Archive for February, 2012
Here are the articles and posts that resulted from our release of our January 2012 closed sales numbers. We’ll update this post as more stuff comes in. Thursday, March 1, 2012 Mass. house sales rise, prices slip The Providence Business Journal Wednesday, February 29, 2012 January home sales up The Boston Business Journal Mass. [...]
Listen to 2012 MAR President Trisha McCarthy discuss the January 2012 housing numbers. Today we issued our January 2012 housing numbers and for the 7th straight month home sales were up compared to the same time last year, while condominium home sales were down slightly from January 2011. Single-family median prices were down from [...]
MAR president Trisha McCarthy stopped by New England Cable News this morning to talk about some of the steps home owners should think about when it comes time to sell their home. You can also find tips for sellers by clicking here .
Here’s a new way to expand your education beyond your CEs. We just received notice this week that REALTOR® U has been approved to begin offering a Masters of Real Estate degree. Pretty unique to find Masters programs specifically in this industry and what a great benefit of REALTOR® membership. The first courses are available Feb. 27. For [...]
Not sure you saw this on the REALTOR Mag Blog but worth sharing. Based on today’s hurdle rate, it’s a better time to buy than to rent, because you can build more wealth owning than renting. Researchers just completed a paper that looks at the hurdle rate, the point at which it’s equally smart to rent or buy if your only criterion is to [...]