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Thursday | 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?
Wednesday Jan 28 | 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?
Tuesday Jan 27 | 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?
Monday Jan 19 | via Long Island Business News
Not long ago, even the best borrowers had to beat the bushes to find lending. Now they're back in demand again. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 13 | via Business Wire
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5 hrs ago | via Cape Cod Times
WASHINGTON – Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at a slower pace in the 12 months through November, a sign the industry struggled to find momentum even amid low mortgage rates. The S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values increased 4.3 percent from November 2013 after rising 4.5 percent in the 12-month period that ended in October, the group said Tuesday in New York. Comment?
Friday | via The Real Deal
Federal authorities have launched an investigation into New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos' links to the real estate industry. Skelos is U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's latest target, after Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested last week for an alleged $4 million bribery scheme tied to a real estate law firm , according to NBC 4 New York. Comment?
Thursday | via The Washington Post
The insurer lent $12.1 billion on commercial properties, 5 percent more than a year earlier, according to a statement Thursday from New York-based MetLife. The company also committed to invest $1.7 billion in real estate equity in 2014. Comment?
Thursday Jan 29 | via The American Prospect
Activists wave Malaysian flags during a protest against Trans-Pacific Partnership ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's Malaysia visit, outside the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, April 25, 2014. he late Dr. Martin Luther King is praised for saying "injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." Comment?
Wednesday Jan 28 | via New York Magazine
One of the poorest neighborhoods in Brooklyn is suddenly the focus of both private speculators and City Hall, which wants to build thousands of units of affordable housing thereand by announcing its plans is fueling the land rush. One of the poorest neighborhoods in Brooklyn is suddenly the focus of both private speculators and City Hall, which wants to build thousand of units of affordable housing there - and by announcing its plans is fueling a land rush. Comment?
Thursday Jan 29 | via SFGate
Tiny houses are becoming a popular commodity across the country, and one Texas company is getting a good chunk of the business by building those homes. Brad Kittel founded Tiny Texas Houses in 2006 and started constructing these pint-sized dwellings in the small city of Luling, roughly 60 miles away from San Antonio. Comment?
36 min ago | via Post and Courier
That was the premise behind the White House's January proposal to eliminate the federal tax benefit for 529 plans and use the savings to finance other forms of college aid. That idea was dropped soon after it was proposed due to what Washington-types might call poor optics - it looked too much like a tax hike on middle-class families trying to pay for college. Comment?
41 min ago | via The Columbian
Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff, left, and chief economist Stan Humphries, in their downtown Seattle office, co-wrote a forthcoming book, "Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate." In it they "tried to capture ... the spirit of real estate," Rascoff said. Comment?
43 min ago | via The Columbian
The regulator for bailed-out housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac told lawmakers Tuesday that new programs to back mortgages with down payments as low as 3 percent had enough safeguards to make them as safe as loans with higher down payments. Melvin L. Watt, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, faced sharp criticism from Republicans at a three-hour House hearing that he was risking the loss of taxpayer money by returning to the irresponsible lending practices that caused the subprime housing market bubble. Comment?
46 min ago | via The Columbian
Dear Mr. Berko: I'm 70, and so is my husband, who retired in 2005. We had too much debt and were forced to sell our 2,800-square-foot home in Houston. Comment?
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