Amherst Real Estate News
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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?
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?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via Cape Cod Times
When the bottom fell out of the housing market in 2008, some Massachusetts policy makers saw a possible silver lining. After years of fretting about the high cost of housing in the Bay State, and multiple attempts to encourage the creating of more affordable homes, the bursting of the housing bubble had brought prices down fast. Comment?
Friday | via Counterpunch
During the last major financial crisis of 2008, bad positions on more than $60 trillion worth of over-leveraged credit default swaps were unwound at the same time, creating a chain of events that brought the international banking system to a halt, resulting in a wave of bank bailouts and austerity budgets still with us today. All because banks were betting money they didn't have at ever larger margins. Comment?
Friday | via Cape Cod Times
Mahoney's Garden Center has extended its “Trees for Troops” program at all of its eastern Massachusetts locations, including its Route 28 sites in Osterville and East Falmouth, until Christmas Eve because Christmas trees are still needed for military families. Through this program, members of the community can buy a tree for a military family for $30. Comment?
Thursday Dec 18 | via Boston.com
Packed with tech and biotech jobs, Massachusetts has one of the highest median incomes in the country, rising to nearly $67,000 last year. But hold the champagne. Comment?
Sunday Dec 14 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
The foreclosure crisis is several years past its peak, and rates of foreclosure are declining from year to year. But the past 10 months have actually seen an increase in rates, which is especially discouraging in cities such as Fitchburg, which still have a long way to go toward recovery. Comment?
24 min ago | via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
It's a wonderful life on Wall Street, yet here is a holiday wish list to make it even better. 1. The financial sector rids itself of anyone with even the faintest reason to believe that he or she is unusually clever. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Times
Charmaine Smith hugs two of her kids, Dorrian, 4, and Ellishiah, 7, on Saturday at the Home for a Hero dedication to the Smith family. The Smiths will be living in their new home by Christmas. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Anchorage Daily News
OPINION: In crafting the upcoming state budget as oil prices continue to sag, it may be useful to factor in the role of state spending in the economy. The bottom has fallen out of the oil market. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via The Miami Herald
The search for documents is on for immigrants who may qualify for a work permit and reprieve from deportation under measures President Barack Obama announced last month. Applicants must prove they were in the country continuously since Jan. 1, 2010 - a tall order for many accustomed to avoiding trails. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via The Columbus Dispatch
Retired Army Staff Sgt. Jason Gibson salutes as the national anthem is sung by Nacrina Alvarez Blanco, right, at his new home. Comment?
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