According to analytics firm INRIX, Boston is one of the world’s most congested cities in regards to traffic and currently ranks 14th worst in the world and 7th worst in the United States. The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority and a few private companies are hoping to utilize the region’s waterways and harbor–also known as the … More Boston ferry could launch this September
Always try to meet your landlord face to face. Recently in Denver, CO, a tenant fell victim to a ‘lockbox’ scam. The landlord gave the tenant the combo to the lockbox and asked that she “show herself around.” Once done, he then requested first month’s rent and a security deposit- never to be heard from … More Avoiding Scams as a Tenant
As part of a new transportation strategy that is included in Mayor Walsh’s budget request, eleven of the city’s most complained-about parking violations may see fine increases this summer. Double parking violations would increase from $45 to $75, street cleaning violations would increase from $40 to $90, resident parking violations would increase from $40 to … More Parking ticket hikes to fund transit work in Boston
As a new real estate agent, you may find yourself overwhelmed with prospect of running your own business. Between obtaining new clients, managing listings, and staying in the red you’ve got a lot on your plate. But don’t worry we put together a list of tips to make sure you become the successful agent you … More Top Tips for New Real Estate Agents
As millennials continue to bore into the real estate market, renting has become the mainstay of the younger generation. Inability to save and lack of a strong credit history are key contributors to homeownership rates dropping. If this trend continues the next Generation, Z, will be absolutely forced into renting. RentCafe recently released an incredibly … More The Next Generation of Renters
An aerial gondola system from an elevated platform next to South Station, to the Marine Park in the Seaport District is still being considered by private developers and public officials. If approved, it would be around a mile long and run thirty to fifty feet above Summer Street. The developers, Millennium Partners and Cargo Ventures, … More Boston gondola transportation project
After seeing success in the city of Stockholm where they saw a 22 percent reduction in traffic, New York could become the first city in the United States to implement congestion pricing. If it goes through, motorists driving in and out of the main commercial districts of Manhattan would be charged a fee to do … More Is Congestion Pricing coming to Boston?