Property, Rentals, Transactions

Former South Hadley Funeral Home Sued for Mishandling Human Remains and Misappropriating Consumer Deposits

NORTHAMPTON – September 22, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — A former South Hadley funeral home and its funeral director have been sued over allegations of improperly handling unembalmed human bodies and misappropriating consumer deposits intended for future…

Low interest rates fail to spark August home sales; home prices continue to increase despite improving housing inventory

LOS ANGELES – September 18, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — California home sales pulled back in August, reversing two months of increases, as the median home price rose from the previous month and year, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) sa…

CHF|CIRB Releases July 2014 Housing Statistics

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 5, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — California’s private building activity is measured by building permits issued and building permit valuation totals

South Carolina REALTORS® expecting more than 500 Realtors® at annual conference

COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 2, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) is expecting more than 500 Realtor® members for its annual conference, Sale Away, at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes, September 17-19th

July pending home sales lose steam; share of equity sales expands further

LOS ANGELES – August 29, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Despite ultra-low interest rates, California’s real estate market continued to underperform in July, with pending home sales posting lower for the fourth straight month.  At the same time, equity h…

Illinois median home prices increase 7.2 percent in July; Home sales down, but homes selling faster

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – August 21, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Illinois home prices rose again in July, marking nearly two years of annual gains. Home sales dipped as tight credit standards and lower, but improving inventory levels continue to affect the ma…

ICYMI: Cassidy Advocates for Louisiana Property Owners Against EPA Overreach

BATON ROUGE – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, Congressman Bill Cassidy joined Senator David Vitter in an Environmental and Public Works (EPW) committee field briefing in New Orleans. The hearing focused on the potential impacts of the EPA…

Abandoned Worcester Factory to be Converted into 94 Affordable Apartments with $17 Million in MassHousing Loans

BOSTON – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — An abandoned factory building in Worcester will be converted into 94 new affordable apartments as a result of $17 million in MassHousing loans.

The Right Realtor for You

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — When searching for a real estate professional it’s helpful to start your search by meeting with agents that have assisted family or friends that you know and trust. During your meeting, ask if …

Public Works urges citizens to protect their property from flooding hazards

TAVARES – August 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Flooding causes more property damage in the United States than any other type of natural disaster, and the Lake County Public Works Department is urging homeowners to be sure they are protected