Cape Cod Market Update: Median Sale Price Rises Again; Pending Sales Dip

2017-10-17T02:13:27+00:00

WEST YARMOUTH, MA—(October 16, 2017) According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 467 homes sold in September, 356 single-family homes and 111 condominiums. Median sales price was $425,000 for single-family homes and $286,500 for condominiums. Last September, 514 homes (406 single-family homes and 108 condos) [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Inventory Stays Low, Median Sales Price Increases – August 2017 Cape Cod Real Estate Statistics

2017-09-14T13:56:38+00:00

WEST YARMOUTH, MA—(September 14, 2017) According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 482 homes sold in August; 367 single-family homes and 115 condominiums. Median sales price was $396,000 for single-family homes and $267,500 for condominiums. Last August, 474 homes (382 single-family homes and 92 condos) [...]

FlexMLS Updates: Fax-in Option To Be Discontinued, More New Features Coming

2017-09-12T13:17:55+00:00

Fax-In Service Being Discontinued The FlexMLS Document Fax-In service has had waning usage over the last year, so FlexMLS has decided to discontinue it on October 4, 2017. Agents currently using this service should plan to use alternative tools, such as scanning the documents or using a mobile phone to create images or PDFs of [...]

‘What is my home worth’ campaign launched by CCIAOR

2017-09-05T12:45:41+00:00

To help combat the misconceptions about home value perpetuated by inaccurate estimates from like Zillow, Trulia and Homes.com, CCIAOR is launching an educational advertising campaign encouraging homeowners to contact a Cape Cod REALTOR® to for an accurate estimation of their home value. These ads will be able to be seen in the Cape Cod [...]

CEO’S TAKE: You & Your Broker Decide Where To Send Your Listing, Not the MLS

2017-08-17T19:39:31+00:00

There are only three people that control where your listings go - you, your seller and your broker. Contrary to what some believe, the MLS isn’t one of them! A false statement I frequently hear from some of our members is ‘Why does CCIMLS send our listings to Zillow [or fill in the blank of [...]

Live From San Francisco: CCIAOR Member Richard Waystack’s Report on the Zillow News from Inman Connect

2017-08-15T18:36:22+00:00

I had the honor of representing the Council of Residential Specialists (#CRS) at the Inman Connect Conference in San Francisco (#ICSF) last week. While at the conference, news broke that once again makes it seem like the real estate world is ending. Instead of jumping to conclusions like many on social media, I listened to [...]

Cape Cod Real Estate Statistics: Median Sales Price Continues to Rise

2017-08-14T11:44:28+00:00

WEST YARMOUTH, MA—(August 13, 2017) According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 436 homes sold in July, 361 single-family homes and 75 condominiums. Median sales price was $379,000 for single-family homes and $295,000 for condominiums. Last July, 453 homes (363 single- family homes and 90 [...]

2018 CCIAOR and CCIMLS Board of Directors Elections

2017-08-15T14:52:54+00:00

Petition and Election Information *Candidate Petitions Due September 8th* If you have ever said, I want more input into what the Association and/or MLS is doing - this is your chance to have that input. It is the Board of Directors that sets the strategy, values and direction of the Association and MLS. We're looking [...]