Residential Real Estate
Single-family home and condominium sales increased last month as the spring Massachusetts real estate market started to heat up, according to a new report from The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman.
The Massachusetts Association of Realtors has appointed a new leader after a five-and-a-half-month nationwide search.
A developer active in Malden Center’s transformation is teaming up with a real estate fund with plans to acquire $1 billion in apartment properties, including its initial investment in a Boston high-rise.
A new report from commercial real estate site Commercial Cafe has found the 10 best Boston-area suburbs for prospective homebuyers looking for the shortest commutes into Boston.
Outdoor decks with skyline views and dog play areas are popular amenities in new luxury apartment and condominium developments. A 440-unit tower scheduled to open this fall in Boston puts the two together.
State government should approve a three-month delay in payroll taxes needed to fund the new paid family and medical leave program, according to a coalition of business, labor and social justice groups.
The realities of a housing market where affordable homes, condos and apartments are increasingly hard to come by for middle- and low-income residents has prompted numerous proposals on Beacon Hill for spurring housing development. But so far, there’s no consensus.
Renters in Boston and Cambridge were paying twice the national average in April at over $3,000 per month.
The state unemployment rate last month dropped below 3 percent for the first time since December 2000, falling one-tenth of a point to 2.9 percent.
Members of the banking, construction and real estate industries were on the move in recent weeks. See who’s been hired and promoted in this week’s Personnel File.
The long knives are out again for one of American real estate’s oldest and most controversial traditions: requiring home sellers to pay the agents who represent the buyers of their properties.
Members of the banking and real estate industries donated time and money to make their communities better places in recent weeks, from reading to children to building houses with Habitat for Humanity.
An Allston micro-apartment building that’s been used as dormitory space by Boston University and Suffolk University for the last three years has been acquired by a Pennsylvania developer for $75 million.
As the state’s housing crunch rages on, opinion at Tuesday’s hearing on key zoning reform legislation is still split over whether the bill goes far enough to help those most affected by the situation.
Some research suggests rising sea levels and flooding brought by global warming are harming coastal property values. But other climate scientists note shortcomings in the studies, and real estate experts say they simply haven’t seen any ebb in demand for coastal homes.
Frustrated with a recent series of announcements, Boston-area employers are growing impatient with the MBTA and demanding that it consider “bolder solutions,” including farming out capital spending oversight to a new entity.
New York City-based Corigin Real Estate Group has made its first investment in Massachusetts’ multifamily market with the $15 million acquisition of a 66-unit apartment complex developed by Turner Brothers construction.
The general manager of my company recently lost her father-in-law and her family is preparing to sell his home. If you have ever wondered why consumers don’t get your value or challenge you on the commissions you receive, their experience illustrates why this is the case.
A class-action suit against the online realty giant Zillow is moving forward after insider whistleblowers alleged that the company designed its controversial “co-marketing” program to violate federal anti-kickback laws.
Members of the real estate, construction and banking industries gave back to their communities in many ways, including over $15 million in grants.