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(Picture Source: Boston Globe) According to the Boston Globe, there is talk of local developer Tom O'Brien purchasing Suffolk Downs. Suffolk Downs is an old horse racing track in East Boston owned by Richard Fields and Joe O’Donnell. In recent years they have seen their horse racing business dwin...
03/04/2017
In 2015, James Lowenstern wrote and self-published the book Your Million Dollar Year in Real Estate  in order to shine a critical light on the defining principles, structures, and tenets inherent in the current residential real estate brokerage industry. Over the last 3 decades, Lowenstern has be...
02/10/2017
The most expensive listing in the entire state of Massachusetts is 150 Woodland Road in Brookline. You'll have to shell out $90,000,000  for the keys but after taking a look at some of the photos, it's easy to see why.Born from the desire for ultimate privacy with city accessibility, 14 acres of ...
02/10/2017
There are a few well-known factors that influence real estate values such as school systems and access to parks. But here’s one you may not be as familiar with.According to a study by Urban Land Institute (ULI), access to healthy eats, a focus on local sourcing and innovative cuisine options all ...
01/24/2017
A buyers market is when the number of homes for sale in an area is greater than the number of buyers. This gives buyers the upper hand and the ability to control the purchase process.Most sources use months of inventory as a primary measure to determine if it’s a buyer’s or seller’s market. This ...
01/20/2017
10.127 Fairway RoadBrookline, MA$3,999,900 - Prominently set on a professionally landscaped corner lot in a premier Chestnut Hill neighborhood, within the Heath School district, this spectacular 2016 residence offers beautifully appointed exterior and interior finishes, craftsmanship detailing, a...
01/13/2017
In October, existing home sales rose two percent. The sales pace is 5.9 percent higher than in October 2015 – the highest numbers since February 2007.The median home prices rose 6% in October to an average of $232,200. This marks the 56th consecutive month of year over year growth.Total housing i...
11/26/2016
5.88 Hyde AveNewton, MA$4,495,000 - This exceptional Newton estate area new construction home is built on a truly grand scale with 7880 sf of living space. It offers amazing entertaining space and remarkable custom finishes with smart house technology, and is sited on a beautifully landscaped lot...
11/18/2016
Whether you’re horrified or elated over the results of this week’s election, one thing we can all agree on is that the new President will undoubtedly influence our nation’s economy and by extension the housing market.The last time a real estate dealmaker held the office was in 1790s and early 180...
11/12/2016
10.1 Franklin Street, Penthouse 4EBoston, MA$9,750,000 - Rise above it all with The Millennium Tower Boston Custom Penthouse Collection offering sweeping, unparalleled panoramic views of Boston Harbor to the Charles River and beyond from floor to ceiling windows in every room. Bath and kitchen ca...
11/11/2016
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