Sixty-eight percent of local Millennials said owning a home is a top priority, according to Bank of America’s recent Homebuyer Insights Report.
Millennials are finally buying homes and applying for mortgages, with 23 percent of all newly originated mortgage dollars attributed to that generation.
Earlier this month, organizations and stakeholders from across the finance ecosystem came together for Boston Fintech Week, a volunteer-led, grassroots effort that put together 35 free events in Downtown Boston.
The day we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived: Millennials are starting to buy homes.
Nearly 30 percent of Millennials are tapping into their retirement savings for down payments, according to a new report from Down Payment Resource.
Jeremy Fried was ready for a career change while building on his experience as a commercial broker in the Boston suburban markets.
Drive around the city of Framingham these days, and you will see common sites – construction cranes, new residential construction, infrastructure investments and revitalized commercial space.
While the current housing debt remains relatively flat to the prerecession numbers, the nonhousing debt has grown 31 percent in the last 10 years. The larger concern is that two-thirds of that debt, or $2.21 trillion, is unsecured. Another crisis potentially looms with no collateral to assist in a recovery.
Jessica Curtis helps small restaurant groups make the leap to the national stage.
As the head of residential lending at Leader Bank from 2010 to 2015, Patrick Boyaggi was responsible for close to 30,000 transactions worth over $11 million.
Savvy commercial real estate investors love a bargain and discounts abound on the Route 495 belt, where sprawling former tech campuses can sell for the price of a luxury condominium in Boston.
With unemployment at very low levels on the North Shore and throughout Greater Boston, companies are looking for ways to enhance their facilities or even relocate in an effort to recruit and maintain talent.
Millennials named Dylan are buying far more homes than Gen-Xers named Kurt, according to an analysis of first names of homebuyers in 2017 from ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2018 housing report.
If the blogosphere is to be believed, the Millennial generation is comprised of lazy, selfish, unfocused nitwits addicted to their smartphones.
Have you heard? Fire is hot; water is wet; and the gulf between the old guard and the new recruits is wide.
Numerous articles have been written proclaiming that it’s cheaper to rent than to buy, that today’s high prices are preventing first-time buyers from purchasing, and that Millennials aren’t nearly as motivated to purchase homes as the Baby Boomers were. The next time you hear one of these
The Boston metro region has a lot to recommend it. The economy is thriving, neighborhoods are revitalizing and, despite the natives’ predilection for complaint, the weather isn’t actually that bad.
Anxiety about having enough money for a down payment is one of the factors keeping Millennial renters from buying a home, according to a new national survey by LoanDepot cited in the September 2017 Down Payment Report.
The explosion of fintech has credit cards declining and personal loans trending.
For a generation that often prefers technology, it looks like some things still remain personal.