If you’re one of the millions of Americans who are self-employed or earn money on the side through freelance, contract or “gig” work, you may know the drill firsthand: Applying for a mortgage can be an intrusive ordeal.
Gov. Charlie Baker’s plan to raise fares on T riders is unfair while drivers and Uber or Lyft users who benefit from the system’s existence aren’t charged a penny, but it also wastes an opportunity to fix congestion caused by ride-hailing apps.
In the 40 years since we were established by an act of the legislature, Massachusetts and the community development sector have changed tremendously, and so has CEDAC.
Beware of a business model that involves betting the house – or, in this case, the office tower – on the ability to push already sky-high rents ever higher, year after year, recessions be damned.
Even if your home is not a dazzling palazzo on a hill, the secret is out: Though it’s highly unlikely, your Zillow page can be hacked and stolen by online troublemakers.
Attention passengers. Please be advised the MBTA is planning a 6.3 percent increase in the quality of its service.
Even though there is much to fix in the world we are leaving to our children and our grandchildren, I remain optimistic. If there ever were a time in history for the design professions to step up, it is now.
While embracing these promising technologies is essential to staying current with clients, understanding the limitations of these new platforms must also be considered when helping clients determine the best path forward when it comes to buying or selling a home.
If Massachusetts wants to maintain its reputation as a great place to live, and as a global leader with a dynamic economy, our transportation infrastructure must improve to keep pace with our growing needs.
With a glut of luxury apartments coming online, expect some unique sweeteners in leases this year.
It’s a real estate and social barometer that doesn’t get a lot of publicity, but it’s important: More Americans are paying their mortgages on time today than they have in nearly two decades
Testimonials and quotations from focus groups, surveys, evaluations or other written documentation is not a substitute for interpersonal contact and the ability to learn directly from a human being with thoughts, emotions, experience, opinions, perspectives and stories.
Boston’s high-flying luxury apartment market is surely headed for a landing of some sort. The only question now is what just exactly what kind of landing it will be.
Massachusetts’ housing crisis has finally reached the point where nearly everyone is willing to support taking the first step to resolve it.
While we wish January’s home sales statistics could offer better news in the depths of this slushy winter, this week’s issue of Banker & Tradesman comes bearing bad news for homebuyers.
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?