Barnstable Real Estate News
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Wednesday Jul 15 | 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?
May 26, 2015 | via Banker & Tradesman
The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank posted $12.2 million in net income and held onto the number one spots in deposit market share and residential mortgage market share in Barnstable County last year, the bank said at its recent annual meeting. Total assets also increased 8 percent to $2.7 billion at year-end 2014. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via The Recorder
Home sales last month were up for the Pioneer Valley overall and for the state as a whole, with single-family homes in Massachusetts selling at the best rate since August 2005. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 28 | via The Wichita Eagle
The number of single-family homes sold in Massachusetts last month shot up by more than 11 percent compared with June 2014, making it the best June in a decade, an organization that tracks the real estate market announced Tuesday. The 6,457 single-families homes sold last month were the most in a single month since August 2005, said Timothy Warren Jr., chief executive of the Boston-based Warren Group. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via Daily Mail
Little-known anchor becomes overnight star with rant against Obama: Angry speech about President's 'half-baked' ISIS policy goes viral - being viewed one million times... and counting Teacher 'killed her husband and infant son' and lay with their corpses for two days until she was discovered by a realtor during an open house Rachel Dolezal the black hair stylist: Former lecturer now does weaves and braids for women in a salon after losing her job in race row EXCLUSIVE: Donald Trump pictured in uniform as a cadet captain - before he dodged the Vietnam draft with four deferments and a 'bone spur'' Police reveal new DNA evidence against suspect in DC mansion slayings and that CEO and his housekeeper 'were strangled to death' Heroic mom smashes car window to rescue little girl, 2, locked inside in 100F - and is then confronted by owner 'who was more concerned about the damage to his vehicle' ... (more) Comment?
Friday Jul 17 | via Lowell Sun
Summer got off to a sizzling start for Massachusetts real estate, as pending sales of single-family homes and condominiums were much higher last month than in the same month a year earlier. According to the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, 7,316 single-family homes came under agreement during June, up 36.8 percent from the 5,349 deals reached in the same month a year ago. Comment?
Thursday Jul 16 | via Banker & Tradesman
Business conditions in the First District were reported as balanced or improving, according to the Federal Reserve's latest Beige Book report. The First District includes all of New England except for Connecticut's Fairfield County. Comment?
1 min ago | via Business Journal
We all know the housing market in the Puget Sound region is red hot, with 70 percent of homes selling within the first month. In this competitive, sellers market, some buyers are engaging in bidding wars, with some homes going for several hundred thousand dollars over asking price. Comment?
1 min ago | via Pleasanton Weekly
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties, with offices in Pleasanton, has acquired Prudential California Realty , a 33-agent company based in San Jose. Gretchen Pearson will continue to lead the operation as the President/CEO of the San Jose office. Comment?
1 min ago | via Cleveland.com
Parma's neighborhoods are pockmarked with 773 vacant homes, 10 of them dilapidated enough to make the list to be razed next month. Parma isn't the only suburb dealing with the issue of blight, made worse since the start of the foreclosure crisis in 2007. Comment?
1 min ago | via Yeovil Express
Chancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of Scotland into private hands with a A 2.1 billion share sale, but faced criticism the taxpayer has been left short-changed after making a A 1 billion loss. Mr Osborne insisted the move was the "right thing to do for the taxpayer", coming seven years after the Government rescued RBS with a A 45.5 billion bailout at the height of the financial crisis. Comment?
2 min ago | via Business Journal
The average closing costs to buy a home in Colorado are $1,910, which ranks the state 12th-highest in the country. Comment?
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