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Donate time and get tax relief

West Roxbury -Looking to help out elderly residents saddled with rising property taxes, the city will offer tax abatements in exchange for volunteerism. The crux...

Think your house lost value?

Dodgers owner sells Brookline estate, but after more than $6 million price drop If you thought the real estate tumble bruised your home's resale value,...

Abbott Real Estate to Build 36 Homes at The Bay Club in Massapoisett

BOSTON—Abbott Real Estate Development LLC announced the purchase of 36 homesites to build single family residences at The Bay Club, an exclusive, gated golf...

Real estate recovery slow as sellers lower expectations

The gap between what homeowners are asking for their homes and what buyers are willing to pony up has been slowly decreasing, but houses...

Nominal trustee not liable for lead paint on property

A woman who held title to rented property as a nominal trustee of a real estate trust could not be sued for an illegal...

Housing downturn isn’t just hard on sellers

For local real estate agents, it's survival of the fittest Part of the allure of the real estate market is the ability to make a...

What the heck is a condotel?

Have you ever dreamed of living in a hotel? Just imagine: You'd have housekeepers, valet drivers, room service and more -- all there to...

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Housing downturn isn’t just hard on sellers

For local real estate agents, it's survival of the fittest Part of the allure of the real estate market is the ability to make a...

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Pending Sales Maintain Steady Year-Over-Year Increases for Almost Four Years This...

The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) reported today that ongoing buyer demand pushed pending sales up three percent over last year. Pending sales have been up 47 of the last 48 months, marking almost four years of positive gains in single family homes put under agreement. Realtors® confidence both in the market and in home prices was positive in February. This month’s “Hot Topic” question finds that the conversation of "tiny" houses has never come up between the majority of Realtors® and their clients