Allston Real Estate News
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Wednesday Aug 10 | via Boston.com
Condo prices are rising at more than twice the rate of home values in Greater Boston's urban core, with a number of Boston neighborhoods - as well as Cambridge and Somerville - posting high single-digit and double-digit increases, new stats show. Condo prices in Suffolk County, comprised mainly of Boston and a few smaller neighboring cities like Revere and Chelsea, rose 9.5 percent during the first six months of 2016, hitting $520,000, according real estate market tracker The Warren Group. Comment?
Apr 6, 2016 | via Boston.com
A Bank of America survey found that a majority of Boston-area residents ages 18 to 34 expect to seek help from their parents in buying their first house. Three-fourths of Boston-area residents age 18 to 34 expect to seek assistance from their parents in buying their first house, according to a new survey out Wednesday from Bank of America. Comment?
Mar 18, 2016 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
" Prosecutors in suburban New York say a man who has served as a foster parent for up to 140 boys over two decades sexually abused at least seven of them. Cesar Gonzalez-Mugaburu , of Ridge, on Long Island, is being held on $1 million bond after being charged with child endangerment and sexual misconduct. Comment?
Dec 18, 2015 | via Boston.com
Allston's Western Avenue, which runs between Harvard Business School and the Arsenal Street Bridge, looks quite a bit different today than it did a few years ago . And the transformation is just beginning. Comment?
Oct 31, 2015 | via Boston.com
THE VIBE IN THE ROOM is contained desperation. Everyone is afraid of something. The woman in the back is worried about commitment. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 24 | via Home
Two organizations that track the state's real estate market have found that a falling number of single-family homes on the market is driving down sales while pushing up prices. The Massachusetts Association of Realtors said Tuesday that the inventory of single-family homes for sale last month was down more than 29 percent from July 2015, while sales were down 14 percent and the median price was up 3.5 percent year over year to $376,500. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 23 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors said Tuesday that the inventory of single-family homes for sale last month was down more than 29 percent from July 2015, while sales were down 14 percent and the median price was up 3.5 percent year over year to $376,500. It was the first time in 14 months that closed sales were down. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 23 | via The Hastings Tribune
Two organizations that track the state's real estate market say a falling number of single-family homes on the market is driving down sales while driving up prices. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 17 | via Boston.com
Paychecks are bigger in Massachusetts. Then again, rent checks and mortgage payments are too. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 17 | via Lowell Sun
Arguing that the current rate of foreclosures is worse than anything Massachusetts has seen since the run up to the American Revolution in 1763, activists and homeowners Tuesday pushed the Legislature to clarify the rights of municipalities to try to prevent foreclosures and minimize their damage. Passage of a one-sentence bill filed late last month by Springfield Rep. Jose Tosado would give cities and towns the clear authority necessary to use their health and safety powers to implement programs like pre-foreclosure mediation without expanding the rights of municipalities, supporters said. Comment?
20 min ago | via Star Tribune
Case manager Katia Iverson helps the Abdullahi family through the steps of resettling in Minnesota, from renting a house to teaching the children how to turn on a lamp during their first home visit in Minneapolis. For Katia, the case manager, that's the time she gets to usher newly arrived refugees into life in Minnesota. Comment?
53 min ago | via Outside the Beltway
Weighed down by anemic business spending, overstocked factories and warehouses, and a surprisingly weak housing sector, the American economy barely improved this spring after its usual winter doldrums. Consumer spending advanced at a robust pace, helping to sustain a modest growth rate of 1.2 percent, but the gain was overshadowed by the poor showing in other sectors of the economy. Comment?
56 min ago | via NY City News Service
New York's real estate market is pricey at all levels, but the rarefied air above 57th Street constitutes a new strata: Billionaire's Row. The buildings are ever sleeker and grander, leapfrogging one another in height, amenities - and price. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Motley Fool
According to the Social Security Administration's June 2016 snapshot, some 60.5 million people, two-thirds of whom are retirees, are currently receiving Social Security benefits. For retired workers, that benefit works out to an average of $1,348.49 per month. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Sentinel & Enterprise
According to the latest data released Thursday by the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., or Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average was the same as it was a week ago, unchanged at 3.43 percent with an average 0.6 point. It was 3.84 percent a year ago. Comment?
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