Chestnut Hill, MA Real Estate News

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
Chestnut Hill, Newton MAChestnut Hill ReservoirChestnut Hill is a village of Newton located six miles west of downtown Boston. It encompasses parts of three separate municipalities: Brookline, Boston and newton. it is named after several small hills overlooking the 135-acre Chestnut Hill Reservoir. It is best known as the home of Boston College, a part of the Boston Marathon route and Collegiate Gothic canvas of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.Most of Chestnut Hill remained farmland well into the early twentieth century but in 1870, Olmsted devloped the area around the reservoir. $2.6 million - Chestnut Hill - click here for more $2.2 million - Chestnut Hill - click here for more Because of the significance of its landscape and architecture, designated parts of Chestnut Hill w...
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Real Estate Market Report Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 May 2014 Chestnut Hill, MA (02467) Real Estate is still in a seller's market.  This will continue for remainder of 2014 due to lack of available housing and low interest rates.  Like all the real estate market in Boston area suburbs.  If you find the ideal home for you, be prepared to write an offer quickly or accept the possibility you will lose the home to another buyer. Buyers and investors who have are serious about the Real Estate Market in Chestnut Hill, MA  in May 2014  should now have enough facts to get them started on their real estate journey in this community. Price Trends - Sold vs. Listed Understanding the difference between "listing prices" (what sellers are asking for) and "sold prices" (what buyers are willing to pay). ...
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http://www.bainmortgage.com/MortgageMarketWeekInReview Newsletter-May 7th, 2012 Provided by Dana Bain & Robin Dunbar Bain Dana BainPremiere Mortgage Services www.BainMortgage.com 11 Malvern Hill RoadSterling, MA 01564Phone: (978) 422-2311Fax: (978) 422-2313E-Mail: dana@bainmortgage.com     Market CommentMortgage bond prices finished the week slightly higher helping rates improve.The market was relatively stable after many weeks of volatile trading.We started the week on a positive tone as the PCE core index came in as expected.Trading was calm following the indication that inflation was in check.ISM Index data came in higher than expected which initially pressured rates but only slightly.The ADP employment figure was weaker than expected while the weekly jobs r...
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http://www.bainmortgage.com/MortgageMarketWeekInReview Market CommentMortgage bond prices finished the week near unchanged keeping rates in check despite some up and down trading throughout the week. Rates were slightly better Monday morning tied to continued euro zone debt fears. Those gains were erased after Spain had a relatively successful debt auction. However, concerns remained due to the fact the Spanish auction came with higher yields needed to lure investors. Most of the data was rate friendly with higher than expected weekly jobless claims, weaker than expected housing starts, and weaker than expected Philadelphia Fed data. Mortgage interest rates finished the week near unchanged despite the volatility.   Bernanke Press ConferenceThe Fed meets with results Wednesday afternoon....
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  http://www.bainmortgage.com/MortgageMarketWeekInReview Newsletter-January 2, 2012 Provided by Dana Bain   Dana BainPremiere Mortgage Services11 Malvern Hill RoadSterling, MA 01564Phone: (978) 422-2311Fax: (978) 422-2313E-Mail: dana@bainmortgage.com     Market CommentMortgage bond prices were higher last week which pushed mortgage interest rates lower. We started the week with some unfriendly data as the consumer confidence report was higher than expected. Fortunately, thin trading conditions amid the holidays, the shortened trading week, and jittery stocks all went well for MBS prices. Weekly jobless claims were higher than expected. Claims came in @ 381k compared to the expected 375k mark. Mortgage bonds ended the week better by approximately 1/2 of a discount point.The employment da...
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By Dana Bain
(Premiere Mortgage Services Inc.)
http://www.bainmortgage.com/MyBlog First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit The Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 has extended the tax credit of up to $8,000 for qualified first-time home buyers purchasing a principal residence. The tax credit now applies to sales occurring on or after January 1, 2009 and on or before April 30, 2010. However, in cases where a binding sales contract is signed by April 30, 2010, a home purchase completed by June 30, 2010 will qualify. For sales occurring after November 6, 2009, the Act establishes income limits of $125,000 for single taxpayers and $225,000 for married couples filing joint returns. The income limits for sales occurring on or after January 1, 2009 and on or before November 6, 2009, are $75,000 for single taxpayers and $150...
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By George Koppel,, The Lowenstern Team
(CASTLES UNLIMITED®)
Chestnut Hill is a wealthy suburban village located six miles west of downtown Boston, Massachusetts.  Chestnut Hill is not an incorporated municipal entity, but rather encompasses parts of three separate towns/cities: the city of Boston, the town of Brookline and the city of Newton, Massachusetts.  The part of Chestnut Hill within the city of Boston is located within parts of Boston's Brighton and West Roxbury neighborhoods.  The part of Chestnut Hill in the city of Newton is in one of the thirteen villages of Newton, also called Chestnut Hill.  Chestnut Hill's borders are roughly defined by the Zip Code 02467.The main campus of Boston College is located within Chestnut Hill (the Law School  campus of Boston College is located within the village of Newton Centre, another one of the thi...
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