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Historic Louis Comfort Tiffany-designed Boston mansion sold
Historic Louis Comfort Tiffany-designed Boston mansion sold

Two historic Commonwealth Avenue properties sold for an undisclosed amount this week.

Boston Housing Scorecard: Housing inventory, existing-home sales tumble in November
Boston Housing Scorecard: Housing inventory, existing-home sales tumble in November

At the same time, days on market fell to 26 from 31 as housing starts grew

Boston new construction shortfall tops 63,000 homes
Boston new construction shortfall tops 63,000 homes

There may be a construction boom, but builders still have a lot of ground to make up from a decade of underbuilding, according to a new report from Zillow.

Mobile homes appeal to young and middle-class buyers as home prices surge
Mobile homes appeal to young and middle-class buyers as home prices surge

With home prices continuing to reach new heights  across the country, many potential homebuyers are seeing the mobile-home market in a brand new light as single-family home prices become less affordable for young and middle-class buyers. 

CoreLogic: Could 2021 be the first multi-trillion dollar real estate market?
CoreLogic: Could 2021 be the first multi-trillion dollar real estate market?

As more money is being spent on real estate than ever before, the booming market is on pace to shatter records this year, according to a recent CoreLogic report.

FHFA announces conforming loan limits for Fannie and Freddie mortgages
FHFA announces conforming loan limits for Fannie and Freddie mortgages

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently announced its 2022 conforming loan limits (CLL) for conventional loans acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

BPDA approves new Dorchester housing project
BPDA approves new Dorchester housing project

The mixed-use development will include a five-story, 30,524 square-foot building with 26 apartments, four of which will be income-restricted.

Are investors to blame for low housing inventory?
Are investors to blame for low housing inventory?

Investors across the country are looking to cash in on skyrocketing house prices and rents, putting them in competition with new buyers trying to work their way to homeownership.

Cape Cod market activity falls in October as inventory continues to decline
Cape Cod market activity falls in October as inventory continues to decline

The Cape Cod housing market slowed down in October as the lack of housing inventory continued to decline.

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: Home-price gains take a pause
S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: Home-price gains take a pause

“If I had to choose only one word to describe September 2021’s housing price data, the word would be ‘deceleration. Housing prices continued to show remarkable strength in September, though the pace of price increases declined slightly.” — S&P DJI managing director Craig Lazzara.

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