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Strictly for the super-rich: the world’s most expensive penthouse | Art and design | The Guardian

Probably will not find this one on AirBnB.

This (Cider) House Rules: Tour John Irving’s Country Estate - Luxury living - Boston.com

Click through these to check out the views.

Five Lighthouses in New England to Rent This Fall

So, you want a fun little getaway?

China's Town: Big Chinese Buyers Are Sinking Their Cash into Boston Real Estate

"One day in early June, a Chinese woman walked into his office with her son, who was entering MIT. She drew a circle around the university on a map and instructed her son to buy someplace inside it. She then left the teenager with $500,000 and boarded a plane back to China."

Venice on the Charles? Boston’s solution to rising seas includes novel canal system in Back Bay Canals - Business - The Boston Globe

Big ideas for handling rising seas in Boston.

An LA home is 40 times more expensive than one in Detroit. But for how long? | Environment | The Guardian

Interesting take on where pricing could be headed in America’s cities.

Trending Cities for Real Estate, Ranked By You - Real estate - Boston.com

Where to?

New Downtown Boston Skyscraper Proposed - Real estate news - Boston.com

New Development Bringing a Little Fort Point Magic to Eastie | Curbed Boston

Potentially great news for Eastie.

Sales of single family homes down in August - Massachusetts news - Boston.com

"The market is favorable for sellers because supply remains low and new listings dipped in August." Median price for single family homes rose again, 2%.