Tom Acitelli has been the editor of Curbed Boston since the site's September 2011 launch. He lives and works in Harvard Square.
Can I still move May 1? Will I be evicted? What if my rent goes up? Can my rent go up? Answers to these and other questions as the pandemic upends the region’s real estate.
The coronavirus-related measure essentially puts a pause on any non-emergency actions against tenants and homeowners.
But the coronavirus pandemic has upended just about everything housing market-wise, so these figures likely represent a peak for some time to come.
The recently renovated spread in a four-unit building also comes with parking.
Some neighborhoods saw spikes in the number of trades during the three months ended March 30 despite the pandemic, while others saw steep drop-offs in activity.
Other big development news this week is a drop-off in sales listings, suggesting that the downtown Boston market that new development drove is feeling the pandemic’s effects.
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Discover what the sum commands in Ten Hills, Winter Hill, East Somerville, and elsewhere.
Yes, there were records galore for condo and townhouse trades during the three months ended March 30—but the signs of change are there due to coronavirus.