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Newton-born Gracie Gold proud of her Olympic experience

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Gold competes in women's free skate at the 2014 Sochi Olympics at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Feb.

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Five Things You Need to Know Today

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Good morning, Boston, and Happy Wednesday. Here are the five most important things you need to know to help start your busy business day. Find out why one transgender lawyer is joining with Charlie Baker on women's issues.  Also, Amazon finally offers same-day delivery to Roxbury and more!

 

 

Increased Real Estate Mortgage Rates

Increased Real Estate Mortgage Rates

Mortgage Rates on the Rise!

            Average U.S. mortgage rates rose modestly this week, a move that makes home-buying a bit less affordable. Still, rates remain near historically low levels.

            Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Wednesday that the average rate on the 30-year loan increased to 4.29 percent from 4.22 percent last [...]

How's This for a Title: Ukraine Conflict Boosts US Real Estate Market?

Ukraine's ongoing war with pro-Russian separatists and their Moscow benefactors is pushing money out of the region -- and into the United States.

"I hate to say it, but all this uncertainty and chaos is great for my business," said Marlen Kruzhkov, a Ukrainian-American attorney whose business is oriented toward foreigners, particularly those [...]

US Home Sales Market Hits 6 Year High

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes surged in August and hit their highest level in more than six years, offering confirmation that the housing recovery remains on course.

The US Commerce Department said on Wednesday that sales jumped 18.0 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000 units. That was the highest level since May [...]

Newton, MA Ranks as Top City in the Country

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When choosing where to live, Americans consider a variety of factors. For some, the quality of schools is important. For others, the strength of the local economy or personal safety takes priority.

To determine America's best cities to live in, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data on the 550 areas measured by the U.S.

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Are YOU Part of the Real Estate Revolution?

 

 
With Thanksgiving's buzz slowly dissipating, the anticipated Holiday spirits have finally begun to creep. Jolly and uplifting reminders of the upcoming Holidays, are beginning to fill local coffee shops, commercials, decorations, as well as radio broadcasts. Thus I present to you: Jim Lowenstern Radio Show- an early gift for those [...]

Walter Gropius-Designed Home on the Market in Newton

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This article was featured on Newton Patch. Click HERE to go to the website.

 

 

 

It's the chance of a lifetime. A landmark historic property in Newton is up for sale, ripe to be plucked by a discerning buyer. A rare gem in a highly desirable location on The Ledges Road in Newton Center, this impressive home was designed in the 1940s by [...]