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Adam Burnett Becomes New Executive Director for CHAMP Homes
CHAMP Homes Names New Executive Director

Adam Burnett Becomes New Executive Director for CHAMP Homes

Filed in Community, Housing, NEWS HEADLINES by on May 29, 2018 • views: 206

Hyannis, April 30, 2018 –  The CHAMP Homes board of directors is pleased to announce that Adam Burnett was appointed as its new Executive Director.  Adam Burnett joined CHAMP Homes mid 2017 to oversee the finances. This role quickly expanded to focus more on the operations of the organization.   He says: ”I’m very excited […]

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Senate Passes Bill Regulating Short-term Rentals
Senate Passes Short-Term Rental Legislation

Senate Passes Bill Regulating Short-term Rentals

Filed in Environment, Housing, NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on April 5, 2018 • views: 345

Within the Short-Term Rental Legislation, Senator Cyr Establishes the Cape Cod and Islands Water Protection Fund to Address Critical Wastewater Projects (Boston, Mass.) – Yesterday, the Senate passed S. 2381, An Act regulating and insuring short-term rentals. The bill expands the scope of the state’s room occupancy excise tax and local option excise tax to […]

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Cape Cod Real Estate Volume, Value on the Rise
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Cape Cod Real Estate Volume, Value on the Rise

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES by on February 26, 2018 0 Comments • views: 274

Real estate sales are up on Cape Cod, both in volume and in value. Barnstable County Register of Deeds Jack Meade reports that the volume of real estate sales in January 2018 was up 3.3% from January 2017 and the total value of sales was up 13.1% from the previous year. The Cape and Islands […]

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Cape Housing Inventory at Record Lows
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Cape Housing Inventory at Record Lows

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES by on December 21, 2017 0 Comments • views: 286

WEST YARMOUTH, MA—The available number of homes for sale in Barnstable County have fallen to a new historic low since Cape Cod & Islands Multiple Listing Service first started computerizing real estate data 20 years ago. At the end of November, there were 1,914 single-family homes and 429 condominiums on the market in Barnstable County […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Housing Choice Initiative
State Unveils Housing Initiative

Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Housing Choice Initiative

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES, politics by on December 12, 2017 0 Comments • views: 301

Initiative will spur significant housing production, and provide municipalities with tools and incentives to drive the creation of 135,000 new units by 2025. BOSTON — Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced a comprehensive new initiative to substantially increase housing production across the Commonwealth. The Administration’s Housing Choice Initiative creates a new system of incentives and rewards […]

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Sea Captain’s Row Project Could Mean Urban Renewal for Downtown Hyannis
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Sea Captain’s Row Project Could Mean Urban Renewal for Downtown Hyannis

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES by on November 14, 2017 0 Comments • views: 615

Imagine a busy, bustling Main Street Hyannis full of upwardly mobile young professionals, successful businesspeople, and urban-minded residents living, working and playing in the area. Restaurants, retail, and culture are steps away on Main Street, and residents enjoy walking from their Pleasant Street homes to enjoy all that Hyannis has to offer. Now, imagine a townhouse-style […]

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Solving the Affordable Housing Crisis
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Solving the Affordable Housing Crisis

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES by on October 6, 2017 0 Comments • views: 412

Solving The Affordable Housing Crisis Cape Housing Institute to provide leaders with important tools to help solve the region’s affordable housing crisis Housing Assistance Corporation (HAC) and Community Development Partnership (CDP) are partnering on an initiative to help Cape Cod towns solve the affordable housing crisis by giving municipal officials, residents, business leaders and community […]

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Cape Cod Real Estate Volume and Value Up
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Cape Cod Real Estate Volume and Value Up

Filed in Housing, NEWS HEADLINES by on July 12, 2017 0 Comments • views: 492

BARNSTABLE, MA (July 13, 2017) – Real estate is a booming business on Cape Cod. According to Barnstable County Register of Deeds Jack Meade, real estate sales in June 2017 were up 7.7 percent , and the total value of sales was up 2.7%. Year to date, the volume of sales was up 5.5%, and […]

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Cape Media News Debut Episode
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Cape Media News Debut Episode

Cape Media News launched its debut episode at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

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CMN: Housing for Young Working Professionals in Hyannis?
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CMN: Housing for Young Working Professionals in Hyannis?

Filed in Blog, Housing, NEWS HEADLINES by on April 13, 2017 0 Comments • views: 725

Developer Robert Brennan of CapeBuilt Development has a vision of a vibrant, youthful Hyannis, a place for young professionals to live, work and play. He’s got a plan for a townhouse style development along Pleasant Street in Hyannis consisting of one and two bedroom units designed for year round working young professionals. Brennan and his […]

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Legacy Film School – Info Session and Program views: 259

The Cape Cod Community Media Center has partnered with the Dennis Council on Aging to introduce an exciting new program for seniors in the mid-Cape area. The Legacy Film School, set to begin September 25th, will allow seniors to learn the art of filmmaking so they can produce their very own short films telling a […]

Goodbye Interns – Summer 2018 views: 282

  Just as the start of summer brings a fresh crop of college interns to the Media Center, the end of summer brings tearful goodbyes. This season, we were incredibly lucky to host a talented, all-female team of rockstar interns: Miranda Trieble, a rising junior studying Communication at Curry College; Milostina Krusteva, a rising senior […]

How to Make an Awesome Video on Your Smartphone views: 276

  If you’re new to filmmaking, or have a limited timeframe or budget, you can still create a high-quality video with only a smartphone. Follow these tips to create a truly spectacular smartphone video:   Pre-production Prepare a great script or interview questions Any good video has to send a compelling message. Read your script […]

TARGET CONFIRMS OPENING AT CAPE COD MALL 2019 views: 211

Cape Cod vacationers and residents alike have a variety of local shops and stores at their disposal to fulfill their seasonal needs, such as multiple beach item shops, grocery stores, coffee shops and of course the shopping mall. But wouldn’t it be better if all of these trips could be condensed into one? Target, one […]