Pending home and condo sales grow in July

Pending home and condo sales grow in July


Pending home sales posted their 12 consecutive month of gains across Massachusetts in July. read more
Housing starts show builders are cautiously optimistic

Housing starts show builders are cautiously optimistic


U.S. homebuilders appear optimistic that low mortgage rates can turn the tide in favor of stronger sales in the months ahead. read more
Keller Williams and Offerpad will join forces

Keller Williams and Offerpad will join forces


Keller Offers will partner with established iBuyer Offerpad to offer customers a hybrid of the services the two companies provide. read more
Why prestigious properties can be a tough sell

Why prestigious properties can be a tough sell


Perhaps contrary to popular belief, the unique homes built by architect Frank Lloyd Wright tend to remain available on the market for several years at a time. read more
Could the MBTA’s troubles turn off Boston homebuyers?

Could the MBTA’s troubles turn off Boston homebuyers?


We asked local agents whether the recent string of subway failures could change people’s housing decisions in the short- or long-term. read more
New policies to expand access to federally backed mortgages

New policies to expand access to federally backed mortgages


Two new policies in the works have the potential to reshape the way homebuyers access credit through programs backed by the U.S. government. read more
Why a recession could be near and what it means for housing

Why a recession could be near and what it means for housing


A constellation of factors point to a possible recession in the coming months or years, but the housing market will be neither the cause of it, nor the hardest-hit part of the economy. read more
Transit concerns mount as MBTA delays continue

Transit concerns mount as MBTA delays continue


Yet another derailed train, this time on the Green Line, snarled commutes once again August 7 and kicked of a string of bad headlines for Boston transit. read more
For buyers and sellers with kids, time is of the essence

For buyers and sellers with kids, time is of the essence


Homebuyers and sellers with children under 18 years old prioritize prompt responses and timely transactions when working with real estate agents, often even more so than clients without kids. read more
Low rates boost mortgage industry but spook financial markets

Low rates boost mortgage industry but spook financial markets


Wall Street has found itself increasingly on edge in recent weeks, but strangely, that may be breathing fresh life into the mortgage lending industry. read more