This Week’s Paper

California Housing Legislation A Blueprint For Massachusetts

Do we have to let our already messed up real estate market get as crazy as California’s before we take action? That should be the question here in Massachusetts – and in particular on Beacon Hill – following the passage of a sweeping housing reform bill out on the Left Coast....

Allston Station

Allston Station Delay Raises Alarms

The bombshell news that a large public transit hub in Allston planned as part of the Massachusetts Turnpike’s realignment won’t be completed until as late as 2040 is prompting calls for new funding sources to fast-track the project....
As single-family home values continue to soar across the commonwealth, homeowners are quickly building equity and borrowing against it.

Move Aside, HELOCs: New Equity Access Programs Hit The Market

As single-family home values continue to soar across the commonwealth, homeowners are quickly building equity and borrowing against it....
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Community Banks Not Deterred By High CRE Concentrations

Some members of the Federal Open Market Committee in July expressed concern that “smaller banks could be assuming significant risks in efforts to expand their CRE (commercial real estate) lending.”...

Petite, Positive And Powerful

Adrianne Hanley was a professional figure skater, then an interior designer, before becoming a real estate agent a few years ago. Originally from South Africa, she became a U.S. citizen in November. She began her career on the South Shore, but is now branching out into the city ...

Regime Change At CFPB

The first major blow has been dealt to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, with President Donald Trump putting in place his choice for acting director. Presumably, he will also have his choice of permanent replacement as well....

Hot Property: December 12, 2017

With the design of this environment, our team’s primary objective focused on establishing a pedestrian-friendly, transit-oriented destination that connects the community to the Merrimack River, Haverhill’s greatest resource....

Turkey Projects And Tunnel Alternatives

Debate over connecting North and South stations has been lately reignited, with Banker & Tradesman’s own Scott Van Voorhis adding fuel to fire by christening the proposal his “turkey project” of 2017....



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