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The New York State housing market continued to post solid numbers in February, reaching 7,328 closed sales despite a 6.2-percent decline from February 2017.
Homebuyer activity in New York State remained strong throughout 2017, driving closed sales past the 2016 record, according to the annual housing market report from The New York State Association of REALTORS®. The statewide median sales price also grew …
Homebuyer activity in New York State remained strong throughout 2017, driving closed sales past the 2016 record.
The median sales price of a home in New York was $254,000, a 5.8% increase over the same time in 2016.
In November, homes in New York sold, on average, 12 days faster than they did in November of 2016.
“We have concerns about the plan and its impact on New York state as a whole, New York taxpayers and New York homeowners – and frankly future homeowners as well.”
Legislatures across the country are considering bills that would create savings accounts for first-time homebuyers.
One of the New York State Association of REALTORS® (NYSAR) top priorities during the 2016 legislative session was the NY First Home proposal. This legislation, sponsored by Senator Betty Little and Assemblyman Phil Ramos, will help first time homebuyer …
The Long Island Board of REALTORS® is working hard to ensure fair housing for all, and to eliminate the last bastion of institutional discrimination: cooperative housing. Federal law prohibits housing discrimination based on race, color, national origi …