Blog :: 01-2018

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

102-Unit Housing Community in Lawrence Finally Gets Financing

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This week, MassHousing closed on $17.1 million in financing for the construction of a new, 102-unit, affordable housing community in Lawrence.


Trinity Financial, Inc., the company whose affiliate was financed by MassHousing, will turn the former Van Brodie Mill into the new mixed-income community near the border of Methuen. The reuse [...]

0 Roslyn Road Newton, MA 02468 - Brand New Construction!

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Wonderful New Construction In Waban! This gut-renovation/expansion Colonial has all the bells and whistles including an open floor plan, a Thermador island kitchen with a walk-in pantry, huge first floor family room, 5 bedrooms/ 5 full baths, a full finished second master bedroom suite on the third floor and a large lower level entertainment space.

47 Goddard Street, Newton, MA - Now Under Contract!

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This brand new beautiful single family 6-bedrooms/5.5 baths home in Newton Highlands has just gone under contract!  This amazing property of 6,750 sq.ft. was custom-built throughout, and has every new bell and whistle discerning buyers seek, including:

Possible 54-Unit Development for the Brighton/Allston Area

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The Boston Real Estate Collaborative has proposed a new 54-unit residential apartment building at 44 N. Beacon St. in the Allston-Brighton neighborhood of Boston. This new construction would include 35 underground parking spaces, 38 apartments, and 16 condominiums, all within walking distance of the Boston Landing station and the MBTA [...]

A Banner Year for Housing

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The housing market has an impressive 2017 year, as another $2 trillion was added, bringing the collective total to $31.8 trillion, according to a recent report by a major real estate company. Home values last year increased 6.5 percent and at the fastest pace since [...]

Boston Makes the Shortlist for Amazon's HQ2

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After months of deliberation, Amazon has narrowed its list of contenders for its second headquarters down from 238 cities to 20.

"Getting from 238 to 20 was very tough - all the proposals showed tremendous enthusiasm and creativity," Holly Sullivan of Amazon Public Policy said in a statement. "Through this process we learned about many new [...]

Cryptocurrency Transactions Rising in Popularity in Real Estate Market

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The real estate market is not immune to the increasing popularity of cryptocurrency transactions. As popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin grow in value and the benefits of a secure, coded block-chain transaction gain prevalence, the real estate market is becoming slowly intertwined with the possibility of cryptocurrency-based sales and [...]