Shelburne Falls Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Shelburne Falls, MA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Sep 30, 2014 | via WWLP
There are more houses for sale right now across the country, but people aren't in any hurry to buy them. 22News found out that demand in Franklin County is still strong, and has been all year. Comment?
Sep 9, 2014 | via The Recorder
The new owner of the former Sweetheart Restaurant in Shelburne Falls wants to buy the Ashfield Lake House and serve "farm-to-table" foods at both restaurants. Comment?
Sep 3, 2014 | via IBerkshires
If you have interest in owning an apartment building, this is a great way to start. Live in one unit and have the income from the other 3 apartments subsidize your mortgage and housing expenses. Comment?
Sep 2, 2014 | via Nashoba Publishing Online
Foreclosure starts in Massachusetts are up more than 20 percent over the first seven months of the year, compared to the same period in 2013, according to data released Tuesday morning. Comment?
Aug 20, 2014 | via Reuters
Lamson & Goodnow Manufacturing Co, which describes itself as the oldest U.S. maker of cutlery, has filed for bankruptcy protection. Comment?
Sunday Nov 23 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Cities and towns enlist for-profit debt collection agencies to recoup money, but unwary homeowners can lose their properties in the process. As cash-strapped towns and cities around the Bay State face a mounting stash of unpaid tax liens, they are increasingly turning to for-profit companies to pursue delinquent property owners - prompting concern among consumer advocates that vulnerable residents are being hit with astronomical fees and sometimes are losing their homes in the process. Comment?
Tuesday | via Mortgage News Daily
The maximum conforming loan limit will remain at $417,000 for most of the U.S. in 2015. FHFA announced the limits, which define the size of loans eligible to be acquired by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, on Monday. Comment?
Tuesday | via Boston.com
The Warren Group reported that monthly sales of single-family homes rose 1.4 percent over the past year, to 4,404 from 4,345, the first time since June that year-over-year sales increased. The median home price also rose, Warren Group said, hitting $320,000 compared to $313,500 the year before. Comment?
Sunday Nov 23 | via Banker & Tradesman
Sales of single-family homes in the Bay State rose slightly by 1.4 percent in October, marking the first time sales have increased year-over-year since June, according to the latest report by The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. A total of 4,404 single-family homes sold in October, compared with 4,345 a year earlier. Comment?
Sunday Nov 23 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Nick Federico, Uxbridge treasurer/collector, with files where tax money was recovered by using a third-party collector. As cash-strapped towns and cities around Massachusetts face a mounting stash of unpaid tax liens, they are increasingly turning to for-profit companies to pursue delinquent property owners - prompting concern among consumer advocates that vulnerable residents are being hit with astronomical fees and sometimes are losing their homes in the process. Comment?
15 min ago | via ABC News
Monika Tu calls herself a "property concierge" and says she can't get enough Australian real estate for her cashed-up Chinese clients. As she shows a potential client through a lavish $13 million home on Sydney's lower north shore, she explains her business: "I am dealing with high net worth foreign buyers and we specialise in luxury properties. Comment?
34 min ago | via Twizigamire
Kenya's Commercial Bank, the largest lender by assets, plans to offer mortgage-backed securities on the local bourse to help developers raise funds to build new housing units, its chief executive said. There are less than 30,000 mortgages in Rwanda against a potential of 1 million, according to the government, and a severe shortage of houses has driven up prices. Comment?
50 min ago | via Vallejo News
What should a central bank do next when it already has zero interest rates and arguably still faces the threat of Japanese-style deflation? If it's the Swedish Riksbank, it should keep cutting, and do so soon, says Lars Svensson. Svensson no longer has a say; he quit as a deputy Riksbank governor last year after failing to persuade fellow board members to cut rates aggressively. Comment?
1 hr ago | via This Is Money
A bitter war among estate agents could leave movers getting thousands of pounds less when they sell their home, industry insiders believe. Websites have become the major way of buying a home in the UK, with around 100million visits from property hunters every month. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Business World
The dollar fell on Wednesday after disappointing U.S. home sales data, but global equity markets edged higher on hopes for more stimulus from the European Central Bank and the prospect that stocks may be a better investment than other alternatives. The less-than housing robust data fed worries the U.S. economy might be losing momentum. Comment?
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