Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison

Banker & Tradesman Staff

Jim Morrison can be reached at jmorrison@thewarrengroup.com
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New Listing Platform Has Potential To Upend Portal Sites

For some agents, the national listing portals are great marketing tools; for others, a necessary evil; and for yet others, an attempt to pick their pockets. But a new listing platform expected to launch in the third quarter of this year could change the way brokerages and agents interact with those portals.

Millennium

New Millennium Tower Sales Analysis Released

In his recently released special report, Boston Realtor and real estate writer David Bates analyzes the first 425 sales in Boston’s 442-unit, Millennium Tower from every angle, resulting in a compelling report that shows just how different that project is from any other development in the city.

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Attorneys Approve Of CFPB, With Caveats

As is the case at many government institutions, this is time of uncertainty at the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. The very constitutionality of the watchdog organization’s structure has been successfully challenged

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Cambridge Increases Inclusionary Housing Requirements

The Cambridge City Council unanimously passed an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance for Inclusionary Housing Monday night, increasing the amount of affordable housing that will be included in new Cambridge developments to 20 percent of residential floor area in new developments.

Affordable Housing

Activist Group Endorses Proposed Bill To Address Homelessness

The National Low Income Housing Coalition commended U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) for introducing the Ending Homelessness Act of 2017 last month. In a statement the group called the bill “a comprehensive plan to ensure the lowest income people and families America have safe, decent and affordable homes.”

Mortgage

More Staff Changes Announced At PHH

There’s a lot going on over at PHH these days. In addition to mounting an expensive – and so far successful – challenge to the constitutionality of the CFPB in federal court, laying off staff, and downsizing and refocusing its business as the result of heavy financial losses, the company announced a major leadership shakeup last week, with hints of more to come.

Jack Enright

Having Fun And Fundraising

Jack Enright is a West Roxbury fixture with deep roots in the community. After 30 years of selling real estate as a solo practitioner, he started a team so he could focus on what he does best and let teammates focus on what they do best. These days, he spends a lot of time with developers