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Jul 28, 2015, 11:14 ET
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Sales Of Homes, Condos Show Solid Gains In June, Prices Also Rise Modestly

After underperforming for much of the first half of the year, the Greater Boston housing market kicked into high-gear last month, as both sales and...

Jul 10, 2015, 10:59 ET
Greater Boston Association of REALTORS

Belmont Agent Wins REALTOR® Spirit Award

Todd Movsessian, a Sales Associate with Hammond Residential Real Estate in Belmont, was presented with the REALTOR® Spirit Award at the...

Jul 10, 2015, 10:59 ET
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Harney Named Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® Affiliate Member of the Year

 Kathy Harney, Community Relations Specialist for Gentle Giant Moving Company in Somerville, was named the recipient of the Greater Boston...

Jul 10, 2015, 10:58 ET
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Heffernan Earns Distinguished Service Award

Deborah Heffernan, broker-owner of Avenue 3 Real Estate in Cambridge, was presented with the Andrew F. Hickey Distinguished Service Award at the...

Jul 10, 2015, 10:35 ET
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Boston Real Estate Agent Wins $2,500 REALTOR® Good Neighbor Award

 In front of a crowd of his colleagues and friends, Kenneth Tutunjian was honored at the Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® (GBAR)...

Jul 10, 2015, 10:32 ET
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Framingham Broker Named Greater Boston Realtor® Of The Year

On June 25, the Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® (GBAR) named Robert J. Harrington, Broker Owner of Nexum Realty in Framingham, as the...

Jul 10, 2015, 10:32 ET
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Cambridge Real Estate Agent Wins $2,500 Realtor® Good Neighbor Award

In front of a crowd of her colleagues and friends, Sara Rosenfeld was honored at the Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® (GBAR) Annual...

Jun 23, 2015, 11:58 ET
Greater Boston Association of REALTORS

Decline In May Home Sales Reflects Delayed Spring Market In Gr. Boston

A shortage in the supply of homes and condos for sale, along with lingering effects from the long, snowy winter, impeded market activity last month...

May 27, 2015, 13:22 ET
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Slower Sales, Higher Prices Reflect Strong Home Buyer Demand In Gr. Boston

A deficiency in the number of homes and condos for sale in many Greater Boston communities led to a drop in sales activity during April, while...

Apr 28, 2015, 10:52 ET
Greater Boston Association of REALTORS

Despite Low Inventory And Record Snow, Home Sales, Prices Steady In March

Although there was a slight slip in home sales in March, the local housing market remains healthy with modest price appreciation and strong buyer...

Mar 25, 2015, 08:59 ET

Strong Sales Drive Home Prices Higher, Inventory Lower During February

Buyer demand in the local housing market remained historically strong in February as low mortgage rates, less stringent credit standards, and gains...

Feb 24, 2015, 12:56 ET

Demand For Housing Remains Strong In Greater Boston, Pushing Prices Higher And Inventory Lower In January

 Near record low mortgage rates, an improving job market, and pent-up demand among millennials helped to spur activity in the local housing...

Jan 22, 2015, 11:28 ET

McCarthy Begins Term As President Of Greater Boston Association Of REALTORS®

 David McCarthy, of Canton, Operating Partner for Keller Williams Realty Boston-Metro and Keller Williams Realty Chestnut Hill Market Center,...

Jan 22, 2015, 11:10 ET

Local Broker Elected Treasurer Of Greater Boston Association Of REALTORS®

Marie Presti, a real estate broker and owner of Realty Executives Esteemed Properties in Newton, has been elected as Treasurer of the Greater...

Jan 22, 2015, 11:07 ET

Local Broker Begins Term As President-Elect Of Greater Boston Association Of REALTORS®

 Andrew Sarno, Broker Associate at RE/MAX Andrew Realty Services in Medford, has been elected as President-Elect of the Greater Boston...

Jan 22, 2015, 11:06 ET

Local Broker Re-Elected Vice President Of Greater Boston Association Of REALTORS®

Robert Harrington, a real estate broker and owner of Nexum Group in Framingham, has been re-elected as Vice President of the Greater Boston...

Jul 02, 2014, 08:42 ET

REALTORS® from Boston visited Beacon Hill to Push for Copper Pipe Theft Prevention and Changes to Proposed Land Use Reform Legislation

 More than sixty-five REALTOR® -members from Boston recently traveled to the State House to participate in the 29th annual "REALTOR®...

Jun 30, 2014, 12:54 ET

Newton Broker Wins REALTOR® Spirit Award

Marie Presti, broker-owner of Realty Executives Esteemed Properties in Newton, was presented with the REALTOR® Spirit Award at the Greater...

Jun 30, 2014, 12:33 ET

REALTOR® Emeritus Status Awarded To Eight Boston Area Real Estate Brokers And Agents

 Eight members of the Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® (GBAR) are among the latest real estate brokers and agents nationwide to be...

Jun 30, 2014, 12:31 ET

Aldorisio Named Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® Affiliate Member of the Year

Barry Aldorisio, Vice President of Mortgage Sales for Metro Credit Union in Chelsea, was named the recipient of the Greater Boston Association of...