New Hampshire City Named ‘Best Small Town’ In AmericaEight other New England communities made the Top 100 in a new ranking.
Hot Real Estate Market Causes Unexpected Glitch For Buyers, SellersThe real estate market in the Boston area has been crazy lately and that’s adding up to trouble for both buyers and sellers.
FEMA Program Expected To Buy Homes From Irene Flooding VictimsDozens of people who had their homes damaged or destroyed by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene are expected to apply for a federal program to buy their homes from them.
Milford Home Appraisal Firm Is Target Of Federal Lawsuit TCF National Bank is suing a Massachusetts firm it hired to appraise nearly 3,000 homes. In a federal lawsuit filed in Minneapolis, TCF alleges Market Intelligence Inc. of Milford, Mass., improperly inflated the value of the residential properties the bank was financing. One of the services Market Intelligence provided was a field assessment, or a drive-by inspection.
String Of Home Burglaries Has Haverhill Residents on AlertPolice in Haverhill are encouraging residents to be vigilant after a recent rash of break-ins in one neighborhood.
Report: 1 In 5 Massachusetts Homeowners Underwater With Their MortgagesThousands of Bay State homeowners are underwater with their mortgages, but they are still faring better than many other states.
Saugus Homes Built Near Faulty Retaining Wall Being MovedFour huge new homes in Saugus are almost ready to be jacked up, and moved away from the sheer hillside where they were built several years ago. But residents on the street below are still nervous.
Report: Mass. Foreclosures Up 32 Percent In 2010The number of completed foreclosures in Massachusetts increased 32 percent in 2010 compared with the previous year, and an expert is sounding a cautious tone for the year ahead.
The State Of The Housing Market In Massachusetts. In part 1 Barry Bluestone, Dean, School of Public Policy at Northeastern University discusses the state of the housing market in Massachusetts.
MarketWatch.com Reporter John Spence discusses The Tax Credit Extension.In part 2 John Spence, Reporter from MarketWatch.com discusses the tax credit extension.