Amherst Real Estate News
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Dec 3, 2015 | via Boston.com
Foreclosure starts were up again in Massachusetts in October, jumping nearly 18 percent from the same month last year, according to new data from the Warren Group. Lenders filed 1,135 foreclosure petitions in the state's Land Court in October, compared with the 965 filed in October 2014, according to the Boston real estate publisher. Comment?
Sep 25, 2015 | via Bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. The world's largest economy expanded more than previously forecast in the second quarter, boosted by gains in consumer spending and construction that may help the U.S. withstand a global slowdown. Comment?
Sep 25, 2015 | via Reuters
AMHERST, Mass., - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen received medical attention after coughing, pausing and struggling to finish a speech in which she said the U.S. central bank is on track to raise interest rates this year for the first time in nearly a decade. , moved, by Jonathan Spicer and Svea Herbst-Bayliss, 1,105 words) BERLIN - Volkswagen will name Matthias Mueller, the head of its Porsche sports car brand, as its chief executive, a source close to the matter says, as the fallout from the U.S. vehicle emissions test rigging scandal broadened. Comment?
Sep 24, 2015 | via The Recorder
Andrew Wilson Saunders of Lafayette, Colo., James William Sanders of Williamsburg, Va., and Kelly Lynne Knotts, formerly known as Kelly Lynne Saunders of Vernon, Conn., to Bruce A. Boulter and Reeve S. Boulter of Wrenthem, Riddell Road, $22,500. Comment?
Aug 20, 2015 | via The Recorder
Linda E. McCulloch of Gill, Kenneth L. Roberts and Janice I. Howes to Karonlina I. Latronica 2001 Revocable Trust, Karolina I. Latronica and Joseph P. Latronica, trustees, 321 Norton Hill Road, $212,500. Comment?
Friday Feb 5 | via Boston.com
The recent 2015 Massachusetts Housing Report from Waltham-based Lamacchia Realty points out that 83,961 homes sold in the state last year, a 9 percent increase from 2014. The average sale price of these homes also went up 3.6 percent. Comment?
Thursday Feb 4 | via Patch.com
The results are in! Our report shows the Top 25 Towns out of the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts with the largest increases in the number of home sales which includes single family homes, condominiums and multi-family homes for all of 2015 compared to 2014 . The largest percentage increase in sales is the key factor we use to determine whether a city or a town is becoming a sought-after location for homeowners. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 2 | via Boston.com
The number of homes repossessed by banks in Massachusetts climbed by more than 20 percent last year, according to new figures out Tuesday. But foreclosure rates remain well below levels seen during the mortgage crisis of the late 2000s. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 27 | via Boston.com
Sales of single-family homes rose 10.5 percent in 2015, capped by the busiest December since 2004, with a 16 percent jump in transactions in the year's final month, according Boston-based real estate publisher and data firm, The Warren Group. The Bay State's already sky-high home prices also edged higher in 2015, rising 3 percent to $340,000. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 27 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
A strong year for sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts has ended with a strong final month, according to two organizations that track the market. The Massachusetts Association of Realtors and The Warren Group both announced Wednesday that the number of single-family homes sold in December was the most in any December since 2004. Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via CKNW News Talk 980
The controversial real estate technique was uncovered in a bombshell Globe and Mail investigation this weekend, and has renewed the debate over what's driving housing prices in Vancouver. It allows realtors and investors to flip a property multiple times before a sale is even complete, jacking up the price along the way. Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. It operates as a real estate finance and investment management company. Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Bankinter is in the financial services industry. They are a banking entity subject to the supervision of the Bank of Spain and the Spanish National Securities Market Commission. Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via Seeking Alpha
Two Harbors Investment's stock is down ~26% over the last year as income investors turned their backs on the mortgage investment sector. Two Harbors retains potential to grow servicing income, though, and has a history of earning excess returns compared to the Pine River Mortgage REIT Index. Comment?
Monday Feb 8 | via The Globe and Mail
Vancouver MLA David Eby called for an independent inquiry Sunday. He credits The Globe investigation for pushing the government into doing something concrete about Vancouver's real estate woes. Comment?
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