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.
If home is where you hang your hat, do you really need a Realtor to help you find the right wall?
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.
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.
If you’ve been waiting for the long-anticipated news that the two dominant players in the home mortgage arena – Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac – finally have decided to overhaul their outdated credit scoring systems to expand homeownership opportunities for a broader range of consumers, sorry. Your wait just got a lot longer.
After all that griping about how Millennials are ruining the housing market, it turns out they’re barely involved at all.
Effective branding is at the heart of virtually every successful business, yet it is a rarity in the real estate industry. If you’re branding your business with your name, it may be time to take a different tack.
Boston’s Seaport District continues to see dramatic economic growth, new development and frequent announcements of companies locating or relocating to the area.
Dope new regulations.
State by state, the march towards decriminalization of marijuana rolls on – despite the drug’s continued illegality at the federal level.
Here in Massachusetts the voters have spoken and the personal growth and use of marijuana is now the law of the land. You can’t sell it, but you can
One percent down on a new home loan? Zero down? Generous gifts of thousands of dollars from mortgage companies to help you swing the deal?
For perhaps the first time since wrecking balls demolished the tenements and shops of Boston’s West End, the neighborhood is again teeming with a renewed sense of energy.
For one week last month, while many Americans were on vacation, thousands of people across the country mobilized around a cause that most people seldom think about but that affects millions of people – having a safe and affordable place to call home.
So what does it take to get approved for a mortgage to buy a house this summer, whether you’re a first-timer, planning to move up or downsize? Maybe not all that you think.
Several recent changes to mortgage underwriting and approval standards show a loosening of requirements for approval from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac – but the jury is out on what impact those changes will have on the overall economy.
Greetings from Europe, B&T readers! As I travel across Europe and reflect on my experiences so far, it has become more obvious than ever how poorly we maintain our infrastructure in the United States and especially in Boston.
In a recent KeyBank cybersecurity survey, theft of client data ranked as the greatest concern for middle market business owners and executives.
Bank of New England is trading in one type of green for another.
Under Massachusetts common law in effect since 1860, property owners have no duty to repair or warn of hazards on an abutting public sidewalk.
By being careful to comply with SAFE Act requirements by maintaining NMLS licenses for more employees than is likely necessary, are bankers putting themselves at greater risk of running afoul of Truth in Lending requirements?
- East Boston Savings Bank Plans To Add Two New Branches In Boston
- Strong Demand For New Allston Apartment Units
- Division Of Banks Issues Fines For Unlicensed And Illegal Auto Lending Practices
- WinnCos. Named Development Team For South Boston Complex
- Workforce Housing Project Breaks Ground In Mattapan