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Hudson Gateway MLS Finalizes Merger Deal With Sullivan County Multiple Listing Service

April 2018

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (HGMLS) and the Sullivan County Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (SCMLS) announced on April 13 they have finalized an agreement to combine their two MLSs, expanding the HGMLS coverage to five counties in the Hudson Valley. SCMLS currently has approximately 200 agents in 58 primary participating offices, and…

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Ginsburg-Robert Martin to Redevelop Key Downtown White Plains Complex

April 2018

WHITE PLAINS— Two veteran Westchester County developers--Martin Ginsburg and Robert Weinberg—pioneers and icons in their respective sectors are teaming up on a project that can finally provide a suitable gateway to Downtown White Plains from the White Plains Train station. The two developers are embarking on a redevelopment of a more than 500,00-square-foot office complex…

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news

A Conversation With: HVEDC President & CEO Laurence P. Gottlieb

April 2018

Real Estate In-Depth recently sat down with Laurence P. Gottlieb, president and CEO of the Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation based in Goshen, to discuss the key strengths of the Hudson Valley region in advance of the “Hudson Valley Visionaries: A Look into the Future of Commercial Real Estate” conference on April 12. The conference…

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legal-advocacy

LEGAL CORNER: Update on Privacy Issues, the Fair Housing Act and a Lawsuit Against Facebook

April 2018

On March 27, 2018, the National Fair Housing Alliance, the Fair Housing Justice Center Inc., Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence, Inc. and the Fair Housing Council of Greater San Antonio filed a lawsuit against Facebook, Inc. in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York (see https://bit.ly/2HprYkb), alleging that Facebook’s advertising platform violates…

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people

Murphy Brothers Contracting Recipient of Town Vibe Green Award

April 2018

HGAR Affiliate Murphy Brothers Contracting was the recent recipient of a Town Vibe Green Award in the category of “Businesses or non-profit organizations that have significantly incorporated green practices or products into their culture and operations.” Murphy Brothers believe that building green is simply building smart which is why they incorporated Suntegra Solar roof Shingles…

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residential
Viewpoints

Richard Haggerty

GATEWAY PERSPECTIVES: Forging Relationships

April 2018

In February of this year I wrote about our discussions with the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island to create a regional MLS covering New York City and the greater suburban area. I’m happy to report that those discussions continue to move forward in a very positive direction. I’m also very pleased to advise that…

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Jennifer Maher

PUTNAM POSTING: Enabling Downtown Revitalization In Mahopac

April 2018

Last week the town of Carmel purchased a lakefront lot on Lake Mahopac, an opportunity that could not be passed up and perhaps should have been undertaken a long time ago. Many feel the town made a hasty decision and over paid. According to Nicole Stern, Mike Barile purchased the property 20 years ago for…

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technology

John Vrooman

A New Version of Windows 10 is Coming

April 2018

If your Windows computer is getting old or is running slowly (even after you've run system cleaning and optimization utilities), maybe it's time for a fresh start. When you reinstall your computer’s Windows operating system, you'll typically end up with your computer working better and faster than it was prior to the reinstall. If you…

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mortgage

Real Estate In-Depth

Hudson United Approved as Mortgage Banker in New York

April 2018

NANUET—Hudson United Mortgage recently announced that it has been approved as a mortgage banker in New York. The new license will allow Hudson United to operate as a correspondent lender in its own name, control more of the process, and bring on additional investors with niche products. “This is a tremendous achievement and opens an…

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