Franklin Real Estate News
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Thursday | via Barnstable Patriot
Barnstable County residents, on average, carry credit card debt equal to 10.2 percent of their income and 4.4 percent of their wealth, ranking the second-lowest in Massachusetts. Statewide, average credit card debt is 10.3 percent of per capita income and 7.9 percent of per capita wealth, according to a recent study by financial advice website SmartAsset. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via Patch.com
Recent statistics indicate increases in real estate sales, property value and mortgage financing for the past month of July, according to the Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O'Donnell. In July, real estate sales increased by 13 percent to $1.08 billion in comparison to this time last year. Comment?
Jul 10, 2015 | via Patch.com
The real estate market in the cities and towns of Norfolk County seems to be trending in the right direction. Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O'Donnell expressed "cautious optimism" that the county's real estate market is exhibiting several encouraging signs, based on growth in the total dollar volume of real estate sales and the robust gains in the mortgage market in the 2nd quarter of 2015. Comment?
Jun 5, 2015 | via Patch.com
Continuing a theme seen over the past few months, Register of Deeds William P. O'Donnell reported that reduced inventory activity in Norfolk County has had a mixed effect on the real estate market during the month of May, 2015. Register O'Donnell noted "What we have consistently seen throughout the late winter and spring months is a decrease of real estate inventory in Norfolk County. Comment?
May 29, 2015 | via Patch.com
Continuing his efforts to streamline the ever increasing amount of paperwork that must be stored by registries and reduce the financial burden on taxpayers, Norfolk County Register of Deeds William P. O'Donnell recently testified before the Joint Committee of the Judiciary in support of House Bill 1493, an act to modernize the Registries of Deeds. The storage of original registered land documents has become problematic, O'Donnell testified, and said the legal requirement has resulted in significant space issues facing many registries of deeds The Norfolk County of Deeds stores over 1.3 million registered land documents. Comment?
1 hr ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
High Pointe Properties is pleased to announce its newest team member Donna Timberlake. Donna grew up on the South Shore and currently resides in Southeastern Mass with her family. 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?
1 min ago | via Lake Cowichan Gazette
A new Edward Jones survey reveals that most Canadians opt to pay off debt when granted a lump sum despite growing increasingly concerned about having to work longer to supplement retirement savings. Poll results show that nearly one-in-three Canadians planned to use their 2015 tax returns to pay down debt, while fewer than one-in-10 planned to use that money to save for retirement. Comment?
2 min ago | via Lake Cowichan Gazette
But insurance can also help you enhance and protect your family's wealth. Wealth creation - It's important to know that your family would be financially secure if you became unable to earn an income due to illness or disability, or if you passed away prematurely. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Sydney Morning Herald
Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson says the government will not stand in the way of fintech that is lifting competition in the banking sector. The Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson has backed a flurry of new online lenders targeting small and medium businesses to pressure the big banks to extend more credit to the often ignored sector. Comment?
21 min ago | via The Enterprise
They serve their communities every day, often without acknowledgement or thanks. They're the local heroes sometimes taken for granted: military members, veterans, law enforcement, firefighters, first responders, teachers, health care workers and others who dedicate their lives in service to the people of Southern Maryland. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Roseville Review
Academia Cesar Chavez's founder Ramona A. de Rosales holds a golden shovel during the groundbreaking ceremony for the school's new 35,000-square-foot expansion. The expansion will combine the former Blessed Sacrament church building with the current school building and a new structure, giving the school capacity to add 7th and 8th grade classes, a gymnasium, and a large library, among other features. Comment?
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