New smoke detector regulations start December 1st

2017-05-05T20:26:39+00:00

New regulations going into effect December 1st will affect what you have to do to pass a pre-transfer inspection. When replacing a battery when the battery is either expired or non-working of a single or multi-family home built prior to 1975 that battery must be a 10-year sealed battery. Fire departments will be checking for [...]

New smoke detector regulations start December 1st 2017-05-05T20:26:39+00:00

Freddie & Fannie loan limits rise in Barnstable, Dukes & Nantucket counties

2017-05-05T20:26:43+00:00

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced that the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2017 will increase.  In Barnstable County, ithe maximum 1-unit loan limit follow the rest of country and rises from $417,000 to $424,100. Dukes and Nantucket counties will continue to be treated [...]

Freddie & Fannie loan limits rise in Barnstable, Dukes & Nantucket counties 2017-05-05T20:26:43+00:00

Support Housing on Cape Cod: Welcome Home Gift Basket Drive

2017-05-05T20:26:43+00:00

The Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR) is teaming up once again with the Housing Assistance Corporation of Cape Cod (HAC) to create a wonderful holiday giving and donation opportunity. Items collected from this month-long drive will be placed into gift baskets by the CCIAOR Young Professionals Network (YPN) and given to HAC [...]

Support Housing on Cape Cod: Welcome Home Gift Basket Drive 2017-05-05T20:26:43+00:00

JULY HOUSING REPORT: Closed sales down, pending sales up; Inventory remains low

2017-05-05T20:26:43+00:00

According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 433 homes sold in July, 348 single-family homes and 85 condominiums. Median sales price was $376,000 for single-family homes and $300,000 for condominiums. Last July, 504 homes (397 single- family homes and 107 condos) sold at a median [...]

JULY HOUSING REPORT: Closed sales down, pending sales up; Inventory remains low 2017-05-05T20:26:43+00:00

MEDIA ADVISORY: Tips to avoid being scammed in a vacation rental

2017-05-05T20:26:43+00:00

Cape Cod real estate agents are reporting vacationers continue to be scammed through online websites. Here are some helpful tips from the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® to ensure your vacation goes smoothly instead of arriving on the Cape to find that you do not have a vacation rental: -Call and talk to [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Tips to avoid being scammed in a vacation rental 2017-05-05T20:26:43+00:00

CFPB Makes Clear Lenders’ Ability to Share CD

2017-05-05T20:26:44+00:00

Earlier this year, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau announced that it was considering changes to Know Before You Owe - also known as the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure, or TRID - including a clarification of the rules regarding sharing the CD. The CFPB made good on that promise when it announced a proposed rule on TRID, [...]

CFPB Makes Clear Lenders’ Ability to Share CD 2017-05-05T20:26:44+00:00

Martha Knapp named CCIAOR REALTOR of the Year

2017-05-05T20:26:44+00:00

CCIAOR’s Second Annual Soiree & Awards night was held on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at the W. Dennis Yacht Club. Members were recognized for their achievement and service to the real estate industry, the Association, the Multiple Listing Service and the community. Martha Knapp Named CCIAOR REALTOR® of the Year Knapp is a broker with [...]

Martha Knapp named CCIAOR REALTOR of the Year 2017-05-05T20:26:44+00:00

REALTORS® fix up ‘home’ at Boys & Girls Club in Masphee

2017-05-05T20:26:44+00:00

An enthusiastic and hardworking group of Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), organized by the CCIAOR Young Professionals Network took time out of their busy schedules on Monday, June 20th to volunteer at the Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod in Mashpee. From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., volunteers weeded, pruned and [...]

REALTORS® fix up ‘home’ at Boys & Girls Club in Masphee 2017-05-05T20:26:44+00:00

CCIAOR launches the Summertime Backpacks & Baskets Drive

2016-05-24T20:02:40+00:00

The Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR) is teaming up once again with the Housing Assistance Corporation of Cape Cod (HAC) as they are in need of items year-round. Items collected from the summer drive will be organized by the CCIAOR Young Professionals Network (YPN) and given to HAC recipients who are transitioning [...]

CCIAOR launches the Summertime Backpacks & Baskets Drive 2016-05-24T20:02:40+00:00

CCIAOR hosting Boys & Girls Club Clean Up Day

2017-05-05T20:26:44+00:00

This year, the National Association of REALTORS® has joined forces with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America in an effort to strengthen communities & support the country’s youth. For many, the Boys & Girls Club is their ‘home away from home.’ CCIAOR is joining forces locally with the Boys & Girls Club of Cape [...]

CCIAOR hosting Boys & Girls Club Clean Up Day 2017-05-05T20:26:44+00:00
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