Merrick Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Merrick, NY continually updated from thousands of sources.
Yesterday | via Newsday
Nassau County Wednesday night gave millions of dollars in tax breaks to a fast-growing computer software business to keep it from leaving. Comment?
Monday Aug 18 | via New York Post
A Long Island man has been embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from a city affordable-housing program, a new lawsuit charges - but his ex-partner says he can't even get authorities to investigate him. Comment?
Monday Aug 4 | via LongIsland.com
Albany, NY - August 4, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the deployment of the Department of Financial Services' Mobile Command Center to three sites in Nassau County to provide foreclosure prevention assistance to Long Island homeowners. Comment?
Jul 24, 2014 | via Bloomberg
Long Island 's Oyster Bay, whose household income is almost double the New York median, had to borrow $30 million this month to meet payroll. Comment?
Jul 23, 2014 | via Newsday
Costco Wholesale Corp. is planning its eighth local store, and in a controversial move, wants tax breaks from Nassau County. Comment?
18 hrs ago | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
Guest Viewpoint: BoA deal is victory for N.Y. families This is the largest settlement with a single institution in U.S. history. Comment?
19 hrs ago | via Switched
As part of a joint federal-state sweep by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Trade Commission and 15 states targeting scam operations that prey on financially struggling homeowners and those facing foreclosure. Comment?
Yesterday | via City Journal
My adult daughter and I recently tried to buy an apartment building on Chicago's North Side, the Promised Land for Big Ten kids from the Midwest - they go to Chicago after college for four more years of life in the post-college bubble. Comment?
Yesterday | via Protein Wisdom
Radical Democrat activist groups stand to collect millions from Attorney General Eric Holder's record $17 billion deal to settle alleged mortgage abuse charges against Bank of America. Comment?
Yesterday | via Jeremiah's Vanishing New York
Hyper-gentrification --the jet-fueled process in which city government and corporations collude to displace the existing culture and population of New York and replace it with something shinier, wealthier, and homogenized for your safety--is often used by real estate agents to rebrand and sell "newly discovered" neighborhoods. Comment?
1 min ago | via The Brattleboro Reformer
The Sunshine State looks pretty shady in Ramin Bahrani's Orlando-set drama, one of 20 films competing for prizes at the Venice Film Festival. Comment?
3 min ago | via TheStreet.com
The benchmark iron ore price hit $87 a ton on Thursday. The price is down 36% so far in 2014 after trading at approximately $140 a ton in January. Comment?
5 min ago | via Reuters
A madcap New York drawing-room comedy that played out like a classic Hollywood farce saw "The Last Picture Show" director Peter Bogdanovich in sharp comedic form at the Venice Film Festival on Friday. Comment?
5 min ago | via Reuters
The French government offered tax breaks to property owners on Friday in its second set of measures in three months to reverse a homebuilding slump that is holding back growth in the euro zone's second-biggest economy. Comment?
5 min ago | via Kiplinger Online
Your strategy for making an offer on a home -- and handling the follow-up negotiations -- depends on several factors: the sales prices of comparable homes, the favorability of the market for buyers, the number of other people bidding on the home and the condition of the property. Comment?
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