19 Colliston #10 in Brighton

Granite Kitchen Brighton

If you’ve ever spend an evening driving around Cleveland Circle looking for parking, you may have come by a quiet  corner you didn’t realize existed.  What a treat to find such a picturesque spot in Brighton, where Lanark and Colliston meet.  Just on the Brookline line, steps from Beacon Street, a hop and skip to the […]

6 Larch Street in Brighton: Boston Single Family House

6 larch Brighton

6 Larch Street in Brighton is a single family house in Boston, rarely available.  The neighborhood around Chandler Pond in Brighton sees little turnover.  Frankly, if I lived here I would never leave. This neighborhood is situated between the beautiful Boston College campus and lively Brighton Center.  It is a perfect location for a commute to Boston, Cambridge, […]

First Time Buyers Quit Home Searches, Signing New Leases

Fist Time Home Buyers

I’ve heard it several times the past couple of weeks. Home buyers who couldn’t buy a home of their own sign a lease on their rental for another year. First-time-home-buyers turned renters. It is supposed to be the other way around. Watching another year’s worth of rent thrown away has got to hurt. All for what? […]

93 Strathmore Brighton Condo for Sale

Brighton MA condo for sale

New to market today, 93 Strathmore Road Unit B in Brighton.  No, the B does not stand for Basement!  This is a first floor unit in a pretty pre-war brownstone in Cleveland Circle. There are a few features in this condominium that I love.  Other than the hardwood floors and high ceilings, there are enormous […]

Why Direct Deals Are Bad for the Seller?

Buying Home Direct

Ooh, a direct deal. That’s when the home buyer is not represented by an agent so the listing agent works directly with the buyer. Every agent wants a direct deal so they can keep double the commission. And sellers like it because often, without a co-broke, the commission will be cut (say from 5% to […]

Loft in Boston: Westinghouse Plaza Unit C301

Living at Westinghouse Plaza Boston Loft

The Lofts at Westinghouse are like nothing else in Boston.  When you are lucky enough to visit one of the penthouse units, you are sure to tell your friends about this amazing home you saw. Located a walk from the Readville station and in up-and-coming Hyde Park, the Lofts at Westinghouse offer not only convenience, […]

90 Kilsyth Road Unit 2 in Brighton: Cleveland Circle Condo

Brighton Condo for sale

Kilsyth Road runs through both Brighton and Brookline.  It is one of the prettiest streets in the area,  lined with trees and a combination of historical Victorian houses and tidy brownstones. 90 Kilsyth Road is steps to Cleveland Circle and a walk to Washington Square.  In just a couple of minutes you are at the C, D or B lines […]

8 Chiswick Brighton Condo For Sale

Brighton MA condo for sale

Located just steps to the very heart of Cleveland Circle, Chiswick Court Condominiums is one of the best associations in the area. Compromised of 4 and 8 Chiswick Road, the building has 56 condos, most of which are owner occupied.  There is an elevator, but otherwise this is a classically austere pre-war building.  Beautiful architecture, […]

330 Summit Ave Brighton MA Condo for Sale

Brighton MA Condo for Sale

Great things come in small packages.  330 Summit Ave #104 is one of them. With bamboo floors, granite and stainless steel kitchen, this home will make you a believer in studio condos.  It’s spaciousness and modern look is both welcoming and comfortable. 330 Summit is located a steps to the T, near Brookline line, and a short […]

Farmers Markets In and Around Boston

Roslindale Village

Farmers market season has begun! What does fresh kale, local corn, and home made jams have to do with real estate? Judging for the positive impact the farmers market in Roslindale has on the village and the community around it, I would say the availability fresh local produce are healthy both for our bodies and […]