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Region’s Luxury Market Still Strong but Changes Appear Likely

June 23, 2022

WHITE PLAINS—The luxury market in Westchester County continues to be strong based on current sales data, however, officials with Houlihan Lawrence tell Real Estate In-Depth that the volatile stock market, rising interest rates and inflation are bound to bring about some changes in the weeks and months ahead. Anthony Cutugno, Sr. Vice President, Director of…

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Realtors Expect Home Sales Slowdown; Not a Market Collapse

June 22, 2022

WHITE PLAINS—With a backdrop of rising interest rates, slowing buying demand, high inflation and a turbulent stock market, some industry observers are questioning the strength of the residential sales market and forecasting hard times ahead. With the recent 0.75% increase in the short-term benchmark lending rate by the Federal Reserve to try and tame high…

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Yonkers Municipal Housing Authority Opens Affordable Housing Waiting List

June 29, 2022

YONKERS—For the first time in more than 10 years, The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers will be opening its waiting list for Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) for affordable housing. MHACY reported on June 27 that it is seeking to add 3,000 people to its waiting list for affordable housing vouchers. The…

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Mambrino, Gorbutt Gomez Join Coldwell Banker Realty

June 17, 2022

Coldwell Banker Realty in Westchester County and Connecticut recently announced that Rose Marie Mambrino, Peter Gorbutt and Carlos Gomez have rejoined the firm’s brokerage in White Plains. Rose Marie Mambrino Peter Gorbutt Carlos Gomez As a licensed real estate associate broker, Mambrino will provide residential real estate services in White Plains as well as Westchester…

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Yonkers Municipal Housing Authority Opens Affordable Housing Waiting List

June 29, 2022

YONKERS—For the first time in more than 10 years, The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers will be opening its waiting list for Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) for affordable housing. MHACY reported on June 27 that it is seeking to add 3,000 people to its waiting list for affordable housing vouchers. The…

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Anthony Domathoti

PRESIDENT'S CORNER: Homeownership is a Cornerstone Of A Strong Community

June 22, 2022

Recently, President Biden and the White House marked National Homeownership Month with a new proclamation affirming the importance of expanding access to safe, affordable housing. June celebrates Pride and now with federal recognition, Juneteenth is a remarkable reminder of an exercise toward the American Dream of homeownership. Real estate is the root of economic growth,…

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Richard Haggerty

GATEWAY PERSPECTIVES: The Power of Stories

June 17, 2022

It’s my sincere hope that by discussing these inequities through the lens of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and focusing on the power of stories and personal experiences, we will create more meaningful and lasting change. On June 14th HGAR, in collaboration with the National Association of Realtors, the New York State Association of Realtors, the…

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Real Estate In-Depth

Longtime Realtor and Newspaper Columnist John Vrooman Passes Away at the Age of 57

June 10, 2022

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors and the staff of Real Estate In-Depth regret to inform the membership and newspaper readership of the passing of John Vrooman, who died suddenly on June 5, 2022, at the age of 57 in upstate Lewiston, NY. John authored “Tech Talk” in HGAR’s monthly newspaper Real Estate In-Depth…

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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Release Equitable Housing Finance Plans to Address Racial Homeownership Gap

June 9, 2022

WASHINGTON—The Federal Housing Finance Agency released Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's Equitable Housing Finance Plans for 2022-2024 that the agency said are designed to complement initiatives that promote the Enterprises' safety and soundness and foster housing finance markets. The plans, which were released on June 8, are intended to provide equitable access to affordable and…

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