March 2018 Cape Cod Real Estate Statistics Released

2018-04-13T12:36:48+00:00

WEST YARMOUTH, MA—(April 12, 2018) According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 313 homes sold in March, 255 single-family homes and 58 condominiums. Median sales price was $415,000 for single-family homes and $273,400 for condominiums. Last March, 409 homes (334 single-family homes and 75 condos) [...]

March 2018 Cape Cod Real Estate Statistics Released 2018-04-13T12:36:48+00:00

Governor Baker files bill to mandate energy scoring and audits before a home can sell

2018-04-06T13:29:35+00:00

On Tuesday, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker filed a mandatory home energy audit and scoring bill, which ties an audit and scoring of homes to a real estate transfer. The bill contains provisions similar to previous versions of home energy scoring legislation including a “rating” that must be included in all listings and certain disclosures that [...]

Governor Baker files bill to mandate energy scoring and audits before a home can sell 2018-04-06T13:29:35+00:00

State Senate moves bill that taxes, not regulates vacation rentals

2018-04-06T13:19:13+00:00

This week, the Massachusetts Senate passed its own version of legislation to tax short-term rentals. The Senate bill, which leaves out the regulation portion the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed last week, only extends the lodging tax to short-term rentals and continues to allow cities and and town the decision on how to regulate. That [...]

State Senate moves bill that taxes, not regulates vacation rentals 2018-04-06T13:19:13+00:00

UPDATE: Proposed Mashpee Rental Regulation public hearing 4/5; CCIAOR submits REALTOR® comments

2018-04-04T19:51:15+00:00

CCIAOR submitted comments today on the Mashpee Board of Health's proposed Rental Registration law ahead of tomorrow's public hearing. The Board of Health will hold a public hearing Thursday, April 5 at 7:15 pm on the proposal. After our thorough review of the proposed regulation, we have concerns about the proposal’s restriction on property rights, [...]

UPDATE: Proposed Mashpee Rental Regulation public hearing 4/5; CCIAOR submits REALTOR® comments 2018-04-04T19:51:15+00:00

Flood insurance program extended through July

2018-03-30T02:15:08+00:00

On March 23, 2018, President Trump signed the Omnibus Budget Bill, which extends the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) until July 31 and increases funding for flood mapping and mitigation of homes. While the House passed a longer-term reauthorization and reform bill last November, the Senate has yet to take the first step and mark-up its version [...]

Flood insurance program extended through July 2018-03-30T02:15:08+00:00

NAR HOME Survey: Housing and Economic Sentiment on Divergent Paths in Early 2018

2018-03-28T01:42:59+00:00

New consumer findings from the National Association of Realtors® surprisingly show that while a growing share of households in the first three months of the year feel more confident about the economy and their financial situation, those positive feelings are not translating to positive views that now is a good time to buy a home. [...]

NAR HOME Survey: Housing and Economic Sentiment on Divergent Paths in Early 2018 2018-03-28T01:42:59+00:00

Cape Cod Market Report: Inventory shortages create more distinct housing market

2018-04-12T15:04:59+00:00

A traditionally diverse housing market is becoming even more distinct as inventory shortages and rising prices for homes below half a million dollars continues to dominate the overall view of the Cape Cod housing market. When dividing the Barnstable County real estate market into segments, there is only 2.4 months of available homes for sale [...]

Cape Cod Market Report: Inventory shortages create more distinct housing market 2018-04-12T15:04:59+00:00

Cape Cod Real Estate Market Update: Total number of sales decrease, prices continue to rise as inventory tightening continues

2018-02-19T21:14:52+00:00

According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 312 homes sold in January, 253 single-family homes and 59 condominiums. Median sales price was $410,000 for single-family homes and $245,000 for condominiums. Last January, 340 homes (279 single-family homes and 61 condos) sold at a median price [...]

Cape Cod Real Estate Market Update: Total number of sales decrease, prices continue to rise as inventory tightening continues 2018-02-19T21:14:52+00:00

CCIAOR Releases December 2017 Market Report

2018-01-19T04:20:14+00:00

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) [...]

CCIAOR Releases December 2017 Market Report 2018-01-19T04:20:14+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
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