Monthly Archives: May 2010

Aging Boomers May Bring Fiscal Blessings Instead – BusinessWeek

Viewpoint March 29, 2010, 9:01PM EST text size: TT Aging Boomers May Bring Fiscal Blessings Instead Older workers who can’t retire comfortably are likely to be needed in the workplace as the economy grows, easing threats of an entitlement load … Continue reading

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Mortgage Volume Down After Tax Credit | #Newyork #realestate

Mortgage Volume Down After Tax Credit by John Tayeb on May 12, 2010 Mortgage applications to purchase homes declined 9.5 percent last week compared with the previous week on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association weekly … Continue reading

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Transparency Needed for Stable Financial System — #Newyork #realestate #economy

Transparency Needed for Stable Financial System by Raja Tayeb on May 12, 2010 One of the major problems leading to the financial system meltdown was a lack of transparency, a group of analysts and business executives told REALTORS® during the … Continue reading

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Home Values Impact All Areas of Economy | #Newyork #realestate

Home Values Impact All Areas of Economy by Raja Tayeb on May 10, 2010 Real estate can be an engine or a brake for the U.S. economy. And today, it’s mostly slowing things down. “The housing market, since it was … Continue reading

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Prices Rising Too Fast in Other Countries? | #realestate #economy

Prices Rising Too Fast in Other Countries? by Raja Tayeb on May 10, 2010 Home prices in many parts of the U.S. are still on the road to recovery, but in other parts of the world, prices are rising so … Continue reading

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More Minorities Head to the Suburbs — New York Real Estate

More Minorities Head to the Suburbs by John Tayeb on May 10, 2010 Suburbs are becoming more multicultural and increasingly impoverished, according to an analysis of census data by the Brookings Institution. Arizona and nine other states lead the nation … Continue reading

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New Standards Simplify MLS Data Sharing | #Newyork #realestate

New Standards Simplify MLS Data Sharing by Raja Tayeb on May 9, 2010 Real estate data sharing on multiple-listing services is about to get easier, with the Real Estate Standards Organization’s approval of real estate property standard names. The standard … Continue reading

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