West Carthage Real Estate News
Mar 24, 2015 | via Watertown Daily Times
An exodus of up to 16,000 personnel at Fort Drum would create an unprecedented housing crisis here, as the city's older houses would face a greater risk of foreclosure and falling into disrepair, according to industry experts. If those cuts were made under the worst-case scenario laid out by the Army, experts say it's probable that people would flee the city's older homes in favor of newer housing stock, which would become more affordable as vacancy rates climb. Comment?
Jan 20, 2015 | via Watertown Daily Times
Concerned about the fate of the installation, real estate organizations have decided to pitch in a combined $23,000 toward efforts led by the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization to convince senior Army leaders that troops shouldn't be cut. The New York State Association of Realtors decided this month to issue a grant of $20,000, while the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors decided in September to pitch in $3,000 toward the FDRLO. Comment?
Jan 12, 2015 | via Watertown Daily Times
After getting off to a slow start in the first quarter because of last year's long winter, real estate sales in Jefferson and Lewis counties rebounded during the rest of 2014, with the number of homes sold exceeding 2013 totals. “We were down from last year by 35 homes at the beginning of the year in Jefferson County, but each quarter increased after that,” said Lance M. Evans, executive officer for the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors and the St. Lawrence County Board of Realtors. Comment?
Jan 12, 2015 | via Watertown Daily Times
After getting off to a slow start because of last year's long winter, real estate sales in Jefferson and Lewis counties rebounded during the rest of 2014, with the number of homes sold exceeding 2013 totals. “We were down from last year by 35 homes at the beginning of the year in Jefferson County, but each quarter increased after that,” said Lance M. Evans, executive officer for the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors and the St. Lawrence County Board of Realtors. Comment?
Dec 4, 2014 | via Watertown Daily Times
The Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency's board of directors decided Thursday to send default letters to two businesses that haven't met financial obligations - ordering them to make payments to avoid legal action. Letters will be sent this month to owners of Cafe Mira in Adams, which owes a loan principal of $23,712 and has not made full payments in more than a year, and Metro Paper Industries in Carthage, which hasn't made a payment in lieu of taxes of $23,712, due Sept. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via Daily Mail
Dream mansion on PRIVATE ISLAND with New York City views and where Marilyn Monroe used to party goes on sale for $11 million More than a dozen protesters arrested in Cleveland after white cop is cleared in shooting of unarmed black couple through their windshield in 137-bullet barrage Mothers are losing the ability to give birth naturally and breastfeed their babies claims leading doctor who blames rise of C-sections and use of drugs NSA starts to wind down its controversial collection of phone records - after chaotic Senate fails to agree on top secret program General Motors faces criminal charges and fine in excess of $1 BILLION for failing to disclose ignition defect tied to at least 104 deaths 'It's really thrown me for a loop': Sandra Lee reveals emotional and physical struggle to recover after double mastectomy that saw her lose 15 pounds in just five days My affair with scared and ... (more) Comment?
Friday | via Genesee Country Express
Nothnagle Realtors has joined forces with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, the fourth-largest real estate company in the United States. With this alliance, the two family owned companies said they now have 125 years of combined experience and operating history to guide and to grow them to new heights. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 28 | via Jackson Heights News
New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit ... New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. Comment?
22 hrs ago | via The Wichita Eagle
With Albany still reeling from corruption scandals and time running out on the legislative session, it's looking less likely state lawmakers will overhaul New York City's longstanding rent regulations or a tax break for real estate developers. Changes have been proposed for both laws, which expire next month, but many lawmakers say the most practical option may be to simply renew the laws essentially as-is, with only minor tweaks. 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?
16 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
Banks foreclosed on more than 700 properties in the last year when financially strapped homeowners could no longer afford repayments. While the number of mortgagee sales has plummeted, an economist warns those who extended their mortgage terms or took repayment holidays during the last recession could be exposed during the next downturn. Comment?
27 min ago | via The Peninsula
With the latest effort by Sweden to cool its housing market postponed by a court, concerns are escalating that political stagnation, a faulty institutional set-up and high household debt risks sending the triple A economy into a tailspin. A move to force homeowners to pay down the principal of their mortgages -- what many economists say is the very least needed to avoid a housing bubble -- was postponed after a court in April said the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority lacked a legal mandate. Comment?
34 min ago | via Stabroek News
The New York Post today reported that convicted drug lord Shaheed "Roger" Khan and mortgage fraudster Ed Ahmad are among possible witnesses whose stories or testimony will feature in the upcoming trial of Brooklyn state Sen. John Sampson. Sampson, the former Democratic leader of the Senate, is facing charges of obstructing justice, witness and evidence tampering and lying to an FBI agent. Comment?
40 min ago | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
The city provided $1 million for the program in its 2015 budget, and by the end of last week, nearly 40 loans had been completed for $459,000 with a hundred applications still in the queue. "We are currently oversubscribed," Maria Prioletta, a Department of City Development official, said in a message sent to Common Council members last week. Comment?
43 min ago | via Leamington Spa Courier
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