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By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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- Get Your Irish On! With MTV...John Prescott's The MetWest Scene Posted on March 16, 2009 by bostonkayakguy  If you’re still ” Gawkin’ and Rockin‘” U2, or still in need of help with your “recession depression,” then check out this coverage of the Somerville Theatre concert and question and answe...

By Martin Kalisker, Professional Standards & Legal Assistant
(Greater Boston Association of REALTORS)
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    As of February 28, 2009, there were 169 single family listings in Newton on the Multiple Listing Service (MLSPin).  Home sales year to date have been sluggish, compared to the same two month period in 2008.  A harsh winter has been partly to blame, but buyers still control the market.  It is ...

By Martin Kalisker, Professional Standards & Legal Assistant
(Greater Boston Association of REALTORS)
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   As of January 31, 2009, there were 134 single family listings in Newton on the Multiple Listing Service (MLSPin).  Although it is encouraging to see that there were 18 homes put under agreement during the month, the reality is that all but one listing sold for under $1,000,000 a potential sign...

By Martin Kalisker, Professional Standards & Legal Assistant
(Greater Boston Association of REALTORS)
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  As of December 31, 2008, there were 105 single family listings in Newton on the Multiple Listing Service (MLSPin).   Year to date sales figures show a 19.3% decline in sales volume and average sales prices are reflect a modest decrease of 3.5% compared to 2007. Based on current market absorptio...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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The Turnpike Authority sure isn't out to win friends.  First the proposed toll hikes and now word that the Rte. 16 Newton ramp to the pike will be closed starting January 12 for a traffic study... Image via Wikipedia Turnpike officials will be closing a ramp in Newton in January  to monitor traff...

By Martin Kalisker, Professional Standards & Legal Assistant
(Greater Boston Association of REALTORS)
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    As of November 30, 2008, there were 141 single family listings in Newton on the Multiple Listing Service (MLSPin).  Newton leads the pack in terms of consistent market performance in a down market.  Home prices are slightly down from last year, but buyers and sellers seem to "get it" in Newto...

By Douglas Carson, Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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The number of condominiums sold in Newton, MA during the month of October decreased from 19 sold (2007) to 17 homes sold in 2008. The average selling price decreased from $496,605 in 2007 to $476,294 in 2008.  The average DOM (Days on Market) decreased to 89 days from 126 in 2007.

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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Date Night…Newton... John Prescott’s The MetWest Scene bostonkayakguy.wordpress.com — The relatives have begun to gather; or not. You need to entertain them or perhaps it's your last moments of alone time. In either case, Newton offers fun and entertainment this weekend. First up is the Newton Op...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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BostonKayakGuy has long been a fan of TripAdvisor, the online travel site propelled by travellers who offer their reviews and comments on hotels, destinations, and restaurants. It’s a fabulous resource when you’re planning a trip or want to see what others have to say about a restaurant or hotel ...

By Douglas Carson, Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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The number of single family homes sold in Newton, MA during the month of October decreased by 30% from 37 sold (2007) to 26 homes sold in 2008. The average selling price decreased by almost 10% from $935,936 in 2007 to $847,824 in 2008.  The average DOM (Days on Market) decreased significantly t...

By Mark Madden, The Madden Team
(Century 21 Commonwealth)
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In an effort to be knowledgeable of our current market, I weekly pull the market statistics in Watertown, Belmont, Arlington, Newton, Waltham, and Brighton. Below are the market statistics in Newton, Massachusetts for Single Families, Condominiums and Multi-Families. I will be posting Newton, MA ...

By Martin Kalisker, Professional Standards & Legal Assistant
(Greater Boston Association of REALTORS)
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     As of October 31, 2008, there were 150 single family listings in Newton on the Multiple Listing Service (MLSPin).  Sales of single family homes are down almost 18.6% for the year, with on- going price adjustments to existing inventory, which is aging.  During October, 40 additional single fa...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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Barney Frank…Has the Fat Lady Sung? Posted on October 25, 2008 by bostonkayakguy  Image by Getty Images via Daylife Barney Frank will debate to keep job… Barney Frank, Earl Sholley and Susan Allen will engage in a debate for the 4th congressional seat on Sunday, October 26 at Wellesley College at...

By Mark Madden, The Madden Team
(Century 21 Commonwealth)
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Overview The Falls Ridge Condominiums is complex of 33 condominiums in Newton. Falls Ridge is located at 51 Pettee Street, which is directly off Eliot Street. The building which houses the condominiums was built in 1904 as the Ralph Waldo Emerson School. In 1955 an addition was added to school gi...

By Mark Madden, The Madden Team
(Century 21 Commonwealth)
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In an effort to be knowledgeable of our current market I weekly pull the market statistics in Watertown, Belmont, Arlington, Newton, Waltham, Brighton and Allston. Below are the market statistics in Newton, Massachusetts for Single Families, Condominiums and Multi-Families. I will be posting Newt...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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  Posted on October 6, 2008 by bostonkayakguy     Image by Getty Images via Daylife   Calling all taxpayers!   Barney Frank, the congressman with the faulty memory of late, has called a press conference for Oct.6, Monday at 10:30 am at Newton City Hall to discuss the federal bailout, (and perhaps...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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Great Buying Opportunities in Boston Real Estate! Posted on October 5, 2008 by bostonkayakguy  In an economic downturn, there always exists opportunity; you just need to know where to look! Urban areas that attract artists tend to be on the vanguard of development opportunity. Revitalizing neighb...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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Posted on September 22, 2008 by bostonkayakguy  Hotel Indigo in Newton is a new boutique hotel concept, and is the first of its kind in Boston’s western suburbs. Plans to position its pool deck as a hip, happening entertainment venue… …came to a halt last week when Indigo’s reps pulled their requ...

By George Koppel,, The Lowenstern Team
(CASTLES UNLIMITED®)
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I just took a look at the MLS statistics for 2007 compared to 2006 for single family, condos and multi-family homes sold in Newton, Massachusetts.  Here they are:                                                                         2007                            2006                          ...

By George Koppel,, The Lowenstern Team
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An interesting and informative workshop on "Insulating Your Older Home" will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2008 from 1 to 4 pm at the Newton History Museum at  the Jackson Homestead, 527 Washington St., Newton, MA.  The workshop will be presented by the Green Decade Coalition and the Newton Hi...

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