Queens man charged with stealing $128K from foreclosure victim, U.S. home discounts totaled $28B as of Nov. 1 … and more

November 11, 2009 08:19AM

1. Queens man stole $128K from foreclosure victim, DA charges [Post]
2. Home values slide 0.6 percent in September, IAS reports [Housing Wire]
3. Queens church plans $15M facility for low-income seniors raising children [NYDN]

4. Senior housing operator sees disappointing third-quarter results, stock prices plummet [WSJ]

5. Times Square pedestrian mall gets WiFi [NYT]
6. Banks hurry to take advantage of new commercial loan guidelines [WSJ]

7. Squadron lays out Brooklyn Bridge Park vision [Brooklyn Eagle via NYT]
8. Sherry Netherland one-bedroom plus library on the market for $9.5M [NYO]
9. 2009 U.S. home discounts total $28.1B as of Nov. 1 [Bloomberg]
10. Central Park playgrounds renovated [NYT]
11. Post starts new Brooklyn Blog, written by Rich Calder [Post]

12. Stamford publishing firm signs lease for 11 years at 805 Third Ave. [Post, 4th item]
13. Early debt repayment helps Beazer Homes to fourth-quarter profitability [WSJ]
14. Fitch: Subprime RMBS prepayment rate rises to 7 percent [Housing Wire]

15. Fitch says it’s too early to worry about housing, stock bubbles [Bloomberg]