Boston, MA Real Estate News

Those trying to sell Boston real estate listings often overlook the importance of curb appeal - they tend to focus solely on price and the interior of their home.  The outside of your property plays a hugely important role in helping potential buyers make a gut-response emotional decision - before they even enter your home or set up a showing appointment.  Take a look at this helpful infographic for some great tips and get your home up to par on curb appeal!
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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
The Red Sox @ the Marathon Finish Line!  Great Tribute to the victims!  The Red Sox, the winners of the World Series Trophy stopped at Marathon Finish line!     For those of you who missed it here is a short Video of the World Series Trophy and the Red Sox honoring the Boston Marathon Victims! Very touching!   http://www.wcvb.com/news/sports/uncut-red-sox-world-series-trophy-at-boston-marathon-finish-line/-/9848968/22771802/-/huukv3z/-/index.html     Keep in mind every Patriot’s Day, generally there is the Boston Marathon and an afternoon Home Game at Fenway Park. This year most of you remember on April 15th a tragedy occurred and Bostonians united and this was a small tribute to those who were victims of this tragedy!         If you are considering buying or selling a luxury home, or a...
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Click here to view loft properties for sale in Jamaica Plain Boston.  Jamaica Plain has quickly risen, over the last ten years, to one of the premier neighborhoods in Boston that isn't subject to the outrageous NYC-esque prices of the Back Bay, Beacon Hill and the South End.  Excellent loft conversion have buyer clamoring over these listings the second the come to market, so take a look and don't miss out!  The Boston Realty Team has top loft experts that can assist you in finding your dream property.  Contact us at 617-987-4811 for more info or with any questions or showing requests, or visit www.hotbostonproperties.com.
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Click here to view available multi-family listings in East Boston.    East Boston has been on the rise for years now, with its incredible proximity to Boston's Financial District and the waterfront nature of many of the properties.  Investors love this area as there are many properties available at a great price that allow for extensive luxury renovations.  The only neighborhood bordering the Financial District that has not skyrocketed in price yet - not to mention the legendary Santarpio's Pizza!  Call us 24/7 at 617-987-4811 to have the Boston Realty Team's experts advise you in finding the best investment properties in Boston, Cambridge and beyond!  Also, visit our extensive listing categories at www.hotbostonproperties.com.
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Click here to view every Beacon Hill brownstone property on the market!  Beacon Hill brownstone single family units are extremely sought-after as many of the others were long ago converted into multi condo units.  A great combination of amazing luxury homes in a well-located historic neighborhood in the heart of the City.  Great for commuting to Cambridge and MGH as well! Call the Boston Realty Team 24/7 at 617-987-4811 for help finding top luxury properties in Beacon Hill or visit www.hotbostonproperties.com and browse our extensive neighborhood guides.
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Click here to view all available Four Seasons condo listings.  The Back Bay has numerous high-end luxury complexes but few of them compare to the ultra-luxury of the Residences at the Four Seasons Place.  Top level finishes and amenities coupled with views overlooking the Boston Common and the Public Garden equals unparalleled luxury living! The Boston Realty Team has luxury condo experts well-versed in the Back Bay and other top neighborhoods of Boston.  Call us 24/7 at 617-987-4811 for more information on any property or visit www.hotbostonproperties.com.
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Click here to view all available listings at Garrison Square Back Bay.  Excellent pet-friendly building in Boston's premier neighborhood - the Back Bay, these units have concierge services, in-unit washer and dryer, plus other great amenities.  Rents range rom low to upper $2,000's for one and two bedroom units. The Boston Realty Team has experts who can help you find the ideal apartment or condo in the Back Bay and all of Greater Boston, contact us 24/7 at 617-987-4811 or visit www.hotbostonproperties.com for the most extensive property listings in the city.
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Click here to view all Beacon Hill condos for sale.  Beacon Hill is a famous, sought-after, historical neighborhood of Boston with 1 and 2 bed condos priced anywhere from $500,000 to well over a $1,000,000.  Pleny of inverntory available right now so click the above link and start browsing. Contact the Boston Realty Team, 24/7, at 617-987-4811 to find a great condo in Beacon Hill.
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Click here to view the available multi-family listings in Allston, MA.  Allston is an ideal neighborhood for multi-family investors as it is very close to Boston University, Boston College and Harvard.  With a strong rental base, multi-unit properties that come to market generally don't last too long. Contact the Boston Realty Team at 617-987-4811, 24/7, for more information on finding a great multi-family investment in the Greater Boston and Cambridge area.
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Click here to view the available multi-family homes for sale in Boston's North End.  The North End is famous for the Boston Garden and the fine Italian restaurants that abound.  With its highly desired attribute, multi's in the North End come on the market infrequently and certainly do not last very long. Contact the experts at the Boston Realty Team, 24/7 at 617-987-4811 for help finding multi-family investment properties in the North End or elswhere in Greater Boston.
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Click here to view all available listings at 360 Newbury Street - One of the top luxury condo complexes in Boston's sought-after Back Bay locale.  Remarkable as the only Frank Gehry designed multi-tenant office building in the United States, the condos in this building sell in the $800+/sq.ft. and were converted in 2005. The Boston Realty Team can help you find the perfect luxury condo throughout greater Boston an Cambridge. Contact us 24/7 at 617-987-4811 or visit www.hotbostonproperties.com for more information on this or any MLS listed home!  
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By David Laven
(EXP Realty)
Click here to view all available listings and more information on this top luxury building.  285 Columbus features high-end luxury condo living in the Back Bay and features price per square foot around $650 to $800+ for condos with great amenities and features.  The location is superb and the views are incredible.
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Click here to view all available listings at 15 North Beacon in Allston.  This high-end luxury condo building has plenty of ameneties including a roof-top deck and pool and is located close to BU, BC and Harvard.  This property is also convenient to the Green Line MBTA and should not be missed! The Boston Realty Team can help you find listings all through Allston and Brighton, from luxury to multi-family investments.  Contact us 24/7 at 617-987-4811 for more info on this property or to arrange a private showing.
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By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
  Beautiful triplex located right in the private community of Montgomery Park! Bright, sun-filled rooms are all ajointed by a classic winding staircase. The lavish home contains three wide-windows with direct views of park. The home also includes a sun-filled garden that provides direct access to the private park. For more information on this property, please click here.
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Check out the current South End Boston Multi-Family Homes for sale.  The South End is a top-notch Boston neighborhood, with low vacancy rates coupled with high rents, which makes for an investor/developers dream!  Look for fantastic 3-4 unit brownstones that come on the market, because they do not last for long.  Take a look and see what's available today! Our experts at the Boston Realty Team can help you find the ideal investment property in Boston's South End - contact us 24/7 ay 617-259-0235 or visit www.hotbostonproperties.com for more info or to arrange a private showing today!
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View our informational listing guide for the W Boston Residences at 110 Stuart Street in the Back Bay.  A five star hotel with private residences in one of Boston's premiere neighborhoods, with hardwood floors throughout, skyline views, valet parking, 24-hour concierge service and access to the hotel's ameneties!  With studios often in the mid $300's and 2 bed's in the $1,000,000 plus area, this awesome complex offers variety for the able buyer. Our experts at the Boston Realty Team can help you find the ideal lucury property you desire - contact us 24/7 at 617-259-0235 or visit www.hotbostonproperties.com.
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Click here to view all available listings at 533 Cambridge Street.  Located in the Allston section of Boston, 533 is a top-notch luxury building that's just minutes from Mass pike, Storrow Drive, Charles River, Cambridge and Boston University.  The building is convenient to the MBTA Green Line and has an average price of around $450/sq. ft. for condo sale.  
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By Ruth Lerner
(William Raveis Real Estate)
Brighton MA Condo Prices: Comparisons All numbers rounded to closest $1,000's These numbers are based on sales from the past six months.  Source: MLS   ONE BEDROOM CONDOS in Brighton MA: Average price of all one-beds $247,000 Average price, one-beds with parking $276,000 Average price, one-beds without parking $234,000 Does this mean your parking space is worth $42,000?  Probably not.  Condos with parking are usually bigger and in higher priced locations.  But a parking space is highly valued.   TWO BEDROOM CONDOS in Brighton MA: Average price of all two-beds $397,000 Average price, two-beds with parking $427,000 Average price, two-beds without parking $312,000 Remember, many of the two bedroom condos with parking in Brighton are in modern elevator buildings with more amenities.    Inte...
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By Ingrid Johnson
(The Russell Realty Group)
Single family home sales in the Boston market took a little dip this last quarter,...compared to the same quarter in previous years. Although the median price is higher, average prices dropped a bit. Here are some statistics and trends for the 3rd quarter compared to the previous 4 years. Single Family Home Prices for Boston MA - 3rd Quarter Average Selling Price The average selling price in Boston MA for the 3rd quarter decreased -7% from $593,824 (in 2012) to $552,277 (in 2013). This after it decreased -9.47% from $655,968 (in 2011) to $593,824 (in 2012). That after a 13.25% change. These figures present no consistent pattern over the last few years. 2009 $450,893 2010 $579,203 2011 $655,968 2012 $593,824 2013 $552,277 Lowest Selling Price of Properties Sold The lowest sale price in B...
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By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor with Century 21
(Century 21)
 Michael Mahoney | Remax Boston | 617.980.9025 | http://www.homesinbostonmass.com The Lofts at Westinghouse Plaza in The Readville Section of Hyde Park Massachusetts The Lofts at The Westinghouse Plaza are located in Readville Massachusetts which is an area within The City of Boston. There are 74 lofts in the complex. Each loft is a little unique from the next one.  The complex is pet friendly. They have been mostly selling around $250,000.  Each unit will come with it's own parking space.  If you want to see what is available today in the complex, please call 617.980.9025 to speak with Michael Mahoney of Remax in Boston.  You may also email mike@mmahoney.com To see these lofts and more lofts like it in the City of Boston, please log onto www.homesinbostonmass.com I did create a two min...
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