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Boston home prices surge over October 2019
Boston home prices surge over October 2019

Home construction continued to surge across the nation, which reflected the projection that new homes will help moderate price growth over the next 12 months.

Massachusetts home sales remain vibrant in October
Massachusetts home sales remain vibrant in October

“Home sales are still booming in Massachusetts.” — MAR President Kurt Thompson

GBAR: ‘Now could be the time to buy a downtown condo’
GBAR: ‘Now could be the time to buy a downtown condo’

“In fact, we may be looking at one of the best buying opportunities in Boston since the last recession.” — GBAR President Jason Gell

Massachusetts claims four top ranks in most expensive U.S. zip codes in 2020
Massachusetts claims four top ranks in most expensive U.S. zip codes in 2020

Four top ranking most expensive zip codes belong to Massachusetts, with zips in Nantucket, Wellesley Hills, Beacon Hill, and Weston.

MAR opposes eviction moratoria, rent control budget amendments
MAR opposes eviction moratoria, rent control budget amendments

MAR recently published an update on its legislative initiatives and noted that it is advocating on a number of budget amendments, several of which aim to impose sales taxes on homes.

Caldwell luxury apartments opens doors to residents
Caldwell luxury apartments opens doors to residents

Luxury apartment community, Caldwell, a 10-story mid-rise at 34 Munroe Street, in Lynn, is now accepting residents on its second, third and fourth floors and pre-leasing its upper floors.

Saving for a down payment in Massachusetts is no small affair, according to a new report
Saving for a down payment in Massachusetts is no small affair, according to a new report

Where is the best state to save for a down payment? See how Massachusetts did in a new report

Boston area homes selling 11 days faster than in 2019
Boston area homes selling 11 days faster than in 2019

While home sales continued to evade the seasonal decline, buyers and sellers took a breather last week as COVID-19 cases spiked and the nation focused on the presidential election, according to realtor.com’s Weekly Housing Report.

Thinking of taking your listing off the market for the holidays? Think again.
Thinking of taking your listing off the market for the holidays? Think again.

“Buyers who look during that time tend to be more serious because the casual lookers tend to delay until after the holidays.” — CEO Anthony Lamacchia

City spends $4M on purchase of affordable apartments
City spends $4M on purchase of affordable apartments

The deal is part of mayor’s plan to buy 1,000 affordable units and take them off the market to preserve their affordability.

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