Secaucus Real Estate News
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Sunday Oct 5 | via NJ.com
The Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood of Jersey City, which has struggled with pockets of poverty and crime, is getting an economic shot in the arm from the city. Representatives from the city's Redevelopment Agency led a group of 40 local realtors and real estate agents on a bus tour of the neighborhood to show them eight of the 23 vacant properties the city hopes will be restored. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via Business Journal
Denver ranks among the top five counties in the nation for man-made environmental hazards, yet the county also has one of the highest rates of home appreciation in the last 10 years, according to a RealtyTrac study released Tuesday. The Mile High City got dinged for percentage of bad air quality days , Superfund sites per square mile and "other" environmental hazards per square mile . Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
RealtyTracA recently released its first-ever report ranking all U.S. counties based on the prevalence of man-made environmental hazards. The report evaluates five man-made environmental hazards tracked by RealtyTrac subsidiary Homefacts in all 3,143 U.S. counties: percentage of bad air quality days, along with the number of superfund sites, brownfield sites, polluters, and former drug labs per square mile. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via Observer
For the sixth time in eight months this year, Billy Pena has been named Realtor of the Month at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Coccia Realty's Kearny office, Jan R. Kwapniewski, president and owner of BHGRE Coccia Realty announced this week. In August, Pena closed eight transactions, and to date in 2014, he's closed 22 deals with a volume of $6.6 million, according to NJMLS statistics. Comment?
Sep 12, 2014 | via The Real Deal
New Jersey's commercial real estate market has been on the mend, but developers see some obstacles on the horizon. Developers questioned whether the multifamily market is overbuilt at the annual RealShare New Jersey forum. Comment?
Monday Oct 13 | via Inman
Brokers belonging to New Jersey Multiple Listing Service Inc. can now send their listings directly through the MLS to Zillow, the most highly trafficked online real estate portal in the nation. Realtor-owned New Jersey MLS is the latest MLS to join the Zillow Partnership Platform, a program that ensures MLS data is sent to Zillow as often as every 15 minutes. Comment?
Monday Oct 13 | via Housing Wire
Several big banks have negotiated large settlements with the Department of Justice for their role in the housing bubble and subsequent economic collapse. While the historic settlements sound promising on the surface, a study by Denbeaux & Denbeaux law firm exposes why struggling homeowners shouldn't hold their breath waiting for relief. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 1 | via NJ.com
Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice and his wife Teresa will be sentenced on Thursday in federal court. NEWARK - When Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice plead guilty in March, he tried to downplay his wife Teresa's role in a conspiracy to obtain millions of dollars in loans and mortgages through the use of phony documents. Comment?
Saturday Sep 27 | via Daily Mail
Wave goodbye to Hollywood's most eligible bachelor! George Clooney marries Amal Alamuddin in lavish Venice wedding in front of scores of celebrity friends from Bill Murray to Anna Wintour EXCLUSIVE: Trooper wounded in Poconos sniper attack claims he did not have an affair with suspect's sister-in-law in dramatic bedside interview with police Fears for missing real estate agent who disappeared two days ago after leaving to show a house to mystery buyer Uber driver accused of bashing in passenger's head with hammer then driving away after argument over route he was taking Revealed: Fired Muslim convert who beheaded female co-worker lost his job that day 'in argument over stoning women'... and is recovered enough to be quizzed by police PR man hired by the city of Ferguson is fired because he was convicted of reckless homicide for shooting man dead in 2006 Apple releases new software update ... (more) Comment?
Sep 18, 2014 | via The Jersey Journal
A scary number, but it's better than the national average, according to a recent study by The Urban Institute. The study, based on credit reports from TransUnion, found 35 percent of Americans have debts in collections, compared to 29.3 percent of New Jerseyans. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Erie Times News
Moore, a single mother in her mid-30s with two young daughters at the time, had just closed on a Habitat for Humanity home at 2215 Linwood Ave. "That first night, I was scared,'' Moore said. "All the responsibility hit me at once. Comment?
7 min ago | via Townhall
Europe faces yet another recession, and the prospect is shaking global financial markets. To eliminate the persistent threat of collapse, Europe must drop the euro, and Germany must abandon mercantilism. Comment?
16 min ago | via Post-gazette.com
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are close to allowing consumers to buy a home with as little as a 3 percent down payment and still have the mortgages backed by the two agencies. More details are expected to be announced in coming weeks, but the move from a 5 percent down payment could increase the ability of creditworthy but cash-strapped consumers to become homeowners and help a faltering housing market regain its traction. Comment?
39 min ago | via Reuters
China's economic growth slowed in the third quarter to its weakest since the 2008/09 global financial crisis as a slumping property market dragged on manufacturing and investment, adding to concerns about flagging global growth. The world's second-largest economy grew 7.3 percent between July and September from a year earlier, slightly above the 7.2 percent forecast by analysts but slowing from 7.5 percent in the second quarter. Comment?
45 min ago | via South China Morning Post
Home sales in China surged last week amid a policy relaxation and rising supply, according to the latest data from two leading consultancies. Sales in the four first-tier cities showed a strong recovery, led by a 57.5 per cent week-on-week rise in Shenzhen, data from E-House showed. Comment?
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