Blog :: 09-2012

Bloomberg Ranks Boston as 4th Best City in the US

Boston, MA was ranked 4th as the Best City in the US by business news agency Bloomberg. In its annual 50 best Cities in the United States, Beantown was bestowed this title based on its leisure attributes (the number of restaurants, bars, libraries, museums, professional sports teams, and park acres by population), educational attributes [...]

Eastie Waterfront Endeavor

After a year in limbo, a proposed development in East Boston is proceeding as planned. Located in between Marginal and Lewis streets, the project is one of four proposed developments in the Portside area in Eastie. The developers, New Jersey-based Roseland Property Co., is planning to break ground later this year. Once completed, the [...]

Home Sales Rally for 14th Straight Month

The month of August marks the 14th straight month that home sales in Massachusetts have gone up, both from previous years as well as previous months. Sales of single-family homes passed the 5,000-mark for only the second time since June 2010. Total single-detached homes that were sold last year number to 4,136, compared to 5,077 of August [...]

10 Tips To Boost Your Home's Resale Value

There are plenty of reasons why home improvements take place - it could be that the space doesn't quite agree with the current tenants anymore and needs to be remodeled and reconfigured. It could also be that there's just the itch to redesign for a fresh new look. Regardless of what the reason may be, the foremost motivation for major [...]

Boston's Finest Condominiums

Like any other housing market, Boston has seen its fair share of ups and downs throughout the years, most notably during the recent recession. But with the numerous reports recently coming in about the local market's upshift, there are indeed concrete signs that Boston is recovering --  and in greater and faster leaps than ever [...]