Southampton Real Estate News
Wednesday Apr 8 | via New York Post
It takes more than a spoonful of sugar for some New York parents to come to terms with the high-end perks their nannies want. When Upper East Side real-estate agent Rachel Koenig was screening nannies for her 2-week-old son, Alexander, she assumed she'd be the one asking the questions. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 1 | 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?
Friday Mar 27 | 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?
Friday Mar 20 | 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?
18 hrs ago | via Black Voice News
It is ironic that April is Fair Housing Month and the U.S. Senate has yet to schedule a vote on the nomination of the first Black woman to become the nation's Attorney General. Nominated on November 14, the nomination of Loretta Lynch has lingered longer than the seven previous attorneys generals combined. Comment?
Yesterday | via Seeking Alpha
Yes, more Greece, ever more Greece. Well, the focus is still very much there. It's not the only topic, obviously, China warrants interest too, certainly with things like Tyler Durden quoting Cornerstone Macro as saying China's true economic growth rate was just 1.6% in Q1 2015 , not the official government number of 7%. Comment?
Thursday | via CNN
Kim Richards of the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" was arrested and accused of trespassing, resisting arrest and public intoxication on Thursday, April 16. Richards is pictured in a scene from the "Reunion" episode that aired March 31. Apollo Nida, husband of Phaedra Parks from "Real Housewives of Atlanta," was sentenced July 8 to eight years in prison followed by five years of supervised release "for conspiring to commit mail, wire and bank fraud." It seems that may have taken a toll on the couple's marriage; Phaedra Parks has retained a lawyer with the intent to "amicably her marriage," a rep for the reality star said. Comment?
Thursday | via DNAinfo.com
Ramon Lebron knew he was the perfect candidate for the information technology job at a financial firm. The company was interested in him after an interview but told him that they would check his credit as part of the hiring process. Comment?
Thursday | via Independent Women's Forum
Whew! Tax Day has passed. But this year was more difficult than usual for many Americansand for one in four Americans it was more a nightmare that tax days past- as this was the first year that all tax filers had to prove they carried healthcare insurance in 2014 or face a fine. Comment?
22 min ago | via Anchorage Daily News
Most people believe they have their homes and rental properties adequately insured against unforeseen disasters. The policy gaps are evident only when a problem occurs. Comment?
36 min ago | via NorthJersey.com
A New York City man who stole more than $187,000 from two New Jersey couples who thought he was helping them with their mortgages has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Monmouth County prosecutors say 51-year-old Mario Coniglione, of Staten Island, also must pay restitution to both couples under the sentence imposed Friday. Comment?
39 min ago | via The BIG One
Statistics provided by the Ohio Supreme Court show that foreclosure filings declined in the state in 2014 for the fifth straight year. The court reported Thursday the 43,727 new common-pleas filings of residential, commercial, and tax foreclosure cases last year was a decline of nearly 18 percent from 2013. Comment?
51 min ago | via Daily Herald
The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community. He likes taking walks, plays guitar and paints, eats at Wendy's and drives around in a Toyota. Comment?
57 min ago | via Republican Journal
Welcome home to this well-designed 2 year old cape. High-end finishes and well thought-out design choices are the theme of this home. Comment?
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