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NY REALTORS oppose cease and desist zones

May 09, 2016
New York REALTORS and NYSAR staff attended two state public hearings in the Bronx and Queens late last month, submitting testimony opposing the establishment of cease and desist zones being proposed by state lawmakers. The hearings were part of the New York State Department of State’s efforts to determine whether homeowners in those areas are subject to intense and repeated solicitation facilitating the need to establish a cease and desist zone in those communities. NYSAR believes the proposal is extreme and unwarranted and will continue to oppose the measure.
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NYS home sales post second-highest May total

Homebuyer activity remained strong in May, driving the New York State housing market to the second-highest sales total for the month with 10,348 closings. May 2018 closed sales were 8.6 percent lower than the record of 11,322 set in May 2017. The median sales price growth trend continued, increasing by 11.5 percent compared to last May, ending the month at $262,000. Click here to read more.