Renovations that sizzle – The Boston Globe

October 31, 2009

Renovations that sizzle – The Boston Globe

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Think you know about Cape Cod-style Architecture?

October 23, 2009

cape cod houseArchitecture Coach discusses Cape Cod homes. While about 80% of homes here are, I estimate, cottage, Cape or ranch style, there are some other interesting looks too. “From authentic vintage examples to more modern inspirations, Capes are still giving families a comfortable and attractive place to call home.” What does your ultimate Cape home look like?


How the Cape Housing Market Did in Sept. 2009 and YTD

October 10, 2009

Chatham Light

Preliminary CC&IMLS Statistics for September 2009 compared with September 2008:
Total number of transactions is down 13%

Total dollar volume is down 7%

Single family sales are down 11% and median price is $329,000

Condominium sales are down 8% and median price is $235,000

 Pending sales for September 2009 (445) are higher than they were in September 2008 (367) and higher than they were in August 2009 (367)! ( So October closing numbers will be good.)

 

Preliminary CC&IMLS Statistics for Year to Date 01/01/09-09/30/09 compared with same period 2008:
 
Total number of transactions is down 18%

Total dollar volume is down 30%

Median single family sale price is $318,000

Median condo price is $225,000

Of all sales, 74% were cooperative and 26% were in-house: This means that the agent made their own sale 26% of the time, and companies had 2 agents in the sale 26% of the time.

(as reported by CCIAOR President Lynnette Helms)


The Community Restoration and Revitalization Act: Eight Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit

October 2, 2009

If you own, or are selling or buying an antique or historic home, this is important.

The Community Restoration and Revitalization Act: Eight Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit

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