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Developing Boston’s Waterfront with a Long View

Developing Boston’s Waterfront with a Long View

By Nicholas Iselin | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jun 23, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Rather than walling off the site in the face of climate change risks, waterfront developers should consider how the neighborhood and residents alike can interact with the waterfront, and how the site fits in with the broader neighborhood.

Feng Shui Your Way to More Sales

By Bernice Ross | Special To Banker & Tradesman | Jun 23, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

When I worked in Southern California, it was common for luxury agents and their clients to use the services of a feng shui expert to assist in staging a listing or to help them locate the best property to purchase.

Economy Puts Upward Pressure on Multifamily Investment Sale Prices

Economy Puts Upward Pressure on Multifamily Investment Sale Prices

By Chris Paneuf and Adam Dunn | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jun 23, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Even though capital markets remain liquid, there continues to be significant interest in multi-housing across the entire United States. And more capital is moving towards the Greater Boston market since the multifamily fundamentals are outpacing other primary markets in the U.S.

Can You Afford to Sell?

By Lew Sichelman | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jun 16, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

In most real estate transactions, the focus is on the purchaser and whether he or she can afford to buy the property. But there is another, equally important question: Can the seller afford to sell?

This is ‘Who we R®’

By Anne Meczywor | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jun 16, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Here are the Massachusetts Association of Realtors 2019-2020 legislative priorities that we advocated for at our 34th Annual Margaret C. Carlson Realtor Day on Beacon Hill on June 12. 

Banking on the Right Location

Banking on the Right Location

By Jay Nuss | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jun 9, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

While online services are becoming a core component of any bank’s offering, smaller, community-focused branches have a place in any expansion strategy.

Of Construction Miscues and Mishaps

By Lew Sichelman | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jun 9, 2019 | Reprints

Homebuyers who expect their newly built castles to be flawless masterpieces are only fooling themselves: The perfect, zero-defect house has yet to be built. But every builder has a whopper of a story about a big mistake.

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