Daily Archives: March 22, 2010

Congress Still ‘Out to Lunch’ on Flood Insurance — New York Real Estate

Congress Still ‘Out to Lunch’ on Flood Insurance by Raja Tayeb on March 22, 2010 Flood insurance is still being kicked around Congress like a football. The House voted Wednesday to extend the federal program through the end of April; … Continue reading

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‘Second Life’ Practitioners Make Real Money — New York Real Estate

‘Second Life’ Practitioners Make Real Money by Raja Tayeb on March 22, 2010 If you aren’t making as much money as you want in the conventional real estate world, consider selling real estate in the make-believe world. Elaine Politis and … Continue reading

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Greenspan Denies Causing the Housing Bubble — New York Real Estate

Greenspan Denies Causing the Housing Bubble by John Tayeb on March 22, 2010 Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan, whose policies have been blamed for the economic meltdown of 2008, will present a paper at the Brookings Institution today saying … Continue reading

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Winter Storms Hold Mortgage Rates in Place — New York Real Estate

Winter Storms Hold Mortgage Rates in Place by Raja Tayeb on March 21, 2010 Interest on 30-year fixed mortgages averaged 4.96 percent this week, barely up from 4.95 percent a week ago, while 15-year rates nudged up to 4.33 percent … Continue reading

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More People Are Sharing Homes — New York Real Estate

More People Are Sharing Homes by John Tayeb on March 21, 2010 About one in every six Americans lives in a multi-generational household, up 30 percent since 2000, according to U.S. Census figures and a study released Thursday by the … Continue reading

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