Current Market Data

Remote workers could continue to drive the post-pandemic market
Remote workers could continue to drive the post-pandemic market

A new report from Homes.com shows that prospective homebuyers are still waiting to see if they will work from home permanently.

Here’s how long it takes for buyers to save for a down payment in Boston
Here’s how long it takes for buyers to save for a down payment in Boston

It takes Boston homebuyers 9.74 years to meet the minimum threshold of 20%, or $153,980, to qualify for a mortgage.

Housing demand likely to stay high for years, according to new study
Housing demand likely to stay high for years, according to new study

There are 5.7 million “missing” households since the Great Recession, a fact likely to boost housing demand for at least the next several years.

Pending home sales down slightly as home prices continue to rise
Pending home sales down slightly as home prices continue to rise

Nationally, contract signings are up 20.2% compared to a year ago, but industry insiders say high prices are beginning to affect sales.

GBAR: ‘Now could be the time to buy a downtown condo’
GBAR: ‘Now could be the time to buy a downtown condo’

“In fact, we may be looking at one of the best buying opportunities in Boston since the last recession.” — GBAR President Jason Gell

Despite economic uncertainty, home price gains soar to 7%
Despite economic uncertainty, home price gains soar to 7%

Despite continued economic uncertainty from COVID-19, housing markets continue their upward projectory.

Housing market rebound sets stage for 2021
Housing market rebound sets stage for 2021

The boost from loosening credit, along with rising house-buying power, equity and household formation, was strong enough to overcome the negative impact on housing market potential from the increase in tenure length so far in 2020, says Chief Economist Mark Fleming.

Re-imagining real estate in a global pandemic
Re-imagining real estate in a global pandemic

Empty commercial space is a looming crisis. What if all that unused real estate were converted to housing?

RE/MAX report shows strong sales and shrinking inventory in Boston
RE/MAX report shows strong sales and shrinking inventory in Boston

The shortage of sellers and abundance of buyers was reflected by a national inventory decrease of 32.5% year over year.

Single-family rent price growth shows a divide in recovery across price tiers
Single-family rent price growth shows a divide in recovery across price tiers

A new report from CoreLogic shows higher-priced rentals returned to 2019 growth rates while the lower-priced tier continues to lag.

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