As temperatures get hotter, so does the housing market, with price increases totaling 8 percent year-over-year, according to a realtor.com® report. This March climb has sent the median list price from $275,000 in July 2017 to [...]
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With the coming of spring, so comes the busy buying and selling season in the housing market. The market is seeing developments across the country of low inventory and rising [...]
Since the start of the year, the average 30-year, fixed mortgage rate has been rising, with an increase just this week up to 4.45 percent from 4.44 the week before, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey® [...]
February saw the rallying of existing-home sales, with a bounce back from the initial lull at the start of the year, with the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reporting that sales increased to 5.54 million, an increase of 3 [...]
Boston Real Estate Market in 2018
The housing market in Metro Boston is back on track and looking healthy for 2018. A number of factors are driving this recent growth. The prediction is that prices will rise in 2018 as they will in most of the U.S. housing market.
The reason for the unusual late season surge is due to a big pent up demand from homebuyers and plenty of foreign real estate investors. Low mortgage rates, a strong economy, and the inventory of homes for sale is bolstering sales.
Massachusetts edged out Minnesota as the best state to raise a family, according to a study conducted by WalletHub.
The personal finance website looked at five key categories — family fun, health and safety, education and child care, affordability, and socio-economics — using 42 metrics.
Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending January 26, 2018.
The MBA reported mortgage interest rates for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances ($424,100 or less) increased from last week’s 4.36% to 4.41%, the highest level since March 2017.
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This week, MassHousing closed on $17.1 million in financing for the construction of a new, 102-unit, affordable housing community in Lawrence.
Trinity Financial, Inc., the company whose affiliate was financed by MassHousing, will turn the former Van Brodie Mill into the new mixed-income community near the border of Methuen. The reuse [...]
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