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Jamaica Plain's Old Goddard House to Become Part of Bigger Apartment Complex

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Jamaica Plain’s Old Goddard House to Become Part of Bigger Apartment Complex

Plans have been afoot for a while to remake the old Goddard House nursing home at 201 South Huntington Avenue in Jamaica Plain into a residential.

 

Boston Giving $28M to Fund Affordable Housing in These Six Neighborhoods

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The city of Boston is providing $28 million in federal and local money to fund the development and preservation of hundreds of affordable housing units across six city neighborhoods.

Jamaica Plain, Davis Square and Allston/Brighton Ranked Boston's Coolest Neighborhoods

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According to a recent report from commercial real estate brokerage Cushman & Wakfield, Jamaica Plain, Davis Square and Allston//Brighton are the coolest Boston area enclaves.

Condos Are Now More Expensive Than Single-Family Homes

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Condo prices all across Boston are skyrocketing as the spring market kicks off. Urban areas, from upscale to affordable, are leading the charge.

Somerville, Jamaica Plain and increasingly upscale Charlestown saw some of the biggest increases as did Brighton, Medford and West Roxbury.

And it’s not just rent prices that are on the rise. Sales are up by double digits in the same areas as well. The median condo price in Massachusetts went up 10% in March, clocking in at $320,000 which is more than the median price of a single-family home ($315,000).

Significant Increase In Jamaica Plain Condo Prices

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From Boston’s Financial District to the suburbs, housing prices in Massachusetts have been rising everywhere. Jamaica Plain was known to be an affordable area but the housing market in the neighborhood has experienced a significant increase in prices over the past few decades.

The average condo prices have inflated from $160/sq. ft. to $440/sq. ft. from 2000 to 2016.