Residential Real Estate

NAR Votes to Cracks Down on Pocket Listings

NAR Votes to Cracks Down on Pocket Listings

By James Sanna | Nov 13, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

The National Association of Realtors’ board on Tuesday voted on a measure intended to crack down on the practice of “pocket listings,” where a real estate agent declines to list a sale on a multiple listings service, and instead markets the sale within a separate, informal network of brokers or others.

Personnel File

Personnel File

Nov 11, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Members of the banking and real estate industries were on the move in recent weeks. See who’s been hired and promoted in this week’s Personnel File.

Accessory Units Gain Traction Nationwide

By Lew Sichelman | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Nov 10, 2019 | Reprints

Today, proponents of accessory units believe they will help ease housing shortages by expanding the options for people of all ages. Now, many communities throughout the country have been relaxing their restrictions against ADUs, or outright encouraging them.

We Need Bold Leadership to Face Our Housing Crisis

By Molly Goodman, Beyazmin Jimenez and Jacob Oppenheim | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Nov 10, 2019 | Reprints

It’s not clear that Boston’s leadership has yet to take into account how much of our city is at stake if we do not make bold changes in housing policy, now.

Hub on Causeway Completes Latest Phase

Hub on Causeway Completes Latest Phase

Nov 7, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

As construction continues on its signature 31-story office tower, developers commemorated the completion of The Hub on Causeway’s second phase including a boutique hotel, supermarket, apartment tower and new fan amenities at the TD Garden.

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