Dover-Foxcroft Real Estate News
Monday Apr 20 | via Capital Weekly
Better Homes and Gardens /The Masiello Group, honored its 2014 top performers at a company awards ceremony held in Augusta Friday, March 27. Agents from the company's 33 offices in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont were recognized for their accomplishments. Agent Meriwether Gill from the Camden BHGRE/Masiello received awards for her accomplishments of closed dollar volume and transactions in 2014. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via Bangor Daily News
On Monday, lawmakers rejected a bill supported by Maine's hospitality industry that would have extended hotel licensing requirements to every entity that rents rooms overnight to guests for less than seven days. The prime target for the hotel industry, of course, were homeowners throughout Maine who rent out rooms in their houses through websites such as Airbnb . Comment?
Sunday Apr 12 | via Herald Gazette
Finding a niche for a new business in the Midcoast can be difficult; however, a local couple has figured out how to use their already established business to expand into their newest endeavor. On the Water Real Estate Inc., sister company to On the Water in Maine Inc. Vacation Property Rentals and Maine Watercraft Rentals Inc., is the new business opened by Justin and Tiffany Ford. Comment?
Friday Apr 3 | via Sun Journal
That's because more than 2,300 homeowners and 540 businesses in Maine are facing annual increases in currently below-market flood insurance rates. Federal law changes that took effect April 1 will deliver rate increases to a subset of Maine flood insurance policyholders - about 3,300 - when their policies come up for renewal. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 31 | via WVII
With across the board growth in all measurement categories including another new record for membership, the popularity of Maine's credit unions continued to soar in 2014. According to recently released year-end statistics of Maine's 60 credit unions, as reported by the Maine Credit Union League, assets, loans and savings all saw healthy increases during the past year. Comment?
5 min ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Mortgage applications increased 2.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 17, 2015. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 2.3 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Wall Street Journal
Senator Charles Grassley on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, challenging the method by which HUD Secretary Julian Castro installed a new head of the Federal Housing Administration. Traditionally, the FHA is led by a commissioner, who is nominated by the White House and confirmed by the Senate. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Huntington News
Freddie Mac on Thursday, April 23, 2015 released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market SurveyA , showing average fixed mortgage rates moving down slightly this week and remaining near their 2015 lows as the spring homebuying season continues. "Mortgage rates fell slightly to 3.65 percent this week, positive news for potential homebuyers in the market this spring," said Len Kiefer, deputy chief economist, Freddie Mac. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Chronicle Herald
Something on the radar of many Canadians, especially here in Nova Scotia, is the volatility of oil prices and how it will affect our economy. RE/MAX has just released its 2015 Spring Market Trends Report - a summary of the ups, downs and trends in the real estate market across Canada. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Patch.com
A judge today maintained a high bail for a former Hayward police sergeant who has been charged with nine felony counts of grand theft for allegedly stealing more than $500,000 from a woman who suffers from mental illness, saying the case is very serious. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Scott Patton said the $420,000 bail for 55-year-old Michael Scott Beal, which was set when Beal was arraigned on Tuesday, "reflects the serious of this case and the culpability of the defendant ." Comment?
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