July 5, 2015 | Updated 3:00am

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Jul. 05 Issue

Inside B&T

Rent Now, Buy Later

While it’s become popular to lament those lazy twenty-somethings who won’t move out of their...

Framingham Nears Decision Time On Growth

Downtown Framingham has the ingredients for the sort of transit-oriented development that is all...

Is Prepaid The Way For The Unbanked?

Once upon a time, if you didn’t have a traditional bank account, you were out of luck if you...

Olympic Pipe Dreams

I’m not sure what they’re smoking over there at the Boston 2024 headquarters, but it must be...

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Paper Sections


Total Absorption

Using Home Prices To Predict The Pats' Chances

While most Las Vegas oddmakers have the Seattle Seahawks as slight favorites to win Super Bowl XLIX Feb. 1 in Phoenix, along comes mortgage site HSH.com with some data indicating that Bill Belichick’s charges have the upper hand.

Weighted Assets

Online College Is Taking Women’s Education To The Next Level

ICYMI, this week's issue of B&T features a special section on continuing education programs for bankers. And in the process of researching that article, I got to learn about a really awesome college not included in the paper, The American Women's College.

Housing Scene

Get out of court free card

Have lenders discovered new way around judicial foreclosure?

Updated Thursday, Jul. 2 @ 11:50am

Current News

Bay State Foreclosure Petitions Increase In May

Foreclosure petitions in the Bay State rose in May, posting a 53 percent increase compared with May 2014, according to a new report from The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. This marked the 15th consecutive month of increases in petition filings.

Community Good Works

Citizens Bank, the Dedham Institution for Savings Foundation, First Niagara Foundation and more are highlighted in our weekly roundup of organizations giving back to their communities.

South Boston Apartment Complex Financed For $1.55M

Cornerstone Realty Capital has arranged $1.55 million in financing on behalf of UEP Living Two LLC to acquire a property in South Boston.

Trinity Financial Buys Two Dorchester Parcels For Transit-Oriented Housing Complex

By Steve Adams

Boston-based Trinity Financial has completed its acquisition of two parcels in Dorchester's Peabody Square where an 81-unit mixed-income residential complex is expected to break ground in early 2016.

Beacon Capital Makes $38M In 2 Years On Fort Point Property

By Steve Adams

Boston-based Beacon Capital Partners has sold 10-20 Channel Center in Boston's Fort Point for $100 million, just two years after acquiring the 251,000-square-foot office complex for $62 million.

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Midyear Mortgage Update & Conference

This June, The Warren Group will host its Midyear Mortgage Update & Conference, featuring a recap of the first 6 months of 2015, and forecasts for the months to come.

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April Home Sales Fall In The Bay State

Listen in as Tim Warren, CEO of The Warren Group, discusses the decline in home sales during the month of April.



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Millennial Prospects
Are Millennials on the brink of breaking into the housing market in force?

0.0%Who knows? This generation is unlike any before it.
0.0%Yes! We're about to hit critical mass on mid-30s Millennials; they're going to want to buy houses.
0.0%Uh, no. Those kids are never going to buy houses, or at least not any time soon.

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