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.

@sofiaesther0087
Education

Who’s Watching the College Counselors?

The vast majority of independent college consultants won’t land you in federal court. But in a largely unregulated field, how do you know what’s ethical, what’s not, and when to run away?

Home & Property

On the Market: An Enchanting Antique Home on the Ocean

Built by a sea captain for his daughter, this magical residence enjoys a wraparound porch, art studio, and direct beach access.

Home & Property

The Obamas Are Reportedly Buying a Vineyard Home from Wyc Grousbeck

It’s on the market for a cool $16,250,000.

Home & Property

Here’s What You Can Buy in Boston for $400,000 or Less Right Now

Including a cute Beacon Hill studio for $359k and an artist’s loft with a spiral staircase for $299k.

Home & Property

Five Ridiculously Cute Open Houses to Tour This Weekend

Secret gardens, reading nooks, and retro finishes—check out these charming homes.

Home & Property

Five Gorgeous Homes on the Market All around the City Right Now

Feast your eyes on this buffet of pretty homes.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Charles Riverside Condo with the Most Incredible Roof Deck

Hello, rooftop dinner parties and summer movie marathons.

Home & Property

Five Lovely Two-Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Cambridge

Featuring balconies, walk-in closets, and pet-friendly options—all still available for September 1.

Jamaica Plain colorful single-family home
Home & Property

On the Market: A Cozy and Colorful Home in Jamaica Plain

Two minutes from the Stony Brook T stop, this fun and characterful single-family is full of hidden treasures.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Modern Condo with a Monochromatic Design

Flannel wallpaper, amazing light fixtures, and plenty of sunlight make this gray-toned home feel cozy and cool.

Home & Property

On the Market: The Gloucester House That Inspired an Edward Hopper Painting

You can find Hopper’s watercolor in the National Gallery of Art, or you can make your way to Gloucester to glimpse the hilltop "wedding cake house" in person.

Home & Property

Feast Your Eyes on Ten of the Most Expensive Homes for Sale around Boston Right Now

Seaport penthouses, Comm. Ave. condos, Cambridge Victorians—can you guess how much they cost?

Home & Property

Five Sun-Soaked Open Houses to Tour This Weekend

Soak up the sun indoors and out with these naturally-lit homes.

Home & Property

Eight Homes for Sale with Luxurious Bathrooms

Pretty tiling, spa-like features, and soaking tubs aplenty adorn these lavish lavatories.

Home & Property

Five Two-Bedroom Apartments for $2,000 That Are Still Available for September 1

Looking to enjoy the luxury of just one roommate? Snatch up one of these sweet two-bedroom units.