West-Boxford Real Estate News
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Tuesday | via Cape Cod Times
A slight drop in the number of single-family homes sold in Massachusetts last month compared with September 2013 and a stabilization of median prices are positives for the housing market, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors said Tuesday. The Waltham-based group reported a 3.3 percent drop in sales in September, the eighth consecutive month of year-over-year sales decreases. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via Boston.com
Years after the housing market collapse took a toll on pensions and retirement funds, a settlement in a class-action suit could yeild a windfall for affected state pensions, thanks to a settlement reached between Massachusetts pension groups and Fannie Mae. The groups proposed a $170 million settlement with Fannie Mae in their class action suit. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via Boston.com
The median selling price of a Massachusetts single-family home fell last month on a year-to-year comparison basis for the first time since September 2012, the Warren Group reported Tuesday. The median price of such a home was $320,000 in September 2014 versus $325,000 in September 2013, a drop of 1.5 percent, said the Warren Group, a Boston firm that tracks local real estate activity and that publishes Banker & Tradesman. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The number of single-family homes sold in Massachusetts was down last month when compared to September 2013, while median prices also showed a slowdown. The Massachusetts Association of Realtors and The Warren Group both reported a slight decrease in sales year-over-year. Comment?
Sunday Oct 26 | via Banker & Tradesman
Tune in to hear Cassidy Murphy, editorial director at The Warren Group, discuss the September housing market in the Bay State. Listen here . Comment?
24 min ago | via NWAonline
Lowery was charged with capital murder and kidnapping in the death of realtor Beverly Carter. Pulaski County sheriff's investigators arrested the wife of murder suspect Arron Lewis on Thursday and charged her with capital murder and kidnapping in the disappearance and death of North Little Rock real estate agent Beverly Carter. Comment?
34 min ago | via This Is London
The US economy grew at a better than expected rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, supporting the Federal Reserve's assertion of "sufficient underlying strength" when it felt confident enough to end its stimulus measures this week. Some investors worried that the growth rate could lead to an earlier interest rate rise by the Fed, but the Dow Jones index rose more than 1% yesterday, passing the 17,000 mark again. Comment?
38 min ago | via Independent.ie
News that the Government is trying to quell anger over the water charges makes the front page of the Irish Independent. As protests step up around the country, it reports that plans are in place to extend the water charges tax relief to ensure everyone is guaranteed a 100 off their bill. Comment?
54 min ago | via Dr. Housing Bubble Blog
Blame the fall in homeownership on Generation X: Why did the homeownership rate fall so dramatically for those 35 to 44? We've all heard about the broke Millennials living at home with mom and dad unable to move out into a very expensive rental . For years, we've been told that somehow this young group of people would represent some pent up demand to buy homes. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Independent.ie
THOUSANDS of homeowners with variable mortgage rates are in line for a boost as rival banks are set to copy AIB and cut home-loan rates. Experts said Bank of Ireland, Ulster Bank, Permanent TSB and KBC Bank will have little choice but to reduce variable and loan-to-value rates in the coming months. Comment?
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