Residential Real Estate
In New England and beyond, many people talk about “The Cape” as if Massachusetts only had one.
The Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending is sponsoring free clinics to inform homeowners foreclosed in 2014 or earlier that they face a new deadline to file paperwork to preserve the 20-year window in which homeowners may contest a foreclosure.
Outlets of Santander Bank, already under fire for lending practices, denied mortgages to women, minorities and low-income borrowers in the U.S. Northeast more frequently than nearby banks, according to an analysis by an industry reform group on Thursday.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is gradually introducing a digital mortgage platform where customers can apply online and track mortgage applications by mobile phone.
U.S. homebuilding fell in January as the construction of multifamily housing projects dropped, but upward revisions to the prior month’s data and a jump in permits to a one-year high suggested the housing recovery remained on track.
Kinlin Grover Real Estate, a division of one of the nation’s largest privately owned residential real estate brokerages, The Randall Family of Cos., announced yesterday it is no longer part of a franchise and has returned to being an independent brokerage.
Citing personal reasons, Andrew Armata announced on his Facebook page yesterday that he is leaving LAER Realty Partners, the firm he cofounded with Stacy Alcorn 12 years ago.
With interest rates and home values on the rise, the typical monthly mortgage payment now requires more of the average household income than it has anytime in the previous six years, according to a report released today by Zillow.
Realogy Holdings Corp. and Guaranteed Rate Inc. today announced that they have agreed to form a new joint venture, Guaranteed Rate Affinity LLC, which is expected to begin doing business in June 2017.
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported today that buyer demand pushed pending home sales up in January more than 10 percent compared to the same time last year.
The nationwide fore closure inventory declined by 30 percent in December 2016 and completed foreclosures declined by 40 percent, compared to December 2015, according to a report released today by CoreLogic, a global property information and analytics firm.
A generation ago, the process of house-hunting was very different than it is today.
The white-hot Greater Boston real estate market is generating a lot of heat, and a lot of money, but it’s not making everyone feel all warm and fuzzy.
If your real estate agent requires you to get a mortgage pre-approval from one specific lender as a condition of submitting an offer to buy a house – even if another lender already pre-approved you – would you think something is fishy?
Massachusetts has much to be proud of when it comes to providing affordable housing solutions for populations in need.
So has President Donald Trump slowed CFPB enforcement activity? Not yet. In February we’ve already seen actions against a Virginia pawn shop, a New Jersey company scamming 9/11 and NFL concussion victims, and a $13 million action against Mastercard and UniRush.
The best quarterly sales pace of the year pushed available housing supply to record lows and caused price appreciation to slightly speed up in the final three months of 2016, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors. The report also revealed that sales prices in over half of measured markets since 2005 are now at or above their previous peak level.
Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. Real Estate this week announced the opening of its third office, this one in the town of Needham.
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) this week introduced legislation to permanently extend the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act (PTFA), drawing praise from The National Housing Law Project, the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty and the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
An apartment building in Roslindale has been acquired for $5.3 million.
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