Property, Rentals, Transactions

Property, Rentals, Transactions

Massachusetts REALTORS Proclaim Congressman Barney Frank its First ‘Distinguished Champion of Housing Opportunities’

WALTHAM, MA - April 01, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) announced today that it has named Congressman Barney Frank, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, its first “Distinguished Champion of Housing Opportunities.” Chairman Frank received the proclamation from the Association for his tireless work and support for legislation and regulations to ensure a robust and sustainable housing market. MAR made the presentation to the Chairman at the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Congressional Luncheon on Friday, March 27, 2009 in Acushnet, Mass

Massachusetts Home Sales Down Again in February

WALTHAM, MA, - March 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) reported today that single-family home sales were down 11.4 percent in February compared to the same time last year, while condominium sales were down 16.4 percent. The median price for a single-family home was $252,500 and the median price for a condominium in February was $213,250.

Tiger Home Inspection Promoting the Use of REALTORS in Radio Public Service Campaign

PSAs to run on Boston-area radio stations 105.7 WROR-FM and 102.5 WKLB-FM over 40 weeks in 2009

Mayor Menino Announces Boston’s New Leading the Way III Housing Strategy

Executive Summary Details Focus on Workforce Housing; Continued Foreclosure Reclamation; Homelessness Reduction, Rental Housing Preservation

Housing Market Hits a Triple for First-Time Homebuyers

Affordable prices, low mortgage rates and $8000 tax credit create unique opportunity


Investment expected to leverage $150 million to keep 9,000 homes affordable in Massachusetts

Massachusetts REALTORS Report Single-Family Home Sales Gains in December

WALTHAM, MA - January 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) reported today that single-family homes sales were up 3.2 percent in December compared to the same time last year. While median prices continue to go down, this is the third month in the last four to experience sales increases.

Attorney General Martha Coakley Obtains Consent Judgment Against Springfield Landlord Accused of Housing Discrimination

SPRINGFIELD, MA - September 16, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Attorney General Martha Coakley’s Office obtained a consent judgment against a Springfield landlord accused...

Governor Patrick Pledges $142 million in Public and Private Resources to Develop Affordable Rental...

Program funds, tax credits used to build, preserve 1,218 apartments in 20 communities MA - August 14, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Deval Patrick today...

Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® CEO Robert Authier Receives Highest National REALTOR Executive Award

Waltham, Mass. – Robert Authier of Harvard, Mass., chief executive officer of the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS®, was named the recipient of the National Association...


What the heck is a condotel?

Have you ever dreamed of living in a hotel? Just imagine: You'd have housekeepers, valet drivers, room service and more -- all there to...


Leominster Realtor® Installed as Treasurer of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors®

Kurt Thompson, Templeton resident and Realtor® with Keller Williams Realty - North Central in Leominster, was installed on December 7, 2017 as Treasurer of the 24,000-member Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) for 2018. The event took place at Hotel 1620 in Plymouth, Mass. and included the installation of the MAR Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Thompson’s term officially begins on January 1, 2018.