Shrewsbury Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Shrewsbury, MA continually updated from thousands of sources.
Sunday Apr 2 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
You don't have to be an expert to see: Bay State homes are hot property. Thanks to a dwindling supply of homes on the market, the law of supply and demand doesn't bode well for prospective homebuyers. Comment?
Mar 7, 2017 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
WORCESTER - Lenders started and completed more foreclosures in Worcester County during January than they did at the same time last year, new data show. Lenders launched 162 new foreclosures during the month, up about 5 percent over the same month a year ago, according to The Warren Group of Boston, publisher of the trade journal Banker & Tradesman. Comment?
Feb 3, 2017 | via World News Report
Briana Willander joins THRIVE as a real estate professional as well as a licensed life insurance agent. Originally from New Hampshire, she holds a B.S. in Finance from Plymouth State University and lived in Boston and Southborough before moving to Shrewsbury. Relying on her expertise in life insurance, Briana brings to THRIVE a passion for helping others move through life events such as marriage, buying a home, and building a family. Comment?
Feb 1, 2017 | via National Mortgage News
New foreclosure filings fell nearly 28% in Worcester County, Mass., during December compared to the same month a year earlier, new data show. The number of completed foreclosures in Worcester County also fell about 10% over the same period, according to The Warren Group, a Boston publisher that tracks real estate transactions in Massachusetts. Comment?
Sep 13, 2016 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The new owner of the Albion rooming house at 765 Main St. said he is cleaning house at the building that has been a symbol of blight in the city's Main South neighborhood. Landlord Michael F. O'Rourke said his crews have been at work in the building, cleaning stairwells, scrubbing walls, painting formerly dark brown rooms blue with white trim, even screwing mouse traps to the floors so residents can't throw them away. Comment?
Yesterday | via WWLP
President Donald Trump on Wednesday released the skeleton of his plan to revamp the federal tax code, a plan that the White House referred to as "the most significant tax reform legislation since 1986 and one of the biggest tax cuts in the American history." Trump's plan, released Wednesday as a single page of bullet points, calls for three income tax brackets - 10 percent, 25 percent and 35 percent - to replace the current seven brackets. Comment?
Sunday Apr 23 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
There is business and then there is the business of dealing with black people. There is hardly any aspect of American life in which the latter transaction doesn't leave blacks on the short end of the stick. Comment?
Friday Apr 14 | via Charlestown Patriot-Bridge
Senate President Stan Rosenberg, Senator Sal DiDomenico and Senator Will Brownsberger have sent a letter to the Massachusetts Congressional delegation urging them to fight against the Trump Administration's proposed elimination of funding for Legal Services. Last year, 23,000 low-income and elderly people in Massachusetts got help at Legal Services with foreclosures and evictions, domestic violence, illegal debt collection, veterans' benefits, homelessness, immigration, and more. Comment?
Thursday Mar 30 | via Lowell Sun
Santander has agreed to a $26 million settlement with officials in two states over the bank's role in issuing subprime auto loans to thousands of consumers who could not afford to repay them, officials said Wednesday. The settlement, announced by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn, calls for Boston-headquartered Santander Consumer USA to make payments to borrowers and to the states. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 29 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Santander, which Healey called the largest packager of subprime auto loans in the nation, funded "unfair and unaffordable" loans to more than 2,000 consumers in Massachusetts, knowing that many of the borrowers could not meet the terms and would default, Healey said. Buyers often agree to financing terms through contracts signed at car dealerships, but the loans are backed by financial institutions such as Santander, who often resell the loans to third parties or place them into asset pools. The bank also was accused by the states of knowingly taking on loans from car dealers that submitted loan applications that inflated the reported incomes of customers, and continued to fund loans from dealers it knew had high rates of delinquency and default among customers. "We will continue to pursue investigations in this area to ensure that Delaware consumers receive a fair deal ... (more) Comment?
23 min ago | via Denton Publications
SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF ESSEX Plaintiff designates ESSEX as the place of trial situs of the real property SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS Mortgaged Premises: 38 PARK AVENUE TICONDEROGA, NY 12883 Section: 150.35 Block: 2 Lot: 7.1 INDEX NO. Comment?
23 min ago | via Denton Publications
SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF ESSEX OCWEN LOAN SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff against BARBARA T. KELLY A/K/A BARBARA KELLY, et al Defendant . Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on January 17, 2017. Comment?
51 min ago | via CBC News
Home Capital shares lost almost two-thirds of their value on Wednesday as a flood of investors withdrew their money from the company. Canada's housing market is always a hot topic, but this week it was a heretofore little-known mortgage lender called Home Capital that made headlines as clients withdrew hundreds of millions in savings in a matter of days. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Albany Times Union
Another positive component of the recently completed 2017-18 state budget is the long-awaited and hard-fought $2.5 billion to combat homelessness across the state and fund programs for the creation and preservation of affordable housing. As we know it is critical that a secure, affordable place to live is vital to every family's health and stability - particularly for children. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Fairfield Daily Voice
A 65-year-old former Easton man will serve nine years behind bars for defrauding distressed homeowners facing foreclosure and evading taxes, federal prosecutors said. Timothy W. Burke was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea in Hartford to 108 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, said U.S. Attorney for Connecticut Deirdre M. Daly. Comment?
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