Barnstable Real Estate News
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Friday Feb 20 | 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?
Friday Feb 6 | 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?
Dec 19, 2014 | via Cape Cod Times
As we approach the Annual Homeless Person's Memorial Service on Sunday, I ask myself: Is homelessness a public or a private problem? Society likes to frame it as a private problem because it lets us all off the hook for what surrounds us here in Hyannis and across the United States. President Obama made it a public problem when he created the first comprehensive policy to end homelessness in 2010 called Opening Doors. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via Banker & Tradesman
The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on residential properties in Massachusetts was 6.81 percent at the end of the fourth quarter of 2014, a decrease of 19 basis points from the third quarter of 2014, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association . The delinquency rate excludes loans in the process of foreclosure. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via The Recorder
While eastern Massachusetts real estate agents are having a tough time selling homes in a frigid snowy winter, sellers in our part of the state are having an easier go of it. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Nashoba Publishing Online
The start of three weeks of seemingly nonstop snow put a dent in January home sales in Massachusetts, with lower inventories continuing to push up prices. The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, reported Tuesday that 2,685 single-family homes were sold in the state last month, down 1.9 percent from the 2,736 sales recorded in January 2014. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Home
Home sales in Massachusetts dropped in January to their lowest levels since February 2014, but one analyst sees pent-up demand leading to a busier spring if inventory levels are sufficient. The Warren Group reported a 2 percent decline in January home sales, compared to January 2014, and said it was the first monthly decline since September. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via Boston.com
He populates the blog of McGeough Lamacchia Realty Inc. , which he owns, with graphs, charts, and data analysis. But Lamacchia gets more response to one number than to any other on the site: 25. "This seems to always be the most popular," Lamacchia said. Comment?
3 min ago | via Business Journal
Sales of single-family homes in the Buffalo area were flat in January and median prices declined nearly 3 percent over the past year while inventory also was down. Those figures come from the Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors which released its snapshot of the area's housing market Friday. Comment?
6 min ago | via Ocean Pines Independent
Ocean City flooded with concern over FEMA maps The question is whether owners will keep their flood insurance. Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: Despite dire reports about the potential hazards of rising seas and climate change, the new maps wipe out flood insurance requirements for much of the densely built island. Comment?
10 min ago | via Business Journal
A long-stalled development near ZooMiami is headed to auction after its owner lost a $3.1 million foreclosure judgment. Comment?
10 min ago | via Business Journal
U.S. Bank, representing a commercial mortgage-backed securities trust, filed a $40.8 million foreclosure lawsuit in September 2013 against PFL VII LLC over the 293-room hotel at 400 Corporate Drive. Comment?
10 min ago | via Cleveland.com
Third Federal Savings is in business for reasons that go beyond providing loans to customers and a way for workers and investors to make money. In reality, the bank sees itself as "an anchor" in a part of Cleveland that needs help to bounce back, Third Federal Savings Chairman and CEO Marc Stefanski said Thursday. Comment?
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