Taunton Real Estate News
Thursday Mar 5 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Bristol County has been awarded federal funds to supplement local emergency food and shelter programs under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program . The federal department responsible for this program is the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency – these are not state/county government or United Way Funds. Comment?
Feb 28, 2015 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Congratulations to sales associate Sharon Josefek , who has achieved Top Producer honors for 2014 for Joyce D. Lopes Realty with nearly $5.5 million in sales. Sharon, who has been affiliated with the company since 1994, is a consistent top producer in every market. Comment?
Nov 10, 2014 | via Turnto10.com
"It's not terribly alarming these days to occasionally hear these kinds of stories," said Gil Diniz, of Prestige Realty Experts. Stories about people trying to take advantage of agents with information from signs or books of listings, and trying to contact them for a meeting but not about real estate. Comment?
Oct 26, 2014 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Mel Antonio Group, serving the Greater New Bedford area including Bristol and Plymouth counties, has announced that Anne Cabral is joining their office as a real estate agent. Cabral will assist property buyers and sellers in New Bedford and the surrounding areas. Comment?
Oct 26, 2014 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Smoke Detector Inspector, or SDI, formed by Rutch, a Dartmouth police officer for over 20 years, has been helping local realtors and fire departments with smoke detector inspections and certifications for the last three years. How Rutch transformed from police officer to inspecting smoke detectors can be traced 10 years ago when he became a landlord while on the force. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via Groton Landmark
Industry officials are gearing up to defend a tax incentive program that they say makes Massachusetts fertile territory for film and TV work and the jobs that go with that. Gov. Charlie Baker has proposed phasing out the state's film industry tax incentives to help pay for a proposed doubling of the earned income tax credit available to low-income families. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via Nashoba Publishing Online
THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call reports on the $361 million supplemental budget approved by the Senate last week. There were no roll calls on the budget itself or on any of the 23 proposed budget amendments. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via Nashoba Publishing Online
Treasurer Deborah Goldberg is back in the state after spending two days at a national conference in Washington, D.C. where she said she pressed White House officials on the need to support aging public transit systems and infrastructure in states like Massachusetts. Goldberg also met with Treasury Department officials about federal efforts to improve financial literacy and retirement savings and talked with members of the state's Congressional delegation about the importance of protecting the tax deductible status of municipal bonds. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via WBUR-AM Boston
Single-family home sales in Massachusetts rose nearly 4 percent in February, a month that will go down in the history for its record snowfall totals. The Warren Group reported Tuesday that relatively low inventory levels, low mortgage rates and falling unemployment fueled sales, which are up by less than 1 percent over the first two months of 2015. Comment?
Saturday Mar 21 | via Boston.com
Colin MacNaught might be the most important official in Massachusetts public finance you don't know. For seven years, he has worked behind the scenes, as assistant state treasurer for debt management under three treasurers, overseeing the Commonwealth's $22 billion in outstanding borrowings. Comment?
6 min ago | via Patch.com
Activists demonstrated outside the Wayne County Treasurer's Office Tuesday to protest foreclosures on 38,000 homes - 16,000 of which are occupied. Wayne County residents on the brink of losing their homes to foreclosure have a bit more time to pay their delinquent taxes. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via This Is Money
Fixed mortgage rates have plummeted in recent months. But hints that interest rates may stay low for longer than expected - or even fall A further - mean borrowers could save hundreds of pounds by gambling on a variable deal. Comment?
30 min ago | via Denver Post
The state's largest real estate trade organization, the Colorado Association of Realtors, announced Tuesday evening that it has named Tyrone Adams as its new chief executive. Adams has worked in a variety of positions since joining the group in 1993, most recently as the group's director of member services. Comment?
33 min ago | via GlobeNewswire
HSH.com releases its latest Weekly Mortgage Rates Radar showing a slight decline in mortgage rates during the seven-day period ending March 31, as markets await some important economic data due later this week. The Weekly Mortgage Rates Radar reports the average rates and points offered by lenders for the two most popular types of mortgages, the conforming 30-year fixed-rate mortgage and the conforming 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage . Comment?
36 min ago | via The Straits Times
Prices of private homes in Singapore continued their downward slide in the first quarter of this year, according to flash estimates released by the Urban Redevelopment Authority on Wednesday. The estimated 1.1 per cent decline in the three months to March 31 follows a similar 1.1 per cent slide in the fourth quarter of last year, and an overall 4 per cent slide last year. Comment?
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