Tag Archives: East Quogue

Tight Fists in the Mortgage Market

IN LATE 2007, I GOT A NEW MORTGAGE from Sovereign Bank on an investment property in Philadelphia, and refinanced a weekend house in upstate New York with Countrywide, just before the fall. In both cases, despite a perfectly lovely FICO … Continue reading

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North Fork Old-House Washout

I set out this morning from Brooklyn, as promised, to check out old-house listings at the East End of Long Island, with every intention of heading all the way to Greenport — but I turned back halfway because of heavy … Continue reading

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