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Homeowners With Equity to Lose More Likely to Pay on Time

March 17th, 2019 | realestateattorney

Posted To: MND NewsWireIncreasing home prices have the additional benefit of reducing mortgage foreclosures according to CoreLogic. The company’s Loan Performance Insights report for December notes the 30+ day delinquency rate is at a 10-year low. Frank Nothaft, CoreLogic’s chief economist says “Our latest home equity report found that the average homeowner saw a $9,700 […]

The Number of #Massachusetts #SingleFamilyHomes and #Condominiums Put #UnderAgreement Up in February #BuyersAgent

March 14th, 2019 | realestateattorney
House for sale, pending sign in front yard. No people.

The Number of Massachusetts Single-Family Homes and Condominiums Put Under Agreement Up in February The number of single-family homes and condominiums put under agreement in the month of February rose 11 percent and four percent respectively, over the same time last year. For single-family homes, this marks 12 straight months of year-over-year increases. From February […]

Top 10 Upgrades to Sell Your #Massachusetts #Home for Maximum Price #RealEstate

January 4th, 2019 | realestateattorney

The Top 10 Upgrades to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar Want to know what it takes to sell a luxury home in a softening market? Ask Anh-Tuan and April Truong. In the fall, Dr. Truong, a cosmetic surgeon, and Ms. Truong, a stay-at-home mother to their two children, sold their 3,200-square-foot townhome in Chicago’s […]

Improved Household Debt Levels Could Insulate Against a Downturn

December 24th, 2018 | realestateattorney

You can cut the numbers in several ways, but no matter the way it is reported, American households are in relatively good shape when it comes to mortgage debt. While this isn’t a number many homeowners think about after they get up from the closing table, CoreLogic points out that it could be very important […]

#Massachusetts #Airbnb regulations may come soon #RealEstate #Rentals #RentalIncome #InvestmentProperty

December 23rd, 2018 | realestateattorney

Massachusetts Airbnb regulations could come in the next few weeks State lawmakers moving unexpectedly toward compromise bill Massachusetts lawmakers are moving toward passage of a suite of regulations for short-term rentals done through sites such as Airbnb. The regulations would require all short-term rentals to register with the state and to carry insurance. But only […]

#Lawyer Debunks #Birdman #Foreclosure Says Rapper Conned by Illegal #Loan #RealEstateLaw #Attorney #Massachusetts

December 20th, 2018 | realestateattorney

Lawyer Debunks Birdman’s Foreclosure, Says Rapper Conned by Illegal Loan The attorney for rapper Birdman (aka Bryan Williams) wants to set the record straight. Recently, we aggregated reports from other sources on the fate of Birdman’s mansion in addition to our own reporting that the mansion in question was back on the market for $15.5 […]

5 Reasons to Talk to a Lender Right Now Long Before You Buy a Home #Mortgage #RealEstateAttorney #Loans

December 11th, 2018 | realestateattorney

5 Reasons to Talk to a Lender Right Now—Long Before You Buy a Home Most potential home buyers wait to talk to a mortgage lender until they’re ready to buy. Makes sense, right? Why bother digging up your financial statements and filling out a bunch of paperwork if you’re not going to buy right away? […]

Boston Red Sox Owner John Henry Selling Fab Florida Estate for $25M

December 9th, 2018 | realestateattorney

We get it. The owner of the Boston Red Sox requires a nice retreat in a warmer climate, for when New England winters take a particularly brutal turn. But John Henry‘s place in Boca Raton, FL, is far more than a nice retreat. It’s a full-on luxe resort, built as his family’s primary residence. Now […]

New #Fannie #Freddie Requirements May Penalize High-Risk #Borrowers #MortgageLoans #FHFA

December 8th, 2018 | realestateattorney

New Fannie/Freddie Requirements May Penalize High-Risk BorrowersT hree researchers from the Urban Institute (UI) recently analyzed the new capital standards rule proposed by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSEs.)  The proposed rule includes two alternative leverage ratio proposals.  Under the first, the GSEs would be required to […]

Retired Bears Great Devin Hester Ready to Run Away From His Florida Mansion

December 8th, 2018 | realestateattorney

After retiring from the NFL earlier this year, speedy wide receiver and Florida native Devin Hester has put his Central Florida home on the market for a whopping $4.85 million. Sitting on an acre of land in Windermere, FL, the property is the epitome of luxury with a decked-out media room and every man’s dream: an enormous man […]

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