Yarmouth, MA Real Estate News

By Lew Corcoran, ASP®, Home Stager & Real Estate Photographer
(Scena Home Staging & Decora Photography)
The Mortgage Interest Rate Lock Advisory for Yarmouth MA for January 13, 2010 Here are some of the events affecting mortgage interest rates today in Yarmouth, MA. What Mortgage Backed Securities Are Doing Today: The price of the FNMA 30-Year 4.5% MBS coupon opened at 100.51 this morning - down 1/32 from yesterday's close. The 4.5% MBS coupon is currently trading at 100.51 - the same as its opening. Remember, on mortgage backed securities (MBSs), as the price goes down, the yield goes up - and so do mortgage interest rates. I expect that mortgage interest rates will essentially be the same in price today as compared to yesterday. Price Trend in Mortgage Backed Securities: The chart below shows the price trend of the FNMA 30-Year 4.5% coupon over the past 30 days from 12-13-2009 to 1-12-2...
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By Lew Corcoran, ASP®, Home Stager & Real Estate Photographer
(Scena Home Staging & Decora Photography)
Home Value Update for South Yarmouth MA 02664 Through November 2009 According to Trulia.com, the current average listing price of homes on the market in South Yarmouth, MA is $695,177, while the current mean sales price of homes is $272,209. The sale prices of single family homes in South Yarmouth, MA have increased 8.9% in the past year through the end of November 2009, but have fallen 15.1% over the last 5 years. Below is a chart of the trend of listing prices of homes for sale in South Yarmouth, MA, in the past year through November 2009: South Yarmouth Recently Sold Homes   The $8000 first-time homebuyer tax credit has been extended, and now expires on April 30, 2010. So, there's no better time than now to buy a home in South Yarmouth, MA, or surrounding area. If you're looking for ...
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By Lew Corcoran, ASP®, Home Stager & Real Estate Photographer
(Scena Home Staging & Decora Photography)
The Mortgage Interest Rate Lock Advisory for South Yarmouth MA for December 16, 2009 Here are some of the events affecting mortgage interest rates today in South Yarmouth, MA. What the Mortgage Backed Securities Market is Doing Today: The price of the FNMA 30-Year 4.0% MBS coupon opened at 97.91 this morning - down 3/32 from yesterday's close. The chart below shows today's price trend of the FNMA 30-Year 4.0% coupon: The FNMA 30-Year 4.0% MBS coupon is currently trading at 98.03 - up 4/32 from yesterday's close. Remember, on mortgage backed securities (MBSs), as the price goes up, the yield comes down - and mortgage interest rates come down with it. I expect that mortgage interest rates will be about the same as yesterday's close Recent Activity in Mortgage Backed Securities: The chart ...
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By Lew Corcoran, ASP®, Home Stager & Real Estate Photographer
(Scena Home Staging & Decora Photography)
Home Value Update for South Yarmouth MA Through October 2009 According to Trulia.com, the sale prices of single family homes have increased 9.1% in the past year through the end of October 2009. The current mean sales price of homes on the market in South Yarmouth, MA, is $275,000. Below is a chart of the trend of listing prices of homes for sale in South Yarmouth, MA, in the past year through October 2009: South Yarmouth Recently Sold Homes   The $8000 first-time homebuyer tax credit has been extended, and now expires on April 30, 2010. So, there's no better time than now to buy a home in South Yarmouth, MA, or surrounding area. If you're looking for a home or condo to purchase in South Yarmouth, MA, or in the surrounding area, then try this home search. You can still buy a home with n...
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By Lew Corcoran, ASP®, Home Stager & Real Estate Photographer
(Scena Home Staging & Decora Photography)
The Mortgage Interest Rate Lock Advisory for Yarmouth MA for November 23, 2009 Here are some of the events affecting mortgage interest rates today in Yarmouth, MA. What the Mortgage Backed Securities Market is Doing Today: The price of the FNMA 30-Year 4.5% MBS coupon opened at 101.75 this morning - the same as Friday's close. The chart below shows today's price trend of the FNMA 30-Year 4.5% coupon: The FNMA 30-Year 4.5% MBS coupon is currently trading at 101.84 - up 3/32 from its opening. Remember, on mortgage backed securities (MBSs), as the price goes up, the yield comes down - and mortgage interest rates come down with it. I expect that mortgage interest rates will be the same in price this morning as compared to Friday's close. The chart below shows the price trend of the FNMA 30-...
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By Lynda Longmire
(Virtual Homes Real Estate)
Yarmouth MA Real Estate Buying a home is an important investment however your primary focus should be to solve a housing need. The process can be very complicated if you do not work with industry professionals that can provide accurate information and advise you. The professionals include mortgage lenders, Realtors, Attorneys, Home Inspectors and Accountants. If you are a first-time home buyer, you may qualify for a tax credit ($8000 in 2009) and could be eligible for special financing programs. For a map based search of all properties listed in the MA MLS go to YARMOUTH MA MLS Let Yarmouth MA real estate assist you in finding the right property to meet your needs from local area homes for sale, foreclosure listings (bank-owned), country properties, land, condominiums and equine facilit...
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By Associate Broker Falmouth MA Cape Cod Heath Coker, Heath Coker Berkshire Hathaway HS Robert Paul Prop
(https://teamcoker.robertpaul.com)
On May 6, 2008, I did some research on pre-foreclosures in Cape Cod towns.  Only 1.3% of the 140,000(+-) homes on the Cape were at the stage of pre-foreclosure.   Less than half of the homes on Cape Cod are actually second homes, and commercial properties are not included in the 1900.  Most homes on the cape are owner occupied, contrary to popular opinion. Some areas within Cape Cod towns do have more than 50% vacation home or investment status, but for the most part, the Cape has a year-round economy. Yarmouth is in the Mid-Cape area of Cape Cod.  It is bounded by Barnstable and Dennis.  Many of the properties in Yarmouth are second homes (35%+-).  Yarmouth is one of the few towns on Cape Cod that has beaches on both Nantucket Sound and on Cape Cod Bay.  This area of the Cape is one th...
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