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Sofia Rivera

Staff Writer

Sofia Rivera is a staff writer at Boston, where she covers all things real estate. She has a degree in journalism from Simmons College, where she also studied communications and Spanish. Having lived in and around Boston for years, she is on a never-ending hunt for the city's best chai latte.

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On the Market: A French-Inspired Chateau in Sturbridge

This single-family is listed for $699,900.

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On the Market: A Midcentury Modern Ranch in Lynnfield

Cook up dinner under the kitchen skylights and look through the wall of glass at the heated outdoor pool.

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On the Market: A Sparkling Single-Family in Somerville

Built in 2020, this fresh new build sports salvaged pine beams and two separate wet bars.


Drive around Massachusetts to Find These Five Idyllic Covered Bridges

From UFO sightings and small-town charm, to waterfalls and dazzling foliage, these local icons are worth the trip.

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On the Market: An Antique Castle in Newport

Calling all local royalty looking for a new pad.

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With Evictions Slated to Restart, Questions Fly about Baker’s New Plan

“It is quite frankly a drop in the bucket,” says City Life/Vida Urbana executive director Lisa Owens.

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Either-Or: A Monochromatic Weston Home vs. a Colorful Salem Manse

It’s amazing what a few miles will do to the market.

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U.S. News and World Report Ranked Boston One of the Top Places to Live

Curious how Boston, Worcester, and Springfield placed? Plus, take a look at the best places to retire in the U.S.

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On the Market: Former 60 Minutes Host Morley Safer’s Cottage

The Connecticut estate features an English greenhouse and a standalone writer’s studio.

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On the Market: A Hip Rhode Island Loft in a Repurposed Textile Mill

On sale for less than $240,000, this riverside condo has industrial character to spare.

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On the Market: A Contemporary Oceanside Stunner in Marblehead

Complete with a lighthouse-like observation tower and a heated indoor pool.

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On the Market: An Airy and Art-Loving Loft in Fort Point

This spacious condo is a dream home for any book and art collectors.

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On the Market: The Somerville Home That Comes with a Mysterious, Thousand-Pound Safe

You could say it’s a safe house.

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Five of the Prettiest Homes That Hit the Market in September

From a single-family on a lake to a Union Square condo with a 60-foot-high ceilings.

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Seven Pretty New England Homes You Can Buy for under $300k

Check out these condos and single-families in Salem, Portland, Swampscott, and beyond.