Tag Archive for 'Boston'

The 20 Hottest Markets In US

A good New Year review of the hottest real estate markets by Brena at Housing Wire.

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$1M Median Prices In Boston Area Towns

Interesting story from Scott detailing the rise in median prices in metro Boston. The 9 Boston area towns where median home price has hit $1M  By Scott Van Voorhis Boston.com Correspondent The median price of a single-family home has shot past the $1 million mark in several cities and towns across the Boston area during […]

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Boston’s Record Breaking Development

Boston’s building boom is poised to shift into overdrive over the next few months as two big new tower projects come up for approval at City Hall.

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Sales Rise In Suburbs – Slow Down In Boston

Interesting dynamics in the Boston and metro Boston markets – from Scott at Boston.com. Sales rise in suburbs, slow down in Boston. By Scott Van Voorhis Boston.com Correspondent                   Towns and neighborhoods across the Boston area posted big gains in both sales and prices in February, defying […]

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Micro Units

Micro-apartments have been popping up by the dozens in Greater Boston in the last few years, going by such aliases as innovation units and micro-lofts. However you dub these roses and where you plant them, they smell generally the same rent-wise: that is, they’re comparable, if not more expensive than, studios and even 1-BRs of similar age and size. Still, micro-apartments! From the Seaport District to East Cambridge, they’re the trend that won’t die. And we’ve got the five buildings in the region with sizable amounts of ’em. Let’s start with one opening in a matter of weeks.

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Boston Metro Winners And Losers In The Pricing Game

The difference between the biggest winners and losers when it comes to home prices across Massachusetts can be summed up in a single word: jobs.

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Southie Leads Development Boom

Sure, Back Bay and Downtown Crossing may have all the new towers, but when it comes to overall development activity, South Boston is arguably the epicenter of the city’s development boom.

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Ten Hot Housing Trends For 2015

This time of the year, we hear from just about every sector of the economy what’s expected to be popular in the coming year. Foodies with their fingers on the pulse of the restaurant industry and hot TV chefs will tell us to say goodbye to beet-and-goat cheese salad and hello roasted cauliflower, and there’s no end to the gadgets touted as the next big thing.

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Real Estate Trends That Defined 2014

The year 2014 saw a steady build-up of housing momentum that is expected to carry the market into 2015 gains, according to a realtor.com® report released today.

The 2014 Housing Review points to significant improvements in the U.S. economy overall and low mortgage rates as fueling the housing market. However, there are also factors that continue to hold back a recovery, including tight credit restrictions and a limited supply of homes for sale.

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Boston Is 7th Most Valuable Market

Feeling any richer? You should be. The total value of all homes and condos in Greater Boston came in just under the $600 billion mark in 2014, a new report finds.

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