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Lowe's swings to 4Q loss on charges, anemic housing market - Boston Herald
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Lowe's swings to 4Q loss on charges, anemic housing market  Boston HeraldMOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) ' Lowe's swung to a loss in its fourth quarter, weighed down by sizeable one-time charges and a lethargic housing market...[read more]

Want to Buy a House in San Jose or San Francisco? You Have to Make $200K or More - NBC Bay Area
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Want to Buy a House in San Jose or San Francisco? You Have to Make $200K or More  NBC Bay AreaA report out from HSH.com lays out the salary you need to earn to buy a home in the 50 largest metros in the U.S. San Jose places at the very top ..[read more]

Tax on high-end real estate sales could generate hundreds of millions for Boston - The Boston Globe
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 22:26:00 GMT

Tax on high-end real estate sales could generate hundreds of millions for Boston  The Boston GlobeA tax on sales of high-dollar real estate in Boston would generate an enormous amount of money for affordable housing, but could dampen the ci..[read more]

The Six Ingredients Of Boston's Hearty Real Estate Outlook - Forbes
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:00:00 GMT

The Six Ingredients Of Boston's Hearty Real Estate Outlook  ForbesReal estate may be facing a national cooling off period, but Boston's hearty market is set to weather the cold...[read more]

Viewpoint: Amazon HQ2 would have been nice, but we're doing just fine - Boston Business Journal
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Viewpoint: Amazon HQ2 would have been nice, but we're doing just fine  Boston Business JournalIt was recently reported that Amazon has opted out of its plan to base one of its headquarters, with 25,000 jobs, in New York City. Would our fate..[read more]

CBRE Sells 298-Unit Mave Apartments in Stoneham - Boston Real Estate Times
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:57:00 GMT

CBRE Sells 298-Unit Mave Apartments in Stoneham  Boston Real Estate TimesBoston ' The CBRE Capital Markets team announced the sale of Mave Apartments in Stoneham, MA. Details of the financial transactions were not disclosed...[read more]

US home prices rise at slower pace for 9th straight month - Boston.com
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 16:56:00 GMT

US home prices rise at slower pace for 9th straight month  Boston.comPrices rose the fastest in Las Vegas, Phoenix and Atlanta. Boston saw a 0.47 percent drop. Get the latest market news at realestate.boston.com...[read more]

Revamped Naperville office building sold to Colorado investor - Crain's Chicago Business
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:31:16 GMT

Revamped Naperville office building sold to Colorado investor  Crain's Chicago BusinessA Boston real estate investor that picked up a distressed, half-empty office building in Naperville several years ago and filled it with tenants has cash..[read more]

An insight into the impact of a U.S. real estate investment tax incentive - Boston Real Estate Times
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:34:00 GMT

An insight into the impact of a U.S. real estate investment tax incentive  Boston Real Estate TimesSANTA BARBARA, CA' A new white paper from Yardi Matrix offers insight into the impact of a U.S. real estate investment tax incentive. Tax ref..[read more]

Real Estate in Brief: New homeowners, economic growth and more - Boston Agent Magazine
Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Real Estate in Brief: New homeowners, economic growth and more  Boston Agent MagazineThe newest estimate of U.S. homeownership rates, released Feb. 28 by the Census Bureau, showed that more Americans have become homeowners in the last .....[read more]

Real Estate in Brief: Broker alliances, rebranding and more - Boston Agent Magazine
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:02:10 GMT

Real Estate in Brief: Broker alliances, rebranding and more  Boston Agent MagazineRE/MAX announced in a March 18 press release that it had entered into a "strategic alliance' with Redfin to boost sales at both nationwide brokers through .....[read more]

Seattle is second toughest housing market in the U.S. for first-time buyers, Zillow reports - GeekWire
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Seattle is second toughest housing market in the U.S. for first-time buyers, Zillow reports  GeekWireThe days are warming up, but will Seattle's housing market recapture its status as the nation's hottest? For at least one group, it's still..[read more]

Calare Properties Acquires 40500 SF Office Building in Framingham - Boston Real Estate Times
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Calare Properties Acquires 40500 SF Office Building in Framingham  Boston Real Estate TimesFRAMINGHAM, MA ' Calare Properties has acquired a centrally located boutique office property at 30 Speen Street in Framingham, MA. Totaling approxima..[read more]

US housing starts plummeted 11.2 percent in December - Boston.com
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 17:00:00 GMT

US housing starts plummeted 11.2 percent in December  Boston.comThe number of homes being built in December plunged to the lowest level in more than two years. Get the latest market news at realestate.boston.com...[read more]

S&P Dow Jones Indices Launches Green Real Estate Index Series - Boston Real Estate Times
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:37:00 GMT

S&P Dow Jones Indices Launches Green Real Estate Index Series  Boston Real Estate TimesNEW YORK'S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P DJI'), the world's leading index provider, launched a new series of indices designed to represent real estate .....[read more]

More than one-fifth of Boston tenant households headed by someone 60 or over: Report - Curbed Boston
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

More than one-fifth of Boston tenant households headed by someone 60 or over: Report  Curbed BostonSome 21 percent of Boston tenant households were headed by someone at least 60 years old in 2017, according to a new analysis of Census data ..[read more]

CBRE Survey: Boston Among Top 10 Targets for Commercial Real Estate Investment in 2019 - Boston Real Estate Times
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

CBRE Survey: Boston Among Top 10 Targets for Commercial Real Estate Investment in 2019  Boston Real Estate TimesBOSTON' A recent survey of commercial real estate investors ranked Boston as a top 10 target among Americas metros, according to..[read more]

8 ways Worcester is staging its comeback to attract businesses and residents - Boston Business Journal
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:05:00 GMT

8 ways Worcester is staging its comeback to attract businesses and residents  Boston Business JournalLocals know it as "The Woo' and those who live there speak of its diversity as much as its history. Once an economy central to the industri..[read more]

Chase chief economist on managing client uncertainty - Boston Agent Magazine
Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Chase chief economist on managing client uncertainty  Boston Agent MagazineAmerican homeowners have a vested interest in the U.S. economy, and by association, so do real estate agents. The size and scope of the housing market, itself .....[read more]

This Week in Boston Real Estate: Investor destinations, casino plans and more - Boston Agent Magazine
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

This Week in Boston Real Estate: Investor destinations, casino plans and more  Boston Agent MagazineBoston's high real estate prices are the source of concern for many residents, politicians and business leaders alike. To ultra-wealthy inve..[read more]

Buying Abroad, With a Logo - The New York Times
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Buying Abroad, With a Logo  The New York TimesA growing number of home buyers are choosing to live in corporate-branded communities, with companies from Marriott to Porsche ready to greet them...[read more]

Business agenda - The Boston Globe
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Business agenda  The Boston GlobeTuesday, Feb. 26. CAREER FAIR. Get hired. Meet potential employers at a job fair hosted by JobFairX. Employers from a wide variety of fields will be in .....[read more]

Chelsea's Real Estate Resurgence Continues Bowen, Castillo Set to Unveil Parker Place Condos - Chelsea Record
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 14:26:15 GMT

Chelsea's Real Estate Resurgence Continues Bowen, Castillo Set to Unveil Parker Place Condos  Chelsea RecordChelsea real estate agent Jeffrey Bowen said all the hard work by city officials over the past 20 years is paying off. "Chelsea is b..[read more]

Cover story: The latest in real estate tech - Boston Agent Magazine
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Cover story: The latest in real estate tech  Boston Agent MagazineTechnology has dramatically reshaped the way that consumers and agents alike experience the process of buying or selling a home. The internet, cell phones, .....[read more]

Once Offered for $90M, This Massive Massachusetts Mansion Is Now $38M - Realtor.com News
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:22:22 GMT

Once Offered for $90M, This Massive Massachusetts Mansion Is Now $38M  Realtor.com NewsHow about a 57% discount? Known as Woodland Manor, this massive mansion on over 7 acres near Boston is now available for $38 million...[read more]

York's Wild Kingdom in Maine is for sale - Boston.com
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 19:14:18 GMT

York's Wild Kingdom in Maine is for sale  Boston.comThe 58.4-acre property went on the market in late February. Read more on Boston.com...[read more]

Institution for Savings reports record net income for 2018 | Local News - The Daily News of Newburyport
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Institution for Savings reports record net income for 2018 | Local News  The Daily News of NewburyportNEWBURYPORT ' The Institution for Savings achieved the highest operating earnings and net income in its 198-year history last year, Presid..[read more]

Cities where Americans have the most cash left over after paying their mortgages - Fox Business
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:04:41 GMT

Cities where Americans have the most cash left over after paying their mortgages  Fox BusinessHousing ranked among the top expenses for Americans across every demographic...[read more]

Biggest Lender in Brazil Puts Distressed Real Estate Up for Sale - Bloomberg
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:00:00 GMT

Biggest Lender in Brazil Puts Distressed Real Estate Up for Sale  BloombergPedro Guimaraes had no time to revel in Brazil's wild Carnival celebrations this year...[read more]

Widett Circle - Bisnow
Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Widett Circle  BisnowMarch 10, 2019 by Cameron Sperance. Boston Wants To Cash In On The Real Estate Centerpiece Of Its Olympic Blunder. Boston may have failed in its quest for .....[read more]

Boston Properties (BXP) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine - Fairfield Current
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:19:16 GMT

Boston Properties (BXP) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine  Fairfield CurrentBoston Properties (NYSE:BXP) was downgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a "buy' rating to a "hold' rating in a report issued on Tuesday...[read more]

Real Estate in Brief: Lender sentiment, housing starts and more - Boston Agent Magazine
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:09:54 GMT

Real Estate in Brief: Lender sentiment, housing starts and more  Boston Agent MagazineThe latest survey of mortgage industry sentiment from Fannie Mae found lenders markedly more optimistic about their business prospects at the start of 201..[read more]

Los Angeles Remains A Top Target For Investors - Bisnow
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:21:15 GMT

Los Angeles Remains A Top Target For Investors  BisnowWant to get a jump-start on upcoming deals? Meet the major Los Angeles players at one of our upcoming events! When it comes to commercial real estate .....[read more]

New insight from Fed meeting could keep mortgage rates low - Boston Agent Magazine
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:08:36 GMT

New insight from Fed meeting could keep mortgage rates low  Boston Agent MagazineIn a positive sign for homebuyers planning on taking out new mortgages, the Federal Reserve sent its clearest signals yet that it will hold off on interest rat..[read more]

Grab tickets to these 5 concerts before they sell out - Boston.com
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:43:14 GMT

Grab tickets to these 5 concerts before they sell out  Boston.comCheck out a handful of live shows we've heard are dangerously low on tickets. Read more on Boston.com...[read more]

Downtown Boston housing market pulls away from rest of the city'way away - Curbed Boston
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Downtown Boston housing market pulls away from rest of the city'way away  Curbed BostonIt's no surprise that it costs more to buy in downtown Boston than in the rest of the city. That is true of many cities nationwide. Want to live closer t..[read more]

Will real estate market tank in 2019? These experts say it won't - Boston.com
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Will real estate market tank in 2019? These experts say it won't  Boston.com"Unless something big goes wrong, the Greater Boston economy is almost on autopilot for the next several years.' | realestate.boston.com...[read more]

Tampa Tops National List of Best Cities for First Time Home Buyers in 2019 - World Property Journal
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:07:00 GMT

Tampa Tops National List of Best Cities for First Time Home Buyers in 2019  World Property JournalBased on a new Zillow housing report -- 2019 Best Markets for First-Time Buyers Analysis -- first-time buyers looking for an affordable home w..[read more]

Boston home prices heading into 2019 show convergence at lower, higher ends - Curbed Boston
Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Boston home prices heading into 2019 show convergence at lower, higher ends  Curbed BostonAverage asking prices for market-rate homes at the more expensive end of the Boston market heading into 2019 converge at around $1,200 to $1,300 a squ..[read more]

EXCLUSIVE: Sage Therapeutics In Talks For Up To 350K SF At Cambridge Crossing - Bisnow
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:44:24 GMT

EXCLUSIVE: Sage Therapeutics In Talks For Up To 350K SF At Cambridge Crossing  BisnowSage Therapeutics is poised to become Cambridge Crossing's third headquarters tenant...[read more]

Bayrock Financial and Development Targets $100 Mln for Boston Real Estate Fund - PR.com
Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Bayrock Financial and Development Targets $100 Mln for Boston Real Estate Fund  PR.comBayrock Financial and Development Corporation (BAYROCK), a Boston-based real estate investment and development firm, is in the process of raising a new ....[read more]

Boston median asking price up 44 percent in the past five years: Report - Curbed Boston
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Boston median asking price up 44 percent in the past five years: Report  Curbed BostonThe median asking price for a Boston home increased 44 percent from December 2013 to December 2018, to $695,000, according to a new analysis from real .....[read more]

Boston's Work Force Draws Sneaker Brands. New Offices Raise the Competition. - The New York Times
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Boston's Work Force Draws Sneaker Brands. New Offices Raise the Competition.  The New York TimesSeveral athletic shoe companies have opened dazzling headquarters in the Boston area, as they vie for the most creative shoe and apparel designe..[read more]

Confidence wanes in Massachusetts housing market - Boston Business Journal
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Confidence wanes in Massachusetts housing market  Boston Business JournalThe Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported Wednesday that the median price for a pending home sale in January rose 3 percent over January 2018...[read more]

City councilors grapple with lack of diversity in burgeoning pot industry - The Huntington News
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:41:49 GMT

City councilors grapple with lack of diversity in burgeoning pot industry  The Huntington NewsThe Boston City Council is considering legislation that would ensure minority equity in the state's budding cannabis industry. The American Civil ..[read more]

People Living in These US Cities Are Most Eager to Get Out - MoneyWise.com
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:50:58 GMT

People Living in These US Cities Are Most Eager to Get Out  MoneyWise.comWhen Americans browse home listings online, a quarter of them are considering moving to a new city, says the real estate website Redfin. They might want to t.....[read more]

Suffolk Downs No Longer Interested In Boston Casino If Wynn Resorts Loses License - Bisnow
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:05:23 GMT

Suffolk Downs No Longer Interested In Boston Casino If Wynn Resorts Loses License  BisnowA Wynn Resorts legal foe is no longer after a Boston casino license...[read more]

Back Bay home prices heading into December show wide range - Curbed Boston
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Back Bay home prices heading into December show wide range  Curbed BostonThe average asking price for a Back Bay home as of the end of November was $1,287 a square foot, according to an analysis of market-rate listings from real .....[read more]

Cohen & Steers Global Realty Majors ETF Declares First Quarter Distribution - Business Wire
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Cohen & Steers Global Realty Majors ETF Declares First Quarter Distribution  Business WireThe Cohen & Steers Global Realty Majors ETF (Exchange-Traded Fund) (NYSE: GRI) declared its first quarter distribution on March 20, 2019 in the am...[read more]

More Americans say now is a good time to buy a home - Boston Agent Magazine
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:13:41 GMT

More Americans say now is a good time to buy a home  Boston Agent MagazineThe state of the U.S. housing market has shifted rapidly in the last few months, but are consumers keeping up? A new survey from the National Association of .....[read more]

News in brief - The Boston Globe
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:37:00 GMT

News in brief  The Boston GlobeHamilton Firefighters save dog that fell through thin ice Town firefighters went out on dangerously thin ice Tuesday afternoon to save a dog who had run out on .....[read more]

Bracing for an influx, senior housing operators face rising costs and declining subsidies - The Boston Globe
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:42:00 GMT

Bracing for an influx, senior housing operators face rising costs and declining subsidies  The Boston GlobeThe oldest baby boomers, born after World War II, will be entering their 80s in the coming decade, boosting demand for independent li..[read more]

Boston condo prices toward the end of 2018 show sharp declines in some areas - Curbed Boston
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Boston condo prices toward the end of 2018 show sharp declines in some areas  Curbed BostonAverage condo prices declined annually during the third quarter in several Boston neighborhoods'including Charlestown, Beacon Hill, the South End, an..[read more]

Massachusetts home sales dip in November as prices rise - Curbed Boston
Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Massachusetts home sales dip in November as prices rise  Curbed BostonNew numbers from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors showed a particularly steep decline in condo sales...[read more]

New prospective buyer takes another run at getting Saddleback ski area back in business - Press Herald
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 20:07:00 GMT

New prospective buyer takes another run at getting Saddleback ski area back in business  Press HeraldA Boston investment firm has made an offer to buy Saddleback Mountain, pledging to invest $25 million to $30 million after the sale to help..[read more]

Boston and Five Other Cities Leading Shift in the Housing Market - Boston Real Estate Times
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Boston and Five Other Cities Leading Shift in the Housing Market  Boston Real Estate TimesSANTA ANA, Calif.'First American Financial Corporation, a global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate t..[read more]

Downtown Boston condo market sees sharp drop in sales as median price hits $838,500 - Curbed Boston
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Downtown Boston condo market sees sharp drop in sales as median price hits $838,500  Curbed BostonIt took longer to sell a downtown Boston condo at the end of 2018 compared with a year before, and there were a lot fewer such sales. That is ..[read more]

Statewide pending sales up again in February - Boston Agent Magazine
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 17:55:14 GMT

Statewide pending sales up again in February  Boston Agent MagazinePending home and condo sales grew again last month throughout Massachusetts as buyers moved to capitalize on lower interest rates and an increase in .....[read more]

Dorchester home prices heading into December average $394 a square foot - Curbed Boston
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Dorchester home prices heading into December average $394 a square foot  Curbed BostonThe average price for market-rate homes in Dorchester as of early December was $394 a square foot, according to an analysis from real estate research site..[read more]

Boston housing prices heading into August all about extremes - Curbed Boston
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Boston housing prices heading into August all about extremes  Curbed BostonThere were at least nine Boston neighborhoods where the average asking price for market-rate homes was under $400 a square foot as of August 1 and at least .....[read more]

For Boston-area home buyers, slight signs of relief - The Boston Globe
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

For Boston-area home buyers, slight signs of relief  The Boston GlobeThe superheated housing market may be cooling ' but only by a few degrees...[read more]

Brighton housing prices at start of December average nearly $500 a foot - Curbed Boston
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Brighton housing prices at start of December average nearly $500 a foot  Curbed BostonThe average asking price for market-rate homes in Brighton was $495 a square foot at the end of November, according to an analysis from real estate resear..[read more]

Home prices were up in December, but sales dropped - The Boston Globe
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Home prices were up in December, but sales dropped  The Boston GlobeThe Massachusetts housing market wrapped up 2018 in strong and steady fashion. Whether it stays that way in 2019 is anyone's guess. The median price of .....[read more]

Boston real estate predictions for 2019: Slower sales, higher rents, and development galore - Curbed Boston
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Boston real estate predictions for 2019: Slower sales, higher rents, and development galore  Curbed BostonThe region's sales market is likely to dip in the new year, while its rental market will get even tougher for tenants. Then there's th..[read more]

Anti-phishing startup thinks it has a hook - The Boston Globe
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 23:19:00 GMT

Anti-phishing startup thinks it has a hook  The Boston GlobeArun Buduri is the only person I've ever met who gets excited when someone tries to hook him with a phishing e-mail ' one of those scammy messages that .....[read more]

Is the Boston-area housing market cooling? - Curbed Boston
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Is the Boston-area housing market cooling?  Curbed BostonThe Boston area remains one of the most expensive in the nation for buying a home, but recent data suggest that things might be turning a bit'a bit'in favor of .....[read more]

Boston Offers A Strong Real Estate Market if You Are Considering Buying for Your College-Bound Child - Mansion Global
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Boston Offers A Strong Real Estate Market if You Are Considering Buying for Your College-Bound Child  Mansion GlobalHowever, dorm life offers other essential opportunities, such as making important connections with other students...[read more]

East Boston housing prices toward the end of 2018 average $500-plus a square foot - Curbed Boston
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

East Boston housing prices toward the end of 2018 average $500-plus a square foot  Curbed BostonThe average asking price for a market-rate home in East Boston as of early December is $514 a square foot, according to an analysis from real es..[read more]

Residential Market in MA a Mixed Bag; Home Sales in Boston Set New Record - GlobeSt.com
Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Residential Market in MA a Mixed Bag; Home Sales in Boston Set New Record  GlobeSt.comBOSTON'Residential home sales in the month of November were never better in metro Boston, while statewide home sales were much more tempered, falling .....[read more]

Median price of single-family home Greater Boston hits $625,000 - Boston.com
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Median price of single-family home Greater Boston hits $625,000  Boston.comMedian prices for single-family homes and condos in Greater Boston reached record monthly highs for August, the Greater Boston Association of Realtors .....[read more]

Seaport District housing prices at the end of 2018 average $2,200-plus a square foot - Curbed Boston
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Seaport District housing prices at the end of 2018 average $2,200-plus a square foot  Curbed BostonThe average asking price for Seaport District homes as of late November was $2,238 a square foot, according to an analysis from real estate r..[read more]

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