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Boston Housing Scorecard: Existing home sales rise, inventory drops in July
Boston Housing Scorecard: Existing home sales rise, inventory drops in July

Meanwhile, pending home sales and housing starts dropped from a year ago, according to Boston Agent’s July Housing Scorecard.

Boston’s housing market saw strong gains in June
Boston’s housing market saw strong gains in June

The boost in market activity and prices continues to be driven by millennial buyer demand, the search for more living space, a healthier job market and lower mortgage rates.

Realtor survey shows importance of tech in pandemic
Realtor survey shows importance of tech in pandemic

Looking forward, 37% of the survey’s respondents expect drones to be the most-impactful technology over the next 24 months, followed by cyber security (34%), 5G (31%) and virtual reality (30%).

Share of international homebuyers fell last year
Share of international homebuyers fell last year

International buyers purchased 107,000 residential properties from April 2020 through March 2021, marking a 31% decline from the 154,000 residences bought the previous year.

Housing affordability falls for a third straight month
Housing affordability falls for a third straight month

Affordability declined in 49 of the 50 major markets according to the May 2021 First American Real House Price Index. 

RentPath names new CEO after Redfin takeover
RentPath names new CEO after Redfin takeover

The new executive joins RentPath from ParkMobile, which provides an app to help drivers pay for metered parking remotely.

2021 Boston Agents’ Choice Awards Winners
2021 Boston Agents’ Choice Awards Winners

The winners are in for the 2021 Boston Agents’ Choice Awards! Do you know anyone who took top honors this year in a jury of their peers? Congratulations to all the winners and runners up!

The Warren Group expands its mortgage data solutions offerings
The Warren Group expands its mortgage data solutions offerings

The Warren Group is expanding its offerings with the addition of NMLS loan originator contact information to its database.

Senné expands residential team with two new senior associates
Senné expands residential team with two new senior associates

Senne has announced the addition of two new senior associates to its growing residential team, the company recently announced.

Kinlin Grover Real Estate announces partnership with Compass
Kinlin Grover Real Estate announces partnership with Compass

Kinlin Grover Real Estate is now part of the Compass network.

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