BOSTON REAL ESTATE BLOG

Homes in Weston over $1MillionIn many communities, inventory is still down, and prices continue to rise.  One perfect example of this is in one of Boston's most expensive neighborhoods.  Not only is inventory down 10%, but 98% of Weston Homes for Sale are priced over $1Million.  Granted Weston is one of Boston's most luxurious suburbs, so it's expected that prices would be higher than many other neighborhoods, but there is only 1 house in Weston under a million out

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Twenty Two LibertyFor years, the area was mostly an industrial area, and there really weren't many Condos in the Seaport District. This changed after the Big Dig built the I-93 and I-90 interchange and installed the Silverline. Now, with an easy commute to the suburbs and the airport, professionals and numerous businesses have started moving into the Seaport District in droves. If you would like a condo near the ocean with gorgeous views, fantastic

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2014 Boston Condo SalesIt's that time of year again when we publish our Boston Condo Sales data.  Not surprisingly, Boston condo sales prices were up almost 10% in 2014 compared to 2013.  Inventory is tight, and we're still seeing multiple offers.  We need more sellers to list their Boston condos for sale, but it seems the major concern is if they sell their place in the city, where are they going to move.

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Brookline Real EstateConsidering a move to Brookline? If you've been looking through Brookline real estate listings but want to know more about the area before making your decision, read on - we've provided a description of the best things about living in Brookline.

Getting Around

First, Brookline is a highly walkable location overall. You'll be able to get around safely and easily, and depending where in town you live, you may be able to get to your

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Boston Realtors report Buyers Caught in the MiddleThe Massachusetts Association of Realtors announced that in August 2014, for the seventh straight month in a row, sales dropped and prices rose—leaving buyers caught in the middle. Sales are down in large part because the inventory just isn’t there, while that good ol’ law of supply and demand means that sellers are keeping prices high because they know they have a scarce commodity on their hands.

While the Massachusetts Association

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5 Questions to Ask Your Boston Real Estate AgentIf you are thinking about buying a home, you should take some time to learn some of the basics before making any decisions.  Studying the market and knowing what questions to ask could mean the difference between buying the home of your dreams or ending up in a place you hate.

Your Boston Real Estate Agent will be your best resource when it comes to finding honest answers to the most important questions.  The agent you choose should

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Boston Condos - 3 Things to AskIf you're shopping for Boston condos, then you already know how they open up a world of affordability, convenience, and worry-free living. But to get the best value for your money, you need to ask a few important questions, especially if you've never owned in a condo association before. Finding the answers to these ahead of time can help you make a more informed decision.

1. What are the condo fees and what do they cover? The monthly

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South End Real EstateLabor Day has passed, the white pants are relegated to the back of the closet, and Boston has once again survived the student move-in madness.  If you’ve been trying to find South End real estate to purchase, chances are you’ve been forced to compete with a number of other buyers for a relatively scarce inventory.  With summer over, what does this mean for your South End real estate search?

Certainly the level of activity has

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Boston CondosOnce upon a time, the stereotypical dream home was that freestanding single-family dwelling with the white picket fence. These days—not so much. The median price of condos in Massachusetts is now only $20,000 less than the median price of a single family home. There are a number of reasons for this shift in housing preferences, including:

  • Location, location, location. The prices of downtown Boston condos are on fire, because
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Boston Condos for SaleAccording to the Boston Listing Information Network, or LINK, fewer condos sold in Boston than at any time in the past two years. But the problem wasn’t lack of interest; it was lack of options. Condos in Boston have become increasingly attractive, raising prices and shrinking inventory. Only 963 units were sold in Boston’s various neighborhoods last quarter, which is an 8 percent drop from one year ago.

At the same time, the median

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