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Tax-reform uncertainty puts drag on Brooklyn, Queens housing markets

The Brooklyn and Queens housing markets slowed during the second quarter of the year as buyers likely delayed purchases to hash out how tax reform might affect their wallets. The number of homes... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 12th, 2018

Brooklyn and Queens housing prices flirt with record highs, yet lose some steam

Brooklyn and Queens homes prices remained at record levels during the first quarter of the year, even as the markets downshifted in other ways. The median price of a Brooklyn home was $795,000,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 12th, 2018

Report details borough boom that begs for BQX

New analysis underscoring the need for a Brooklyn Queens Expressway, BQX, says that neighborhoods like Long Island City, Astoria and Gowanus are on the precipice of a commercial space boom set to overtake other major U.S. office markets, a tr.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 2nd, 2019

Amazon puts future of LIC retail in play

With an Amazon-induced influx of new residents likely headed straight for Long Island City and the addition of myriad new housing that will support them, major retail for the growing Queens neighborhood may only be.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyNov 28th, 2018

Citi exec touts affordable-housing models, given tax-reform and market headwinds

To provide affordable housing in increasingly expensive urban markets, New York and other municipalities need to look at innovative financing and ownership structures, especially since corporate tax... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 22nd, 2018

Height Capital Markets: Housing Finance Reform Plan Has 5% Chance Of Success

The White House has introduced a housing finance reform plan, but the market isn’t too optimistic about a positive outcome for Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp (OTC: FMCC) and Federal National Mortgage Association (OTC: FNMA read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 22nd, 2018

Bank of Canada Seen on Hold Amid Trade Uncertainty, Housing Slowdown

The Bank of Canada is expected to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged Wednesday as the country faces concern over slowing housing markets and stalled trade negotiations with the U.S......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 29th, 2018

City to test basement units in East New York

The City Council voted yesterday to create a pilot program in East New York, Brooklyn, to determine the viability of basement apartments, which are typically illegal, as affordable housing. [] "> To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork14 hr. 8 min. ago

America’s 25 Least Affordable Housing Markets

It is getting more difficult to afford a home in America. According to a report from ATTOM Data Solutions, a real estate and property data provider, median home prices in 2018’s fourth quarter hit........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 15th, 2019

Asia Markets: Asian markets fall as global economic uncertainty grows

Asian shares were broadly lower on Friday, tracking a weak Wall Street session as traders awaited the conclusion of U.S.-China talks in Beijing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2019

Asia Markets: Asian markets fall as uncertainty grows

Asian shares were broadly lower on Friday, tracking a weak Wall Street session as traders awaited the conclusion of U.S.-China talks in Beijing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2019

AIG antes up $280M to refinance Empire Stores in DUMBO

Midtown Equities and Empire Stores have refinanced their Empire Stores development in Brooklyn with a $280 Million loan from AIG. JLL’s Capital Markets brokered the deal for the newly-redeveloped Class A retail and office buildi.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyFeb 13th, 2019

Today Is The 20 Year Anniversary Of The Bank Of Japan Cutting Rates To 0%

In the annals of modern central (bank) planning, today is a tragic day, or as DB's Jim Reid puts it, "it is a bit of a landmark anniversary of sorts for financial markets" - it’s the 20-year anniversary of .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 12th, 2019

US stocks set to get battered again as abandoned Trump-Xi meeting reignites trade-war uncertainty

Associated Press US futures are taking a hit after trade war uncertainty sends markets lower.  President Trump ruled out a meeting with his counterpa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 8th, 2019

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Jobs and Housing Markets Falter Ahead of Key RBA Interest Rate Decision

Australian.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 4th, 2019

Stock rally flags after strong U.S. data, bond yields rise

Bond yields rose on Friday after U.S. employment and manufacturing data underscored a strong economy with little wage inflation, while a gloomy outlook from Amazon.com helped drag a gauge of global equity markets lower.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 1st, 2019

Amazon sales outlook falls short after record holiday quarter

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday forecast first-quarter sales below Wall Street estimates as new regulations in India created uncertainty around one of its key growth markets, even as the online retailer reported record holiday sales and profit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 31st, 2019

Large option block opened in iShares Emerging Markets Fund far downside puts

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJan 31st, 2019

BQE repair plan will put major roadway over section of Brooklyn Bridge

The city's plan to divert traffic and rehabilitate the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway would mean installing an elevated highway over the Brooklyn Bridge and next to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 31st, 2019

Capitol Report: As Fannie-Freddie reform gets underway, here are the three big questions for the housing market

Here are the big questions facing the housing market as the process of privatizing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac gets underway in earnest......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 29th, 2019

Turbulence in European Financial Markets Following British Government’s Failure to Pass a Brexit Deal

Since June 2016, Europe (and the rest of the world) has been facing one major uncertainty – Brexit. On June 23, voters in the UK chose fo.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyJan 28th, 2019