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Boston Families Pay $8,000 More to Live in the City Over the Suburbs

Nowadays, it’s no secret that city living comes at a premium—and that’s especially true for urbanites with children in tow. A new report from real […]

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Best Places to Live in Boston 2017

Starting out? Moving up? Downsizing? Here’s how to stay sane in a cutthroat seller’s market.

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Best Places to Live North of Boston

Top of Its Class: Home values rose by 12% in Winchester from 2015 to 2016, but the bigger news was the new high school. Plenty […]

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Best Places to Live West of Boston

Living Large: The median monthly owner costs for Wellesley residents with a mortgage is 81% higher than the state median. The western suburbs are about […]

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Best Places to Live South of Boston

Market Values: Get some bang for your housing buck in swanky Hingham, where property taxes remain relatively low. Tides are changing on the South Shore, […]

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This Spring, All Signs Point to a Seller’s Market in Eastern Massachusetts

Inventory Is Low 53,661 Number of single-family homes added to the market in 2016 ↓ 3.3% from 2015 23,485 Number of condominiums added to the […]

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How to Get the Best Deal on a House in a Seller’s Market

Know Your Pro “Team up with a true expert who has a solid reputation in the marketplace you’re looking in,” says Neda Vander Stoep, a […]

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Four Hot New Condo Developments for the Die-Hard Urbanite

Port45 Starting at: $935,000 for two bedrooms Ready in: Winter 2018 GE’s new hires will appreciate the high-tech abodes inside Port45, a 105-unit residence set […]

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From Mansions to Condos, Here’s What You Can Buy in Melrose

You can stretch your dollar relatively far if you’re willing to buy a sizable property in Melrose. A new report by real estate analytics firm […]

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These Are the Most Expensive Zip Codes in Massachusetts

UPDATE, March 9: Property Shark’s analysis had a technical glitch—initially, Middlesex County zip codes were not included on the list. The chart has been updated […]

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Here’s What Your Money Buys You in Watertown

The next time you find yourself complaining about housing costs in the city, consider peeking at a few of the immediate suburbs. Nearby cities like Watertown offer […]

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The Cheapest Homes in Quincy Are Refreshingly Affordable

Home prices in Boston vary pretty widely depending on the neighborhood you’re searching in. The same can be said about the city’s surrounding towns—the cheapest […]

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Do You Live in One of the Healthiest Housing Markets in Massachusetts?

Believe it or not, there are folks living not too far outside of Boston who don’t have back-breaking mortgages. A new study says some of the healthiest […]

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It’s Almost Impossible for Single Ladies to Buy Homes in Boston

As a single Bostonian, the idea of purchasing a home is seemingly out of the question. Becoming a homeowner is even further out of reach for single women in […]

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Rent Prices in Boston Are Down Since Last Year

It seems 2016 was an odd, unpredictable year in a lot of ways, one of which now includes a smidgen of change in Boston’s notoriously […]