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Why Does Home Ownership Matter?

The National Association of Realtors (NAR), Trulia and The Boston Herald have some interesting facts to share.

According to a recent report released by Trulia and cited by the Boston Herald it may make more sense to buy a home rather than rent in the Boston area in the current real estate climate.

Did you know that the net worth of [...]

Boston Named Third Fastes Growing City for Commercial Real Estate Internationally - Boston Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate investment has seen a great increase in activity within the last few years. Our city of Boston is actually one of the localities that is benefiting the most from this commercial real estate boom. Safe core cities worldwide are being targeted by major firms for investment opportunities. Moreover, the recent economic [...]

National Association of Realtors: 2011 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers

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Where do we go to find information on a specific topic? Do we still riffle through books, per chance find the solution in the newspaper, or maybe we ask a friend? Not likely, we instead go to the Internet. The Internet will take on a greater role in determining how we portray and deliver our properties to our prospective clients from today [...]

Pending Home Sales Up in December

It appears as though the amount of single-family property homes that have gone under agreement have increased year-over-year for the month of December yet again. The numbers for homes going under agreement, or when the buyer and seller have agreed to the terms of the sale and have signed the purchase and sale agreement but have yet to close [...]

Housing in Small Cites Likely to be Hot

Have you ever thought of the Nike Swoosh tick to represent our 2012 real estate market? Well this is the trend that the real estate market is taking going into this new year.

Jed Kolko, the chief economist at Trulia.com, insisted that the cities that are most likely to continue to have strengthening real estate markets were the rather [...]

Boston Real Estate: The Return of Rising Home Prices?

Would you believe that at least in some towns surrounding Boston, the median house prices achieved are close to the 2005 levels? Apparently, there is data that supports how in 2011 compared to 2010, there was a minuscule 0.1% increase in home prices. However in addition the estimated 1.4% increase from 2011 to 2012, still rather diminutive, [...]

Boston Area Suburbs: Poised for a Price Takeoff?

Housing in small cities is likely to be hot in 2012. Once again, Jed Kolko, the chief economist at Trulia.com expressed his opinion about places such as Boston, San Jose, Austin/Houston, and Rochester in upstate New York and how they are some of the smaller cities that will out-do the rest of the country in real [...]

Boston Real Estate News: Boston Ripe for Market Rebound

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When there are price fluctuations of roughly 3% or even less, that is a great reason for one to speculate that the market is in a stabilization stage. This notion, along with much more detail, was shared by the President and Founder of Local Market Monitor, Ingo Winzer. He discusses certain metropolitan locations that are the most likely [...]

Boston Real Estate: Suburbanites Flock to Buy in Boston

A reoccurring trend around Boston is for the younger population to flock to the more vibrant, exciting lifestyle of the city. In a recent article from The Boston Herald, we learn about the Hackney family who decided to move from the suburbs to the city. Typically, prospective buyers in todays real estate climate are targeting open, airy, [...]

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