“Covering” Real Estate in Boston This Month

Magazine

Have you snagged a copy of Boston Agent Magazine’s latest issue yet? If not, we highly recommend you do! Or at least check out the current issue here.

Moving Greater Boston’s very own Josh Stephens is featured on the cover of the first issue of 2019. Boston Agent Magazine is a real estate news and information source that covers the Greater Boston area. The magazine takes pride in delivering the latest real estate data and trends to professionals and everyday readers alike. This goes on to help agents better their business and stay informed. Boston Agent Magazine delivers various forms of content ranging from events to newsletters.

The magazine’s latest issue features Josh discussing the 2030 Boston housing plan, what buyers want, and the shifting housing market.

“In 2014, Mayor Walsh released Housing a Changing City: Boston 2030, a comprehensive housing plan designed to address the housing needs of Boston’s growing population. In 2018, a planned assessment found that Boston’s population was growing faster than expected, with 759,000 residents expected to live in Boston in 2030” (boston.gov).

For more insight on Josh’s thoughts on Boston 2030, click here

Additionally, Josh shares his thoughts on what buyers are struggling with in the current market and in Boston. He touches upon what millennials are looking for, affordability, and what future transactions are likely to present.

For more questions about the Greater Boston real estate market, property inquiries, or other real estate related questions, head over to MovingGreaterBoston.com to speak with us today!

About the Author
Joshua Stephens is the founder and president of Moving Greater Boston and a Vice President of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Warren Residential. After graduating from UMASS Amherst with a degree in psychology in 2008, Josh dedicated five years to social service work on the North Shore before joining Berkshire Hathaway in 2013, where he found his professional calling and quickly distinguished himself as a motivated innovator capable of synthesizing the needs of buyers, sellers, investors, and developers. In just a few short years, Josh formed Moving Greater Boston and achieved over $100 million in sales after only 7 years in the business. Josh's team has been consistently recognized at both the local and national levels, receiving numerous prestigious awards for sales and customer service. Last year, the Moving Greater Boston team was awarded the coveted Chairman’s Circle Platinum award for all of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, which recognizes agents and teams that are in the top 1% for sales across a network of over 70,000 agencies. In 2017, Josh was also personally selected to serve on the Berkshire Hathaway Home Services National REthink Council, an honor bestowed upon only 15 agents among thousands of applicants. Despite his many and ongoing successes in the world of real estate, Joshua has never lost sight of his social work roots. A compassionate and principled professional who knows the value of strong communities, Josh continues his advocacy outside of the office by being actively involved in a number of local organizations and charities. In 2016, he was instrumental in conceptualizing and developing Business Networking International (BNI) Prospect Hill, an organization that connects local business professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs. As a native of Massachusetts, Joshua has an intimate knowledge of Boston real estate, while having a degree in psychology helps him to understand each of his clients' unique needs, enabling him to connect them with ideal communities, an opportunity which he considers both a priority and privilege. Rather than simply facilitating the buying and selling of property, Josh views his role as a realtor as a lifelong commitment to continually serving the best interests of the people who have put their trust in him. Josh continually strives for excellence in service, provides in-depth knowledge of the market, and blends unwavering integrity with amenable good humor to alleviate the stress of real estate transactions and assure the experience is one that lets the sensation of being in the perfect place, at the perfect time, truly resonate.