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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 […]

Home & Property

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 […]

Home & Property

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?

Home & Property

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.

Home & Property

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 […]

Home & Property

An Almost $10 Million Townhouse Just Hit the Market in Back Bay

Bostonians, meet the ultra-luxe abode that just became the most expensive home for sale on Marlborough Street. This Back Bay pad hit the market this week for […]

Home & Property

Six Former Massachusetts Mills You Can Live In

Massachusetts is chock full of mill towns. Our shining example is Lowell, the town that led the country into the industrial era with its pioneering water-powered textile mills. But […]

Home & Property

Either-Or: A Waterfront Cape Escape vs. a Bay Village Townhouse

Real estate showdown: a waterfront Cape escape versus a Bay Village townhouse.

Home & Property

Judge Judy Is Now the Proud Owner of a Newport Mansion

Judge Judy has a new place to hang her robes: inside her $9 million Newport mansion’s cedar closets. Judy Sheindlin, TV’s spirited courtroom personality, and her […]

Home & Property

From Blue-Collar Enclave to Million-Dollar Condos

Legendary community organizer Mel King and longtime local Realtor Steven Cohen trace the South End’s evolution, for better and worse.

Home & Property

It Takes Boston Residents 12 Years to Save Up for a Down Payment on a Home

If you start saving now, you can buy a great condo in Boston by 2030. Maybe. Bostonians spend almost 12 years saving up for a 20 percent […]

Home & Property

Want to Buy a Decrepit Dwelling in Brighton? That’ll Be $800,000.

Its shingles are peeling, its rusty chainlink fence is tilting, and its property listing politely requests you avoid walking through it. Yet this ramshackle residence for sale […]

Home & Property

The Average Asking Price in the Seaport Is Now More Than $2,000 per Square Foot

With its short, shining buildings and lack of trees, schools, or grocery stores, the Seaport is truly unlike any other neighborhood in Boston. It now has […]

Home & Property

Seven Residential Buildings in Boston with Incredible Pools

1. The Eddy There’s really nothing else like the pool deck at the Eddy. With a breeze coming off the harbor and a picture-perfect view of […]