photo credit: Melissa Blackall photography

Boston Center for the Arts acquisition will keep arts in the South End for perpetuity

David Bates / October 22, 2018-11:18 am

(above photo credit: Melissa Blackall photography) The Boston Center for the Arts recently announced it had acquired the Calderwood Pavilion for just $1. Located on the Center’s four-acre South End campus the Pavilion has an assessed value... Continue Reading

Four Boston condos with water views you have to see

David Bates / October 18, 2018-11:16 am

Want to lower your stress level? Then check out these Boston condos with water views! (more…)... Continue Reading

Hub Home Buying in 30 Minutes

David Bates / October 15, 2018-1:15 pm

How do you learn about buying a home while keeping your fear of missing out in check? (more…)... Continue Reading

7 Homes that Tom Brady has owned

David Bates / October 11, 2018-10:57 am

Tom Brady has thrown some beautiful passes. He has an amazing wife. And, he has owned some incredible homes. Check out these seven homes that Tom Brady has owned. They range in value from the $265,000 Franklin, MA townhouse he purchased in 2000 to... Continue Reading

How developers transformed Assembly, the Fenway and the Seaport

David Bates / September 25, 2018-11:01 am

The Commercial Real Estate Development Association in Massachusetts, NAIOP-MA, recently hosted a panel discussion where the developers most responsible for the transformation of Assembly Row, the Seaport, and the Fenway told their development... Continue Reading

Brookline lot and garage for sale for just $99,000

David Bates / September 12, 2018-12:34 pm

You read that headline right: this 3,000+ square foot lot and the two-car garage on it is located in Washington Square and available for just $99,000. Please contact me if you have any interest or questions, Exclusive Listing Agent: David... Continue Reading

When to Lowball in the Hub

David Bates / September 11, 2018-11:22 am

“If a house is on the market, and it passes their first open-house weekend in this market, I go in low,” says Valerie Wastcoat, a veteran agent at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (CBRB). Wastcoat admits that it’s a little early to go... Continue Reading

What to blame for all these wicked expensive Boston croissants?

David Bates / September 5, 2018-10:53 am

I purchased a $4.00 croissant in Boston yesterday. As a result, my morning nosh went from $4.00 to $7.00, which, in my bleary-eyed pre-coffee state, seemed like real money. Who’s to blame for the Tiffany-esque price tag of my sweet, flaky... Continue Reading

Nine Boston condos with must see views

David Bates / August 29, 2018-11:22 am

There's nothing that moves the spirit like an inspiring view. Five of Boston's most envied residential real estate views are (more…)... Continue Reading

Boston condo to lose its view. Will it lose its value too?

David Bates / August 24, 2018-10:58 am

Views are arguably the most cherished and most valuable feature in any Boston condominium. So, in the development-happy Hub, what happens to the market for and value of a residence when a prized vista is threatened to be eclipsed by an extreme... Continue Reading
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