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Tremont on the Common at 151 Tremont St. in Midtown offers ideal city living, showcasing an array of top-notch amenities,...

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Lofty Seaport condo is eco-friendly

Lofty Seaport condo is eco-friendly

There is a lot about the Macallen Building in the Seaport that is exceptional. As luxury “green,” it was the first multi-unit housing in Boston to achieve LEED Gold certification. It’s uniquely beautiful, counting the Boston Society of Architect’s “People’s Choice Award” for the most beautiful new building in Boston among its accolades. The Macallen is home to 140 residences that... Read Full Story

Renovated Charlestown duplex is stylish

Renovated Charlestown duplex is stylish

Set back from the tree-lined street, the elegant semi-attached Victorian house at 17 Oak St. in Charlestown reflects the spirit of the original 1890 detailing on its new exterior. But inside where there are two condominiums, it is the picture of sleek contemporary grace and charm. Samantha Jason of William Raveis Real Estate has listed Unit 1, a 1,455-square-foot duplex with three bedrooms and... Read Full Story

Double unit at Harbor Towers has mesmerizing views

Double unit at Harbor Towers has mesmerizing views

On the 36th floor in the iconic Harbor Towers built by I.M. Pei is an urban residence with three of the most desirable features city dwellers long for – location, space and view. With nearly 3,000 square feet of living space, this is a comfortable house-size home. Location is hot too. Between Boston Harbor Hotel and Long Wharf, Harbor Towers is only minutes away from Quincy Market, the... Read Full Story

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Striking Back Bay penthouse is a spectacular sale

Striking Back Bay penthouse is a spectacular sale

A beautiful Back Bay penthouse on the sunny side of Commonwealth Avenue counts among February’s spectacular sales in the city. Robert Alogna of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage was the listing broker for the duplex at 297 Commonwealth Ave., No. 5, with three-plus bedrooms, three baths and 3,136 square feet of custom-designed living space. George Ballantyne of Gibson Sotheby’s... Read Full Story

Median sale prices are creeping up in tight market

Median sale prices are creeping up in tight market

The median selling price for a condo in January in Boston was more than a half-million dollars. The exact figure is $532,000, which was for a one-bedroom, one-bath condo with 666 square feet of space at 1 St. Charles St. in the South End. A year earlier, the sum was slightly higher at $545,000, which was the price for a two-bedroom, two-bath, 1,076-square-foot condo in South Boston at 603 East... Read Full Story

South End penthouse loft is a spectacular February sale

South End penthouse loft is a spectacular February sale

A penthouse at Gateway Terrace, 40 Fay St., which was redesigned by the noted firm of Ruhl Walker Architects, is among this winter’s spectacular sales. Penthouse H-706 in the Hallet building sold for $1.2 million. John Neale and Brad Sprogis of Sprogis & Neale Real Estate were both the listing and selling brokers of this home, which included a deeded garage parking space in condominium... Read Full Story

West Roxbury Victorian home is a stunning sale

West Roxbury Victorian home is a stunning sale

The last time a single-family home in West Roxbury sold for more than a million dollars was in 2004, said William French of Hammond Residential Real Estate. French was the listing broker for a beautiful, shingled Victorian home with four-plus bedrooms and three baths at 149 Mount Vernon St., which was sold Jan. 30 for $1.11 million. Megan McGough of William Raveis Real Estate was the selling... Read Full Story

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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…



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