foreclosures

Home repossessions drop to lowest since 2007; Queens shows less improvement
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/20/2013 at 9:04AM

Foreclosure stats show a recovering housing market, but national improvements are stronger than Queens figures. According to the February 2013 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report from RealtyTrac, a leading online marketplace for real estate data, U.S. bank repossessions have dropped 25 percent from last year, the lowest level since September 2007. Numbers in Queens, however, were [...]

Hear That? It’s the Queens housing boom
News Michael Pantelidis 4/27/2012 at 11:19AM

With economies around the world foundering, the Queens housing market appears to be floating just fine. According to data from the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), Queens had the most home sales of any borough in the first quarter of this year with 2,919 – representing a 13 percent increase from last year. [...]

Assembly held to bring Occupy Wall Street to Queens
Assembly held to bring Occupy Wall Street to Queens
News Michael Pantelidis 11/16/2011 at 2:33PM

Whitey Flagg is aiming to “occupy” the attention of New York’s largest borough. The 40-year-old Jackson Heights resident, who participated in Occupy Wall Street during the movement’s first month and was arrested while marching on the Brooklyn Bridge, is hoping to bring principles promoted at Zuccotti Park to Queens. “After spending so much time there, [...]