Boston Broker Builds Big Business with Chinese Students, China.

David Bates / September 26, 2017-10:04 am

John Conroy, 42, recalls noticing the change in the local rental market somewhere around 2008, a time when he was working 12 hours a day, seven days a week. All of a sudden, says the Connecticut-bred owner of East Coast Realty in Allston, every... Continue Reading

Three Things All Hub Sellers Should Negotiate, Even if They Have Multiple Offers

David Bates / August 23, 2017-12:57 pm

My buyer put in a full price offer on a Hub condominium, and something unusual happened (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

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
Pierce Boston

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

MassChallenge Tries to Solve its Housing Challenge

David Bates / May 24, 2017-11:40 am

Since 2010, entrepreneurs have been coming to MassChallenge, the hugely successful Boston-based startup accelerator, to gain access to things they can't get anywhere else in the world: venture capital, talent, and customers. One thing an increasing... Continue Reading

16 New Boston Condominium Developments

David Bates / May 22, 2017-12:13 pm

  Simply put, the city doesn’t have enough new, shiny, pristine condominium developments. (more…)... Continue Reading

Are Malden, Medford and Melrose Hotter than Cambridge?

David Bates / May 15, 2017-11:53 am

The local housing market was tough enough when several years ago area buyers started exercising the nuclear option on offers for the city’s best situated properties. But now shock and awe offers are landing with (more…)... Continue Reading
Follow Me
Get every new post delivered to your inbox
Join millions of other followers
Powered By WPFruits.com