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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.

Home & Property

22 Stores to Shop for Furniture in Boston

From high-end showrooms to bargain basements, these local shops to help furnish your home.

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A Place of Calm

Designer Holly Joe establishes an interior evocative of peace and serenity for a spectacularly sited spot on a pond.

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Habitat: Let the Games Begin

A pair of California transplants embrace laid-back living in Wellesley.

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A Home Well Lived

In Wellesley, a not-so-typical Colonial embraces California comfort.

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Arts & Entertainment

The Best Holiday Light Displays in Boston and Beyond

From drive-through displays to sparkling downtown strolls, here’s where you’ll find the best holiday lights in Boston and around Massachusetts.

Home & Property

Either-Or: A Cambridge Artist’s Loft vs. a Remodeled Groton Colonial

It’s amazing what a few miles will do to the market. This month, we compare a live-work space in Kendall Square with a single-family in a suburban historic district.

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Either-Or: A Rustic-Chic Melrose Gem vs.a Luxurious Westfield Manor

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

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20 of the Prettiest Homes That Hit the Market in 2020

From homes with ski lodges and lighthouses to Airstream trailers and Versailles-inspired style, these are the most popular listings of the year.

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On the Market: An Utterly Elegant Single-Family in Southborough

It boasts gold chandeliers, seven fireplaces, and all the neat nooks and crannies that come with an early-1900s home.

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On the Market: A Cool Condo in a Brutalist Somerville School Building

The concrete complex near Davis Square incorporates an acre of green space, several live-work lofts, and an “urban museum.”

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On the Market: A Warm and Welcoming Saltbox Home in Auburn

The idyllic single-family sports several wood-burning fireplaces and a tavern-like bar.

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On the Market: A Leather District Loft in a Former Cold Storage Building

Watch the snow fall from the private roof deck or cozy up in the living room of this polished condo.

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On the Market: A Grand Victorian Gothic Manor in Hartford

The five stories encompass a sprawling home and two apartments—all for $750k.

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On the Market: A Cozy-Meets-Contemporary Two-Family in Brookline

Care to destress in the primary bedroom’s personal sauna?

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On the Market: A Modern and Serene Escape in Wellfleet

If you’re looking to kick back by the beach, this Bauhaus-style Cape Cod home was built for relaxation.