Amherst Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Amherst, MA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Jan 14, 2015 | via The Recorder
Home sales in Franklin County increased by 18.1 percent in 2014, the strongest showing of any of the three counties in the Pioneer Valley, although median prices held steady, compared with increases in Hampden and Hampshire counties, the Realtor Association of the Pioneer Valley reported this week. Comment?
Oct 26, 2014 | via MassLive.com
Steven Marcil, owner of College Pro Computers stands at the vacant property where his business once stood on Russell St. in Hadley. A fire destroyed the business a year ago. Comment?
Sep 2, 2014 | via The Recorder
In the Massachusetts Democratic primary on Tuesday, Sept. 9, Democratic and independent voters will do well to cast their ballots for Leland Cheung, for lieutenant governor; and Warren Tolman, for attorney general. Comment?
Aug 25, 2014 | via Peach Pundit
I proposed a social experiment to friends a few months ago. Let's take two groups of guys with guns through a nondescript walk somewhere public. Comment?
Jul 20, 2014 | via WWLP
A new home sales report suggests that the local real estate market is struggling this year to keep pace with last year. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via Banker & Tradesman
The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on residential properties in Massachusetts was 6.81 percent at the end of the fourth quarter of 2014, a decrease of 19 basis points from the third quarter of 2014, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association . The delinquency rate excludes loans in the process of foreclosure. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via The Recorder
While eastern Massachusetts real estate agents are having a tough time selling homes in a frigid snowy winter, sellers in our part of the state are having an easier go of it. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Nashoba Publishing Online
The start of three weeks of seemingly nonstop snow put a dent in January home sales in Massachusetts, with lower inventories continuing to push up prices. The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, reported Tuesday that 2,685 single-family homes were sold in the state last month, down 1.9 percent from the 2,736 sales recorded in January 2014. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Home
Home sales in Massachusetts dropped in January to their lowest levels since February 2014, but one analyst sees pent-up demand leading to a busier spring if inventory levels are sufficient. The Warren Group reported a 2 percent decline in January home sales, compared to January 2014, and said it was the first monthly decline since September. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via Boston.com
He populates the blog of McGeough Lamacchia Realty Inc. , which he owns, with graphs, charts, and data analysis. But Lamacchia gets more response to one number than to any other on the site: 25. "This seems to always be the most popular," Lamacchia said. Comment?
2 min ago | via Benzinga
Aurelio Aleman, President and Chief Executive Officer of FirstBank, subsidiary of First BanCorp, announced today the bank's participation in the acquisition of Doral Bank in alliance with Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, in which FirstBank acquired 10 branches. This transaction includes 10 branches, approximately $600 million in deposits and a mortgage loan portfolio of $300 million, solidifying FirstBank's position as the second largest bank in Puerto Rico. Comment?
6 min ago | via National Mortgage News
An audit of Ginnie Mae's fiscal 2014 financial statements identified what examiners described as four "material weaknesses" and one "significant deficiency," primarily related to the accounting of $6.6 billion in defaulted loans made by the failed lender Taylor, Bean & Whitaker. The weaknesses in Ginnie Mae's internal controls severely limited the scope of the audit on the nonpooled defaulted loan assets, along with an additional $734 million in nonrecoverable servicing and foreclosure costs, the auditors said. Comment?
14 min ago | via Salt Lake Tribune
San Juan a Puerto Rico regulators shut down Doral Bank on Friday, with Banco Popular taking over most of the operations of what once the U.S. territory's fourth largest bank. "It is the largest bank failure in five years," said David Barr, a spokesman for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. The FDIC, which is overseeing the shutdown and shift of operations, said Banco Popular will take over eight of Doral's 26 former branches and work with three other banks to operate the other 18 locations on the island. Comment?
14 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
The Toronto Real Estate Board sent a letter to all members this month warning that those who violate strict rules on sharing sales data could lose access to the Multiple Listings Service. The Toronto Real Estate Board sent a letter to all members this month warning that those who violate strict rules on sharing sales data could lose access to the Multiple Listings Service. Comment?
14 min ago | via Scotsman.com
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