Paxton Real Estate News
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Sunday Jan 18 | via Go Local
The big news this week was that 29 knucklehead hippies jumped onto I-93 Thursday morning, chained themselves to barrels, and in a failed attempt to "draw attention" to the "black lives matter" movement. The protesters, many of which were wearing adult diapers because they intended to soil themselves, kept a chemotherapy patient from getting to an appointment, an ambulance from getting a seriously hurt patient to the hospital, and countless others from getting to work. Comment?
Sunday Jan 11 | via The Shrewsbury Lantern
The Massachusetts Real Estate statistics for 2014 are in, and the results were very surprising to both economists and real estate agents alike. Statewide, sales in December of 2014 were up significantly over 2013, an increase of almost 50%, from 2104 to 3078. Comment?
Sunday Jan 4 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
When Rosa M. Torres-Salas goes to bat for a homeowner struggling to pay mortgage bills, she hits a home run about 80 percent of the time. And her clients get a chance to head for home, too. Comment?
Thursday Jan 1 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
Petitions to foreclose in Worcester County more than tripled in November, when compared to the same month a year ago, as an apparent backlog in delinquent mortgages moves through the pipeline, according to The Warren Group, a Boston-based real-estate and banking information firm. Petitions represent the first stage of the foreclosure process, and generally occur after the borrower is 90 days late on a mortgage payment. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 30 | via WTAG-AM Paxton
Foreclosures are way up in Worcester County in November. More than 100 foreclosures were filed according to officials. Comment?
Yesterday | 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 | 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?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via The Raw Story
The senior Massachusetts senator spoke with her fellow scorner of Tim Geithner, Sheila Bair, the former Federal Deposit Insurance chairperson about key economic issues in an interview for Fortune magazine . Their acquaintance is of some vintage. Comment?
6 min ago | via Business Journal
MRIS is negotiating with Zillow Inc. to provide home listings to Zillow's website, a deal that would allow brokerages to continue to use the popular site to promote homes for sale. Comment?
9 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
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14 min ago | via National Mortgage News
The platform includes a dashboard for managing accounts, selecting mortgage insurance and calculating interest rates. It also includes drag-and-drop technology and a range of alert notifications. Comment?
21 min ago | via St. Petersburg Times
President Barack Obama has caused a furor with his plan to tax withdrawals from so-called 529 plans, a tax-advantaged savings account through which families save for children's college tuition. Annual contributions to 529s, often deductible from state income taxes, accumulate earnings tax-free and then - under current law - can be withdrawn tax-free to pay for tuition and other college expenses. Comment?
22 min ago | via Business Journal
Changes in the real estate industry are not uncommon, but if not prepared, brokers, agents and investors might miss out on key opportunities presented by the market. Changes in the real estate industry are not uncommon, but if not prepared, brokers, agents and investors might miss out on key opportunities presented by the market. Comment?
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