THE REAL ESTATE GENERATION GAP
With baby boomers soon ready to retire and the state's population growth stagnating, who will be around to buy our houses when we're finally ready to sell? Experts predict a dangerous glut in real estate inventory is possible - but there is some hope.
Bill McInerney had a million-dollar house, and he hated it. The 1½-acre lot that constantly needed raking and mowing and shoveling, the multiple bedrooms and big kitchen that were too much for one person, the half-hour commute from Dedham to downtown Boston none of it suited him. He didnt even like the quiet. Im a city boy, he says. ... (Full article: 2749 words)
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