Hingham, MA Real Estate News

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
Hingham, MA is celebrating its 375th birthday and is planning many events to commemorate this milestone. The events started in September 2009, will end in September 2010, and will trace trace Hingham's growth and development. Here are some upcoming events: Saturday, May 8:Phil Swanson Photography Retrospective, opening reception, Dolphin Gallery, Hingham Public Library, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. All are welcome for this free event sponsored by the 375th Committee. Sunday, May 16:"Faith tour" open house at several of Hingham's houses of worship (details to be announced).June: Hingham High School student art exhibition, Hingham Public Library.Friday-Saturday, June 11-12:Hingham Historical Society's annual tour of historic Hingham homes.Saturday, June 12th:"World's End Through History," 10 a.m. at ...
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By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
As some of you know, Hingham, MA yesterday approved an additional tax that will add on a three-quarters of a percentage point to the meal tax. After much discussion, the tax boost was approved by 37 votes out of 1,059 cast at town meeting.  This promises to bring in some much needed revenue to the town. 
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By Lynda Longmire
(Virtual Homes Real Estate)
Hingham MA Foreclosures, Short Sales and Bank Owned Real Estate for Sale Purchasing a home at a Hingham MA foreclosures auction has many risks to a potential buyer and in most cases the bank will bid and take possession of the property at auction. The property is then referred to as bank owned, REO (real estate owned) or foreclosed property. To search the MA MLS listings visit Hingham MA MLS listings. A home owner may attempt a "short sale" whereby the bank agrees to accept less than the mortgage balance based on the owner's hardship and financial status. Obtaining approval can be a long and difficult process. Additionally, there is no assurance that the lender will accept an offer at or above the listed price. Bank-owned and short sale listings are often marketed with a real estate age...
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By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor with Century 21
(Century 21)
Date: 9/12/2009 Address: Hingham Shipyard 24 Shipyard Drive, Hingham, MA, 02043 Hours: 10AM-3PM Cost/Cover: free Web Page: http://www.hinghamlaunch.com/ Contact Info: Call 617-784-5256 for more details. Details: There will be a free Family Festival on Saturday, September 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to celebrate the opening of the first phase of retail shops at the Launch at Hingham Shipyard. Part of the redevelopment of the historic Hingham Shipyard, the 27-acre Launch is a mixed-use development that that combines shopping, dining, entertainment, luxury living and a celebration of the incredible Hingham Shipyard history. Event is on: One day only Audience: Kids and Up Category: Parades, Fairs, and Festivals Location: Hingham, MA See all houses for sale in Hingham Here
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