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Worcester again named one of the hottest markets
Worcester again named one of the hottest markets

Realtor.com’s analysis of how quickly homes sell and which city’s listings were viewed the most on its site helped determine the hottest real estate markets for the month of April.

Barnstable home prices hit record highs in first quarter
Barnstable home prices hit record highs in first quarter

The first quarter of 2021 brought home price gains in virtually every market, according to the National Association of Realtors.

The Overlook at St. Gabriel’s reaches leasing milestone
The Overlook at St. Gabriel’s reaches leasing milestone

Two more residential buildings, Overlook North and Overlook West, are slated to open this summer. 

Boston Housing Scorecard: Pending Sales Continued to Rise in April
Boston Housing Scorecard: Pending Sales Continued to Rise in April

Housing inventory in the Boston area, meanwhile, remained below year-ago levels in April.

Gen X and millennials want home gyms. Boomers? Not so much.
Gen X and millennials want home gyms. Boomers? Not so much.

Whether they’re still weary of going to a gym full of people or just looking to work off those extra pandemic pounds in privacy, homebuyers are increasingly prioritizing home exercise rooms.

It’s a seller’s market, Fannie Mae survey shows
It’s a seller’s market, Fannie Mae survey shows

Americans believe it’s a much better time to sell a home than to buy one, according to Fannie Mae’s latest survey of home purchase sentiment.

Boston named a best place to be a real estate agent
Boston named a best place to be a real estate agent

Boston has made the list of best places to be a real estate agent, and in today’s market, that’s no easy feat.

Demand for second homes more than doubles pre-pandemic numbers
Demand for second homes more than doubles pre-pandemic numbers

The number of buyers who locked in mortgage rates for second homes spiked to 178% year over year in April, according to a report from Redfin.

Boston rated seventh top emerging dog-friendly city
Boston rated seventh top emerging dog-friendly city

The survey showed that 86% of dog owners said dog-friendly features — such as having a dog door or access to a dog park — are a large part of their decision-making process, and 84% are willing to spend more for these features.

Boston’s multifamily market strengthens, rebounds from pandemic
Boston’s multifamily market strengthens, rebounds from pandemic

Multifamily rents rose nationally in April indicating ongoing recovery from the pandemic, according to the latest Yardi Matrix Multifamily National Report.

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