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Friday Oct 17 | 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?
Friday Oct 17 | via Customer Interaction Solutions
Fitch Ratings has removed from Rating Watch Evolving and upgrades to 'A-' from 'BBB+' the rating on the following outstanding debt issued by Berkshire Health System : Debt payments are secured by a pledge of the gross revenues of the obligated group and a mortgage pledge on the core Berkshire Medical Center campus The legal requirements include a liquidity covenant of 65 days cash on hand . The Obligated Group accounted for 95.7% of fiscal 2013 consolidated system assets and 91.8% of revenues. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via Lowell Sun
Pending home sales in Massachusetts rose on a year-over-year basis by 22 percent last month, as price increases have lessened and interest rates have remained low, according to the Massachusetts Association of Realtors. MAR reported that 4,901 single-family homes came under agreement in Massachusetts last month, up from 4,014 in September 2013. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 24 | via Berkshire Eagle
The calendar says the fall season's just begun, but the signs have been around us for weeks . And though the cooler weather may make us consider staying in, the bold hues of the changing leaves beckon us to come out and play. Comment?
Sunday Sep 21 | via Berkshire Eagle
Habitat for Humanity is not just about building houses, it's about helping people unlock doors to a better life. In addition to homeowners providing at least 400 hours of sweat equity into home builds and rehabilitations, Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity now requires its homebuyers to enroll in and successfully complete its Building for Tomorrow program, a financial training and money management initiative. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via Banker & Tradesman
Pending home sales across the state climbed for the 19th straight month in September, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported. According to MAR's September Future Indicators Report, there was a 22 percent increase in accepted offers since same time last year. Comment?
Saturday Oct 11 | via Boston.com
Finding a new home is stressful enough. Now ratchet up that tension with a new job that involves uprooting your life and your family to unfamiliar territory. Comment?
Monday Oct 6 | via Cape Cod Times
The Cape Cod Foundation and Massachusetts Nonprofit Network will hold a workshop on outcomes management for nonprofits at 10 a.m. today at the Cape Cod and Islands Association of Realtors, 22 Mid Tech Drive, West Yarmouth. The event is designed to help nonprofits learn more about what outcomes management is and its importance for organizations. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 1 | via WKRN
Benchmark Realty, which has locations in Nashville, Cool Springs and Murfreesboro, is now changing policy as a result of the Beverly Carter abduction. "It hits very close to home," said Benchmark Realty CEO Phillip Cantrell. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 30 | via CBS Local
Eighteen million women were in the work force in 1950. Today, half the workforce is comprised of women. Comment?
4 min ago | via Business Journal
Unlike the across-the-board slowdown in Northern Virginia, housing sales across the Potomac in the Maryland suburbs remain strong, and prices were up from a year ago. Comment?
14 min ago | via TheStreet.com
NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday as third-quarter earnings continued to roll in and consumer price data showed below-trend inflation amid rising housing market activity in the U.S. The S&P 500 rose 0.11%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.03%. The Nasdaq rose 0.13%. Comment?
17 min ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
Good Morning! US Futures are mixed, with Nasdaq and Russell in the green, while the S&P is off small. Overnight Macro headlines were relatively benign, save reports 3 Greek banks, 3 Italians, 2 Austrians, 1 Cypriot, 1 Portuguese and 1 Belgian set to fail stress tests - That said, the EU Fins are holding a bid, with the SX7E in the green. Comment?
27 min ago | via Florida Trend
The increase in median home prices will be welcome news to American baby boomers who are counting on their homes to help support them during retirement. Many have had to rethink their plans following the recession and mortgage crisis that left homes in some regions worth less than their owners expected. Comment?
30 min ago | via Business Wire
Judge Maureen Clancy also denied discovery of TrueAllele source code... )--Matera Paper, an industry leader in environmental-friendly cleaning products in Texas, is converting its truck fleet to natural gas. Utilizing San Antonio Eagle Ford S... )--Envoy Net Lease Partners announced the financing of a first mortgage bridge loan for a single-tenant, net-leased Walgreens drug store property in Chicago. Comment?
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