Taunton Real Estate News
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Dec 29, 2015 | via Lowell Sun
Despite brutal winter weather that delayed the start of the usual home-buying season, 2015 has featured an historic burst of growth in the housing market, analysts said in a report released Tuesday morning. Adding to the already positive year for the housing market, November home sales in Massachusetts were up more than 10 percent over the same month last year, according to The Warren Group's report. Comment?
Oct 24, 2015 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Mel Antonio Group, serving the Greater New Bedford area and beyond since 2006, has announced that Byron R. Ford, Jr. , REALTOR/CBR, has been named the Top Sales and Top Listing Agent for September, a double title he has earned five other times in 2015. He was also the Top Sales and Top Listing Agent for 2014 and achieved the most units sold in the WEICHERT Northern New England region for 2013 and 2014. Comment?
Sep 23, 2015 | via SouthCoastToday.com
A public auction of the former Benjamin's restaurant in Taunton failed to attract high enough bids on Wednesday to meet a minimum set by the local bank that now owns the property. With a large crowd of spectators filling the Bay Street parking lot, the outdoor auction of the beloved Taunton landmark lasted about five minutes, fielding several bids, the highest of which was $750,000. Comment?
Sep 17, 2015 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Sen. Marc R. Pacheco and his Senate colleagues voted to pass legislation that works to restore the titles of foreclosed properties after thousands of foreclosure sales in Massachusetts were determined to be void as the result of state Supreme Judicial Court decisions. The legislation provides legislative relief for Massachusetts residents who have purchased foreclosed properties or purchased homes where there were prior foreclosures in the chain of title. Comment?
Aug 19, 2015 | via SouthCoastToday.com
The now-shuttered landmark Taunton restaurant is set to be sold off at a live auction at 11 a.m. Sept. 23 on site at 698 Bay St., in what the auctioneer called “an incredible opportunity” for a potential owner. “It's kind of an iconic place down that area,” said Daniel McLaughlin, who runs a Boston-based auctioneering company. Comment?
Friday Feb 5 | via Boston.com
The recent 2015 Massachusetts Housing Report from Waltham-based Lamacchia Realty points out that 83,961 homes sold in the state last year, a 9 percent increase from 2014. The average sale price of these homes also went up 3.6 percent. Comment?
Thursday Feb 4 | via Patch.com
The results are in! Our report shows the Top 25 Towns out of the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts with the largest increases in the number of home sales which includes single family homes, condominiums and multi-family homes for all of 2015 compared to 2014 . The largest percentage increase in sales is the key factor we use to determine whether a city or a town is becoming a sought-after location for homeowners. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 2 | via Boston.com
The number of homes repossessed by banks in Massachusetts climbed by more than 20 percent last year, according to new figures out Tuesday. But foreclosure rates remain well below levels seen during the mortgage crisis of the late 2000s. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 27 | via Boston.com
Sales of single-family homes rose 10.5 percent in 2015, capped by the busiest December since 2004, with a 16 percent jump in transactions in the year's final month, according Boston-based real estate publisher and data firm, The Warren Group. The Bay State's already sky-high home prices also edged higher in 2015, rising 3 percent to $340,000. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 27 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
A strong year for sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts has ended with a strong final month, according to two organizations that track the market. The Massachusetts Association of Realtors and The Warren Group both announced Wednesday that the number of single-family homes sold in December was the most in any December since 2004. Comment?
21 hrs ago | via Realty Times
We have all heard about the high costs imposed on homebuyers -- ranging from lender points, title insurance and settlement fees. However, if you are selling your house, you should understand you will be hit for some closing costs also. Comment?
Monday | via WebWire
According to the National Flood Insurance Program , a flood is a general and temporary condition where two or more acres of normally dry land or two or more properties are inundated by water or mudflow. There are many natural and manmade conditions that can result in a flood. Comment?
21 hrs ago | via HeraldNet
DeForest Soaries is a man on a mission. The senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset, New Jersey, is passionately concerned about something that entangles a large part of the population: consumer debt. Comment?
21 hrs ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
Influence peddling lobbyists are pariahs. These sharp-eyed pariahs, who do not fit in with the morals of society, hand pick promising political candidates, help them raise money, support their causes, and, once the political candidate is elected, the politician becomes devoted to the lobbyists. Comment?
21 hrs ago | via Reuters
But Polish regulator, KNF, requires all sellers to keep banks' foreign currency mortgage portfolio, as it poses the risk for the financial sector. According to Puls Biznesu, GE wants to keep the foreign currency credit portfolio under the BPH banking license, while the rest of the BPH business would be extracted and sold to Pekao, Poland's No.2 bank. Comment?
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