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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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In-Depth Knowledge of the Greater Boston Luxury Real Estate Market

In the world we live in, a broad knowledge of our surroundings is not only a major asset, but almost a requirement. This is especially true for Boston luxury real estate agents. Given the variety, growth and shifting dynamics of different Boston neighborhoods, real estate agents should be comfortable and knowledgeable about all the surrounding […]

>>May 13, 2017

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Rising Demand for Waterfront Views

We real estate agents see it repeatedly the minute warmer temperatures return. Many Boston luxury homes buyers are so attracted to waterfront views that they are willing to give up many things on their “must have” list in order to purchase a unit with water views. Needless to say, the sudden growth and emergence of […]

>>May 06, 2017

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The Innovation Industry in Boston Commercial Real Estate

With Boston rising as a major epicenter for bio-tech, high-tech and startup companies, the Boston luxury real estate commercial market is trying to catch up and cater to the demand. In the past, new Industrial parks in the 128 & 495 belts have always been attractive to these companies, due to price and availability of […]

>>April 29, 2017

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Looking Beyond Your Comfort Zone

Boston luxury real estate buyers are finally breaking out of their comfort zone and getting more adventurous. I was working with luxury property buyers who wouldn’t look beyond Back Bay/Beacon Hill regardless of how much I tried to familiarize them with other Boston neighborhoods. Now, I am seeing Boston luxury home buyers are open to […]

>>April 22, 2017

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Boston Luxury High-Rise Living with Panoramic Vistas

Longer, sunnier and warmer days will make Boston luxury home buyers gravitate more and more towards chic residences with water views. Spring also makes home buyers crave Boston luxury real estate within easy walking distance to the water and the Waterfront neighborhood. Something about the tranquil water conjures the relaxing comfort of vacation. The sale […]

>>April 08, 2017

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Luxury Property Values and the Rental Market

In the last few years the demand for Boston luxury homes in the rental market has been very strong. Therefore, developers and investors have been building luxury rentals and flooding the market with high end lease properties. Now, we see more supply than demand for luxury rentals, and units stay on the market much longer […]

>>April 01, 2017

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