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Treasury Proposes New Regulations for Residential Real Estate Transactions

By Erik Sherman  Anti-money laundering has become an ongoing topic for the Biden administration. The latest round of reports focuses in part on real estate. As a result, the Treasury Department has proposed new rules that would government CRE transactions. The report addressed real estate as part of a luxury and high-value goods category. “Money laundering through real estate can […]

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Investors of All Stripes Continue to Bet on Build-to-Rent Projects

Susan Piperato  Even in the midst of the broader troubled commercial real estate market, the single-family rental (SFR) sector has continued to expand driven by a surge of build-to-rent (BTR) projects which have set new records in the deliveries of new homes. While the SFR sector was built first through acquisition, real estate investment managers in the space have not been […]

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Healey wants more housing. But how hard will she push communities to approve it?

By Andrew Brinker Globe Correspondent,Updated March 2, 2023, 6:25 p.m Ever since word spread through Braintree of a 495-unit apartment complex proposed at the South Shore Plaza, an organized opposition campaign has been ramping up. Lawn signs decrying the “monster project” are appearing around town, and some residents are urging the Planning Board to deny the […]

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New Energy Retrofits for Multifamily Homes

In what is excellent news for the Bay State from both an economic and environmental standpoint, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center recently made an offer of $1 million to support energy-efficient retrofits for affordable multifamily housing developments. The MassCEC was created in 2008 for this exact purpose. They aim to accelerate the Commonwealth’s clean energy […]

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Record 1st Quarter for Condo Market

If you’re looking to purchase a luxury condominium in the heart of Boston, chances are you’re not alone. The median price of a downtown condominium in Boston has reached an all-time high for the first quarter, rising to $537,000 for one unit, up 7% from last year’s first quarter when the median price was $500,000. […]

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