West Carthage Real Estate News
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Thursday Jul 21 | via North County Public Radio
There are more than 150 abandoned homes in Watertown. A report put out by the city assessor finds homes in the city can be empty for months, even years, before the bank takes them over. Comment?
Apr 16, 2016 | via Watertown Daily Times
The median price of Jefferson County homes sold during the first quarter fell by $33,000 compared to the same period in 2015, a trend that suggests more foreclosed homes are being snapped up. The median price fell by 22 percent from $147,000 to $114,000, and the 25 lowest-priced homes during the first quarter sold from $9,000 to $40,000, according to Lance M. Evans, executive officer of the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors. Comment?
Feb 21, 2016 | via Watertown Daily Times
City Assessor Brian S. Phelps acknowledges it's difficult to gauge what's happening with those so-called “zombie homes” in the city because it can take a few years before banks finally file foreclosure proceedings. But Mr. Phelps recently learned about a national real estate website that can help keep better track of “zombie” homes - properties that people have stopped paying their mortgages on and have moved out because they expect the bank to begin foreclosure - in the city. Comment?
Jan 13, 2016 | via Watertown Daily Times
Homes sold in Jefferson County in 2015 were dampened by a buyer's market, while sales in Lewis and St. Lawrence counties were up from 2014. An influx of new apartment complexes in recent years contributed to lower 2015 home sales in Jefferson County, where there is now a wealth of affordable housing options to choose from, said Lance M. Evans, executive officer of the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors. Comment?
Dec 2, 2015 | via Watertown Daily Times
Real estate agents sold fewer homes during the third quarter in Jefferson County than the same period a year ago, while sales climbed in Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. Lance M. Evans, executive officer of the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Realtors, said home sales have dropped in the third quarter and year to date in Jefferson County, where an influx of new apartment complexes in recent years has contributed to the trend. Comment?
Sunday Jul 17 | via Chronicle Newspaper
Recent state legislation requires lenders to maintain vacant houses before foreclosure proceedings are completed, not just after foreclosure, as prior law required. The new law also established a statewide registry of abandoned homes and a hotline for neighbors to report them. Comment?
Friday | via National Mortgage News
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Thursday announced a new grant initiative aimed at reducing the volume of so-called zombie homes - properties that have not been properly maintained through prolonged foreclosure proceedings. The Zombie Remediation and Prevention Initiative would provide a total of $13 million in grants to local governments as part of a statewide competitive application process. Comment?
Friday | via LongIsland.com
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a new grant initiative to address the growing statewide problem of so-called "zombie homes." Schneiderman: This Office will continue to help communities emerge from the foreclosure crisis and its enduring legacy of zombie homes. Comment?
Thursday Jul 21 | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
On Thursday, July 21, 2016, Freddie Mac reports on the week's average U.S. mor... The pregnant wife and 4-year-old son of a prominent Chinese dissident have sought refuge in the San Francisco Bay Area after leaving Thailand, where she said she no longer felt safe. A New York man is accused of holding an 81-year-old Marine Corps veteran hostage in a motel for at least four years in order to steal his benefits checks. Comment?
Feb 15, 2015 | via The Post-Standard
The state is making $13 million available to local governments to fight the problem of "zombie homes" - vacant and abandoned homes uncared-for during prolonged foreclosure proceedings. The 100 communities with the greatest zombie home problems, including Syracuse and 13 other Central New York municipalities, are eligible to apply for the grants. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Independent.ie
The Government's Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness includes measures to help former prisoners and sex offenders get accommodation once they are released. The Government's Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness includes measures to help former prisoners and sex offenders get accommodation once they are released. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Independent.ie
A new property bubble caused by a lack of affordable homes and Central Bank lending rules is seeing the cost of houses rise in areas outside Dublin's commuter belt. A new property bubble caused by a lack of affordable homes and Central Bank lending rules is seeing the cost of houses rise in areas outside Dublin's commuter belt. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Stuff.co.nz
Labour finance spokesman Grant Robertson says the Reserve Bank needs a bigger mandate, and the days of only controlling inflation to steady the economy were gone. Monetary policy needs to be reviewed and Reserve Bank is operating on a broken mandate, says Labour's Finance Spokesman Grant Robertson. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Republican Journal
Rare opportunity to purchase this stunning 3.2 acre parcel with 900' +/ of waterfront including sandy cove, oyster beds, rocky ledges, and an existing home site, with a well, and septic plan design. The existing home site is tucked between a moss covered ledge, and the sandy beach at Cat Cove. Comment?
1 hr ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. is a corporation that intends to qualify as a REIT for U.S. federal incoming tax purposes and that expects to invest in, acquire, own, lease, reposition and manage a diverse portfolio of necessity-based retail properties. This includes primarily, well located community and neighborhood shopping centers, anchored by national or regional supermarkets and drugstores. Comment?
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