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Home Ownership Hold Its Own In Westchester County

According to data from the U.S. Census, 63 percent of residents owned their home last year, and that number has pretty much been the same since 2000.


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Real Estate Closings Down In Westchester And Putnam

When it comes to the real estate market in Westchester and Putnam counties from January 1 to June 30, there were about 16 percent fewer closings than in the first half of 2010.


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WCBS 880 Special Series On Housing: New York’s Suburbs Coping And Looking For Recovery

At Prudential Connecticut in Greenwich, realtor Mark Pruner says sales activity, noticeable at the lower end of prices, has moved up the scale to properties priced at around $3 million.


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Local Realtors Fear End Of Government Assistance For High-End Mortgages

Just when realtors thought things were getting better, comes news that the federal government plans to stop backing high-end mortgages, some as large as $730,000.


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Why The Lag In New Home Sales In Westchester?

New construction is not really something you see in Westchester County.


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Cops: Swindlers Used Craigslist In Yonkers Rental Scam

Police in Yonkers say scammers used Craigslist to advertise rental properties to prospective tenants, setting up appointments and meeting their victims at the locations.