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Real Estate Spotlight: Dexter T. Craig

Dexter T. Craig, broker/owner of North Star Real Estate in Rochester, has a degree in electronic engineering, but his passion is real estate. Craig used to work as a telecom engineer, but he said recently he grew tired of traveling ...

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Time is running out: Some year-end tax tips

Reduce income Max out contributions to your qualified employer retirement plan and your IRA. In many cases, contributions to a traditional IRA may be tax deductible. Contributing to a 401(k), 567 or 403(b) plan may reduce taxable income and may ...

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Essential similarity test for post-conviction disbarment

Under Judiciary Law, conviction of a felony results in automatic disbarment. This may include conviction of a felony in another jurisdiction. Statute Judiciary Law § 90(4) states: “a. Any person being an attorney and counselor-at-law who shall be convicted of ...

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Organizations receive grant money from state

Earlier this month, Gov. Elliot Spitzer announced that more than $45 million in financing for affordable housing projects would be given throughout the State. In Rochester, $600,000 of the money will be split equally between the Coalition of Northeast Association ...

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The Daily Record Building gets new owner

Buckingham Properties LLC recently purchased The Daily Record Building, closing on the property late Monday morning. Larry Glazer, CEO of Buckingham Properties said the final purchase price was $925,000. “It is a great building at a great location, and it ...

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Flower City Habitat for Humanity celebrates the ‘Business of Building’

Last week Flower City Habitat for Humanity (FCHH) held its annual “The Business of Building” luncheon. Each year the event highlights economic and community development in Rochester through Habitat’s charitable works. Don Alhart of WHAM TV hosted the luncheon, this ...

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Winterizing your home

Fall is just around the corner, but it is never too early to think about projects to protect your house and yard through the winter. Having a fall checklist can protect problem areas and help homeowners to provide a headstart ...

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Bankruptcy 101

Homeowners facing foreclosure may find an alternative solution in bankruptcy. Bankruptcy attorney Ronald S. Goldman recently took some time to break down the process. Foreclosure and bankruptcy According to Goldman, filing bankruptcy will stop the foreclosure process and allows homeowners ...

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Realtors can never be too cautious

Real estate agents are often in situations that call for them to be alone, unprotected and surrounded by people they don’t know. According to local and national organizations, Realtor safety is a top priority. Earlier this month, the National Association ...

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Event gets Realtors together

Earlier this week, the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors (GRAR) held its 2007 Agents’ Fair and Exhibit Show at the Doubletree Hotel in Rochester. The fair was a chance for area real estate professionals to come together to discuss current ...

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