Amherst Real Estate News
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Thursday Jun 25 | 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?
Mar 15, 2015 | via The Recorder
Advocates for bringing high-speed Internet to Shutesbury hope that within two years the project to make fiber-optic cable accessible to every home is a reality. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via Go Local
NARPP identified traditional consumer punching bag, Bank of America , as the company with the best retirement plan out of the 18 they studied. BOA projects that nearly 80% of their plan participants started or increased contributions to the plan last year. Comment?
Friday Jun 26 | via WBUR-AM Boston
Fourteen years ago, David Wilson and Rob Compton joined six other gay couples to begin planning a lawsuit that would demand the right to marry in Massachusetts. They won. Comment?
Thursday Jun 25 | via jdsupra.com
Courts have sought to simplify their approach to determining whether an action is derivative or direct - a determination that the Delaware Supreme Court has acknowledged "is sometimes difficult." Tooley v. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 23 | via Boston.com
The percentage of US households owning their homes slid last year to 64.5 percent, the eighth consecutive year of declines and the lowest level in two decades, according to a report released Wednesday by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University. In Greater Boston, the ownership rate is even lower: 60.9 percent, down from 64.2 percent prior to the recession, according to the latest data. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via Go Local
Rand Paul provided his income tax vision in the Wall Street Journal , calling for what projects to a $2 trillion tax cut over 10 years through the implementation of a 14.5% flat tax. The flat tax is not an entirely new concept, but it's an idea that never caught on in popularity for any of the other presidential candidates that have supported it. Comment?
23 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
Whether it's the stock market or the real estate market, Dorrie needs to think about why she is investing, for how long and what the prospects for an acceptable return over the holding period might be. Whether it's the stock market or the real estate market, Dorrie needs to think about why she is investing, for how long and what the prospects for an acceptable return over the holding period might be. Comment?
45 min ago | via Vancouver Courier
The June tally is the highest monthly total on record after May 2005, when 4,334 sales were reported. Photo Dan Toulgoet The June tally is the highest monthly total on record after May 2005, when 4,334 sales were reported. Comment?
1 hr ago | via YoChicago
Illinois law bars licensed real estate agents from advertising property without written permission and bans the "use of URL, domain name, metatag, keyword or other device or method intended to deceptively direct, drive or divert internet traffic or mislead consumers." Kale Realty has been on our rental service do-not-call list for years, and I've previously called attention to the company's having employed an agent with multiple criminal convictions and another who appeared to be running a charity scam . Comment?
1 hr ago | via Waukesha
Summit Credit Union has added a new mortgage loan officer to its team. Bob Leblanc has joined the Waukesha branch, located at 1103 Spring City Lane in Waukesha. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Big News Network.com
Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states. Comment?
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