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Brokers, Stop Giving In-Person Tours of Boston Apartments

Updated on March 20 at 4:40 p.m.: The Mayor’s office informed Boston that Mayor Walsh has issued a letter to landlords, realtors and rental brokers […]

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Home Prices Have Doubled in Five Years in These Boston Neighborhoods

Pretty much everything is uncertain in these coronavirus-focused times. Events are being cancelled left and right (as they should), mortgage rates plunged last week and […]

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Is Your Dream Home in the Cards This Year?

Real Estate Prediction #1: Prices will continue to climb, but not so darn quickly. When it comes to the area’s sky-high real estate prices, “We’re […]

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Upsizing? Home Experts Share Top Tips for Finding the Perfect New Place

The 1,700 square-foot home was roomy when the couple first moved in. Once three kids were added to the mix, though, everything started feeling cramped, […]

City Life

Dirty Units, Unwilling Hosts, and Tardy Tours: What Bostonians’ Brokers Fees Buy

It’s arguably the worst part of the hellish renting-in-Boston process: forking over four months’ rent to cover the requisite first month, last month, security deposit, […]

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Massachusetts Has 40 of the Top 50 Priciest Zip Codes in New England

It may be the one competition Bay Staters would prefer to lose. After analyzing all 2019 residential sales in New England’s six beautiful states and […]

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Boston’s Property Value Has Hit a Record-Breaking High

Boston’s real estate market is hotter than ever—approximately 78.4% hotter, according to a new report from the Boston Municipal Research Bureau. From 2013 to 2019, […]

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And the Boston Area City with the Fastest Growing Rent This Year Was…

As the year—and decade—wraps up, it’s time to look back at how much of our paychecks we’ve collectively forked over to landlords this year, and […]

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Updated: Boston Has Decided to Demolish Whitey Bulger’s “Haunty” House

Update 12/17/19 11:30 a.m.: It’s the end of an area for the Haunty—and the start of a new one for its neighbors. After 10 days […]

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Guess Which Boston Zip Code Is One of the Most Expensive in the U.S.

Populated with retailers like Canada Goose and Tesla, we don’t go to the Prudential looking for a cheap buy—and we don’t scour the surrounding area […]

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Boston Rent Prices Have Finally Decreased Ever So Slightly

If you’re annoyed that you weren’t the one to uncover buried treasure in the North End, here’s a new way to feel a little richer: […]

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Boston Welcomes New England’s First LGBTQ-Friendly Senior Housing Facility

Sixteen years after becoming the first state to legalize gay marriage, Massachusetts has become the first state in New England to develop a senior housing […]

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The Hub on Causeway Is Finally Open for Business, and You Have to Check it Out

If you want to see a movie, need a place to live, have to buy some eggs and bread, want to taste a Guy Fieri-approved […]

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These Are the Best Places to Raise a Family in Massachusetts

This may be an eye-rollingly obvious statement to any seasoned parent, but: Raising a family is not easy. From carpool logistics to family-sized grocery hauls to the […]

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The Ames Hotel Has Closed to Make Room for Suffolk Students

There are no reservations left at the Ames Hotel. The historic downtown Boston hotel closed its doors Sept. 23—and will reopen them to a slew […]