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The New York State Association of REALTORS (NYSAR) is a not-for-profit trade organization representing more than 56,000 of New York state’s real estate professionals. The term REALTOR is a registered trademark, which identifies real estate professionals who subscribe to a strict code of ethics as members of the National Association of REALTORS. These REALTORS are also members of the New York State Association of REALTORS as well as their local board or association of REALTORS.

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New York State housing market posts monthly sales gains for third consecutive month

Albany, NY - June 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – The New York State housing market posted sales gains for the third consecutive month with an 11-percent increase in closed sales of existing single-family homes in May compared to April, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS.

REALTORS converge upon Albany to advocate for property tax relief, home buying incentives

Albany, NY - June 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Members of the New York State Association of REALTORS will gather at the state Capitol tomorrow to impress upon their representatives in Albany the need for property tax relief, home buying incentives and number of other pro-homeownership initiatives.

New York State housing market posts gains for second consecutive month

Albany, NY - May 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The New York State housing market posted sales gains for the second consecutive month with a nearly 14-percent increase in closed sales of existing single-family homes in April from March, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS.

New York’s REALTORS applaud governor’s action to reduce property taxes; urge action by Legislature

Albany, NY - April 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Statement from New York State Association of REALTORS President Daniel J. Hartnett: New York’s 56,000 REALTORS today applaud Gov. David A. Paterson for taking a first step towards providing meaningful property tax relief for our state’s homeowners.

New York State housing sales, price gains signal buyers to get off the sidelines

Albany, NY - April 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The New York State housing market posted both sales and selling price gains for the first time in 2009 during March, providing a strong signal to those buyers waiting for the market to “hit bottom” that they may well have already missed it.

Economic concerns and stimulus uncertainty keep buyers on the sidelines in February

Albany, NY - March 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The New York State housing market recorded sluggish sales in the first two months of 2009, as buyers faced concerns about the economy and uncertainty about the federal stimulus package.

Despite December uptick, New York State housing sales down in 2008

Albany, NY - January 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – Existing single-family home sales in New York State in 2008 fell by 16.2 percent compared to 2007 as the market responded to the effects of tighter mortgage availability, a shrinking economy and a decline in consumer confidence.

New York’s REALTORS lament missed opportunity in governor’s budget proposal

Albany, NY - December 17, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) – Today, New York’s 62,000 REALTORS are united in their disappointment that Gov. David Paterson’s budget proposal did not...

Empire State begins typical seasonal slowdown in September

Albany, NY - October 30, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) —  Existing single-family home sales in New York finished September 2008 only 4-percent below September 2007, while the median...

Summer housing market building momentum

Albany, NY - September 2, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Sales of existing single-family homes in New York State in July outpaced the June sales total by...

New York REALTORS hail new law to protect earned real estate commissions

Albany, NY - August 8, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — New York’s REALTORS today applaud Gov.  David Paterson for signing into law a long overdue measure to...

Measure signed into law to prohibit all sex offenders from real estate licensure

Albany, NY - August 7, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — New York’s REALTORS® today commend Gov. David Paterson for signing a measure into law that will preclude...

New York housing market remains solid through first half of 2008

Albany, NY - August 22, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — New York’s housing market remains solid through the first half of the year, aided by an increase...

New York housing market sales pace improves, median price holds

Albany – June 30, 2008 –Sales of existing single-family homes in New York State in May outpaced April by nearly 12 percent, with more...

New York housing market warms up in April

Albany – May 23, 2008 – Sales of existing single-family homes in New York State in April increased by more than 14 percent compared...

Empire State housing sales up from February

Albany – April 23, 2008 – Sales of existing single-family homes in New York State in March increased by more than 10 percent compared...

New York housing sales soft in February

Albany – March 26, 2008 – Sales of existing single-family homes in New York State in February decreased by more than 12 percent compared...

Empire State’s housing market slows in January

Albany – March 4, 2008 – Sales of existing single-family homes decreased in January by more than 23 percent compared to December 2007, while...

New York housing market lands softly in 2007

Albany – January 29, 2008 – Sales of existing single-family homes in New York state in 2007 slowed as total sales continued to shrink...

Governor’s tax proposals may hurt homeownership in the Empire State

Albany – January 22, 2008 – Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s budget proposal sends mixed messages to thousands of New Yorkers who will be seeking to...

New York housing market slows down in September

Albany, October 22, 2007 – Sales of existing single-family homes in New York state in September dropped to pre-boom levels for the month, posting...

New York housing market posts solid August

Albany, September 21, 2007 – Sales of existing single-family homes in New York state in August were up 8 percent compared to July, surpassing...

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Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $4.5M in Neighborworks Funding to Develop and...

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $4,804,166 in grants for New York state community development organizations in the national NeighborWorks® network. The funds will support developing and preserving affordable housing, maintaining and expanding neighborhoods, and growing jobs. The FY 17 grant funding will be released by NeighborWorks America.

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Trump Administration Reverses Course On Energy Efficiency Standard Following AG Lawsuit

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