Remodeling is expected to continue into 2018

Remodeling Spending Expected To Continue To Increase

Nationwide spending on residential remodeling is expected to continue to increase through the third quarter of 2018, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released today by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

DCU Chooses Yippy Over Google

Marlborough-based Digital Federal Credit Union has abandoned Google, its primary vendor for enterprise search and discovery, in an effort to be more secure.

Fannie Mae’s Economic Forecast Unchanged By Hurricanes

The 2017 economic growth forecast remains unchanged at 2.2 percent following expected offsetting hurricane-related impacts to GDP growth in the third and fourth quarters, according to the Fannie Mae Economic and Strategic Research (ESR) Group’s October 2017 Economic and Housing Outlook.

US Housing Starts Fall To One-Year Low

U.S. homebuilding fell to a one-year low in September as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma disrupted the construction of single-family homes in the South, suggesting that housing probably remained a drag on economic growth in the third quarter.

Boston East

Boston East Opens Sales Center

Trinity Financial’s Boston East mixed-income rental complex has opened its temporary marketing center at 80 Border St. and begun preleasing 200 mixed-income units on the East Boston waterfront.