For years, Dorchester has been a neighborhood poised for transformation. What was once it’s own city settled years before Boston, Dorchester offers a combination of attributes not found in other neighborhoods - 9.46 miles of waterfront, residential neighborhoods, commercial corridors and a university campus. But parts of Dorchester have [...]
Blog :: 2017
We've detailed some of Boston's massive residential development projects in previous new construction features, like Echelon Seaport which will contain 733 residences and 125,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, Clippership Wharf in East Boston, and of course the behemoth One Dalton, soon to be the tallest residential tower in New [...]
With diverse neighborhoods, booming development and a current shortage in the supply of homes for sale, real estate in Boston can be a complicated matter, which is why it's critical to work with an experienced local agent. But there are other things about the city outside of real estate that have an impact on the average day of a [...]
In our last new construction feature we focused on one of the hottest and most lively residential and commercial development scenes impacting real estate in Boston - The Seaport. This week, we’re heading across the harbor to East Boston, another waterfront neighborhood experiencing an unprecedented flood of development. [...]
It's here - August 1st, the day when people look at their calendar and realize that the Summer in Boston will soon be coming to an end. For some, it marks the beginning of school preparations for their children or logistics planning for the holidays, but for Boston renters it means one very important thing: it's time to plan for your [...]
Boston is a city defined by its history. Much of its charm comes from the preservation of landmarks and original architecture, especially in neighborhoods like Beacon Hill and Back Bay, and its identity is often defined as much by the events of yesteryear as by its current events. So while some neighborhoods like Dorchester and East Boston [...]
You won’t find a neighborhood in Boston that hasn’t been touched by the boom of residential development, and Back Bay is no exception. Located in the heart of the city along the lovely and meandering Charles River, Back Bay is arguably the city’s most esteemed neighborhood. The rows of victorian brownstone homes, the cultural institutions, [...]
Buying a condo in Boston is a thrilling prospect, but not knowing what to expect from the process can be daunting, and most first time homebuyers don’t know what they don’t know. Many feel overwhelmed with what they’ve heard about the Boston real estate market - costs, inventory, competition and working with industry professionals, so they [...]
It’s no secret that there’s a wave - no a tsunami - of new construction washing over Boston. And it makes sense - new real estate inventory has slowed to a trickle and buyers are desperately competing for what little options they have, often times waving contingencies and paying tens of thousands of dollars over asking price. Exacerbating [...]
One of the earliest cities in modern America to be settled by European immigrants, Boston is a city steeped in history and patriotism. It was here that defiant colonists dumped British tea into The Harbor, Paul Revere took off on his famous ride, and the American Revolution was born. Looking around modern-day Boston it’s impossible to see it without glimpsing its storied past. The quaint historic buildings, meandering cobblestone streets, and distinct neighborhoods make it both charming and appealing for visitors and residents alike.
If you're contemplating a move to Beantown you’ve likely been charmed by it like the rest of us. But what is it really like to live and work here? Our friends at Great Guys Moving put together the following infographic that details some of the things you should know before moving here.
650,000 people love calling Boston home, and once you've walked among them through Back Bay's lantern lined streets, or dined with them at one of The South End's hip new restaurants, you'll know why. Where else serves up cannolis like the North End, boasts top-tier schools like MIT and Harvard, or has landmarks that rival those found on the Freedom Trail? These are just some of the reasons we love living in this city, and we know you will too. Whether it's a condo in Back Bay or another luxury property in Boston, we will find you find the perfect place to call home as you make the transition to Benton. Contact one of our agents for more information about available listings.
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