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.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Floating Lighthouse Docked on Boston’s Waterfront

The only operational lightship left in the U.S., this houseboat flaunts 4,000 square feet of living space.

Home & Property

On the Market: A Self-Contained Sanctuary by the Ocean in Rhode Island

This contemporary home comes with heated saltwater pool perfect for stargazing at night.

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On the Market: A Rare and Historical Rhode Island Beach House

Perched above the ocean in an iconic beach district, this antique dwelling offers a front-row seat to surf and shorebirds.

Home & Property

Hotels, In-Law Apartments, and Basements: How Doctors Are Quarantining during the Pandemic

Worried about exposing their loved ones to the virus, local healthcare workers face an impossible choice.

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On the Market: An Oceanfront Duxbury Mansion Once Owned by the Creator of the Chocolate Chip Cookie

Baked sweets not included—but a heated outdoor pool, boardwalk, and koi pond sure are.

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On the Market: A Rustic-Chic Farmhouse and Family Compound in Vermont

Four homes, five ponds, 150 acres, miles of trails, and an absolutely insane indoor pool.

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On the Market: A Vast Needham Colonial with a Stunning Solarium

Once owned by a famous American artist, the home also has a spiral staircase reclaimed from the Boston Athenæum.

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Either-Or: A Beachy Provincetown Condo vs. Breezy Fenway Digs

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

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On the Market: A Brand New Barn-Inspired Haven in Nantucket

This single-family shares a spa-like suite of amenities with a small community.

City Life

My Life in the Age of COVID: MFA Director Matthew Teitelbaum

We asked the head of the MFA what it takes to run a museum while working from home.

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On the Market: The Lincoln Home Owned by Chris Evans’s Character in Knives Out

The midcentury modern manor acted as a sweater-clad Ransom’s digs in the 2019 murder mystery.

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On the Market: A Polished Maritime Abode in Provincetown

An antique porthole and shiny brass fixtures create an anchored oasis on Cape Cod.

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On the Market: A Winsome Victorian in Winchester

With seven sunny bedrooms, a finished basement, and a covetable kitchen.

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Will Coronavirus Cause an Urban Exodus?

Now that we’re home all the time, agents say some Bostonians are ready for a new home.

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On the Market: A Sprawling Contemporary Creation in Connecticut

Grecian amphitheater, squash court, Swedish sauna, and indoor pool included.