Employee workarounds to company-established channels of communication and storage of sensitive information are shifting away from mere contractual bickering and becoming actual legal risks.
When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was enacted in December 2017, some predicted that an unknown provision creating so-called “Opportunity Zones” could be one of the most popular aspects of tax reform.
General Electric’s insistence that its Boston headquarters is here to stay rings a bit hollow right now.
The inspector in your transaction calls out issues with the roof. Do you try to persuade the sellers to handle the repairs before the transaction closes or do you issue the buyers a credit and let them handle it?
When you type in a home’s street address to obtain an online valuation from the two biggest players in the field – Zillow’s Zestimate or Redfin’s Estimate tools – how good is what you get?
Can they really be so dumb to truly believe what they are saying? Or is this just simply more nonsensical happy talk on part of our local pols? That was my reaction upon hearing early last week that Gov. Charlie Baker, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and other local political leaders are leaving the “door open”
Are senior homeowners preventing Millennials from buying houses? Could the decisions of millions of older owners to “age in place” rather than sell their homes explain why Millennials are lagging behind in homeownership?
What’s beyond Worcester? Would-be homebuyers are finding out.
As an increasing number of banking institutions open new branch offices to accommodate the needs of customers, the necessity of cost and time-effective construction is paramount.
Trends evident in The Warren Group’s 2018 home sale data and a new report saying Boston has the worst rush hour traffic in the country are more closely tied than they may seem.
Just five cities accounted for 45.7 percent of all loans to black borrowers in Massachusetts in 2017. Black borrowers received no home-purchase loans in 129 of the state’s 351 cities and towns and only a single loan in 50 communities.
Urban areas across the country are fighting the problem of prohibitively high housing prices and lack of supply. With cities becoming people magnets in the 21st century, even middle-sized communities like Minneapolis, Minnesota, are facing the problem.
As a community we need to change the way we think about affordable housing. In fact, we might consider renaming affordable housing and rebranding it for what it is here in the Boston area, workforce housing.
I believe our industry’s current focus on technology and being agent-centric is misguided, especially when it fails to make the customer experience paramount.
About 54,000 mortgage borrowers recently had their financial data exposed to identity thieves trolling around on the Internet. Borrowers had no hint that they were vulnerable, and many may still not know that a breach occurred.
The crazy run-up in real estate values that is steadily driving middle- and lower-income families out South Boston will only intensify if the 1,300 new condominiums and apartments proposed for the old Edison site are sacrificed at the behest of anti-development cranks and housing haters.
When your office moves a few blocks north, you cross an invisible line that pulls you to the North Shore.
The crowds waiting for Commuter Rail trains after Tuesday’s rally prove industry leaders should be paying close attention to the MBTA’s efforts to map out a future for the suburban system.
Greater Boston’s life science hub has outgrown its birthplace in Kendall Square/East Cambridge. Today, the area boasts a 0 percent direct vacancy rate for Class A laboratory space and rental rates approaching $100 per square foot, triple net.
Creating a new neighborhood and economic district in Boston is achievable, under a proposal to reconstruct parts of the Massachusetts Turnpike and Soldiers Field Road in Allston.