East-Boston Real Estate News
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Wednesday Aug 10 | via Boston.com
Condo prices are rising at more than twice the rate of home values in Greater Boston's urban core, with a number of Boston neighborhoods - as well as Cambridge and Somerville - posting high single-digit and double-digit increases, new stats show. Condo prices in Suffolk County, comprised mainly of Boston and a few smaller neighboring cities like Revere and Chelsea, rose 9.5 percent during the first six months of 2016, hitting $520,000, according real estate market tracker The Warren Group. Comment?
Jul 5, 2016 | via Boston.com
A once run-down East Boston house just became the neighborhood's most expensive home sale based on price per square foot, thanks to a full-scale transformation at the hands of its architect owner. 33 Everett Street sold for $460,000, or $590 per square foot, according to Curbed Boston , breaking the previous single-family record by $170 per square foot. Comment?
Apr 10, 2016 | via Boston.com
He explained that even with such short money down, the rent from two apartments would subsidize the mortgage payments, and I could probably live in the third unit rent-free. The only stickler, he added too casually, was that I would need to evict the current tenants, families on welfare who were in arrears on the rent. 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?
Apr 4, 2016 | via Boston.com
Just call it a tale of two real estate markets: Home prices flatten out in the suburbs, even as they soar to new heights in Boston and the urban core. Home prices fell in dozens of suburbs across the Boston area in the lead up to the spring market in the first two months of the year, according to stats from The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. 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?
Wednesday Aug 24 | 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 Aug 23 | 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 Aug 23 | 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?
9 min ago | via LBC 97.3
House price growth picked up in August despite signs of a slowdown in the market after the Brexit vote, according to lender Nationwide. The annual rate of price growth rose to 5.6%, up from 5.2% - taking the average price of a home to 206,145. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via BreakingNews.ie
The mortgage rules introduced 18 months ago need to be revised, according to the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers . At the moment first time buyers can only borrow three and a half times their salary and must have a 20% deposit. Comment?
15 min ago | via White Lake Beacon
Asian stocks were mixed in listless trading today ahead of key jobs data later this week in the U.S. that could lead to higher interest rates. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 1.0 percent, South Korea's Kospi lost 0.5 percent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down nearly 0.1 percent. Comment?
15 min ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
House prices in the UK grew by 5.6% on an annual basis in August, suggesting that Brexit has yet to have any real effect on the British housing market, according to the latest data from Nationwide's highly respected House Price Index. Prices grew by 0.6% in the month, compared to 0.5% in July, while annually, prices gained 5.6%, well above July's 5.2% growth. Comment?
24 min ago | via Daily Mail
House prices rose by 0.6 per cent in August despite dire warnings about the impact of the Brexit vote. The average UK property value hit a record A 206,145, up 5.6 per cent annually, according to Nationwide Building Society. Comment?
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