“How’s the Short Sale Going?”

Upon occasion I get a call from a cooperating agent who is calling to show one of my short sale listings. I welcome these calls- anything I can do to equip the buyer’s agent with data to help the sale…

Westchester to Build Affordable Housing in Larchmont

Just over a year ago, Westchester County settled a lawsuit with the government that called for it to build 750 affordable housing units in mostly white part of the county. The background of the case is lengthy and the local…

Port Chester Apartment Complex Underway

Two parcel of land, one on the Byram River and another on Willett Avenue in Port Chester are being developed for a combined 183 apartments. According to the Journal News, The Mariner will be a 100-unit complex on the river…

Sleepy Hollow Ponders Toxic Waste Cleanup

From 1945 until 1984, 60 Main Street in Sleepy Hollow (then known as North Tarrytown) was a battery factory operated by Duracell. It was a Superfund site due to toxic contamination, but was then de-listed after a 1993 cleanup. The village bought…

Westchester Home Sales Down, but Better Than US Average By Far

In light of this article in Tuesday’s NY Times on the poor October in real estate sales, I thought it worthwhile to inject a little sanity into the implications for local market conditions. According to the Empire Access MLS, in Westchester County…