Barnstable Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Barnstable, MA continually updated from thousands of sources.
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?
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?
46 min ago | via Realty Times
We have all heard about the high costs imposed on homebuyers -- ranging from lender points, title insurance and settlement fees. However, if you are selling your house, you should understand you will be hit for some closing costs also. Comment?
13 hrs ago | via WebWire
According to the National Flood Insurance Program , a flood is a general and temporary condition where two or more acres of normally dry land or two or more properties are inundated by water or mudflow. There are many natural and manmade conditions that can result in a flood. Comment?
34 min ago | via HeraldNet
DeForest Soaries is a man on a mission. The senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset, New Jersey, is passionately concerned about something that entangles a large part of the population: consumer debt. Comment?
47 min ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
Influence peddling lobbyists are pariahs. These sharp-eyed pariahs, who do not fit in with the morals of society, hand pick promising political candidates, help them raise money, support their causes, and, once the political candidate is elected, the politician becomes devoted to the lobbyists. Comment?
51 min ago | via Reuters
But Polish regulator, KNF, requires all sellers to keep banks' foreign currency mortgage portfolio, as it poses the risk for the financial sector. According to Puls Biznesu, GE wants to keep the foreign currency credit portfolio under the BPH banking license, while the rest of the BPH business would be extracted and sold to Pekao, Poland's No.2 bank. Comment?
Copyright © 2016 Topix LLC