Real Estate Trends

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Why Isn’t Boston’s Housing Market Slowing Down?

As we’ve all been advised to hunker down where we are, going out and buying a new house isn’t front of mind for most of […]

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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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This MBTA Map Tells You Which Are the Cheapest T Stops to Live By

We all know the typical tricks for knocking a few dollars off our rents: Bunk up with roommates, go for a place that hasn’t seen […]

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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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This Is What a Decade of Development Did to Boston’s Skyline

Charles River skyline in 2010 vs. 2019 | Photo by Wit Suphamungmee via Flickr/Creative Commons  (left) | Photo by Dennis Tangney Jr/Getty Images (right) Tourists […]

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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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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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Massachusetts Ranked Twice on CNN Money’s List of Best Places to Live

Any proud Massachusetts resident will say that New England is one of the best places to live, but now we know just which parts are the Best […]

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Melrose Ranks as One of the Nation’s 10 Hottest Neighborhoods

Melrose is back at it. In the popularity contest that is the Realtor.com “America’s 10 Hottest Neighborhoods” list, the Boston suburb once again earned a […]

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This Is the Most Affordable Place to Retire in Massachusetts

Finding an affordable place to retire is increasingly difficult for Bostonians, and one look at a real estate listing site like Zillow will tell you […]

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These Are the Most Expensive Streets to Live On in Boston

If you’ve ever wandered down a charming brick sidewalk dotted with grand front doors, or looked up at buildings with wide windows and harbor views, […]