Potsdam Real Estate News
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Wednesday Jan 13 | via Watertown Daily Times
Homes sold in Jefferson County in 2015 were dampened by a buyer's market, while sales in Lewis and St. Lawrence counties were up from 2014. An influx of new apartment complexes in recent years contributed to lower 2015 home sales in Jefferson County, where there is now a wealth of affordable housing options to choose from, said Lance M. Evans, executive officer of the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors. Comment?
Dec 10, 2015 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal
A virtual agricultural atlas has been developed to help property owners make informed decisions when acquiring land to start a farm operation or expand an existing one. Created through a partnership between St. Lawrence County's Planning Office and St. Lawrence University, the digital maps depict property boundaries, soil and zoning information, aerial imagery, and state and federal wetlands. Comment?
Dec 2, 2015 | via Watertown Daily Times
Real estate agents sold fewer homes during the third quarter in Jefferson County than the same period a year ago, while sales climbed in Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. Lance M. Evans, executive officer of the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors, said home sales have dropped in the third quarter and year to date in Jefferson County, where an influx of new apartment complexes in recent years has contributed to the trend. Comment?
Nov 8, 2015 | via Watertown Daily Times
Massena's and St. Lawrence County's real estate market is likely to become even more of a buyers' market with the reduction of nearly 500 jobs at Alcoa, according to the executive officer of the St. Lawrence County Board of Realtors. Although a search of residential homes for sale in Massena alone came up with 246 matches, Mr. Evans said the impact of Alcoa's decision is felt beyond Massena. Comment?
Oct 23, 2015 | via Watertown Daily Times
The Development Authority of the North Country is focusing more on fixing affordable housing in the city, and board members approved funding Thursday to back the cause. To help rehabilitate blighted houses, the board agreed to provide a $200,000 revolving line of credit to re-establish a program run by Neighbors of Watertown, DANC and the city from 1997 through 2010. Comment?
Friday Feb 5 | via Chicago Tribune
Before Lucy DeWitt and her husband, Steve, chose names for their children, they read the top baby names. Then they crossed them off their lists. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 3 | via Reuters
NEW YORK/SANTIAGO, February 03 Slow economic growth and rising credit costs will offset gains in commercial and personal loans among Chilean banks and pressure 2016-2017 earnings, says Fitch Ratings. Chilean banks' 2015 earnings declined for the first time since 2009, mostly due to higher corporate tax rates and the country's economic slowdown. Comment?
Thursday Jan 21 | via Peace Arch News
Her novella, Love Found In Manhattan, and her full-length novel, Angel In Shining Armour, both published by Texas-based Lovely Christian Romance Press in 2015, are currently available on amazon.com but will shortly be on the shelves of local booksellers - likely in time for Valentine's Day, appropriately enough. And romance fans will also have a chance to check out the novels during an author signing event tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Pacific Inn Resort and Conference Centre, 1160 King George Blvd. Given the former real-estate agent's background, it's not surprising that both of her works exhibit the skills of a storyteller plus a flair for the dramatic. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 2 | via Inman News
In a city consumed by luxury condominiums, New York City's residential real estate market is outrageously ostentatious, insanely expensive and riddled with contradictions. Last year, for example, New York City's most expensive real estate transaction took place at One57 , a new one thousand-foot supertall condo tower on so-called "Billionaires' Row," , where a 10,923 square-foot penthouse on the 89th and 90th floors sold for record $100.5 million, shattering the highest price paid for a condominium in America's largest city. 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?
Yesterday | via CKNW News Talk 980
The controversial real estate technique was uncovered in a bombshell Globe and Mail investigation this weekend, and has renewed the debate over what's driving housing prices in Vancouver. It allows realtors and investors to flip a property multiple times before a sale is even complete, jacking up the price along the way. Comment?
Yesterday | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. It operates as a real estate finance and investment management company. Comment?
Yesterday | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Bankinter is in the financial services industry. They are a banking entity subject to the supervision of the Bank of Spain and the Spanish National Securities Market Commission. Comment?
Yesterday | via Seeking Alpha
Two Harbors Investment's stock is down ~26% over the last year as income investors turned their backs on the mortgage investment sector. Two Harbors retains potential to grow servicing income, though, and has a history of earning excess returns compared to the Pine River Mortgage REIT Index. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Globe and Mail
Vancouver MLA David Eby called for an independent inquiry Sunday. He credits The Globe investigation for pushing the government into doing something concrete about Vancouver's real estate woes. Comment?
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