Boston

October 9, 2012 - 3:35 PM
The market for real estate in Boston is making a strong comeback. For example, the metro area's office construction market is thriving again, driven by the expansions of medical and biotechnology companies in the Seaport District. According to The Boston Globe, more than 4.7 million square feet of Read More

Boston's Innovation District could be your future home

The market for real estate in Boston is making a strong comeback. For example, the metro area's office construction market is thriving again, driven by the expansions of medical and biotechnology companies in the Seaport District.

October 9, 2012 - 3:31 PM
With real estate in Boston on the upswing, suburban homeowners who no longer have children living with them have begun to sell their properties in favor of city life. Baby boomers who have been waiting on the sideline for the past few years may want to downsize and relocate to homes and apartments in the Hub Read More

Somerville might be the ideal place for baby boomers

With real estate in Boston on the upswing, suburban homeowners who no longer have children living with them have begun to sell their properties in favor of city life.

October 3, 2012 - 3:25 PM
Real estate in the United States continues to improve in value and grows more stable each month. CoreLogic, a private real estate data provider, recently said its measure of United States home prices rose 4.6 percent year-over-year in August 2012. The uptick was the largest annual increase in more than six Read More

Real estate in Boston is strong and resilient

Real estate in the United States continues to improve in value and grows more stable each month.

October 2, 2012 - 3:12 PM
The future of the Massachusetts housing market looks bright, as a new report highlights certain improvements seen in the Bay State over August. According to the Warren Group, lenders completed 566 foreclosures in Massachusetts in August 2012 - the lowest monthly level recorded this year. Furthermore, the Read More

Can national blunders prevent Boston real estate from thriving?

The future of the Massachusetts housing market looks bright, as a new report highlights certain improvements seen in the Bay State over August.

October 1, 2012 - 2:55 PM
Massachusetts has outperformed the national economy for years, local economist Michael Goodman says, and this trend is preventing many buyers from listing their homes for sale in Boston on the market. Goodman is co-editor of MassBenchmarks, an influential journal that tracks the Bay State economy, and an Read More

Is it smart to sit on your Boston home in today's real estate market?

Massachusetts has outperformed the national economy for years, local economist Michael Goodman says, and this trend is preventing many buyers from listing their homes for sale in Boston on the market.

September 27, 2012 - 4:00 PM
Back in 2010, the federal government offered home buyer tax credits in an effort to goad new buyers into the market. In many ways, this effort worked like a tonic - it resulted in a significant spike in home sales that helped nudge the sliding market out of its multi-year funk. Of course, the credit was no Read More

Another solid month for home sales in Boston and its suburbs

Back in 2010, the federal government offered home buyer tax credits in an effort to goad new buyers into the market.

September 26, 2012 - 12:40 PM
Property values continue to improve in the Greater Boston area in 2012. According to the latest Case-Shiller report, Hub-area home prices rose about 1 percent in July 2012, which comes as a breath of fresh air for many housing experts. However, Boston Globe contributor Scott Van Voorhis notes that the far Read More

Could first-time homebuyers spark real estate recovery in Boston?

Property values continue to improve in the Greater Boston area in 2012. According to the latest Case-Shiller report, Hub-area home prices rose about 1 percent in July 2012, which comes as a breath of fresh air for many housing experts.

September 25, 2012 - 2:07 PM
Real estate in Boston fluctuates often. In fact, according to Boston Globe contributor Scott Van Voorhis, Greater Boston is a bubble-prone market, where prices can quickly get out of hand. Voorhis also notes that new home construction is minimal, while career opportunities are vast, which creates an Read More

Continued success in the Bay State affects the Boston housing market

Real estate in Boston fluctuates often. In fact, according to Boston Globe contributor Scott Van Voorhis, Greater Boston is a bubble-prone market, where prices can quickly get out of hand.

September 19, 2012 - 1:14 PM
Sales of previously owned homes jumped in August to the highest rate in more than two years. This uptick is another sign of the housing market recovery, and it indicates momentum hasn't dwindled. According to research reported by the Boston Globe, sales rose 7.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual Read More

Where to live in Boston: the North End

Sales of previously owned homes jumped in August to the highest rate in more than two years.

September 18, 2012 - 2:46 PM
Foreclosures in Massachusetts have reached their lowest point of 2012, which bodes well for current residents and future homebuyers. According to the Warren Group, the publisher of Banker and Tradesman, petitions to foreclose were down 17 percent year-over-year in July 2012. Editor Tim Warren states that Read More

Boston real estate: Is it worth the investment?

Foreclosures in Massachusetts have reached their lowest point of 2012, which bodes well for current residents and future homebuyers.

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