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The Happenings

Here's What Decreasing Interest Rates Mean for the Boston Real Estate Market

It was widely anticipated that mortgage rates would increase significantly in 2019, with Freddie Mac predicting that 2019 rates would climb as high as 5.1%, making it prohibitive for many people looking to buy homes and condos in Boston. But this week's 30-year fixed rate is 4.04%, .60 percentage points lower than the 52-week average and the [...]

4 Reasons to Buy Boston Real Estate in 2019

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2018 was a competitive year for Boston real estate buyers, and it left many discouraged and resigned to renting. But over the last few months the market has changed, creating new opportunities for those looking for [...]

7 Hot New Construction Buildings in Fenway/Kenmore

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The Fenway / Kenmore area may be home to “America’s most beloved ballpark,” but Bostonians know that there’s a lot more to the neighborhood then the iconic home of the Boston Red Sox.  The 1.24 square mile neighborhood is bursting with vitality thanks to a unique blend of cultural institutions, universities, and the natural beauty bestowed [...]

A Detailed Look at the Improper Bostonian's 9 of the Best Bars in Boston

One of the best things about living in Boston (arguably the best thing) is how full of life it is.  You could spend an entire month exploring the city and still miss some if it's best attractions.  So, as some of the most experienced real estate agents in Boston, we've made it a priority to acquaint ourselves with the city in every way, [...]

7 MUST SEE New Construction Projects In The South End

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It’s no secret that there’s a wave - no a tsunami - of new construction washing over Boston.  And it makes sense - new real estate inventory has slowed to a trickle and buyers are desperately competing for what little options they have, often times waving contingencies and paying tens of thousands of dollars over asking price.  Exacerbating [...]

What Millennials Are Looking for in Boston Real Estate

For years Boston has attracted Millennials with it's abundance of highly ranked colleges and universities, and it has retained them with a thriving job market and renowned cultural appeal.  Real Estate in Back Bay, The South End, Beacon Hill, Downtown, The Seaport, Dorchester and South Boston is particularly attractive to Millennials, [...]

What's Next for Interest Rates and What Does it Mean for Home Buyers?

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If you follow real estate even a little, you've probably heard that interest rates are on the rise.  In fact, on December 1st most lenders came close to the highest levels we've seen in two years.  So what's next?  And does an increase in rates mean that home prices will drop since there will be fewer buyers and therefore less demand? [...]