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Blog :: 06-2012

Boston is a hot place for developers and business

Something that is often taken for granted in Boston is the fact that it is constantly on the cutting edge of technology and business. Developers and architects get creative in this crowded city, making buildings fit where you never expected them and creating real masterpieces. Not to mention the little town just over the bridge with some [...]

Prime Time for Real Estate

Again for the third month in a row property values are on the rise. Zillow released their monthly report and everything is looking good for both buyers and sellers. As property values rise sellers can get more money for their homes as they move on to bigger and better things and buyers will be getting a home that is still gaining value.  In [...]

Keeping it cool...event when it's hot

We're expected to have a couple of days this coming week where the thermometer will be touching 90 or higher and in a city like Boston this weather can be mighty uncomfortable. Living on the second, third, fourth, or 25th floor can be pretty miserable in the heat but we've gathered some tips about air conditioning and other ways to keep [...]

There's a new project in town!

As you may have already heard about or wondered about over the past seven or eight years, there is construction and rebuilding happening at the site of the old Filene's on Washington Street here in Boston. What you may not know are the details of the project and this week's big announcement regarding the newest Boston development.  After [...]

198 West Springfield

Here's a beautiful new home on the market!  Located in the upper South End this home offers true Victorian elegance with detailed moldings, marble mantel, maple floors, and soaring ceilings.  With one bedroom and a full bath, this home has plenty of possibilities.  A bump out and sunny bow-windows offer the opportunity for a nook area, an [...]

Twin Ash Farms, Sudbury, MA

Today we're straying a bit away from the townhouses and brownstones and looking at a more local famous home right in Sudbury.  This is the Twin Ash Farm, not too far outside the city but far enough to be separated from everything. It is the old Willow homestead, built in 1763 on almost 2 acres of [...]

Now is the Time to Buy!

Last week I wrote a post about why right now is the time to sell but there's also a lot out there to support the buyers side of things as well! Zillow announced today that property values are going up as seen by the national average of a 1.6% raise in rent over the past couple months.  This may seem intimidating as a buyer as the prices on [...]