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The Silver Lining for Rejected Amazon HQ2 Finalists

It was no secret that e-commerce giant, Amazon, was looking for its second headquarters among major U.S. cities. Unfortunately, or fortunately, depending on your perspective on the idea, all of the finalists could not share the new jobs and billions predicted to inundate the local economy. Amazon chose Arlington, a northern city in Virginia and NYC to split the home of their HQ2. However, many of the areas considered, but ultimately rejected, are expected to outperform the national average over the coming year. This comes even as the overall market is slowing. 

Harvard Researchers and a Zero-Emission Home – Here's What "HouseZero" Looks Like

At Castles Unlimited, we’re always on the hunt for the latest eco-friendly home advancements– after all, what’s more important than respecting our planet while saving our customers money? New England and cutting-edge technology go together like Tom Brady and Super Bowl championships, so as you can imagine, we were thrilled, yet, hardly [...]

Historical Landmarks, Architectural Anomalies, or Single-Family Homes? Here's what Churches Mean for Your Neighborhood

Houses of worship have always been incredibly important to the feel of a neighborhood– they serve as community centers, architectural landmarks, and historic hubs. Often iconic structures, churches can contribute to blight when they’re dormant but can also generate traffic and improve perceptions of safety and vibrancy when they’re active [...]

Cooling Housing Market Gives Home Buyers Hope

Boston is an expensive city to buy a house. Anyone who has ever tried to buy in the Boston area knows about the bidding wars and heavy competition to become a homeowner. Fortunately for sellers, the Boston area housing market has been heated and growing steadily more heated over the past few years. However, buyers may soon be catching a break according to new reports show that home prices in the region showed the first signs of cooling off in October—the volume of sales slowed, as the number of properties for sale increased.

City of Boston Awarded Environmental Support Package

The City of Boston has been named a winner of the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge and as a result has been selected to receive $2.5 million to subsidize environmental initiatives, with a primary focus on green buildings and transportation. “We have to accelerate our actions to reduce carbon emissions. Addressing climate change [...]