Parking space spotted, two degrees north by northwest, full speed ahead!
Are you still doing a listing “presentation” where you use slides or do most of the talking? If you want to convert more listing appointments into signed listings, it’s time to shift from doing listing presentations to doing listening consultations.
After all the fights, lawsuits and corporate posturing, MGM might get its hands on the Boston-area casino license after all.
Americans are awash in record amounts of equity in their homes, posing the question for millions: So what do we do with it?
Vanity, after all, is often what pushes architects and designers to do their very best work. If you’re not trying to stand out and be the best, how could you possibly distinguish yourself and set your work apart?
Metropolitan Boston continues to experience increased jobs, population growth and relocation of companies into the urban core. The strongest economic activity is taking place in the South Boston Waterfront area, living up to the predictions and expectations set years ago.
Millennium Partners’ Winthrop Square tower faces opposition.
In an era of unceasing horror stories about breaches of sensitive consumer information, here’s some disquieting news for homebuyers: Federal auditors say the popular “tax transcript” program
The business community in Massachusetts recently demonstrated that it understands the urgency in passing legislation to stimulate housing production in the commonwealth.
After 125 years as a weekly newspaper and 10 as a monthly magazine, Banker & Tradesman’s sister publication in Connecticut is going digital and will cease print publication.
Changing climate conditions and extreme weather events are presenting new challenges for real estate and development professionals to design, permit and build projects that will endure the short- and long-term risks associated with the flooding that results from rising seas and super storms. Short of raising all sites above the flood elevation, what can property owners do to combat flood risks?
In the latest example of a company expanding its understanding of a work-life balance, six-month-old Hendrix has aged out of Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union’s bring your baby to work program.
The cost of housing across the South Shore continues to be a serious challenge for young people and families at lower income levels. The steep rise in housing costs along with an all-time low inventory has priced many families and individuals out of the housing market.
Call them the frustrated wannabe sellers – eager to list their homes for sale this spring, but feeling locked out of their markets by severe inventory shortages and rising prices that are occurring in many parts of the country.
Commercial real estate reporter Steve Adams early last year decided to explore the lack of diversity in CRE. That initial idea became two articles, but those two articles couldn’t begin to encompass all the stories there were to tell, and so the Diversity in CRE section was born.
It’s one of the weirder documented facts about homebuying in America: Surprising numbers of consumers don’t bother to shop for mortgage money, even though they could save tens of thousands of dollars through lower interest payments by doing so.
Cities all over the country, including Boston, are grappling with the realities of climate change and the threats of sea level rise and extreme weather. These threats are, in turn, producing another kind of risk – legal risk.
When the CFPB’s Ability-to-Repay/Qualified Mortgage rule took effect in January 2014, many lenders shied away from doing anything other than fully protected “qualified mortgages.” The rule – which makes it illegal to provide a residential mortgage loan without a
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A few short years ago, the nascent sharing economy for transportation included car share services like ZipCar. This was big news at the time. Early car share success in Cambridge and Somerville rapidly expanded to become a global enterprise. Bike share services are now following the same path.
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- Army Corps Offices Sold for $11M to Lexington Developer
- Italian Restaurant Chain Bertucci’s Files for Bankruptcy
- AG: MBTA Failed to Publicly Bid Construction of North Quincy Parking Garage
- Citizens Closes Marijuana-Related Accounts; CA Proposes State Bank
- Personnel File