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The Cost of Downsizing


 

 

 

     There's good news if you are nearing retirement and want to downsize. You can sell your home now, and, if you are lucky enough to live in an upscale suburb like a Belmont or a Newton, you might be able to find a buyer within a week or two.The bad news? After selling the big and now empty house you have painfully resolved to say

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10 Boston Projects to Watch in 2014

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Boston is full of booming industry and improvement, from the ever-present construction on almost every bridge crossing the Charles, to the Government Center renovation. Here are ten projects in various stages of planning in the metro-Boston area worth watching in 2014.

The Millennium Tower in Downtown

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How Affordable Is Boston?

One of the sadder facts of life is that the more you can spend on a house, the more options you will have. Many factors go into making that leap - affordability, convenience, size, proximity to transportation. This begs the question: What's truly affordable these [...]

Affordable Housing Key Concern for City Officials

Affordable Housing Key Concern for City Officials

Easing height restrictions in exchange for the creation of affordable housing units, micro units in Roxbury and community land trusts are among the ideas being considered by the Mayor’s Housing Innovation Lab to lower the cost of home construction for middle income Boston residents.

 

The Hottest Boston Neighborhoods of 2016

Using home value forecasting, Zillow has announced its predictions for the Boston neighborhoods expected to see the most home value growth over the next 12 months. And it's probably not what you would expect.