Cuttyhunk Real Estate News
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Apr 28, 2016 | via The Martha's Vineyard Times
This six-unit apartment building at Village Court on State Road in Vineyard Haven is owned by the Island Housing Trust. - Photo IHT Finding year-round or seasonal housing on Martha's Vineyard has never been more challenging. Comment?
Apr 6, 2016 | via The Martha's Vineyard Times
After a period of relatively moderate growth between 2007 and 2012, the tax levy for the Town of West Tisbury has risen steadily and dramatically over the past four years: If you are the owner of a $700,000 home in West Tisbury, your property taxes have increased over the past four years respectively $238, $105, $210, and $245, for a four-year increase in property taxes totaling $798. Though circumstances affect actual figures, every new employee hired with benefits costs the taxpayers nearly double the actual salary paid. Comment?
Jan 21, 2016 | via Vineyard Gazette Online
Study shows half the housing on the Vineyard was built after 1980; 65 per cent of housing units were vacant at time of survey. New data from the American Communities Survey show an aging Island with a continuing housing crisis and some of the deeply ingrained inequality affecting the rest of the country. Comment?
Jan 20, 2016 | via Vineyard Gazette Online
Thanks to bequest from the late Napolean and Lorraine Pinckney, young Oak Bluffs family win opportunity to buy affordable home. An Oak Bluffs family this week won the right to buy a refurbished home that became available last year through a bequest from the late Lorraine and Napoleon Pinckney. Comment?
Dec 9, 2015 | via The Martha's Vineyard Times
In the heat of an upwardly trending and active real estate market, Martha's Vineyard is seeing its already critically tight rental housing stocks dwindle as some of the lowest-end housing sells off to vacationers, homeowners, and investors. To date this year, 182 homes under $600,000 changed hands in 2015. Comment?
Thursday Jun 16 | via Lowell Sun
Pending home sales in the Bay State rose in May on a year-over-year basis for the 38th time in 39 months, according to the Massachusetts Association of Realtors. The Realtor-advocacy group reported that 7,406 single-family homes came under agreement last month, up 18.4 percent from the 6,254 such deals reached in May 2015. Comment?
Thursday Jun 16 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dipped to 3.54 percent from 3.60 percent last week. That is well below its level a year ago of 4.00 percent. Comment?
Sunday May 29 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Mr. Falter is also a certified Massachusetts real estate instructor. He received his M.B.A. from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University and his doctorate from Walden University's Institute for Advanced Studies. Comment?
May 25, 2016 | via Boston.com
Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump opened a new line of attack against Elizabeth Warren Wednesday, accusing the Massachusetts Senator of being a "total hypocrite" because she "bought foreclosed housing and made a quick killing." Trump, pointing to stories that have been circulating in the right-wing media for years, focused on a practice from Warren's past in which she bought or helped finance two dozen properties in Oklahoma for various family members over about two decades. Comment?
May 24, 2016 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Originally scheduled for Thursday, the auction has been postponed to June 24, according to the website for auctioneer Daniel P. McLaughlin & Co. Commercial real estate lender Capmark Finance Inc. filed the foreclosure action against the mall's owners, listed as Mayflower Greendale LP, an entity associated with Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group. Comment?
10 min ago | via Stuff.co.nz
OPINION: Walking past one of those fabulous K Road artisan homeware shops the other day I experienced a moment of shopper's exhilaration. What if it had something that would be better than something I already owned, and I could get it at a bargain price? The feeling was followed immediately by a mild wave of self-disgust. Comment?
19 min ago | via TheStreet.com
This commentary was excerpted from the weekly roundup sent to subscribers of Action Alerts PLUS , a charitable trust co-managed by Jim Cramer and Jack Mohr . Click here to learn about this actively traded stock portfolio. Comment?
24 min ago | via Christian Science Monitor
If you're fresh out of college and settling in at your first or second job, homeownership might be out of sight, out of mind. But there's a lot you can do in your 20s to better position yourself for buying a home when the time is right . Comment?
57 min ago | via SiliconValley.com
Facebook's social media empire is rising, and as the tech firm pushes for more office space and a hotel, fears that the growth will drive up housing prices and clog the roads with traffic are climbing too. Gabriela Murillo, 47, purchased her first home in Menlo Park about 14 years ago, long before the social media giant took over Sun Microsystems' campus off Bayfront Expressway. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Fresno Bee
Two of Donald Trump's economic advisers, Lawrence Kudlow and Stephen Moore, have revived an idea about the source of the financial crisis that really should have been put to rest long ago. In a column published and rebroadcast by many politically sympathetic sites, they lay the blame for the credit crisis and Great Recession on the Community Reinvestment Act , a 1977 law designed in part to prevent banks from engaging in a racially discriminatory lending practice known as redlining. Comment?
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