The Southern Essex District Registry of Deeds is temporarily closed due to a confirmed case of COVID-19 among one of its staff members.
The Department of Public Health reported more new COVID-19 cases Thursday than it has in months – 986 new cases of the highly-contagious virus that has been spreading largely uncontrolled for months.
Developer Robert Korff’s latest venture transforming the commercial landscape in Newton will bring a 1-million-square-foot mixed-use project to the MBTA’s Riverside station property, with construction expected to begin in 2022.
The Mortgage Bankers Association predicts purchase mortgage originations will grow in 2021 while the meteoric increase in refinance activity will taper off.
Boston says it will resume accepting applications for its rental assistance fund for lower-income residents at risk of eviction, with $5 million available.
U.S. home construction rose a solid 1.9 percent in September after having fallen in the previous month, as home building continues as one of the bright spots of the economy.
The Boston Red Sox and Newton-based WS Development are teaming up on plans for some of the biggest changes to the blocks surrounding Fenway Park since Babe Ruth played in Boston.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reported some progress in advance of a Tuesday deadline for reaching a pre-election deal with President Donald Trump on a new coronavirus relief package, but the same core problems bedeviling the effort remain in place despite optimistic talk from the president and his team.
The newest residential building at Boston’s EchelonSeaport includes 270 apartments with studios starting at $2,400 – and offers for up to two months free rent.
From new VPs to fresh project managers, see who’s been hired, promoted and honored: it’s The Personnel File.
With the expiration of Massachusetts’ eviction ban on Saturday, Oct. 17, the state’s court system is now available to landlords seeking to file eviction claims.
The state’s unemployment rate dropped into single digits in September after spending five months above 10 percent, as employers reported adding 36,900 jobs and Massachusetts continued its economic recovery from the sudden COVID-inflicted recession.
Out of time and without enough money, Massachusetts’ political leaders are gambling with the lives of hundreds of thousands of apartment tenants across the commonwealth.
There’s good news for mortgage applicants who don’t fit into the precise mold demanded by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: After pulling back at the start of the pandemic in March, other lenders are returning to the market.
MassLandlords turned some heads earlier this spring when our board of directors endorsed Voter Choice for Massachusetts’ Ranked Choice Voting ballot initiative. Yes, we are pushing hard for an initiative that progressive anti-property zealots are supporting. No, we’re not wrong to do so.
The launch of HOMERedi makes Jack Conway part of a growing cohort of real estate brokerages, including Compass and Coldwell Banker, willing to temporarily foot the bill for home improvements that keep housing stock moving and fetching higher prices.
Just as COVID-19 has widened inequities throughout the U.S. economy, the pandemic is separating commercial real estate sectors into stark categories of haves and have-nots.
House and Senate leaders on Beacon Hill chose not to intervene at the last minute to block the expiration this weekend of the state’s moratorium on evictions and foreclosures.
Housing activists marched to Gov. Charlie Baker’s home in Swampscott on Wednesday to call on him to support more robust protections against evictions and foreclosures during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Recent trends have raised the specter of a period of widespread long-term unemployment that could turn the viral recession into a more painful, extended downturn as job skills erode and financial lives get upended by long-term unemployment.