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Seaport Crossing Sales; Hub Housing Costs; Bike Feedback

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HUB-WIDE—Find out where buyers in other locales stand against us: "Home buyers in Greater Boston should expect to pay about 22 percent of their income, or $1,380 a month, on mortgage payments. That share is down from the pre-bubble years of 1985 to 2000, but still higher than the national average of 15.1 percent." [Globe]
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SOUTH BOSTON—It's apparently the high rents and the low mortgage rates: "Jay Rooney of William Raveis Realty has 50 buyers interested in 11 market-rate condos at Seaport Crossing in South Boston that aren't on the market yet, and says he will sell out the building in less than 30 days after it's listed."
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BOSTON—Here's a roundup of the city's thinking on bicycling. After all: "Community members are asking for infrastructure to support biking for health, commuting, and recreation. Developers are finding that bicycle amenities are a desired community benefit as well as an attraction for potential tenants." [BRA]