Blog :: 01-2018

Check out our latest blog posts below!

102-Unit Housing Community in Lawrence Finally Gets Financing

This week, MassHousing closed on $17.1 million in financing for the construction of a new, 102-unit, affordable housing community in Lawrence.

 

Trinity Financial, Inc., the company whose affiliate was financed by MassHousing, will turn the former Van Brodie Mill into the new mixed-income community near the border of Methuen. The reuse [...]

0 Roslyn Road Newton, MA 02468 - Brand New Construction!

Wonderful New Construction In Waban! This gut-renovation/expansion Colonial has all the bells and whistles including an open floor plan, a Thermador island kitchen with a walk-in pantry, huge first floor family room, 5 bedrooms/ 5 full baths, a full finished second master bedroom suite on the third floor and a large lower level entertainment space.

47 Goddard Street, Newton, MA - Now Under Contract!

This brand new beautiful single family 6-bedrooms/5.5 baths home in Newton Highlands has just gone under contract!  This amazing property of 6,750 sq.ft. was custom-built throughout, and has every new bell and whistle discerning buyers seek, including:

Possible 54-Unit Development for the Brighton/Allston Area

The Boston Real Estate Collaborative has proposed a new 54-unit residential apartment building at 44 N. Beacon St. in the Allston-Brighton neighborhood of Boston. This new construction would include 35 underground parking spaces, 38 apartments, and 16 condominiums, all within walking distance of the Boston Landing station and the MBTA [...]

A Banner Year for Housing

The housing market has an impressive 2017 year, as another $2 trillion was added, bringing the collective total to $31.8 trillion, according to a recent report by a major real estate company. Home values last year increased 6.5 percent and at the fastest pace since [...]

Boston Makes the Shortlist for Amazon's HQ2

 

After months of deliberation, Amazon has narrowed its list of contenders for its second headquarters down from 238 cities to 20.

"Getting from 238 to 20 was very tough - all the proposals showed tremendous enthusiasm and creativity," Holly Sullivan of Amazon Public Policy said in a statement. "Through this process we learned about many new [...]

Cryptocurrency Transactions Rising in Popularity in Real Estate Market

The real estate market is not immune to the increasing popularity of cryptocurrency transactions. As popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin grow in value and the benefits of a secure, coded block-chain transaction gain prevalence, the real estate market is becoming slowly intertwined with the possibility of cryptocurrency-based sales and [...]