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James P. Fur…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
James P. Furlong answered:
Where did this trend of selling/renting individual parking spaces for thousands of dollars emerge from? Does this happen in other cities?
The trend emerged because of the need. There is little private parking in central Boston. As buildings (with back yards accessed by by back alleys) were developed into condo units these ... more
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James P. Fur…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
James P. Furlong answered:
How does private parking in Back Bay compare with other neighborhood sin Boston such as Dorchestor and Beacon Hill? Any statistics?
Beacon Hill and Back Bay have very expensive parking - either for rent or for sale. The South End has similar parking but less expensive. Dorchester has little or none - there is no nee ... more
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Eric Girard, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Eric Girard answered:
What are the advantages of 15-year and 30-year loan terms?
If you can afford a 15 year loan it is a lot better than a 30 year loan. To put it in perspective after 15 years of a 30 year loan you finally pay more in principal than in interest and ... more
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Eric Girard, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Eric Girard answered:
Aesthetic look of Back Bay, worth it?
Yes, it is worth it when you are somebody who wants to live in the center of Boston in a nice residential area with beautiful Brownstones. The Back Bay was one of the biggest landfill p ... more
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Boston Luxury…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Boston Luxury Residential LLC answered:
Thanx ,when were the streets of the Back Bay laid out and who was St. Botolph and what was his connection to Boston. It is truly a wonderful area.
Please go to Wikipedia.com, or follow this link:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Back_Bay,_Boston
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James P. Fur…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
James P. Furlong answered:
When did Saint Botolph St. become the back bay ?
Has been for as long as I can remember.
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Masha Sender…, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Masha Senderovich answered:
MA/Boston Real Estate Taxes
each town assesses and handles its own property taxes. Some have residential exemptions, some do not.
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Oh Give Me A…, Home Owner in Waltham, MA
Oh Give Me A Home answered:
How come this website doesn't detail condo fees? And some listings have price histories and some don't.. why?
Great idea! That would be helpful, if each condo listing had the average monthly fee at least for the year prior.

Maybe this would be a great, unique addition for Trulia.

No ... more
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Sam02135, Home Buyer in Boston, MA
Sam02135 answered:
Do condos at 201 Newbury appreciate 10% in less than 1 year?
Crazy... I think they put a little money back into it to make it more presentable and sell it. I.e fix the bathroom.. sell it for $50K more, minus the commission ... minus the bargin p ... more
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Dan Chase, Home Buyer in Texas City, TX
Dan Chase answered:
Is insurance needed for a deed?
Title insurance can protect you from some very expensive mistakes. As an example, in one area an old farm was subdivided. Yet in the deed dating back to the 1800's it was not allow ... more
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Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
How do you view the recent prices on 1- and 2-bedroom condos in back bay when compared to the price drops?
Just to make sure I understand the question, are you trying to find out how the back bay market currently compares to other markets in Boston in terms of pricing? I.e, see if back bay h ... more
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Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
Is there a difference between zip code 02116 vs 02115 in terms of value in Back Bay Boston?
Yes, 02115 is the western section of Back Bay (Kendal Sq / Fenway area) while 02116 is the eastern section (includes Newbury St and runs to the Public Garden), so generally speaking th ... more
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