Lawsuit challenges statewide eviction and foreclosure moratorium

Lawsuit challenges statewide eviction and foreclosure moratorium


The emergency petition filed by two rental building owners claims the act violates the Massachusetts constitution. read more
Boston homes named 14th most at-risk for storm surge in 2020

Boston homes named 14th most at-risk for storm surge in 2020


A new report from CoreLogic warns of increased hurricane risk this season, compounded by coronavirus-related weaknesses read more
Boston has fifth lowest number of zombie foreclosures in the nation

Boston has fifth lowest number of zombie foreclosures in the nation


A new ATTOM report reveals that zombie foreclosures declined in the second quarter of 2020, likely a result of the temporary foreclosure moratorium on federally backed loans. read more
Pending home sales in the Northeast dive at around twice the national rate

Pending home sales in the Northeast dive at around twice the national rate


NAR’s chief economist says April’s decline could be the lowest point in the market, and that he expects it to bounce back soon. read more
Rent increases down in Boston in April

Rent increases down in Boston in April


A new report that rent is still rising, but by much less in most cities, as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. read more
Boston named hottest city for bidding wars

Boston named hottest city for bidding wars


Good news for sellers: Homes on the market under $1 million are receiving multiple offers in desirable cities. read more
Existing-home sales drop 17.8% in April, but first-timers are coming back

Existing-home sales drop 17.8% in April, but first-timers are coming back


Coronavirus lockdowns disrupted sales in April, but the data shows an increase in new homebuyers. read more