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 Mass. Homes for Sale with Sensational Swimming Pools

Dip your toe into the market with these resort-like homes.

Lawrence, Massachusetts
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This Is the Most Affordable Place to Retire in Massachusetts

You can still take the commuter rail to Boston in under an hour.

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Five Open Houses in South Boston to Tour This Weekend

From a post and beam loft to a four-story condo with a roof deck, spend your weekend checking out some of Southie’s prettiest offerings.

Jamaica Plain colonial kitchen
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On the Market: A Euro-Chic Colonial by Jamaica Pond

With shoe stands from Sweden, light fixtures from Venice, and tiles from Belgium.

somerville apartment with assigned parking
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Five Somerville Apartments for Rent with Assigned Parking

Got a car in the city?

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On the Market: A Summertime Sanctuary in Norwell

The beach is just five miles away, but you’ll hardly want to leave this backyard.


Seven Private Islands in New England to Rent This Summer

Jazz up your weekend plans, starting as low as $150 per night.

Provincetown beach condo
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On the Market: A Sunshine-Filled Oasis in Provincetown

Situated right on the shore, this skylit condo was formerly home to American playwright Eugene O’Neill.

Boston Common spring
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Boston Ranks among the Nation’s Lowest in Green Space per Person

*Frowns in Leslie Knope*

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Five Covetable Homes for Sale in Hyde Park Right Now

Including a mixed residential-commercial opportunity and an artist’s loft with 15-foot ceilings.

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On the Market: A Rockport Ranch by the Ocean

Natural materials, neutral tones, and a dash of nautical whimsy make this home a beachy dream.

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Five Gorgeous Open Houses to Check Out This Weekend

From East Boston to the South End, glean some design inspo from these stylish homes.

Downtown Boston penthouse duplex
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On the Market: A Downtown Penthouse with Sweeping Skyline Vistas

Check out that staircase.

Allston apartments with in-unit laundry
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Five Allston Apartments for Rent with In-Unit Laundry

From $2,900 for a four-bed on Everett, check out these units with washers and dryers.

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On the Market: A Stunning Cohasset Carriage House

Original posts and beams, 27-foot ceilings, and an epic catwalk bedeck this 1886 stable-turned-single-family home.