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Boston's Luxury Market Identity is Exciting and Unique

When most Americans think of luxury real estate, Boston might not be the first city that comes to mind. Maybe that should change, given the city’s remarkable economic growth in recent years that has kept it comfortably within the ranks of top-tier markets for first-class real estate and investment [...]

Boston Area Real Estate Simultaneously Becomes More Valuable and Affordable

SANTA ANA, Calif.–First American Financial Corporation, a global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, released the November 2018 First American Real House Price Index (RHPI). Boston is signaling an improvement in affordability, according to the [...]

Jeff Bezos has an Impressive Real Estate Portfolio– But For How Long?

Jeff Bezos has been all over the news as of late due to his impending divorce. The wealthiest man in the world, Bezos has made his fortune with a little-known company by the name of Amazon. Although his real estate holdings comprise but a small fraction ($84 million out of $137 billion comes out to 0.613 percent) of his vast riches, there is [...]

The State of Boston Area Commercial Real Estate in 2019

The Greater Boston office market ended 2018 with a bang as absorption gains of nearly one million square feet pushed vacancies down to 11.6% in the fourth quarter of last year, according to a report by a Boston brokerage firm. Year-to-date net absorption totaled nearly 1.6 million square feet as out-of-market demand and local growth resulted [...]