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US sales of new homes rose 3.3 percent in April

WASHINGTON — Americans bought more new homes last month, the latest evidence that the U.S. housing market could be starting to recover. New-home sales increased 3.3 percent in April from March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 343,000, the ...

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Housing achievement awards announced

The Rochester Housing Council announced the inaugural recipients of the Joseph C. Wilson Housing Achievement Award.   The award is named in honor of the Xerox founder, who was an original member of a community housing council created in response ...

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Rochester in middle of pack nationally for office space

The Greater Rochester area is near national averages in terms of office and industrial space. Currently, it is in the middle of several leading markets across the nation, according to figures presented Thursday by executives of the Rochester office of ...

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First quarter home sale numbers up

The housing market’s recovery may have stalled, nationally (according to the National Association of Realtors), but Rochester area Realtors, builders and mortgage bankers reported noticeably stronger housing numbers for the first quarter of 2012 in the Genesee Region. Unusually warm ...

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Program to benefit homeless veterans

The Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs want to help over 10,500 homeless veterans find housing and receive the supportive services they need to get back on their feet. “It’s ...

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Nothnagle Realtors recognized

Nothnagle Realtors is the recipient of a Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Member Achievement Award, presented March 25 at the organization’s 2012 annual conference in Orlando, Fla. The event attracted 1,000 real estate brokers, managers, relocation professionals, sponsors ...

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Parcel remains vacant

Future development of a prime commercial site in the town of Penfield, the subject of a recent foreclosure proceeding, is still up in the air. Matthew Hearle, a partner in the New York City law firm Goldberg Weprin Finkel & ...

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Declines seen in lead poisoning litigation

Lead litigation has generally declined in Rochester over the past several years, although new recommendations by a committee of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could tighten lead poisoning standards. In January, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead ...

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