Great Barrington Real Estate News
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Saturday Feb 28 | via Berkshire Eagle
Home inspector Bill Drosehn and his assistant, Mike Cooney, left, check the status of the garage at a home in Pittsfield. This winter's record snows have kept all but the most serious home-buyers at bay. Comment?
Saturday Feb 14 | via Berkshire Eagle
Ben Garver The Berkshire Eagle 88 Valentine Road in Pittsfield has a for sale sign on it, buried in snow. Sales of single-family homes in Berkshire County dropped in 2014 after two years of healthy increases. Comment?
Friday Feb 6 | via IBerkshires
Erin Carlotto has joined Greylock Federal Credit Union as a mortgage loan officer. Carlotto will be assuming the role of former mortgage loan officer, Maureen Phillips, who will transition to a role in member education at the Credit Union. Comment?
Jan 23, 2015 | 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?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via Banker & Tradesman
The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on residential properties in Massachusetts was 6.81 percent at the end of the fourth quarter of 2014, a decrease of 19 basis points from the third quarter of 2014, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association . The delinquency rate excludes loans in the process of foreclosure. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via The Recorder
While eastern Massachusetts real estate agents are having a tough time selling homes in a frigid snowy winter, sellers in our part of the state are having an easier go of it. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Nashoba Publishing Online
The start of three weeks of seemingly nonstop snow put a dent in January home sales in Massachusetts, with lower inventories continuing to push up prices. The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, reported Tuesday that 2,685 single-family homes were sold in the state last month, down 1.9 percent from the 2,736 sales recorded in January 2014. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Home
Home sales in Massachusetts dropped in January to their lowest levels since February 2014, but one analyst sees pent-up demand leading to a busier spring if inventory levels are sufficient. The Warren Group reported a 2 percent decline in January home sales, compared to January 2014, and said it was the first monthly decline since September. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via Boston.com
He populates the blog of McGeough Lamacchia Realty Inc. , which he owns, with graphs, charts, and data analysis. But Lamacchia gets more response to one number than to any other on the site: 25. "This seems to always be the most popular," Lamacchia said. Comment?
2 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
Growth in activity strongest in almost 15 years but critics say it is not enough to relieve Auckland's housing shortage. The Statistics NZ data showed the value of residential building activity was up in the latest quarter. Comment?
7 min ago | via MarketWatch
A pipe bursts in your basement and causes $40,000 worth of damage, in addition to destroying treasured photos and heirlooms. Or a tree comes through your roof in a hurricane, making the house uninhabitable. Comment?
7 min ago | via Business Journal
Great weather that attracts hordes of tourists, growth in non-farm payrolls, a recovering housing market and a $15 billion state government surplus all played a role in Florida being ranked as the seventh-best economy among the 50 states. The rankings were compiled by Business Insider , which ranked the states' economies on six measures: recent change in housing prices, non-farm payroll job growth, unemployment rate, GDP per capita, average weekly wage, and state government surplus and deficit. Comment?
9 min ago | via BlogTO
The average price of a detached home has surpassed the $1 million mark for the first time in Toronto's history. That's a staggering number when you think about it, but it's not really a surprise that our real estate market has reached this point. Comment?
11 min ago | via This Is London
Desperate commuters jumped the barriers at London Bridge last night amid rush hour "chaos" that saw police called to control crowds. Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a schoolboy who was stabbed to death while riding his bike with friends. Comment?
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