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Back Bay Social Club Offers One Of Boston’s Best Burgers!

If your looking for a awesome burger in Boston’s Back Bay then you should check out Back Bay Social Club’s burger. Located at 867 Boylston Street the Back Bay Social Club offers in our opion Boston’s best burger as well as some of the best deserts in Boston. Just check out this video on their food by the Phantom Gourmet!

  1. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 610 sq ft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Boston - Newbury St.
  2. 4 beds, 4 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 5,585 sq ft
    Listed with Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
  3. 1 bed, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 980 sq ft
    Listed with Live In Luxury Real Estate Company
  4. 0 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 500 sq ft
    Listed with Hammond Residential
  5. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 435 sq ft
    Lot size: 435 sqft
    Listed with Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate

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Average Days On Market For Boston Real Estate

The average market time for Boston real estate is currently around 99 days on market, which is a significant increase from the duration we were seeing just 3 to 6 months ago in Greater Boston.  If you have been shopping for a home in Boston recently and have been getting frustrated by losing out in multiple offer situations, the market looks like it is headed for more of a buyer's market.  If you couple this info with the expected rise in mortgage rates over the next 6-12 months, this could be the perfect time to shop for a home as a buyer!  Take a look at this helpful infographic for more information about average market time in Boston as it compares to other major American areas.

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Boston Rental Prices Hit An All Time High

This just in!  Boston rents have hit an ll time high!!!  According to a recent article on Boston.com the average rental price for a Boston apartment has cracked the $1650/month mark and vacancy rates are at a all time low.  Back Bay apartments are now showing a average rent of 2600+ for a 2 bedroom apartment which is up almost $300 from last year.

Good News!? This is good news for Boston real estate investors interested in buy and hold real estate investments especially when you factor in the low interest rates. This is also good news for people selling Boston Multi Families as the improved cap rates are sure to drive up the price and hopefully these high rents will be the shift needed to bring the huge number of first time buyers who are still on hold of the fence.

High End Boston Rentals…>

  1. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,650 sq ft
    Listed with Joyce Lebedew Real Estate, LLC
  2. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,602 sq ft
    Listed with The Higgins Group REALTORS®
  3. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,978 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,850 sqft
    Listed with RE/MAX Realty Plus
  4. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,100 sq ft
    Listed with J.M.I. Investment Properties
  5. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,767 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,767 sqft
    Listed with Otis & Ahearn - 84 Atlantic

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Home Remodeling: Cost Vs. Value

Thinking of remodeling your home or condo?  One of the most common misconceptions heralded by the average homeowner is that every dollar put towards a renovation will be returned in resale value when it comes time to sell.  Sure, for a particular specific buyer, certain renovations will be priceless – but when taken in the aggregate, most homeowners should not expect to get a full return on each improvement.  Understanding how these numbers work can help you make the right decision when it comes time to prioritize your remodeling projects.  As seen in the infographic below, some of the smallest jobs (like replacing your entry door) can have the best return on investment, while some of the largest (like a full kitchen overhaul) have a lesser return.  Obviously, improvements are necessary over time to upkeep a property to the expected market standards – just don't assume that every dollar invested is a guarantee for increased sale price!

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Boston Brownstone on Comm Ave Destroyed By Fire

Recently a Boston brownstone located at 17 Commonwealth Ave is destroyed by fire. The Boston Fire Department says the blaze was caused by a faulty heating system on the 4th floor. Luckily no one was hurt but after watching this video and learning how quickly fire can destroy a property you can see why it is so important to have multiple ways to exit as well as smoke detectors that are in good working order!

Back Bay Brownstones For Sale…>

  1. $3,100,000 : 20 Follen St, Boston
    5 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,113 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,404 sqft
    Listed with Prime Realty
  2. 9 beds, 6 full, 4 part baths
    Home size: 14,871 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,936 sqft
    Listed with Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
  3. 7 beds, 7 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,207 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,016 sqft
    Listed with Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate

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Summary of 2013 Housing Market from NAR

The NAR has recently released data which compares late 2013 housing statistics to the same months from 2012.  Though this may not include the most finalized numbers for 2013, it represents a good approximation for the year’s final tallies.  As we reflect on 2013, and as seen in the infographic below, we see that total existing home sales are down 1.2% but median prices have remained strong, gaining 9.4%.  Inventory is back up to a more normalized 5.1 month supply and distressed sales represented 14% of all sales, down from 2012’s 22%.  Is the market leveling out a bit or will 2014 continue the gains we saw in 2013?  Discuss below and contact the Boston Realty Team experts with all your real estate questions at 617-987-4811.

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Do you have a small bedroom in your Boston condo? Learn how to stage it right!

If you plan on owning a condo in one of Boston’s hot locations and you don’t have a price point over $1,000,000 then you should be prepared to look at some properties that often lack a ton of square footage and have very small bedrooms. That’s why it is important to learn how to maximize every bit of your space by staging the property properly. In this video, HSC tv shares tips on staging your bedroom to maximise the feel of the space. Many of these tips can make a huge difference so watch and learn!

Small Boston Condos For Sale …>

  1. 0 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 590 sq ft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Boston - South End Tremont St.
  2. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 524 sq ft
    Lot size: 524 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
  3. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 425 sq ft
    Listed with Boston Proper Real Estate
  4. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 575 sq ft
    Listed with Fenway Properties
  5. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 548 sq ft
    Listed with Charlesgate Realty Group, llc
  6. 0 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 500 sq ft
    Listed with Hammond Residential
  7. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 435 sq ft
    Lot size: 435 sqft
    Listed with Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
  8. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 550 sq ft
    Lot size: 550 sqft
    Listed with Marston Beacon Hill, Inc.
  9. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 496 sq ft
    Listed with PSR Real Estate
  10. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 494 sq ft
    Listed with Seaport Realty Group
  11. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 570 sq ft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
  12. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 525 sq ft
    Listed with Synergy Metrowest, Inc.
  13. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 598 sq ft
    Listed with Dot Homes Real Estate Company
  14. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 590 sq ft
    Lot size: 590 sqft
    Listed with Christopher P. Olson
  15. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 425 sq ft
    Listed with Century 21 Carole White
  16. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 520 sq ft
    Lot size: 520 sqft
    Listed with DuPont Street Realty Advisors
  17. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 452 sq ft
    Lot size: 452 sqft
    Listed with Anzalone Realty
  18. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 481 sq ft
    Listed with The Charles Realty
  19. 0 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 415 sq ft
    Lot size: 415 sqft
    Listed with RE/MAX Unlimited
  20. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 450 sq ft
    Listed with Re/Max Luxury Living RE
  21. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 530 sq ft
    Lot size: 530 sqft
    Listed with Exit Realty Plus
  22. 0 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 525 sq ft
    Listed with Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate

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Beacon Hill Real Estate Market Stays Consistent In July 2012

The Beacon Hill Real Estate Market for July had a similar number of total sales to the previous month indicating that demand is staying on track with the 6 month average number of monthly sales. While the average home price was down over $100,000 from June but still up almost $100,000 over the 6 month average indicating that the Beacon Hill housing market is still trending towards a “sellers market” Finally, based on the overall list to sales price ratio trends buyers should look to try to get a 4% discount from the current asking price on any Beacon Hill properties that have been on the market for at least 90 days. 

How did the Beacon Hill housing market do in July 2012? In July the Beacon Hill real estate market had 28 total sales with a average home sale price of $901,500, an average days on market of 166 and an average list to sales price ratio of 96. Below are the is a breakdown of the numbers for sales of condos, homes & multi families in Beacon Hill.

Current Beacon Hill Properties For Sale…>

  1. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 682 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,500 sqft
    Listed with Ford Realty - Boston
  2. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 390 sq ft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Boston - Newbury St.
  3. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 548 sq ft
    Listed with Charlesgate Realty Group, llc
  4. $1,274,000 : 28r Phillips, Boston
    2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,680 sq ft
    Lot size: 900 sqft
    Listed with Engel & Volkers Boston
  5. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,230 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,230 sqft
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
  6. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 680 sq ft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Boston - Beacon Hill
  7. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 736 sq ft
    Lot size: 736 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Boston - Beacon Hill
  8. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 703 sq ft
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
  9. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 935 sq ft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Boston - Beacon Hill
  10. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,050 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,050 sqft
    Listed with Thread Real Estate
  11. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,254 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,254 sqft
    Listed with SelectRE Boston
  12. 0 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 514 sq ft
    Listed with Ford Realty - Boston
  13. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,233 sq ft
    Listed with Advisors Living - Back Bay
  14. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 795 sq ft
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices N.E. Prime Properties
  15. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 681 sq ft
    Lot size: 681 sqft
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
  16. $3,950,000 : 7 W Hill Pl, Boston
    4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,820 sq ft
    Lot size: 927 sqft
    Listed with Brewster & Berkowitz R. E.
  17. 4 beds, 3 full, 3 part baths
    Home size: 6,550 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,496 sqft
    Listed with Robert Paul Properties, Inc
  18. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,415 sq ft
    Listed with Red Brick Real Estate, LLC
  19. 0 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 465 sq ft
    Lot size: 465 sqft
    Listed with Hancock Real Estate Co., Inc.
  20. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,542 sq ft
    Listed with Meridian Realty Group LLC
  21. $1,995,000 : 42 Irving St, Boston
    3 beds, 3 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 1,950 sq ft
    Lot size: 480 sqft
    Listed with Sprogis & Neale Real Estate
  22. 0 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 570 sq ft
    Listed with Street & Company

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Help the victims of the Boston Bombing by donating today.

As everyone know this was a very sad week for the City of Boston. Many people have been devastated by the Boston Marathon Bombing and need your help. Please donate now to the One Fund by visiting http://onefundboston.org/ to help Boston get past this horrible event. 

About The One Fund:

 

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino have announced the formation of The One Fund Boston, Inc. to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15, 2013.

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The Back Bay Continues To Show Strength In July 2012

Simplified Overview of the Back Bay real estate market:

In summary the Back Bay Real Estate market showed signs of a slow down in the month of July. Comparing it to June, the total number of sales where almost half and average sales prices of homes in the Back Bay was 10k higher. The only category that did better in July was the list to sales price ratio which was 1% higher in July at 97%. Overall if this trend continues and inventory increases you can expect to see the Back Bay Housing market shift from a seller’s back to a buyers market. 

How did the Back Bay housing market do in July 2012?

In July the Back Bay real estate market had 42 total sales with a average home sale price of $782,000, an average days on market of 140 and an average list to sales price ratio of 97. Below are the is a breakdown of the numbers for sales of condos, homes & multi families in Back Bay.

  1. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,210 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,210 sqft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Boston - Newbury St.
  2. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,665 sq ft
    Listed with Cabot & Company
  3. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,302 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,306 sqft
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
  4. 2 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,890 sq ft
    Listed with Cabot & Company
  5. 1 bed, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,288 sq ft
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
  6. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,351 sq ft
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
  7. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,004 sq ft
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
  8. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,966 sq ft
    Listed with Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
  9. 1 bed, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 858 sq ft
    Listed with First Boston Realty International, LLC
  10. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,390 sq ft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage-Boston-Commonwealth Avenue
  11. 1 bed, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 930 sq ft
    Listed with Otis & Ahearn, Inc.
  12. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,625 sq ft
    Listed with Otis & Ahearn, Inc.
  13. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,589 sq ft
    Listed with Otis & Ahearn, Inc.
  14. 1 bed, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,119 sq ft
    Listed with Otis & Ahearn, Inc.
  15. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,559 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,559 sqft
    Listed with Citylife Real Estate
  16. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,590 sq ft
    Listed with Otis & Ahearn, Inc.
  17. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,589 sq ft
    Listed with Otis & Ahearn, Inc.
  18. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,589 sq ft
    Listed with Otis & Ahearn, Inc.
  19. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,590 sq ft
    Listed with Otis & Ahearn, Inc.
  20. 1 bed, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,119 sq ft
    Listed with Otis & Ahearn, Inc.
  21. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,590 sq ft
    Listed with Otis & Ahearn, Inc.
  22. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,062 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,062 sqft
    Listed with Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
  23. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,396 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,396 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Boston-Metro | Back Bay
  24. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,605 sq ft
    Listed with Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
  25. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,309 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,309 sqft
    Listed with The Clarendon Companies
  26. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,728 sq ft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage-Boston-Commonwealth Avenue
  27. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,517 sq ft
    Listed with Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
  28. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 474 sq ft
    Lot size: 474 sqft
    Listed with Platinum Keys Realty, Inc.
  29. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,035 sq ft
    Listed with Northeast Development & Investment, Inc.
  30. 7 beds, 7 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,207 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,016 sqft
    Listed with Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
  31. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,517 sq ft
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage-Boston-Commonwealth Avenue
  32. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,518 sq ft
    Listed with Back Bay Properties Corp.
  33. 9 beds, 6 full, 4 part baths
    Home size: 14,871 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,936 sqft
    Listed with Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate

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