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May 17, 2010
Real Estate Issues

Who Is Zillow Really Targeting? It’s the AGENT stupid – not the consumer….

Those who have been reading my comment threads on various forums know that I have absolutely no love for Zillow whatsoever. I consider their forums poorly monitored, and their Zestimates to be pointless bordering on the unethical.
May 14, 2010
Moravain Cemetary - Military funeral

H. Melville Hicks Jr. – 1929-2010 – R.I.P. Dad – You Fought the Good Fight

For those of you who have been reading The Westchester View for a while now, you might be wondering why I suddenly stopped posting.  I’m sad […]
May 3, 2010
Property Taxes in Westchester

A Taxing Issue: The city of White Plains MUST hold the line on tax increases…

Apparently homeowners in Westchester now have a third thing they can count on - exponentially increasing property taxes. White Plains NY is a case in point. Taxes have been marching to new heights each year.
April 28, 2010
Village Views - Scarsdale NY 10583

Scarsdale NY Housing Market Statistics – First Quarter 2010

The Westchester NY real estate market has been in turmoil...since the stock market crash of 2008. A few areas in the county are starting to see minor price increases. Real estate in Scarsdale NY is one such area.
April 25, 2010
Real Estate Issues

Real estate agents embrace social Darwinsim – the unending quest to “thin the herd”

There have been several recent blogs about the war between part-time and full time agents....Each camp is armed and dangerous - and with fewer sales to go around - the goal is the extinction of competition...
April 24, 2010
The County Center of White Plains NY

White Plains NY Housing Market Statistics – First Quarter – 2010

Westchester NY real estate has been heavily impacted by the financial storm of 2008. In some areas, the storm continues to brew and in other areas - there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel. White Plains NY homes are no exception to the rule.