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GM Redevelopment Finally Breaks Ground

May 2016

SLEEPY HOLLOW—In what Village of Sleepy Hollow Mayor Ken Wray described as simply “a defining moment for our village, a real turning point” and a break with its industrial past, the developers of The Edge-on-Hudson, a planned more than $1-billion mixed-use development, broke ground on the former site of the General Motors assembly plant here.…

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$60M French American School Project Still in ‘Limbo’

May 2016

WHITE PLAINS—Despite a blistering rebuke of the actions by the White Plains Common Council over what has been a five-year long approval process, the $60-million French American School of New York development project here is still nowhere near breaking ground. New York State Supreme Court Judge Joan Lefkowitz in her recent ruling described the project…

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A.S.A.P. Mortgage Corp. to Hold Event Honoring Military, Veterans on May 23

May 2016

Mark Your Calendar MOHEGAN LAKE—A.S.A.P. Mortgage Corp. is holding an event on Monday, May 23 at the Roma Grill restaurant in Mohegan Lake to honor military personnel and veterans. The event to be held at 3131 East Main St. in Mohegan Lake is free for all veterans and military personnel with military identification and will…

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Hudson Gateway REALTORS® Support Equal Housing Opportunities for All

April 2016

Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS® As we celebrate the 48th anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act and the progress that has been made, sadly, we must recognize that after nearly five decades illegal discrimination in housing is a crime that still exists today. The Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS® (HGAR) applauds Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s…

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Marcene Hedayati

RPAC Allows Realtors to Advocate For Industry and Consumer Issues

May 2016

The mission of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors is to help our members thrive. We do this through various initiatives, but the most important of these are our legislative efforts where we work hard to support issues that protect and promote the tradition of homeownership. The Realtor Political Action Committee (RPAC) is a non-profit…

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Richard Haggerty

HGAR Supports Equal Housing Opportunities for All

May 2016

As we celebrate the 48th anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act and the progress that has been made, sadly, we must recognize that after nearly five decades illegal discrimination in housing is a crime that still exists today. The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors applauds Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent proposal to expand state fair…

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June 15th Seminar to Discuss Benefits of WELL Building Standard

May 2016

RYE—There is now a standard to measure how buildings can affect the health of people occupying them. It's called the WELL Building Standard ™. Based on the belief that buildings should be developed with people's health and wellness at the center of design, WELL™ was established by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI), a public…

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Large HGAR Contingent Lobby Albany Lawmakers on Key Issues

May 2016

ALBANY—A total of 45 members of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors traveled to Albany on May 24th by car and bus to present state lawmakers representing HGAR’s four-county area the association’s 2016 legislative priorities. HGAR President Marcene Hedayati and Legislative Committee co-chairs Leah Caro and John Lease III led the HGAR delegation. Also providing…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Cindy Schweizer

May 2016

From the Little Leagues to the Big Leagues More than 20 years ago, Cindy Schweizer stepped into a Stony Point real estate office to sell sponsorships for her son’s little league team. Little did she know that this chance encounter would be the start of her own long and successful real estate career. Now an…

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Legoland Confirms Plans for Orange County Amusement Park

May 2016

GOSHEN—Legoland has confirmed that it intends to submit plans for a major amusement park in the Town of Goshen in Orange County, Real Estate In-Depth has learned exclusively. A spokesperson for Merlin Entertainments plc, the owner and operator of Legoland amusement parks, confirmed what sources have been telling Real Estate In-Depth and other media outlets…

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State A.G. Adds $100M to Foreclosure Prevention Programs

May 2016

NEW YORK—New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced on May 25th a $100-million expansion of efforts to provide no-interest loans to help New York families avoid foreclosure and stay in their homes. The expansion, funded by the Attorney General’s April settlement with Goldman Sachs over the bank’s deceptive practices leading up to the…

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