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Stay Away from Personalizing Your Home too Much

It is wise to rethink any construction project in your Boston luxury home that makes it uniquely your own. Construction is not cheap, especially when we are talking about high end finishes and highly stylized design. Keep it in mind that your Boston luxury home is a place where different rooms and spaces cater to […]

>>October 21, 2017

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Unrealistic Sellers’ Expectations in Boston Luxury Real Estate

Although the high end Boston luxury homes market stays strong, buyers are also  more market educated and price sensitive than ever before. For the most part, buyers do their homework online with all the data available to them before they even venture out to look at properties or connect with a real estate agent. The […]

>>October 14, 2017

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Turnkey Luxury Units in High Demand

For the most part, younger Boston luxury real estate buyers don’t have the patience to go through a renovation process. Whether they have a busy schedule or simply a lack of patience, they tend to buy Boston luxury homes that are move-in ready and don’t require any additional work. Sellers of Boston luxury homes that […]

>>October 07, 2017

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Sage Advice for Buying and Selling Your Home

In selling or buying Boston luxury real estate, there are many situations that education becomes critical. Pricing Boston luxury homes is a very thoughtful process, and submitting a competitive offer is as well. The advice of an experienced real estate agent is a major asset. Seasoned professionals can give you valuable information and points to […]

>>September 30, 2017

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Buying Luxury Homes for Future Move-In

The Boston luxury real estate market is linked to the national and even global economy. It has it’s up and down cycles, just like the financial market. However, once the Boston luxury homes market goes through its down cycle, the prices soar two or three-fold during the recovery cycle, as we have experienced locally. Based […]

>>September 16, 2017

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Growth of the Boston Seaport Neighborhood

The groundbreaking ceremony was held at Seaport Boulevard and B street for the biggest Boston luxury homes project to date in the neighborhood. Cottonwood Management is developing a site that is 1.3 million square feet of mixed use Boston luxury real estate, including residential and commercial properties. There will be three towers of condominiums and […]

>>July 29, 2017

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Investing in Boston Luxury Real Estate Properties

Quite often, I come across (local, national and international) buyers searching for investment property. Investors generally fall into these categories: Investors who just want to park their money and are not looking for a long term (5-10 year) return and less concerned with rental income to cover expenses. They are more conscious of future value, […]

>>June 17, 2017

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Love Your House Letters to the Seller

It’s becoming more and more popular to accompany a Boston luxury home offer with a letter to the seller. The content generally includes how much you and/or your family love the Boston luxury real estate property. It works in some cases and not in others. I’ve got news for you, in 99% of cases, sellers […]

>>June 10, 2017

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Psychology Behind Pricing Luxury Homes

There’s a simple formula for pricing Boston luxury homes (condos and single family properties). The logic and rationale of pricing is based on supply, demand and comparable sales. Granted there are exceptional  cases when it comes down to pricing a very unique and “one-of-a-kind” property. And pricing of such exceptional Boston luxury real estate is […]

>>June 03, 2017

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Tips for Selecting a Residential Home Inspector

Part of the Boston luxury homes purchasing process is a proper home inspection during the due diligence phase. Most buyers either through friends or business colleagues get a home inspector recommendation. Alternatively, their real estate agents may give them a list of inspectors to choose. By law, real estate agents can not recommend an inspector, […]

>>May 20, 2017

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