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Boston Defies National Trends as Middle Class Housing Affordability Rises in 2014

The term “affordability” is thrown around quite a bit, but when it concerns the middle class, the scenario is all the more interesting. The Boston housing market has offered a most pleasant surprise in 2014, with the area’s housing

LoanDepot, LLC To Acquire Mortgage Master, Inc. in Definitive Agreement

In a recent definitive agreement between loanDepot, LLC and Mortgage Master, Inc., loanDepot, LLC will acquire the super-regional mortgage lender and one of the country’s largest privately-owned mortgage companies. LoanDepot, LLC, the nation’s second largest nonbank consumer lender, looks

Boston One of Nation’s Top 10 Construction Markets

Our new construction market, according to new data, is among the nation’s best. Through September of 2014, Boston had the No. 9 new construction market in the country. According to fresh numbers from Dodge Data & Analytics, Boston’s construction starts for

Despite Increase, All-Cash Sales in MA Remain Among Lowest in Nation

Massachusetts’ balanced market remains the envy of states the nation over. All-cash sales in Massachusetts comprised just 24 percent of total home purchases in August 2014, according to the latest data from CoreLogic. Though that actually represents a 4 percentage

How Housing Affordability is Worsening in Boston

In case you were wondering, our housing market continues to get less affordable, not more. In the last year and a half, housing affordability in America has dramatically fallen, and our local metro is no exception. We recently reported that NAR’s Housing

Boston Asking Prices Remain Positive in October

Though prices have shown signs of a slowdown at 2014 draws to a close, they’ve remained in positive territory. Though asking prices nationwide have shown some signs of a slowdown, they remained in confidently positive territory through October, according

CoreLogic: Home Price Gains Slow, Particularly Luxury

Home prices continue climbing towards a healthy balance, but leave luxury properties behind. As has been the trend all year, home prices continued rising in September, according to a new report from CoreLogic. However, despite gains, the rapidity of

Agent Publishing’s Marci Sepulveda Named One of HousingWire’s 2014 Influential Women in Housing

HousingWire, one of the nation’s most influential and most-read source of news and information covering the multi-trillion dollar U.S. housing and mortgage market, has named Agent Publishing’s co-founder and publisher Marci Sepulveda one of the 2014 Influential Women in

Guaranteed Rate Paints Third Quarter Picture in New Report

A third quarter report released by mortgage company Guaranteed Rate shows rising home prices and a newfound confidence in mortgage financing. Late last week, national mortgage giant Guaranteed Rate released its third quarter mortgage trends snapshot, detailing the current

Boston’s Longest Serving Mayor Dies at 71

Former Mayor Thomas Menino dies at 71, leaving a legacy of progress. On Thursday, former Boston mayor Thomas Michael Menino, who served five consecutive terms on the promise and practice of pragmatic and effective leadership, passed away after having

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