National Grid Lockout Impacting Boston Real Estate Market

BOSTON (CBS) – In addition to National Grid workers who have been locked out of their jobs since June, there’s another industry hoping for a quick resolution to the contract dispute – the real estate market.

Texas newlyweds Jessica and Jason Humphrey have been dreaming of their move to Boston, but their relocation has become somewhat of a logistics nightmare. Jason first moved in May for a new job.

“I stayed back to sell the house and take care of everything here in Texas. My house sold really fast. We closed back in July,” explained Jessica.

couple National Grid Lockout Impacting Boston Real Estate Market

Jason and Jessica Humphrey (Family photo)

The couple found a property they loved in East Boston, and their offer was quickly accepted. But while they began making plans, National Grid’s lockout dragged on.

“We were supposed to close September 7. That got pushed back to October…

Original published: 2018-10-10 23:12:02 Read the full Boston News here

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