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Home & Property

Is There Finally a Buyer’s Market in Boston?

Over the last year, aspiring home owners in the Boston area have become familiar with the unspoken rules of finding a house in the COVID-era […]

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Home & Property

Boston Renters Are Entering the Autumn of Their Discontent

Quarantining all year last year was brutal, but especially so for people riding it out in cramped city apartments. But there was a silver lining […]

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Home & Property

Thinking of Skipping a Home Inspection? Think Again

Seasoned realtors and home owners know a home inspection contingency can make or break a deal. Having one written into an offer can not only […]

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Home & Property

Has the Pandemic Changed the Traditional Open House for Good?

Open houses used to be akin to dinner parties: You’re a guest in someone’s home and abide by certain rules. No snooping, no poking around […]

Home & Property

Condo Prices in Boston 2020

Read more about the Top Places to Live in 2021 Related: Has COVID Mover’s Remorse Already Set in? More: Single-Family Homes Chart SOURCES: Boston neighborhood […]

Home & Property

Has COVID Mover’s Remorse Already Set in?

Laura Aberle had been living in the same apartment near Alewife for around seven years when she decided it was time for her soon-to-be-husband, Tyner […]

Home & Property

Single-Family Home Prices in Greater Boston 2020

Read more about the Top Places to Live in 2021 Related: Has COVID Mover’s Remorse Already Set in? More: Condo Chart SOURCES: Boston neighborhood and […]

Home & Property

How Low Can Boston Rents Go?

It was a side effect of the pandemic that bucked a years’ long trend, and realigned the balance of power among tenants and landlords in […]

Home & Property

This Is How Long You Have to Save to Buy a Home in Boston

With 2021 right around the corner, many of us may be asking ourselves questions like, “How?” And, “a year, really?” And though the concept of […]

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Home & Property

With Evictions Slated to Restart, Questions Fly about Baker’s New Plan

Things are not looking good here in Massachusetts: COVID-19 cases are ticking up, state unemployment is the highest it’s been since the 1970s, winter is […]

Home & Property

U.S. News and World Report Ranked Boston One of the Top Places to Live

Seven months into not being able to leave the apartment without a face mask and a pocket full of hand sanitzer, it’s not shocking that […]

Home & Property

Two Massachusetts Towns Made Money’s List of the Best 50 Places to Live

Searching for real estate around Boston, it can feel like there are no well-kept secrets left. For those scrolling aimlessly around Google Maps though, here’s […]

Home & Property

Three Major Effects Coronavirus Is Having on the Boston Housing Market

The coronavirus crisis has changed almost everything about the way we’re living, and where and how we’re living is no exception. There’s a lot going […]

City Life

A Bostonian Abroad in the Suburbs

During the first weekend of March, I was pretty busy. On Saturday alone, I took the Red Line into Davis Square to meet friends at […]

Home & Property

One Piece of Good News: Renters Finally Have More Negotiating Power

By the time August rolls around, only the daredevils and deal-seekers are still looking for apartments in Boston, scouring the picked-over listings. The rest of […]