Glendale Real Estate News
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Friday Jan 23 | via IBerkshires
Following "conventional thinking" definitely has its merits. Knowing others have gone before you is comforting and therefore they can't ALL be wrong. Comment?
Dec 16, 2014 | via Berkshire Eagle
The founder and broker/owner of Berkshire Dream Home in Dalton was recently honored by the Dalton Police Department and Select Board with the first ever Civilian Civil Service Award, given "for his exemplary work in neighborhood crime watching and his active involvement in helping Dalton police apprehend criminals." Dalton Police Chief Jeffrey Coe cited two situations in which Perenick, a former eastern New England police officer, reported criminal activity and provided information that led to arrests. Comment?
Dec 3, 2014 | via Berkshire Eagle
LEE >> Home and business owners likely will pay more in property taxes in 2015, due in part to a rise in housing values to the highest level in four years. While the new tax rate is 7 cents lower than in 2014, the owners of an average single-family home will see an increase of about $72 in their real estate tax bills. Comment?
Nov 16, 2014 | via IBerkshires
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - The developer of the Cable Mills housing project said Wednesday that it hopes to have 61 units ready for occupancy by the end of 2015. Comment?
Oct 17, 2014 | via IBerkshires
Above, a homemade sign tells the story of what an important role Berkshire County Kids Place plays in the community. Left, the organization is set in a pretty building in Pittsfield that aims to be warm and welcoming to the children and families who need its services. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 27 | 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?
24 min ago | via Forbes.com
I am the Pennywise Parent, a writer covering the personal finance of parenting. As a staff reporter at The New York Times, USA Today and The Columbia Journalism Review, I wrote about real estate, investing, style and travel. Comment?
50 min ago | via Patch.com
Wondering what kinds of properties are moving on the Brandon real estate market? Here's a list of recent sales courtesy of Zillow.com. Comment?
53 min ago | via Hometown Annapolis
There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness. Companies have been hiring at healthy rates for the past year. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The China Post
China's housing prices rose in January for the first time in nine months, a survey showed Saturday, breaking a decline that has weighed on growth in the world's second-largest economy. The average price of a new home in China's 100 major cities rose 0.21 percent from December to 10,564 yuan per square meter, according to the independent China Index Academy, the first rise since April 2014. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Washington Times
With welders on site, members of Habitat for Humanity made strides toward history for the state organization as they recently worked to convert a shipping container into a home. "It's fairly unique," said Larry Mengel, a volunteer for the organization and project leader. Comment?
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