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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: 103

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: 163

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: 192

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: 214

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: 476

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: 325

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: 365

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: 628

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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Further Details Released Related to Sergeant Gannon Killing views: 291

The Cape and Islands District Attorney’s office has released additional information pertaining to the Commonwealth v. Latanowich. The following is a release from the District Attorney’s office: Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe announced today that on April 12, 2017 Sgt. Sean Gannon and his K-9 were requested to respond to 109 Blueberry Lane […]

Nancy Viall Shoemaker named Cape Cod Woman of the Year views: 164

The Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Selection Committee, in partnership with the Barnstable County Commissioners, is proud to announce that the winner of the 17th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award is Nancy Viall Shoemaker of West Barnstable. Nancy Shoemaker has been nominated several times over the years. […]

CapeFLYER Begins Memorial Weekend 2018 views: 64

 HYANNIS, MA –May 7, 2018 –  Entering its sixth year of service, the CapeFLYER is excited to announce that trains will again be running from Boston to Cape Cod starting on Memorial Day weekend. Service will begin on Friday, May 25th and operate on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day. To better serve the CapeFLYER […]

Radio Play “The Mooncussers Tale” to be performed Wednesday at Cotuit Center for the Arts views: 181

Ship’s captains beware, land-based pirates lie in wait. The night is dark and the moon is in hiding, and the mooncussers are out lighting lanterns in lieu of lighthouses to lure ships to wreck along the shores of Cape Cod. The legendary land-based pirates of the 19th century known as mooncussers were responsible for many a […]