Cambridge imposes restrictions on AirBNB rentals

Most of the focus on AirBNB stems from the money lost from a lack of taxation, an estimated $15 million from around 592,000 guests in Massachusetts last year. However, while other lodging establishments need to adhere to a strict set of municipal regulations, the owner of a unit on AirBNB currently does not. State Representative … More Cambridge imposes restrictions on AirBNB rentals

Renting & Buying with the “Walk Score” in Mind

The “Walk Score” is a procedurally generated number assigned to addresses to determine their specific walkability.  The true value in this number is that the higher it is, the less likely you will need a car to comfortably live.  The “Walk Score” calculates the distances to certain amenities that most renters and buyers look for; … More Renting & Buying with the “Walk Score” in Mind

New Brightline Rail connects South Florida

Brightline Rail Service, connecting Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, will soon launch and offer discounted rates for its first few trips. The tentative first runs will begin in late summer with full service opening up in early autumn. Ride ticket prices have not been announced, but CEO Dave Howard stated that it is, … More New Brightline Rail connects South Florida

Recycling old buildings keeps Philly’s character intact

“Repurposed, remodeled, and revamped.” These words are being used more and more in the construction boom that Philadelphia is currently experiencing. Every week there seem to be new restoration and renewal projects proposed, or announced, in what are currently just dilapidated or un-used buildings. What has been fantastic to watch is the effort and time … More Recycling old buildings keeps Philly’s character intact