Local brokers 'optimistic' as home sales increase
A week after Hurricane Sandy swept through the region, Rockland County-based broker Vanessa Saunders listed a house in Piermont, one of the most devastated communities.
It sold in 24 hours.
The buyers weren't dissuaded by the waterfront community's vulnerability, nor did they balk at the collapsed seawall on the property.
"They were waiting for a house to come on the market [in...