real estate

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Thu May 23, 2013

“An Evening with Barbara Corcoran” in Poughkeepsie, NY

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    The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Alliance and KeyBank are proud to present “An Evening With Barbara Corcoran” on Monday, June 10 at 5:30 p.m. inside the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie.

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New England News
4:09 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

Home Sale Prices Up, Foreclosures Down In 2012

Hampden County Register of Deeds, Donald Ashe discusses the 2012 real estate market during a press conference.
Credit WAMC

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.  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”  for the next six months.

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New England News
8:00 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Mass. Home Sales Remain Healthy

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.

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.

The Warren Group reported an 8 percent increase in sales.

The organizations use different figures in their calculations.

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New England News
5:36 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Massachusetts Housing Market Shows 13 Consecutive Months of Growth

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…

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.

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Hudson Valley News, Capital District News
12:06 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Housing Market Balancing Out Across Region

The residential real estate market in upstate New York is showing some promising signs. Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports…

The burst of the so-called "housing bubble" 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  the National Association of Realtors, sales of existing homes rose in April and remain above a year ago, while home prices continue to rise.

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The Roundtable
4:26 pm
Thu April 26, 2012

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 Rent vs Own.

New England News
7:44 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Reports Indicate MA Real Estate Market Is Rebounding

Two new reports suggest the long downturn in the real estate market in Massachusetts may be over.  WAMC’s Paul Tuthill reports…

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.  With a total of 3,205 homes sold across the state, it was the best March since 2007.  The spring before the recession hit, home values sunk and unemployment rose. 

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