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Boston rents increased from last year while nationwide rents level off

Boston rents increased from last year while nationwide rents level off


  Boston rents increased 4.0 percent in the past year to an average of $2,351,…

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Boston is one of the least affordable cities for teachers, study says

Boston is one of the least affordable cities for teachers, study says


Teachers play a vital role in society and the economy, but school systems are…

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3 Boston suburbs among the best in the country, report shows

3 Boston suburbs among the best in the country, report shows


Boston is a sprawling metropolis with a complex of desirable and in-demand neighborhoods, but…

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More affordable housing is popping up in desirable Boston neighborhoods, study shows

More affordable housing is popping up in desirable Boston neighborhoods, study shows


Boston is a leader in providing affordable housing in desirable neighborhoods, according to a…

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Cambridge has the best public transit system of any mid-sized city, study says

Cambridge has the best public transit system of any mid-sized city, study says


Boston isn’t the only city in the area with a top-notch public transportation system….

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Boston foreclosure levels still above pre-recession average as nationwide levels drop

Boston foreclosure levels still above pre-recession average as nationwide levels drop


Boston foreclosure levels are still above pre-recession averages while nationwide foreclosure activity falls below…

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The 3 Boston neighborhoods with the biggest spike in housing costs

The 3 Boston neighborhoods with the biggest spike in housing costs


Home prices have been soaring in Boston, but not every neighborhood is seeing the…

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Boston sees second highest drop in homes for sale in March

Boston sees second highest drop in homes for sale in March


Homes sold faster this March than any other March in seven years, thanks to rising…

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Here’s how much Boston homeowners pay in property taxes

Here’s how much Boston homeowners pay in property taxes


Boston area homeowners pay a modest amount in property taxes, at least compared to…

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Affording a down payment is biggest hurdle to homeownership, Bostonians say

Affording a down payment is biggest hurdle to homeownership, Bostonians say


About 70 percent of renters say securing enough cash for a traditional down payment…

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