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New home construction momentum may set stage for ‘year of the home builder’
New home construction momentum may set stage for ‘year of the home builder’

“Nothing sells like a shortage. We have underbuilt new housing relative to demand for a decade. Building will have to exceed household formation for a number of years to reduce the housing stock ‘debt’ we have accumulated.” — First American Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi

Nearly half of Boston listings in bidding wars
Nearly half of Boston listings in bidding wars

More than half of Redfin listings (54%) experienced bidding wars in November, down only 4 percentage points from the previous month, according to the online broker’s new report.

Boston ranks 5th priciest luxury market in the U.S.
Boston ranks 5th priciest luxury market in the U.S.

The flight of homeowners from large urban centers to the suburbs has unexpectedly begun to reshape residential real estate, but luxury property in large cities have also gotten a boost from the hot market.

NAR names Kinlin Grover agent Realtor Emeritus
NAR names Kinlin Grover agent Realtor Emeritus

Those who achieve the designation must have 40 years of membership and a year of service at the national association level

Walkability now less important to Boston buyers
Walkability now less important to Boston buyers

“Much of what makes walkable neighborhoods so desirable and valuable has been diminished this year.” — Redfin chief economist Daryl Fairweather

NAR summit predicts economic rebound, growth in housing prices in 2021
NAR summit predicts economic rebound, growth in housing prices in 2021

A panel of experts surveyed by the National Association of Realtors predicted that 2021 will bring a post-pandemic economic rebound, while housing prices are expected to climb.

Remote workers could continue to drive the post-pandemic market
Remote workers could continue to drive the post-pandemic market

A new report from Homes.com shows that prospective homebuyers are still waiting to see if they will work from home permanently.

Realtor.com VP heads to GryphTech in new role
Realtor.com VP heads to GryphTech in new role

He will oversee the rollout of the new and improved iList Agent CRM, which is used by more than 40,000 RE/MAX agents.

NAR: Third of new Massachusetts residents from Florida
NAR: Third of new Massachusetts residents from Florida

The report noted that the populations of large cities have declined the most during the pandemic.

Boston developer makes 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies list
Boston developer makes 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies list

The award, co-sponsored by the Women Presidents’ Organization and American Express, is based on sales growth over several years.

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