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Associate Professor and Department Chair of Public Policy and Public Affairs Michael Johnson is quoted in this article on investors who are using low real estate prices to buy thousands of homes to fix up and sell for a profit.
Buyers with deep pockets want properties as rentals
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We think this is a huge opportunity and we are going to treat it like a factory and create a production line to do this.
-- Colin Wiel, WAYPOINT CO-FOUNDER
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — At least 20 times a day, Alan Hladik walks into a fixer-upper and tries to figure out if it is worth buying.
As an inspector for Waypoint Real Estate Group, Hladik takes about 20 minutes to walk through each home, noting worn ...
Despite a strong start from Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren, a UMass-Boston political science professor says it won?t be easy to unseat incumbent Republican Sen. Scott Brown.
Weymouth resident Paul Watanabe also weighed in on the lingering resonance of the Kennedy name ? and how it could both help and hurt congressional hopeful Joseph Kennedy III ? as well as the effects of redistricting on the South Shore.
Pick up a print copy of tomorrow?s Patriot Ledger for an interview with ...
1) Newsbit of the Day: Look for a public hearing on four proposed zoning changes on the town warrant. The hearing is tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 23. The location has yet to be decided. The changes include two Planning Board-sponsored items and two petition articles. We will preview them on the Patch.
2) Swampscott Scholars: Swampscott's Yury Yakushevich made the Fall 2011 Dean's List at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, which has an undergraduate enrollment of more than ...
William Brah, director of the Venture Development Center, is quoted in this article on the VDC and Medford-based company 4s3 Bioscience, which recently raised $20 million in funding and uses space in the VDC.
Assistant Professor of Management Suhaib Riaz coauthored this article on why the occupy movement has not spread to India and what businesses in the developed world could learn from India.
PLYMOUTH – Each Wednesday morning in April, Pilgrim Hall Museum, at 75 Court St., will feature lectures inspired by the “Written, Printed and Drawn: Rarities from Plymouth’s Past” exhibit. Each program will last about an hour, including time for questions. The series is sponsored by Plymouth Industrial Development Corporation. Enjoy coffee at 9:30 a.m.; lectures begin at 10 a.m. Residents of Plymouth are admitted free. For nonresidents: $8 adults, $6 seniors (62-plus) and AAA members, $5 ...
Licensed to Tufts University HY-TEK's Meet Manager Snowflake Classic - 4/2/2011 4/2/2011 Results Event 2 Men 100 Meter Dash ======================================================================== Name Year School Prelims Wind H# ======================================================================== Preliminaries 1 Kennedy, David GBTC 11.07q NWI 3 2 Miklovich, Ben Wheaton (Mas 11.10q NWI 5 3 Mensah, Felix Bridgewater 11.38q NWI 1 4 Arcari, Anthony Merrimack 11.47q NWI 9 5 Sharnick, Garrett ...
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Sophomore left-hander Anthony Marzi allowed just one run one on two hits in seven innings to move to 2-4 on the season as the UConn baseball team defeated Seton Hall 7-1 in the series finale in Storrs on Sunday. Earlier Sunday, the Pirates defeated the Huskies 10-6 in a game that started Friday night before being suspended because of darkness. UConn improved to 14-12 on the season and 5-1 in the big East. ... Quinnipiac lost to Central Connecticut State 13-7 ...
1) Newsbit of the Day: Cap'n Jack's Inn demolition could start as early as today, according to Drew Crotty of Jemp-Marc Security, who organized the Humphrey Street buildings' clean out. The demo-preparation work went faster than expected, and, at the latest, the demo will start on Tuesday, he said.
2) Swampscott Scholars: Swampscott's Nicole Raustad made the Fall 2011 Dean's List at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, which has an undergraduate enrollment of more than 11,000 ...