Blog :: 09-2016

The latest in listings, Real Estate news, and How-To's

Boston Real Estate Market Report: August 2016

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Strong buyer demand and a robust economy in Great Boston has contributed to steady sales and all-time record prices for both single family and condo markets in August according to data from the Greater Boston Association of Realtors.

The Best Places To Go Apple Picking Near Boston

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From apple and pumpkin picking, to corn mazes to homemade hard cider, these farms and orchards all have something for everyone. And they're all near Boston,

Newton Ranked One of Least Stressed Cities In U.S.

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According to financial advise website, SmartAsset, Newton residents exhibit behavior typically associated with low stress levels. They sleep around 7 hours a night, work around 38 hours a week, have an average commute of 26 minutes and 58 percent of survey participants exercise regularly.

Newton Community Farm's Fall Festival Is This Sunday

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There will be live music, a kids sing-a-long by Julia of Music Together (12:30), pumpkin decorating, face painting, and an apple pie baking contest.  Your family can play corn hole together, or take part in the Newton Community Farm Scavenger Hunt  It’s the perfect way to welcome the fall season!

Median Home Prices Around Greater Boston

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Median home prices in areas around Greater Boston are quickly reaching $500,000. While this list includes some traditionally more expensive neighborhoods, many suburbs that aren’t usually considered as such are also soaring in price. 

Newton Centre Ranked 4th in Study of Neighborhoods with the Most Green Homes

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The study looked at homes across the country that were listed from April 2014 to April 2016 to determine what percentage has “green” features, such as energy star ratings, LEED certification and solar panels. To be considered “green” the listing had to have at least one of these features.