Berlin Real Estate News
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Oct 27, 2016 | via Inside Bay Area
Oakland City Attorney Barbara J. Parker is right about one thing - Oakland's rent control laws must be changed. . 1. Asking rents in vacant or non-rent controlled apartments have been rapidly accelerating, but rents have not accelerated in rent-controlled apartments, which creates socially inequitable discrepancies between residents' housing costs. Comment?
Sep 13, 2016 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The new owner of the Albion rooming house at 765 Main St. said he is cleaning house at the building that has been a symbol of blight in the city's Main South neighborhood. Landlord Michael F. O'Rourke said his crews have been at work in the building, cleaning stairwells, scrubbing walls, painting formerly dark brown rooms blue with white trim, even screwing mouse traps to the floors so residents can't throw them away. Comment?
Sep 12, 2016 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Under new ownership: That is the sign that can be hung outside the Albion rooming house at 765 Main St. as of last week. A Worcester landlord with extensive holdings in the city, Michael F. O'Rourke of 53 Blue Bell Road, is the buyer. Comment?
Aug 8, 2016 | via The Recorder
June was an inhospitable month for Massachusetts homeowners, though Franklin County didn't fare as badly as some areas of the state. Comment?
Aug 3, 2016 | via Lowell Sun
The number of foreclosure petitions in Massachusetts increased 13.1 percent in June, marking 28 straight months of year-over-year increases in foreclosure starts, and that trend is expected to prevail through the end of the year, The Warren Group reported Tuesday. Lenders filed 1,002 petitions to foreclose in June, up from the 886 petitions filed in June of last year. Comment?
Thursday Dec 1 | via Home
Inordinately tight inventories finally caught up with the Massachusetts housing market in October, as sales of single-family homes and condominiums were each down more than 5 percent from the same month a year earlier. The Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported this week that 4,596 single-family homes were sold in the Bay State during October, down 5.6 percent from the 4,870 sold in the same month in 2015. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 29 | via Boston.com
For the second time this year monthly home sales in Massachusetts dipped, while prices continued to climb in a market still dominated by more demand than there are homes for sale. Sales of single-family homes in October fell by 4.4 percent compared to the same month last year, while the median sale price increased by 3.7 percent to $340,000, according to new figures released Tuesday by The Warren Group. Comment?
Nov 7, 2016 | via Boston.com
If Greater Boston's high home prices have you down, you don't have to move all the way to Missouri to find something affordable. The Granite State gained 70,000 new residents from neighboring Massachusetts from 2000 to 2013, according to the New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies. Comment?
Nov 4, 2016 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
Petitions to foreclose Massachusetts homes declined on a year-over-year basis in September, a possible sign that a huge backlog of delinquent mortgages is beginning to finally ease. The Warren Group reported this week that lenders in Massachusetts filed 958 petitions to foreclose during September, down 18.7 percent from the 1,179 filed in September 2015. Comment?
Oct 30, 2016 | via Lowell Sun
Home sales were flat in the state last month, a possible early sign that the most recent residential real-estate boom has leveled off. The Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported last week that 5,203 single-family homes were sold in Massachusetts last month, down 14 from the comparable year-ago total of 5,217. Comment?
43 min ago | via Las Cruces Sun-News
Home values back to 2006 levels? Not here Unfortunately for New Mexicans in general, our respective economies continue to lag behind the national trends. Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2hazPXE On Nov. 29, the S&P Indices, which provides benchmarks for investable products used in the financial sector, such as mortgage-backed securities, released the results of the latest U.S. National Home Price NSA Index for September. Comment?
44 min ago | via Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
FEARS that the mortgage market would be adversely affected by Brexit have so far proved to be unfounded, with new figures showing the number of available deals is up and interest rates are down since the referendum on EU membership. A study by Which? reveals there is now greater choice in the market, with homeowners able to pick from 5,336 mortgages at the end of September, compared with just 4,736 in June. Comment?
58 min ago | via The Abbotsford News
Fraser Valley home prices will likely decrease in 2017, but should stay well above 2015 levels, according to a new forecast from the British Columbia Real Estate Association . Average house prices are expected to drop by nearly six per cent in the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board's territory, which stretches from Abbotsford in the east to White Rock in the west. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Coastal Breeze News
Mike O'Rourke said his goal as the new president of the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors is a simple one: to support members as they work to log more sales. "I think the goals for the board that we've outlined is to really try and help and nurture our realtors and all the great affiliates with MIAAOR, to sell more properties on Marco Island," he said. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via KnowIT
It's coming up on a year since we moved from our house near the top of Mt Victoria in Wellington to a smaller but brand new house in a rural area by the sea. We'd been in that Wellington house for about 20 years when we'd started to talk about maybe moving away. Comment?
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