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How to make the most out of networking events
Blog 6 days ago
How to make the most out of networking events

When Chris Taylor started out in real estate eight years ago, he understood he needed to build relationships in the real estate industry. But he...

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Real Estate in Brief: Cooler prices, association hires and more
Blog 2 weeks ago
Real Estate in Brief: Cooler prices, association hires and more

While most national indicators have shown home price growth falling over the last several months, Redfin is the first to report that price...

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Price growth slows as pending sales pick up nationally
Blog 2 weeks ago
Price growth slows as pending sales pick up nationally

After the release of the Case-Shiller Index and the National Association of Realtors' Pending Home Sales report, it seems like the spring market is...

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Home sales fall back to earth in March
Blog 4 weeks ago
Home sales fall back to earth in March

After a strong nationwide rebound in February's home sales figures, purchase activity resumed its downward trajectory in March. According to the...

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Real Estate in Brief: Rent burden, global affordability and more
Blog 1 month ago
Real Estate in Brief: Rent burden, global affordability and more

Freddie Mac: Florida metros among most rent-burdened Housing affordability is an issue that dominates discussions of local politics, but the data...

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What makes Boston a global ‘power market’ for luxury real estate
Blog 1 month ago
What makes Boston a global ‘power market’ for luxury real estate

It's not easy to stay up-to-date on the latest in luxury real estate. The true trajectory and intensity of trends in this specialized market can be...

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Real Estate in Brief: New homeowners, economic growth and more
Blog 2 months ago
Real Estate in Brief: New homeowners, economic growth and more

Homeownership rate posts eighth-consecutive quarterly gain The newest estimate of U.S. homeownership rates, released Feb. 28 by the Census Bureau,...

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This Week in Boston Real Estate: The next Kendall Square, preventing evictions and more
Blog 2 months ago
This Week in Boston Real Estate: The next Kendall Square, preventing evictions and more

Searching for ‘the next Kendall Square’ Kendall Square is the envy of real estate developers the world over: an area concentrated with top-tier...

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Homebuilder hopes improve on rate outlook
Blog 2 months ago
Homebuilder hopes improve on rate outlook

U. S. homebuilders haven't seen quite the same gains as the broader real estate market in recent years, but signs are beginning to point in the...

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This Week in Boston Real Estate: Traffic, team players and more
Blog 3 months ago
This Week in Boston Real Estate: Traffic, team players and more

Boston traffic: It’s the worst It seems like residents in almost every major city make a point of complaining about local traffic congestion. But...

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NAR releases proposal for Fannie, Freddie reform
Blog 3 months ago
NAR releases proposal for Fannie, Freddie reform

Amid new leadership and a pending class-action lawsuit, big changes at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac appear to be close at hand. The question now for...

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This Week in Boston Real Estate: Carbon-neutral plans, T fares and more
Blog 3 months ago
This Week in Boston Real Estate: Carbon-neutral plans, T fares and more

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has set plans in motion for the city to be carbon-neutral by 2050. In other words, any greenhouse gas emissions from power...

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Pending sales rise locally after interest rate volatility
Blog 3 months ago
Pending sales rise locally after interest rate volatility

Mortgage interest rates found themselves in freefall last month after climbing gradually throughout the year. For that reason, home sales in Boston...

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This Week in Boston Real Estate: Power station plans, year-end records and more
Blog 4 months ago
This Week in Boston Real Estate: Power station plans, year-end records and more

Plans to redevelop the site of a decommissioned South Boston power plant into more than 1,000 new apartments and condos may have hit a snag. The...

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Real Estate in Brief: Shutdown studies, interest rate insights and more
Blog 4 months ago
Real Estate in Brief: Shutdown studies, interest rate insights and more

The partial shutdown of the federal government is entering its 20th day, and reports of its myriad ripple effects continue to surface. The latest...

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Real Estate in Brief: Condos in Queens, mortgage bets succeed and more
Blog 4 months ago
Real Estate in Brief: Condos in Queens, mortgage bets succeed and more

Several cities that were widely favored, but ultimately passed up, during Amazon’s highly publicized search for its second headquarters experienced...

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Freddie Mac warns housing supply problem is compounding
Blog 5 months ago
Freddie Mac warns housing supply problem is compounding

One of the biggest threats to the U.S. real estate market next year will be a familiar one, according to Freddie Mac economists: a lack of...

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Real Estate in Brief: HQ2 listings, short-term rentals for brokers and more
Blog 5 months ago
Real Estate in Brief: HQ2 listings, short-term rentals for brokers and more

Real estate website MyHQHome.com plans to launch in January, taking advantage of the Amazon HQ2 real estate gold rush. Several brokerages have...

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With inventory growing, condo prices fall in some Boston markets
Blog 5 months ago
With inventory growing, condo prices fall in some Boston markets

A market analysis released last month by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Warren Residential found that condo prices in some of Boston’s most...

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Why competition for real estate talent is increasing
Blog 5 months ago
Why competition for real estate talent is increasing

On average, American workers aren’t in love with their jobs. In a survey released prior to Labor Day this year, researchers from The Conference...

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Oct. pending home sales complicate short-term housing outlook
Blog 5 months ago
Oct. pending home sales complicate short-term housing outlook

The latest report on pending home sales recorded in October, released today by the National Association of Realtors, showed more signs of a short...

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Boston Agent Who's Who 2018 is here!
Blog 7 months ago
Boston Agent Who's Who 2018 is here!

Boston Agent Who’s Who 2018 is out now! Click here to see the best and brightest in Boston real estate today and what makes these agents,...

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This Week in Boston Real Estate: Winthrop Square tower, local mayors sign on to housing and more
Blog 7 months ago
This Week in Boston Real Estate: Winthrop Square tower, local mayors sign on to housing and more

Millennium Partners got confirmation to begin building its 691-foot, 1.6 million-square-foot condo and office tower at the site of the Winthrop...

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ERA gains new affiliate in Boston
Blog 7 months ago
ERA gains new affiliate in Boston

Great Spaces Real Estate in Dorchester recently announced they would be partnering with ERA Real Estate as an affiliate. As ERA partners with Great...

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Realogy, Keller Williams are latest to test iBuyer service
Blog 7 months ago
Realogy, Keller Williams are latest to test iBuyer service

More national brokerages have announced plans to join other real estate firms like Zillow and Opendoor in piloting an instant-offer home listing...

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NAR names new marketing, government affairs leaders
Blog 7 months ago
NAR names new marketing, government affairs leaders

The National Association of Realtors announced new additions to the senior leadership staff of its marketing and government affairs divisions....

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Fewer homes selling above list price since June
Blog 7 months ago
Fewer homes selling above list price since June

As home price growth slows, the percentage of homes that are going for above their asking price is decreasing. For the four weeks ending on...

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Report: Gender and racial inequality continues to impact housing affordability
Blog 7 months ago
Report: Gender and racial inequality continues to impact housing affordability

While housing is still affordable on a national level, growth in household income is decelerating while gender and racial gaps persists. A new...

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Homeowners feeling more confident in the economy, ready to sell
Blog 7 months ago
Homeowners feeling more confident in the economy, ready to sell

As home prices continue to rise across the country, homeowners appear ready to sell their homes. A record 77 percent of Americans believe that now...

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Sen. Warren introduces $450 billion bill to fund housing affordability
Blog 7 months ago
Sen. Warren introduces $450 billion bill to fund housing affordability

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren introduced an expansive bill to Congress Sept. 26 that would fund a wide spectrum of initiatives to bolster...

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