Katheleen Conti

Katheleen Conti is a general assignment business reporter for the Globe. She has also covered a wide range of issues in Greater Boston suburbs for Globe NorthWest, GlobeNorth and GlobeSouth, including transportation, immigration, environment, crime, schools, and government. She previously worked at the Eagle-Tribune, where she covered education and immigration issues, and was the editor of the Tribune’s Spanish-language newspaper, El Puente (The Bridge).

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How to buy a home when you don’t have enough saved up

By , Globe Correspondent

Saving enough for a down payment, particularly in a housing market as red-hot as Greater Boston’s, is among the top concerns for many would-be first-time home buyers.

Unanswered questions surround sale of Necco

By , Globe Staff

The identity of the buyer is still a mystery, but one thing seems to be certain — there isn’t much Necco candy supply on the market.

Massachusetts home prices set new record

By , Globe Staff

The median price for a single-family home reached $430,000 in June, according to a report from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors.

Necco candy factory shuts down abruptly after company is sold again

By , Globe Staff

Round Hill Investments LLC, which bought the company for $17.3 million at emergency auction in May, confirmed the closure in a statement.