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Boston Market Update: May 2016

The Greater Boston Association of Realtors has released the local market updates for March 2016 and seeing how single-home and condominium sales increased despite an increase in pricing, it is safe to say its a sellers market.
The supply of homes for sale in March was significantly higher than February, indicating that more sellers are deciding to list their homes. However, while prices were way up over last year, the sales have not suffered.

 

Harvard University Expansion

Is Harvard University Underachieving?

Harvard University's decision more than 20 years ago to expand its campus into Allston was driven by a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship. Neighbors feared they might be run over in the process. But they rarely worried that Harvard would ever think too small. Now, it seems, they

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Top Stories for the Week of July 15th

The "Simply Marble-ous" Treasure Hunt Is On!

Save the Harbor/Save the Bay is partnering with JetBlue Airways again this year for the 3rd annual "Simply Marble-ous" Treasure Hunt. It is free and easy to enter. If you find a marble on your favorite beach from Nahant to Nantasket, just take a photo of yourself with your marble, post it on Save [...]

What Does the Zillow/Trulia Merger Mean?

Real estate listings service Zillow has purchased Trulia for $3.5 billion in stock, the companies announced in a joint statement. What does this mean for the industry?

The local associations of realtors and the MLS companies who have feasted on having realtors paying dues regardless of production will suffer - and should die off completely [...]

Newton, MA Ranks as Top City in the Country

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When choosing where to live, Americans consider a variety of factors. For some, the quality of schools is important. For others, the strength of the local economy or personal safety takes priority.

To determine America's best cities to live in, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data on the 550 areas measured by the U.S.

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Newton News: What to Look Out for in Your Own Neighborhood!

Newton, Massachusetts is a wonderfully historic area which alludes to various community events- encouraging and educating about its history. Here are some following events that you may want to check [...]

Shadow Inventory Drops Below 2 Million Units

Completed Foreclosures Up in May 
 

 
The number of completed foreclosures in the U.S. was up slightly in May compared to April; however, the foreclosure inventory was down.  The foreclosure inventory is the number of homes in process of foreclosure.  The completed number increased by 3.5%; or 2,000 more foreclosures compared to April. 

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Chestnut Hill Square and The Street- The Latest On What is to Come

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New England Development and WS Development, two of Great Boston's top development companies, have been pushing their constructions and creating more changes and stores to two of the most well-loved shopping centers in

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