Let’s do away with real estate broker fees

FOR DECADES, the laws of supply and demand have weighed heavily toward landlords and the 3,000-plus real estate agents scattered across brokerage offices in Allston, Brighton, and Brookline. Historical market conditions have cemented a business model of brokers collecting a payment of one month’s rent from renters and it’s taken a global pandemic to blast […]

For some residents, one home at Naples Reserve isn’t enough

Naples Reserve residents have realized that something special has been created in their South Naples community, developed by iStar and consisting of 688 acres that feature Southern Coastal-inspired attached villa, single-family and custom estate homes. A dozen couples have fallen in love with Naples Reserve so much that they’ve purchased not one but two homes […]

Rent prices keep rising, but here’s how some renters may finally get a break

South Florida’s ever-rising rents can be a pain, but a wave of new apartments may help keep rent prices from skyrocketing, according to a national survey.In a favorable sign for millennials and new arrivals seeking housing, South Florida ranks fourth nationally in 2019 apartment construction, with more than 13,000 new units coming online by year’s […]