Finding a new place to live is easier for consumers who can now browse apartments on their smart phones. Apartment Finder/ApartmentFinder.com has launched a free Android app to make looking through photos, maps and more information a better experience for ...Read More »
Housing prices aren’t evaporating everywhere. The average pied-a-terre in bustling Delhi, India, will now cost you 22 percent more than it did a year ago. That’s according to the just-released third quarter stats from UK-based Global Property Guide, which tracks ...
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The city of Rochester has begun mailing 2012 re-assessment letters to city property owners. The mailing will continue through the end of December. The re-assessment is an update to the assessments that were established during the 2008 re-assessment. The 2012 ...Read More »
Over 30 percent of contracted home sales nationwide don’t make it all the way to closing, the National Association of Realtors reported last month. Lender-ordered appraisals of short sale and foreclosed homes are often mentioned as a common cause, but ...Read More »
The removal of Amherst-based Steven J. Baum PC from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac foreclosure cases means other firms will be picking up the work. Baum’s firm handled a large portion of the state’s foreclosure cases, and experts predict more ...Read More »
ALBANY — The New York State Court of Appeals on Tuesday cleared the Attorney General’s Office to pursue allegations that First American Corp. and its former subsidiary eAppraiseIT, inflated property appraisals under pressure from client Washington Mutual. Then-Attorney General Andrew ...
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On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced grants totaling over $91 million to nonprofit organizations across New York state for the development of affordable, accessible housing for seniors. In Rochester, the Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation ...Read More »
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $2.85 million to the Urban League of Rochester Economic Development Corporation for affordable senior housing for 20 senior citizens in their supportive community in Henrietta. “Goose Landing Senior Apartments Phase ...Read More »
Nothnagle has added a feature to search properties and view “guided tour” videos on its Facebook page. Consumers can go to www.Facebook.com/NothnagleRealtors and select “Property Videos” on the left-side of the page. Similar to Nothnagle.com, a consumer can conduct a ...Read More »
New York Assembly members, including the chairs of the Committees on Housing, the Judiciary and Banks, held a hearing in New York City on Monday to examine the foreclosure process in the state, and to review the ramifications of decreased ...Read More »