Boston

October 16, 2012 - 3:28 PM
When businesses invest in new Boston neighborhoods, residential developers are quick to follow. The fact is people like to live close to where they work - it makes the commute easier and helps cut costs associated with travel and various other aspects of working far away from home. Recently, life sciences Read More

Neighborhood spotlight: Kendall Square

When businesses invest in new Boston neighborhoods, residential developers are quick to follow.

October 16, 2012 - 3:24 PM
Investing in real estate in Boston is worthwhile not only for the Hub's beautiful cityscape, but because community officials take a family-centric approach to much of what they do. Whether you're preparing to go through with a home closing in the suburbs of Greater Boston or a condominium near Read More

Safe trick-or-treat neighborhoods are also great places to live in Boston

Investing in real estate in Boston is worthwhile not only for the Hub's beautiful cityscape, but because community officials take a family-centric approach to much of what they do.

October 15, 2012 - 3:20 PM
Greater Boston residents have seen their city's economy improve vastly over the past year. The unemployment rate in the Bay State stood at 7.4 percent in August 2011, and a year later in August 2012, the rate dropped to 6.3 percent. While this metric remains relatively high compared to the 2.6 percent Read More
October 15, 2012 - 3:17 PM
After spending the bulk of your life submitting monthly payments to your landlord for rent, you will inevitably reach a point where owning your own home becomes an attractive idea. While you have stood on the sidelines for the past few years waiting for an economic turnaround, national economic growth will Read More

A stable U.S. economy translates into a better Boston housing market

After spending the bulk of your life submitting monthly payments to your landlord for rent, you will inevitably reach a point where owning your own home becomes an attractive idea.

October 15, 2012 - 3:10 PM
When you decide to relocate to New England, and you evaluate the houses for sale in Boston, make sure you don't dismiss the Allston-Brighton area too quickly. According to Wicked Local, the Allston-Brighton area is going through a big turnaround, and while both neighborhoods are known for their single- Read More

Major construction plans set to change the face of Allston-Brighton

When you decide to relocate to New England, and you evaluate the houses for sale in Boston, make sure you don't dismiss the Allston-Brighton area too quickly.

October 12, 2012 - 3:31 PM
As a homebuyer looking into real estate in Boston, it can be difficult for you to find a house worth investing in from the state. While the Hub is a fantastic place to live - a metro area with world renowned education systems - inventory levels are down, and multiple families battle to place the highest bid Read More
October 12, 2012 - 3:29 PM
In the Greater Boston metro area, the real estate market is in the midst of fluctuation. While homebuyer confidence is on the rise, inventory levels are in decline. According to the Department of Numbers, home listings and inventory in the Hub sat at 21,114 properties as of October 8, 2012, which is down 2.3 Read More

What is going on with the Boston real estate market?

In the Greater Boston metro area, the real estate market is in the midst of fluctuation.

October 11, 2012 - 3:19 PM
The U.S. Federal Reserve Beige Book recently reported new trends affecting the Greater Boston economy. In the First District, retail and manufacturing contacts report year-over-year sales or revenue gains, even though growth may be slower than what was record in the first two quarters of 2012. The Beige Book Read More
October 11, 2012 - 2:07 PM
By now, everyone has felt the effect of the national economic crisis that sent shockwaves across the U.S. in the late 2000s. Whether you lost your home or saw your financial standing decline, you will be interested to hear the latest foreclosure reports from one of today's leading online marketplace for Read More
October 10, 2012 - 3:24 PM
With the U.S. economy more stable today than in the past five years, housing market trends brighter and unemployment below 8 percent, the time to invest in real estate in Boston is now. However, it can difficult for any buyer to identify the neighborhoods in the Hub that offer affordable housing options and Read More

3 diverse neighborhoods in downtown Boston

With the U.S. economy more stable today than in the past five years, housing market trends brighter and unemployment below 8 percent, the time to invest in real estate in Boston is now.

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