Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison

Banker & Tradesman Staff

Jim Morrison can be reached at jmorrison@thewarrengroup.com
Anthony Goodh

Successful By Design

Born in Mexico City, Anthony Goodh grew up in Europe, where his mother worked as a designer for Armani and where he says his design sensibility was formed.

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Homebuyers Waive Contingencies To Win Bids

Right now in Massachusetts there are more homebuyers than there are homes for sale. In their efforts to make a successful bid, buyers are giving sellers more than just over-asking bids – they’re giving up their rights.

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CFPB Seeks To Improve Overdraft Disclosure

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today unveiled new Know Before You Owe overdraft disclosure prototypes designed to improve the model form that banks and credit unions already provide to consumers weighing overdraft coverage.

Jim Morrison

Robots Want Your Job

There are legions of brilliant and well-funded engineers working hard at this very moment to invent robots that will take over your job. Mine too.

Freddie Mac Reports Strong Second Quarter

Freddie Mac today reported its second quarter results and filed its Form 10-Q with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), available now on the company’s website, along with the second quarter 2017 financial results supplement.

Gordon,Deborah

The Realtor Life

Deborah M. Gordon is a lifelong Newton resident who works almost exclusively in that city and in Brookline, representing sellers in the luxury end of the market.

Schillings Sell Medfield Mansion

Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling and his wife Shonda Schilling sold the Medfield home they bought from former Patriots quarterback Drew Bledsoe for less than half of the $4.5 million they paid for it.

A Tale Of Two Markets

The weeks after the Fourth of July are typically slow for the residential real estate market; it’s a good time to reflect on the market overall. Statewide, things are booming. The median sale price of a single-family home shot up to $395,000 in June, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. This marks 15 straight months of year-over-year price increases going back to April of 2016. And early reports are that June sales were robust.

Mortgage Applications Increase As Rates Dip Slightly

Mortgage applications increased 6.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data released this week from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 14. The results included an adjustment for the Fourth of July holiday.

Increasing Spending On Remodeling Expected To Continue In 2018

Healthy and stable growth in home improvement and repair spending is anticipated for the remainder of the year and into the first half of 2018, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity released today by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.