Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

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Real Estate and Foreclosure Resources on the Internet


Real estate market information for Boston and for cities around the world

CBRE Global Resarch Gateway
Global statistics on real estate (registration required)

Jones Lang LaSalle – Greater Boston Market
Statistics and information on the Greater Boston office, R&D and industrial real estate markets

Massachusetts Association of Realtors – Housing and Research Data
Home sales data back to 1991; buyer/seller profile data, trends & analysis

Massachusetts Registry of Deeds
A list of all the Registry of Deeds offices throughout the Commonwealth with addresses, phone numbers and websites. Many of these websites have online search capabilities.

Mortgage amortization calculator

National Association of Realtors – Research
Research reports on economic indicators, housing statistics, and other topics in the field of real estate

Boston Real Estate Overview

Foreclosure Resources

City of Boston – Department of Neighborhood Development – Preventing Foreclosure’s_Foreclosure_Prevention_Initiative.asp
Resources for preventing foreclosure and for buying foreclosed properties

City of Boston – Department of Neighborhood Development – Real Estate Trends
A recurring report on residential sales, foreclosures and rents in Boston

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston – Foreclosure Resource Center
Resources for consumers, data and analysis, policy and procedures as well as articles and research from Federal Reserve Bank of Boston publications

Basic statistics on the number of foreclosures filed in Massachusetts and by county

Greater Boston Housing Report Card 2011
From The Boston Foundation, Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association and the Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University

Massachusetts Public Notices
Foreclosure and Mortgagee’s sale of real estate notices published in nearly 100 Massachusetts newspapers

Massachusetts Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation – Foreclosure Resources

Massachusetts Division of Banks
Many resources for homeowners facing foreclosure as well as access to the state’s Online Foreclosure Database