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Blog :: 07-2014

June 2014 Greater Boston Real Estate Market Trends Report

June 2014 Greater Boston Real Estate Market Trends

Low interest rates and improving job market kept buyer demand high, but shortage of homes for sale resulted in a drop of closed sales in June 2014. Prices continued to move up because demand for available homes to buy outpaced supply.

June 2014 Multi-family Housing Activity Report Boston, MA Real Estate

June 2014 Boston Multi-family Housing Activity Report

Closed sales were up +5.7% Median prices were up +13.3% Inventory of Homes for Sale were down -23.6% Months Supply of Home for Sale were down -26.3% Days on market until sale were down -24.3% Percentage of original list price received were up +1.5% New Listings were up +0.3%

World Cup 2014 Fever Grips America Can You Guess Where Organized Soccer In The States Began?

Guess Where Organized Soccer In The States Began?

There has been some debate about the origins of modern soccer in America. It has long been held that the modern game entered the States through Ellis Island in the 1860s. However, recent research has shown that soccer entered America through the port of New Orleans, as Irish, English, Scottish, and German immigrants brought the game with them. It was in New Orleans that many of the first games of soccer in America were played.