Barnstable Real Estate News
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Aug 27, 2015 | via Barnstable Patriot
Barnstable County residents, on average, carry credit card debt equal to 10.2 percent of their income and 4.4 percent of their wealth, ranking the second-lowest in Massachusetts. Statewide, average credit card debt is 10.3 percent of per capita income and 7.9 percent of per capita wealth, according to a recent study by financial advice website SmartAsset. Comment?
Jul 15, 2015 | via Banker & Tradesman
The sale of a home at 36 Popponesset Road in Mashpee ranked No. 1 this week for existing home sales in Barnstable County. Comment?
Jul 1, 2015 | via Cape Cod Times
Residents of the neighborhood behind the Cavalier Motor Lodge, where an arsonist set a fire that destroyed one of the motel buildings last week, say they saw a green van behind the complex just before the building caught fire. A man got out of the van and looked through the gate that blocks access to the property. Comment?
Jun 26, 2015 | via Barnstable Patriot
The Tufts Health Plan recently awarded Gosnold on Cape Cod a Quality Innovation Award for their Young Adult Opiate Program, developed in response to the increase in opiate abouse statewide. Present at the awards ceremony : Dr. Jonathan Harding, cheif medical officer for senior products, Tufts Health Plan; Lori McCarthy, national directorof clinical outreach, Gosnold; Raymond V. Tamasi, president and CEO, Gosnold; Dr. Claire Levesque, chief medical officer of commercial products, Tufts Heatlh. Comment?
May 17, 2015 | via Cape Cod Times
The federal government is extending for another year two programs designed to help homeowners who are at risk of defaulting on their mortgage or still owe far more on their loans than the properties are worth. The Home Affordable Modification Program and the Home Affordable Refinance Program will be extended until the end of 2016, Mel Watt, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, said Friday. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
Patrick Dawson, marketing manager of Dawson Real Estate in Mattapoisett, recently announced that Sandy Dawson Galavotti was the top listing agent and Julie Tichon Ciffolillo was the top selling agent for October. Galavotti has been with the firm for 17 years. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 25 | via National Mortgage News
In this new role, Wu will be responsible for overseeing all residential sales and the firm's operations team in Irvine, Calif. Prior to the promotion, she served as the vice president of enterprise solutions where she was responsible for the creation of technical and business processes for the residential lending business. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via Construction Equipment Guide
After Raytheon Co. announced last year it would close its longtime research facility in Sudbury, town officials outlined their vision for redevelopment of the 50-acre site: a mixed-use project of retail, office space, and homes, including rental units to meet state affordable housing requirements. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via Insurance Journal West
The largest force-placed insurance company in Massachusetts has agreed to provide refunds to homeowners to settle allegations that it improperly charged for force-placed insurance policies, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced. Under the terms of the assurance of discontinuance, filed Monday in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, American Security Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Assurant Inc., will refund premiums to thousands of Massachusetts homeowners who were allegedly required to purchase unnecessary or overpriced force-placed insurance policies. Comment?
Saturday Nov 21 | via SouthCoastToday.com
It's still possible in Boston for a mail carrier, an accountant and a Harvard-trained psychiatrist - basically, the crowd from "Cheers" - to live as neighbors. That finding by the real estate brokerage Redfin makes the capital of Massachusetts a rarity at a time when neighborhoods in most U.S. cities are increasingly isolated from each other by income and home values. Comment?
15 min ago | via Newms360.com
If you ask the Revs. Larry Hill and Cordell Phillips what brought them and their churches together, they would tell you it was a God thing. At the time, it was as simple as the buying and selling of a building. Comment?
20 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Monarch Bank, a local community bank, engages in general commercial and retail banking, serving the financial needs of small to mid-sized businesses, professionals, corporate executives and consumers in South Hampton Roads. It offers full-service banking with a complete line of business and retail banking products including checking, savings and other deposit services. Comment?
43 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
This is not a brand new trend but has been occurring for most of 2015. The divergence of growth between income and expenditures is evident in the chart below. Comment?
53 min ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
The marketplace-lending business has boomed in the post-financial-crisis era, with loan volumes swelling and the leading companies going public. The growth of the market - which matches borrowers with investors, who purchase the loan - has in part been predicated on an extended period of low interest rates. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Cape Gazette
Carol Materniak, manager of Long and Foster Real Estate Inc.'s Rehoboth Beach and Lewes offices, has announced the appointment of new sales associate Morten Mikkelson to the Long and Foster team. Long and Foster Real Estate Inc. is the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States. Comment?
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