Your REALTOR® membership invests in our community

2017-06-15T17:20:24+00:00

As REALTORS®, you have a vested interest in the vibrancy of your community. This includes better land use planning techniques, expanding housing opportunities, job creation/development and creating great public spaces for all to enjoy. We are leveraging your REALTOR® membership fees - at the national level - by returning your dollars back to the local [...]

May Cape Cod Real Estate Market Statistics: Median Sales Price Rises Again

2017-06-13T20:35:49+00:00

  WEST YARMOUTH, MA—(June 12, 2017) According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 503 homes sold in May, 414 single-family homes and 89 condominiums. Median sales price was $415,000 for single-family homes and $285,000 for condominiums. Last May, 527 homes (452 single- family homes and [...]

Legal Hotline: Key Considerations When Using an Escalation Clause

2017-07-07T15:58:37+00:00

In this real estate market, multiple offers seem to be becoming the norm and buyers agents are trying to do what they can to ensure they have the best offer. This also means listing agents need to know how to evaluate all offers to ensure they are getting the best offer for their seller. Buyers [...]

REALTORS® advocate to preserve real estate tax provisions and extend flood insurance on Capitol Hill

2017-05-23T14:27:06+00:00

On May 17 and 18, REALTORS® from Cape Cod and across Massachusetts were on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to advocate for two major issues upcoming in Washington - tax reform and the National Flood Insurance Program. REALTORS® met with both Massachusetts senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren and the Cape Cod & Islands Congressman [...]

Cape Cod Times Rebuttal: Homeowners are not tax collectors

2017-05-26T18:14:44+00:00

You may have seen an article in the Cape Cod Times over the weekend that says how 'Cape leaders look to tap rental tax for wastewater projects'; The article glosses over an important issue - for the wastewater tax to be effective, it would require an expansion of the rental occupancy tax to start [...]

April 2017 Cape Cod Real Estate Statistics: Prices Rise, Pending Sales Fall

2017-05-12T14:31:07+00:00

According to preliminary data released this week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 403 homes sold in April, 325 single-family homes and 78 condominiums. Median sales price was $399,125 for single-family homes and $273,500 for condominiums. Last April, 479 homes (388 single- family homes and 91 condos) sold at a median price [...]

Special Event: YPN Trivia Night on Thursday June 8th!

2017-05-14T22:44:48+00:00

Quiz Master DJ Patrick will be hosting a special trivia night at the CCIAOR Conference Center on Thursday, June 8th!  Registration is $25 and includes beer, wine, soft drinks and a gourmet wood fired pizza buffet from Pizza Barbone, salad and homemade cannoli! Your ticket purchase is also an investment in the NAR Political Advocacy Fund which works to strengthen our [...]

Sign up to Attend the 2017 REALTOR Day on Beacon Hill

2017-05-09T16:13:15+00:00

REALTOR® Day on Beacon Hill is scheduled for Wednesday, June 14th at 10 a.m. in the Massachusetts State House Great Hall. REALTORS® will have a chance to network and enjoy a continental breakfast starting at 9:30 a.m. before learning about the key legislative issues in 2017 that will affect the real estate industry and private [...]

NAR Report: Vacation Sales Decline; Investment Sales Rise

2017-05-26T01:20:06+00:00

NAR's recently released 2017 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey shows a 21% drop in homes purchased for vacation purposes and a 4.5% increase in investment purchases for 2016. Soaring home prices in many regions - chiefly the south and west - have made finding a vacation home more difficult as much of the inventory that would [...]