Category Archives: Boston Real Estate News

Searching Condos or Luxury High-rise Properties in Boston

Living in a Boston condo places you in the center of exciting urban life.
Bostonians never run out of exciting activities–whether they are rooting for the Red Sox at Fenway, visiting sea lions at the New England Aquarium, dining at one of the numerous restaurants in the city and along the waterfront, walking in the Common, shopping on Newbury Street, or buffing-up on Boston’s history. Isn’t it time for you to own a Boston condo?
Why buy a house in the suburbs when you can own a condo in the city. Take …

HOME PRICES INCREASE SINCE 2005 IN URBAN AREAS!

The Boston Globe Reported on the Top 11 Cities and Towns in Massachusetts that have seen an increase in home prices since the recession. I am most interested in three on the list, which are Brookline,Cambridge and Downtown Boston. As a city broker this is not a surprise although the 42% increase in home prices in downtown Boston that Globe reported is a big swing! I believe it is slightly skewed by the new luxury developments that have popped up in that timeframe (The Clarendon, the W and 45 Province …

Custom Four Bedroom Residence in a Luxury Full-Service Building

Brokers around the city will tell you that 3 bedroom condos are hard to find in luxury, full service buildings. There are plenty of 1 or 2 bedroom options but the 3 bedrooms are rare. I just listed a FOUR bedroom condo at The Clarendon. The Clarendon is all about LifeStyle…it offers unparalleled services and amenities, including a doorman, concierge, fitness facility, roof terrace, and clubroom. You can also order room service from Post 390 – the popular restaurant / bar on the first floor of the building.
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Back Bay Building Re-Opens After Fire

In April 2010, the converted Hotel Cambridge located at 483 Beacon Street was the site of a 9-alarm electrical fire.  The building was converted to condos before Boston fire code required sprinklers and therefore the fire spread quickly and was hard to contain.  The fire resulted in approximately $3.5 million in damage to the 10-story building.  The building had 174 residents, and luckily no one was severely inured.

Since then, insurance claims were made, units were renovated, and the main piping, electrical and heating systems were replaced.  Residents of 483 Beacon …

DNA Auction Update!

Last Thursday was the much anticipated DNA Lofts auction.  Ten out of the twenty four available units were auctioned off at an average 30% discount off of the original listing prices.  The remaining fourteen units are now being sold at auction prices.  This is an amazing opportunity for those of you looking to get a great deal on a unique home without the pressure of the auction.  Now you’ll have the opportunity to view each unit, decide on your favorite, discuss offer pricing with your CondoDomain buyer’s agent, and negotiate …

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