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Boston waterfront penthouse duplex has private deck

Boston waterfront penthouse duplex has private deck

An exquisite penthouse duplex with desirable water views from each floor, Unit 7 at 342 Commercial St. is ideally situated between the vibrant Waterfront and historic North End, where a little bit of everything lies within a one-mile radius. Restaurants and cafes span Battery, Sargent, and Union wharfs on one side of the thoroughfare while the Old North Church and North End amenities grace the... Read Full Story

Corner Seaport loft boasts exposed bricks, beams

Corner Seaport loft boasts exposed bricks, beams

As the area of the revitalized Seaport changes and new dining, living, and shopping experiences spring up, the condominiums at Dockside Place or Sleeper Street Lofts hold fast as one of the neighborhood’s most desirable luxury residences. They offer a combination of contemporary design, a flavor for the historic past and a prime location within walking distance to the heart of the city and... Read Full Story

Boutique condos slated at Locke-Ober’s

Boutique condos slated at Locke-Ober’s

Tucked into a narrow way off Winter Street in the Downtown/Midtown neighborhood is a group of 19th century buildings that had been home to the famed Locke-Ober restaurant for some 134 years, The iconic restaurant with its storied history closed in 2012 and was sold, and it now is being transformed into six luxury residences on the upper floors. The first floor eventually will house another... Read Full Story

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Elegant Back Bay residence is a stunning March sale

Elegant Back Bay residence is a stunning March sale

  A palatial residence at the Bradley Mansion, a recent creation of 11 condominiums by combining three Back Bay mansions on Commonwealth Avenue that were built during the city’s Gilded Age, is another March spectacular sale. Tracy Campion of Campion and Company Real Estate was the listing broker for the four-bedroom, 4,160-square-foot home at 409 Commonwealth Ave., and Keith Shirley of the... Read Full Story

Beacon Hill penthouse duplex is a spectacular sale in March

Beacon Hill penthouse duplex is a spectacular sale in March

The Beacon Hill penthouse duplex at 96 Beacon St., diagonally opposite the Public Garden, is an incredible home. Listed at $13 million, this exquisite four-bedroom residence sold for that sum in less than a week. It was recorded March 28 and is the most expensive condo sale to date this year. Beth Dickerson of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty was the listing broker; Josh Golden of the... Read Full Story

Victorian South End home is a spectacular March sale

Victorian South End home is a spectacular March sale

A Victorian brick row house at 156 West Brookline St. in the South End that was completely transformed from a two-family house to a magnificent single-family home with five beds and four-and-a-half baths has been sold and counts among March’s spectacular sales. Rob Kilgore of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage was the listing broker; Megan Kopman of Campion and Company Real Estate was the... Read Full Story

February median sale prices rise in seven neighborhoods

February median sale prices rise in seven neighborhoods

The median selling price for condominiums in the 11 neighborhoods covered by Boston Homes was $550,000 in February, compared to $480,000 a year ago. A month earlier, the median selling price was $545,000, according to data from the Listing Information Network. Eight neighborhoods saw median sale prices rise from a year ago, and seven of them also had higher median sale prices from a month... Read Full Story

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Museum houses focus on domestic life

The Boston House Museum Alliance will present “Bostonians at Home: Servant Life in Downtown Boston,” with 40-minute tours of three participating properties being held at noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m. Saturday, April 12 and May 17. The Gibson House at 137 Beacon St. will offer a rare opportunity to see the service spaces of a row house in a virtually unchanged state, including the kitchen, pantry, laundry and coal shed. The tour will focus on the daily routine of domestic help highlighting the relationship between servants and house owners as well as social trends of the time. At the Otis House,... Read Full Blog Post

Help for energy improvements

Renew Boston, in partnership with National Grid and NSTAR, has extended until June 1 its “whole building incentive” program to help reduce the cost of energy, particularly in two- and three-unit buildings. Boston residents and owners of two- or three-unit buildings first must schedule a no-cost home energy assessment for each unit. During the assessment a home energy advisor will be able to install energy saving light bulbs, programmable thermostats, low-flow showerheads and advanced power strips if you need them at no cost to you. At the end of the assessment you will receive a... Read Full Blog Post


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