REALTOR® Association Secures Wins for Real Estate in Budget Extension

2018-02-13T14:26:38+00:00

 The federal budget deal signed by the President on Friday, February 9, 2018, contains a number of wins for real estate, including a temporary extension of federal flood insurance and extension of NAR-backed tax provisions that include relief from debt forgiveness, the deductibility of mortgage insurance premiums, and several energy-efficiency related provisions. Flood Insurance [...]

REALTOR® Association Secures Wins for Real Estate in Budget Extension 2018-02-13T14:26:38+00:00

UPDATED: What the government shutdown means for REALTORS; flood insurance program expires

2018-01-22T15:17:38+00:00

Congress has failed to approve a Continuing Resolution (CR) providing funding for most government operations. Therefore, spending authority for most of the government expired at midnight on January 19, 2018. Until legislation providing for funding is signed into law, many offices and programs of the federal government are now shut down. This means many, but [...]

UPDATED: What the government shutdown means for REALTORS; flood insurance program expires 2018-01-22T15:17:38+00:00

UPDATED: What REALTORS® need to know about the National Grid moratorium & replacement project

2018-04-09T15:45:32+00:00

UPDATE from 01/16/18 National Grid representatives update REALTORS at the January 12th CCIMLS Brewster Tour meeting. National Grid representatives came to the CCIMLS Brewster Tour on Friday, January 12th to update those in the real estate community on the progress of the pipeline replacement of the National Grid gas transmission line and the [...]

UPDATED: What REALTORS® need to know about the National Grid moratorium & replacement project 2018-04-09T15:45:32+00:00

Cape Cod Commission’s Housing Study Lays Out Recommendations for Region

2018-01-02T15:49:26+00:00

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 [...]

Cape Cod Commission’s Housing Study Lays Out Recommendations for Region 2018-01-02T15:49:26+00:00

How Tax Reform impacts residential real estate, commercial real estate, and real estate professionals

2017-12-28T15:26:46+00:00

The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” became law on December 22nd. The Association of REALTORS® will be providing ongoing updates as to the legislation and how it affects home buyers, home sellers, and the business of real estate professionals.  The Association of REALTORS® at all levels (the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS®, the [...]

How Tax Reform impacts residential real estate, commercial real estate, and real estate professionals 2017-12-28T15:26:46+00:00

UPDATE: National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Extended until Jan. 19

2017-12-31T14:27:49+00:00

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 [...]

UPDATE: National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Extended until Jan. 19 2017-12-31T14:27:49+00:00

LOCAL NEWS: Barnstable Offers Home Loans to Stabilize Neighborhoods

2017-10-10T17:15:29+00:00

The town of Barnstable launched the Hyannis Homebuyer Assistance Program late last week, taking action to stabilize neighborhoods by helping low and moderate income homebuyers. The program consists of  interest-free loans of up to $75,000 each. These loans are available for qualified applicants to purchase a home in the village of Hyannis. The first phase of the program [...]

LOCAL NEWS: Barnstable Offers Home Loans to Stabilize Neighborhoods 2017-10-10T17:15:29+00:00

Student Debt Delaying Millennial Homeownership by 7 Years

2017-09-19T15:55:20+00:00

WASHINGTON (September 18, 2017) – Despite being in the prime years to buy their first home, an overwhelming majority of millennials with student debt currently do not own a home and believe this debt is to blame for what they typically expect to be a seven-year delay from buying. This is according to a new [...]

Student Debt Delaying Millennial Homeownership by 7 Years 2017-09-19T15:55:20+00:00

Harvey’s impacts highlight upcoming flood insurance deadline

2017-09-05T18:59:10+00:00

By Greg Murphy, 2017 President of CCIAOR Seeing the effects of Hurricane Harvey has been jarring for everyone. Thousands have been displaced from their homes - some never to return - and the rebuilding has only just begun. There has been a lot of news on how few in Texas had flood insurance, but less [...]

Harvey’s impacts highlight upcoming flood insurance deadline 2017-09-05T18:59:10+00:00

The Impact of Federal Tax Reform on Massachusetts Homeowners

2017-08-17T18:44:13+00:00

The Impact of Federal Tax Reform on Massachusetts Homeowners As Congress starts the debate on tax reform, it is important they not make changes to the mortgage interest deduction or the real estate property tax deduction as this will affect nearly every homeowner and, ultimately, raise taxes on many homeowners throughout Massachusetts. Of the approximately [...]

The Impact of Federal Tax Reform on Massachusetts Homeowners 2017-08-17T18:44:13+00:00
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