Clinton Real Estate News
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Yesterday | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Not everything is about the snow today. Home sales data reported today showed that single-family home and condominium sales jumped in Worcester County during December but fell over the entire year 2014. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via Go Local
The big news this week was that 29 knucklehead hippies jumped onto I-93 Thursday morning, chained themselves to barrels, and in a failed attempt to "draw attention" to the "black lives matter" movement. The protesters, many of which were wearing adult diapers because they intended to soil themselves, kept a chemotherapy patient from getting to an appointment, an ambulance from getting a seriously hurt patient to the hospital, and countless others from getting to work. Comment?
Sunday Jan 11 | via The Shrewsbury Lantern
The Massachusetts Real Estate statistics for 2014 are in, and the results were very surprising to both economists and real estate agents alike. Statewide, sales in December of 2014 were up significantly over 2013, an increase of almost 50%, from 2104 to 3078. Comment?
Sunday Jan 4 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
When Rosa M. Torres-Salas goes to bat for a homeowner struggling to pay mortgage bills, she hits a home run about 80 percent of the time. And her clients get a chance to head for home, too. Comment?
Thursday Jan 1 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
Petitions to foreclose in Worcester County more than tripled in November, when compared to the same month a year ago, as an apparent backlog in delinquent mortgages moves through the pipeline, according to The Warren Group, a Boston-based real-estate and banking information firm. Petitions represent the first stage of the foreclosure process, and generally occur after the borrower is 90 days late on a mortgage payment. Comment?
Yesterday | 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?
5 min ago | via Norwalk Citizen News
The Russian central bank is encouraging the country's ailing banks to accept losses on foreign currency mortgages in a bid to stop ruble falls from further weakening the sector. "Due to the increased levels of credit and currency risks in financial markets, the Bank of Russia recommends credit institutions consider restructuring mortgage loans to individuals in foreign currencies, including the conversion of these loans into Russian rubles ." Comment?
6 min ago | via Business Wire
Intercorp Peru Ltd.'s credit ratings reflect the company's diversified portfolio of operations, solid and leading market position in most of the industries in which it participates, positive medium-term outlook growth related to its core businesses; and its business strategy supported by the integration of financial, retail, and real estate networks oriented to attend growing needs of Peruvian consumers. Intercorp's main subsidiaries are Intercorp Financial Services Inc. and Intercorp Retail Inc. . Comment?
6 min ago | via GlobeNewswire
Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania , parent company of Univest Bank and Trust Co. and its insurance, investments and equipment financing subsidiaries, today announced financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. Comment?
7 min ago | via WTOC-TV Savannah
Researchers looked at survey responses from adults aged 25 to 31 across the United States and found that those with higher student loan debt reported higher levels of depressive symptoms. "We are speculating that part of the reason that these types of loans are so stressful is the fact that you cannot defer them, they follow you for the rest of your life until you pay them off," study author Katrina Walsemann, of the University of South Carolina, said in a university news release. Comment?
14 min ago | via Mortgage News Daily
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