2012: Year of Multi-Family in the Boston Metro Market

Willard D. Cunningham

One trend that we (agents/brokers) have been seeing since late 2011, is the strength of the multi-family segment of the property markets in the Boston metro and suburbs. I have thought for at least 5 years that the multi-family segment … Read more

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

Walkability of Somerville

The City of Somerville has created a walkability map of the city for the convenience of those who live in Somerville, and for those who may be visiting or considering to live in Somerville. . Somerville Walk Map . … Read more

Carr Schoolhouse Condominiums at 25 Atherton Street

  The Carr Schoolhouse is an historic condominium complex in the Spring Hill Historic area of Somerville. The complex has 20 units in total and roughly 75% were owner occupied as of this writing. The units are loft-like with … 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