Monthly Archives: October 2010

The New York State Real Estate Housing Foundation – $2000 first-time Homebuyer Grant Opportunities

Making homeownership a reality The NYSAR Housing Opportunities Foundation is now offering $2,000 grants to first-time homebuyers for closing cost and/or down payment assistance. The New York State Association of REALTORS Housing Opportunities Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded … Continue reading

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Property Values Nationally Show Slight Dip — New York Real Estate

Property Values Nationally Show Slight Dip by John Tayeb on October 27, 2010 Real estate analyst CoreLogic released a report that shows home prices, excluding distressed sales, declined 0.4 percent in August 2010 compared to a year earlier. Including distressed … Continue reading

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Home Prices Stabilizing in Key Markets — New York Real Estate

Home Prices Stabilizing in Key Markets by Raja Tayeb on October 27, 2010 ZipRealty says in its third quarter report that homes in key markets all over the country are selling above the asking price. The report shows that the … Continue reading

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8 Alternatives to Pricey Retirement Locales — New York Real Estate

8 Alternatives to Pricey Retirement Locales by Raja Tayeb on October 26, 2010 Even with their retirement nest eggs diminished by the tough economy, some retirees aren’t giving up on their dreams of living in beautiful spots. Instead, they are … Continue reading

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How to Bring Powerful Purple into your Décor — New York Real Estate

How to Bring Powerful Purple into your Décor by John Tayeb on October 26, 2010 Purple in history has been long associated with mystery, wealth, and wisdom by royalty and those in higher power. From deep royal purple to lilac … Continue reading

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Foreclosure Freeze Shakes Up Security Clearances — New York Real Estate

Foreclosure Freeze Shakes Up Security Clearances by John Tayeb on October 26, 2010 The freeze on foreclosures is putting federal employees with security clearances in a jam. The government monitors the finances of employees that it believes could be vulnerable … Continue reading

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Home Interior: A Cool Method to Turn a Sofa Into a Bed — New York Real Estate

Home Interior: A Cool Method to Turn a Sofa Into a Bed by Raja Tayeb on October 25, 2010 We know you guys are used to seeing out-of-the-ordinary furniture on Freshome and that this sofa may seem a bit “common” … Continue reading

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