This Week's Featured Property            Link Open Houses

South End garden duplex has fine details, landscaped terrace

On a quiet residential street off Columbus Avenue in the South End is a small neighborhood of Victorian bow front homes set back...

view featured property

Boston Homes Print Edition

ADVERTISEMENT

Select Boston Properties - Boston Homes

Sleek one-bedroom duplex has fabulous waterfront views

Sleek one-bedroom duplex has fabulous waterfront views

When does a condo seem like a single-family residence? When it has a discreet, direct and private front entrance. When does a one-bedroom unit go far beyond the pied-à-terre definition? When it is a two-level home with distinct and spacious living and sleeping areas. And when is all this and more available in one home? When it this ultra modern, one-of-a-kind duplex at 544 Commercial St. on the... Read Full Story

Charlestown home has two fireplaces, two-tiered deck

Charlestown home has two fireplaces, two-tiered deck

As one of the oldest neighborhoods of Boston, Charlestown may be steeped in history, but it is well on its way to becoming one of the most desirable parts of the city to live. Small businesses, cafes and restaurants are flourishing within its historical footprint, enhancing the changing residential landscape where families, young professionals and empty nesters are flocking to live. The... Read Full Story

South Boston conversion creates three condos

South Boston conversion creates three condos

When an old building is infused, refurbished and remodeled with new ideas by a well-known builder, Platt Development, wonderful things happen. And when a stylish new home is in a coveted neighborhood, the excitement level ratchets up. Fortunately, not one but two of these residences are available for sale. Melinda Sarkis of Hammond Residential Real Estate is marketing the new condos at 37 Gates... Read Full Story

More Boston Homes Select Properties Stories


Boston Homes Real Estate News

Magnificent Back Bay condo is a spectacular October sale

Magnificent Back Bay condo is a spectacular October sale

An amazing Back Bay waterside residence at 150 Beacon St. is among last month’s spectacular sales. The 3,543-square-foot condominium with three-plus bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths – Unit 3 – was sold Oct. 27 for $6.35 million. “It’s expansive with everything a buyer wants – three bedrooms with en suite baths and a family room, in the Back Bay and all on one level,” said listing... Read Full Story

Connie Marchiel remembered by friends as warm, endearing

Connie Marchiel remembered by friends as warm, endearing

Constance S. Marchiel, 69, a Back Bay real estate broker for 36 years, died Nov. 4 after a long illness. A funeral Mass was celebrated Friday, Nov. 7, in St. Cecilia’s Church. Before she began her real estate career, she was teaching English at Tufts University, said Annette Itzkan, her longtime friend and real estate partner for nearly 15 years. “She was brilliant and could remember every... Read Full Story

Spectacular Beacon Hill home, fabulously restored, has sold

Spectacular Beacon Hill home, fabulously restored, has sold

The beautiful 8,450-square-foot Beacon Hill townhouse at 74 Beacon St., directly opposite the Public Garden, has been sold for $12.5 million. The home is simply magnificent, with six-plus bedrooms, six full baths, three half baths, eight fireplaces, an elevator and an amazing rooftop deck with a heated lap pool. Tracy Campion of Campion and Company Real Estate was the listing broker, and Will... Read Full Story

Former Mayor Thomas Menino leaves lasting legacy

Former Mayor Thomas Menino leaves lasting legacy

“No man possessed a greater love for Boston, and his dedicated life in service to Boston and her people changed the face of the city,” said Mayor Martin J. Walsh of his predecessor. Former Mayor Thomas M. Menino, 71, died Thursday after a battle with a severe form of cancer. Menino was a remarkable public servant. A lifelong Hyde Park resident, he served nine years as city councilor and... Read Full Story

More Boston Homes Real Estate News


Real Estate Mortgage News & Property Ownership Tips

Stay Cool for Next to Nothing: Power Down the AC on National Ceiling Fan Day

Stay Cool for Next to Nothing: Power Down the AC on National Ceiling Fan Day

(NewsUSA) – The kids are back in school, football season is starting and fall is around the corner, which means it is time to turn down the air conditioner and rely a little more on your ceiling fan to save energy and money.
This September 18 marks th…


Every Room Tells a Story if You Set the Stage

Every Room Tells a Story if You Set the Stage

(NewsUSA) – Remember the last time you walked into a professionally designed home and marveled at its beauty? Chances are, the designer carefully planned the interior finishings — like crown mouldings and interior doors. While trim and doors have a ma…



Latest from Boston Homes Blog

Mandarin Oriental to convert 25 apartments

Twenty-five luxury Back Bay apartments at the Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Boston, 776 Boylston St., will be converted to condominiums and offered for sale early next year. Jeannemarie Conley of Otis & Ahearn Real Estate will be the exclusive broker for the market-rate condominiums. The 10 other apartments in the mixed-use development will continue as affordable rentals, according to a press release. The property, which includes the five-star Mandarin Oriental Hotel with a dozen suites and 136 guest rooms, a 16,000-square-foot spa, exclusive retail shops and a new bistro and wine bar,... Read Full Blog Post

Downtown Crossing walking tour

The Listing Information Network is sponsoring a walking tour featuring Downtown Crossing from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24. The rain date is Thursday, Oct. 30. The event will include an overview of the Millennium Tower development and a hard-hat tour of the Burnham Building, including the Roche Bros. grocery store and Primark, the Irish fashion retailer, both of which will be moving into the building next year. First Republic Bank and Millennium Tower will host a reception at the sales center, 40 Franklin St. The tour will begin at the sales center, focusing on the emerging neighborhood. Cost... Read Full Blog Post