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The Glamorous Life of a Realtor

I just spent two hours moving scrap metal, moldy old cook books, cleaning chemicals, and dog paraphernalia out of someone’s million-dollar home on the morning […]

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Vacant Suburb Office Spaces as an Indicator of the Economy

Vacant Suburb Office Spaces as an Indicator of the Economy. Approximately twice the amount of empty offices, cubicle farms, and lab space that indicates a […]

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Daily Feed: The Most Dangerous Intersections in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Lists Most Dangerous Intersections for Pedestrians. The most dangerous crosswalks are in Chelsea, according to state statistics. The state also keeps track of the […]

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A Fall Real Estate Market Update

Last week, I compared the typical spring and fall housing markets in the western suburbs. This was mostly from the perspective of sellers. That is, […]

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The Fall vs. Spring Real Estate Seasons

If you follow news about residential real estate on a regular basis, no doubt your head is spinning trying to make sense of it all. […]

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Digging Into the Filene's Hole

When I set out reporting my story this month on Steven Roth and the hole he and his company, Vornado Realty Trust, own at the […]

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One More Real Estate Fundamental: Go Long

In my last post, I discussed some of the fundamentals of home buying and how one should pay particular attention to them during times of […]

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The Downtown Boston Market: A Mixed Bag

The old saying “real estate is local” never runs more true than in Boston. For years now, I have been arguing that, despite the unfortunate […]

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The Four Fundamentals of Buying a Home

Sometimes, I see home owners who are considering selling, unconvinced that there are buyers for their homes due mostly to the turbulence of the market. […]

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Daily Feed: A Post-Lockout To-Do List for the Patriots

A Post-Lockout To-Do List for the Patriots. How to take control of your season with training camp and free agency likely piled on one another […]

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Low Supply, High Demand Means All-Time Peak Prices for Rentals

Renting in Boston: Low Supply, High Demand Means All-Time Peak Prices. Some people, desperate to find a place to live, even take a unit sight […]

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Hush-Hush Home Sales

Every once in a while, a seller might ask us to let our possible buyers clients know that they’ll be selling their house soon. Usually […]

Living Large: Just a Little Pied-à-Terre

Rachel Slade’s off-kilter take on Hub dwellings.

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Cambridge Tops City's Most Expensive Neighborhoods for Renters

Cambridge Tops City’s Most Expensive Neighborhoods for Renters. Charlestown, the Seaport District, the Downtown Waterfront, and the Financial District also made the list. [BizJournals.com]

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The New Northern Avenue

I had to look up to a street sign to know where I was for a moment, as I did not recognize the street. Northern […]