Easton Real Estate News
Saturday May 16 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Jose S. Castelo, president of ERA Castelo Real Estate, is pleased to announce that Gilberto Ferreira has joined the ERA Castelo team. "Gilberto brings extensive business and commercial experience to the real estate industry. Comment?
Mar 5, 2015 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Bristol County has been awarded federal funds to supplement local emergency food and shelter programs under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program . The federal department responsible for this program is the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency – these are not state/county government or United Way Funds. Comment?
Nov 10, 2014 | via Turnto10.com
"It's not terribly alarming these days to occasionally hear these kinds of stories," said Gil Diniz, of Prestige Realty Experts. Stories about people trying to take advantage of agents with information from signs or books of listings, and trying to contact them for a meeting but not about real estate. Comment?
Oct 26, 2014 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Mel Antonio Group, serving the Greater New Bedford area including Bristol and Plymouth counties, has announced that Anne Cabral is joining their office as a real estate agent. Cabral will assist property buyers and sellers in New Bedford and the surrounding areas. Comment?
Oct 26, 2014 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Smoke Detector Inspector, or SDI, formed by Rutch, a Dartmouth police officer for over 20 years, has been helping local realtors and fire departments with smoke detector inspections and certifications for the last three years. How Rutch transformed from police officer to inspecting smoke detectors can be traced 10 years ago when he became a landlord while on the force. 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?
4 min ago | via West Australian
Banks are becoming less free and easy with their investor home loans, and that could cool the property market a little and give the RBA less reason to lift interest rates. Many banks, including the big four, have tightened their guidelines for lending to housing investors, either making loans tougher to get or more expensive. Comment?
10 min ago | via Cambridge Evening News
Record amounts of eviction action is being taken against the city's tenants in the private rented sector, the News can reveal. Cambridge landlords have launched more than 70 claims for eviction through the courts over the past 12 months, according to analysis of figures released by the Ministry of Justice. Comment?
40 min ago | via American Reporter
I have written often over the past few years about the house of cards that is the American economy, but the events of the past week should frighten everybody. First, there was the collapse of IndyMac, a California bank deeply involved in subprime lending. Comment?
42 min ago | via American Reporter
Will wonders never cease? I never thought the right-wing Republicans of the House of Representatives would join arms with the progressive Democrats that populate this newspaper and put the kibosh on President George W. Bush's greedy, unrealistic and anti-American $700 billion bailout plan for Wall Street. We hear the arguments about the impending ctastrophe, and we even admit that a few catastrophes are more than likely going forward without the plan. Comment?
43 min ago | via American Reporter
Developments in the United Kingdom and Italy may ease some bon and stock market pressures, but on the eve of an emergency G-7 Finance Ministers' meeting Friday, I will provide them with a list from my money prescription pad, which, like my kids, they will likely ignore. First, how we got here, or rather the last few days of how we got here. Comment?
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