The reconstruction of the Massachusetts Turnpike interchange in Allston has the potential to be one of the most dynamic, transformational opportunities we have had in decades for Allston and Cambridge, for Boston and Harvard universities, and for Greater Boston as a whole – but success turns on
The first major blow has been dealt to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, with President Donald Trump putting in place his choice for acting director. Presumably, he will also have his choice of permanent replacement as well.
Debate over connecting North and South stations has been lately reignited, with Banker & Tradesman’s own Scott Van Voorhis adding fuel to fire by christening the proposal his “turkey project” of 2017.
Whether you already own a home or are thinking of purchasing, the new tax legislation pending before Congress poses serious questions: Am I going to get smacked with punitive new taxes?
“We also have medical bills to pay off . . . want to buy shares of my left kidney? You’ll get dibs if your renal system ever goes pear-shaped.”
This past October marked the 14th year of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, an initiative originated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance.
Here’s an important question for anyone hoping to buy a home next year but who isn’t quite confident about qualifying for a mortgage: Is it true that lenders have eased up on certain key requirements, making it simpler for first-time buyers and others who can’t pass all the strict tests to get approved?
As if paying for higher education wasn’t already expensive enough.
Scott Van Voorhis’s recent comments about the North-South Rail Link repeat, sadly, the typical Boston cliché about big ideas – they are risky, cost too much and we Bostonians prefer to live in a broken-down city rather than dream big, or heavens-to-Betsy, spend serious money.
Each year, the Urban Land Institute and its members partner with advisers and researchers at PwC to provide an outlook on real estate investment and development trends.
The field of mobility is undergoing dramatic disruption on a daily basis. For those who follow traditional transportation issues (like me), the old paradigm was one of very gradual change and very little disruption.
he scenario that personal finance and credit experts feared most about the heist of consumer data from Equifax may already be underway: Criminals are using the stolen information to apply for mortgages, credit cards, student loans, tapping into bank debit accounts, filing insurance claims and racking up substantial debts, according to a major new class-action suit.
Build it, and they will come. And then they’ll get sick of waiting 20 minutes and just start walking.
If the blogosphere is to be believed, the Millennial generation is comprised of lazy, selfish, unfocused nitwits addicted to their smartphones.
If there was a lead generation program that cost nothing, that resulted in more closed listing transactions than all the real estate lead generation, MLS and brokerage websites combined, and that allowed you to do a face-to-face presentation with “right now buyers and sellers,” would you use it? If you answered yes, it’s time to revisit the open house.
Some people don’t take well to change.
If you hoped that Senate Republicans would treat homeowners and buyers more kindly in their tax overhaul plans than their colleagues did in the House, you were an optimist. It didn’t happen.
Have you heard? Fire is hot; water is wet; and the gulf between the old guard and the new recruits is wide.
In the case of Phillips v. Equity Residential Management LLC, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court considered whether the Massachusetts residential security deposit statute calls for a tenant to be awarded three times his security deposit and his attorneys’ fees, rather than just his security deposit, when his landlord violates the documentation requirements of the statute.
Banking regulations require that financial institutions implement robust systems to monitor, manage and control risks related to investment activities.
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