WASHINGTON - Contracts to purchase previously owned homes rose in November as employment gains and low borrowing costs helped bring potential buyers into the market.
The pending home sales index …
Foreclosure petitions in Massachusetts increased year over year in April by 29.4 percent, representing the smallest increase in starts in more than a year, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman.
Construction has begun on Sankofa Apartments, a $15 million development of new apartment homes in the West End. A celebration was held Monday at the site, which will include 50 low-income rental units as well as a community center.