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Why We Are Worth It

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 4, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Are we worth it? There have always been buyers and sellers who want to go it alone. They are sure that they can save money by not paying a commission. In my experience the reality is somewhat different. Whether as buyers or as sellers, consumers are rarely their own best advocates in a negotiation. Buyers usually pay less, and sellers get more, when they have a knowledgeable real estate agent representing them

VANDERVALK SAYS BIG BROTHER IS AT IT AGAIN WITH MANDATE FOR SPRINKLER SYSTEMS IN...

With home builders convening at their annual trade show this week, news of the state mandate that fire sprinklers must be included into any new home built beginning in 2012 was met with concern by many in attendance.

Op-Ed: Let’s Keep People In Their Homes

By HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON  There is a broad consensus that Congress must act to stave off deeper turmoil on Wall Street. Irrespective of the final...

New York shows appreciation fueled by the continued resilience of Manhattan

Look to the stimulus-package to create RPX investment opportunity NEW YORK, NY – February 1, 2008 – In what seems like a sea of bad...

Rent Increases in Rent Stabilized Apartments

State and local laws limit your landlord’s right to increase the rent in your rent-stabilized apartment. How do I know if my apartment is rent...

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Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of $36 Million Supportive and Affordable...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the opening of the $36 million Norwood Terrace supportive housing development in the Bronx. The 115-unit housing project, operated by Concern for Independent Living, includes supportive services for homeless adults with psychiatric disabilities, along with affordable housing for low-income individuals and families.

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Trump Administration Reverses Course On Energy Efficiency Standard Following AG Lawsuit

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s notice that it will end its delay of energy efficiency standards for ceiling fans that offer dramatic air pollution reductions, as well as energy- and cost-savings to consumers and businesses. Attorney General Schneiderman, leading a 11-member state and municipal coalition, had sued the Trump Department of Energy (DOE) in April, charging that the Administration’s continued delay of the effective date of the rule violated federal law.