Entries by Ruth Malkin

130 Boylston Street #2, Newton

Newton / Chestnut Hill Two bedroom condo Live near all the action of Chestnut Hill. Two bedroom condominium in well run association, located steps to the Chestnut Square, Chestnut Hill Mall, The Street. Sunny and cheerful home with hardwood floors and many updates. Travertine and glass tile bathroom, kitchen features granite counters, new dishwasher and […]

50 Broadlawn Park #401, West Roxbury

Cheerful one bedroom condo in Braodlawn Park. Beautifully updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and luxurious wood cabinets. Stylish updated bath in grey and white. Extra large bedroom, and spacious main living area with hardwood floors. Sliders to private balcony in quiet setting. Condo comes with one parking and plenty of space for […]

Pondside Gem: 17 Lakeville Road #1, Jamaica Plain

Picture perfect Pondside home in Jamaica Plain Steps to Centre Street and the Jamaica Pond.  A gem located on beautiful and peaceful Lakeville Road.  High first floor of ornate brownstone, this condo has been loved and renovated.  Brand new kitchen features stainless steel appliances, granite counter and white cabinets.  New hardwood floors, and renovated bathroom […]

Brookline’s Best Parks

The sun is starting to make an appearance, the days are getting warmer, the birds are chirping, the school year is coming to a close, and that means it’s time to hit the parks. Brookline has an extensive network of parks and open space ranging from small playgrounds to large historic landscapes, and best of […]

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:   […]