Amherst Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Amherst, MA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Wednesday Jan 14 | 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?
20 hrs ago | via Boston.com
Massachusetts home sales, boosted by falling mortgage rates, jumped nearly 10 percent in December to post the strongest monthly sales of the year, a Boston real estate tracking firm reported Tuesday. The gain, however, was not enough to push 2014 sales of single-family homes past the previous year, according to the Warren Group. Comment?
Sunday Jan 25 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
Where's Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren when we need her? The debutante of the kill Wall Street crowd is suddenly silent as another potential housing bubble begs to be inflated -- courtesy of quasi-government darlings Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Earlier this month, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac took a step back to their bankruptcies in 2008 and the housing crisis that helped create the nation's worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. Comment?
Saturday Jan 24 | via Patch.com
Four national banks owe Massachusetts $2.7 million after settling a lawsuit from the state's attorney general, Martha Coakley. Bank of America, J.P. Morgan Chase, Citi and Wells Fargo Bank were all named in the lawsuit, which claimed the banks illegally foreclosed on Massachusetts homes. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Boston.com
In criminal matters, the state has a constitutional obligation to make sure indigent defendants have lawyers. But on a host of civil matters - from divorces and custody cases to foreclosures and evictions - low-income people come into contact with the legal system without the assistance they need to navigate it properly. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Boston.com
Ratings company Standard & Poor's will pay $77 million to settle with the US government, Massachusetts, and New York to resolve an investigation into mortgage-backed securities. The ratings agency will pay Massachusetts $7 million over allegations that it made misleading statements about how it evaluated certain commercial mortgage backed securities in 2011, giving investors a false sense of security and leaving them less protected from defaults and losses. Comment?
4 min ago | via Iceland Review
The average price of a house or apartment in Iceland is currently ISK 229,630 per sq. meter, according to a new study by Salvar AzA3r SigurA sson and reported by bb.is . Comment?
5 min ago | via Massachusetts Real Estate News
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Yesterday | via SouthCoastToday.com
Looking to buy a new home? Good luck, happy hunting and remember one thing. A home is more than just the house itself, more than the sum of its rooms, decor and landscaping. Comment?
10 min ago | via New Rochelle Talk
WHITE PLAINS, NY: "Foreclosure filings continue their significant drop nationally and foreclosure actions filed in Westchester County have declined almost fourteen percent since 2013," reported Westchester County Clerk Timothy C. Idoni who serves as Clerk of the Westchester County Supreme Court where foreclosure actions are heard. The Office of the Westchester County Clerk reported two thousand three hundred and twenty six foreclosure actions started between January 1st and December 31st of 2014, as compared with two thousand six hundred and ninety six in 2013. Comment?
27 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
FindTheBest, a data aggregator that helps people research everything from smartphones and cars to colleges and nursing homes, often helps consumers gauge quality by serving up ratings. But the research engine, which recently migrated its real estate search tools off findthebest.com and onto a standalone website, findthehome.com, has decided not to take that approach in representing real estate agents to the public. Comment?
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