, pushed up by strong sales and a limited supply of available properties. The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, increased 5.1 percent in June compared with a year ago. Comment?
Yesterday | via O-R Online
The Observer-Reporter is excited to announce new digital offerings, including our new e-Edition apps, available for download in the iTunes & Google Play stores. Comment?
Tuesday | via Curbed
Back in 2014, Time Equities bought a rental property on Avenue P in Midwood for $27 million, with the intent of turning the building's 33 units into condos. And now, two years later, the conversion process is close to being complete: A website for the project, dubbed the Venetian , is now live, and a few units have hit the market, starting at $1,013,240. Comment?
23 min ago | via The Washington Post
U.K. house prices rose the most in five months in August as a shortage of supply supported values even amid weaker demand. Prices rose 0.6 percent from July and were up 5.6 percent compared with a year earlier, Nationwide Building Society said in London on Wednesday. Comment?
25 min ago | via Pnompenh Post
While residential supply shows no sign of abating, many developers are changing course to cater to the middle and lower-income classes. Chea Kokhong, deputy director of the department of micro-economic and taxation at the Ministry of Economic and Finance , said via phone yesterday that a study with seven prominent real estate companies shows that borey and condo sales have gone down 30 and 50 per cent respectively compared to the same period last year. Comment?
42 min ago | via New Jersey Herald
Because truth in labeling laws are among the laws from which Washington feels exempt, the titles of congressional legislation often take liberties with the facts . The Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act, however, precisely names the ailment for which it is the remedy. Comment?
50 min ago | via The Summerville Journal-Scene
What is the American Dream? Does it even exist anymore? What became of the idea that “you can be anything that you want to be?” These days those words sound unrealistic in a country with over 90 million people out of work. According to Vanity Fair magazine's description, the American Dream “makes us think that our lives are better than our parents, which means that the system works.” It is obvious to all of us that the system is broken and that the American Dream is on life support. Comment?
57 min ago | via GlobalNews
A California grandmother who lost her life savings in a real estate investment scam offered by an insurance agent was awarded more than $15 million Wednesday in a lawsuit against MetLife and two subsidiaries, attorneys said. Christine Ramirez, 75, was awarded the punitive damages by a Los Angeles Superior Court jury that found the companies and a former MetLife partner aided in both deceit and securities violations, along with counts of negligence and financial elder abuse. Comment?
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