This week in Boston real estate: One Congress and housing costs

This week in Boston real estate: One Congress and housing costs


MA housing costs among nation’s highest compared to wages The minimum wage needed to... read more
Real estate in brief: Investors, interest rates and more

Real estate in brief: Investors, interest rates and more


Investors claim growing share of US home sales Despite still-growing prices that have exceeded... read more
NAR survey adds to bullish case for home sales

NAR survey adds to bullish case for home sales


Optimism struck in the second quarter of 2019 with 73 percent of Americans saying... read more
Fed leaves interest rates unchanged, but is no longer ‘patient’

Fed leaves interest rates unchanged, but is no longer ‘patient’


The Federal Reserve announced June 19 that it would not make changes to targets... read more
Housing starts tick down while building permits increase

Housing starts tick down while building permits increase


Numbers released June 18 by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of... read more
FHFA may act alone to overhaul Fannie and Freddie

FHFA may act alone to overhaul Fannie and Freddie


Newly appointed mortgage finance regulator Mark Calabria has made no secret of his goal... read more
ACE Mentor Program of Greater Boston Networking Event — 5.23.19

ACE Mentor Program of Greater Boston Networking Event — 5.23.19


ACE Mentor Program of Greater Boston held its 9th annual networking event on Thursday,... read more
5 unexpected ways real estate agents can use chatbots

5 unexpected ways real estate agents can use chatbots


Back when chatbots first gained traction in 2016, most people thought they’d never engage... read more
Lender sentiment turns positive as low rates spur demand

Lender sentiment turns positive as low rates spur demand


The trend toward lower mortgage rates doesn’t appear to be a short-lived phenomenon, and... read more
Mortgage update: This week’s rates and application activity

Mortgage update: This week’s rates and application activity


Weekly mortgage applications rise most in four years The number of mortgage applications filed... read more