Northeast home sales up 8.8 percent from 2018

Northeast home sales up 8.8 percent from 2018


Existing home sales bounced back in December in every region of the U.S. but the Midwest, following a small slump the previous month, according to NAR’s monthly existing-home sales report. read more
How to sound smarter next time you’re asked about recession risk

How to sound smarter next time you’re asked about recession risk


A Federal Reserve economist breaks down some of the more common misconceptions about the chance of recession in 2020 and offers thoughts on how real estate pros can be better consumers of economic data. read more
Massachusetts Airbnb hosts earned over $284M in 2019 – find out which weekends did best

Massachusetts Airbnb hosts earned over $284M in 2019 – find out which weekends did best


The short-term rental site notes that roughly a third of operator profits were earned in just five summer weekends. read more
Single-family rents across the U.S. up slightly, as homeownership rates increase

Single-family rents across the U.S. up slightly, as homeownership rates increase


Low-end rentals are propping up national rent growth, according to CoreLogic. read more
Good news for Boston home sellers amid inventory slump

Good news for Boston home sellers amid inventory slump


A new Zillow report shows how Boston housing inventory performed in 2019 compared to the rest of the country. read more
U.S. homebuilding surges to 13-year high

U.S. homebuilding surges to 13-year high


Coming off of the government’s numbers for December, economists predict the home building industry is on track for recovery in 2020. read more
Back from the brink: How much has Boston bounced back from the recession?

Back from the brink: How much has Boston bounced back from the recession?


Find out what the total value of housing is in Boston, according to a new Zillow report. read more
Big purchases in Boston by Sotheby’s and Berkshire Hathaway

Big purchases in Boston by Sotheby’s and Berkshire Hathaway


January is turning out to be a big month for real estate company acquisitions in Boston. read more
Cambridge makes ‘best city to live in’ list

Cambridge makes ‘best city to live in’ list


A financial news site hailed the city’s job availability, cultural attractions and proximity to the state capital as key reasons for the ranking. read more
How housing shortages impact job growth in Boston

How housing shortages impact job growth in Boston


A new report by the National Association of Realtors ranks fast-growing cities in terms of the interplay between housing affordability and job growth. read more