Today’s real estate stories of relevance:
Conspicuous construction – by Douglas Belkin, The Boston Globe. Rich people spend lots of money renovating and/or building new homes. The rest of us are happy. Real happy.
City Hall eyes $10 million tax break for Winn – by Scott Van Voorhis, The Boston Herald. Arthur Winn & company (the group behind the Columbus Center project, between the South End and Back Bay) request tax breaks from city, state & federal government, including money set aside to "spur development in depressed areas".
Hub families losing: Most homes not affordable – by Jay Fitzgerald, The Boston Herald. Housing is expensive in Boston. Well, at least according to this study, it is.