Boston

March 27, 2013 - 6:33 PM
How is the real estate market in Somerville? Busy! To put it simply, it is a seller's market! How can you tell if the market  favors buyers or sellers? You need to determine the absorption rate. The absorption rate is the rate at which the inventory of homes are being sold. Absorption rate Read More

Seller's Real Estate Market In Somerville

How is the real estate market in Somerville? Busy! To put it simply, it is a seller's market! How can you tell if the market  favors buyers or sellers? You need to determine the absorption rate. The absorption rate is the rate at which the inventory of homes are being sold. Absorption rate indicates the number of months it should take to sell all the homes for sale in a specific area.

An absorption rate of more than 8 months is considered a buyer's market.

An absorption rate of between 5-7 months is considered a balanced market.

March 5, 2013 - 9:37 AM
As you are considering selling a home in Boston, you likely have many questions about the process. Here are some answers to common questions Boston home sellers face.  (Q): What should I do before I sell my home? (A): First, even though it is not required, it is highly recommended that you find a reliable Read More

Tips for Selling Your Boston Home

As you are considering selling a home in Boston, you likely have many questions about the process. Here are some answers to common questions Boston home sellers face. 

(Q): What should I do before I sell my home?

(A): First, even though it is not required, it is highly recommended that you find a reliable real estate agent to help you with the entire process of pricing your home according to its current fair market value, marketing and advertising your home, adding your home into the MLS, holding open houses with potential buyers, etc.

February 8, 2013 - 1:17 PM
For many people who are looking to buy Boston real estate, they start by taking into account whether they are financially and personally ready to purchase a home. While these are essential factors to consider, prospective homebuyers should also examine the market conditions in the Boston area in order to Read More

Boston Real Estate Market Trends

For many people who are looking to buy Boston real estate, they start by taking into account whether they are financially and personally ready to purchase a home. While these are essential factors to consider, prospective homebuyers should also examine the market conditions in the Boston area in order to gain a better sense of what to expect during the home buying process.

January 11, 2013 - 4:47 PM
With a rich historical background, a lively sports scene and close access to some of the world’s top universities, Boston has a lot to boast about. One of the most attractive highlights of this city is its beautiful waterfront real estate.  Boston's waterfront communities are widely sought after by Read More

Waterfront homes in Boston

With a rich historical background, a lively sports scene and close access to some of the world’s top universities, Boston has a lot to boast about. One of the most attractive highlights of this city is its beautiful waterfront real estate.  Boston's waterfront communities are widely sought after by homebuyers for their stunning views, classic charm, and a thriving hub of activity.

Types of Waterfront Homes

December 3, 2012 - 2:55 PM
When the real estate market crashed, Boston’s market crashed along with the rest of the country, but recent reports show that this may be changing. This year has shown steady increases in prices for those buying Boston real estate, and November’s report indicates the trend is continuing. Boston home prices Read More

Rising Boston home prices creating a seller's market

When the real estate market crashed, Boston’s market crashed along with the rest of the country, but recent reports show that this may be changing. This year has shown steady increases in prices for those buying Boston real estate, and November’s report indicates the trend is continuing.

November 5, 2012 - 4:04 PM
Quest Diagnostics recently agreed to create a Northeast laboratory facility in suburban Boston by moving into the former Hewlett-Packard office complex in Marlborough, Massachusetts, according to the Boston Globe. With the move expected to bring in more than a thousand jobs in the city, the local real estate Read More

Quest Diagnostics' new office boosts suburban Boston real estate

Quest Diagnostics recently agreed to create a Northeast laboratory facility in suburban Boston by moving into the former Hewlett-Packard office complex in Marlborough, Massachusetts, according to the Boston Globe.

November 1, 2012 - 2:50 PM
Environmental sustainability is one of the hottest buzzwords among consumers and businesses today, and the housing industry has not avoided this trend. Construction companies and real estate developers are increasingly looking to focus their efforts on reducing their negative impact on the environment. Read More

Houses in Boston going green more than ever

Potential homeowners who care a great deal about the environment should check out the many green homes for sale in Boston.

October 30, 2012 - 3:13 PM
As more signs of economic stability present themselves to the American public, confidence over a brighter tomorrow increases significantly. Recently, two additional reports were released that highlight the growth seen across the nation in both the real estate sector and consumer spending. According to the Read More

Consumer confidence might bring more people to Boston

As more signs of economic stability present themselves to the American public, confidence over a brighter tomorrow increases significantly.

October 30, 2012 - 3:06 PM
In Massachusetts, foreclosure activity fell in September 2012, which is just one more sign that the housing market continues to recover. According to the Warren Group, 873 petitions were initiated last month - a 16.4 percent year-over-year decline. September 2012 foreclosure rates were below 1,000, which is Read More

Jamaica Plain residents prefer to keep the community the way it is

In Massachusetts, foreclosure activity fell in September 2012, which is just one more sign that the housing market continues to recover.

October 29, 2012 - 11:18 AM
Real estate in Boston is in greater demand as new signs of an economic recovery become widespread. In the Bay State, prospective homebuyers are presented with opportunities to invest in for-sale properties, and many first-time buyers are seizing the moment, especially with rising rents and rock-bottom Read More

A growing economy bodes well for Boston real estate

Real estate in Boston is in greater demand as new signs of an economic recovery become widespread.

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