Archive for January, 2012
Here’s a major way to increase your income and your edge in this market. Start earning your GRI or finish up the few courses you still have left. Our first GRI class of the year is February 8 & 9, 2012 from 8am-5:30pm at the MAR Waltham Headquarters. Cost is $250 for members and GRI alums can take refresher courses for half price! Click [...]
Our first "Five Questions With...Podcast" ("5QW") of 2012 features Barbara Fields, New England Regional Administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Your host is me, Eric Berman, MAR communications director (It seems I forgot to include my name in the podcast...next time I will) The 5QW podcast features interviews [...]
Here are the articles and posts that resulted from the release of our December 2011 and year-end housing numbers from Tuesday. We'll update this post as more things come in. Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Massachusetts housing sales and prices fell in 2011 The Boston Globe 'Disheartening' December caps bleak housing year locally New [...]
Listen to 2012 MAR Presiden Trisha McCarthy discuss the December 2011 and year-end housing numbers. Today we issued our December 2011/year-end housing numbers and after five straight months of increases, single-family homes sales were essentially flat - down less than half of one percent. We feel that the freak snowstorm back in October created [...]
With snow finally here this winter, MAR Associate General Counsel Michael McDonagh discusses recent changes to the law dealing with snow and ice liability for property owners. To find out more, check out the January/February 2011 issue of Bay State REALTOR(R) Magazine online here.