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So You Want to Live in Hyde Park

It’s with good reason that Hyde Park’s motto is “A Small Town in the City.” The southernmost neighborhood of Boston can feel worlds away from downtown, […]

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Boston and Cambridge Ranked as Cities with High Numbers of Homes Near Cemeteries

A new report from real estate site Trulia has ranked Boston and Cambridge as cities where you’re most likely to spot a ghost. Well, sort of. In an analysis […]

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So You Want to Live in Dorchester

To think of Dorchester as just one neighborhood is pretty laughable. With 160,000 residents spread across six square miles, it rivals the size and population of […]

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Compact Living Is Coming

Prepare to downsize. The Boston Planning and Development Agency approved a two-year compact living pilot program on Thursday evening, allowing developers to start building the […]

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Boston Was Named One of the Top 10 Real Estate Markets to Watch in 2019

Every year, the Urban Land Institute publishes its Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, a widely read market forecast for the year ahead. Covering investment […]

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The Teardown Wars Are Tearing Boston’s Suburbs Apart

Inside the knock-down, drag-out brawl for the soul of the suburbs.

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So You Want to Live in Bay Village

At only 25 acres, Bay Village is Boston’s smallest official neighborhood. But what it doesn’t have in size, Bay Village makes up for in history […]

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Median Home Prices in Greater Boston Have Reached $625,000

This summer proved to be a busy one for the Greater Boston real estate market. A new report from the Greater Boston Association of Realtors indicates […]

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Five of the Prettiest Homes That Hit the Market in September

Our On the Market series features extraordinary homes for sale in the region every day. But even among the standouts, there are standouts. Here are five of […]

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Boston Is Still the Fifth Most Expensive City for Renters

In a city known for its firsts (the first public park! the first public school! the first subway system!), Boston can now boast about being […]

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So You Want to Live in the North End

Boston’s own Little Italy, the North End, is a study in contrasts. It’s a neighborhood with European roots where parades and pastries seem to flow […]

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Bostonians Save Almost $12,000 a Year by Having a Roommate

Talking about apartments with friends from other cities can get very depressing very fast. While your pal in Philly vividly describes all of the natural […]

City Life

Inside Don Chiofaro’s Long War to Make Boston’s Skyline Taller

After decades of fighting City Hall, is the town’s toughest builder finally learning to play nice?

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Either-Or: A Fanciful Tudor vs. a Contemporary Condo

Real estate showdown: a storybook waterfront home in Manchester-by-the-Sea versus a polished townhouse in Cambridge.

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The Obama Family’s Martha’s Vineyard Vacation Home Sold for $15 Million This Summer

Can you put a price on the chance to live in a house where a former president once lazily lounged? Apparently yes, you can—$15 million. The […]