MassHousing launched the nation’s most ambitious state-level initiative specifically aimed at building middle-income affordability because we saw the housing market struggling to respond to the housing needs of Massachusetts’s working families.
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It looks like Greater Boston’s red hot housing market still has some juice left, but just how much remains to be seen.
If home is where you hang your hat, do you really need a Realtor to help you find the right wall?
The Federal Reserve has hiked interest rates twice this year, but that hasn’t done anything to slow the pace of commercial and residential lending.
You’re probably familiar with the online realty marketing giant Zillow because of its voluminous home sale listings and its controversial “Zestimate” property valuation feature.
Broker and agent commissions are starting to slip in Boston and the trend looks likely to continue.
Nauset Construction recently began conversion of an 18th-century tavern in South Natick into a new middle school facility on the campus of the Riverbend School.
Let me begin boldly: allowing employees to communicate with consumers via text message during the mortgage origination process is the single most dramatic improvement in customer service that most mortgage departments could hope to accomplish in the short-term.
Supporting the collections, disbursements, concentration, investment and funding activities of client companies are all under the purview of a bank’s treasury management department, a sector that may help banks diversify their revenue streams and bring in long-term, recurring revenue. For nearly a decade, Laurel Egan Kenny, founder and president of Turningpoint Communications, has been helping banks and the fintech companies that support them in the treasury space market their products to banks, as well as helping banks of all sizes grow and differentiate their treasury business. After leading marketing at State Street and what is now Santander in its treasury management and global trade divisions, Egan Kenny went out on her own. While every financial institution offers business banking solutions in one way or another, many smaller banks are following the larger players and investing in the creation or growth of their own treasury management divisions, an idea Egan Kenny believes is now crucial to a bank’s success.
Migration to inner-ring suburbs – from Boston, Cambridge and Route 128 office parks alike – is generating steady leasing activity and pushing rents to record highs.
Massachusetts lost 200 jobs in July as the state’s unemployment rate slid into line with the national rate at 4.3 percent, the first time unemployment in the state has not been lower than the country overall since 2008.
A Brazilian national was recently indicted in federal court in Boston in connection with using gift cards to withdraw over $6,000 from bank accounts that did not belong to him.
MassHousing has provided $17.6 million in affordable housing financing to the Claremont Cos. for the refinancing of the 200-unit Solemar at South Dartmouth.
A lack of access to providers can pose barriers for people needing behavioral health care, according to industry officials who on Thursday suggested expanding access to telemedicine services.
Gunnar Birkerts, an internationally acclaimed modernist architect who designed buildings including the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York and the University of Michigan Law Library, has died. He was 92.
BayCoast Bank, Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union and North Shore Bank are among those featured in this week’s roundup.
Fort Point startup CloudHealth Technologies has leased 80,000 square feet at 100 Summer St. in the Financial District to accommodate its rapid workforce growth.
Median home prices in the second quarter eclipsed a record high set in 2016, jumping 6.2 percent year over year as the inventory crunch continues to push property values higher, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Yesterday’s release of meeting minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee’s July 25-26 meeting garnered plenty of headlines due to the dialogue between FOMC members suggesting a rate increase in December may not be as certain as some had initially thought. But smaller banks were not left out the FOMC’s discussion.