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45 PROVINCE Announces Lease Agreement with the Torit Language Center Montessori

School will occupy two floors and serve children from infants to kindergarten age
 

45 PROVINCE announced today a lease agreement with the Torit Language Center Montessori that will open a two floor 6,000 sf. school at the downtown Boston luxury condominium high rise building. The center will be open for the 2011-12 academic year and will serve children from 12 weeks through six years old.   The school at 45 PROVINCE will house six classrooms, a movement and visual art studio, an indoor gross motor room, and a parent lounge.
“I want …

Why NOW is the perfect time to buy in Boston

Photo Credit: Boston Globe Staff Photo by John Tlumacki

According to a new report from The Warren Group, the publishers of Banker and Tradesman and The Commercial Record, the numbers for Massachusetts home sales are down more than 20% for the first half of 2011, and at the lowest level since 1991.
Although this may not necessarily be news to celebrate the economy’s comeback, the silver lining appears. Buyers in the Boston real estate market can rest assured knowing that it is a great time to purchase their first home, or buy a vacation home. Boston area condos, especially those …

Appleton-Parker: Live in the best home in the city AND make $30,000! Read on to find out how!

Being one of the oldest cities in the country, Boston is rich with a unique historical past.  We’re home to the nation’s first public school, well known Boston Latin, and the nation’s first subway system.  When it comes to famous historical figures, we can claim hundreds.  The Appleton-Parker House in Beacon Hill has an impressive history of its own.  This spot was once home to painter John Singleton Copley (think “Paul Revere” in the Art of America’s wing at the MFA).  Later the property was bought by Nathan Appleton and …

Boston Real Estate News 6/15/2010

Mmmmm, Millionaires: A recent report by Boston-based research group, the Boston Consulting Group, has found that the global millionaires club has grown by about 14%, with Singapore leading the charge in net gain. “The number of millionaire households increased to 11.2 million, according to the study released yesterday by the Boston-based firm,” reports Alexis Leondis on behalf of Bloomberg Businessweek, “Singapore posted a 35 percent gain, followed by Malaysia, Slovakia and China.”
When the recession struck in full force, circa 2008, the world’s millionaire’s fell to about 9.8 million, a 14% …

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Largest US Luxury Home Builder Buys Land in Anticipation of Recovery

By John Gittelsohn and Peter Woodifield – Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Toll Brothers Buys Land as Quarterly Home Orders Rise
May 26 (Bloomberg) — Toll Brothers Inc., the largest U.S. luxury homebuilder, increased its land holdings for the first time in four years in anticipation of a recovery in the market.
The number of houses under contract but not yet sold rose in the three months ended April 30 for the first time on a year- over-year basis since 2006, the Horsham, Pennsylvania-based company said in an earnings statement today.
“People are not as scared any …

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And The Survey Says…

As I was browsing the hundreds of Tweets that had built up in my feed while I was at work yesterday, two adjacent Boston Globe Tweets caught my eye. The first that I read went something like “Survey- What will happen to home sales now that the home buyer tax credit expires?” with a link to a short, one question survey with four responses to choose from (more on those later.) The Tweet directly below that one, also by the Globe, read something like, “New Home Sales Jump 14.8% in …

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