Shrewsbury Real Estate News
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Tuesday Feb 24 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Home sales and prices fell in Worcester County during January compared with the same month last year. A total of 360 single-family homes sold, down 2 percent over January 2014, according to The Warren Group, Boston publisher of the trade journal Banker & Tradesman. Comment?
Monday Feb 23 | via The Shrewsbury Lantern
The all powerful, Mother Nature, having proven this several times over, with all the snow storms to hit us over the past month, may have you wonderingwill this ever let up? Am I ever going to be able to back out of my driveway without second guessing if someone is coming behind that huge snow mound left from the plow guy? These are all important and even stressful concerns, Buying or Selling your home should not be. Let me take away that stress factor and help ease your concerns when making that important decision to buy or sell. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via The Valley Patriot
The Northeast Association of REALTORSA reported today that the combined sales of single-family homes sold in the 15 cities and towns from Boxford to Littleton from January through December had median sales price of $350,000, an increase of 4.5 percent compared with the median of $334,900 in January through December of 2013. The median sales price for condominiums sold January through December was $205,000, a 4.7 percent increase over the median of $195,800 recorded in January through December of 2013. Comment?
Saturday Feb 7 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Christopher Akeem Thomas of Webster gave a tour of the dilapidated home he's living in. Mr. Thomas, a native of Quincy, Fla., is squatting at 16 Slater St., a multifamily dwelling that has been abandoned by the landlord. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 27 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Not everything is about the snow today. Home sales data reported today showed that single-family home and condominium sales jumped in Worcester County during December but fell over the entire year 2014. Comment?
Wednesday | via Banker & Tradesman
The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on residential properties in Massachusetts was 6.81 percent at the end of the fourth quarter of 2014, a decrease of 19 basis points from the third quarter of 2014, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association . The delinquency rate excludes loans in the process of foreclosure. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via The Recorder
While eastern Massachusetts real estate agents are having a tough time selling homes in a frigid snowy winter, sellers in our part of the state are having an easier go of it. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Nashoba Publishing Online
The start of three weeks of seemingly nonstop snow put a dent in January home sales in Massachusetts, with lower inventories continuing to push up prices. The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, reported Tuesday that 2,685 single-family homes were sold in the state last month, down 1.9 percent from the 2,736 sales recorded in January 2014. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Home
Home sales in Massachusetts dropped in January to their lowest levels since February 2014, but one analyst sees pent-up demand leading to a busier spring if inventory levels are sufficient. The Warren Group reported a 2 percent decline in January home sales, compared to January 2014, and said it was the first monthly decline since September. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via Boston.com
He populates the blog of McGeough Lamacchia Realty Inc. , which he owns, with graphs, charts, and data analysis. But Lamacchia gets more response to one number than to any other on the site: 25. "This seems to always be the most popular," Lamacchia said. Comment?
28 min ago | via Yahoo!
Real estate agent Levi Turner has stripped down to his swimmers to sell homes in a gutsy new property advertisement. Photo: YouTube Adopting the 'sex sells' approach, Bellarine property agent Levi Turner has switched his suit and tie for swimmers in a bizarre bid to score a deal. Comment?
41 min ago | via Business Wire
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1 hr ago | via Sydney Morning Herald
With vast ghost cities emerging, new construction is evaporating no matter what sales and prices do - and the traditional correlation between housing and steel demand is breaking down. Photo: Kevin Frayer A record decline in new-home prices in January has prompted Chinese officials to contemplate additional stimulus measures, including reducing the required down payments on second homes and eliminating sales tax after only two years of ownership instead of five. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Inside Bay Area
The cold, hard reality of skyrocketing Bay Area housing prices hit Brittany Baker when, returning to Livermore after six years in Kansas, she discovered she couldn't afford a place of her own in the city where she grew up. Although the 29-year-old mother of two works full time, for the past two years she and her children have lived with her mother and stepfather in a 1,100-square-foot, three-bedroom home. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Housing Wire
Realtors, real estate agents and brokers are fighting a constant battle against people and companies who are trying to rip them off, and they're not going to take it anymore, executives from the National Association of Realtors told a House subcommittee on Thursday. Representatives from NAR were on Capitol Hill Thursday to testify before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade and request "meaningful patent litigation reform," because Realtors, real estate agents and brokers are often threatened by so-called "patent trolls." Comment?
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