South Huntington Real Estate News
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Wednesday | via Shelter Island Reporter
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Chequit, which James and Linda Eklund sold for $3.35 million along with an unidentified amount of an extra payment for the good will of the business this fall, was purchased for $100,000 by a finance company in a foreclosure sale in 1994 to be resold to the couple that ran it for the past 20 years. The National Security Council recommended to President Lyndon Baines Johnson that he adopt a two-stage plan for escalating the bombing of North Vietnam. Comment?
Oct 4, 2014 | via Newsday
Two Suffolk County judges violated court rules designed to promote transparency and limit cronyism while awarding at least $600,000 in fees and expenses to political power broker Gary Melius and a network of his associates, a Newsday investigation has found. Suffolk Supreme Court Justice Thomas Whelan appointed Melius and his associates to serve as property managers or receivers, which are... Two Suffolk County judges violated court rules designed to promote transparency and limit cronyism while awarding at least $600,000 in fees and expenses to political power broker Gary Melius and a network of his associates, a Newsday investigation has found. Comment?
Oct 1, 2014 | via NorthJersey.com
A 48-year-old real estate agent was arrested on charges of sexual assault after allegedly engaging in inappropriate sexual activity with a 13-year-old girl, Bergen County authorities said Wednesday. Jhony F. Garcia, who lives in Bay Shore, on the South Shore of Long Island's Suffolk County, turned himself in on Monday after learning a warrant had been issued for his arrest, said Prosecutor John L. Molinelli. Comment?
Sep 24, 2014 | via Patch.com
The John W. Engeman Theater will host a concert on Sunday, Sept. 28, from 7:30 -9:30 p.m. to benefit the VeteransHomeGiveaway.org initiative. Comment?
Aug 21, 2014 | via CBS Local
Foreclosed homes right in the suburbia of Long Island have been left with giant holes in the ceiling and graffiti-filled walls - and they are costing taxpayers thousands of dollars. Comment?
Yesterday | via West Australian
Assured Guaranty said it had filed to dismiss its lawsuit against Credit Suisse, according to a statement on its website. U.S. Bank National Association, which acts as a trustee for the six residential mortgage-backed securities that were at issue, filed a motion with the New York Supreme Court objecting to the confidential settlement. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via Albany Times Union
In this Tuesday, July 16, 2013, file photo, a customer uses an ATM at a Bank of America branch on Peachtree Street, in Atlanta. U.S. bank earnings rose 7.3 percent in the July-September quarter of 2014, from a year earlier, as banks reduced their expenses and continued to lend out more money, which helped drive up revenue. Comment?
Monday Nov 24 | via Housing Wire
The Center for NYC Neighborhoods and the national Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law released a joint report on foreclosure rescue scams. The report , titled "Who Can You Trust? The Foreclosure Rescue Scam Crisis in New York," combines quantitative data on national trends from the Lawyers' Committee and qualitative data from focus groups coordinated by the Center. Comment?
Sunday Nov 23 | via The Real Deal
Scammers are conning millions out of cash-strapped New York homeowners, according to a new study to be released Monday. Some 2,700 families across the state have been affected by foreclosure scams, which offer false promises of loan modifications, and the problem is particularly acute in the Southeast Brooklyn, Northeast Bronx and Southeast Queens, according to the New York Post. Comment?
Friday Nov 7 | via Theflyonthewall.com
Information Management Network to hold a symposium Private Label RMBS Reform Symposium is being held in New York on November 12. Lawsky reports a positive for mortgage space, says FBR Capital FBR Capital views reports of New York Department of Financial Services Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky's plans to step down in 2015 as a positive for mortgage servicing space. FBR notes Ocwen Financial has been the company under the most scrutiny with Lawsky in charge and that Nationstar Mortgage ) has also received a letter from the regulator. Comment?
17 min ago | via Chorley Citizen
An overhaul of the stamp duty tax on properties is the reform that home-movers would be most keen to see put in place after next year's general election, a property website has found. Rightmove asked more than 41,000 people who were in the process of buying a new home or planning to do so to choose from a wish-list of housing policies they would like to see put in place following the election next spring. Comment?
21 min ago | via Independent.ie
NEW rules on home loans being planned by the Central Bank will be among the strictest in Europe, estate agents have said. Delegates attending the European Confederation of Real Estate Agents Conference in Dublin expressed surprise that Ireland was introducing a 20pc deposit requirement when, out of 14 countries represented, a deposit was required in only one. Comment?
27 min ago | via The Baltimore Sun
A Baltimore-based nonprofit is preparing to build a commercial kitchen on a blighted tract in East Baltimore, the first step in the creation of a $16 million food production campus. American Communities Trust plans to use a 31/2-acre parcel at Gay and Wolfe streets - the site of a 19th-century city water pumping station - for the kitchen, a canning facility, a working farm and a produce market. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Wall Street Journal
Mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will allow homeowners who have been foreclosed upon to repurchase their homes at market value even if they owe more, reversing a policy that prohibited such transactions. Comment?
1 hr ago | via GlobalNews
One of Canada's largest banks is trying to tap a captive audience through an exclusive agreement to open new branches at the country's biggest airport. The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has opened six branches at Pearson International Airport which will offer services ranging from currency exchange to mortgages. Comment?
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