You may have heard rent control mentioned more often in the current political discourse. As runaway inflation took hold through questionable economic policies, many people have struggled to pay their bills and cover their costs of living. As a result, impassioned, but misguided, activists are pushing for rent control to be adopted as a general […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Feb 21
***UPDATED*** This market report has been updated, check out our 2023 Boston Real Estate Sales Market Report! As we enter the final quarter of 2022, it appears like the decade-long period of growth for Boston’s real estate market is grinding to a halt.  The most recent MLS data shows that rising interest rates have effectively […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Nov 01
The city of Boston has experienced record housing market growth over the past decade. Median sale prices have soared on account of a tight supply of for-sale properties and growing demand. In 2011, the median sale price for a single-family home in Boston was $375,000. Just 11 years later, that figure has more than doubled […]
By: Anthony Tse
 Aug 30
***UPDATED*** This market report has been updated, check out our 2023 Boston Real Estate Sales Market Report! Boston’s real estate market has been one of the nation’s storylines over the past decade. The metro area has seen the housing market explode as the limited supply of real estate inventory just hasn’t been able to keep pace […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Aug 03
Boston’s apartment scarcity has been put back in the spotlight in 2022.  The apartment supply shortage took a hiatus during the pandemic, as remote learning and remote work temporarily diminished renter demand. Now that Boston is back in business, rental supply figures are even lower than before COVID.  Sadly, we’re seeing historically low apartment availability and as a result, […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Aug 02
The city of Boston has seen a wave of new construction developments over the past decade.  In an effort to meet rising demand for housing, the city has made it an initiative to build 69,000 new housing units by the year 2030.  This initiative has reshaped Boston’s skyline and turned the waterfront from a shipping […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jul 19
San Francisco has often been called the Boston of the west coast due to the similar size and culture of the cities. However, they both have something else in common: the housing costs are high, to say the least. Boston has been climbing the list of the most expensive cities in the country for the […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jun 28
Boston has been in a new construction frenzy over the past decade to accommodate a growing demand for housing. The development boom has added tens of thousands of new Boston apartments to the city’s rental supply. Despite the added inventory, the city has struggled to keep pace with growing demand as Boston’s rental market is […]
By: Gabriel Bonilla
 Jun 21
This year has brought with it some economic uncertainty that will inevitably affect the local housing economy. Last month, the year-over-year consumer price index was up by a staggering +8.3%, indicating that post-pandemic inflation concerns are far from over. The Fed has been steadily raising interest rates this year as a result. But how exactly […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jun 20