Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last six months (no offense meant), you’ve heard that housing inventory for sale in the Boston area is at historic lows. Fueled by increased consumer confidence and attractively-low interest rates, buyer demand is extremely high – and is out-pacing supply.
For instance, a [...]
Ming Tsai’s latest restaurant offering, Blue Dragon, is opening tomorrow, Feb. 13, in the Seaport District. Located on the corner of A and Melcher Streets, the restaurant is the sister to Tsai’s Blue Ginger in Wellesley. For now, Blue Dragon doesn’t have a website, but [...]
Yet another food establishment is opening its doors in South Boston… Fromage. Located on West Broadway not far from Lincoln Tavern and Restaurant, we can only assume (and hope) that the shop will offer up artisanal cheeses and other gourmet goodies. Fromage might give
For starters, don’t make a lowball offer.
If you’re looking for a house or a condo in the Boston area, indeed, a lowball offer should not be your strategy. We are now in a sellers’ market, and, believe me when I tell you, a lowball offer is not your friend, especially in a [...]
After more than four (very long) years of a buyers’ market, the tide has finally changed in the Boston area in the advantageous direction of homeowners. You may have already heard the news in the press or from a friend or neighbor… I know I’ve certainly been doing my part to get the word out [...]
In case you haven’t heard, South Boston is quickly becoming a mecca for culinary connoisseurs. In just the last few months, the neighborhood has seen numerous restaurants and shops open their doors – with many more on the horizon.
Most notably, after years of delays and planning, Foodies’ Market has broken ground in [...]Continue Reading →
Attention, home buyers! MassHousing has announced a new loan program that enables buyers to purchase a home with as little as 3% down and waive the private mortgage insurance (PMI) premium. This is excellent news for anyone looking to buy a home in Massachusetts and can reduce your monthly mortgage payment significantly.
Thinking of selling your South Boston home? 2012 could be your year. If you’ve been waiting on the sidelines for the real estate market to improve, then wait no more…average sales prices in the neighborhood are at their highest point since 2007.
According to data provided by LINK*, the average [...]Continue Reading →
The City of Boston has announced that it is raising its property tax rates for fiscal year 2012 a modest 25 cents, from $12.79 to $13.04 per thousand dollars of valuation.
Boston residential tax payers pay 27% less, on average, than others in the Commonwealth. This is due in large part to [...]Continue Reading →