Monthly Archives: June 2008

You Go Girl!

I will literally be the old woman who lived in her shoes. – Carrie
Many women like myself have often wondered if they would ever own their own condo or home. After much research, it was quite refreshing to discover that women today are more independent and financially secure than ever before. They wait longer to get married (good job ladies, be more selective!) and they have great higher-paying jobs as compared to previous generations. Where are these strong independent women living these days? Urban condominiums of course!
In 2006, a study …

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FP3 Loft Model Now Open

FP3 Loft Model Now Open! We have all been waiting so long to get into this building. With the office right here in the Seaport / Fort Point Channel, we have been watching this building complete for the past 6 months. Well, we are booking our first tour of the building today. Anyone interested in FP3 want to come along If so shoot us a note.
Some FP3 Listings in Boston MLS:
$1,898,000, 2 Bd, 2 Ba, 1919
$1,800,000, 2 Bd, 2 Ba, 1803
$1,394,000, 2 Bd, 2 Ba, 1574
$1,029,000, 2 Bd, 2 Ba, …

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Broadluxe Post Auction Pricing

Below is the sold unit list from last weeks Broadluxe Auction.

According to the Boston Condo Guy:

Number of units sold: 29 out of 44 units were sold (66%)
Average Sales Price per Square Foot: $494
Neither of the two (finished) duplexes sold
Neither of the two (unfinished) penthouse units sold

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Boston Rocks Not Just in Sports

Boston sports aren’t the only things on top in this happening city today…
 
An article posted on the WSJ website today reports that the S&P/Case-Shiller home-price indexes, a closely watched gauge of U.S. home prices, show price declines continued to get steeper in April, with prices in every region surveyed now showing year-over-year drops. However, there are small, yet significant findings in some major metropolitan areas, showing a slight improvement from April to May.
 
Out of the eight metropolitan areas able to avoid a decline from April over to May, it …

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Copley Place Tower

Copley Place owner Simon Property Group Inc. is moving ahead with plans to remake the Back Bay skyline with a 47-story condo tower that will also expand the upscale mall’s footprint.The mall owner, in a proposal filed yesterday with City Hall, details plans for nearly 800,000 square feet of new residential and Retail space at the corner of Dartmouth and Stuart streets.
Along with 280 high-rise condos, Simon is also banking on a significant expansion of Copley Place.
The proposal calls for adding 54,000 square feet to the existing 115,000-square-foot Neiman Marcus …

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Buyers Brokerage

So I previewed a few open houses today for my clients and of course (as social as I am) I made new friends & hopefully new clients while chatting with other perspective buyers. One question I did ask anyone (just curious, not trying to sell anything) was that if they were using a buyers agent to help them find their new home.
The answer: none of them were at that point in time which totally caught me by surprise.
So why no buyers agents involved Well, most of them said they wanted …

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