Hicksville Real Estate News
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Tuesday Feb 24 | via Business Journal
BofA this week disclosed plans to cut an additional 116 mortgage-related jobs in the Dallas area , bringing the total recent layoffs there to 177 lost jobs. In addition, Long Island's Newsday reports 53 Bank of America mortgage-servicing employees will lose their jobs in the Nassau County, N.Y., hamlet of Jericho. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via Newsday
In Nassau County, the median price ticked up to $430,000 last month, a gain of 1.2 percent compared to the previous January, the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island reported Tuesday. The number of sales dropped by 5 percent year-over-year to 757. Comment?
Jan 29, 2015 | via Albany Times Union
Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is the latest power figure in Albany to find himself under the watchful eye of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, according to a new report. NBC 4 New York reported late Thursday that Bharara is investigating Skelos' "sources of income" and "ties to the real estate industry," citing unnamed "people familiar with the investigation." Comment?
Jan 28, 2015 | via Newsday
Long Island home values barely edged up in 2014 and remain below levels seen before the housing crash, despite rising prices for luxury residences. Across the Island, excluding the East End, homes sold for a median price of $362,000 in the last three months of 2014, up less than 1 percent from a year earlier, the Manhattan-based appraisal firm Miller Samuel and brokerage Douglas Elliman said... Long Island home values barely edged up in 2014 and remain below levels seen before the housing crash, despite rising prices for luxury residences. Comment?
Jan 27, 2015 | via 13WHAM
Residents of New Hampshire, where Nashua got 33 inches of snow and Hudson got 32, are venturing outside to assess the damage. Bob Preston is a real estate agent in Seabrook, a coastal town strafed by high winds and almost 28 inches of snow. Comment?
Yesterday | via SNL Financial
Loan demand increased in 11 of the Federal Reserve's 12 districts from early January through mid-February, with Kansas City the exception, where demand was mixed, the Fed noted in its Beige Book report March 4. The Atlanta and New York districts reported "strong" increases in overall loan demand. " over that time period, but bankers in the districts of Richmond and St. Louis reported relaxed standards and Philadelphia, Richmond and San Francisco observed that "competition is lowering lending standards more generally," the report stated. Comment?
Wednesday | via Silicon Alley Insider
The Federal Reserve's latest Beige Book is out and shows that the economy continues to expand at a moderate pace. The Beige Book is a collection of anecdotal observations from each of the Federal Reserve's 12 business districts regarding the current economic outlook in their region. 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?
Tuesday Mar 3 | via Huntington News
CoreLogicA , an Irvine, CA-based global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 released its January 2015 CoreLogic Home Price Index which shows that home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 5.7 percent in January 2015 compared to January 2014. This change represents 35 months of consecutive year-over-year increases in home prices nationally. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 3 | via Albany Times Union
Capitol Confidential gathers the best coverage of New York politics and puts it all together. Each section - Capitol, The State Worker, New York on the Potomac, and Voices - represents a unique facet of the political scene. Comment?
2 min ago | via USA Today
The Fed is desirous of communicating that the U.S. has been discharged from the emergency room, and that U.S. markets are closer to normal than has previously been the case. Investing: A sea change The Fed is desirous of communicating that the U.S. has been discharged from the emergency room, and that U.S. markets are closer to normal than has previously been the case. Comment?
5 min ago | via Alabama Live
John Coley is a senior member of the ACRE Leadership Council and fulltime real estate agent specializing in waterfront property on Lake Martin, Lake Martin had its best year ever for waterfront real estate sales in 2014 reflecting record numbers of waterfront homes sold and waterfront lots sold. Close readers of my prior market reports for Lake Martin will note that the previous record year for home sales was 2005. Comment?
5 min ago | via SiliconValley.com
You can't just yet, but several new ventures are lining up to make what's probably the biggest transaction of your life -- the purchase or sale of a home -- a one-stop online shopping experience. "The onlines are coming," Carol Rodini, of Bamboo Consulting in Burlingame, said. Comment?
8 min ago | via Washington Times
A California man will serve 24 years in prison after prosecutors said he preyed upon non-English speakers to scam them out of their mortgages, causing them to lose their houses. Alan David Tikal , 46, would visit homeowners and tell them he could reduce their mortgage payments by 75 percent, according to court documents. Comment?
8 min ago | via Lowell Sun
My parents button-tufted sofa has served as a prop for many family wedding photos, like this one of my sister Gina. SUN/DEBBE DALEY Style trends come and go, especially in interior design. Comment?
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