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Market Conditions in Boston : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Oct 11, 2017
Amanda Chalkley asked:
I live in upstate central new york and the average sale price in my area is small, should i move to a city with a higher average sale price?
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Mon Apr 11, 2016
Bellakitten7 answered:
I was brought up in Oak Square Brighton (1960-1986). I hear in the 60's it was a heavy drug traffic place (I was young) but what wasn't! It was an AWESOME place to grow up. I'm an original OLP grammar and high school gal. I loved my life in Brighton. I think I'm the last of a dying bread there as far as original single family people. I still many friends in the old neighborhood. Along with the last of my generation it's all yuppies and transplants but that's par for any course right? I'm a transplant to Tucson, Arizona so we all come from somewhere and I'm proud to say I come from Brighton, MA :) It will always be HOME. :) ... more
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Tue Jan 5, 2016
Zhilongwu0 asked:
I have seen the market trend review on your website, and I am really confuse right now. Thanks
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Tue Jun 9, 2015
GS asked:
I'm mostly interested in condo/townhomes with 3 bed 2.5 baths
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Wed Dec 31, 2014
James Furlong answered:
I think there is definitely a market for it. The new hostel on Stuart St in Chinatown appears to be doing great business. The company "Furnished Quarters" has several locations around the city. If you are going to seriously move forward I would recommend that you speak with a real estate attorney to discuss permits, approvals, inspections etc. ... more
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Sat Sep 20, 2014
abbywells05 asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental-community/9000061503/Devonshire-1-Devonshire-Place-2509-Boston-MA-02109/
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Sun Jul 27, 2014
Ms85sadler asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental/3053663224-16-Lincoln-St-2-Boston-MA-02135?ecampaign=con_day_rentalpropertycomp_bk&eurl=www.trulia.com%2Frental%2F3053663224-16…
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Thu Jul 17, 2014
Ming Chui answered:
Drive 1.7 miles, 5 min

Mobil
470 Meridian St, East Boston, MA 02128

Head south on Meridian St toward Condor St
62 ft

Take the 1st left onto Condor St
0.6 mi

Turn left onto E Eagle St
0.2 mi

Turn right onto Chelsea St
423 ft

Take the 1st left toward Saratoga St
72 ft

Turn left onto Saratoga St
0.8 mi

Turn left onto Westbrook St

88 Brandywyne Dr, Boston, MA 02128
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Wed Jul 9, 2014
Annette Lawrence answered:
What is your intention?
Do you have expectation of staying there forever?
Are you about to reward a good deed by victimizing the one who allowed you to stay?

You know it's a foreclosure, GET OUT!

The Sheriff will come and put you out. You can argue your rights with him. Oh, he will post a note to your front door announcing when the courtesy call is scheduled. You should be out before that date.

But you can consult an attorney and they can delay some action allowing you to possibly further punish the hand that you shook some time ago. If it was the owner, not foul.

Or, you could take that attorney money, add it to the money you saved by staying there and find another place to live.
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Tue Jun 17, 2014
Ron Danklefs answered:
The JP market is strong this season (2014) but there is still an inventory shortage. This is leading to multiple offers, but with patience and the assistance of a real estate pro buyers are still finding great homes in JP! ... more
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Tue May 27, 2014
Michaeljkh answered:
Emerson College is about 4.8 miles from Antwerp St.
Approx:
10-15 minutes by car (depending on traffic)
40 minutes by public transport
30 min by bike
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Tue Apr 8, 2014
Kevin Vitali answered:
Yes in general it will be a trend. When the real estate markets trend up or down so will assessed value to a certain point. But do not confuse assessed value with the fair market value of your home. The two values have different purposes. ... more
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Tue Apr 1, 2014
Wendy Bian answered:
200% seller market, agree with others here. If the listing price is not ridiculously higher than that the market sets, it will sell effortlessly. Buyers really need to prepare well and use smart offer strategy to win the bidding war of hot homes. And conversion rate is low if you are an agent working on the seller side. You will face fierce competition of other listing agents. Being a buyer agent is not easy either, and has to be smart on offer-making games to help your buyer win. ... more
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Sat Mar 29, 2014
Wendy Bian answered:
The areas near BU, BC, Northeastern, and other numerous colleges in town have student-oriented rental market, such as Allston/Brighton, Brookline-BU side, Mission Hill, Symphony area, Fenway-Kenmore. Other areas like Back Bay, Downtown, Beacon Hill, North End are less impacted by students, but still run on 9/1 cycles. These areas just heat up a little later in late spring or summer than those student-oriented rental markets which heat up as early as January. ... more
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Sat Mar 29, 2014
CH Naamad answered:
The link leads to an ad about a parking space at The Lofts on Fay St in the South End. Your title mentions MIT. These location are far apart from each other.
COuld you please be more specific about what you are looking for?
Best of luck,
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Sat Mar 22, 2014
N.basaran Mutlu Agardan asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental/3148102746--Arlington-St-Boston-MA-02116
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Fri Mar 7, 2014
Territory.com answered:
1387 Washington St, Unit 502, Boston, MA 02118-2059 sold on 6/14/2013 for $715,000. 2bed/2 bath 1064 square ft. $671/ square ft in just 5 days. Listed for $689,000

http://territory.com/mlspin/71502335/1387-washington-st-boston-ma-02118


Good luck!
Any other questions feel free to reach out.

Territory Real Estate
Boston's Destination for Home Buyer's
617 848 5407 ext 702
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Fri Feb 28, 2014
David Sears answered:
Hello Jane, Are you wondering about the Lexington real estate market? I work for the William Raveis office in town. david.sears@raveis.com
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Mon Jan 27, 2014
Ryan Rogers answered:
Very likely, parking is at a premium in the Back Bay. Deeded spots can range from 25k to 200k.

Enjoy the Back Bay Hina!
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Wed Jan 15, 2014
Sveta Vakhitova answered:
Hello,

Approx 15 min drive or 30 min by train (Green line).

Best of luck!
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