REAL ESTATE

November 7, 2018

Staten Island Realtors® Offer Voice-Enabled Searches for Homes

Consumers can now ask Alexa and Google Home to help them find their next house STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – If you are shopping for a home on Staten Island, your search has just gotten a bit easier thanks to a cutting-edge technology embraced by the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR). The organization, provider of the […]
September 12, 2018

12th Global Real Estate Summit NYC 2018 Set for Oct. 22 at New York Marriott Marquis

‘Mapping the Global Future’ to feature industry strategist Stefan Swanepoel and over 20 presenters and panelists NEW YORK — The annual Global Real Estate Summit NYC will mark its 12th anniversary Monday, Oct. 22, at the New York Marriott Marquis in Midtown Manhattan. Embracing the theme of “Mapping the Global Future,” the daylong conference and trade expo […]
July 23, 2014

Staten Island Realtor Streamlines Process For New Yorkers Buying a Home in Italy

Cangiano Estates builds borough’s ‘5th bridge’ through alliance with Italian law firm STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (JULY 23, 2014) – The newest addition among Staten Island’s major bridges reaches farther than Brooklyn or New Jersey, figuratively spanning to Europe. A recently forged industry partnership between an Island-based Realtor and an Italian-headquartered law firm is making it easier […]
March 21, 2014

New York Business Conference To Highlight Strategies For Working With Global Real Estate Buyers, Sellers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014  Steve Brown, president of the National Association of Realtors®, and John (Janno) Lieber, president, World Trade Center Properties, are among those who will speak at the Manhattan Association of Realtors® Global Real Estate Symposium on March 26 NEW YORK — The Manhattan Association of Realtors® (MANAR) will mark its […]
March 19, 2014

Staten Island Board of Realtors Honors ‘Top Producers’

Daylong trade show begins with Awards breakfast (FOR MORE PHOTOS, ClICK HERE TO  VISIT THE STATEN ISLAND BOARD OF REALTORS ON FACEBOOK) Staten Island, N.Y. – The Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR) honored its best achieving members on March 13 during the group’s annual Top Producer Awards Breakfast. The event, sponsored by Continental Home Loans […]
December 20, 2013

New MLS Vendor is Embraced By Manhattan Association of Realtors®

Agreement with RealtyMX will allow Manhattan MLS members exclusive access to IDX  NEW YORK (Dec. 20, 2013) – The Manhattan Association of Realtors (MANAR) has inked a deal with New York City-based RealtyMX to be MANAR’s MLS technology partner. The agreement was announced at MANAR’s Holiday Party on Dec. 16, at the Gotham Comedy Club, Manhattan. […]
May 9, 2013

Staten Island’s Savo Brothers To Acquire Mount Manresa Property

   Jesuits find needs of many are not being met by an exclusively retreat-center approach  STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (May 9, 2013) — The New York Province of the Society of Jesus confirmed on Wednesday a contractual agreement of $15 million for the purchase of the Mount Manresa Jesuit Retreat House property at 239 Fingerboard Rd., in the Fort Wadsworth […]
February 8, 2013

Manhattan Realtors to Induct New President and Celebrate Latest ‘MANAR Realtor of the Year’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY, FEB. 8, 2013 Robb Pair of Harlem Lofts to take helm of trade organization on Feb. 21 NEW YORK — Frederick (Rick) Wohlfarth, president of the Manhattan Association of Realtors (MANAR), will be concluding his term in an upbeat fashion with the newly awarded title of “2012 MANAR Realtor of the Year.” […]
November 16, 2012

SBA Urges Hurricane Sandy Survivors In New York To Apply For Assistance Before Insurance Settlement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY, NOV. 16, 2012   SBA Urges Hurricane Sandy Survivors In New York To Apply For Assistance Before Insurance Settlement Homeowners and renters can apply for damages to their home, personal property and vehicles; businesses can apply for damages to real estate, business contents, economic losses STATEN ISLAND, N.Y –  If your Staten Island […]
November 14, 2012

Staten Island’s Largest Indoor Children’s Playground Rebuilds in Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy Damage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2012 Island’s Largest Indoor Children’s Playground Rebuilds In Aftermath Of Hurricane Sandy Damage Owners of Chelsea Playground, Travis, plan to reopen within weeks STATEN ISLAND,, N.Y. — Chelsea Playground, a Staten Island indoor children’s playground popular with families, schools and day camps, is renovating in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. “We […]
November 14, 2012

Staten Island Board Of Realtors Opens Up Its Online Housing Listings To Storm Victims

In the aftermath of Sandy, there is not much housing to go around, so the Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR) is teaming up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and city and state agencies, to make it easier to find housing on the Internet. Journalist Monica Brown of NY1 visited SIBOR headquarters on Monday to […]
November 9, 2012

SIBOR Website Lists Rentals Available For Hurricane Victims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2012 Staten Island Realtors’ Website Lists Rentals Available For Hurricane Victims                              Realtors work with property owners to provide                 ‘ terms designed to ease the burden of storm-ravaged victims’ STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR) is working to provide affordable accommodations for families and individuals […]
September 30, 2011

Soon-To-Open Café /Art Gallery Combo Highlights Growth of Staten Island’s North Shore Artist Community

 Free grand-opening exhibition on Oct. 8 to feature works by local artists, and others such as Jon Krawczyk, sculptor of the St. Peter’s Church cross near Ground Zero STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.  – Emerging as a living canvas for writers, local artists and musicians, the North Shore of Staten Island, N.Y., is teeming with creativity. One of newest […]
September 22, 2011

Charlie Brown's Steakhouse to Reopen Its Doors on Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (PRNewswire) — Less than six months after a bankruptcy filing and the closing of many locations in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse is excited to announce its grand re-opening on Goethals Rd. North on Staten Island in late October. “Charlie Brown’s was a part of the Staten Island community for […]
June 20, 2011

Miss New York Starts New Tradition at South Beach NYC

NEW YORK (June 20, 2011) — Kaitlin Monte, Miss New York 2011, began a new tradition  on Sunday morning by visiting fashionable South Beach – not in Miami, but in Staten Island, N.Y. — on the morning following her pageant victory. Ms. Monte received her crown on Saturday during the 71-year-old pageant’s first New York City […]
April 29, 2011

Do Your Homework Before Buying And Selling Timeshares, Vacation Plans, FTC Advises

WASHINGTON — The thought of owning a vacation home may sound appealing, but the year-round responsibility — and expense — that come with it may not. Purchasing a timeshare or vacation plan may be an alternative. If you consider a timeshare or vacation plan, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, says it’s […]
February 28, 2011

Book Review: 'Before You Buy: The Homebuyer's Handbook for Today's Market'

TV’s “Mansions and Millionaires” host and longtime real estate investor Michael Corbett leaves his star-studded real estate métier and brings his real estate know-how to us little people with his latest book, “Before You Buy: The Homebuyer’s Handbook for Today’s Market.” Click here to read entire article.
September 20, 2010

SIBOR To Mark 95th Anniversary With ‘Fantasy’ Ball On Friday

The Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR) will honor the achievements of two prominent community members on Friday during the organization’s 95th Anniversary “Fantasy” Ball. “Real estate has changed dramatically in 95 years on Staten Island. Our founding fathers would be very proud to see how far we have come,” said Sari Kingsley, event chairperson and […]