Posts Tagged: boston

David Ashton – Boston Gay Real Estate Agent

David Ashton - Boston Gay Realtor

David was born in Westminster, London UK and spent his early years in both Great Britain and Western Pennsylvania. He attended Michigan State University where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and the MSU Senior Class Council. He graduated with a degree from Michigan State’s James Madison College School of Government with… Read more »

Bart Foster – Boston Gay Realtor

Bart Foster - Boston gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: I’m a Boston gay Realtor who covers Arlington, Boston, Cambridge, Medford, Malden, Melrose, Milton, Newton, Quincy, Somerville, The South End, Back Bay, Mission Hill, Fort Hill See Bart’s Expanded… Read more »

Featured Gay Real Estate Agent: David Ashton, Salem, Massachusetts

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. David Ashton is a member of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, located in Swampscott, Massachusetts. David is proud to be a part of with Coldwell Banker, one of the biggest… Read more »

Boston-Area Home Sales Picking Up Steam

As the spring market kicks in, homes and condos across Greater Boston are selling faster than last year, new stats show. The time on market for homes and condos in the Boston area stood at just under two months, or 55 days, reports. That’s 8 percent faster than last year, when it was up… Read more »

Are Techies Pushing Up Boston Housing Prices?

Just call it the housing market’s geek factor. Trulia takes a look at 10 tech hubs across the country, including Middlesex County, home to both Cambridge and the Route 128 beltway. Homes on average cost 82 percent more in tech hubs than in other metro areas without large constellations of technology companies, Trulia finds. In… Read more »

Where is Boston’s Gayborhood?

CNN has the answer from the last census: Most popular neighborhood for same-sex male couples: South End, Boston ($608 per square foot). Most affordable alternative: Dorchester, Mass. ($209 per square foot). Most popular neighborhood among same-sex female couples: Jamaica Plain, Boston ($304 per square foot). Affordable alternative: Roslindale, Mass. ($227 per square foot). At Gay… Read more »

What’s the Boston Real Estate Market Like?

Patty in San Francisco writes: Dear Leslie, My husband just got a new job in Boston. We’re planning a visit soon and are wondering what to expect in terms of housing in the Boston suburbs. Welcome Patty! I can safely say that you’re one of the few people who won’t have sticker shock when you… Read more »

Boston Home Prices Up, Foreclosures Down in August

The latest measures of the state housing market’s recovery pointed in the right direction Tuesday, with foreclosures declining and home prices rising. Single-family home values in the Boston area were up 0.7 percent in August, compared with July, marking the fifth consecutive month of increases, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. It monitors repeat… Read more »

Albuquerque, Boston, Sarasota, And Cincinnati See Huge Foreclosure Jumps in Third Quarter

Foreclosures which had been delayed by the robo-signing scandal and bankrutpcy overflow in some courts have hit some housing markets with a vengeance. It is yet another examples that the crisis is primarily in a few large markets. It is the problems in these market that will have to be resolved to lift their regional… Read more »

Hot Real Estate Markets for Gay Buyers

The summer travel season often inspires LGBT vacationers to consider investing in a second home — or picking up stakes and moving to a new place they may have enjoyed during weekend jaunts. But in 2011 the opportunities to make a smart, lucrative real estate investment are more attractive than they have been in many… Read more »

Planned Boston Gay Retirement Community Files for Bankruptcy

The entity formed to build what was to be Boston’s first retirement community catering specifically to gay men and lesbians filed Tuesday for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Stonewall Miner LLC listed assets and liabilities both in the range of $1 million to $10 million. The company’s Fenway project never broke ground, according to media reports… Read more »