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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. 

Massachusetts median home price tops $500,000 for first time ever
Massachusetts median home price tops $500,000 for first time ever

Massachusetts home and condo sales hit new records in April and for the first time, the median single-family home price surpassed $500,000.

Hauser named Senné’s executive director of residential brokerage
Hauser named Senné’s executive director of residential brokerage

Former Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty COO Deborah Hauser has joined the real estate advisory and investment firm.

Home equity grows nationwide in first quarter
Home equity grows nationwide in first quarter

Boston was the leader in the northeast region for the largest share of equity-rich homes.

Bidding wars on Boston home purchases continue to soar
Bidding wars on Boston home purchases continue to soar

These included 79.7% of the offers in Boston, a bump from the 74.8% rate this past March and leap from the 56.3% rate in April 2020.

Worcester again named one of the hottest markets
Worcester again named one of the hottest markets

Realtor.com’s analysis of how quickly homes sell and which city’s listings were viewed the most on its site helped determine the hottest real estate markets for the month of April.

Barnstable home prices hit record highs in first quarter
Barnstable home prices hit record highs in first quarter

The first quarter of 2021 brought home price gains in virtually every market, according to the National Association of Realtors.

The Overlook at St. Gabriel’s reaches leasing milestone
The Overlook at St. Gabriel’s reaches leasing milestone

Two more residential buildings, Overlook North and Overlook West, are slated to open this summer. 

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