I applaud Gov. Charlie Baker for proposing $1 billion in new funding for new rental and homeownership opportunities. At the same time, we also must seize this opportunity to invest in our existing housing stock to make it more affordable.
For the next 60-odd days, some homebuyers have an unusual opportunity to find financing at a tad lower cost.
When it comes to combatting ever more expensive housing prices and rents, Boston mayors have pretty much drawn from the same playbook over the past quarter-century. Whether that strategy is actually working is a matter of much debate.
There’s one downside to the seeming end of the Boston office market’s slide.
When operating a commercial building, whether offices, apartments or something else, a sudden, massive capital expense is the last thing anyone needs. But many class B and C building owners in Boston will find themselves in that situation as the city tightens the screws on carbon emissions.
Lenders should combine technology with a human-centric approach to build lifelong relationships. Aim to create a relationship with your customer like the one they share with their primary physician.
Digital signatures have made signing the reams of transaction paperwork virtually painless. The ease of signing digitally, however, has created a whole set of different issues that agents, brokers, and lenders must monitor in order to keep their documents secure.
Thanks to a slew of uncertainties nobody can claim with certainty the future of the mortgage market over the next 12 months. But there are trends and developments that give us some good indications of what to expect.
International standard setting bodies are taking a similarly wary position with respect to cryptocurrency. Up to now, however, the United States has been slower to act with respect to cryptocurrency regulation.
The fact that even the economy’s high priests cannot conduct themselves without creating the appearance of corruption shows a simple review of the Fed’s ethics guidelines will not be enough.
The gap between Greater Boston and the rest of the state is a microcosm of what has happened across the United States over the past 40 years with Boston sucking in the talent and investment.
Although benign-sounding, the two bills would literally destroy rental housing through their provisions for “small amounts of demolition,” among other draconian measures.
What do you do as a developer confronted with a thorny infrastructure problem underneath your planned Fort Point life science project? Go big or go home!
Companies with lab needs can pay higher land costs than housing developers, and a combination of factors has intensified the competition for developable land in the Greater Boston area.
The number of houses for sale is beginning to increase, bidding wars are not as prevalent, and the housing sector is moving into what are normally the slower fall and winter months. So, sellers need to be doing more to attract the attention of would-be buyers.
Based on input from the business community, Boston’s new requirements for carbon neutrality in the city’s commercial buildings are clearer and more achievable. But hard work remains to make BERDO 2.0 succeed.
Fall selling season is upon us. To maximize your production for the rest of 2021, carefully targeting how you spend your marketing dollars is crucial.
Amazon should be shelling out the big dollars in order to win approval for its distribution centers, not the other way around.
Gov. Charlie Baker may not have made it to the Met Gala this year, but that doesn’t mean he’s not trying to make a statement with fashion.
Nowhere is this criminal enterprise more prominent than in real estate, both residential and commercial. And a new report says America has become a “safe haven” for this kind of money laundering.