Paxton Real Estate News
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Wednesday May 27 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Home sales fell nearly 7 percent in Central Massachusetts during April compared to the same month last year, new data show. A total of 433 single-family homes sold in Worcester County during the month, according to The Warren Group, Boston-based publisher of the trade journal Banker & Tradesman. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
A private nonprofit animal shelter has purchased the property it had leased for the past three years on Pleasant Street. Sweetpea, Friends of Rutland Animals Inc. has purchased the property for $300,000 at 1090 Pleasant St., according to the Worcester Registry of Deeds. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week, but remain near historic lows with the spring home-buying season underway and showing strong sales. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the national average for a 30-year fixed -rate mortgage increased to 3.68 percent from 3.65 percent last week. Comment?
Apr 28, 2015 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Home and condominium sales inched upward in Worcester County during March over the same month last year, but selling prices dropped, according to new data. A total of 412 single-family homes sold in Worcester County during March, up about 3 percent from March 2014, The Warren Group of Boston reported today. Comment?
Apr 15, 2015 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Home sales are poised to rise in Central Massachusetts, new data show. Buyers and sellers signed 736 contracts for single-family homes in Worcester County during March, up nearly 37 percent from the same month a year ago, according to figures from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors. Comment?
10 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?
13 hrs ago | via Wall Street Journal
Worries that the Federal Reserve's bond buys would lead to runaway inflation were misguided and have proven incorrect, according to new research from the Cleveland Fed . In response to the deep recession and financial crisis in 2007-09, the Fed cut short-term interest rates to near zero and undertook three programs of large-scale purchases of mortgage and Treasury bonds, known as quantitative easing. Comment?
25 min ago | via Brandon Sun
Every time the Manitoba government borrows money, there is an inevitable comparison to home mortgages, but an inch below the spin is the glaring reality that government debt is nothing like a mortgage. Here are five reasons why. Comment?
38 min ago | via Sys-Con Media
Ellie MaeA , a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, announced today that members of its management team will present at the 2015 Stephens Spring Investment Conference at The New York Palace Hotel in New York City on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015. The presentation will begin at 11:00 AM Eastern Time. Comment?
54 min ago | via Herald Gazette
Lovely 2.99 acre park-like, private and serene lot with distant water views. Driveway, well, three bedroom septic, underground power, shed, mature oaks and landscaping, fruit trees, outcroppings, comforting water feature and a foundation which has been filled in with dirt, but could easily become once again functional. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Go Local
American homeowners are ready to see their homes be worth something again - at least as much as they paid for them. For many, home values dictate whether or not they are able to sell their home and recoup their investment. Comment?
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