real estate http://wamc.org en “An Evening with Barbara Corcoran” in Poughkeepsie, NY http://wamc.org/post/evening-barbara-corcoran-poughkeepsie-ny <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Alliance and KeyBank are proud to present “<a href="http://www.dcrcoc.org/corcoran">An Evening With Barbara Corcoran</a>” on Monday, June 10 at 5:30 p.m. inside the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie.</p><p> Thu, 23 May 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 65221 at http://wamc.org “An Evening with Barbara Corcoran” in Poughkeepsie, NY Home Sale Prices Up, Foreclosures Down In 2012 http://wamc.org/post/home-sale-prices-foreclosures-down-2012 <p></p><p></p><p>Boosted by higher home sale prices and more transactions spurred by low interest rates the amount of money spent on real estate in Hampden County last year was almost $1 billion, a nine percent increase over 2011, and the most since 2008.&nbsp; Hampden County Register of Deeds Donald Ashe called it a good year for the housing market in western Massachusetts and he forecast what he called a “ steady healthy market”&nbsp; for the next six months.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 21:09:52 +0000 Paul Tuthill 55401 at http://wamc.org Home Sale Prices Up, Foreclosures Down In 2012 Mass. Home Sales Remain Healthy http://wamc.org/post/mass-home-sales-remain-healthy <p></p><p></p><p>Two organizations that track the Massachusetts real estate market say sales of single family homes remained healthy in September in part because of stabilized prices.</p><p>The Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported Thursday that sales were up nearly 3 percent from the same month last year, the 15th month of year-over-year increases.</p><p>The Warren Group reported an 8 percent increase in sales.</p><p>The organizations use different figures in their calculations.</p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 50645 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts Housing Market Shows 13 Consecutive Months of Growth http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-housing-market-shows-13-consecutive-months-growth <p>According to the latest numbers, the Massachusetts real estate market is showing the largest number of single-family home sales in years, with 13 straight months of year-over-year growth. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports…</p><p>The Warren Group, a market-data research organization based in Boston, says that July of 2012 was the best July for home sales since 2005. Cory Hopkins, Editorial Director for the Warren Group, says that over the same time last year, the state-wide average for both single-family and condo sales, is showing a marked improvement.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 21:36:21 +0000 Lucas Willard 46723 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts Housing Market Shows 13 Consecutive Months of Growth Housing Market Balancing Out Across Region http://wamc.org/post/housing-market-balancing-out-across-region <p>The residential real estate market in upstate New York is showing some promising signs. Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports&hellip;</p><p>The burst of the so-called &quot;housing bubble&quot; in late 2007 sent the real estate market into a spin... a new batch of numbers is leading industry insiders to believe that things are turning around... according to&nbsp; the National Association of Realtors, sales of existing homes rose in April and remain above a year ago, while home prices continue to rise.</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 16:06:28 +0000 Dave Lucas 39781 at http://wamc.org Rent vs Own http://wamc.org/post/rent-vs-own Jane Hodges has written extensively on residential and investment real estate for The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC.com, AOL Real Estate, The Seattle Times, and more. Her new book is <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1452102538/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=wamcnortheast-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1452102538">Rent vs Own</a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&l=as2&o=1&a=1452102538" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" /></em>. Thu, 26 Apr 2012 20:26:13 +0000 Joe Donahue 37711 at http://wamc.org Reports Indicate MA Real Estate Market Is Rebounding http://wamc.org/post/reports-indicate-ma-real-estate-market-rebounding <p>Two new reports suggest the long downturn in the real estate market in Massachusetts may be over.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Paul Tuthill reports&hellip;</p><p>Home sales rose by more than 19 percent in March compared to a year ago, according to a report issued Tuesday by the Warren Group, a Boston company that tracks real estate data.&nbsp; With a total of 3,205 homes sold across the state, it was the best March since 2007.&nbsp; The spring before the recession hit, home values sunk and unemployment rose.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 11:44:20 +0000 Paul Tuthill 37560 at http://wamc.org Reports Indicate MA Real Estate Market Is Rebounding