Great Barrington Real Estate News
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Feb 28, 2015 | 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?
Feb 14, 2015 | 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?
Feb 6, 2015 | 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?
7 hrs ago | via News Max
The reporter who broke the story about Sen. Elizabeth Warren's buying and selling of foreclosed houses told Newsmax TV how the Massachusetts Democrat refused to answer questions about the profit-making side business, despite the fact she's publicly warned against flipping real estate. "She is somebody that's come out and said this is too risky, come out and warned about the dangers of foreclosure and [she's] done it herself," National Review writer Jillian Kay Melchior said Friday on "The Steve Malzberg Show." Comment?
Thursday | via Boston.com
The cost of buying a house in Massachusetts, already one of the most expensive states in the nation, just keeps on going up. The median price of a home in Massachusetts rose 3 percent from last year to $324,500, reports The Warren Group, which tracks home prices across the state. Comment?
Wednesday May 27 | via Boston.com
Massachusetts single-family home sales dropped in April compared to the same month last year, a Boston real estate tracking firm reported Wednesday. Sales of single-family homes fell 7.6 percent over the past year, to 3,171 from 3,434 , and condominium sales fell 6.5 percent, to 1,491 from 1,595, according to the Warren Group, which also publishes the trade journal Banker & Tradesman . Comment?
Wednesday May 27 | via Berkshire Eagle
The Warren Group reported a nearly 8 percent decline in home sales April to April, while the Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported a 6 percent decline. Both organizations, however, reported a jump in median prices from April 2014 of 2 to 3 percent. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via University of Massachusetts Amherst
A new study from researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst concludes that workers and governments have paid a heavy price in lost employment, wages and taxes over the past 35 years as Main Street firms mimicked Wall Street by speculating in financial assets, while the benefits from these financial investments were reaped primarily by corporate debt and equity holders, fostering inequality and eroding general social welfare. Comment?
6 min ago | via The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
The Child Advocacy Program Board of Directors announces the appointment of Anne-Elizabeth "Betsy" Goldman as president and Karen Dolce as vice-president. Comment?
21 min ago | via The Daily Star
Neverland, the sprawling California ranch that was once the location of "King of Pop" Michael Jackson's mind-boggling amusement park, is up for sale for $100 million, realtors said Friday. But an expert said the price tag is "optimistic," given the unproven charges of child molestation which tainted Jackson's final years before his death in 2009. Comment?
42 min ago | via The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Home construction continues to heat up in New Jersey, especially in the multifamily sector, as builders obtained the largest number of monthly permits in April since the housing-boom days of 2005. More than 3,700 building permits were issued last month. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
Realtors Property ResourceA provides robust data on more than 166 million parcels of property in the United States and is a trusted website and mobile platform that enables REALTORSA to obtain critical and timely information, and produce rich and attractive reports for their clients. Upping the ante on this comprehensive offering, RPR recently launched a free Broker AVM specifically for brokersa and brokers are glad they did. Comment?
1 hr ago | via NewsOK.com
The most active price range is at the entry level, with houses between $120,000 and $150,000, said Susanna Lorg, president of the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors. The median price of $155,000 last month was an increase of 6.9 percent over April 2014, according to the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors. Comment?
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