Barnstable Real Estate News
Sunday May 17 | via Cape Cod Times
The federal government is extending for another year two programs designed to help homeowners who are at risk of defaulting on their mortgage or still owe far more on their loans than the properties are worth. The Home Affordable Modification Program and the Home Affordable Refinance Program will be extended until the end of 2016, Mel Watt, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, said Friday. Comment?
Apr 14, 2015 | via Cape Cod Times
BARNSTABLE – What a difference a few warm, sunny days can make. Real estate agents attributed the long-anticipated winter thaw to a significant uptick in buyer interest in Cape homes since the end of March and reported brisk business Saturday and Sunday. Comment?
Apr 11, 2015 | via Cape Cod Times
WEST YARMOUTH While harsh winter weather and a slow start to spring have resulted in fewer homes on the market, real estate professionals are reporting even sales and higher prices paid compare to last year this time. At the end of March, there were 2,797 homes for sale on the Cape, the Cape Cod & Islands Association of Realtors said Thursday. Comment?
Mar 10, 2015 | 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?
Tuesday May 19 | via Business Journal
A Lowell mortgage broker forged official documents by cutting-and-pasting signatures and using "correction tape" as means to alter loan fees and terms with customers, according to the Massachusetts Division of Banks. Comment?
Friday May 15 | via NH Insider
In a speech Tuesday, the Republican governor of New Jersey argued that reforming the tax code is vital to economic growth. He proposed lowering tax rates across the board. Comment?
Friday May 15 | via Go Local
Former Fed official, Greg Valliere, says a June rate hike isn't likely to happen . Fear that Chairwoman Yellen and the Fed might push for a hike this summer led to a rather stagnant market over the first quarter. Comment?
Wednesday May 13 | via Lowell Sun
Pending home sales jumped more than 30 percent last month when compared to the same month a year earlier, as Realtors grew more encouraged that a strong spring season is at hand. According to the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, there were 6,428 pending home sales in the state during April, up 30.1 percent from the 4,940 recorded in the same month in 2014. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via Inman Real Estate News
When you're selling a home, your buyers will be faced with a decision to make regarding title insurance. They will need to decide whether to purchase an owner's policy of title insurance that protects their interests in the property. Comment?
2 min ago | via Business Journal
Realty Austin LLC, a real estate brokerage, plans to open the first residential real estate brokerage in the Mueller development. The Austin company said Friday that the new location, its sixth in the area, is scheduled to open this summer. Comment?
1 hr ago | via PR-inside.com
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7 min ago | via The Daily News
The act of getting a home under contract in our current residential real estate market environment is considered by most buyers as a significant achievement. As was the case in the home featured in the "Sale of the Week," many homes are selling for more than list price in bidding wars. Comment?
13 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
Real estate marketer Bob Rennie sits for a photograph on the top of a parking garage as cranes tower over condos under construction in Chinatown, in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday May 21, 2015. Real estate marketer Bob Rennie sits for a photograph on the top of a parking garage as cranes tower over condos under construction in Chinatown, in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday May 21, 2015. Comment?
16 min ago | via Reuters
PARIS/LONDON, May 22 Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlook on Hungary's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings to Positive from Stable and affirmed the IDRs at 'BB+' and 'BBB-' respectively. The issue ratings on Hungary's senior unsecured foreign and local currency bonds have also been affirmed at 'BB+' and 'BBB-' respectively. Comment?
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