New York Real Estate News
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2 hrs ago | via New York Magazine
As record-breaking sales continue, the borough has become a choice, rather than a priced-out-of-Manhattan necessity and Queens is rising too. For as long as there have been rivalries, Manhattan has often been presented as the place where people would rather live, and the other boroughs honorable mentions that will do nearly as nicely. Comment?
Thursday | via The Real Deal
Beastie Boy Mike D's work appears to have paid off, at least when it comes to his Cobble Hill townhouse. The five-bedroom home at 148 Baltic Street was the top sale in Brooklyn last month, selling for $5.5 million, according to data provided by PropertyShark. Comment?
Thursday | via Glendale Register
We recently closed on one of our single family home listings in Briarwood, Queens. This one was listed for $750K and sold for $761K in less than 60 days. Comment?
Wednesday | via SILive.com
A disbarred Staten Island lawyer was indicted Wednesday for allegedly stealing over $1 million through phony real estate deals in Brooklyn. Domenick Crispino, 52, of Main Street, Tottenville, was arraigned on a 21-count indictment Wednesday in Brooklyn Supreme Court for his "elaborate schemes," which ripped off an investor, potential home buyers and a title insurance company, according to a statement by Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson's office. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 7 | via DNAInfo.com
A disbarred Staten Island lawyer who spent time behind bars for fraud before co-hosting a radio show called "Dealin' Straight" is in trouble with the law again - stealing more than $1 million from owners and potential buyers of homes in Brooklyn while posing as an attorney, prosecutors said. Dominick Crispino, 52, of Tottenville, was indicted on 21-counts, including grand larceny and practicing law without a license, in Brooklyn Federal Court on Wednesday afternoon for posing as a lawyer and swindling the owners of two homes out of money, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney's office. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company is engaged as a community bank that accepts retail deposits from the general public in the areas surrounding its full-service banking offices and uses those funds,together with funds generated from operations and borrowings, to originate residential mortgage loans, commercial business and real estate loans and consumer loans, primarily indirect automobile loans. Comment?
Yesterday | via Grand Island Pennysaver
Since 2012, attorney general's foreclosure prevention and relief programs have helped more than 50,000 New York families fight to keep their homes Earlier this week, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced $11.5 million in new funding for more than two-dozen legal services organizations statewide to help prevent foreclosures, keep families in their homes, and rebuild communities hit hardest by the housing crash. Awards will be granted to 28 legal services providers with proven track records of providing services to at-risk homeowners. Comment?
Thursday | via The Real Deal
The premise of "The Closing" interview is simple: each month, sit down with an individual who not only made it to the summit of the New York real estate industry, but through a combination of skill, grit, and chutzpah, shaped it. The interviews have endured because they are so personal: they go beyond the deals and reveal what makes the dealmaker tick. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 7 | via Finance and Commerce
The Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas, prized for its diverse job market and success luring companies that are relocating, ranked as the top area for commercial-property investment in a survey of almost 1,500 real estate executives, according to a report Wednesday by the Urban Land Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Austin, Texas, and Charlotte, North Carolina, followed - while the big coastal cities of New York, San Francisco and Boston, traditional magnets for buyers, were deemed less attractive. Comment?
Monday Oct 5 | via Reuters
MONTERREY, October 05 The supply of mortgage loans in Mexico has diversified in recent years, underpinned by a more competitive environment, the low level of interest rates, a gradual recovery of the construction sector, and the current housing needs in Mexico, according to a new Fitch Ratings dashboard report. The report also discusses key factors affecting the credit profiles of main participants in the industry. Comment?
12 min ago | via The Pordland Mercury
The very first thing we see in 99 Homes is the brain-spattered wall of an Orlando bathroom where a man has committed suicide rather than be evicted from his home. The evictor, a Florida-twanged foreclosure vulture named Rick Carver , stands with his back to the body, yelling into his phone about how the messy crime scene complicates the process of preparing the house for resale. Comment?
12 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Prior to the late 1970s, few in the general public knew of the existence of the Federal Reserve Board and many professional economists could not have named its chairman. Forty years later, the formerly anonymous organization and its chairman dominate daily economic reporting. Comment?
22 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
Morphine Sulphate, with a street value in the thousands of dollars, that was mistakenly couriered to the home of a Wellington man. Photo / NZH New Zealand Post is calling in police after hundreds of people missed out on the mail discovered stashed in the postman's house. Comment?
32 min ago | via Salon
Four kids. A ton of tuition. And $281.92 for a car payment. Teaching in America is barely middle class any more I stare at the calculator: $281.92. Comment?
34 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Every market day, we select up to 20 of our authors' top long and short ideas, exclusively for PRO subscribers. Danske Bank is Denmark's largest bank and has benefitted greatly from the economic and housing recovery of the past two years. Comment?
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