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Aug 6, 2016 | 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?
Yesterday | via NWAonline
U.S. economic growth accelerated slightly as summer ended and fall began, supported by modest hiring, an uptick in consumer spending and steady homebuilding, according to the Federal Reserve. The Fed's "Beige Book" survey of economic conditions in its 12 regional bank districts, released Wednesday, found that growth was modest or moderate in eight districts, slight in three, and flat in the New York district. Comment?
Wednesday | via Curbed
The upper floors of the Robert A.M. Stern-designed high rise, 30 Park Place, are still getting their final touches, but a couple of model apartments perched high up in this 937-foot building are complete, and Curbed now has the inside look on one of them. On Tuesday night, developer Larry Silverstein held a preview celebration for the condos, one of which is located on the 70th floor, and the other is on the 78th floor. Comment?
Wednesday | via Curbed
City officials are rallying behind a new initiative that would cut MetroCard fares in half for New Yorkers between the ages of 18 to 64 that are living below the federal poverty level, currently set at $24,000 a year for a family of four, reports DNAinfo . At a campaign meeting held a City Hall, the reduced-fare MetroCard was supported by 30 officials, many of them council members, and a host of various advocacy groups, including major proponent for the initiative, Riders Alliance. Comment?
Tuesday | via The Washington Post
American International Group Inc. agreed to sell commercial and consumer units in nations including Argentina and Turkey to Prem Watsa's Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. for $240 million as Chief Executive Officer Peter Hancock narrows his company's focus. Fairfax will also acquire renewal rights on the portfolio of business written by AIG's Central and Eastern European operations in countries including Poland, the New York-based insurer said Tuesday in a statement. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 18 | via The Real Deal
Doug Harmon and Adam Spies had a good thing going at Eastdil Secured. The duo brokered some of the city's largest deals, and enjoyed the status of being top of the New York investment sales heap. Comment?
1 hr ago | via CNN
BAT already owns about 42% of Reynolds. But it says its willing to shell out $47 billion to buy the remaining 58%. Comment?
17 min ago | via The Republic
World stock markets drifted Friday as investors increasingly factored in a Fed rate hike soon, based on the brightening U.S. corporate and economic outlook. KEEPING SCORE: European shares were slightly higher in early trading, with France's CAC 40 edging up less than 0.1 percent to 4,541.82 and Germany's DAX creeping 0.1 percent higher to 10,708.34. Comment?
24 min ago | via The Las Vegas Sun
A month after the debut of "The Apprentice" in 2004, Donald Trump appeared before the Nevada Gaming Control Board, seeking approval to buy a 10 percent share in the Riviera. Regulators peppered him with questions about keeping minors away from slots and lobbying activity in New York, but they approved the deal, with the chairman adding that he was impressed with the "very clean backgrounds" of Trump and his board of directors. Comment?
25 min ago | via Salon
Hillary Clinton won't be the only winner when Donald Trump and his fellow haters are defeated on Election Day . Another will be Paul Ryan, who will rule the Republican roost. Comment?
35 min ago | via China Daily
China's high-flying home prices in major cities have been "markedly contained" by authorities' property curb policies, an official survey showed on Friday, citing fresh data for the first half of October. Compared with September, the month-on-month price index for new residential property have all retreated in major first- and second-tier cities, according to the National Bureau of Statistics . Comment?
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