Barnstable Real Estate News
Tuesday Mar 10 | via Cape Cod Times
BARNSTABLE – Through back-to-back months of downright hibernation weather, the Cape's real estate market has managed to remain remarkably active, and agents from across the region are anticipating even better things to come. The Barnstable County Registry of Deeds reported on Monday a 3.1 percent drop in the volume of real estate sales for February compared with a year ago. Comment?
Feb 20, 2015 | via Cape Cod Times
Alan Hunter and Bob Folan have joined the staff of Realtors at ERA Cape Cod Real Estate 's West Dennis office. Hunter comes to ERA after a career in real estate management at ZipRealty and Coldwell Banker Residential. Comment?
Feb 6, 2015 | via Cape Cod Times
Foreclosure petitions – the filings that start the foreclosure process – rose by 55 percent in Barnstable County over the past year, according to new data released Thursday, signaling the potential for an impending spike in the number of homes seized by banks. “We don't see any signs of another bubble bursting,” said Cassidy Murphy, editorial director of The Warren Group, which tracks real estate data across New England. Comment?
Jan 7, 2015 | via Cape Cod Times
BARNSTABLE Real estate activity in Barnstable County finished 2014 strong, with the highest monthly median sales price in recent years and a late surge in sales to surpass 2013, the Barnstable County Registry of Deeds reported Tuesday. Both the volume and value of property sold on Cape Cod increased last month, Register of Deeds John Meade reported. Comment?
Jan 29, 2015 | via Barnstable Patriot
But as you peeked out your windows Wednesday morning you didn't need a dictionary to see the results of it. Da Bomb, or more accurately da weather-bomb, carpeted us with zillions and zillions of snowflakes that just wouldn't stop. Comment?
Friday | via Nashoba Publishing Online
THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call reports on the $361 million supplemental budget approved by the Senate last week. There were no roll calls on the budget itself or on any of the 23 proposed budget amendments. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via Nashoba Publishing Online
Treasurer Deborah Goldberg is back in the state after spending two days at a national conference in Washington, D.C. where she said she pressed White House officials on the need to support aging public transit systems and infrastructure in states like Massachusetts. Goldberg also met with Treasury Department officials about federal efforts to improve financial literacy and retirement savings and talked with members of the state's Congressional delegation about the importance of protecting the tax deductible status of municipal bonds. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via WBUR-AM Boston
Single-family home sales in Massachusetts rose nearly 4 percent in February, a month that will go down in the history for its record snowfall totals. The Warren Group reported Tuesday that relatively low inventory levels, low mortgage rates and falling unemployment fueled sales, which are up by less than 1 percent over the first two months of 2015. Comment?
Saturday Mar 21 | via Boston.com
Colin MacNaught might be the most important official in Massachusetts public finance you don't know. For seven years, he has worked behind the scenes, as assistant state treasurer for debt management under three treasurers, overseeing the Commonwealth's $22 billion in outstanding borrowings. Comment?
Monday Mar 16 | via Business Journal
About a third of the state's banks reported year-over-year declines in headcount in 2014, though for most it was only a handful staffers. Sage Bank lost more employees than any other Massachusetts-based bank in 2014, a tumultuous year for the Lowell institution that saw heavy layoffs in its secondary-mortgage market organization. Comment?
27 min ago | via Erie Times News
Walaa and Ahmed Ahmed dream of one day owning a home of their own. $ID/ornm66- But the Ahmeds -- she's 27 and he's 29 -- are putting off house-hunting for now. Comment?
32 min ago | via The Maryland Gazette
Health Insurance, life Insurance, dental, vision, disability and long term care insurance. I know, you feel "insured to death" with the hundreds, if not thousands of dollars spent monthly to protect yourself from the inevitable event that become evitable. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Straits Times
Real estate agent Joanne Lee, 35, with her friend in front of Parliament House. They have been waiting since 6.45am, where a crowd of about 30 has gathered. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Denton Record-Chronicle
Q: I am a 78-year-old widow and would like your opinion on what makes sense when it comes to buying a car. I have always paid cash. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Denton Record-Chronicle
"We're doing really well right now, so it's kind of weird that the mall isn't," said John Yates, the manager at Zumiez. Yates said the company has a lease through 2017. Comment?
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