Amherst Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Amherst, MA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Tuesday Sep 2 | 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?
Tuesday | via CBS Local
Eighteen million women were in the work force in 1950. Today, half the workforce is comprised of women. Comment?
Monday Sep 29 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
The HomeOwnership Center of North Central Massachusetts is hosting a first-time home buyer class beginning Oct. 7 at the Twin Cities CDC office. The first-time home buyer program includes four classes per session: Oct. 7, 9, 14, and 15 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Twin Cities CDC, 470 Main St. The fee for the class is $50 which includes the course book and all program handouts. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via Boston.com
Massachusetts single-family home sales fell 6.6 percent in August on a year-to-year comparison basis, and tougher mortgage standards and buyers getting cold feet may be factors, the Warren Group reported Tuesday. Median prices for Bay State homes continued to rise. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via Patch.com
Mirroring a similar trend seen across Massachusetts, North Reading experienced a huge drop in home sales in August compared to a year ago. North Reading had 14 single-family home sales in August this year compared to 25 last year. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via Berkshire Eagle
Sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts fell by almost 7 percent in August when compared to the year-ago month, but median prices continued to climb. The Waltham-based Massachusetts Association of Realtors reports Tuesday that it was the seventh consecutive month of year-over-year sales decreases. Comment?
4 min ago | via Canada.com
Some economists have suggested the housing market is mediocre at best in a majority of Canadian cities outside of the big three: Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto. Joe Oliver, the federal finance minister, downplayed fears of a housing bubble and emphasized three of Canada's largest markets continue to distort national housing numbers. Comment?
5 min ago | via The Washington Post
That's how much clients pulled last month from the $201.6 billion Pimco Total Return Fund, managed by Bill Gross until he quit in a dispute over management of Pacific Investment Management Co., the bond manager he co-founded 43 years ago. The withdrawals were the worst ever for the fund, and Ivascyn's challenges don't end here. Comment?
5 min ago | via Park Record
Like its competitors, Bank of America is still dealing with the fallout from the financial crisis that began in 2007 and the subsequent collapse of the housing market. In August, it agreed to pay a record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Hispanic Business
The three US citizens who worked for the bank in Serious Fraud Office following a global investigation into alleged rigging of benchmark interest rates. A trial is expected in 2016, the lawsuit said. Comment?
11 min ago | via Reuters
If you want to cash in as a short-seller, better to do some forensic accounting rather than looking for silly valuations. Short selling, the tactic of selling a borrowed security in the hopes it can be bought back later at a lower price to repay the loan, falls broadly into two categories. Comment?
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