Permits have been filed for a four-story apartment building at 2518 Neptune Avenue in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Located between West 25th Street and West 27th Street, the corner lot is 11 blocks west of the Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue subway station, serviced by the D, F, N, and Q trains. Vito Mancini under the 2516 Neptune LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story apartment building at 722 East 216th Street in Williamsbridge, The Bronx. Located between White Plains Road and Barnes Avenue, the lot is three blocks south of the 219th Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Kim Tasher under the SKF Development LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
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Zillow Group slammed Compass with two lawsuits late Friday, alleging the $4.4 billion SoftBank-backed brokerage hired three top technology staffers in violation of their non-competes as it staffed up its nascent tech hub in Seattle. The lawsuits also claim that Compass actively sought to obtain proprietary information from Zillow to avoid building its own technology. The suits — one filed in federal court and the other in Washington state court — also name Robert Chen, […]
Adding another sign that the housing market is slowing down, new home construction in the U.S. fell last month to its lowest level since May 2017, despite declining mortgage rates. The news could signal that homebuilders are having a difficult time constructing cost efficient homes amid rising supply and labor costs. In March, overall construction starts dropped 0.3 percent to a 1.139 million annualized rate, according to Bloomberg. This is down from a rate of […]
Same-sex couples have a much harder time securing a mortgage than heterosexual couples. That’s according to the results of an Iowa State University study of 30 million mortgages originated across the country between 1990 and 2015, Housing Wire reported. The study found that same-sex couples were 73 percent more likely to be denied a mortgage. Same-sex couples were also charged slightly higher fees. On average, their fees are 0.5 percent higher than heterosexual couples. Researchers […]
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