Posts Tagged: new york

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 4. Buffalo

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: Buffalo winters are loooong, but that’s why there are places like the… Read more »

Foreclosures Increasing in Pipeline in Many States

The number of homes in the foreclosure pipeline is increasing in states including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, where the process is slowed by courts, as Arizona, California and Nevada digest their backlog. Home loans that were delinquent or in foreclosure fell in three states hit hard by the housing market collapse, dropping 19%… Read more »

NY: Real Estate Inventory Increasing After Labor Day

As usual, Labor Day marked a pick-up in sales inventory after the typically slow summer. The seasonal increase should lead to more opportunity for buyers and more sales. According to Noah Rosenblatt, founder of, a website that tracks Manhattan’s inventory in real time, post-Labor Day sales inventory is on par with last year, when… Read more »

NY: Sellers Getting Greedy?

When the real estate market crashed, tales of lowball offers abounded in New York: Buyers were in many cases demanding discounts of 25, even 30 percent, off asking prices. Those days, relieved brokers say, have passed. But in this steadier-if-somewhat- uncertain market, some say another frustration has emerged. Sellers, emboldened by the market’s relative improvement… Read more »

NY: Rochester Real Estate Prices Steady

As many housing markets across the country struggle mightily in the aftermath of the 2007-09 recession, home prices in the Rochester area remain solid and the real estate industry expects a pickup in activity this year after a mild slowdown. The fact that Rochester came through the recession in better shape economically than most metropolitan… Read more »

NY: The West 70’s – Manhattan’s Suburbs

WHEN Paul Kahn was growing up on the Upper West Side in the 1980s, he recalled recently, it was pleasant and livable but a neighborhood that might seem surprising in hindsight. There were some blocks his parents didn’t let him walk on; many children, himself included, went to private school; and his Little League, which… Read more »