Entries by Ruth Malkin

216 Summit Ave Unit #C3 Brookline, MA 02446

216 Summit Ave Unit #C3 Brookline, MA 02446 Set atop Corey Hill, an out-of-the-ordinary home, not to be missed.  Two story foyer has ceiling height of 18’5” with windows and skylight allowing for plenty of sunshine.  Stairs lead to bright main living area which is an open space concept. Sophisticated kitchen renovated in 2013 with stainless […]

Zestimates: What Zillow Doesn’t Want You To Know

Have you gone to Zillow to determine the value of your home? Beware of what you see there! Watch this video to understand why:   Hi everybody. It’s Ruth. I want to talk today about Zillow and very specifically about the Zestimates. These are the algorithms, automatically generated, estimates of home values that Zillow posts. […]

15 Thatcher Street #5, Brookline MA 02446

15 Thatcher Street #5, Brookline MA 02446 Gorgeous, top floor, three bedroom condominium near Coolidge Corner, overlooking Knyvet Park.    This home has a comfortable circular layout. Main living area faces South with canopy view of the park. Extra large living room and dining room open to kitchen with skylight and plenty of closets. The […]

230 Mount Vernon Street Dedham, MA 02026

230 Mount Vernon Street, Dedham, MA 02026 Colonial with lovely yard on picture perfect street near Endicott and Library. Check out the video I recorded there: Picture perfect Colonial house in idyllic location.  Situated across the street from the Library, just near Endicott Estate.  Enter foyer to find hardwood floors throughout, and an easy floor plan. […]

139 Beaconsfield Road #5 Brookline, MA 02445

139 Beaconsfield Road #5 Brookline, MA  02445 Here’s a quick video I recorded at the property:  Gorgeous top floor condo in beautiful brownstone, steps to C and D lines.  Two bedrooms, two full baths, in unit laundry. Separate dining room and brand new state-of-the-art kitchen.   Parking and extra storage. Take a look at the unit:   […]

Brookline Neighborhoods

Once ranked as the best suburb in America, and​ currently ranked 17th​, Brookline is tough to beat. It offers small town charm, yet still just minutes from the heart of Boston. The suburban amenities make it the perfect place for families with numerous parks, and top notch schools. Considering a move to Brookline? The area […]

12 Presentation Road #2 Brighton, MA 02135

12 Presentation Road #2 Brighton, MA 02135  Presentation Hill.  Lovely and sunny condominium in a two-family house.  Spacious home with period detail and charm. Inviting living room, open to dining room with natural wood hutch and chair rail.  Separate private study with sun room is perfect for home office or a guest bedroom. Large eat-in […]

7 Historical Figures Who Have Called Brighton Home

Throughout history, many important figures have called Brighton home. Among them are famous authors, politicians, activists, religious leaders, musicians and athletes, just to name a few. Many have made significant contributions to the history of our nation, the state of Massachusetts and have significantly influenced the lives of other. The list before you contains familiar […]