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Market update: Be Quiet Chicken Little! The Sky is Not Falling

Real Estate update for Westchester County Continue reading

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The age old question, should I buy or rent?

Harvard: 5 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home Eric Belsky is Managing Director of the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University. He also currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Housing Research and Housing Policy Debate. Last year … Continue reading

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New Help on Short Sales

NAR President summarizes updates on short sales j87mf2tk

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The Advantages of Preapproval

By Vickie Elmer WITH the housing market warming up in many areas, and multiple offers becoming more commonplace, buyers who want an advantage in the bidding process will need more than a mortgage prequalification. They will need a preapproval. The … Continue reading

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County makes progress on federal affordable housing settlement, Astorino says

Written by Gerald McKinstry Despite a continued stalemate with the federal government, County Executive Rob Astorino says Westchester remains well ahead of schedule on its affordable housing settlement. In its quarterly report to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban … Continue reading

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Existing-Home Sales Continue to Climb in November

Washington, DC, December 21, 2011 Existing-home sales rose again in November and remain above a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Also released today were periodic benchmark revisions with downward adjustments to sales and inventory data since … Continue reading

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After a Rejection

The New York Times by Vicky Elmer JUST because your mortgage application has been rejected doesn’t mean you won’t eventually get funding. Related. Some borrowers succeed on the second or third attempt, usually with a different mortgage professional, and often … Continue reading

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