Shirley Real Estate News
Tuesday Apr 28 | via Newsday
The Suffolk County Welfare to Work Commission wants a company's child care practices to be among the criteria used by the county's Industrial Development Agency in weighing applications for tax breaks. The IDA already considers the amount of goods and services an applicant purchases within the county, along with employment and investment commitments, when considering giving breaks on property... The Suffolk County Welfare to Work Commission wants a company's child care practices to be among the criteria used by the county's Industrial Development Agency in weighing applications for tax breaks. Comment?
Apr 1, 2015 | via Newsday
Ted Papas, field supervisor for Cipco Boarding Co., boards up an abandoned house in Babylon on Aug. 26, 2014. Photo Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger Municipalities have to shoulder the responsibility for maintaining zombie homes. Comment?
Mar 27, 2015 | via LongIsland.com
March 27, 2015 - An indictment was unsealed today in United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York charging Jerry Campora, Jr., a resident of Setauket, New York, with eight counts of mail fraud. Campora was arraigned this afternoon before United States District Judge Joanna Seybert at the federal courthouse in Central Islip. Comment?
Mar 20, 2015 | via Newsday
Neighborhoods across Long Island are battling an epidemic of blighted, abandoned houses as municipalities spend millions of tax dollars trying to maintain structures that fester with rats, mold, weeds and squatters. Long Island communities are littered with empty, neglected homes -- from small Cape Cod-style houses in Levittown, America's first suburb, to large Colonials in upscale Hamptons... Neighborhoods across Long Island are battling an epidemic of blighted, abandoned houses as municipalities spend millions of tax dollars trying to maintain structures that fester with rats, mold, weeds and squatters. Comment?
Mar 17, 2015 | via Albany Times Union
The Empire Center is out with a benchmarking or ranking of property tax rates and they have found that based on each $1,000 worth of home value, Binghamton residents have the highest tax burden statewide. Part of that is due to the struggling city's low home prices, and what is likely a high overhead and school cost that plagues lots of upstate communities. 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?
Wednesday | via Housing Wire
A man lauded as an exceptional regulator in some quarters and a thorn in the side of the mortgage industry in others is stepping down from the agency he helmed for more than four years. Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services , just announced that he will depart the agency in late-June after serving as the founding superintendent for the agency. Comment?
23 hrs ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
At a joint press conference held in Rochester, N.Y. Wednesday, Howard W. "Hoddy" Hanna, III, Chairman and CEO of Hanna Holdings, Inc., and Armand D'Alfonso, President and CEO of Nothnagle Realtors, announced that Nothnagle Realtors has joined forces with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. "I look forward to working with Armand and the entire Nothnagle team during the years to come as we share best practices and business opportunities throughout the Great Lakes Region of the Howard Hanna family of companies," said Howard W. "Hoby" Hanna IV, President of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. Comment?
Yesterday | via TheStreet.com
NEW YORK -- The S&P 500 was on track to close at record highs by the final hour of trading Thursday as a rally in the energy sector boosted the benchmark index. The S&P 500 was up 0.29% to 2,131.9, above its May 18 record of 2,129. Comment?
Yesterday | via Newsday
Is there anything that says "summer vacation" like packing the family into the car and hitting the road for cooler, calmer environs? No airports, no security lines and -- once you get off Long Island -- very little traffic, hopefully. Within a four-to-five-hour drive are a wide array of natural attractions -- from lakes to beaches to mountains -- that make for an easy weeklong vacation, or even a long weekend. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via KETV-TV
No, we're not talking about regular people's homes. The biggest gains have come from so-called real estate investment trusts -- REITs for short. Comment?
15 min ago | via Examiner.com
There is no doubt the Northern Palm Beaches real estate market is going to be interesting as we head into what historically are the slower summer months. Each month at this time we dig a little deeper into the local condo market to see where we have been, where we are and where we might be heading. Comment?
19 min ago | via CottageCountryNow.ca
The Royal Bank is backing off on its plan to charge customers a fee to make credit card, loan and mortgage payments under certain circumstances. The big bank says it has listened to client feedback and reversed its original decision to include those transactions in a customer's monthly limit of free debit transactions. Comment?
23 min ago | via Edmonton Journal
A new and active multi-family dwelling construction site on the northeast corner of 127th Street and 106th Avenue on May 21, 2015. If you're an Edmontonian, you might be forgiven for wondering. Comment?
30 min ago | via Phoenix Real Estate Guy
The Phoenix real estate market has heated up for sellers recently and that's making things a little challenging for buyers. If you're buying right now you're likely seeing multiple offers, bidding wars, properties selling for over asking price, appraisal waivers, and all sorts of craziness. Comment?
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