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REAL ESTATE

The Hot Five

These cities and towns are affordable for first-time home buyers today - and promise to become even more appealing tomorrow.

By KIMBERLY BLANTON
March 25, 2007

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A shift is occurring in the area's housing market. First-time home buyers who find it impossible to afford a house in most of Boston and its expensive suburbs – despite a year of declining real estate prices – are fanning out. They are building communities in outlying suburbs or creating hot new markets for condominiums, which a growing number of ... (Full article: 1344 words)

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