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Allston Square goes ahead with a new design. Take a look
Blog 2 days ago
Allston Square goes ahead with a new design. Take a look

A rendering of the proposed renovations of the building at the corner of Braintree and Franklin streets in Allston. Last week, City Realty...

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US long-term mortgage rates stay near historic lows
Blog 6 days ago
US long-term mortgage rates stay near historic lows

WASHINGTON (AP) - US long-term mortgage rates remained near historically low levels this week against a backdrop of volatile financial markets...

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FHA changes rules to back more condo mortgages
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FHA changes rules to back more condo mortgages

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Housing Administration is changing regulations to make it easier for more first-time condo buyers to receive...

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US long-term mortgage rates fall sharply
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US long-term mortgage rates fall sharply

WASHINGTON (AP) - US long-term mortgage rates dropped this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan touching its lowest level since November 2016....

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Most affordable, expensive cities for renters in Eastern Mass.
Blog 2 weeks ago
Most affordable, expensive cities for renters in Eastern Mass.

Cambridge is still the most expensive Eastern Massachusetts city for renters, according to a new report, with Boston coming in second and Brookline...

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City partners with new online tool to help those facing eviction
Blog 2 weeks ago
City partners with new online tool to help those facing eviction

For decades, Greater Boston Legal Services has offered legal clinics for tenants facing eviction. But the organization noticed those face-to-face...

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Gronk scores a Miami condo for $1.7 million. See inside.
Blog 3 weeks ago
Gronk scores a Miami condo for $1.7 million. See inside.

The condo at 1100 Biscayne Blvd. has views of the ocean, bay, and Miami skyline. Rob Gronkowski has scored again in Miami. He bought a condo for...

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See the 26-story tower planned next to Dudley Station
Blog 3 weeks ago
See the 26-story tower planned next to Dudley Station

A 26-story development proposed for Dudley Square would bring 241 rental homes, 20 percent of which would be deemed affordable. Plans for the Rio...

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Affordable fixes that will transform your rental bathroom
Blog 1 month ago
Affordable fixes that will transform your rental bathroom

The cramped, poorly lighted caves that pass for bathrooms in many rental apartments seem to exist in a different universe from the minimalistic,...

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Affordable-housing, hotel proposed for Chinatown parking lot site
Blog 1 month ago
Affordable-housing, hotel proposed for Chinatown parking lot site

A Tremont Street parking lot in Chinatown could become home to a 416,500-square-foot tower with affordable-housing units, hotel rooms, and an...

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Ask the Expert, Home Improvement, New Construction
Blog 1 month ago
Ask the Expert, Home Improvement, New Construction

Do you dream of entertaining friends on your very own roof deck? You aren't alone, said Marc Savatsky, a builder/developer with Choose Boston and...

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The redevelopment of the former Bayside Expo site
Blog 1 month ago
The redevelopment of the former Bayside Expo site

Nearly a decade after UMass Boston picked up the 20-acre lot home to the former Bayside Expo Center, the revitalization of the Columbia Point...

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A new Hyde Park development would add 300-plus condos, rentals
Blog 1 month ago
A new Hyde Park development would add 300-plus condos, rentals

The Residences at Readville Station would have 305 units, some for rental and some to buy. More than 300 residential units could be headed for Hyde...

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A running list most affordable, expensive cities for renters
Blog 1 month ago
A running list most affordable, expensive cities for renters

Cambridge had the highest rents in June: $2,520 for a one-bedroom unit. Cambridge is the most expensive Eastern Massachusetts city for renters,...

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Mortgage rates tick up, but lower bond yields signal declines
Blog 1 month ago
Mortgage rates tick up, but lower bond yields signal declines

WASHINGTON - After falling more than a half percentage point the past four months, mortgage rates rebounded this week. According to the latest data...

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A studio apartment at The Clarendon is listed for $925,000
Blog 1 month ago
A studio apartment at The Clarendon is listed for $925,000

A studio apartment at The Clarendon in Back Bay has gone on the market for just shy of $1 million. Paul Whaley of Coldwell Banker Residential...

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200-plus unit condo project for Dock Square Garage moves forward
Blog 2 months ago
200-plus unit condo project for Dock Square Garage moves forward

Plans to give a parking garage near Quincy Market a substantial makeover by adding more than 200 condominiums advanced Thursday after receiving...

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Trump sells mansion to firm tied to Indonesian billionaire
Blog 2 months ago
Trump sells mansion to firm tied to Indonesian billionaire

President Trump bought the property, at 809 N. Canon Drive in Beverly Hills, for $7 million in 2007. President Trump's company has quietly sold one...

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Check out renderings for 125 Lincoln St. in Leather District
Blog 2 months ago
Check out renderings for 125 Lincoln St. in Leather District

New renderings have recently been released for a plan to demolish a Leather District parking garage and build a 24-story office building in its...

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Seaport condo with walls of glass for $6.8 million
Blog 2 months ago
Seaport condo with walls of glass for $6.8 million

A corner unit in a Seaport District high-rise was one of the region's priciest sales last week, going for $6,800,000 on Friday, June 7. Tracy...

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17-story Brighton residential tower proposed atop Comm Ave. hill
Blog 2 months ago
17-story Brighton residential tower proposed atop Comm Ave. hill

The site of a former Brighton hospital could become home to a 17-story residential complex that would rise on the peak of a Commonwealth Avenue...

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Most renters looking to move to Boston live in New York
Blog 2 months ago
Most renters looking to move to Boston live in New York

The majority of renters flocking to Boston from another metro currently live in New York City, according to a report Apartment List released...

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Landlords are rejecting undergrads, and it’s all perfectly legal
Blog 2 months ago
Landlords are rejecting undergrads, and it’s all perfectly legal

Bella Manganello knew it would be hard to find an off-campus apartment, so she set her sights wide. The rising Boston University senior looked in...

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See the latest renderings of the project planned for over the Mass. Pike
Blog 2 months ago
See the latest renderings of the project planned for over the Mass. Pike

A proposed development that could create a walkable and bicyclist-friendly area with offices, retail, and residences or a hotel over the Mass. Pike...

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Report ranks Boston as the third most expensive city for renters
Blog 2 months ago
Report ranks Boston as the third most expensive city for renters

Boston moved up two spots to be the third most expensive market for renters in the country, according to a report released Monday by Zumper, the...

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Development would replace East Boston auto shops
Blog 2 months ago
Development would replace East Boston auto shops

The new development would consist of 165 residential units, 2,000 square feet of retail space, and up to 68 off-street vehicle parking spaces,...

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Middle-income seniors risk falling through cracks on housing
Blog 2 months ago
Middle-income seniors risk falling through cracks on housing

WASHINGTON - Mary Gerace has lived here since 1963 and loves it. But at 73, she worries that someday she may become too frail to stay in the rent...

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For $489,900, South Boston condo for farmhouse chic fans
Blog 2 months ago
For $489,900, South Boston condo for farmhouse chic fans

With sliding barn doors and shiplap walls, this one-bedroom, one-bath condo in South Boston is a modern take on farmhouse living, priced at $489...

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US long-term mortgage rates slip for the 4th straight week
Blog 3 months ago
US long-term mortgage rates slip for the 4th straight week

WASHINGTON (AP) - US long-term mortgage rates fell slightly this week, marking a fourth straight week of declines. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said...

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There's never been a better time to be a dog owner in Boston
Blog 3 months ago
There's never been a better time to be a dog owner in Boston

More and more, it seems, Boston is going to the dogs. No matter where you look these days - sidewalks, brunch spots, the hallways of your office -...

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