Great Barrington Real Estate News
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Thursday Nov 19 | via IBerkshires
The town's tax rate is going up but some homeowners may see a drop in their actual tax bill. The Select Board on Wednesday night approved a fiscal 2016 property tax rate of $14.27 per $1,000 valuation, up 17 cents, or barely 1 percent, over last year. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 11 | via Boston.com
Whether you believe in paranormal activity or not, you might be hesitant to buy a home that has a "haunted" history. Well, if you live in Massachusetts you may never know, because sellers and real estate agents don't have to tell you. Comment?
Oct 13, 2015 | via IBerkshires
Local bankers, lawyers, business owners, real estate agents, advisers assembled Thursday night in the town's first economic development committee. "You have taken the first step towards helping our community," Mazzucco said. Comment?
Sep 28, 2015 | via Berkshire Eagle
The Edith Wharton Restoration, the nonprofit that operates The Mount in Lenox, was 8.5 million in debt and near foreclosure in 2008. It has entirely paid off its debts. Comment?
Sep 18, 2015 | via IBerkshires
The credit union announced Bissell's promotion effective Oct. 1 on Thursday. He replaces Marilyn Sperling, who is retiring after serving in the role for the last five years. Comment?
Saturday | via Berkshire Eagle
Attorney General Maura Healey announced efforts to help borrowers struggling to repay student debt by creating a new student loan assistance unit and cracking down on unlawful debt relief companies. BOSTON >> In an effort to help borrowers struggling to repay student debt, Attorney General Maura Healey on Tuesday announced a new student loan assistance unit and a crackdown on unlawful debt relief companies. Comment?
Saturday | via SouthCoastToday.com
Patrick Dawson, marketing manager of Dawson Real Estate in Mattapoisett, recently announced that Sandy Dawson Galavotti was the top listing agent and Julie Tichon Ciffolillo was the top selling agent for October. Galavotti has been with the firm for 17 years. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 25 | via National Mortgage News
In this new role, Wu will be responsible for overseeing all residential sales and the firm's operations team in Irvine, Calif. Prior to the promotion, she served as the vice president of enterprise solutions where she was responsible for the creation of technical and business processes for the residential lending business. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via Construction Equipment Guide
After Raytheon Co. announced last year it would close its longtime research facility in Sudbury, town officials outlined their vision for redevelopment of the 50-acre site: a mixed-use project of retail, office space, and homes, including rental units to meet state affordable housing requirements. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via Insurance Journal West
The largest force-placed insurance company in Massachusetts has agreed to provide refunds to homeowners to settle allegations that it improperly charged for force-placed insurance policies, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced. Under the terms of the assurance of discontinuance, filed Monday in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, American Security Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Assurant Inc., will refund premiums to thousands of Massachusetts homeowners who were allegedly required to purchase unnecessary or overpriced force-placed insurance policies. Comment?
2 min ago | via Tri-cityherald.com
A lot sits empty on Nov. 25, 2015, in West Hempstead, N.Y., after the township had the home that once stood on it torn down. Homeowner Philip Williams says he went to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for a knee replacement in December 2014. Comment?
7 min ago | via The Times-Tribune
Dunmore might be forced to pay another $1.1 million into its three pension funds due to a mistake in the handling of a $5 million pension loan it obtained in 2013, state officials say. The problem stems from how borough officials distributed the loan, which was taken to help restore the financially distressed police, fire and nonuniform plans. Comment?
52 min ago | via Rediff.com
Buying a house is a life altering decision, and for a first time home buyer the decision is even more difficult. Most people make compromises when they are seeking out their first homes, but the pertinent question to be asked here is how far should you go while making sacrifices? Read on to find out more. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Patch.com
While you were digesting turkey and stuffing, the Patch Deal Hound was sniffing out bargains. Have a look - they won't last. Comment?
1 hr ago | via NBR Newsroom
Mr. Chen immigrated to New Zealand in 2000 and has been successfully investing in property since 2007. Mr. Chen is excited about sharing his own knowledge of property investment and expertise with his clients. Comment?
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