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10. One or More Fireplaces Pct. of home buyers willing to pay more: 40% Amount willing to pay extra: $1,400

Some 40% of homebuyers without a fireplace said they would spend additional money for at least one and cough up an extra $1,400. The fireplace, while always popular, was less necessary when several TVs were going in the house all at [...]

The Most Dynamic Cities of 2014

You read it right - Boston was ranked as the 17th Most Dynamic City in the World! That's a prestige that we think every blue-blooded Bostonian should be proud about! The ranking was done by evaluating three different factors: commercial real estate, socio-economic momentum, and high-value incubators (in other words, the quality of the [...]

¿Qué es en realidad el día de Acción de Gracias?

Probablemente durante estos últimos días alguien le ha preguntado si saldrá de vacaciones por acción de gracias o que planes tiene para esta fecha. Mañana se celebra uno de los días favoritos de Estados Unidos, el Día de Acción de Gracias. Si todavía no conocen muy bien las costumbres americanas se imaginarán a una familia alrededor de una [...]

Construyendo la casa de sus sueños.

Una mudanza o un cambio de destino conlleva muchas más cosas que coger un avión, un tren o un coche y plantarse en la ciudad de la noche a la mañana para comenzar con su nueva vida.  Cuando por fin se declina por la casa o el apartamento de sus sueños a veces resulta un poco depresivo entrar a vivir y que  lo único que haya en su interior [...]

Skyscraper City Finally To Happen

 

You might think Boston is a conservative city - which it really is, but recent real estate happenings sure makes it look like Beantown is headed to modern times as the city is planning to erect a 600-foot tower at the Government Center Garage, along with six other hulking buildings that are set to transform the city's skyline and make it [...]

Questions Renters Forget To Ask

With more people renting than buying, and occupancy rates continue to escalate, being an apartment hunter in the Boston rental market is no easy task - especially if you're battling with students who come in droves almost every quarter. In fact, the rental occupancy rate in the city was a whopping 85% last year, the highest it's been in four [...]