Boston

April 27, 2012 - 3:48 PM
Massachusetts single-family home sales increased approximately 19 percent in March 2012 compared to the same month in 2011, The Patriot Ledger reports. The uptick marked the busiest March in the state since 2007. Houses for sale in Boston, MA, are in demand, and many prospective homebuyers are willing to Read More
April 25, 2012 - 3:44 PM
Real estate in Boston, MA, continued to show signs of marked recovery in March 2012. However, buyers all across Massachusetts have benefited from low mortgage interest rates and affordable housing costs. Throughout the commonwealth, agents sold approximately 2,791 single-family homes in March 2012, an Read More
April 24, 2012 - 3:58 PM
by Talisa Rafferty. Homeowners, future buyers and Realtors across the country are beginning to prep for National Open House weekend, happening April 28 & 29, 2012.  North Shore Boston real estate prices are certainly still far more affordable than they were years ago.  There are a great deal of Read More
April 24, 2012 - 3:54 PM
by Talisa Rafferty. As a Realtor, I have access to several resources that can help my buyers narrow down their search for homes for sale in Boston neighborhoods.  I am able to provide detailed population, education, financial, environment, and crime information.  I can also look into historical market data Read More
April 23, 2012 - 4:16 PM
First-time homebuyers are having trouble claiming homes for sale in Boston, MA. The surging real estate market in the greater metropolitan area has attracted people who want to invest in properties while asking prices and mortgage rates are still relatively low. According to ALTOSResearch, the median price Read More

The Boston real estate market is growing competitive

First-time homebuyers are having trouble claiming homes for sale in Boston, MA.

April 23, 2012 - 12:22 PM
by Guy Contaldi. Spring is here, the trees are in bloom, the temperature is rising and there is nothing better than shedding the winter coat to get out for a walk. Luckily, I live just a stone's throw from the nation's best walking city. In 2008, Prevention magazine and the American Podiatric Medical Read More

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April 23, 2012 - 12:12 PM
by Guy Contaldi. Just last week I had two homes go under agreement for over the asking price. This is a switch from the past few years of homes sitting on the market for months. I am not alone;  my real estate colleagues are repeating the same types of scenarios across the Commonwealth. The sense is that Read More
April 20, 2012 - 4:19 PM
Real estate in Boston is in a transitional stage, as rents continue to rise and foreclosure discounts decline. According to the latest Realtor Confidence Survey by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), foreclosure discounts had fallen 22 percent in February to 18.8 percent in March 2012. Shrinking Read More
April 20, 2012 - 3:31 PM
Homeowners with real estate in Boston, MA, may receive additional financial help if proposed housing plans by the Obama administration are passed. The policy would help more than 100,000 Massachusetts citizens who cannot afford to refinance at current low-rates due to declining property values, according to Read More

Boston homebuyers and owners may be in better financial state in 2012

Homeowners with real estate in Boston, MA, may receive additional financial help if proposed housing plans by the Obama administration are passed.

April 18, 2012 - 3:49 PM
Property value in the Hub is on the rise, and many of the homes for sale in Boston, MA, are receiving numerous offers. However, new employers are also entering the city's greater metro area, creating new jobs in the process. The employment market and housing sector may be two different metrics, but they Read More

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