Tips for Apartment Renters
Even though rents have stabilized in some markets, and even dropped a bit in others, many tenants either don’t make enough money to pay what landlords are asking or don’t meet the credit qualifications.
Quit Your Whining About the MBTA
I don’t know about you. But I am fed up – and I mean fed up! – with all the negativity in the local media about the world’s greatest transportation system.
Remodeling ROI Not Always Great
Hopefully, owners who chose to remodel their bathrooms are enjoying their new spa-like retreats. If they were hoping to sell their homes for more, they likely won’t come out ahead.
Is This Another Crash in the Making?
It’s getting harder to write off two recent bank failures as outliers. But it’s unclear if that means it’s 2008 all over again or events are rhyming with a different financial crisis.
Accusations Sow Doubt About Return-to-Office Data
Two of the region’s largest owners of office buildings and towers have a bone to pick with Kastle, the company which tracks office building occupancy, saying it’s reporting overly pessimistic data.
Other States’ Listings Services Stick with Old Tech
Whether old-fashioned or tech-savvy, though, some agents are being held back from the best, newest versions of their greatest tool: their local multiple listing service, or MLS.
Full Floors of Fun at Boston Towers
Hundreds of millions of dollars of renovation and repositioning projects planned downtown could leave Boston’s best office towers stronger than ever despite office market upheaval.
Fraud, Fraud, Everywhere Fraud
While late-night TV scams and robocall schemes are coming under increased scrutiny by state and federal officials, new real estate-related swindles continue to come to light.
Loan Comparison Sites Not All Fair
Uncle Sam’s chief financial watchdog agency has fired a warning shot across the bow of consumer-facing comparison sites and mobile apps that steer consumers to the lenders that pay the sites the most.
What Do North End Restaurants and Development Fees Have in Common?
What does Boston Mayor Michelle Wu’s decision to ban outdoor dining in the North End have to do with her increasingly controversial real estate policies? More than you might think.