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.

City Life

How to Be Alone All the Time during a Pandemic

Staying busy isn’t the only answer.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Dazzling and Spacious Harbor on Cape Cod

Didn’t get to take that cruise? Go for this oceanside, resort-like Chatham estate instead.

Arts & Entertainment

How to Hang Out with Your Friends from Afar: 13 Fun Video Chat Parties

From museum tours and jam sessions to trivia nights and cooking classes.

Home & Property

Why Isn’t Boston’s Housing Market Slowing Down?

While many have closed for business, Boston’s real estate market is operating business as usual.

Home & Property

Brokers, Stop Giving In-Person Tours of Boston Apartments

Bringing small groups of strangers into people’s homes is pretty much the opposite of social distancing.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Soothing Single-Family in Cambridge’s Strawberry Hill

Redesigned for the co-founder of Intelligentsia Coffee, this home by Fresh Pond is overflowing with lovely spots to sip your morning brew.

Home & Property

Seven Tucked Away Parks around Boston to Visit While Social Distancing

Bumping into passerby at your usual green spaces? Pay a visit to these off-the-beaten-path outdoor areas.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Blissful Island Escape off the Coast of Maine

For those trying to put six feet between them and their nearest neighbor—how about an ocean?

Home & Property

Five One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Dorchester

Some nice new digs for your social-distanced consideration.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Clandestine Estate in New Hampshire’s White Mountains

Don’t miss the heated and self-irrigating greenhouse.

Home & Property

Home Prices Have Doubled in Just Five Years in These Boston Neighborhoods

Can you guess which ones?

Home & Property

On the Market: An A-Frame Oasis with Midcentury Modern Appeal

Even its garage is a cute little A-frame.

Home & Property

Five Polished Apartments for Rent in Fenway

All are within minutes of a T station.

Home & Property

Six Sun-Soaked Open Houses to Tour around Boston This Weekend

Take full advantage of the early Spring weather.

Home & Property

Five Opulent Single-Families for Sale in Wellesley

From completely contemporary mansions to sophisticated, sprawling Colonials.