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iPad's Big Changes for Real Estate Agents

One year in, and I can’t imagine living without my iPad. I am old enough to remember a time before fax machines. I was not […]

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Boston's Empty-Nesters Say 'Adios!' to Suburbs

Young families moving out of urban neighborhoods and into the suburbs has been a predictable pattern for almost a century. Empty-nesters cashing out of their […]

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The JP Whole Foods: A Whole Mess of Requests

Just in case you haven’t had enough of the brouhaha surrounding the Hi-Lo/Whole Foods debate that’s been festering in Jamaica Plain, let’s get up to […]

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Nantucket, Barely a 'Part Time' Crowd for Rock

BOSTON — When my wife was a kid, she misheard the KISS song “Rock & Roll All Night” lyric. It famously goes, “I wanna rock […]

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Philly Style … in Davis Square

Ask anyone from the Philadelphia or southern New Jersey region what they long for most from home, and a few items usually pop up. First […]

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Convention Center Chronicles – Marginal Impact and Demand

What do we get? And who will come? Those are the questions that have not been properly answered despite reams of Powerpoints and consultants reports. […]

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Q&A: Walter Pierce, Lexington-Based Pioneering Architect

Some years back, the architect and Lexington resident, Walter Pierce was quoted in the Boston Globe, describing Peacock Farm, a pioneering modernist neighborhood in Lexington […]

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Q&A: Walter Pierce, Lexington-Based Pioneering Architect

Some years back, the architect and Lexington resident, Walter Pierce was quoted in the Boston Globe, describing Peacock Farm, a pioneering modernist neighborhood in Lexington that […]

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The Real Estate Heretic

Yesterday I sat down with Walter Pierce, a 90-something year-old architect who designed the “Peacock Farm” house and developed one of the first modernist/progressive neighborhoods […]

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Somerville Street Art

It’s tough to know exactly what to call Somerville resident Tim Devin. Is he a street artist? A demographer? Or kind of a mix of […]

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What’s Going On With Downtown Real Estate?

So Listing Information Network recently released its First Quarter 2011 Sales Summary. It certainly is a mixed bag, but definitively better than those ubiquitous doom […]

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The Giant Kings Live at the Lizard Lounge

Last week, after a middling Wednesday of trying to sell and market real estate with mixed results, instead of throwing in the towel and wrapping […]

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Spring Has Sprung, in Real Estate at Least

Many real estate developers are optimistic about Boston’s market — I like that! Several significant buildings have been approved for years, but are just now […]

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How's The Market?

“How’s the market, Bill?” This is the question that I hear most when I tell people I’m a broker. And the answer is, well, it […]

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Testing Menino's Business Resource Center, Part III

My last two blog posts (here and here) have provided some ideas about some key aspects of the Mayor’s initiative to reform the permitting process. […]