Legal Hotline: My Client Doesn’t Know If Permits Were Pulled for Their Basement


It can be a difficult situation if you are dealing with a seller or potential seller who is unsure if the permits for finishing their basement were obtained. Here are the basics of the legal and ethical considerations REALTORS should consider when advising their seller and your requirements for disclosure: The State Building Code requires [...]

December Cape Cod Housing Report: Inventory Continues at Historic Lows


According to preliminary data released last week by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR), 456 homes sold in December, 371 single-family homes and 85 condominiums. Median sales price was $377,300 for single-family homes and $260,000 for condominiums. Last December, 459 homes (367 single- family homes and 92 condos) sold at a median [...]