Blog :: 2017

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Women: A Budding Home-Buying Market

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With the new trend among women being later marriages, higher education, and increased presence in higher-paying jobs, the era of women homeowners has become a new market that real-estate agents need to be better prepared to serve. To do so, it is imperative to recognize women’s power as a buying pool and understand the meaning of [...]

Mets Hall of Famer Mike Piazza's Miami Villa now on Castlesmag.com

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Just last week, Mets baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza listed his Tuscan-style villa on Sunset Island in Miami Beach, Florida for $18.5M.

“It’s impeccably finished and perfect for raising a family and entertaining,” says Luciana Padula, spokeswoman for listing agents Jill Hertzberg and Jill Eber. It has “100 feet of water frontage on the [...]

Open House at 47 Goddard St in Newton, MA

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Don’t miss your chance at this amazing value in Newton, MA. This new construction colonial features a huge gourmet Thermador kitchen with granite counters, walk-in closet for the master bedroom, classic tile bath and rain shower, and a backyard that is incomparable for this price and area. With six bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 6,750 sq [...]

Open House for 2-Family Home in West Roxbury, MA

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Now for sale in West Roxbury, this full renovated two-family is conveniently located near the West Roxbury/Newton Line and major transit routes on a beautiful tree-lined street.  A captivating open space concepts connects the living room and dining room with classic woodwork, and the kitchen comes with custom quartz countertops and [...]

Hot Opportunities in Colder Climates

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Looking for an investment rental? New findings of HouseCanary—a provider of predictive real estate analytics and insights—suggests that the best deals are to be found in the cooler markets. At this time of year when activity is declining, investors are revealed to likely have better opportunities in markets with lower temperatures. In [...]

Office/Industrial/Flex Space for Lease at 28 Draper Lane, Canton MA

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The Draper Lofts are now available for lease with office and industrial space options in the multiple space configuration.

Draper Lofts is a 6th generation family run organization in Canton, MA, settled on over 30 acres of land. Established in 1856 by the Draper family, it is one of the oldest family owned and operated textile mills in the [...]

Mortgage Rates Starting to Lower

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This week has seen a decrease in mortgage rates with the 30-year, fixed rate averaging 3.0%, down .02% from last week, according to the Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®) released by Freddie Mac. The 15-year, fixed rate is down from 3.32% to 3.30% as [...]

Inventory Relief is Forecasted for 2018

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It’s no secret to brokers that the housing market has seen some short supply. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) recently reported a down of 10.4% from last year in the national inventory for pre-owned properties, but according to realtor.com® 2018 National Housing Forecast, groundbreaking is projected to increase to up to 3 [...]

Pending Homes Picking up Steam

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In October, pending home sales have picked up steam, showing a 3.5 percent increase in the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), which posted 109.3 in October, an improvement from 105.6 in September, based on contract [...]

Amazing Value for New Construction at 47 Goddard St in Newton, MA

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New construction for an unbeatable price in Newton today. This custom built colonial is decked with every bell and whistle a buyer is looking for, with a spacious kitchen, tile bath with rain shower, and three-car garage. The six-bedroom home is situated on a half-acre with 6,750 Sq. Ft of living space and offers an extremely competitive [...]

Boston's Next Hot Neighborhood?

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Though it may not look like much now, Widett Circle has recently surfaces as the new development hot spot, and now a piece of it is on the market.

Formerly occupying the space was The New Boston Food Market, which held almost 20 acres of the area but is now putting it up for sale. This pieces of land, neatly sandwiched between South Boston [...]