Boston’s Most Important Condo Sale in 2016

David Bates / February 28, 2017-12:05 pm

(This is #1 of my three part series: The Most Important Condo Sales of 2016) At 60 stories and 625 feet above street level, it was going to be the highest condo in Boston. At a list price of $37.5 million it was also going to be the city's... Continue Reading

My New eBook: Back Bay’s 5 Best Condo Buildings

David Bates / February 17, 2017-1:30 pm

To determine the very best condo buildings in Boston, don't scrutinize Yelp reviews. Don't take into account the amount of views or shares or likes. Instead, be content to let the real estate buying public vote with their bank accounts.... Continue Reading

Why Via and The Benjamin Will Change Life in the Seaport

David Bates / February 7, 2017-1:12 pm

The Seaport had already been attracting many of the city’s most exciting new restaurants, in vogue hotels, expensive condominium projects and, of course, its most prized corporate tenants. What Boston’s newest and hottest neighborhood... Continue Reading

Five Timeless Ways to Be More Bostonian

David Bates / January 26, 2017-12:47 pm

Any time the local team gets close to proving they are kings of the world in their respective vocation, it’s time for residents – and even former residents – to more prominently display their connection to the city of championships. Here... Continue Reading

The Three Most Epic Boston Condo Features

David Bates / January 18, 2017-12:37 pm

When it comes to features, there's the same old, same old... and then there are the ones that you would crawl through barbed wire to have. Here are three of the Hub's most epic condo features, ones that never fail to elicit a visceral response... Continue Reading

Tom Brady’s Surprising Real Estate Play

David Bates / January 11, 2017-11:02 am

No one could blame you if you renamed Nine Cherrywood Lane, Franklin to "Patriot Place II" or decided to offer a mini-version of the Patriot Hall of Fame at the locale. In 1992, the 2,027 square foot townhouse-style condominium was purchased by... Continue Reading

Three Boston Condo Developments You Should Visit Before They Sell Out

David Bates / November 15, 2016-2:46 pm

  The new Boston is sure to have an enhanced skyline, re-imagined neighborhoods, and an improved quality of life.  The three developments described below might be considered ambitious, game-changers, and even iconic. Currently they all... Continue Reading

There’s a NEW BOSTON

David Bates / November 10, 2016-12:03 pm

  Old Boston was a cramped place. It gloried in old buildings, mostly hundred-year-old brick ones. For the most part the apartments had old kitchens and bathrooms, a lack of closet space, cranking radiators, musty basements, and painted... Continue Reading

When Offering $1 Million More Than the Asking Price Isn’t Enough

David Bates / May 27, 2016-12:21 pm

The Penthouse at 975 Memorial Drive was recently reported as the most  expensive for sale condominium listing in Cambridge. The asking price, however, wasn’t high enough. Like every other condo that sells in Cambridge, the highest price... Continue Reading

Expert Provides Update on Boston’s Luxury and Emerging Markets

David Bates / May 26, 2016-11:47 am

Debra Taylor, who launched LINK (the Urban MLS) approximately 25 years ago in Boston, invited a select group of real estate agents to the Millennium Tower sales office and revealed the latest information about Boston’s luxury condominium... Continue Reading
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