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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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Five Adorable Cottages You Can Buy around New England

From the beachfront to the countryside.

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Five of the Prettiest Homes That Hit the Market in August

From a roof deck with a heated pool to a private treehouse with mountain views.

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Three Major Effects Coronavirus is Having on the Boston Housing Market

When COVID-19 moved into the city, many decided to move out. What’s the real estate market look like now?

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On the Market: A Modern Harborside Home in Old Town Marblehead

Watch a movie on the retractable smart TV or gaze at the water through the windows.

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On the Market: A Dreamy American Foursquare in Milton

It’s an easy amble over to Popes Pond and a five-minute drive to Blue Hills Reservation.

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On the Market: A Gleaming Renovation in Brookline

Looking for a home with a home office, a playroom, and a separate apartment?

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On the Market: A Swanky Farmhouse Perched on the Essex River

Peep this North Shore home’s hollowed-out roof deck and marshy views out to the ocean.

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On the Market: A Chic Condo in a Brick South Boston Townhome

The incredible carved wooden fireplace dates back to 1890.

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On the Market: A Sparkling Charlestown Single-Family

This renovated, casual-chic home is just a few blocks from the Bunker Hill Monument.


Nine Beach Homes You Can Rent on the Cape

Plan a seaside getaway in these tiny homes, artist studios, and modern dwellings.

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On the Market: A Contemporary and Coastal Villa on Cape Cod

The waterfront residence includes a guest house, a built-in hot tub, and rounded decks.

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On the Market: A 54-Acre Vermont Estate with an Idyllic Treehouse

Decked out with a personal brewery, movie theater, and treehouse with mountaintop views.

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Either-Or: A Nautical Chatham Retreat vs. a Downtown Penthouse

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

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On the Market: A Cute and Distinctive Estate in Truro

This inviting Cape Cod home is a mix of architecture from the 18th and 20th centuries.

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One Piece of Good News: Renters Finally Have More Negotiating Power

For the first time in a long time, it’s a tenant’s market in the city.