WEST YARMOUTH, MA—(January 17, 2018) According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 423 homes sold in December, 353 single-family homes and 70 condominiums. Median sales price was $424,000 for single-family homes and $310,000 for condominiums. Last December, 474 homes (386 single-family homes and 88 condos) [...]
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The offering of rebates to clients at the close of a transaction has become more common as a marketing strategy in some business models, especially in extremely competitive markets. However, doing so, raises legal and ethical limitations that REALTORS® should be aware of when offering rebates. Answer: Although it is both legal and ethical for [...]
If you have provided us with a signed copy of the original Participant Agreement, you should have received an emailed amendment. No action needs to be taken; however, should you not agree with the amendments you must discontinue using CCIMLS services within 30 days of notice. Designated REALTORS® (DRs) who have not signed the Participant [...]
CCIAOR will be hosting a series of informal informational sessions held around Cape Cod designed to educate you on current issues and trends in the real estate industry. Empower Hour: How Tax Reform Impacts Your Business Mid Cape Presenter: Steven McMahon, a CPA with Stephan P. McMahon & Company, PC & Attorney James Dillon Sponsored by: Ed Moloney, [...]
CCIAOR will be hosting a series of informal informational sessions held around Cape Cod designed to educate you on current issues and trends in the real estate industry. Empower Hour #2: How To Read Flood Maps Presenter: Shannon Jarbeau, Community Rating System & Floodplain Management Coordinator at Barnstable County / Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Barnstable County's [...]
The Cape Cod Commission recently completed a housing study for the region. The key points of the presentation revolved around housing demand versus housing availability, cost of housing, and the demographics of Cape Cod. Demand Housing supply continues to be in high demand on Cape Cod, with both year-round rental properties and affordable houses needing [...]
Greg Murphy It truly is amazing how quickly a year can pass. When I take the time to reflect on what we were able to do and focus on over the last year, I am encouraged by how much we accomplished as an organization. Let me start by saying that those accomplishments were [...]
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Extended On December 21, 2017, Congress extended the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) as part of the continuing resolution to keep the government open through January 19. NAR will continue working with Congress to ensure that the NFIP does not lapse while the Senate works on its version of the 5-year [...]
Number of Homes for Sale on Cape Cod Drops Even Lower There are less than half the number of homes for sale than there were 10 years ago November 2017 StatisticsInfogram WEST YARMOUTH, MA—The available number of homes for sale in Barnstable County have fallen to a new historic low since CCIAOR & CCIMLS [...]
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a federal copyright law that enhances the penalties for copyright infringement occurring on the Internet. The law provides exemptions or “safe harbors” from copyright infringement liability for online service providers (OSP) that satisfy certain criteria. Courts construe the definition of “online service provider” broadly, which would likely include multiple [...]