Sofia Rivera - Boston Magazine

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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Home & Property

On the Market: A Balcony-Blessed Condo in a Grand Converted Church

Step directly out onto the 100-foot terrace from each and every room.

Home & Property

Five of the Prettiest Homes That Hit the Market in October

From castle-like single-families to a condo with a magical courtyard.

Home & Property

Either-Or: An Antique Lowell Manor vs. a New South Boston Build

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

Travel

Seven Homes with Crackling Fire Pits to Rent around Massachusetts

Stay toasty and savor that crisp fall air.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Charming Colonial Revival in Chelsea

Split your time between lounging in the lovely backyard and skyline-gazing on the wide front porch.

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On the Market: A Spellbinding Townhome in Beacon Hill

A tunnel entrance leads to a clandestine courtyard where you can access a detached au pair suite.

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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.

Home & Property

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.

Travel

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.

Home & Property

On the Market: An Antique Castle in Newport

Calling all local royalty looking for a new pad.

Gov. Charlie Baker
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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.

Home & Property

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.

Home & Property

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

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