West-Boxford Real Estate News
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Sunday Nov 23 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Cities and towns enlist for-profit debt collection agencies to recoup money, but unwary homeowners can lose their properties in the process. As cash-strapped towns and cities around the Bay State face a mounting stash of unpaid tax liens, they are increasingly turning to for-profit companies to pursue delinquent property owners - prompting concern among consumer advocates that vulnerable residents are being hit with astronomical fees and sometimes are losing their homes in the process. Comment?
Yesterday | via Mortgage News Daily
The maximum conforming loan limit will remain at $417,000 for most of the U.S. in 2015. FHFA announced the limits, which define the size of loans eligible to be acquired by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, on Monday. Comment?
Yesterday | via Boston.com
The Warren Group reported that monthly sales of single-family homes rose 1.4 percent over the past year, to 4,404 from 4,345, the first time since June that year-over-year sales increased. The median home price also rose, Warren Group said, hitting $320,000 compared to $313,500 the year before. Comment?
Sunday | via Banker & Tradesman
Sales of single-family homes in the Bay State rose slightly by 1.4 percent in October, marking the first time sales have increased year-over-year since June, according to the latest report by The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. A total of 4,404 single-family homes sold in October, compared with 4,345 a year earlier. Comment?
Sunday Nov 23 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Nick Federico, Uxbridge treasurer/collector, with files where tax money was recovered by using a third-party collector. As cash-strapped towns and cities around Massachusetts face a mounting stash of unpaid tax liens, they are increasingly turning to for-profit companies to pursue delinquent property owners - prompting concern among consumer advocates that vulnerable residents are being hit with astronomical fees and sometimes are losing their homes in the process. Comment?
4 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
" Sales of new U.S. homes edged up modestly in October, led by a big jump in activity in the Midwest. New home sales advanced 0.7 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 458,000, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. Comment?
8 min ago | via Brooklynian
Someone from the bank hired broke into my new house. mess with meters, no electric in the house. Comment?
Oct 23, 2014 | via KLAS-TV Las Vegas
Nevada lead the nation in the third quarter of 2014 with the highest percentage of residences seriously underwater and Las Vegas tied for the top spot among major metropolitan areas, RealtyTrac reported Wednesday night. Roughly 31 percent of the residences in Nevada and 34 percent in Las Vegas still carried mortgages that exceeded the estimated market value of those properties by at least 25 percent. Comment?
10 min ago | via The Economist
IT IS tempting for economists to couch Europe's great debates-over immigration, burden-sharing, competitiveness-in technocratic terms. What effect do new arrivals have on the wages of the local population? How can debts be mutualised without giving debtor countries an incentive to spend wildly? But cold logic fails to capture the emotional side to issues that directly touch on sovereignty and national identity. Comment?
18 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Two Harbors Investment Corp. announced today that there will be changes to the key management position of Chief Risk Officer, effective January 1, 2015. While I did not predict that this management change would occur, I am very pleased with the choice of this still-relative newcomer to Two Harbors. Comment?
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