Weekly Roundup: The Fed’s actions could lower rates

Here’s your chance to catch up with news included to inform, enlighten and perhaps even entertain you. To read about The Big Apple, check out another of today’s three posts.

BILLY’S EX STANDS TO CLEAN UP IN MORE WAYS THAN A SPIC-AND-SPAN KITCHEN

LATE MERGER MAVEN’S FIFTH AVENUE APARTMENT IS LISTED FOR $26 MILLION

SHE’S NOW GETTING HER LETTERS AT DEVONSHIRE HOUSE IN GREENWICH VILLAGE

AUTHOR OF GREED AND GLORY ON WALL STREET BUYS SECOND MULTI-MILLION-DOLLAR APARTMENT

PALIN DOPPELGANGER DISPOSES OF AN UWS STUDIO SHE USED AS AN OFFICE NEAR HER $3.4 MILLION CO-OP

NOVELIST AND PAINTER WIFE SELL GRAMERCY PARK TOWNHOUSE FOR A GREAT PRICE

ACTOR IS TREATED TO SALE OF HIS BROOKLYN TOWNHOUSE OVER THE ASKING PRICE

AND AN ACADEMY-AWARD WINNER’S MAISON BLANCHE IS FOR SALE ON THE UPPER EAST SIDE


HOME OWNERSHIP IS AT LOWEST LEVEL IN A DECADE
WITH BLACKS AND HISPANICS HIT HARDEST


IF YOU HAVEN’T REFINANCED YET, THIS MAY BE THE RIGHT TIME–BEFORE RATES CLIMB AGAIN

CONSUMERS SLOW BORROWING FOR HOME PURCHASE, REFINANCINGS DIP AS WELL

IN NEW YORK AND FOUR OTHER STATES, THE FORECLOSURE TIMELINE EXCEEDS 500 DAYS

FREDDIE RECORDS SLIGHT INCREASE IN MORTGAGE RATES THIS WEEK

HERE’S WHAT THE FED IS DOING AND HOW PRINTING MONEY MAY IMPROVE YOUR LIFE

EXCEPT IN NEW YORK AND FLORIDA, CONDO SELLERS ARE HAVING AN ESPECIALLY HARD TIME

UNNAMED BUYERS COUGHS UP $57.5 FOR TWO TIME-WARNER DUPLEXES THAT ARE SKY-HIGH TOO

AUSTRALIA’S HOUSING MARKET SHOWS SIGNS OF OVERHEATING

IF YOU CAN STAND THE HEAT, THEN DON’T GET BURNED WHEN BUYING A NEW STOVE

FURNITURE KNOCKOFFS ARE SELLING SELL IN TODAY’S ECONOMY



PRIVATE CONSTRUCTION IS FLAT IN SEPTEMBER AS JULY AND AUGUST RESULTS ARE REVISED DOWN

MANY RESPONDENTS IN POLL OVER THE SUMMER THINK RENTS WILL RISE FASTER THAN HOUSE PRICES

BROKERS IN U.S. SEE COMMISSIONS PLUNGE 58 PERCENT FROM PEAK TO LOWEST PORTION OF GDP SINCE 1982


WHAT DO ELECTION RESULTS PORTEND FOR HOUSING?

In the sidebar on the right, you can search for properties listed by various brokers, though I encourage you to be in touch with me for assistance and advice.  You also may want to see my periodic critiques of properties that I visit in “Out and About,” which is posted today.

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Charles Rutenberg Realty
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