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On Tuesday, more than 320 REALTORS rolled up their sleeves to participate in NYSAR’s annual Lobby Day at the Capitol in Albany. REALTORS spent the day tirelessly meeting with state lawmakers to urge approval of a two-percent property tax cap. NYSAR support for the tax cap was further emphasized t...
How Might a Government Shutdown Impact the Loan Process?
Mapping the 2010 U.S. Census Browse population growth and decline, changes in racial and ethnic concentrations and patterns of housing development. http://projects.nytimes.com/census/2010/map The link above is for an interactive map of the entire United States. Take a look at your region, to chec...
Here is an odd twist of events. Homeowner forecloses on Bank. Below. link attached. A Philadelphia homeowner started foreclosure proceedings on a Wells Fargo mortgage office after winning a rather strange legal judgement against the bank. After Patrick Rodgers got no reply to three letters asking...
President Obama is targeting the tax deduction for mortgage interest payments and charitable contributions made among high-income earners. The proposed budget cuts call for taxpayers in the 33 percent and 35 percent tax brackets to be limited in deducting charitable contributions and mortgage int...
The Obama administration announced on Friday plans to reform the housing finance market, including winding down government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and turning most of the market over to the private sector, as well as requiring larger down payments. The White House pr...
"If you don't own a home, buy one. If you own one home, buy another one. If you own two homes, buy a third. And, lend your relatives the money to buy a home." - John Paulson 9/27/2010 How John Paulson made $5 Billion last year
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The below link is a brief visual showing you the importance of getting out of debt ASAP. Imagine what you can do with all that money saved in interest payments (the ones you can't write off). http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/
Long Island Q4 2010 Market Report