Amherst Real Estate News
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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?
Jul 29, 2014 | via WWLP
Nationally, home prices increased from last year at a slow rate. However, in western Massachusetts, Hampshire County sales and prices were much higher than in other counties. Comment?
Jul 29, 2014 | via MassLive.com
NORTHAMPTON - In two days, the fate of the Sexual Minorities Archives will become clearer: if the center can't raise $2,275 by Thursday, it could be forced to shut down. Comment?
21 hrs ago | via Seeking Alpha
John Carney has written in Investor Hub that the legal tide has shifted against Fannie shareholders with a new decision on October 21, 2014, dismissing litigation against FHFA under HERA. My thanks to Glen Bradford , a frequent Seeking Alpha contributor on Fannie Mae , for bringing an article by John Carney in Investor Hub , dated October 22, 2014, to my attention. Comment?
Wednesday | via Boston.com
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley against the federal agencies Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae for refusing to sell homes in foreclosure to nonprofit groups that want to return them to the original owners. The lawsuit made national headlines in June when it was filed. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via Banker & Tradesman
Pending home sales across the state climbed for the 19th straight month in September, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported. According to MAR's September Future Indicators Report, there was a 22 percent increase in accepted offers since same time last year. Comment?
Saturday Oct 11 | via Boston.com
Finding a new home is stressful enough. Now ratchet up that tension with a new job that involves uprooting your life and your family to unfamiliar territory. Comment?
Monday Oct 6 | via Cape Cod Times
The Cape Cod Foundation and Massachusetts Nonprofit Network will hold a workshop on outcomes management for nonprofits at 10 a.m. today at the Cape Cod and Islands Association of Realtors, 22 Mid Tech Drive, West Yarmouth. The event is designed to help nonprofits learn more about what outcomes management is and its importance for organizations. Comment?
46 min ago | via Bloomberg
Falling U.S. mortgage rates stem from the housing market's inability to withstand increases last year, according to Michael Hartnett, chief investment strategist at Bank of America Corp.'s Merrill Lynch unit. The CHART OF THE DAY tracks an index of loan applications to buy homes, as compiled by the Mortgage Bankers Association. Comment?
48 min ago | via Live Charts
UK challenger bank TSB reported higher third quarter profits and said it was ahead of its long term target in attracting customers switching from other banks. TSB, which demerged from Lloyds Banking Group, said pre-tax profit in the third quarter to 30 September rose 32% to about A 41m. Comment?
49 min ago | via Arkansas Online
Federal prosecutors have asked for lenient sentences for two defendants associated with Brandon Barber, a former Fayetteville real estate agent who pleaded guilty last year to fraud and money laundering involving more than $30 million. Comment?
52 min ago | via Recordpub.com
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates continued to slide this week, raising prospects of a wave of consumers refinancing their loans. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Cape Coral Daily Breeze
The Building Industry Association honored Cape Coral's Elysium Homes with four 2014 Pinnacle Awards for Best Product Design of the Year -- Single-family Home. The homes that won are: the Blanca, Montclaire and Veranda floor plans, with the Toscana plan earning a Merit Award. Comment?
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