Guaranteed Rate’s Shant Banosian shatters record, topping $1B in loans

Guaranteed Rate’s Shant Banosian shatters record, topping $1B in loans


It’s a record-breaking year for a lender that's accustomed to breaking records. Congratulations to Shant Banosian for funding over $1 billion home loans in under a year. read more
Single-family construction up, multi-family construction down

Single-family construction up, multi-family construction down


The latest New Residential Construction report points to builder momentum, though supply-side challenges linger. read more
RE/MAX: Boston median home sales price up 11.3% from 2019

RE/MAX: Boston median home sales price up 11.3% from 2019


Home sales across the nation were up 4.3% year over year, making it the third best month for home sales in the 13-year history of the report. read more
NAR to White House: What about the landlords?

NAR to White House: What about the landlords?


National Association of Realtors President Vince Malta met with White House officials yesterday to press for emergency rental assistance to go directly to landlords whose tenants cannot pay their rent. read more
Mortgage applications down slightly as some consumers wait for another rate drop

Mortgage applications down slightly as some consumers wait for another rate drop


A new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association shows a slight drop in mortgage application volume amid expectations of further mortgage rate reductions. read more
Staying safe on social media

Staying safe on social media


The National Association of Realtors and the Massachusetts Association of Realtors are encouraging agents to take a closer look at their social media presence for Realtor Safety Month. read more
Wallethub: Massachusetts has among the most COVID-19 restrictions in the nation

Wallethub: Massachusetts has among the most COVID-19 restrictions in the nation


A new report from the financial website Wallethub ranks each state on COVID-19 restrictions. read more
Sluggish rent growth shows signs of steadying

Sluggish rent growth shows signs of steadying


July rent price increases in lower-priced rentals far exceeded other price levels, according to a new report from CoreLogic. read more
Real Estrange: If walls could talk

Real Estrange: If walls could talk


Maxine Davis Phillips and Steve Phillips spent $32 million renovating the Georgian-style home, which is on the grounds of a former stop on the underground railroad and later served as home to a group of Franciscan friars. read more
iBuyer activity down 88% in Q2

iBuyer activity down 88% in Q2


The biggest players in the iBuyer market closed up shop at the beginning of the pandemic, and a new report shows the numbers. read more