May Housing Statistics
The Oswego County Board of REALTORS® awarded scholarships to graduating high school seniors from nine county high schools at their June Dinner Meeting. This is the fifteenth year that the association has been able make these awards.
The following Board Committee members that administer the program are: Board Members – Committee Chairwoman Marilyn Boyzuick, Committee Members: Derek Woodmancy, Florence Farley, K. Michael LaFurney, and Patty Murray – Scholarship Recipients – (not in order) Rebecca Davis APW High School; Kassandra McCann G. Ray Bodley High School; Alex Whitcomb Hannibal High School; Jenna Zaia John C. Birdlebough High School; Jonathon Pastuf Pulaski Jr. Sr. High School; and Maria Rice Sandy Creek High School; Missing- Thomas Sager Paul V Moore High School; Haylee Grudier Mexico High School; and Michael Carey Oswego High School
Congratulation to Robert Furnia of Furnia Realty as our 2012 REALTOR of the Year.
The Oswego County Board of REALTORS® honored their REALTOR® of the Year at their June Dinner meeting. Robert J. Furnia Sr., Broker/Owner of Furnia Realty, was selected as the REALTOR® of the Year. He was selected because of his volunteer work for the Board and his activities in his local community.
Here is a copy of the 2012 National Association of REALTORS Code of Ethics. Code of Ethics 2012
Bronze Award is 1 million in sales: Pictured from Left to Right – Patty Murray and Kim McPherson of Century 21 Galloway Realty, Theresa Sheltra of 1st Carriage House Realty, Michele Kempston and Amy Gombas of Century 21 Leah’s Signature and Florence Farley of Prudential CNY Realty. Missing from Photo – Nancy Bombardo of Land & Trust Realty, Danielle Donhauser of Century 21 Leah’s Signature, Paula Lehtonen of Land & Trust Realty and Genevieve Prunoske of Coldwell Banker Prime Properties
Silver Award Winners have 20-34 Closed Units or 2 Million in Sales. Pictured from Left to Right – Cynthia Caruso of Century 21 Galloway Realty, Bridget Kleinschmidt of 1st Carriage House Realty, Tammy Keding of Century 21 Leah’s Signature, Fay Christensen of Coldwell Banker Prime Properties, Lori Stitt and Brian Kenney of Century 21 Galloway Realty. Missing from photo – Marilyn Boyzuick of Century 21 Galloway Realty, Roberta Harrington of Coldwell Banker Prime Properties, and Constance Ryan of Century 21 Galloway Realty
Gold Award Winners have 35 to 49 Closed Units or 4 Million in Sales. Pictured Left to Right – Patrick Haggerty and Karen Hammond of Century 21 Leah’s Signature, Russell Partrick of Land & Trust Realty, and Mike Flumerfelt of Coldwell Banker Prime Properties. Missing from photo – Mary Lou Fadden of Fitzgibbons Real Estate and Ed Fayette of Century 21 Galloway Realty
Platinum Award Winners have over 50 Sold Units. Pictured from Left to Right Dean Cummins of Sun Harvest Realty, Teri Beckwith of Century 21 Leah’s Signature, Sue Brown of Tug Hill Real Estate, and Jeffrey Tonkin of Century 21 Galloway Realty
In its fourth quarter and year-end U.S. Foreclosure Sales Report, which reports total number of foreclosed home sales as well as average sales price of these properties, RealtyTrac, Inc. reported New York State total foreclosure sales decreased significantly both from the previous year and the previous quarter.
According to the report, there were 7,877 foreclosed homes sold in New York in 2011, accounting for nearly 6 percent of all sales in the state. Foreclosed home sales were down 28.92 percent from 2010 and 32.18 percent from 2009. The average annual sales price of these homes was $279,154 representing an average discount of 32.18 percent from non-foreclosure sales.
In addition, the report shows that there were 350 total foreclosed homes sold during the 2011 fourth quarter, a 25.21-percent decrease from the third quarter and nearly 50-percent below the 2010 fourth quarter.
Nationally, there were 907,138 total foreclosed homes sales in 2011, a 2.21-percent decrease from 2010 and a 13.72-percent decrease from 2009. These sales accounted for nearly 23 percent of all homes sold in 2011. With an averages sales price of $164,349, these foreclosed homes sold at an average 32.61-percent discount from non-foreclosed sales.
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