The House and Senate yesterday approved a continuing resolution that includes a provision that would extend current loan limits for FHA and the government-sponsored enterprises through next year. Additionally, Senate leaders announced they have agreed to an extension of the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit through April 30. The popular credit, which has strong […]

October ’09 – Prepared by Gregory Heym Chief Economist, Halstead Property, LLC       City Job Losses Continued in September • New York City lost 108,600 jobs during the 12 months   ending September, a decline of 2.9%. • Declines were led by the fnancial activities sector, which shed   32,000 jobs over the […]