Henrietta Real Estate News
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May 5, 2016 | via Rochester Business Journal
The County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency has filed a judgment of more than $800,000 against eBaum's Webster Ventures LLC. The judgment's filing followed a 2015 decision by Matthew Rosenbaum, Monroe County Commercial Division state Supreme Court justice, that awarded nearly $600,000 to COMIDA as reimbursement for payments in lieu of taxes the failed Webster development was supposed to have made but did not. Added to the $595,675 in missed PILOT payments due to the agency was $215,179 in statutory interest. Comment?
Mar 31, 2016 | via Rochester Business Journal
The Legal Aid Society of Rochester traces its history to 1893 and its existence as the legal protection committee of the Women Educational and Industrial Union, which provided civil legal assistance to women in the Rochester area. The society was incorporated and became an agency funded by the Community Fund in 1921. Comment?
Jan 14, 2016 | via Rochester Business Journal
Jan 4, 2016 | via The Post-Standard
I wish to respond to the recent commentary by former Onondaga County Legislator Tom Buckel .I was very concerned to see that the commentary contained misstatements of fact, is disingenuous, and clearly skewed to support Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner, who employs Buckel's spouse as a top aide. Buckel began by accusing the Onondaga County Industrial Development Agency of handing COR Development a "$45 million goodie bag" without explaining that COR receives no money whatsoever from OCIDA. Comment?
Oct 22, 2015 | via Rochester Business Journal
Area home sales increased 8.4 percent in the third quarter compared with a year ago, the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors Inc. reported Thursday. A total of 4,020 home sales closed in the quarter, up from 3,708 a year ago. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Inman
New York real estate buyers paid an estimated $155.3 million in excess title insurance premiums and fees in 2015. 182,487 individual real estate transactions totaling $140.2 billion were analyzed in the report, which includes the vast majority of transactions throughout the year. Comment?
20 hrs ago | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
See 'zombie properties'? Call hotline The state has set up a hotline to report vacant and abandoned properties in neighborhoods. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/28YwgMz The hotline was announced Tuesday after Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed legislation into law that will crack down on so-called "zombie properties." Comment?
Monday | via Housing Wire
While the U.S. Senate could soon consider new rules governing the maintenance of foreclosed homes and the glut of "zombie homes" that blight many communities throughout the country, the state of New York is taking the matter into its own hands. Late last week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed "sweeping" legislation to reform the state's foreclosure process and address the state's issues with zombie homes. Comment?
Monday | via The Washington Post
America's urban downtowns were neglected for decades, abandoned for newer malls in the suburbs and bigger homes on the edge of town. The construction of new highways helped speed their decline. Comment?
Sunday Jun 26 | via The Fresno Bee
Two of Donald Trump's economic advisers, Lawrence Kudlow and Stephen Moore, have revived an idea about the source of the financial crisis that really should have been put to rest long ago. In a column published and rebroadcast by many politically sympathetic sites, they lay the blame for the credit crisis and Great Recession on the Community Reinvestment Act , a 1977 law designed in part to prevent banks from engaging in a racially discriminatory lending practice known as redlining. Comment?
5 min ago | via Lake Cowichan Gazette
A few weeks ago, Kristian and Sarah Dart went to look at a house for sale on First Street. It was a private listing that was advertised online as a "tiny home" with a garage for just under $200,000. Comment?
Monday | via CNN
Blacks in the United States continue to lag far behind whites in key areas of economic well-being like wealth, income and homeownership, a new report from the Pew Research Center finds. While these trends have been consistent for decades, what's particularly notable is that these disparities between blacks and whites persist regardless of the level of education they attain, said Juliana Horowitz, an associate director of research at Pew. Comment?
12 min ago | via KDWN
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in May, with the year-over-year pace of pending sales sliding for the first time in nearly two years. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index fell 3.7 percent last month to 110.8, slightly below its May 2015 reading of 111. Comment?
12 min ago | via StrongTowns
We at Strong Towns are always up for a healthy, thoughtful debate. The following is a response from one of our contributors to Chuck Marohn's recent essay about Detroit, " A Promise Impossible to Keep ." Comment?
13 min ago | via Housing Wire
Appraisal volume doesn't appear to be budging for anything, trudging along at a very low volume for the majority of spring and now into summer. According to the latest National Appraisal Volume Index from a la mode , the four-week moving average finally moved up from 0%, increasing to 0.6% for the week of June 19. "Nevertheless, the appraisal volume growth appears to be continuing its anemic journey. Comment?
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