West-Boxford Real Estate News
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19 hrs ago | 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?
22 hrs ago | 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?
Friday May 15 | via NH Insider
In a speech Tuesday, the Republican governor of New Jersey argued that reforming the tax code is vital to economic growth. He proposed lowering tax rates across the board. Comment?
4 min ago | via KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being released Thursday. From Boston to Miami, New York to Los Angeles, more than half of tenants are paying what experts consider unaffordable rents, says a report by New York University's Furman Center, which studies real estate and urban policy, and bank Capital One, which is a leading affordable-housing lender and financed the research. Comment?
15 min ago | via The Washington Post
U.S. stock-index futures were little changed, after equities rebounded Wednesday, as concerns reignited about a Greek debt deal. Standard & Poor's 500 Index E-mini contracts expiring next month slipped 0.1 percent to 2,118.5 at 10:49 a.m. in London. Comment?
19 min ago | via Overlawyered
The federal government is bringing charges against the leadership of FIFA, the international soccer association, and Switzerland has arrested them in accord with American wishes. Comment?
23 min ago | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
The drill should be familiar by now: A company or government agency -- like the IRS -- announces it's been hacked. The IRS hack: Beware of follow-up scams The drill should be familiar by now: A company or government agency -- like the IRS -- announces it's been hacked. Comment?
40 min ago | via Cape Cod Times
BOSTON – Sales of single-family homes were down in Massachusetts last month when compared to April 2014, but median prices rose thanks in part to low inventory and the harsh winter, two organizations that track the real estate market said Wednesday. The Warren Group, a Boston-based publisher of business data, reported a nearly 8 percent decline in home sales April to April, while the Waltham-based Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported a 6 percent decline. Comment?
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