Tagged: RealEstateNews

S and P #DowJones Indices Launches #GreenRealEstate Index Series #ClosingAttorney

March 22nd, 2019 | RealEstateNews

S and P Dow Jones Indices Launches Green Real Estate Index Series Standard & Poor Dow Jones Indices (“S&P DJI”), the world’s leading index provider, launched a new series of indices designed to represent real estate companies with a strong track record of sustainability performance. The index series is an extension of the Dow Jones […]

Boston Planning and Development Agency Approves 717 New Residential Units in #Boston #Massachusetts

March 21st, 2019 | RealEstateNews

Boston Planning and Development Agency Approves 717 New Residential Units BOSTON–The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors approved development projects in neighborhoods across the City of Boston which will result in hundreds of market-rate and income-restricted residential units, economic development, and jobs. Overall, the new projects will create 717 residential units, including […]

#MortgageBrokers are riding a rising tide #RealEstate #EstatePlanningAttorney #Hingham #Massachusetts

March 19th, 2019 | RealEstateNews

Mortgage brokers are riding a rising tide The #mortgage industry has generally struggled this year with the rise in #rates, but the #broker channel has been growing. Rick Bettencourt, president of @NAMBpros, spoke with #ScotsmanGuide during their national conference in #LasVegas. The mortgage industry has generally struggled this year with the rise in rates, but […]

GSE reform returns to Capitol Hill

March 18th, 2019 | RealEstateNews

Lobbyists for major #housing and #banking trade groups on Friday spoke in favor of a bipartisan House proposal that would wind down @FannieMae and @FreddieMac and create a housing-finance system with multiple private guarantors and a greatly expanded role for @GinnieMaeGov. #ScotsmanGuide Lobbyists for major housing and banking trade groups on Friday spoke in favor […]

#HomePrices remain in a cooling pattern #Massachusetts #RealEstateNews #ClosingAttorneyHingham #EstatePlanning

March 18th, 2019 | RealEstateNews

Home prices remain in a cooling pattern U.S. #home #price gains slowed for the third consecutive month in October, but prices were still ascending, rising above an already record level on a nationwide basis and well beyond income gains and inflation in several major cities, according to the S&P @CoreLogicInc Case-Shiller Indices. U.S. home gains […]

Here’s How Much #HomeStaging Can Pay Off for #HomeSellers RealEstateAttorney #Massachusetts #ClosingAttorney

March 15th, 2019 | RealEstateNews

Here’s How Much Home Staging Can Pay Off for Sellers Home sellers have a lot to worry about: Will anyone want to buy their property for its full asking price? How long will it take to find a buyer? Is it really worth the expense and trouble of staging a home to boost its desirability […]

#RealEstate Home #MortgageRates Skid to Lowest Level in a Year #Massachusetts #ClosingAttorney

March 14th, 2019 | RealEstateNews

Mortgage rates skidded last week to the lowest level in a year. Freddie Mac said the 30-year benchmark mortgage rate fell 10 basis points to 4.31% in the week ending March 14. The 15-year fixed rate fell to 3.76% from 3.83%, while the 5-year hybrid adjustable rate mortgage fell to 3.84% from 3.87%. “Mortgage rates […]

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

March 14th, 2019 | RealEstateNews
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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 […]

Stonebridge homes announces new units for sale at #Foxborough and #Norfolk #Massachusetts #RealEstateDevelopment #ClosingAttorney

March 11th, 2019 | RealEstateNews
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Stonebridge homes announces new units for sale at Foxborough and Norfolk developments FOXBOROUGH, MA – Stonebridge Homes, a residential construction manager based in South Easton, Mass., recently announced the availability of new units for sale in the third building at the Nadia Estates development located at 1 Roseland Street in Foxborough, Mass, and a new […]

#HomeEquity Loan #Taxes #Debt #Equity #EstatePlanning #RealEstateTaxes #RealEstateLaw #ClosingAttorney

March 8th, 2019 | RealEstateNews

Home Equity Loan Taxes: Watch Out, It’s a Whole New World Do you have a home equity loan or home equity line of credit (HELOC)? Homeowners often tap their home equity for some quick cash, using their property as collateral. But before doing so, you need to understand how this debt will be treated this tax season. With the recently […]

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