How Gentrification is Affecting Housing Prices in Boston

Gentrification in Boston

When a formerly depressed neighborhood suddenly becomes hot, the rapid growth can transform an area almost overnight. But it can also bring expensive growing pains. Is gentrification making Boston unaffordable? Gentrification can happen quickly. As higher-income buyers move into a growing neighborhood, the cost of living goes up. Rents typically escalate, forcing poor and working-class […]

The Challenges of Selling in a Bad Neighborhood in Boston

Selling a House in a Bad Boston Neighborhood

Boston is home to some of the most eclectic and distinctive neighborhoods in the country. With all the students, professors and startup types, there’s a wide range of areas for everybody, with as many neighborhood stereotypes as there are fans in Red Sox Nation. Among the many fine neighborhoods, we’ve also got our fair share […]