The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) recently approved seven new projects this August. These decisions are in line with much bigger plans for changing how people live, work, and travel in this bustling area. Let’s learn more about the priorities of everyone from government officials to developers to everyday citizens, and how these new projects […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Sep 05
If you are looking at real estate in Boston and wondering why prices are so high, there are a number of reasons. Boston is a great city in which to work and live, and the demand for Boston apartments is high. Despite the number of new Boston real estate developments in recent years, the demand for places to live in the […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Aug 27
What a difference a decade makes! The economy has bounced back, employment is on the rise, and a construction boom is creating new housing in cities from coast to coast. All great news. In fact, the economy is doing so well that it’s driven housing prices to record highs. Both rents and sales prices are approaching record […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Mar 14
There was a flurry of excitement in Boston’s real estate community last week. Amazon announced its shortlist of 20 communities it’s considering for its second North American headquarters, aptly named “HQ2”. Boston had made the cut!
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Feb 08
“We’re in the 8th inning,” some have said. “We’re in extra innings,” say others. Generally speaking, real estate cycles last about ten years. The last real estate cycle peaked in 2007, so it came as no surprise when experts predicted real estate prices to dip last year. Except, they didn’t.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Jan 25
Boston area real estate values continue to climb, and as a result, some investors are finding themselves priced out of the market, or finding that the rates of return are too low to justify the risks. Some don’t want to give up on real estate investment altogether, so they’ve turned to an alternative strategy: buying […]
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Nov 30
Amazon sure knows how to create a frenzy. The most recent frenzy had nothing to do with a product or sale. Instead, it was a flurry of activity from cities and states eager to land Amazon’s next headquarters, dubbed HQ2.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Nov 28
It’s typically the case that owners of multi family homes look to secure low-cost, fixed-rate debt on their properties. This provides stability and allows real estate investors to more accurately predict their annual cash flow.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Oct 06
You’ve heard people say that the Greater Boston real estate market is as hot as ever—but what does that even really mean? Well, now we know.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Oct 04
When General Electric, the nation’s largest industrial company, announced it was moving its corporate headquarters to Boston early last year, the real estate community had stars in its eyes.
By: Demetrios Salpoglou
 Oct 03