Somerville, Medford, Malden: some thoughts on investment, rental, walkability

Willard D. Cunningham

Some prime factors that influence rents for the Boston metro are:   LOCATION: *proximity to the “T” (Orange Line, Red Line .. and commuter rail). Proximity to bus routes, I think, is not as great a factor as proximity to … Read more

1105 Massachusetts Avenue Condos in Cambridge, MA

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. .   Location, location, location. This is what 1105 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge offers you .. as well as spectacular views around Cambridge and Harvard Square.   More than 50% of the ~109 units at 1105 Massachusetts Ave are rented … Read more

Buyer Agents, the MLS “book”, and advent of MLS online

Willard D. Cunningham

One day, not too long ago (1994 or so), real estate listings were published in a “book” that was published on a weekly basis. If you, the prospective buyer, wanted to search the MLS (multiple listing service) for properties for sale, … Read more

NorthPoint, Magic Johnson, Green Line Extension (GLX)

  Earvin “Magic” Johnson, a seemingly wealthy former basketball star, has the same thoughts right now as many individuals and corporations. Their money is sitting in a bank account or some cash related investment(s) making close to zero in … Read more

Special Assesments — condos

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You’ve heard the term “special assessment” from someone and it may have sounded ominous and vague .. unless you have searched for and perhaps purchased a condominium in the past.   What are special assessments and how or why … Read more