boston: New Construction and New Listing! - 03/05/20 09:56 AM
Attention, attention! Castles Unlimited has a new listing! an amazing new construction in Newton MA! the property is 11,075 sqft and is move-in ready! don't miss the opportunity to own this incredible mansion located in one of the best neighborhoods in the country!
 
37 Radcliff Road Newton, MA: Waban,  02468
 
 
This new construction by award-winner architect Yefim Massarsky is an astonishing mansion encompassing modern yet luxury finishes, appliances, and materials.  The residence has everything for entertainment, relaxing, and comfortable living. Featuring a Savaria elevator that eases access to the four levels that include a three-car garage, living rooms, a kitchen, and a catering station, a gym, a sauna, a playroom, a home theater, … (5 comments)

boston: New Massachusetts Rentals - 03/03/20 11:00 AM
Check out Castles Unlimited new rentals! these properties in Massachusetts are a must-see. Don't miss these rental opportunities. See all the details as follows:
 
1) 78 Maple Street - Unit 1 Needham, MA 02492
 
 
 
Don't miss the opportunity to live in a Meticulously Maintained Newer Construction. The 2-level Townhome Conveniently Located just minutes from Waltham's Down Town Moody Street. This Home is truly a Commuters Dream! since it is minutes to Brandies, Bentley, Newton, Watertown, Major Routes (128/95, Mass Pike), the Public Transportation, Commuter Rail, Shops, Grocery Stores, Restaurants, Post Office, and Banks.
The Move-in Ready property has a  modern open concept kitchen and Dining Room, with granite counters, kitchen island with a built-in wine cooler.
This 2 story 2 bedroom and 1.5 … (0 comments)

boston: Luxurious New Listing in Boston MA - 02/19/20 09:51 AM
Looking for a modern and luxurious apartment near Boston's seaport? see Castles Unlimited new listing and invest in this amazing property that is worth every penny!
This exclusive property has a history since it was built in 1832 and renovated in 1978. The apartment has everything, including huge balconies that allow astonishing views of the city and Boston Harbor. The construction encompasses high-quality materials and amazing amenities. 
 
 
The apartment has approximately 1,304 Sqft of living space, which includes two bedrooms, being one of them a master bedroom with a huge walk-in closet, a spa, a jacuzzi tub, and a steam shower, among more. Besides, the … (5 comments)

boston: Commercial Real Estate in Massachusetts - 02/11/20 09:20 AM
Wondered if Massachusetts has commercial real estate at a premium level? Well, there is an increasing demand for offices, retail, and warehouse spaces in several towns, so it is! especially in corridor 128. This location is incredible, giving is close to Boston and the highway access to routes 9,2 and 1. 
At the top of the market is 135 Well Ave in Newton's Wells Avenue Office Park. This commercial real estate building is 60,000 sqft destined to office spaces. This commercial gem is set on more than 6 acres of land with space for 160 cars. The property can be bought for $18,000,000.
The 175 Highland Ave property in … (0 comments)

boston: How to Buy Newton's Off-Market Properties - 02/10/20 08:48 AM
Housing demand is high all year round, and supply can become short during the winter season. Besides, there are properties that have caught a homebuyers eye, but unfortunately, they are not for sale at the moment. Therefore, we recommend the following for those buyers that are interested in living in a certain house, city or town, like Newton MA, that is wanted by many for its superior schools, low crime rate, ample public transit, or real estate opportunities from large estates to reasonably sized condominiums. 
There are several properties that remain off-market, and would not be known publicly to a general buyer. … (2 comments)

boston: These 10 Cities Have The Most Million-Dollar Homes - 05/10/19 01:59 PM

 
If you've tried to buy a home in a coastal urban area in the past half-decade you won't be surprised to hear that Million-dollar homes are on the rise. As people continue to flock to urban areas and the housing shortage continues to grow, home prices also continue to grow. In some major U.S. cities, the majority of homes that are on the market are priced over $1 million. Even in cities where the median home listing price still falls under that million mark, the amount of homes listed for $1 million or more has increased over the past year. 
 
10. Cambridge-Newton-Framingham, … (0 comments)

boston: New Construction Open Houses In Newton This Weekend - 11/05/16 12:37 AM
93 Ruane Road
Newton, MA
NEW CONSTRUCTION - 6,800 sq.ft. of living space includes 2,000 fully finished basement on 0.42 acres in beautiful well sought-after neighborhood in West Newton Hill.This home will feature two levels of living space and fully finished lower level w/massive media room. Six bedrooms with perfect natural sunlight complete with en suite baths.Two additional half baths on main and lower level.Family and living room both featuring beautiful fireplace. State of the art island kitchen,w/granite counter tops,stainless steel Sub-Zero,Wolf and Asko appliances,including wine cooler and complete with butler's pantry.French doors from kitchen go out to meticulously landscaped backyard w/gorgeous 27'x19' blue … (5 comments)

boston: Boston Market Update: May 2016 - 05/15/16 05:03 AM

 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 The Greater Boston Association of Realtors has released the local market updates for March 2016 and seeing how single-home and condominium sales increased despite an increase in pricing, it is safe to say it's a seller's market. 
The supply of homes for sale in March was significantly higher than February, indicating that more sellers are deciding to list their homes. However, while prices were way up over last year, the sales have not suffered.
 The median price of a single-family home sold in March hit a high of $487,500 a 27 percent increase over the same time last year. That figure was slightly … (0 comments)

boston: Real Estate Roundup: May 4, 2016 - 05/04/16 02:02 AM

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Good morning and happy Wednesday!
Here's a summary of recent transactions and personnel news within Greater Boston's real estate community.
1.    Chevron Partners has acquired the historic Sears Crescent building in Boston's Government Center neighborhood from Copley Investments for $23.8 million. The 50,300-square-foot brick-and-beam building is fully leased to 14 tenants and is the third acquisition for Chevron Partners in Boston since 2014.
2.    CBRE has arranged $84.3 million in financing for Serenity, a 195-unit luxury apartment community that's under construction by Boston-based Longwood Group in Boston's Longwood Medical Area. John Kelly, Michael Prakken and Sam Dylag of CBRE New England's capital markets team procured financing for the buyer.
 3.    The Hampshire Cos. has sold a … (1 comments)

boston: Boston Luxury Real Estate: The Kensington - 12/05/15 02:42 AM
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boston: Top 5 Luxury Homes in Weston, MA for Sale - 08/05/15 05:33 AM
Recently added to CastlesMag.com are our picks for the most select properties in Weston. With convenient access to RT 128 and the Mass-Pike, Boston's most exclusive suburb has remained the premier town to live for those in Massachusetts. As the wealthiest town in the state based off of per capita income, Weston offers some of the most elite homes for affluent individuals. Here are CastlesMag.com's choices below:
 
1) 5 Concord Road, Weston, MA (Listing ID: 4355)
Price: $14,900,000
2) 60 Meadowbrook Road, Weston, MA (Listing ID: 4409)
Price: $9,250,000
3) 99 Westcliff Road, Weston, MA (Listing ID: 2197)
Price: $7,795,000
4) 70 Black Oak Road, Weston, MA (Listing ID: 4410)
Price: … (0 comments)

boston: Boston Ranked "Healthiest Housing Market" - 08/04/15 02:15 AM

In a study conducted by WalletHub, Boston has been ranked the healthiest home market in the U.S. Based on Census data and the American Housing Survey, these figures compared the 25 largest metropolitan areas in the United States, with the Massachusetts capital taking the top spot. The survey was established upon the following 7 figures:
-equity levels
-percentage of mortgages underwater
-downpayment percentages
-amount of time remaining until financial freedom from mortgages
-mortgage costs
-number of "easy" mortgages
-first time home buyer assistance and access to financing
Boston had the lowest interest rates at 4.23% (compared to 4.71% nationwide), as well as lowest share of easy mortgages at 9.25% (compared to … (0 comments)

boston: "Downsizing:" Why Buyers are Opting for Luxury Rentals - 07/10/15 01:38 AM

While it appears to be just a short time ago that the American 1% were opting for 10,000 square foot homes, one-upping their friends, and seeking as much acreage as possible, the tides are visibly changing.  In a recent report by Bloomberg Business, it accounts the rapidly declining demand for large properties in Greenwich, with buyers substituting their interests for luxury rental complexes and developments.  With the term "downsizing," becoming mainstream, homeowners state that this doesn't necessarily mean that one has to downsize the square footage of the home, but rather the square footage of the entire property.  With continual maintenance … (1 comments)

boston: Boston's Inventory Blues Worsen! - 06/26/15 05:51 AM
In May, Boston's housing inventory fell, while affordability worsened and sales declined...sound familiar?
 
Single-family housing inventory in the Greater Boston area fell 16% year-over-year in May to a 3.3-months supply, while condo inventory dropped 16.7% to just 1.8-months.
Those two stats came courtesy of the latest analysis from the Greater Boston Association of Realtors (GBAR), which reported that the same old, same old for the Boston area's housing market.
 
Single-Family Housing in Greater BostonBelow are GBAR's main findings or Boston's single-family housing market:
Closed sales dropped 10.9 percent to 1,074. Median sales price, meanwhile, rose 3.4 percent to $480,000; housing affordability, interestingly, rose marginally, … (0 comments)

boston: CastlesMag.com’s Top Ten Newton MA Properties (June 2015) - 06/24/15 02:30 AM

Recently featured on YouTube are CastlesMag.com’s Top Newton Massachusetts homes for our June 2015 video. Ranging from newly renovated single family homes to antique gems in the heart of Chestnut Hill, the selection details every aspect of luxury living in Massachusetts. While many of us can only dream about living in such homes, it doesn’t hurt to take a peak at the lifestyle of the rich.  Click here to explore our fantasy properties, and the very best of what the Newton and Massachusetts housing market has to offer for the month of June 2015.
 
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boston: CastlesMag.com’s Top Ten Massachusetts/ Boston Properties (May 2015) - 06/19/15 04:35 AM
 
Recently featured on YouTube are CastlesMag.com’s Top Ten Massachusetts/ Boston homes for our May 2015 video. Ranging from Back Bay brownstones to summer escapes in Cape Cod, the selection details every aspect of luxury living in Massachusetts. While many of us can only dream about living in such homes, it doesn’t hurt to take a peak at the lifestyle of the super-rich.  It should inspire you!  Click here to explore our fantasy properties, and the very best of what the Boston and Massachusetts housing market has to offer for the month of May 2015.
 
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boston: May 2015 Local Market Update - Newton, MA - 06/19/15 02:40 AM
Between May 2014 and May 2015 for Newton, MA, the number of sales closed on single-family homes increased by 14.9%, while the average sales price increased by 31.8%. The number of days of the houses on the market increased by 26.7% and new listings in Newton increased by 14.9%.
As for condominium properties in the area, the sales decreased by 8.8%, and the average sales price decreased by 3%. The number of days on the market for condos in Newton decreased by 9.1% and the number of new listings increased by 32.6%.
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boston: May 2015 Local Market Update - Needham, MA - 06/19/15 01:56 AM
Between May 2014 and May 2015 for Needham, MA, the number of sales closed on single-family homes decreased by 20%, while the average sales price decreased by 22.3%. The number of days of the houses on the market increased by 39.1% and new listings in Needham decreased by 31.8%.
As for condominium properties in the area, the sales did not increase or decrease, and the average sales price decreased by 24.9%. The number of days on the market for condos in Needham increased by 118.7% and the number of new listings increased by 9.1%.
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boston: May 2015 Local Market Update - Back Bay, Boston, MA - 06/19/15 01:34 AM
Between May 2014 and May 2015 for Back Bay, a neighborhood in Boston, MA, the number of sales closed on single-family homes decreased by 100%, as did the average sales price in the area. The number of days of the houses on the market decreased by 100% and new listings in Back Bay increased by 100%.
As for condominium properties in the area, the sales increased by 33.3%, and the average sales price increased by 16.2%. The number of days on the market for condos in Back Bay decreased by 22.7% and the number of new listings increased by 21.4%.
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boston: May 2015 Local Market Update - Boston, MA - 06/18/15 05:34 AM
Between May 2014 and May 2015 for Boston, MA, the number of sales closed on single-family homes decreased by 30.6%, while the average sales price increased by 0.3% in the area. The number of days of the houses on the market decreased by 22.9% and new listings in Boston decreased by 5.8%.
As for condominium properties in the area, the sales decreased by 6.1%, and the average sales price increased by 19.4%. The number of days on the market for condos in Boston decreased by 11.2% and the number of new listings increased by 8%.
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