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Boston Luxury Home Sales Pick Up Their Pace

The luxury real estate market has experienced a steady slow down, due to several factors: lack of buyer confidence, stricter mortgage guidelines, commercial development projects put on hold, etc. But finally, after two long years, the property transaction pace is picking up at great speed in many cities – Boston real estate market included. The […]

>>June 04, 2011

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Boston’s Fan Pier Gets A Boost, At Last

After much delay, due to economic stagnation, it is now official… Vertex, one of the largest local biotech companies, is moving to Boston’s Fan Pier. Vertex recently received FDA approval for its hepatitis C treatment, which prompted expansion and relocation from Cambridge to Fan Pier. In the past Cambridge has been the real estate hub […]

>>May 28, 2011

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Boston Home Closing To-do List and the Associated Costs

Buyers and sellers always ask me the same question, “what do I need to do before closing my Boston home?” Here’s an organized list to help address some of the more common concerns: 1. Homeowners Insurance – If buying, you need to get homeowner’s insurance, as well as insurance for the value of the property replacement. If […]

>>May 21, 2011

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Higher Learning and the Boston Luxury Real Estate Nearby

Boston has the most universities per capita than any other city in the country and attracts students and professionals from around the world. There are 30+ colleges/universities in a 50-mile radius of Boston, so it’s no surprise that it’s a vibrant town full of young professionals and brimming with educational possibilities. A choice selection of […]

>>May 14, 2011

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Buying vs. Renting in Boston

In tough economic times, consumers usually favor renting versus buying. This is generally due to the fact that it’s more difficult to sell your house or condo, and it’s challenging to figure out what your next move should be in such an uncertain climate. There’s a great article in the 4/18 issue of Banker & […]

>>May 07, 2011

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