Scott Van Voorhis

A veteran financial journalist, Scott Van Voorhis has over two decades of experience as a Boston-based reporter and writer, covering a wide range of business sectors, from homes sales and real estate development to the financial services, high tech and casino gambling sectors.

Scott launched V2 Content Solutions, a business writing and content provider service, in 2008. He currently writes about residential real estate for Boston.com, covers construction issues for Engineering News-Record, and produces a weekly column on local business trends for Banker & Tradesman. Additionally, Scott reports on casino regulatory trends in the Northeast for the London-based trade website GamblingCompliance.com and on digital currency oversight for Payments Compliance, a sister publication. He also provides blogs, white papers and other editorial services for a range of clients, including the Urban Land Institute.

Previously, Scott was a business reporter at the Boston Herald for eight years, during which he was recognized by the New England Associated Press News Executives Association for his reporting on the subprime mortgage market meltdown as well as the landmark, $700 million-plus sale of the Boston Red Sox. Prior to his work at the Herald, he served as senior reporter at the Boston Business Journal, a staff writer for Banker & Tradesman, and a reporter for The Eagle-Tribune and the Haverhill Gazette, a pair of daily newspapers in Boston’s suburbs. 

Scott has a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and an undergraduate degree in English from the University of Massachusetts Boston. He lives in Natick, Massachusetts, with his wife and three children.

He currently blogs daily on residential real estate for Boston.com, writes the Forever 128 column for the Globe West section of the The Boston Globe, and produces a weekly column on local business trends for Banker & Tradesman. Additionally Scott reports on the casino and gaming trends in the Northeast for the London-based trade website GamblingCompliance.com. He also provides a range of corporate writing services, from white papers to blogs. Other clients have included Mass Insight, State Street Bank, and the University of Massachusetts.

He currently blogs daily on residential real estate for Boston.com, writes the Forever 128 column for the Globe West section of the The Boston Globe, and produces a weekly column on local business trends for Banker & Tradesman. Additionally Scott reports on the casino and gaming trends in the Northeast for the London-based trade website GamblingCompliance.com. He also provides a range of corporate writing services, from white papers to blogs. Other clients have included Mass Insight, State Street Bank, and the University of Massachusetts.

Recent Articles By The Author

Are Starter Homes Still Worth It?

Are Starter Homes Still Worth It?

The starter home has long been a feature of the American Dream. But as the prices of these modest homes soar amid a chronic housing shortage, some are questioning whether buyers would be better off going for something bigger that will keep them happier longer.

How Much Do Accountants and CPAs Make?

How Much Do Accountants and CPAs Make?

Accounting has gotten a bad rap over the years. In fact, an accounting degree, and better yet, a CPA, can pave the way to a well-paying and interesting career at a range of industries and companies.

How to Start Saving for a Down Payment for Your Home

How to Start Saving for a Down Payment for Your Home

Saving up for a down payment is tougher than ever as home prices rise faster than wages. But buyers are meeting the challenge through old-fashioned saving while also tapping into new and creative sources of financial help.

Lifestyle Habits of Millionaires That Everyone Should Adopt

Lifestyle Habits of Millionaires That Everyone Should Adopt

It takes more than smarts to become a millionaire. The wealthy got that way in part because of their daily habits, which include working out, reading for knowledge, and setting big goals and staying focused, experts on the rich say.

Communal Living for Millennials

Communal Living for Millennials

Millennials are flocking to cities like New York, San Francisco and Austin for jobs. But too often they are arriving to find sky-high rents that have put one-bedrooms and even studios out of reach. Enter a wave of start-ups that pair people with roommates.

What's In and What's Out in Home Renovations

What's In and What's Out in Home Renovations

If you want to sell your home, it may be time to start remodeling it. Tuscan-style decor, popular a decade ago, is out. But mid-century modern, inspired by 'Madmen,' is in.

Into Homes and Like Real Estate? Become an Agent

Into Homes and Like Real Estate? Become an Agent

Getting licensed is just the first step. Establishing yourself as a successful agent is the harder part.

No-Money-Down Mortgages Are Making a Comeback

No-Money-Down Mortgages Are Making a Comeback

As home prices rise, saving up thousands -- or even tens of thousands of dollars -- for a down payment has become an increasing challenge for many buyers. Lenders are responding.

There Aren't Enough Homes for Sale in the U.S.

There Aren't Enough Homes for Sale in the U.S.

With homes for sale at an all-time low, brokers are urging buyers to get creative in order to land a home.

Will You Make More Money With a Certificate or a Degree?

Will You Make More Money With a Certificate or a Degree?

An increasing number of universities are now offering certificate graduate programs where you can show your mastery of a particular business skill, or use toward earning a full degree.