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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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This Is How Long You Have to Save to Buy a Home in Boston

We ranked among the top five hardest cities for homeownership.

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On the Market: A Glorious Gloucester Compound on the Oceanfront

Walk across the radiant heated floors and plunge into the heated pool all year long.

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On the Market: A Whimsical Work of Art in Newport

Handcrafted fixtures fill this Rhode Island cottage, artfully redesigned by the head of a local school’s art department.

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Nine City Homes for Sale with Incredibly Cozy Outdoor Hangouts

From sheltered terraces to brick-paved courtyards, feast your eyes on these enchanting outdoor dens.

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On the Market: A “Witchy Modern” Single-Family Conversion in Salem

The former tailor shop received an extreme makeover, Salem edition.

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Either-Or: A Dorchester Victorian vs. a Luxe Log Cabin in the Mountains

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

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Five of the Prettiest Homes That Hit the Market in November

From a modern single-family converted from a garage to a funky wooden dwelling in Cambridge.

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On the Market: A Lakefront Haven in Natick

Midcentury modern design and a tiered terrace round out this scenic single-family.

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On the Market: A Rustic Norwell Dwelling with a Three-Stall Barn

The lovely single-level home abuts a small, scenic pond.

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Q&A: Time for Change

Greg Minott, Dream Collaborative cofounder and president-elect of the Boston Society for Architecture, talks fostering diversity in local design.

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On the Market: A Forested Connecticut Villa with an Observatory

Leave the light pollution behind for this estate with a tower dedicated to star gazing.

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On the Market: A Beverly Home with Ocean Views from Every Room

This cozy Prides Crossing beach home is flush with midcentury modern charm and azure outlooks.

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On the Market: A Bold, Historical Home in Old Town Marblehead

The punchy facade conceals a light, bright interior filled with antique quirks.

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Take This Walking Tour to Fall in Love with Boston All over Again

From architectural oddities to impossibly charming streets, check out these nine hidden gems around the city.

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On the Market: A Connecticut Riverfront Estate with a Covetable Firepit

Plus, two heated pools, a mahogany dock, private playground, and 18 acres of your own.