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 [...]
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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 [...]
Agents now have capability to apply availability dates to their Rental listings. The new Rental Calendar can be found in the Edit area under the Schedule Marketing Activities section. Click on any day to change the availability. From here, you can set a range of dates and change them to display as available or unavailable. [...]
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced that the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2018 will increase. In Barnstable County, the maximum 1-unit loan limit follow the rest of country and rises from $422,100 to $453,100. Dukes and Nantucket counties will continue to be treated [...]
The Cape Cod Commission recently released their second study of the impact of second homes on the Cape Cod economy. The survey was completed by over 1,293 randomly selected second homeowners, providing one of the most complete pictures of how second homeowners look and act ever collected. Since second homeowners occupy nearly 40% of all [...]
At CCIMLS, we receive monthly reports from the major online search portals that your listings are syndicated to - and as always at CCIMLS, your listings are only sent at your option. This data can help you inform your marketing plans for your individual listings, and also your marketing spend as a REALTOR® or a brokerage. [...]
WEST YARMOUTH, MA—(November 13, 2017) According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 452 homes sold in October, 357 single-family homes and 95 condominiums. Median sales price was $429,000 for single-family homes and $305,000 for condominiums. Last October, 493 homes (409 single-family homes and 84 condos) [...]