Residential Real Estate

Homeowners Stunned By Oil Tank Liabilities

Homeowners Stunned By Oil Tank Liabilities

A law that took effect in 2010 required insurers’ to make coverage available for heating oil spills, provided that the homeowner meets prescribed guidelines around the upkeep of the tank. But lawmakers say next to no homeowners know insurance is available for costs that can easily run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Single-Family Home Sales Kept Sliding in September

Single-Family Home Sales Kept Sliding in September

As inventory levels across Massachusetts continued to shrink, the median sale price for both single-family homes and condominiums climbed in September on a year-over-year basis, according to a new report from The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman.

Is Anyone Reading Their Documents Before E-Signing?

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.

Allston Labs, Doyle’s Redevelopment Approved by BPDA

Allston Labs, Doyle’s Redevelopment Approved by BPDA

New developments will bring a major life science presence to Lower Allston, a 1 million-square-foot expansion of Massachusetts General Hospital and a next chapter for an iconic Jamaica Plain gathering spot under approvals by Boston Planning & Development Agency officials.

New Tenant Right-to-Purchase Bill Heard on Beacon Hill

New Tenant Right-to-Purchase Bill Heard on Beacon Hill

After Gov. Charlie Baker vetoed the state legislature’s previous attempt last year to guarantee apartment tenants the right to purchase the building they’re living in, senators and representatives are back with a revised bill they say addresses some industry concerns.

Secure Winter Curb Appeal, From the Top Down

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.

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