Taunton Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Taunton, MA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Saturday May 16 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Jose S. Castelo, president of ERA Castelo Real Estate, is pleased to announce that Gilberto Ferreira has joined the ERA Castelo team. "Gilberto brings extensive business and commercial experience to the real estate industry. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via SouthCoastToday.com
The former Benjamin's restaurant filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy with around $300,000 in debt this week, according to federal court filings and a lawyer representing the business. The landmark Taunton restaurant continued to rack up the debt in recent years until announcing this weekend that Benjamin's is now closed after nearly 50 years in business, giving nearly 100 employees a one-day notice that they would lose their jobs. Comment?
Mar 5, 2015 | 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?
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?
13 hrs ago | 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 | 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 | 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?
Tuesday May 19 | via Business Journal
A Lowell mortgage broker forged official documents by cutting-and-pasting signatures and using "correction tape" as means to alter loan fees and terms with customers, according to the Massachusetts Division of Banks. Comment?
7 min ago | via Examiner.com
On your next vacation, trade in the impersonal nature of a hotel andopt to stay in the cozy comfort of someone's home or apartment. Inthis Tech Minute, CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi reports on websites that makeit easy to rent a personal vacation space. Comment?
11 min ago | via The Gleaner
Contributed Photo Jamaica National mortgage mobile officers, Kaye Ricketts and Tanya Lindo were looking quite splendid in their bold colours of navy blue and red at the Realtors Association of JamaicaA's Awards and Dinner Banquet at the Terra Nova on Wednesday evening. Tiffany Gordon, mortgage sales executive at Jamaica National presents a plaque to Edwin Wint, president of the Realtors Association of Jamaica during Wednesday eveningA's dinner and banquet. Comment?
13 min ago | via Ad Operations Online
AOL Canada has announced the launch of its first-ever Canadian-made original programs. Further solidifying its commitment to creating premium content for consumers and advertisers across all screens, AOL Canada will be premiering 7 new Canadian series and 8 global series on its media properties The Huffington Post , AOL.ca , and AOL On . Comment?
13 min ago | via Reuters
May 29 New Zealand's central bank has announced new mortgage regulations for lenders, requiring them to hold more capital against loans to residential property investors, in an attempt to curb risky lending as house prices hit record highs. From Oct. 1, residential mortgage loans will be broken down into investment and non-investment categories, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand said on Friday. Comment?
51 min ago | via NBR Newsroom
The Reserve Bank is pressing ahead with proposals to create a new asset class for lenders, which will let it target Auckland property investors as a means to take the heat out of the market in the country's biggest city, despite opposition from the majority of submissions. The central bank will go ahead with plans requiring lenders to carve out borrowing for property investors as an asset class sub-set, requiring higher levels of capital, and defining those borrowers who aren't owner-occupiers. Comment?
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