The latest information about the association, our brokerage community, and the real estate industry.
2021 FHA Conforming Loan Limits
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) had announced new, increased conforming loan limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac backed loans.
Rockport Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Inspections
New contact to schedule Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Inspections in Rockport.
Housing Lynn Extends Window for Community Feedback
Housing Lynn has extended the window to complete its latest survey to November 15th.
Haverhill Tackles Recodification
The Haverhill City Council met on Tuesday to discuss recodification of the city’s zoning law with 8 proposed amendments.
North Shore CAP Announces Partnership for Rental Relief
North Shore Community Action Programs has announced a partnership with Salem, Beverly, and Peabody to provide relief of close to $1 million.
Ipswich Releases Final HPP Draft
Ipswich has released the final draft of their 2020 Housing Production Plan (HPP).
Upcoming Housing Lynn Open House
Housing Lynn is hosting an “online open house” to get the community’s input on draft plan recommendations for the Housing Production Plan.
Ipswich Rejects Multi-Family Construction Moratorium
At Special Town Meeting Ipswich voted to not adopt a two-year moratorium on new residential constructions of 3 units or more.
NFIP Extended to September 2021
Yesterday, the insurance writing authority of the National Flood Insurance Program received a one-year extension through a continuing resolution to keep the federal government open.
Lynn City Council Hears Multiple Ordinances
Lynn City Council held public hearings on a number of ordinances including a Short-Term Rental Ordinance, an Ordinance to Require All Rental Units to be Inspected Every Five Years, and an Ordinance Establishing a Problem Property Task Force.
Upcoming Beverly Historic Preservation Plan Public Forum
Beverly is hosting a community-wide public forum to discuss the draft recommendations for Beverly’s Historic Preservation Plan.