5 Reasons Why Boston Agents Lie About Their Listing’s Address

David Bates / August 1, 2017-11:23 am

If Boston agents don’t like the location of their listing, guess what? Sometimes, they just change it. Here are five reasons why they do it and how. (more…)... Continue Reading

How to Save $100,000 or More on Your New Boston Condo Purchase

David Bates / July 24, 2017-10:05 am

I was showing a condominium in a new Boston development and asked about saving money. (more…)... Continue Reading

Five Boston Neighborhoods, Five Different Apartment Designs

David Bates / July 14, 2017-3:18 pm

During an interview for a recent post, I asked Eric Robinson, a principal at RODE ARCHITECTS, how their designs were influenced by the housing needs, wants, and lifestyles of the residents living in those locations. Here's how he responded.... Continue Reading

Mistakes Boston Apartment Hunters Make and How to Avoid Them

David Bates / July 7, 2017-10:10 am

Boston apartment hunters should have only two goals: #1 - Get the best apartment available (based on their needs and wishes), and; #2 - Get it for the least amount of money. (more…)... Continue Reading

Boston’s Five Most Expensive Apartment Buildings

David Bates / June 26, 2017-10:39 am

Some Hub rents are high. Some are sky high. But which Hub buildings have the highest rent? (more…)... Continue Reading

The Problem With Boston’s Condominium Production Goal

David Bates / June 22, 2017-10:14 am

Not long ago, the mayor said Boston needed 53,000 new housing units by 2030. I recently posted about how the number might be too low. But does anyone recall how many condos His Honor said the Hub needed? (more…)... Continue Reading

Are These Architects Shaping Boston or Is Boston Shaping Them?

David Bates / June 19, 2017-10:12 am

“I never did a project in Boston. Not one,” recalls Eric Robinson, 46, about the 10 years he worked at a Harvard Square architectural firm. (more…)... Continue Reading
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Seven Important Boston Development Trends Happening Right Now

David Bates / June 15, 2017-9:47 am

Sue Hawkes, Managing Director of the Collaborative Companies, has helped market many of the Hub’s best-known developments, including Ink Block, Slip65, Telford180 and Pierce Boston. Hawkes recently spoke at an event organized by NAIOP... Continue Reading

Amazing eReport Provides 5-Year Breakdowns for 14 Boston Condo Markets

David Bates / June 8, 2017-8:45 am

One Hub market was selling condos so fast that a commonly used real estate statistic revealed it could sell every “For Sale” condo in just one month. Perhaps, the market should have been arrested for speeding. The lightning sales pace... Continue Reading

Boston May Need Much More Housing Than Reported. What it Means

David Bates / May 31, 2017-10:27 am

In October 2014, Mayor Walsh’s administration issued a report which advocated the production of 53,000 housing units in Boston by the year 2030. According to the 132-page report, Housing a Changing City: Boston 2030, the new housing was... Continue Reading
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