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LGBT+ couples are showing a stronger desire to purchase homes
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LGBT+ couples are showing a stronger desire to purchase homes

Although housing discrimination continues to be an issue for many in the LGBT+ community, more LGBT+ couples are buying homes. The National...

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This Week in Boston Real Estate: Tower groundbreaking, new developments and more
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This Week in Boston Real Estate: Tower groundbreaking, new developments and more

Cronin Development announced that a groundbreaking ceremony for its St. Regis Residences tower in the Seaport District will be held Oct. 1. Plans...

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Gibson Sotheby's expands to Cape Cod
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Gibson Sotheby's expands to Cape Cod

Gibson Sotheby's International Realty announced it would expand into the Cape Cod market by bringing offices of oldCape Sotheby's International...

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What real estate brands can learn from the ecommerce industry
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What real estate brands can learn from the ecommerce industry

When the retail industry started to move heavily into the digital sphere, it had to learn some hard lessons before it could flourish. All the old...

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Existing-home sales steady in August after months of declines
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Existing-home sales steady in August after months of declines

After four months of declines, existing-home sales stayed steady in August from July, according to the National Association of Realtors’ monthly...

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Homebuyers purchase second vacation homes for profit over personal use
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Homebuyers purchase second vacation homes for profit over personal use

Over the past decade, the market for second homes and online travel operations has transformed significantly. A survey by real estate adviser...

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New construction activity finally climbs in August
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New construction activity finally climbs in August

The U.S. Census Bureau's monthly New Residential Construction report showed builders broke ground on new homes and apartment buildings at a much...

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NAHB: Permits and confidence grow, but tariff trouble looms
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NAHB: Permits and confidence grow, but tariff trouble looms

The latest survey of U.S. homebuilders by the National Association of Home Builders finds that confidence within the industry remains generally...

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Boston ranks in top 20 ZIP codes with largest share of millennials
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Boston ranks in top 20 ZIP codes with largest share of millennials

As millennials are expected to become the largest generation in history, it is no surprise the population’s location dynamic has been shifting....

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Coldwell Banker Real Estate announces new chief operating officer
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Coldwell Banker Real Estate announces new chief operating officer

Liz Gehringer, tenured senior vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer of Realogy Holdings Corp., was named the new chief operating...

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5 issues faced when inheriting a house
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5 issues faced when inheriting a house

The recent death of legendary singer-songwriter Aretha Franklin initially posed a quandary for her four surviving sons. Because she didn’t leave a...

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Agent Snapshot: Brett DeRocker, SVP, Compass
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Agent Snapshot: Brett DeRocker, SVP, Compass

Name: Brett DeRocker Job Title: SVP, Compass, Co-Founder, DeRocker & Khoury Company: Compass What was your first job in the realty industry? My...

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Redfin: Growing evidence of migration to low-tax states
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Redfin: Growing evidence of migration to low-tax states

Economists predicted it and many real estate agents have already been seeing it. Now more data is beginning to show Americans are shopping for...

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Survey: Boston residents prefer parkland over property development
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Survey: Boston residents prefer parkland over property development

The Trustees of Reservations (The Trustees), a nonprofit that advocates for environmental conservation along the Massachusetts coastline, conducted...

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Real Estate in Brief: Trump, tax breaks, and technology in smart homes
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Real Estate in Brief: Trump, tax breaks, and technology in smart homes

Former President Jimmy Carter is calling for broad reform of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and advocates for voters to...

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What's behind low inventory despite strong sales?
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What's behind low inventory despite strong sales?

The latest statewide housing market report from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors showed pending home and condo sales grew again in August....

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Baby boomers are holding onto their homes as they head into retirement
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Baby boomers are holding onto their homes as they head into retirement

As baby boomers gracefully round the corner into their golden years, Trulia found that the already strained housing market tightens a bit further...

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As Gen Z enters the housing market, here’s what agents need to know
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As Gen Z enters the housing market, here’s what agents need to know

There are already approximately 100,000 Gen Z homeowners and that number will only continue to increase. While they share some concerns with...

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Study: Boston's new luxury towers largely sit empty
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Study: Boston's new luxury towers largely sit empty

Boston is just one of several large metropolitan areas that have seen an explosion of luxury housing construction and sales in recent years. But...

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Want to know where home prices will be rising? Look for a new Starbucks
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Want to know where home prices will be rising? Look for a new Starbucks

Neighborhood amenities can make a difference on how much buyers want a specific home, and there is one amenity that seems to have a larger impact...

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Commonwealth brokerage joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
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Commonwealth brokerage joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Century 21 Commonwealth announced Friday its departure from Century 21 to join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, in efforts to double its sales...

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US home equity growth rates higher in minority communities
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US home equity growth rates higher in minority communities

Homeowners throughout the U.S. are benefitting from recent home price appreciation by way of swelling home equity values. A Sept. 10 report from...

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4 Easy Ways to Invest in Real Estate
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4 Easy Ways to Invest in Real Estate

People who are new to the real estate industry often have the misconception that they need access to large capital in order to invest. But, there...

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New construction marketing: Tips and techniques from the experts
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New construction marketing: Tips and techniques from the experts

The Boston real estate market is ever growing upward and bringing in thousands of new residents to the city. The building boom has developers...

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Survey: Challenges agents face selling new construction
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Survey: Challenges agents face selling new construction

Survey: Challenges agents face selling new construction

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What are homebuyers looking for in new construction homes?
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What are homebuyers looking for in new construction homes?

When searching for a new home, buyers have a lot of ideas about what they are looking for, from the layout to the design elements and even...

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Agent Snapshot: Eric Rollo, Realtor, William Raveis Real Estate
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Agent Snapshot: Eric Rollo, Realtor, William Raveis Real Estate

Name: Eric Rollo Job Title: Realtor and Team Leader Company: Eric Rollo Real Estate Team – William Raveis Real Estate – Back Bay What was your...

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This week in Boston real estate: Opinions on multifamily housing, what $1 buys and more
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This week in Boston real estate: Opinions on multifamily housing, what $1 buys and more

Nearly two-thirds of Boston residents oppose multifamily project housing, according to a new study conducted by Boston University’s Initiative on...

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Four questions your clients should ask before buying a vacation rental home
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Four questions your clients should ask before buying a vacation rental home

Have clients interested in renting out your yurt, tiny house or couch? Now there are several options homeowners have to make extra income. For...

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Boston ranks as one of the most valuable cities in the country
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Boston ranks as one of the most valuable cities in the country

Real estate wealth is dispersed unequally throughout the United States with revenue concentrated heavily in metropolitan areas, valued at $26.2...

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