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A Two-Month Delay of Evictions Doesn’t Solve the Crisis, Housing Advocates Say

As much as each day of the pandemic tends to blend together, there is one date that has stood out for months: August 18. That […]

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The Coming Eviction Crisis Will Be Worse Than You Think

When Gov. Charlie Baker signed the statewide eviction and foreclosure moratorium in late April, it was an approval with an asterisk: The freeze would lift […]

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A Study Found Overwhelming Evidence Black Renters Experience Discrimination in Boston

If you didn’t know who “Karen” was a month ago, you definitely do now. She’s the woman demanding to see the manager for no reason, […]

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Here Are This Year’s Top-Performing Real Estate Agents in Greater Boston

If the pandemic has proven anything, it’s that Boston’s real estate market stops for nothing. Low inventory means some are still finding themselves in bidding […]

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What Will Happen to Boston Offices If We All Work from Home Forever?

Let’s take a quick trip down memory lane: It’s a Wednesday afternoon, and you’re heading out of your open-concept office in downtown Boston to grab […]

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How to Move Apartments in Boston in the Midst of a Pandemic

Can I tour a new apartment? Physically speaking, you likely won’t be able to walk through your prospective digs and open all of the cabinets. […]

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Hotels, In-Law Apartments, and Basements: How Doctors Are Quarantining during the COVID-19 Pandemic

One of the few pieces of normalcy many of us are clinging to these days is the comfort of our own homes. We may wish […]

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Will Coronavirus Cause an Urban Exodus?

Everyone is looking forward to something different “when this is all over.” For some, it’s finally taking that vacation, for others, it’s going anywhere that’s […]

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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 […]