Amherst Real Estate News
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Thursday Aug 20 | 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?
Jun 25, 2015 | via The Atlantic
As the Supreme Court narrowly rules in favor of housing integration, our readers debate the merits of affordable housing and whether the government should use race as a key factor in shaping policy. The Riverton Houses complex is seen in Harlem on December 2, 2008. Comment?
May 28, 2015 | via WWLP
In the Hampshire County area, the average rent for a two bedroom one bath apartment can cost anywhere from $1,000 to $1,500 a month. About half of all Northampton residents are renters, and with rent over $1,000 a month, buying a home may sound appealing. Comment?
May 22, 2015 | via Newswise
AMHERST, Mass. - 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?
Mar 20, 2015 | via WWLP
New data from the Realtor Association of Pioneer Valley shows that one Western Massachusetts County is selling homes at a much faster rate than the rest. 59 single family home were sold in Hampshire County in February of this year, compared to just 48 last year. Comment?
Wednesday | via Boston.com
The number of foreclosure filings in Massachusetts rose 49 percent from July 2014 to July 2015 as lenders continue to clear a foreclosure backlog caused by regulatory changes, according to a Boston real estate tracker. The Warren Group said Wednesday that lenders filed foreclosure documents on 1,044 homes in Massachusetts in July, compared to 702 filed the same month in 2014. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 1 | via Patch.com
In May 2015, the Members of First Choice Credit Union overwhelmingly approved a plan to merge into Lowell, Massachusetts based Align Credit Union. The merger received approval from the Massachusetts Division of Banks and the Secretary of State and went into effect on September 1st. Comment?
Monday Aug 31 | via Nashoba Publishing Online
Senate President Stanley Rosenberg is looking forward this fall to addressing the issues of heroin addiction, public records and charter schools, while also dispersing his office's agenda-setting power among the membership. "We're continuing with our approach here of shared leadership and trying to massage and perfect that because it's a totally different way of thinking about how we do things here compared to the past in terms of setting priorities and moving legislation," Rosenberg told the News Service during an interview last week in his office. Comment?
Sunday Aug 30 | via SouthCoastToday.com
High Pointe Properties is pleased to announce its newest team member Donna Timberlake. Donna grew up on the South Shore and currently resides in Southeastern Mass with her family. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 26 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
More single-family homes were sold in Massachusetts last month than in any month in more than a decade, The Warren Group reported Tuesday. The 7,077 homes sold in the state in July were the most in any month since June 2005, when 7,239 were sold, according to the Boston-based publisher of real estate data. Comment?
4 min ago | via CBS 3 Springfield
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise interest rates from record lows later this month. The jobless rate fell to 5.1 percent - a level the Fed says is consistent with a normal economy - from 5.3 percent in July, the government said Friday. Comment?
1 hr ago | via WGAL-TV Lancaster
We hoped that the August jobs report would provide a clear signal on the strength of the economy before the U.S. central bank meets in less than two weeks and decides whether it will raise its key interest rate. "A mixed report on the health of the U.S. labor market gives frustratingly little new insight into whether the Fed will start to hike rates," says Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit. Comment?
12 min ago | via East Texas Review
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13 min ago | via The Mecklenburg Times
An increasing number of analysts are reporting a notable rise in home prices. This is seriously affecting the affordability of housing, despite the continuing low rates of mortgages. Comment?
14 min ago | via Mydigitalfc.com
In this column, FC gives its view on new financial products launched in the market. This is a subjective view. Comment?
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