This is a tip that might save some residential mortgage lenders a few bucks in tolerance credits.
While implementation of the commonwealth’s recreational marijuana legalization has been slow, as of July 1, licensed facilities may now sell marijuana. Possession of marijuana remains illegal at the federal level, which creates some concerns for residents and landlords alike.
East Boston comes in third but keeps up the pace.
Massachusetts is unusual in that an owner of waterfront property typically holds title to the low water mark. However, the area between the low and the high water marks normally remains subject to the rights of the public to fish, fowl (hunt birds) and navigate.
High land and construction costs coupled with limited, undeveloped land are familiar challenges for most urban developers.
Mid-August is not the Greater Boston area’s best season. The weather is variable (as it always is in New England), swinging from disgusting muggy days – it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity – to cold gray rain, back to searing hot skies and sticky nights.
As MassHousing watched the economy swing back into high gear, we witnessed first-hand the impact on the housing market.
The dramatic increase in complaints of sexual misconduct and harassment stands as an example to all employers that victims in Massachusetts are coming forward and speaking out.
The saying goes that if you want fewer cars and traffic jams on the roads, all you need is a recession.
The Women of FIRE, distinguished women in finance, real estate and insurance, have been announced!
This issue of Banker & Tradesman contains the profiles of the eighth annual Women of FIRE award winners.
A pair of smug NPR commentators recently took the Trump Administration’s cabinet chiefs to task for their lack of relevant experience.
Whether it’s the time it takes to generate a lead, convert a lead, take a listing, show buyers property or close a sale, every aspect of the real estate business has a different cycle time.
Three weeks ago, in a span of 48 hours, the future vision for transportation in Massachusetts changed dramatically.
In a move with potentially significant implications for consumers, realty agents and lenders, the Trump administration has decided not to take legal action against online realty giant Zillow for alleged violations of federal anti-kickback and deceptive-practices rules.
Since at least 1940, parties to construction contracts have been held to high standard of showing “complete and strict performance of all [of the construction contract’s] terms.” This has historically turned otherwise straightforward disputes over payment into battles where the parties could point to any performance failure as a basis to avoid liability.
It’s a problem that has long plagued the lending and real estate industry: how to get more Millennials into the market?
Residents and vendors are finding new ways to enjoy the Rose Kennedy Greenway.
When it comes to the latest politically charged battle over development on Boston’s waterfront, as the immortal Yogi Berra once said, “it’s déjà vu all over again.”
If you’ve got it, don’t piggybank it – borrow against it.
This Week’s Poll
- New Apartment Community Comes to Quincy
- Forbes Ranks HarborOne Bank Best in Massachusetts
- BPDA Approves Seven New Development Projects
- Webster Bank Hires New CIO
- Apartment Community Opens in Beverly