Great Barrington Real Estate News
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Jun 3, 2016 | via IBerkshires
The Realtors Commercial Alliance of Massachusetts has awarded Barb Davis-Hassan the prestigious Realtor of the Year Award. Davis-Hassan of Pittsfield and broker/owner of Barb Hassan Realty, serves as the 2016 RCA-MA president. Comment?
Apr 30, 2016 | via Berkshire Eagle
PITTSFIELD >> Legal aid advocates say a $30 million boost in state aid would greatly increase the commonwealth's impoverished chances of getting proper representation in divorce cases, custody battles, foreclosures and other civil matters. The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corp. wants the Legislature to boost its fiscal 2017 appropriation to $27 million, up from the current $17 million, with an additional $10 million in requests expected for fiscal years 2018 and 2019. Comment?
Apr 3, 2016 | via Lowell Sun
The Northeast Association of Realtors reported last week that 186 single-family homes were sold in February within its 15-community region along I-495, extending from Boxford to Littleton. That was 47.6 percent more than the 126 homes sold in the region during February 2015. Comment?
Mar 19, 2016 | via Berkshire Eagle
The problems began when Dave lost the job he had held for 14 years one month after the birth of his fourth child. After six months on unemployment, Dave found a new job. Comment?
Mar 13, 2016 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
MLS Property Information Network is a real estate broker-owned company established in 1997. The company serves 32,000 participants and subscribers throughout New England; it manages a comprehensive database containing as much as 40,000 listings at peak property buying times. Comment?
Monday Jul 18 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
The number of homes in Massachusetts placed under sales agreements in June was up 6.3 percent and the median price for pending sales was up 2.2 percent compared to June 2015, according to data compiled from three listing services and released Monday. The Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported that pending condominium sales were down by 0.4 percent in June, with the median price of a condo placed under a sales agreement up 6 percent to $349,000. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via JD Supra
SJC-11995 , the Supreme Judicial Court answered the question of whether Bank of America, in its capacity as corporate trustee of a number of inter vivos trusts, qualified as an "inhabitant" of Massachusetts and was thus subject to fiduciary income tax in Massachusetts during the relevant tax year. Despite the undisputed facts that the bank was domiciled and had a principal place of business in North Carolina at all relevant times, the Court held that the bank was indeed an "inhabitant" of Massachusetts for purposes of the fiduciary income tax. Comment?
Friday Jul 8 | via Lowell Sun
Petitions to foreclose, the first step in the foreclosure process, rose in Massachusetts during May for the 27th consecutive time on a year-over-year basis, according to The Warren Group. The Boston-based provider of banking and real-estate data reported that lenders filed 1,130 petitions to foreclose in Massachusetts during May, up 28.7 percent from the 878 petitions filed in May 2015. Comment?
Sep 5, 2012 | via The Real Deal
Governor Mitt Romney yesterday outlined his plan to end the housing crisis. The Republican presidential nominee, on a new page of his campaign website, called for a four-step approach: selling government-owned foreclosed vacant homes, introducing foreclosure alternatives for distressed borrowers, reforming Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and doing away with complex rules in order to hold banks more accountable and stimulate lending to credit-worthy borrowers. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via Home
The Warren Group reported Tuesday that the year-to-date median home-sale price of $325,000 was up 0.2 percent over the same five-month period in 2015. But for May alone, the median home sale price was $347,000, up 2.1 percent from $340,000 last May, and the highest median sale price in eight months. Comment?
14 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
They currently have GBX 1,700 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of GBX 1,400 . was downgraded by analysts at Berenberg Bank from a buy rating to a hold rating. Comment?
18 min ago | via Albany Times Union
Hannah Reynolds with Bloomfield reaches back to hit the ball as Las Vinas players chase during the Veuve Clicquot Challenge Tournament Finals at the Saratoga Polo grounds on Sunday, July 24, 2016, in Greenfield Center, N.Y. The next tournament is July 29th at 5:30pm. Comment?
23 min ago | via The Wichita Eagle
Two organizations that track the real estate market say the median price of a single-family home in Massachusetts has reached its highest level ever. The Warren Group announced that the median price jumped to $372,000 in June, surpassing the previous high of $370,000 reached in August 2005. Comment?
38 min ago | via SNL Financial
EPS came to a loss of $1.56 per share, compared to a gain of 79 cents per share in the prior-year quarter. 's Westfield World Trade Center mall in Manhattan, N.Y., could have a number of empty spaces at its planned mid-August , according to a report from The Real Deal . Comment?
42 min ago | via Daily Political
According to Zacks, "Bankinter is in the financial services industry. They are a banking entity subject to the supervision of the Bank of Spain and the Spanish National Securities Market Commission. Comment?
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