News From Massachusetts
Timely, relevant and useful information about Massachusetts and other parts of the country related to real estate, finance and policy issues for homeowners and prospective homeowners (See our Archive of older stories).
Whether you live in a rural, suburban or urban community, your response to the US Census will influence how billions of federal dollars flow into your community over the next decade. Learn more.
A look at how the recent halt on evictions and foreclosures in Massachusetts will impact the state because of residents who are unable to make payments.
The employment boom in Massachusetts is making it harder for new and existing residents to find available and affordable homes to buy.
As home prices rise and inventory tightens up across the country, states and cities are proposing innovative solutions to provide more homes to more people.
Massachusetts is home to some of the country’s largest and most expensive single-family home lots.
Realtor.com recently released their hottest markets list for 2019. Boston, despite its high home prices, is still trending and ranks No. 10 on the 2019 list.
Local REALTORS build an organic, community gardening space for use by South Shore residents.
Participants engaged in placemapping. When Ben Scranton, CEO of the REALTOR® Association of Pioneer Valley (RAPV) in Western Massachusetts, first learned about Placemaking Grants, he was immediately intrigued. Scranton was attending a meeting hosted by …
Commuter rail lines are essential to reducing traffic and connecting outlying areas to job opportunities. Because it makes more housing and employment opportunities available, rail service helps increase property values. But while the Greater Boston ar …
Finding affordable housing is a major challenge in Massachusetts, but the North Shore Association of REALTORS® is actively working to help lower-income buyers discover housing options. Massachusetts is home to some of the country’s largest and most exp …