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Residential Real Estate

Personnel File

Jul 15, 2019 | Reprints

Finance and real estate professionals are making moves and receiving recognition across Massachusetts this week.

HUD DACA Policy Change Adds to Housing Woes

By Lew Sichelman | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jul 14, 2019 | Reprints

The Trump administration has decided the country’s 800,000 “Dreamers” – undocumented immigrants brought here as children but who have grown up here – are no longer eligible for federally insured mortgages, causing consternation and confusion among mortgage lenders.

Finding Opportunity in Philanthropy

By Ryan LaVangie | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jul 14, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

It’s the rare company that has not donated financially toward a community project, but the positive impact a local business can make by contributing in other ways can extend far beyond the occasional novelty check.

The Warren Group Expands Reach with Addition of National Data

The Warren Group Expands Reach with Addition of National Data

Jul 9, 2019 | Reprints

Real estate and mortgage data tracking company The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman, is now offering mortgage data nationally, which will give lending professionals an expanded understanding of where they stand and how they are performing in the national mortgage market.

Climate Activists Back State Real Estate Taxes and Borrowing

Climate Activists Back State Real Estate Taxes and Borrowing

By State House News Service | Jul 9, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

The governor and House speaker each have a similar plan to provide $1 billion over 10 years to help cities and towns prepare for and adjust to climate change, though the speaker wants to borrow the money while the governor is proposing a specific tax increase to fund his program. At a hearing Monday, activists and lawmakers suggested a third option – how about doing both?

Massachusetts Can Use Senior Housing as a Vaccine

By Chrystal Kornegay  | Special to Banker & Tradesman | Jul 7, 2019 | Reprints

If housing instability or a lack of a service-rich environment drives overutilization of the health care system, health care providers should be able to write a prescription for an affordable home, equipped with supportive resident services.

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