Residential Real Estate
This week’s Community Good Works highlights credit unions and banks who have donated to many causes, especially to those who were affected by the Merrimack Valley gas explosions.
Boston-based Samuels & Assoc. is joining the development team for Washington Village, a $400 million multifamily project at 235 Old Colony Ave. in South Boston that’s yet to break ground since gaining final approvals in 2016.
Boston-based Leggat McCall Properties has broken ground on The Smith, which will add 650 residential units in Boston’s South End as part of a continuing multifamily and commercial development boom.
A controversial multifamily development on Newton’s city-owned Austin Street parking lot has obtained $30.2 million in construction and permanent financing.
Updated plans for further development at Charlestown’s fully leased Hood Park include a hotel, 200 housing units, along with office and lab space that could house up to 3,500 jobs.
Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday afternoon declared a state of emergency in the wake of a series of gas fires and explosions in the Merrimack Valley, handing over control of the response to Eversource in place of the local utility that Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera said had been “hiding from the problem.”
A relatively small group of NIMBY homeowners has paralyzed the housing market in the suburbs of Boston, choking off new construction and driving up prices and rents.
In an era when you can find almost anything you want to know online about real estate – the estimated market value of a house, the rankings of neighborhood schools, crime rates, walkability and much more – there’s one important subject that’s difficult for consumers to check out: Ethics infractions by local Realtors, including agents you might want to hire to list your house or help you buy.
After 64 years at the helm of one of Boston’s most successful real estate empires, Harold Brown is stepping down as chairman of The Hamilton Co.
This week’s Community Good Works features banks and credit unions giving back to their communities through volunteer work, donations and events.
Newly filed redevelopment plans for the Motor Mart Garage property in Boston call for a 20-story tower containing 306 apartments and condominiums, and a steep decrease in parking capacity.
Here’s some promising news for self-employed entrepreneurs, “gig” economy workers and small business owners: There’s a bipartisan push underway on Capitol Hill to make the home mortgage process a lot easier.
The former manager of a Massachusetts apartment complex for low-income tenants has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $8,000 from four residents and $40,000 from the owners.
New Bedford and Fall River are ranked at the bottom of WalletHub’s newest ranking of real estate markets in the country. Out of 300 cities, Fall River ranked 287, New Bedford ranked 288 and Brockton ranked 276.
The day we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived: Millennials are starting to buy homes.
Is it easier today for homebuyers with a high debt ratio and sub-par credit scores to qualify for a mortgage than it’s been in years?
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection has issued an interpretive and procedural rule to implement and clarify section 104(a) of the Economic, Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act.
With the fate of an Airbnb taxation bill still in limbo, new data from the online home and apartment rental website reveals that Massachusetts may have left at least $2.28 million in tax revenue on the table this summer season from rentals just on the Cape and Islands.
Australian developer Lendlease is teaming up with a pension fund with plans for a $2 billion develop-and-hold multifamily pipeline in Boston and four other high-priced U.S. real estate markets.
Developer Gerding Edlen has sold its 378-unit Troy Boston apartment tower in Boston’s South End for $216.1 million, or nearly $572,000 per unit, to Equity Residential.
This Week’s Poll
- Former Bowling Alley Sold in Malden
- Weston Property Owner to Pay $40K for Illegal Destruction of Protected Wetlands
- Rhode Island Man Charged in Million-Dollar Embezzlement Scheme
- Longtime CEO and President of StonehamBank to Retire; Successors Announced
- Marlborough Business Owner Sentenced for Bank Fraud