Great Barrington Real Estate News
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Jun 2, 2015 | via MassLive.com
As the government's case against former Lee Police Chief Joseph Buffis came to a close on Monday after seven days of prosecution witnesses, observers were left with the impression of a small-town cop in over his head financially who allegedly turned to cleaning out small-town charities to boost his income. Dozens of witnesses testified about Buffis' mounting personal debts and the Laliberte Toy Fund - a police-sponsored Christmas charity established in the 1950s for needy families of Lee. Comment?
Jun 1, 2015 | via Berkshire Eagle
A real estate sign beckons customers at a property on West Street in Pittsfield. The brutal winter took a toll on sales earlier this year, but conditions already appear to be improving. Comment?
Feb 28, 2015 | via Berkshire Eagle
Home inspector Bill Drosehn and his assistant, Mike Cooney, left, check the status of the garage at a home in Pittsfield. This winter's record snows have kept all but the most serious home-buyers at bay. Comment?
Feb 14, 2015 | via Berkshire Eagle
Ben Garver The Berkshire Eagle 88 Valentine Road in Pittsfield has a for sale sign on it, buried in snow. Sales of single-family homes in Berkshire County dropped in 2014 after two years of healthy increases. Comment?
Feb 6, 2015 | via IBerkshires
Erin Carlotto has joined Greylock Federal Credit Union as a mortgage loan officer. Carlotto will be assuming the role of former mortgage loan officer, Maureen Phillips, who will transition to a role in member education at the Credit Union. Comment?
Yesterday | via Go Local
NARPP identified traditional consumer punching bag, Bank of America , as the company with the best retirement plan out of the 18 they studied. BOA projects that nearly 80% of their plan participants started or increased contributions to the plan last year. Comment?
Friday Jun 26 | via WBUR-AM Boston
Fourteen years ago, David Wilson and Rob Compton joined six other gay couples to begin planning a lawsuit that would demand the right to marry in Massachusetts. They won. Comment?
Thursday Jun 25 | via jdsupra.com
Courts have sought to simplify their approach to determining whether an action is derivative or direct - a determination that the Delaware Supreme Court has acknowledged "is sometimes difficult." Tooley v. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 23 | via Boston.com
The percentage of US households owning their homes slid last year to 64.5 percent, the eighth consecutive year of declines and the lowest level in two decades, according to a report released Wednesday by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University. In Greater Boston, the ownership rate is even lower: 60.9 percent, down from 64.2 percent prior to the recession, according to the latest data. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via Go Local
Rand Paul provided his income tax vision in the Wall Street Journal , calling for what projects to a $2 trillion tax cut over 10 years through the implementation of a 14.5% flat tax. The flat tax is not an entirely new concept, but it's an idea that never caught on in popularity for any of the other presidential candidates that have supported it. Comment?
16 min ago | via Iol.co.za
While Cape Town's luxury housing market has been on the up for over a decade, high-end properties in the Mother City are still cheap by international comparison, according to a new report by Wealth-x and Sotheby's International Realty. The report, "Europe, Middle-East and Africa Luxury Residential Real Estate 2015", found that "ultra-high end" properties in Cape Town were between half and nine times less expensive than similar real estate in Madrid, Dubai and London. Comment?
19 min ago | via Herald Gazette
Large lot on Beechwood Street. Front of lot is wet. Back of lot is higher and dry. Comment?
27 min ago | via Stumbling and Mumbling
One thing I'd like George Osborne to do in Wednesday's "emergency" Budget is to end the something for nothing culture. I know someone who has made almost A 400,000 tax-free without working - equivalent to almost 20 years of getting the maximum welfare benefits the Tories are considering. Comment?
45 min ago | via Inman
StreetEasy's condo price index showed: The value of condos sold in Manhattan during May was 11.6 percent above the market's previous peak in September 2007. With only 3,778 units on the market, May 2015 offered the lowest number of available condo units recorded during any May month spanning the last five years. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Republican Journal
Surround yourself in luxury in this fabulous Dutch Colonial home abutting Cape Neddick C. C. & close to Ogunquit. High ceilings, crown molding, elegant design, tasteful decorating, etc. Comment?
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