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
When is the best time to put your Hub home on the market?
Well, when do you want to get what you want in life?
A lot of people might respond, “As soon as possible.” After all, companies like FedEx and Dominos aren’t testaments to... Continue Reading
If it's a new day in Boston, there's probably a new project getting approved, a new change for the old neighborhood, a new restaurant opening. There is tremendous enthusiasm for the future of the Hub, but it's not risk free future.
What's... Continue Reading
There is plenty to give thanks for on Thanksgiving and this Thanksgiving I suggested giving thanks to one of the most oft noted, but least talked about aspects of the Hub's residential real estate market. What was it? Check out my... Continue Reading
I surveyed more than 5,000 Hub condo sales that occurred in the first ten months of 2014.
I was looking for a characteristic that these condos, regardless of price, had in common.
I think I found it and wrapped it up in one word. What's... Continue Reading
[caption id="attachment_4741" align="alignleft" width="600"] This time of year, it can be as tough to decipher the real estate market as it is to figure out the weather. (Snowvember storm pictured above)[/caption]
In the morning, I put... Continue Reading
One of the most common questions I get as a real estate agent is, “What’s a good offer?” I define a good offer as “an offer that brings you closer to getting what you want.” In my experience, this handy chart is one of the best indicators... Continue Reading
I broke down, by the year they were built, more than 20,000 single family homes that were available for sale in MLS. The median price of a single family home that was built recently was nearly double the asking price of homes built decades ago.... Continue Reading