Chelmsford Real Estate News
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Sunday | via Sentinel & Enterprise
More than any other surrounding community, Leominster has been consistently building more single-family homes despite a gradually shrinking population. Between 2006 and 2013, the most recent year for the Division of Local Services' population records, Leominster's population dropped from 41,549 to 41,002, even as 193 new homes were built throughout the city. Comment?
May 27, 2016 | via Home
Dwindling inventory in the region's housing market is prompting more intense competition among buyers and leading to higher prices, real-estate pros say. The Northeast Association of Realtors reported Friday that 291 single-family homes were sold during April in the 15-community region it covers along I-495, from Boxford to Littleton. Comment?
Apr 4, 2016 | via Patch.com
Property put up for foreclosure increased in Massachusetts again in February, up 45.6 percent as compared with the same month last year. This marks the twenty-fourth consecutive month of year-over-year increases in petition starts. Comment?
Apr 6, 2016 | via Boston.com
A Bank of America survey found that a majority of Boston-area residents ages 18 to 34 expect to seek help from their parents in buying their first house. Three-fourths of Boston-area residents age 18 to 34 expect to seek assistance from their parents in buying their first house, according to a new survey out Wednesday from Bank of America. Comment?
Mar 24, 2016 | via Patch.com
Reading, MA - Reading Cooperative Bank is proud to announce its recent donation to the Mission of Deeds' "Buy-a-Bed" campaign. Donation boxes were set out throughout all RCB branches to help raise funds to support the campaign. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via Boston.com
Massachusetts single-family home sales jumped back up in August after July had marked the first drop-off of 2016, according to data released Tuesday by real-estate tracker The Warren Group. August home sales were up 9.8 percent compared to the same month in 2015. Comment?
Saturday Sep 17 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
The number homes that were put under agreement last month rose on a year-over-year basis for the 41st time in the last 42 months, according to a report from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors. According to MAR, 6,052 single-family homes came under agreement in Massachusetts last month, up 24.4 percent from the 4,863 pending sales in August 2015. Comment?
Thursday Sep 8 | via JD Supra
Massachusetts bankruptcy courts have invalidated mortgages containing defects, including the failure of lenders to observe strict formalities in the execution of mortgage acknowledgements. Recently however, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, determined that a properly recorded attorney's affidavit, in certain circumstances, may cure mortgage defects. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 31 | via Lowell Sun
Housing experts are hoping that last month's year-over-year decline in foreclosure petitions is a sign that foreclosure volume is stabilizing. The Warren Group reported this week that lenders filed 1,032 petitions to foreclose during July in Massachusetts, down 1.1 percent from the 1,044 filed in July 2015. Comment?
Saturday Aug 27 | via SouthCoastToday.com
South Coast based real estate brokerage firm, High Pointe Properties , is pleased to announce its newest member Alisha Malone . Alisha is a licensed REALTOR in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Comment?
12 min ago | via WCAX-TV Burlington
New York financial regulators have issued proposed regulations to enforce a new law requiring most mortgage lenders to maintain abandoned houses even before foreclosure. The Department of Financial Services regulations are subject to a 45-day public comment period following Oct. 12 publication in the State Register. Comment?
18 min ago | via WTCA-AM Plymouth
It's important to be proactive about emergency preparedness so you know what to do if disaster strikes," said FEMA Region V Administrator Andrew Velasquez III. "Engage your family, friends and neighbors to identify the risks in your community and understand what to do to stay safe." Comment?
19 min ago | via Park Slope Stoop
Soon after the buildings at 324 and 326 20th Street were constructed in the 19th century, the families living in these two wood-framed homes were most likely unaware that apartments at their addresses would one day cost about $45,000. In 2016 currency, the condos which have replaced those buildings are going for over $1.2 million. Comment?
22 min ago | via SFGate
In this Wednesday, April 20, 2016, photo, real estate agent Lauren Newman leaves a home for sale after a client showing in Mount Pleasant, S.C. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index for July is released. Comment?
24 min ago | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 5.1 percent annual gain in July, up from 5.0 percent last month. The 10-City Composite posted a 4.2 percent annual increase, down from 4.3 percent the previous month. Comment?
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