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Specializing in Darien and Rowayton

By Samuel Gabe | Agent in Darien, CT

Important Real Estate News of the Week - Week Ending October 26, 2012

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Good afternoon, and welcome to my Real Estate Blog where we discuss local, regional and national real estate news and information. 

Here's the Important Real Estate News of the Week

Congratulations to all of our fabulous nominees and our winners last night at REBNY’s Deal of the Year Event!:
The Real Deal
http://therealdeal.com/blog/2012/10/25/halstead-bhs-win-big-at-rebny-deal-of-the-year-awards/

Bloomberg
New York Area has Biggest Jump in Foreclosure Filings
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-25/new-york-area-has-biggest-jump-in-foreclosure-filings.html 

NY1
City Keeping Close Eye on Hurricane Sandy
http://www.ny1.com/content/top_stories/171348/city-keeping-close-eye-on-hurricane-sandy 

Darien Patch
Hurricane Sandy & Darien 
http://darien.patch.com/columns/hurricane-sandy-darien 

CNN Money
Foreclosures Fall in 62% of U.S. Cities
http://money.cnn.com/2012/10/25/real_estate/foreclosures-cities/index.html 

CNBC
Buffet: U.S. Residential Housing Starting to Pick Up (video)
http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000123936&play=1#eyJ2aWQiOiIzMDAwMTIzOTM2IiwiZW5jVmlkIjoiZ2pzZE5ieVBrRjZ3TEMwN3dLeHRnZz09IiwidlRhYiI6InRyYW5zY3JpcHQiLCJ2UGFnZSI6MSwiZ05hdiI6WyLCoExhdGVzdCBWaWRlbyJdLCJnU2VjdCI6IkFMTCIsImdQYWdlIjoiMSIsInN5bSI6IiIsInNlYXJjaCI6IiJ9

The New York Times
Jobless Claims Fall
http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2012/10/25/business/25reuters-usa-economy-jobs.html?_r=1&ref=business

The Wall Street Journal
Hamptons Home Sales Rise, but Prices Decline
Chief Economist Greg Heym is quoted!http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204530504578076833711015610.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

Bloomberg
Home Sales Rising in Two-Year High Spur U.S. Growth: Economy
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-24/sales-of-new-u-s-homes-climbed-in-september-to-two-year-high.html

Darien Patch
CT Has 3rd Highest Tax Burden in U.S.
http://darien.patch.com/articles/report-connecticuts-tax-burden-ranked-third-highest-in-us-acca72a5

Darien Daily Voice
Darien May Raise Price Of Train Station Parking
http://darien.dailyvoice.com/politics/darien-may-raise-price-train-station-parking 

Trulia via Forbes
Housing Market Recovery Hits New High in September
http://www.forbes.com/sites/trulia/2012/10/23/housing-market-recovery-hits-new-high-in-september/ 

Bloomberg
Mortgage Lenders See Tighter Credit Under New U.S. Rules
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-23/mortgage-lenders-seeing-perfect-storm-of-rules-on-the-horizon.html

The Wall Street Journal
The Let's-Sell-Our-House- And-See-the-World Retirement
http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB10000872396390443720204578004131575356160-lMyQjAxMTAyMDIwNTAyODU3Wj.html 

Darien Daily Voice
Darien State House Candidates Talk I-95, Housing
http://darien.dailyvoice.com/politics/darien-state-house-candidates-talk-i-95-housing

ABC News
Housing Recovery Picks Up Speed
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/business/2012/10/housing-recovery-picks-up-speed/ 

Looking for some Halloween fun this year? Check out some of the best attractions around the city, courtesy of our Halstead Tumblr Blog:

http://halsteadproperty.tumblr.com/post/34104917127/ready-for-halloween-in-new-york-city-its-that

Happy Friday!

Have a safe & entertaining weekend!

 

Sam

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