Easton Real Estate News
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Wednesday Aug 19 | via SouthCoastToday.com
The now-shuttered landmark Taunton restaurant is set to be sold off at a live auction at 11 a.m. Sept. 23 on site at 698 Bay St., in what the auctioneer called “an incredible opportunity” for a potential owner. “It's kind of an iconic place down that area,” said Daniel McLaughlin, who runs a Boston-based auctioneering company. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Mel Antonio Group, serving the Greater New Bedford area and beyond since 2006, is proud to announce Byron R. Ford, Jr. , CBR, has been named the Top Sales and Top Listing Agent for June. This is the third time in 2015 Ford has earned the double title in one month. Comment?
Jul 29, 2015 | via Banker & Tradesman
The sale of a home at 2 Pierces Point Lane in Westport ranked No. 1 this week for existing home sales in Bristol County. Comment?
Jun 23, 2015 | via Patch.com
When it comes to buying a house, Easton is one of the best places in the Bay State to do so, according to a new survey. Recently, Niche released their list of the top 100 suburbs in Massachusetts to buy a house. Comment?
Mar 5, 2015 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Bristol County has been awarded federal funds to supplement local emergency food and shelter programs under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program . The federal department responsible for this program is the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency – these are not state/county government or United Way Funds. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 26 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
More single-family homes were sold in Massachusetts last month than in any month in more than a decade, The Warren Group reported Tuesday. The 7,077 homes sold in the state in July were the most in any month since June 2005, when 7,239 were sold, according to the Boston-based publisher of real estate data. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via WBUR-AM Boston
According to real estate tracking group The Warren Group, there were 7,077 home sales in July, a gain of 24 percent compared with the same month last year, and the highest monthly total since June 2005. A separate group, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors, reported 6,614 sales of single-family homes last month, a jump of 20 percent over July 2014. Comment?
Sunday Aug 16 | via Banker & Tradesman
After a handful of relatively recent court decisions that voided and reversed foreclosures, attorneys are advising lenders to be more careful even go above the letter of the law as the pace of foreclosure filings on homes in Massachusetts continues to ramp up. Benjamin Wish is a complex commercial litigator at Todd and Weld LLP. Comment?
Thursday Aug 13 | via Berkshire Eagle
The residential real-estate market has remained strong in Massachusetts this summer, with the latest evidence being a 37 percent jump in pending sales last month. A pending sale occurs when a buyer and seller have signed a purchase-and-sale agreement for a property, but have yet to close on the deal. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 4 | via Boston.com
Massachusetts foreclosure filings shot up 81 percent in June compared to the year before, continuing a rise in foreclosure activity that began early last year, according to a Boston real estate tracker. The Warren Group, which publishes the magazine Banker and Tradesman, said Tuesday that mortgage holders filed 886 petitions to foreclose in June, compared to 488 such filings a year before. Comment?
7 min ago | via New York Daily News
Derrick Torres, right, with firm president Stefani Markowitz, is now a licensed agen with Rutenberg Realty, which started a program for veterans to get paid training as brokers. What's scarier - manning a ballistic missile submarine or asking someone to fork over millions of dollars for a Manhattan apartment? The one-time Navy man and Bronx native is the first of a group of veterans making the transition from protecting the country to pushing apartments as part of a program by local Manhattan brokerage Rutenberg Realty seeking to find work for members of the armed forces. Comment?
46 min ago | via Independent.ie
AIB is giving tracker mortgages and debt write-downs or lump sums worth more than a 25,000 to customers who complained that they were wrongly denied one, in a dramatic shift in policy that coincides with the Central Bank's industry-wide probe. One AIB mortgage holder, who struggled for years with repayments, has been put on a tracker and offered a write down in excess of a 25,000 on the home loan, the Sunday Independent has learnt. Comment?
47 min ago | via Independent.ie
I have sent my daughter, who lives in Australia, a cash gift of a 30,000 to help her buy her first home over there. Will she have to pay any tax to the Irish Revenue Commissioners - or to the tax authorities in Australia - as a result of receiving this gift? She has been living and working in Australia for three years and currently has no plans to return to Ireland. Comment?
48 min ago | via Independent.ie
Mortgage "sweeteners" could be worth nothing to you two years into your loan - and ultimately can cost you tens of thousands of euro in mortgage interest. So such sweeteners - essentially, financial incentives offered by lenders in a bid to encourage you to take out a mortgage with them - should be treated cautiously, as their value is usually negligible when compared to the overall cost of a mortgage. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Stuff.co.nz
Middle age can be an expensive time of life for those determined to hold the clock back, and invest in themselves. Health, vitality and looks are increasingly expected of those in leadership roles and they are no longer just the preserve of the young. Comment?
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