• Wappingers Office
    (845) 297 4700
    (845) 297 8178
  • Lagrange Office
    (845) 485 2700
    (845) 485 2703
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    (845) 255 6163
    (845) 255 6757
  • Commercial Real Estate Division
    (845) 297 4700
    (845) 567 8333

Joseph Pettinella's blog

New York State Housing Statistics January 2016

How is the real estate marketing looking for the State of New York?  Continued slow and steady growth is expected throughout 2016 . . . a sign of a healthy market.

Real Estate Market Update January 2016

Recent changes in legislation could make foreign investment in U.S. real estate more attractive.  Learn more about the changes as well as get an update of where the real estate market currently stands . . . January 2016 Market Update.

IRS Warning - Beware of Tax Scams This Time of Year

It's tax time again, and this is the time of year when phishing email scams, telephone scams, and phony IRS websites are prevalent.  Please share this important information with your relatives and friends to warn them not to respond to any emails or phone calls from people claiming to be IRS agents.

Something important to know:  The IRS will ‪never initiate contact with taxpayers by email to request personal or financial information. This includes any type of electronic communication, such as text messages and social media channels.

If you do get a call from someone claiming to be the IRS, you should not talk to them or give them any information no matter what they say.  If you know you owe taxes or you think you might owe taxes, call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040. If you know you don’t owe taxes or have no reason to think that you owe any taxes (if you’ve never received a bill), call and report the incident to the