Taunton Real Estate News
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Wednesday Sep 23 | 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?
Saturday Sep 19 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Mel Antonio Group, serving the Greater New Bedford area and beyond since 2006, is proud to announce Realtor Scott Lima has joined the office. He is serving buyers and sellers in the SouthCoast region. Comment?
Thursday Sep 17 | 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?
Sep 1, 2015 | via SouthCoastToday.com
Bristol County residents, on average, carry credit card debt equal to 11 percent of their income and 10.8 percent of their wealth, ranking the fourth-highest in Massachusetts. Statewide, average credit card debt is 10.3 percent of per capita income and 7.9 percent of per capita wealth, according to a recent study by financial advice website SmartAsset. 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 Oct 2 | via Boston.com
The cost of buying a home in Brookline is headed towards the $2 million mark, making it the most expensive town in Massachusetts, new stats show. Brookline 's median home price hit $1,980,000 in August, a jump of over 20 percent over last year, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors reports. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via Boston.com
The Warren Group, a Boston real estate publisher, said house sales rose 16 percent in August, compared to the same month a year before. Prices also rose 3 percent for single-family residences to a median of $359,000, and condo sales volumes and prices also rose. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 22 | via Berkshire Eagle
BOSTON >> A bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren that aims to give the public more details about settlements reached by federal enforcement agencies has passed the Senate. The Massachusetts Democrat says the goal of the bill is to require the agencies to be more transparent about any deals cut as part of the agreements. Comment?
Thursday Sep 17 | via MassLive.com
The former president of Westfield Technical Academy's Parent Volunteer Organization has been charged with larceny after allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from the organization's checking account. Jamaries Ruiz, 41, kept possession of the group's checkbook and was one of four people authorized to use it, Westfield Police Department Det. Comment?
Monday Sep 14 | via Patch.com
The Lamacchia Housing Report presents overall home sale statistics and highlights the average sale prices for single-family homes, condominiums, and multi-family homes in Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire for July 2015 compared to July 2014 . Overall home sales in Massachusetts were up over 24% compared to July 2014 . Comment?
7 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz speaks during a news conference upon the release of the Monetary Policy Report in Ottawa, Canada July 15, 2015. Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz speaks during a news conference upon the release of the Monetary Policy Report in Ottawa, Canada July 15, 2015. Comment?
12 hrs ago | via Star Tribune
A terrific balance between delightful stories and thoughtful analysis is found in Jerry Kaplan's relatively short book, "Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence." An entrepreneur and AI expert, Kaplan has done some serious thinking about how AI will transform business, jobs and, most interestingly, the law. Comment?
38 min ago | via Blown Mortgage Blog
When you get behind on your mortgage, you might think the only answer is foreclosure, but you have options. If you really want to stay in your home, you can talk to the lender about a loan repayment plan. Comment?
39 min ago | via Reuters
Oct 10 Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz acknowledged on Saturday that rising high household debt represented a key vulnerability of Canada's financial system but said monetary policy should be the last line of defense in addressing it. The central bank chief said it was no surprise that low interest rates had caused people to take on more debt in the face of rising housing prices, as the low rates meant that the ratio of debt service to income was stable. Comment?
44 min ago | via Daily Dispatch
During their meeting Monday night, the County Commissioners approved a joint properties agreement that will allow the city attorney to handle evictions after foreclosures for four jointly owned property within the city limits. The agreement is limited to four to allow the county room to determine the cost and time needed to complete an eviction after a foreclosure. Comment?
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