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Charlestown’s Bunker Hill Housing Redevelopment project receives approvals
Charlestown’s Bunker Hill Housing Redevelopment project receives approvals

Phase one of the $1.4 billion project is expected to get underway this winter.

New future proposed for former New England Casket Co. site
New future proposed for former New England Casket Co. site

The proposal calls for the construction of two six-story residential buildings at the Bennington Street property, which was destroyed by a fire in 2019.

Cape Cod home sales surge as inventory shows recovery signs
Cape Cod home sales surge as inventory shows recovery signs

More than half of home sales on the Cape closed above list price in April, while days on market decreased, according to the Cape Cod & Islands Association of Realtors.

Clients priced out of living in Boston? Consider Quincy
Clients priced out of living in Boston? Consider Quincy

City life is reawakening after a year marred by the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean the resurgent demand for homes in the neighboring suburbs is coming down any time soon.

April sales strong as experts predict busy spring market could last into summer
April sales strong as experts predict busy spring market could last into summer

Median home sales prices in Massachusetts continued to rise in April due to strong buyer demand and record-low inventory.

Touchstone Closing welcomes new partner
Touchstone Closing welcomes new partner

Mary L. Cataudella has joined Touchstone Closing as a new partner, bringing to the firm her more than 25 years of experience.

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: Boston home-price gains accelerate yet again
S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: Boston home-price gains accelerate yet again

The pace of housing-price gains in Boston quickened in March, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, which showed a 2.6% increase from February and a 14.9% increase from a year earlier, compared to a gain of 0.9% the previous month.

Boston homes selling faster than ever
Boston homes selling faster than ever

The pace of home sales has quickened this spring and it’s not just the highly sought-after entry-level home enjoying the brisk sales pace.

Half of homes sold above asking price last month, but some wonder if demand has peaked
Half of homes sold above asking price last month, but some wonder if demand has peaked

Housing records continue to be broken, but despite the strong numbers, data could indicate homebuyer demand is reaching a peak.

Boston home sales, prices continue to soar
Boston home sales, prices continue to soar

The number of sales, as well as the price of single-family homes and condos, continued to rise in the Boston area last month. 

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