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Now that the final 2013 sales are in MLSPIN, we can see that the Back Bay single-family home market did very well in 2013. Average home prices were up $2.3 million from Q12012 and $4.3 million from Q1 2007 - not a bad return on investment (plus a place to call home) :)
Gary Dwyer is Broker / Owner of Buyer Agents of Boston, LLC, an Exclusive Buyer Agency real estate firm serving all neighborhoods of Boston as well as Cambridge, Brookline, Somerville, Newton, Arlington, Lexington, Waltham, Watertown, Winchester and Belmont.    For this update, I am going to be c...
Over the past year or so, the Greater Boston real estate market has seen explosive growth in the number of multiple-bid scenarios.  With an improving economy and a limited number of homes available for sale on the market, buyers have been pursuing properties very aggressively.  In some cases ther...
With the end of June we begin the second half of the Greater Boston real estate year.  I find it helpful to take stock of a few of the significant events and trends over the past six months to help anticipate what we are going to see for the rest of 2013.  Please remember that these observations ...
Just ran numbers for the Dorchester condo market from MLSPIN and the indicators are pointing towards recovery with prices and price per square foot (PPSF) indicators on the rise. It goes without saying that Dorchester is a big neighborhood of Boston and within Dorchester there are a lot of differ...
Whether you live in Boston or not, this new set of regualtions has the potential to impact homeowners across the country that live in older buildings.    Please take a minute to take action agains this onerous new regulation that will only hurt homeowners and tenants by clicking on this link to s...
Did the producers of "Glee" knowingly endanger millions of viewers last night? In one of the opening scenes of the episode, Santana drags a chair she found on the street into the condo in hopes of "reviving" it. Unfortunately all that she has done is expose herself as well as everyone else in the...
The single-family market in Jamaica Plain is very strong in the first quarter of 2013 with an average 11% increase from the first quarter of 2012 to 2013 (all info from MLSPIN). In the first quarter as in some other markets like Brookline, we saw that ave sale price exceeded ave list price (can y...
Brighton Condo Market Update - Q1 2013 Brighton has always been a popular area for fist time buyers or parents looking to buy a condo for their child as they attend college or grad school (a.k.a. - kiddie condo). Just ran some comparative numbers for the first quarter of 2007, 2012 and 2013. Pric...
Just ran the numbers for South End condos for sales in 1st quarter of 2007, 2012 and 2013 (data from MLSPIN) Ave sale prices have grown from $615K in 2007 to $756K in 2013 - a 22% increase. Just from 2012 to 2013 the increase has been $17%. It goes without saying that these are averages and each ...

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A great resource if you want to know more about the Greater Boston real estate market. Gary Dwyer is Broker / Owner of Buyer Agents of Boston, LLC and an exclusive buyer agent serving all of Boston's neighborhoods, including Back Bay, South End, Beacon Hill, Waterfront, South Boston, Dorchester, Roxbury, and Jamaica Plain as well as Quincy, Arlington, Cambridge, Medford, Malden, Somerville, and Winchester.