Boylston Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Boylston, MA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Tuesday Aug 16 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Apartment construction in the Northeast fueled a jump in home building in July as the pace of housing starts nationwide reached their strongest pace in six months. The rate of overall construction rose 2.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.21 million from 1.19 million in June, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. Comment?
Friday Aug 12 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
When you're on maternity leave – with full pay from your employer – you probably don't expect a mortgage lender to reject your loan application because your income doesn't count, since you haven't yet returned to your job. Yet that's what a woman in Philadelphia says she experienced, when she and her husband sought financing to complete renovations on a house in the city. Comment?
Thursday Aug 11 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
However, you don't need to win the lottery to obtain financial security. In fact, that security might just be available through the benefits offered at your job. Comment?
Monday Aug 8 | 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?
Thursday Aug 4 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week after rising for three straight weeks, continuing to lure prospective home buyers. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average for the benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.43 percent from 3.48 percent last week. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via Home
Two organizations that track the state's real estate market have found that a falling number of single-family homes on the market is driving down sales while pushing up prices. The Massachusetts Association of Realtors said Tuesday that the inventory of single-family homes for sale last month was down more than 29 percent from July 2015, while sales were down 14 percent and the median price was up 3.5 percent year over year to $376,500. Comment?
Tuesday | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors said Tuesday that the inventory of single-family homes for sale last month was down more than 29 percent from July 2015, while sales were down 14 percent and the median price was up 3.5 percent year over year to $376,500. It was the first time in 14 months that closed sales were down. Comment?
Tuesday | via The Hastings Tribune
Two organizations that track the state's real estate market say a falling number of single-family homes on the market is driving down sales while driving up prices. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 17 | via Boston.com
Paychecks are bigger in Massachusetts. Then again, rent checks and mortgage payments are too. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 17 | via Lowell Sun
Arguing that the current rate of foreclosures is worse than anything Massachusetts has seen since the run up to the American Revolution in 1763, activists and homeowners Tuesday pushed the Legislature to clarify the rights of municipalities to try to prevent foreclosures and minimize their damage. Passage of a one-sentence bill filed late last month by Springfield Rep. Jose Tosado would give cities and towns the clear authority necessary to use their health and safety powers to implement programs like pre-foreclosure mediation without expanding the rights of municipalities, supporters said. Comment?
9 min ago | via Korea Herald
Alarmed by soaring household debt, the South Korean government said Thursday that it will restrict the supply of new apartments to curb demand for mortgage loans. Unveiling a package of measures mostly aimed at slowing the growth of mortgage loans, the government vowed to limit the development of additional residential areas and scale down the supply of new apartments by state-owned Korea Land and Housing Corp., among others. Comment?
15 min ago | via The Times Bulletin
Yes, the federal government owes trillions of dollars more than it did a few years ago. Yes, Americans are still struggling to pay off mortgages and student loans. Comment?
26 min ago | via CBS Local
An Aurora family is questioning the hardship waiver process for high school student athletes after their own child's football season is in doubt. "I've played football my whole life and to know that I can't play the first five games in the last year of high school is really disappointing to me," said Eric Jenkins, who is starting his senior year at Eaglecrest High School. Comment?
33 min ago | via The Advocate
Residents of Sherwood Forest stand along the boulevard giving directions to a member of the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. Flooding in the Sherwood Forest area overtook many homes and neighborhoods causing residents to evacuate. Comment?
36 min ago | via KARE-TV Minneapolis
A former Gophers basketball star and his wife are charged with theft in connection to an Apple Valley home sale in 2011. Sam Jacobson and his wife, Traci Jacobson, each were charged Tuesday with theft by false representation and theft by swindle. Comment?
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