Home Equity Opportunities

Infographic: A portrait of a Boston homeowner on the move

Michelle Burke

March 26, 2019

With attractive home values and appealing neighborhood benefits like walkability and access to entertainment, Boston residents have a lot to be thankful for.

However, Boston has also had notoriously high housing costs for years, and home values are skyrocketing even further. It’s making Greater Boston-area homeowners house rich and cash poor, with the majority of their wealth net worth tied up in their homes.

Read through our infographic to understand the portrait of a Boston-Area homeowner on the move, and the factors leading some Suffolk-county homeowners to seek properties outside of the state.

Boston homebuying landscape

House Rich, Cash Poor: A Tale of Boston Homeowners

Boston has had notoriously high housing costs for years and home values are skyrocketing even further. It’s making Greater Boston-area homeowners house rich and cash poor. But what does that mean? Read more to find out.

Bigger Houses, More Property: Suffolk County Residents Look to Upgrade

With attractive home values and appealing neighborhood benefits like walkability and access to entertainment, Boston residents have a lot to be thankful for. It may sound out of the ordinary, then, for Suffolk County homeowners to leave a good thing behind. See why 40% of Suffolk County residents plan to move in the next five years.

Michelle Burke

is the

Content Marketing Lead

at Hometap.