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Long Island foreclosures rise, not just because of Sandy

A report released Oct. 29, 2013, by real

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It's been a year since superstorm Sandy hit the shores of Long Island, but it hasn't become any easier to quantify the long-term impact it's had on the local housing market.

In the short term, of course, there was a dire need for housing for those impacted by the storm, and the rental market caught fire. But many displaced Long Islanders have since found viable alternatives. At the same time,...

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Nassau residents can get help with foreclosure, Sandy troubles

Wanda Selinger speaks with Nassau County residents during

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Nassau County residents at risk of foreclosure and those whose homes were damaged by superstorm Sandy can get free legal help at a clinic on Monday.

The Nassau County Bar Association will offer the clinic from 3 to 6 p.m. at its headquarters at 15th and West streets in Mineola. Required reservations can be made by calling 516-747-4070.

Volunteer attorneys and federally certified...

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