December 11, 2018 Dave Kreider

Ceinture Breaks Ground - To Bring 54 Luxury Condos to South Boston

This week, ground was broken at 20 West 5th Street in South Boston - soon to be the destination for 54 luxury condominiums at The Ceinture. 
November 27, 2018 Dave Kreider

MBTA Red/Blue Line Connection Still a Possibility Despite Amazon HQ2 Pass Up

The plans for a Red/Blue Line connection for Boston's T subway system haven't died out yet.
November 16, 2018 Dave Kreider

Compass Ranked #1 Company to Work in Massachusetts by Boston Globe

This year's Top Places to Work in Massachusetts feature by The Boston Globe grouped together a diverse array of local businesses; from home software c...
November 15, 2018 Dave Kreider

For Sale: $8.5M, 4,270 Sq. Ft. Downtown Penthouse at The Ritz

If you're looking to live high above the city streets, look no further than the sprawling Penthouse 2B - newly available at The Ritz Carlton Residence...
November 13, 2018 Dave Kreider

One Beachmont - 195 Luxury Apartments Wrapping Up Construction by Revere Beach

Interior finishing is wrapping up this week at Revere's newest luxury apartment development.
November 8, 2018 Dave Kreider

More Green Space Coming to Eastie - A Look at the New Piers Park

A recent survey conducted by conservation advocacy group Trustees of Reservations found that two thirds of 500 polled residents said that the city nee...
October 30, 2018 Dave Kreider

The Lucas & 10 Farnsworth Recognized in 2018 AIA New England Design Awards

This week, the American Institute of Architects announced the winners of the 2018 AIA New England Design Awards. The event, hosted annually at the Wat...
October 26, 2018 Dave Kreider

Just Released: Boston Market Insights in Q3 2018 Report (46 pages)

We're excited to announce the release of the Q3 2018 Boston Quarterly Market Insights Report! This extensive report highlights the prevailing trends s...
October 22, 2018 Dave Kreider

53-Story "Winthrop Center" to Break Ground this Week

Following years of planning and contentious debate over the site and size of the tower, Developers Millennium Partners have announced an October 24th ...
October 10, 2018 Dave Kreider

Hayrides, Pumpkins, Corn Mazes & More! Your Guide to Fall Family Fun Around New England

With richly colored foliage, crisp breezes and the scent of apples and pumpkins in the air, Fall is our favorite time of the year in Boston.
October 4, 2018 Dave Kreider

Seaport's St. Regis Residences Breaks Ground - Financed for $174.6 Million

This week, luxury hotel chain St. Regis Hotels & Resorts stepped foot into Boston as their luxury condo tower broke ground in the Seaport. The Seaport...
October 1, 2018 Dave Kreider

Brookline and Newton Make Time Money's 50 Best Places to Live in America

Looking for a new place to plant your roots? If you have your eyes set on greater Boston, you may want to consider Brookline or Newton - which have bo...
September 27, 2018 Dave Kreider

Compass Raises $400M from SoftBank, Valuing the Real Estate Technology Startup at $4.4B

This Thursday, Compass CEO Robert Reffkin joined CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss new funding from Japanese multinational holding conglomerate SoftBank....
September 20, 2018 Dave Kreider

The 5 Most Incredible Waterfront Homes for Sale in Massachusetts

Come by land or by sea. This warm New England weather has left us dreaming of good times with good friends on the open waters. We've gathered up 5 inc...
September 14, 2018 Dave Kreider

BPDA Approves Three Development Projects, Over 250 Residential Units in Allston, Hyde Park & Roxbury

This week, the Board of Directors of the Boston Planning & Development Agency approved three new development projects that will generate a total of 25...
September 12, 2018 Dave Kreider

Fenway 3.0? Red Sox Exploring New Development Opportunities for the Neighborhood

Following in the wake of the decade-long "Fenway 2.0" project (as dubbed by Red Sox President and CEO Sam Kenedy) which helped preserve and enhance th...
September 6, 2018 Dave Kreider

Construction Wraps Up at West Roxbury's Oak Row Apartments (1235 VFW Parkway)

A Certificate of Occupancy has been issued for West Roxbury's newest apartment complex at 1235 VFW Parkway. The five-story building, dubbed Oak Row, w...
August 30, 2018 Dave Kreider

How a Minor League Team's Move Could Birth a Central Massachusetts Development Boom

Last week, the Pawtucket Red Sox, a Triple-A Minor League Baseball team, announced that they will move to Worcester, Massachusetts by 2021. The move i...
August 27, 2018 Dave Kreider

Moving Out? Here's Bushari's Ultimate Cleaning Checklist

Let's face it, moving is one of the most stressful parts of the home buying process. On top of that, the job's not done until your old house is emptie...
August 21, 2018 Dave Kreider

BPDA Approves Seven Development Projects in August Meeting

This week, the Board of Directors of the Boston Planning & Development Agency approved seven new development projects. The multitude of projects will ...
August 13, 2018 Dave Kreider

Inside the Upcoming $18 Million Penthouse on Beacon Hill

Situated just across the street from the Massachusetts State House, The Archer Residences will deliver 67 distinguished condominiums to Boston's histo...
August 9, 2018 Dave Kreider

One Dalton Tower Tops Off in Back Bay

Following three years of construction work, the 61-story, 740-foot One Dalton tower has officially topped off. Formally known as The Four Seasons Hote...
August 6, 2018 Dave Kreider

MA Construction Firms Ramp Up Recruitment as Industry Sees Decline in Young Workers

A recent report by construction data firm BuildZoom found that, nationally, Massachusetts holds the most significant shortage of construction labor. T...
July 31, 2018 Dave Kreider

17% Tax on Airbnb Stays? MA Lawmakers Strike Deal on Taxing Short-Term Rentals

This week, the Massachusetts Senate passed a bill that would apply the state's hotel tax to Airbnb units and other short-term rentals. The proposed ch...
July 27, 2018 Dave Kreider

Inside The Muse - Stylish Loft-Style Condos in Seaport's Fort Point

Formerly known as Factory 64, The Muse delivers 38 luxury loft-style condos in the heart of Seaport's Fort Point neighborhood. Here's an inside look a...
July 23, 2018 Dave Kreider

Merlin Rosenblatt Joins The Bushari Team

We're very excited to welcome Merlin Rosenblatt as the newest agent to The Bushari Team!
July 19, 2018 Dave Kreider

BPDA Approves 870 Residential Units at July Meeting

  This week, The Boston Planning & Development Agency approved four development projects and one Notice of Project Change during their July meeting. T...
July 16, 2018 Dave Kreider

Just Released: Boston Market Insights in Q2 2018 Report (46 pages)

We're excited to announce the release of the Q2 2018 Boston Quarterly Market Insights Report! This extensive report highlights the prevailing trends s...
June 14, 2018 Dave Kreider

Roundup: 6 MUST-SEE Residential Pools in Boston

It finally feels like summer around Boston, and city residents have been on the search for places to cool off throughout the city. While public pools ...
June 11, 2018 Dave Kreider

[Report] Boston Ranked #2 Hottest Housing Market in May

A recent publication by realtor.com ranked U.S. city housing markets on a "hotness" scale - taking into account housing market supply and demand by nu...
May 25, 2018 Dave Kreider

VITA JP - 82 Luxury Condominiums Under Construction in Jamaica Plain

Now under construction, VITA JP will deliver 82 luxury condominium units to a bustling Washington Street corner in Jamaica Plain. With construction co...
April 30, 2018 Dave Kreider

5 Benefits of Selling & Buying Your Home Off-Market

While Boston citywide inventory has increased steadily since 2014, general inventory has been historically tight. One major factor is that thousands o...
April 27, 2018 Dave Kreider

Luxury Raffles Hotel & Condos to Open in Boston's Back Bay

AccorHotels, operators of the Singapore-based Raffles hotel, has announced the signing of definitive agreements to debut the first mixed-use luxury Ra...
April 23, 2018 Dave Kreider

New Renderings & Floor Plans Unveiled for South End's 112 Shawmut

The Boston Planning & Development Agency is currently undergoing official review on The Davis Companies' proposed 112 Shawmut development. The project...
April 19, 2018 Dave Kreider

250 Micro-Units Proposed at South End's Ink Block

This week, a Project Notification Form was filed with the Boston Planning & Development Agency by Massachusetts-based developers National Development....
April 11, 2018 Dave Kreider

Walter Pawlowski Joins The Bushari Team

We're thrilled to announce Walter Pawlowski as the newest sales agent on The Bushari Team.
April 10, 2018 Dave Kreider

Chic Micro Units Unveiled in Miami Beach's Newest Condo Hotel

Experience the ideal blend of resort-style luxury with the comforts of beachfront living. 6080 Collins Avenue delivers 70 turnkey hotel residences in ...
April 6, 2018 Dave Kreider

Boston Officials Call for Winthrop Square Tower Redesign

Last week, the Boston Planning & Development Agency published a letter to Millennium Partners, developers of the planned Winthrop Square Tower in Bost...
April 3, 2018 Dave Kreider

New Boutique Residences in Miami Unveiled by Compass Dev Team

Has the local weather left you dreaming about warmer days? Are you looking for the picturesque beach retreat?  The Miami Compass Development Team has ...
March 28, 2018 Dave Kreider

Mayor Walsh Celebrates South Bay Center Development Funding

This week, Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined Governor Charlie Baker, local elected officials and the EDENS development team in South Bay's AMC theater to c...
March 23, 2018 Dave Kreider

Sneak Peek: Stoneacre | Eastern Point, Gloucester

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March 20, 2018 Dave Kreider

484 Foot Back Bay Condo Tower Gets Green Light from BPDA

Back Bay's high spine continues to develop as the Boston Planning & Development Agency have approved construction of the 1000 Boylston Street condo to...
March 16, 2018 Dave Kreider

Fenway's Pierce Boston 75% Sold

Early this month, Fenway's highly-anticipated residential tower opened its doors to residents.Pierce Boston's 30 stories have fostered an atmosphere o...
March 12, 2018 Dave Kreider

A Look Inside the 1.6 Million Square-Foot Development Coming to the South End

  Now under official review by the Boston Planning & Development Agency, the Exchange South End development proposes a nearly 1.6 million square-foot ...
March 8, 2018 Dave Kreider

The Stunning New Renderings of Dock Square Garage Tower

  On the heels of CIM Group's proposal of redeveloping Back Bay's Motor Mart Garage, Brooklyn-based developers Fortis Group have filed a Project Notif...
March 6, 2018 Dave Kreider

Developer Proposes 17-Story Condo Tower Atop Back Bay Garage

  Following development approval for both the Garden Garage and Bulfinch Crossing, another garage-turned-residential-tower project may soon be in the ...
February 28, 2018 Dave Kreider

Cambridge's AVA North Point Luxury Apartments Near Completion

Cambridge's newest luxury apartment community has achieved a development milestone as it enters into its interior finishing phase. The 265-unit AVA No...
February 23, 2018 Dave Kreider

[Report] Boston Ranked Amongst Top Cities in Building New Homes

A newly-released Trulia report has compared the homebuilding statistics of 100 urban U.S. cities. Researchers utilized the U.S. Census Bureau building...
February 13, 2018 Dave Kreider

The Boulevard - Greenway Condo Building Tops off

The New Tower on the Greenway Occupying the bustling corner lot between Broad Street and John F Fitzgerald Surface Road, The Boulevard is the latest l...
February 6, 2018 Dave Kreider

Crane Watch: New Interior Photos Released for Seaport's Echelon

Boston's booming Seaport District is procuring yet another monumental development with the construction of Echelon along Seaport Boulevard. While we'v...
January 29, 2018 Dave Kreider

Seaport Condo Tower to Break Ground In Wake of Legal Battle

One of the Seaport's most highly-anticipated residential developments will officially break ground this Spring. Following its approval by the Boston P...
January 11, 2018 Dave Kreider

With Bitcoin's Surge, Cryptocurrency Makes Inroads into Real Estate Sector

In September of 2017, cryptocurrencies took a major step toward legitimacy when Texas luxury real estate firm Kuper Sotheby's International Realty ann...
December 28, 2017 Dave Kreider

The Most Anticipated Boston Developments Planned for 2018

2017 has been a banner year for Boston's construction market. We've seen everything from converted gothic churches to 200-unit waterfront complexes an...
December 19, 2017 Dave Kreider

How a Net Neutrality Repeal Will Affect the Real Estate Industry

In an event that is making top headlines across news publications and social media outlets, the Federal Communications Commission has recently voted t...
December 11, 2017 Dave Kreider

Long-Awaited Fenway Center Development to Break Ground Mid-January

Locked in development purgatory for almost two decades, the 1.1 million-square-foot Fenway Center project is finally slated to begin construction. The...
December 5, 2017 Dave Kreider

Eye in the Sky: Millennium Seeks to Curb Seaport Traffic with Aerial Tramway

  Millennium Partners, the developer behind Boston's soaring Millennium Tower, is currently in talks with state and local officials in what may be the...
October 31, 2017 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Welcomes Jacqueline Bennett

We are happy to announce Jacqueline Bennett as the newest member of the Bushari Real Estate team. Jacqueline is a driven, creative and enthusiastic re...
October 18, 2017 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Welcomes Tammi McElroy

We are happy to announce Tammi McElroy as the newest member of the Bushari Real Estate team. Tammi is an accomplished real estate professional whose c...
October 13, 2017 Dave Kreider

Now Pre-Leasing: Montaje Apartments at Assembly Square

Bushari is delighted to announce that agents Nicole Blanchard and Daniel O'Leary of 617Living have partnered with management company Greystar and Mont...
September 29, 2017 Dave Kreider

September Wrap-Up: Mapping Boston's Highest-Priced Home Sales

As summer comes to a close, the Boston real estate market tends to see a rising number of home sales between the transitional seasons. September has b...
September 27, 2017 Anthony Barounis

The Parsons - Coming Soon

The Brighton neighborhood has become a hotbed for suburban residential developments. While downtown Boston sees an influx of high-rise towers througho...
September 11, 2017 Dave Kreider

Rebuilding Work Commences on Fire-Ravaged Waltham Development

This week, developers Daiwa House and Lincoln Property have commenced a rebuilding initiative on Downtown Waltham's luxury residential development, Th...
August 4, 2017 Anthony Barounis

Download the 2017 Q2 Boston Real Estate Market Report

Our comprehensive 2017 Q2 Boston Real Estate Market Report will give you the tools you need to better understand local trends and home values. We brea...
June 30, 2017 Dave Kreider

Front Row Fireworks: 5 Homes with Picturesque City Views

This Tuesday, we celebrate our nation's day of Independence. And with that, Bostonians are getting geared up for a dazzling display of fireworks over ...
May 12, 2017 Dave Kreider

Why You Shouldn't Trust Online Real Estate Price Estimates

The latest news making headlines throughout the real estate industry is the lawsuit against Zillow and their notorious "Zestimate" forecasting feature...
May 2, 2017 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Welcomes Mark Steinert

We are happy to announce Mark Steinert as the newest member of the Bushari Real Estate team.
April 4, 2017 Dave Kreider

Reaching New Heights: The Residential Towers Set to Give Boston's Skyline a Facelift

For decades, the Boston skyline has remained more or less unchanged, dominated by high-rise office buildings. Midtown's Millennium Tower marked the be...
March 16, 2017 Dave Kreider

Smarten Up Your Home with These Essential Devices

In our current age of technology, the bulk of our scheduling, work, task management and entertainment revolves around our phones and computers. Recent...
March 9, 2017 Anthony Barounis

Kitchen Design Trends for 2017

For homeowners, remodeling a kitchen can not only help increase the home’s resale value but also contribute to a healthier lifestyle, according to the...
February 27, 2017 Anthony Barounis

Download the 2016 Boston Real Estate Year-End Summary

We know that 2016 was a record-breaking year in the Boston Real Estate market, highlighted by the opening of Millennium Tower. Now that the final numb...
February 7, 2017 Dave Kreider

Championship Row - Homes for Sale Along the Patriots Parade Route

It's an exciting day to be a New Englander! After a comeback for the ages, the Patriots are once again crowned Super Bowl champions. With their victor...
January 24, 2017 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Welcomes Jake Eddy

Bushari Real Estate is proud to welcome Jake Eddy as the newest member of our team.
January 17, 2017 Anthony Barounis

Two Transit-Friendly Developments Approved by BPDA

Last week, the Boston Planning and Development Agency met for their first monthly meeting of 2017 and approved a pair of developments that will not on...
December 21, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Your 2016 Boston Real Estate Holiday Wish List

If you're still struggling to find the perfect gift for that special someone this holiday season, what better way to express your love and appreciatio...
December 8, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Revisions Made to Massachusetts Smoke & CO Detector Laws

On December 1st, new smoke and CO detector regulations were put in place by the state of Massachusetts. Real estate agents and homeowners alike should...
November 1, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Chris Thoman Places in Brookline's Top 20 for October 2016

Congratulations to Bushari's Chris Thoman for earning a spot on Brookline’s Top 20 Agents for the second month in a row, with $1,969,550 in sales for ...
October 21, 2016 Dave Kreider

Art of the Interior: Taking Great Real Estate Photos

The interior photograph is a subject matter as feared as it is important to the real estate industry. In the digital age, most home buyers' first impr...
October 14, 2016 Dave Kreider

Bushari Agents Featured in Boston Agent Magazine's "Who's Who 2016"

Bushari is thrilled to have several of our agents represented in the first ever issue of Boston Agent magazine's "Who's Who in Boston Real Estate". Ag...
October 3, 2016 Dave Kreider

8 Boutique Residences Coming Soon to Boston

While Boston enters a residential tower boom, plans for a number of smaller, chic buildings have been coming to fruition. These boutique residences ca...
October 3, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Chris Thoman Places in Brookline's Top 20 for September 2016

Congratulations to Bushari's Chris Thoman for placing among the Top 20 agents in Brookline for the month of September 2016 with $2.15 million in sales...
September 3, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Andrea McDonough Team Places in Boston & Brookline's Top 20 Agents for August 2016

Congratulations to Bushari's Andrea McDonough Team for placing #10 amongst all agents in both Brookline and Boston for the month of August 2016, with ...
August 19, 2016 Dave Kreider

A Day in the Life: Bushari's Chris Thoman

For over thirteen years, Chris Thoman has been an active member of Boston's thriving real estate community. With hundreds of real estate transactions ...
July 29, 2016 Dave Kreider

Eastie Expansion: Residential Developments Set to Revolutionize East Boston

East Boston has long been seen as a predominantly working-class neighborhood with relatively few structural intrusions save for the existing Logan Air...
July 25, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Welcomes Tori Brillaud

Bushari Real Estate is happy to announce the newest addition to our team, Victoria Brillaud!
July 11, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Welcomes Matthew Streich

Bushari Real Estate is happy to announce Matthew Streich as the newest member of our team! Matthew is an outside-of-the-box thinker and problem solver...
July 1, 2016 Dave Kreider

Front Row Fireworks: 5 Homes with Picturesque City Views

This coming Monday, we celebrate our nation's day of Independence. And with that, Bostonians are getting geared for a dazzling display of fireworks ov...
June 23, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Welcomes Tommy Connors

Bushari Real Estate is excited to introduce Tommy Connors as the newest member of our team!
June 7, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Welcomes Henry Aime Amar

Bushari is happy to introduce Henry Aime Amar as the newest member of our team!
May 9, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Welcomes Victoria Dodd

Bushari is happy to introduce the newest member of our team, Victoria Dodd!
May 5, 2016 Dave Kreider

These Residential Towers are Set to Give Boston's Skyline a Facelift

For decades, the Boston skyline has remained more or less unchanged, predominantly occupied by high-rise office buildings. Over the course of the next...
May 2, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Welcomes Christopher Pirro

Bushari Real Estate is excited to introduce Christopher Pirro as the newest member of our team!
April 25, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Welcomes Robert Collins

Bushari is happy to introduce our newest team member, Robert Collins! Robert is a multi-faceted real estate professional with a strong background in s...
April 13, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Welcomes Walter Pawlowski

Bushari Real Estate is happy to introduce Walter Pawlowski as the newest member of our team!
March 30, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Elad Bushari Named Chair of GBAR's Professional Standards Committee

Elad Bushari, co-founder of of Bushari Real Estate, is honored to be appointed as the 2016 Chair of the Professional Standards Committee of the Greate...
March 23, 2016 Dave Kreider

What ~$2500/Month Gets You in 5 Greater Boston Neighborhoods

Boston is a city of diverse neighborhoods. Each of its districts, streets, boroughs, and buildings reflect a unique history and boast a distinct perso...
March 18, 2016 Dave Kreider

10 Must-Have Apps for Real Estate Agents in 2016

As smartphone apps become more prevalent, they also become more personalized, niche and contextual. Apps have evolved to serve a countless range of pu...
February 26, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Coming Soon to Boston's "Up and Coming"

Earlier this month, the Boston Redevelopment Authority approved $586 million worth of new projects that represent approximately 700 units of new housi...
February 16, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Welcomes Andrew Costanzo

Bushari Real Estate is proud to introduce the newest member of our team, Andrew Costanzo!
February 10, 2016 Dave Kreider

#VIP: Mapping The Most Expensive Boston Homes Sold in 2015

Picking up where 2015 left off, this year is off to an unprecedented start in Boston real estate, with this week's big news that the "grand penthouse"...
January 27, 2016 Anthony Barounis

5 Apps to Optimize Your New Urban Lifestyle

If the 20th century marked the suburbanization of America, the 21st century’s identity is beginning to take shape as the “re-urbanization”. Baby-boome...
January 18, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Welcomes Boying Chen to the Team

Bushari is pleased to welcome Boying Chen to our team!
January 15, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Download Our 2015 Boston Real Estate Annual Market Report

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January 13, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Andrea McDonough Places in "Boston's Top 20" Agents for December 2015

Congratulations to Bushari's own Andrea McDonough for earning a spot on "Boston's Top 20" Agents list for December 2015 with over $6.12 million in sal...
January 6, 2016 Anthony Barounis

Price Reduced on 24th Floor Corner Unit 3-BR in The Clarendon

Getting the New Year off to an exciting start, Bushari's own Liz Dehler, the exclusive listing agent for this 3-bedroom corner unit on the 24th floor ...
December 10, 2015 Anthony Barounis

Your Boston Real Estate Holiday Wish List

Is someone on your shopping list looking for real estate this holiday season? If so, we've compiled your 2015 Boston Real Estate Holiday Wish List, fe...
December 7, 2015 Anthony Barounis

Eric Tam Places #3 Among All Agents in Brookline for November 2015

Congratulations to Eric Tam for placing #3 on Brookline’s Top 20 list of real estate professionals for the month of November 2015, with $5.2 million i...
December 4, 2015 Dave Kreider

Top 5 South Boston Developments to Get Excited About!

The South Boston neighborhood is one of the hottest, fastest-growing real estate markets in the country. Keep a closer look on the promising developme...
October 26, 2015 Anthony Barounis

Washington Village - South Boston's Next Neighborhood

Renderings of Washington Village by Prellwitz Chilinski Associates Inc., courtesy of the Boston Redevelopment Authority.
October 1, 2015 Elad Bushari

Free eBook: TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Act

On October 3rd, 2015 the real estate industry will change dramatically with the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Act. The banking industry will be...
September 18, 2015 Anthony Barounis

Bushari Group Real Estate in Boston's Top 10 For Year-to-Date Sales

We are very happy to announce that Bushari Group Real Estate has entered the Top Ten Real Estate Firms for residential transaction volume year-to-date...
July 30, 2015 Anthony Barounis

PABU: Chef Michael Mina Brings Boston a Restaurant for the New Millennium

Chef Michael Mina (left) and Sushi Chef Ken Tominaga (right) have Boston buzzing about PABU.  Photo courtesy of Millennium Partners.
July 2, 2015 Dave Kreider

The Arlington Back Bay - Live With Your Dog in Style

Now you can match your nails to your dog's pawdicure! The Arlington, Back Bay's 128-unit luxury apartment building, is ready to give your pet the time...
July 1, 2015 Anthony Barounis

Building For Sale: Victorian Brownstone in Boston's South End

Surrounded by green space and all of the excitement the South End has to offer, the 39 West Newton building is now on the market.
May 20, 2015 Anthony Barounis

Copley Place Tower Given the Go-Ahead

Artist rendering of the newly-approved Copley Place Tower, courtesy of the Boston Redevelopment Authority.
January 6, 2015 Mara Bushari

Elad Bushari in "Boston's Top 20" for November Sales

We want to thank all of our amazing clients for helping Elad Bushari reach the #6 spot on "Boston's Top 20" real estate sales agent list for November....
November 11, 2014 Mara Bushari

Millennium Tower Boston

The sales center for Millennium Tower has finally opened, and reservations are pouring in for Boston's hottest pre-construction luxury tower. Millenni...
October 23, 2014 Mara Bushari

Floor Plans for Millennium Tower Boston Released

Millennium Partners has released a few luxurious floor plans for the new Millennium Tower Boston. The floor plans are broken down into City Lower, Cit...
October 22, 2014 Mara Bushari

Millennium Tower Takes the Private Club to New Heights

The Club at Millennium Tower will offer one of the most unique lifestyle experiences in Boston. The two-level, 23,000 square foot space will be one of...
September 16, 2014 Elad Bushari

The Burnham Building at Millennium Tower

For five long years the Burnham Building in the heart of Downtown Crossing stood gutted to its bones next to the gaping hole that was the old Filene’s...
June 30, 2014 Mara Bushari

The Mega Towers of the New Boston Skyline

For all the buyers who have been desperate for Boston luxury condo inventory, you are about to be sent manna from heaven. Not one, but four new uber l...
March 5, 2014 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Welcomes Amy Carlisle

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to welcome Amy Carlisle to the Boston Luxury Real Estate team.
March 4, 2014 Mara Bushari

"The Year of Millennium Tower" - Are you ready Boston?

2014 will be "The Year of Millennium Tower," according to its developer Millennium Partners, who most recently built the uber successful Millennium Pl...
February 27, 2014 Mara Bushari

3 Gorgeous Boston Luxury Condos For Sale

Considering purchasing a luxury condo in Boston? Check out these spectacular 2-3 bedroom homes to get a taste for prime offerings at some of Boston's ...
February 19, 2014 Mara Bushari

Reserve Your Seat Today! Spaces Filling Up Fast for our Boston Home Seller Seminar and Brunch

Get Ready for the Spring Market! Please join Bushari Group Real Estate, Guaranteed Rate Mortgage and Ligris & Associates, P.C. to learn more about sel...
January 15, 2014 Mara Bushari

How To Compete With Cash Offers

Are you one of the thousands of buyers looking to purchase a home in Boston or the surrounding suburbs? If you need a mortgage to do so, I am going to...
January 13, 2014 Mara Bushari

Top 3 Up-And-Coming Areas for Boston Real Estate Investment

Our agents at Bushari Group are asked daily about investing in Boston real estate. There are multiple kinds of real estate investments, and each inves...
January 9, 2014 Mara Bushari

5 Ways To Add Value To Your Home in 2014

No matter what the market conditions, you always want to get top dollar when selling your home. To do this you need to make your home stand out from o...
January 9, 2014 Mara Bushari

Mayor Walsh and Boston Real Estate

Boston rang in a new era on Monday. For the first time in two decades, a new face graced the Mayor's office. Mayor Martin J. Walsh started with a bang...
October 24, 2013 Mara Bushari

Millennium Tower Boston - Newest Renderings Released

Millennium Partners has released the newest renderings for the much anticipated Millennium Tower Boston. The renderings show a spectacular glass skysc...
September 17, 2013 Mara Bushari

Millennium Tower Boston - Ground Officially Broken

Today ushered in big news for Boston Luxury Real Estate. Executives from Millennium Partners joined Mayor Tom "Shovels" Menino in the official groundb...
August 20, 2013 Mara Bushari

Boston Home Buyers Playing a Risky Game

One of the most important aspects of becoming a top negotiator is being able to truly understand the intentions and motivations of all parties involve...
August 20, 2013 Mara Bushari

246 Marlborough Street #2 is Back on the Market!

If you are looking to get into Boston's Back Bay for an amazing price, you are in luck! 246 Marlborough Street, Unit 2 just came back on the market. T...
July 30, 2013 Mara Bushari

MA Sales Tax Holiday - The Perfect Time to Renovate

State lawmakers are expected to pass legislation this week that will provide for a sales tax holiday on the weekend of Aug. 10 - 11. Once again, Massa...
June 11, 2013 Mara Bushari

One Back Bay Sets the Trend - Again

One Back Bay, one of the most sought-after luxury apartment buildings in Boston, is setting the trend yet again. Related Companies, the developer of O...
May 29, 2013 Mara Bushari

Massachusetts Home Prices Increase Almost 14 Percent in April

The Massachusetts real estate market is changing, and changing quickly. According to a study released today by the Warren Group, a Boston firm that tr...
May 29, 2013 Mara Bushari

Andrea McDonough makes REALTOR Magazine's "30 Under 30"

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to announce that Andrea McDonough has earned a spot on REALTOR® Magazine's prestigious "30 Under 30" list for 2013....
May 21, 2013 Mara Bushari

Hottest Boston Apartment Rentals

Boston rental season is in full swing. We've compiled a list of some of our most exciting Boston Rentals and Boston Luxury Apartments. Check out these...
May 21, 2013 Mara Bushari

Huge Drop in Massachusetts Foreclosures in March

Massachusetts saw a massive drop in foreclosure deeds and petitions to foreclose in March. Lenders filed 284 petitions to foreclose in March 2013, an ...
April 29, 2013 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Welcomes Matthew Diozzi

We are pleased to announce that Matthew Diozzi is now affiliated with Bushari Group Real Estate.
April 18, 2013 Mara Bushari

Boston Marathon Bombing - Supporting Our City

Boston Marathon Bomb - courtesy of Yahoo.com
April 5, 2013 Mara Bushari

Call For Offers: Prime Beacon Hill Building

Call for Offers: Prime Beacon Hill Building at 45 Joy Street
April 3, 2013 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Welcomes Liz Dehler

We are very excited to announce that Liz Dehler has joined Bushari Group Real Estate.
February 27, 2013 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Real Estate Welcomes Diane Giacobbi

We are pleased to announce that Diane Giacobbi is now affiliated with Bushari Group Real Estate. Diane brings more than 20 years of Boston real estate...
February 5, 2013 Mara Bushari

Low Boston Condo Inventory Pushes Prices Higher

If you have been on the fence during the past few years about whether you should sell your Boston condo, the answer is yes - as in we needed photos ye...
January 2, 2013 Mara Bushari

Millennium Place Boston - The New Face of Boston Luxury Real Estate

Millennium Place Boston is, simply put, one of the best luxury buildings Boston has seen in a long time - and sales are on fire. With almost 30 percen...
December 31, 2012 Mara Bushari

Making Your Winter Listing Wicked Awesome

So it's late December, the holiday season is just about over and you and would like to put your home on the market. You would like these holiday memor...
December 20, 2012 Mara Bushari

Back Bay's Boston Architectural College Gets Brand New Space

Boston Architectural College 320 Newbury Street
December 18, 2012 Mara Bushari

Celebrity Neighbors

The Lovely Power Couple
October 29, 2012 Mara Bushari

Quick Tips to Hurricane Proof Your Home

Prevent Hurricane Damage With these Tips
October 19, 2012 Karin Sharav Zalkind

Building as a second language // Intro

At long last you found your "so near" to your dream home, in the perfect location, and now all you have  to do is just tweak it a bit to make it your ...
September 26, 2012 Mara Bushari

RENT ME: 5 North Hudson Street Unit 3

One of the the things that I find  makes Boston a really attractive place to live is the water. Opening your window and looking out to see the Harbor ...
September 21, 2012 Mara Bushari

RENT ME: 24 Holyoke Street Unit 3

Right in between 3 T stations, Back Bay, Prudential and Copley, are the very lovely and very elegant condos of 24 Holyoke Street. I am pleased to anno...
September 17, 2012 Mara Bushari

Some Good Housekeeping To Keep Critters Outta Your Crib

There's only room for one of us......
September 10, 2012 Mara Bushari

North End Investment Opportunity: 12 Lewis Street

12 Lewis Street, Multi-use property
September 5, 2012 Karin Sharav Zalkind

Duel spaces

As a parent of small kids there is something that baffles me completely, the amount of things such little people have, and mange accumulate  is contra...
August 29, 2012 Mara Bushari

How's the Housing Market Doing?

Is the housing market really on the up and up?
August 29, 2012 Mara Bushari

How Much is Your Home Really Worth?

Having trouble figuring out what an appropriate listing price should be for your home? How do you know how much your home is REALLY worth? You put so ...
August 24, 2012 Mara Bushari

Hot New Back Bay Property: 461 Commonwealth Ave

The corner building at 461 Commonwealth Ave is a quintessential representation of classic Boston architecture. This Back Bay home gives you exclusive ...
August 22, 2012 Mara Bushari

Newton: Where it's At

Usually when I hear people discuss where they are likely to move in Boston, the places that come up the most often are within close proximity to the t...
August 16, 2012 Mara Bushari

Help! I Have Pets! (Which Means You Might Be Homeless)

How could you possibly turn this cute little guy away? :(
August 16, 2012 Mara Bushari

Rent: Up, Up, & Up Some More

This is probably what your rent looks like if you live in Boston. If it doesn't, you should consider yourself to be one of the chosen people.
August 3, 2012 Mara Bushari

RENT ME: 154 Newbury 4AR

If you were paying attention to the previously posted arcticles, you would've noticed that the Back Bay Newbury Street rental I posted just below this...
August 2, 2012 Mara Bushari

Rent ME: 154 Newbury 3AR

Still looking for that perfect Newbury Street apartment? Need a bedroom for you and one for you friend/ one for you, one for all your clothes (guilty!...
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August 1, 2012 Karin Sharav Zalkind

Summertime, And the livin' is easy (and hot..)

It's hot, humid, muggy, and sticky. We all are well aware global warming is not around the corner IT is here, form the rapidly melting ice cap of Gree...
July 31, 2012 Mara Bushari

Guess What's Coming to the South End?!

Wanna know what's coming to the South End? It's only one of my personal favorite places in the world, you guys. I'll give you a hint. They have LOTS o...
July 30, 2012 Mara Bushari

RENT ME: 177 Newbury St PH-2

Hello, my adoring BackBay fans. I have another exclusive and glorious Newbury Street penthouse for you to feast your eyes on.  You will absolutely han...
July 25, 2012 Mara Bushari

JUST LISTED AND FOR SALE : 416 Commonwealth Ave #Unit 219

Last week I had the pleasure of viewing this beautiful brand new listing. I have often wandered down Back Bay's Commonwealth Ave thinking, I wonder wh...
July 19, 2012 Mara Bushari

RENT ME: Office Space in Back Bay/ South End

On the corner of Arlington and Melrose Street sits the available commercial space of 138 Arlington, the perfect office for your growing business. This...
July 19, 2012 Mara Bushari

Tips For Selecting New Office/Commercial Space

Just starting your own business? Relocating from one office space to another? Choosing an office space can be similar to choosing your next home. It's...
July 17, 2012 Mara Bushari

RENT ME: 373 Commonwealth Ave, Unit #301

If you haven't guessed by now, we at Bushari Group love the Back Bay. We know that you as current and future Boston residents love it too, so we try t...
July 16, 2012 Mara Bushari

RENT ME: 7 Bay State, Unit #2

Located at the corner of Beacon Street and Bay State road (think Kenmore T stop near Back Bay and  The Fenway) is a lovely two bed / two bath condo on...
July 12, 2012 Mara Bushari

RENT ME: 476 Shawmut Ave, Unit 1

In Boston's South End  next to two great restaurants, Orinoco and El Centro, is  476 Shawmut Ave. With Walgreens right around the corner you can pick ...
July 11, 2012 Mara Bushari

RENT ME: 154 Newbury St, #3B

Another hot new rental on Newbury available for September 1st?! Oh yes, you read correctly. Right  next to Cynthia Rowley where you can pick out a hot...
July 11, 2012 Mara Bushari

RENT ME: 177 Newbury, PH1

As I'm sure many of you already know, Newbury Street in Boston's Back Bay is usually the first place people say they want to live. Well as of very rec...
July 11, 2012 Mara Bushari

Boston Gets Innovative in the Innovation District

More and more Bostonians are making their commute to work by foot or bike. I am one of those. Mostly because I fear I will accidentally run someone ov...
June 28, 2012 Mara Bushari

You'll Need More Than A Dollar to Kick it in the Back Bay

One of the top homes On the Boston Business Journal's list of  Most Expensive Single-Family Homes is a fancy living space of 15,000 sq feet at 15 Comm...
June 26, 2012 Mara Bushari

For Rent: 65 Burbank St #10

If you love Whole Foods as much as I do, you're gonna wanna take a look at this killer 1 bedroom space near Symphony. Of course you'll also have acces...
June 22, 2012 Mara Bushari

Just Listed: 45 Vinton Street, Unit 5

This luxurious and contemporary  2 bed / 2 bath South Boston home on 45 Vinton Street is located in a European inspired boutique building. The buildin...
June 21, 2012 Mara Bushari

Commercial Space Available in Brookline

The  corner space at 131 Cypress St in Brookline was occupied by Cafe Society, an iconic vintage second hand clothing store for about 31 years until t...
June 19, 2012 Mara Bushari

Just Listed: 246 Marlborough

A few streets to the left of the busy and bustling Newbury Street in Back Bay, Boston is the quiet street of Marlborough. Its the perfect location to ...
June 18, 2012 Mara Bushari

Now for Sale: 38 Hillside Ave in Malden

Here we have a beautifully maintained  and naturally well lit home located on a corner lot off the dead end street of Hillside Ave in Malden It's a pl...
June 15, 2012 Mara Bushari

Just Listed: 59 Edward Street in Watertown

Located six miles northwest of Boston sits Watertown, Massachusetts. The city continues to become more and more appealing as a desirable alternative t...
June 13, 2012 Mara Bushari

What's Happening With Downtown Crossing

Downtown Crossing used to be a hot and happening place in Boston. It was a shopping mecca, which helped lure the commerce. Because many of the shoppin...
June 7, 2012 Mara Bushari

This ALSO Just In: 8-10 Museum Way, Unit N2125

Once again I am pleased to bring you another available unit in the conveniently located Regatta Riverview Residences at 10 Museum Way in Cambridge.
June 7, 2012 Mara Bushari

This Just In: 8-10 Museum Way, Unit N2122

The lovely Regatta Riverview Residences has a new unit for sale. If you are unfamiliar with this residence, you are definitely going to be pleased to ...
June 6, 2012 Mara Bushari

For Rent: 250 1st Ave, Charlestown

Boston in the Summer is hot for rentals. No pun intended. The city is filled with students, young professionals, and people who apparently crave chang...
June 6, 2012 Karin Sharav Zalkind

Don't be afraid of the Light

As kids we are told not to be afraid of the dark, as adults we should be taught not to be afraid of the light...
June 5, 2012 Mara Bushari

Moving Tips for the Summertime

I'll cut right to the chase. Summer in Boston is hot and humid. Right now we are apparently in Spring purgatory with this oh so lovely why-don't-we-ju...
June 4, 2012 Mara Bushari

REALTOR® Day on Beacon Hill 2012

Today the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR), a state affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), held the 27th annual REALTOR...
June 1, 2012 Mara Bushari

Is Boston Getting a New Rental Registration Rule?

Boston's legislators have been doing some thinking in terms of landlords and their rental properties. Though no absolute rule has  been fully establis...
May 30, 2012 Mara Bushari

Just Listed: 42 Eighth Street, Unit #5518

Sometimes it's really nice to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and live near the water. That's why waterfront homes are definitely where it's ...
May 29, 2012 Mara Bushari

Just Listed: 90 Wareham Street, Unit #414

SOWA (South of Washington Street in the South End) is newly up and coming in Boston. It's trendy, artsy (not hipster artsy though), sophisticated, has...
May 17, 2012 Mara Bushari

THIS JUST IN: Boston Real Estate Q1 Market Report

Exciting news for Bushari Group Real Estate: We have done some extensive research to bring you the results of 2012's first quarter Boston Real Estate ...
May 17, 2012 Mara Bushari

Just Listed: 10 Museum Way, Unit 1028

If you've walked over by Lechmere on the Green Line on your way to Science Park, you might have overlooked the entry to Museum Way as I have many time...
May 14, 2012 Mara Bushari

For Sale: Jamaica Plain Studio

Enter one of Boston's largest neighborhoods, the creative and artistic Jamaica Plain. This neighborhood has some wonderfully unique places to eat, and...
May 14, 2012 Mara Bushari

Now for Rent: 301 Newbury Street

It's a well known fact that Newbury street in the Back Bay of Boston is a hot little place to be. If you're into people watching from the steps and be...
May 11, 2012 Mara Bushari

Buyer Open House Tips

When you're in the market to buy a new home, there's a certain unspoken protocol that should be followed. It's important to be mindful of others you a...
May 10, 2012 Mara Bushari

Adding a Natural Pool to Your Home

The weather is starting to warm up (or at least it's suppose to be) now that we are in the midst of Spring. Naturally this means you will be thinking ...
May 9, 2012 Mara Bushari

Rents on the Rise: To Rent or To Buy?

This year Renters should expect to experience price increases of about 3%, while landlords reap the benefits receiving a further profit increase of al...
May 9, 2012 Karin Sharav Zalkind

Color Splash?

As a designer nothing daunts me more then picking a color for my own home. I find it paralyzing, as if the color choice I make will reflect poorly on ...
May 4, 2012 Mara Bushari

Ritz Penthouse Price Drop

If you enjoy elegant living in Boston, you are going to absolutely love this to die for penthouse in the Ritz. Even I could barely pull myself away fr...
May 2, 2012 Karin Sharav Zalkind

IKEA. Swedish for common sense

In the late 80's I had lived in Canada with my family for a year, during that time there was one commercial punch line that stuck in my head for years...
April 30, 2012 Mara Bushari

Just Listed: 9 Revere Street, Unit 8

This gorgeous two bedroom home in Beacon Hill offers a recently renovated kitchen and bathroom. The kitchen boasts elegant granite countertops with a ...
April 26, 2012 Mara Bushari

Mass Foreclosures on the Rise in March

This past March has been looking better for major lenders, as they increase the intolerance for delinquent mortgage loans. The whole country is experi...
April 26, 2012 Mara Bushari

Coming Soon: 25 Westgate Road, Unit 6

Situated near the Charles River Country Club in West Roxbury's Chestnut Hill area,  this second floor condo unit is surrounded by the building’s lush ...
April 25, 2012 Karin Sharav Zalkind

I'm FLOR(ed)

Boston design enthusiasts get ready for a new, fun & GREEN player joining our city's line-up! On Thursday April 26, 2012 FLOR will be opening it's fir...
April 23, 2012 Mara Bushari

Apartment Amenity Fees No More?

When you rent an apartment in Massachusetts, sometimes you might end up paying your landlord a bit more than you bargained for. It's not always uncomm...
April 20, 2012 Mara Bushari

Bank of America Skyscraper Soon to be Sold

Bank of America Corp's russet skyscraper located at 100 Federal St. in Boston's Financial District is under agreement to be purchased by Boston Proper...
April 19, 2012 Mara Bushari

2012: Real Estate Makes a Comeback

Often times you will hear people still talking about the economy and how it's still not in the place it should be, or that it's ever so gradually maki...
April 19, 2012 Karin Sharav Zalkind

Spring Fling

Spring has finally settled in, and what better time to get ready for summer by clearing all the ski gear, and salt filled boots. Whether you are plann...
April 19, 2012 Mara Bushari

45 Province: Luxury Living

If you want live in the lap of luxury and to be immersed in all of Boston's action and culture, you will most certainly want to find your new home in ...
April 18, 2012 Mara Bushari

For Rent: 85 East India Row

Enjoy looking out into the vast open waters of the Boston Harbor and Blue Hills as you set your sights on this recently listed rental. The 1 bed / 1 b...
April 12, 2012 Mara Bushari

Use Feng Shui to Help You Find a Home

If you hear Feng Shui and the  first thing that comes to mind is that it's pointless Chinese practice to make you over think where you put your furnit...
March 30, 2012 Elad Bushari

Coming Soon: 440 Commercial St Unit 402 Waterfont Boston

Luxury waterfront condominium located in one of Boston's most historic neighborhoods, the North End / Waterfont. With a perfect entertaing open floor ...
March 29, 2012 Mara Bushari

Boston Real Estate Blog Gets New Look

So, what do you think of our new do? To keep with the technologically advanced and rapid changing times, We at Bushari decided it was high time to upd...
March 27, 2012 Elad Bushari

S&P Case-Shiller: January Home Prices Slightly Dropped In Boston

Single-family home prices in the Boston area dropped slightly in January, a closely watched survey said today, suggesting the battered housing market ...
March 23, 2012 Elad Bushari

Jamina Coleman Achieves Membership in Global Real Estate Network

(Boston, Mass. ) March 22, 12- Jamina M. Coleman of Bushari Group Real Estate was awarded the esteemed Certified International Property Specialist (CI...
March 12, 2012 Mara Bushari

Better Know a Neighborhood: North End

Full of cafes, restaurants, and gelatarias, Boston's North End has to be one of the best places in the city to wine and dine.
March 9, 2012 Mara Bushari

Condo For Sale: 10 Museum Way Unit 2122

Yet another example of fine luxury living, this condo on the East side of Cambridge is an ideal place for city living, with the best views of the city...
March 8, 2012 Mara Bushari

Better Know a Neighborhood: Beacon Hill

Tucked away alongside of the Charles River stand the tall golden dome of the state's capital building and the busy area surrounding it. Yes, Beacon Hi...
March 1, 2012 Mara Bushari

Now with High Demand, We Need More Homes

Perhaps you learned about the relational concept of supply and demand in high school or college. For the most part, it is an inverse relationship, mea...
February 29, 2012 Mara Bushari

Better Know A Neighborhood: Charlestown

Far different than the setting to Ben Affleck's criminal caper, "The Town," Charlestown is on the cusp of reinvention.
February 29, 2012 Mara Bushari

Condo for Sale: 6 Edgerly Place

An interesting blend of the old and the new await you in this unique loft. Nestled in the heart of Boston's South End, this two bed, two bath is a lux...
February 28, 2012 Mara Bushari

How to be Careful as a Rental Cosigner

I've heard the rental market of Boston described as a sort of modern-day wild west. One day, it's peaceful, the day after it becomes a stampede of U-H...
February 28, 2012 Mara Bushari

Why 2012 Holds a Brighter Future For Homes

A new year brings new hope, and there are plenty of reasons to have a positive outlook for 2012. Along with the good news that the stock market is reg...
February 27, 2012 Mara Bushari

How Much Of Your Income Goes to Housing?

When looking to buy, rent, or invest, it's important to remember to stay within your budget and not "break the bank." After all, no one wants a nightm...
February 27, 2012 Mara Bushari

Condo For Sale:Regatta Riverview Residences Unit 1723

This is the pinnacle of living in Boston: convenient location, sweeping views of the city, and with all the amenities of the highest quality.
February 24, 2012 Mara Bushari

Is Kendall Square the Latest Local Hotspot?

After years of neglect from the industrial companies that moved in, it seems like the Kendall Square area might be the newest spot in town for enterta...
February 24, 2012 Mara Bushari

Condo For Sale: The Somerset Unit 219

Close to the picturesque row of the Commonwealth Mall and mere steps away from Newbury Street, Bushari Group Real Estate has the perfect home for you!
February 23, 2012 Mara Bushari

Better Know A Neighborhood: Boston's Back Bay

The website of Bushari Group Real Estate offers multiple resources for buyers and sellers. One of our more unique online tools is our extensive neighb...
February 22, 2012 Mara Bushari

Announcing the New Boston Real Estate Market Report

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to bring you an in-depth look at the Boston real estate market absolutely free! We have just released our annual ma...
February 21, 2012 Mara Bushari

Packed and Ready to Go: A Guide to Getting Ready for Your Big Move

Just when you think you have your paperwork settled and the keys to your new home, then the real work begins: packing. This hectic mess can easily be ...
February 6, 2012 Mara Bushari

3 Things to Avoid as a Potential Homebuyer

In today's buyer's market, don't let the slow economy or unending supply get to you: when you find something you like, get to it. Fast. The mindset of...
January 23, 2012 Mara Bushari

Top 5 Tax Credit Tips for New Homeowners

'Tis the season to file your taxes! It's the gift that can keep on giving once we know how to do them. So here's five quick and easy steps to a bounti...
January 18, 2012 Mara Bushari

Tips for Winterizing Your Home

Winter's back with a frosty bite! Have you prepared your home yet for the blizzards to be? Whether this is your first winter in New England or just an...
January 9, 2012 Mara Bushari

Housing Values Stand to Appreciate

As in the fashion for a new year, we start with plenty of plans and resolutions to look forward to. One valuable thing homeowners can count on this ye...
December 19, 2011 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Welcomes Erik Schubert

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to welcome Erik Schubert!
December 13, 2011 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Welcomes Joe Schutt

Joe Schutt has been working as a real estate agent in Boston since 2003 before joining the Bushari Group this year. A Massachusetts native, Joe is a n...
December 12, 2011 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Welcomes Jamina Coleman

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to welcome Jamina Coleman!
December 5, 2011 Mara Bushari

How to Show Your Home in a Few Easy Steps

Possibly one of the most time-consuming aspects of selling your home is getting it ready for potential buyers. To be owners need to see the full space...
December 1, 2011 Mara Bushari

Tis the Season to Keep Your Home on the Market

Decorating the Christmas tree, checking your shopping list, and bracing for relatives may be part of your Yuletide rituals, but what if you were in th...
November 29, 2011 Mara Bushari

Loan Limits Are Here To Stay

After months of deliberation,  Congress and President Obama have signed off on new rules to scale back mortgage limits. This continues the previous em...
November 15, 2011 Mara Bushari

Housing to Move Up for 2012

The good news continues, more optimism is spreading among real estate experts that will show the the new year some good cheer. According to press from...
November 14, 2011 Mara Bushari

New Availability at Alterra Overlook

In a picturesque hop off the end of the MBTA Blue Line is a wonderful hideaway community that have slashed prices in time for the holidays. If you ren...
November 10, 2011 Mara Bushari

New Availability at One Back Bay

Are you looking to stay in the heart of bustling Boston? Historic landmarks, chic boutiques, and a bevy of restaurants right outside your door sound l...
November 8, 2011 Mara Bushari

Availability on the Shores of Cambridge at Watermark

Looking to set yourself in the heart of technology and research? Just a few steps from the Kendall T stop is the Watermark Cambridge, a new building t...
November 7, 2011 Mara Bushari

Home and Lofts Sales Continue to Rise in September

In a record-breaking streak, the Greater Boston area has exceeded expectations in the real estate market. For a third month in a row, the Boston area ...
November 2, 2011 Mara Bushari

New Availability at the HarborView in Charlestown

If you're looking for a great get-a-way from the city, but still need to commute in often, then Charlestown could be your perfect fit. Consider the Ha...
October 31, 2011 Mara Bushari

The Wide World of Design: What are Houses Going to Look Like In a Few Years?

House designs come and go, so how do these predictions stack up? According to Zillow's blog, the predictions call for small, in line with tightening u...
October 26, 2011 Mara Bushari

Massachusetts Homes Sales Still Going Strong

Not only are homes still selling in Massachusetts, but they're going faster than in the last few months according to a new report in Banker & Tradesma...
October 25, 2011 Mara Bushari

Boston Rated Second Best City for Trick or Treaters.

It's that time of year again! Where grocery stores are lined with cornucopias of strange vegetables and Christmas music is playing throughout the stor...
October 18, 2011 Mara Bushari

Revisiting the 'Joys of Home Ownership'

In a recent article from realtytimes.com, writer Carla Hill  explored some of the reasons why home ownership is viable and alluring despite what ever ...
October 18, 2011 Mara Bushari

MA Attorney General Martha Coakley to take on Bad Lenders

Martha Coakley is stepping into the mortgage mayhem on behalf of her constituents.  On Oct. 18th, the Boston Globe reported that Massachusetts Attorne...
October 14, 2011 Mara Bushari

Flipping Houses is Tough During Hard Times, Try Renting Instead

Housing is considered a liquid asset, which means, if you needed money badly, you could sell your house and get money in exchange. However, many famil...
October 14, 2011 Mara Bushari

Boston is Leading the Nation's Economy

Always one of the leading cities in America, it seems that Boston is keeping up with better times. According to "The Boston Courant," our local GDP in...
October 7, 2011 Mara Bushari

Further Progress on Vertex Pharmaceuticals' New Fan Pier Location

Back in April, we announced the plans for a large construction project in the Fan Pier area. Today, construction continues on the South Boston waterfr...
October 7, 2011 Mara Bushari

Condos and Homes Sales are Increasing Across Boston

It's a sight for a sore local economy: real estate is on the move. According to recent figures released by the Greater Boston Association of Realtors,...
October 6, 2011 Mara Bushari

WSJ Calls for Focus on Housing

In the end, it all comes down to that new house. That's what a recent blog post on the Wall Street Journal says, and adds that without a stronger focu...
October 6, 2011 Mara Bushari

Mortgage Rates Fall Below 4 Percent for the First Time

For the first time in America's history, the average rate of a 30-year fixed mortgage dropped to just under 4 percent. The rate on 15-year fixed loans...
September 19, 2011 Mara Bushari

Breathtaking Back Bay 2 bed / 2 bath Now Available

Bushari Group Real Estate is pleased to offer 8 Gloucester Street, unit 11 in the Back Bay for purchase. This spacious and sunny Back Bay gem is the p...
August 31, 2011 Mara Bushari

Boston's Rental Prices Skyrocket

Rental prices for Boston apartments have hit record highs. For example, a Boston apartment averaging around $1,665 per month, with the market up 7% fr...
August 17, 2011 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Welcomes Bobby Woofter!

BOBBY WOOFTER has been working as a real estate agent in Boston’s Back Bay for the past five years and living in Boston for six. Originally from Ancho...
August 8, 2011 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Welcomes Chris Thoman!

Bushari Group Real Estate is extremely excited to announce that Chris Thoman has joined our team!
August 8, 2011 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Welcomes Jen Pearson!

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to welcome Jen Pearson!
August 8, 2011 Mara Bushari

Inman's 2011 Innovator Awards

During the Real Estate Connect Conference, Inman News announced Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff  as the the 2011 Innovator of the Year.  This award accredi...
August 8, 2011 Mara Bushari

Workforce Housing

As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, the lack of affordable housing opportunities in the Northeast for the public workforce is fast becoming mo...
August 8, 2011 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Welcomes Betsy Wagner

Bushari Group Real Estate is very excited to welcome Betsy Wagner to our growing team!
June 16, 2011 Elad Bushari

Congratulations to the Boston Bruins!

On behalf of Bushari Group Real Estate, we would like to congratulate the Boston Bruins for being the world champions! Thank you for bringing such a j...
June 9, 2011 Elad Bushari

MA mortgage balances among highest in U.S.

Massachusetts residents are among the most credit-worthy in the country, this despite the fact that the state’s average mortgage balance is a lofty $2...
June 9, 2011 Elad Bushari

Shiller: American Economy At Tipping Point

Recent housing and employment data suggests the economy is at a tipping point, while home prices could have much further to fall, veteran economist Ro...
May 24, 2011 Elad Bushari

MA April Home Sales Drop

Statewide condominium sales declined more significantly - falling almost 37 percent to 1,160 from 1,834 in April 2010. A total of 3,895 condo sale tra...
April 28, 2011 Elad Bushari

March Mass Home Sales Shows Decline

Condominium sales in March dropped for the ninth straight month. Condo sales decreased 31.6 percent to 1,034 from 1,511 in March 2010. A total of 2,74...
April 26, 2011 Elad Bushari

Vertex Pharmaceuticals is moving to Fan Pier Boston

Vertex Pharmaceuticals has confirmed it plans to move to Fan Pier on the South Boston waterfront. A company spokesman said it is still early in the pr...
April 22, 2011 Elad Bushari

Home Remodeling Growth To Soften Through 2011

A still-stalled housing recovery and concern over the pace of economic growth nationally are likely to generate only modest gains in home improvement ...
April 21, 2011 Elad Bushari

MA Foreclosure Continues Decline In March

Foreclosure activity in Massachusetts dropped significantly during the month of March, according to the latest report by The Warren Group, publisher o...
April 14, 2011 Elad Bushari

Boston's Sellers Are The Stingiest In The Country

Even though a number of homeowners around the country are offering deep discounts on their homes for sale, Boston ranked No. 1 in the nation as having...
April 7, 2011 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group to Open New Back Bay Location

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to announce the planned opening of a new Back Bay location at 234 Clarendon Street on May 1st, 2011. The 1,400 squa...
March 2, 2011 Elad Bushari

The Clarendon Back Bay is 50% Sold

Exactly half of the condominium units at the posh Clarendon Boston development on Stuart Street in Boston are expected to be sold by the end of the we...
March 1, 2011 Mara Bushari

Boston Luxury Apartment Deals at HarborView

One of the first shipyards in the United States, the Charlestown Navy Yard is now one of Boston’s premier neighborhoods. The HarborView is its prime a...
February 24, 2011 Mara Bushari

Existing Home Sales Rise Again in January

The increase in existing-home sales continues, with January sales rising for the third consecutive month with a pace that is now above year-ago levels...
February 21, 2011 Mara Bushari

New Price on Boston Luxury Apartment with Views

151 Tremont St #12E in Midtown Boston is now offered at a reduced rental price of $3,999/mo. The price was just slashed $500/mo so get it before it fl...
February 21, 2011 Mara Bushari

Trendy South End Loft Available for Rent

791 Tremont Street Unit W501 is a spectacular, one-of-a-kind penthouse loft in Boston's trendy South End now available for lease. Located in the popul...
February 21, 2011 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Launches New Boston Real Estate Career Website

Whether you are a seasoned agent or just starting your Boston Real Estate Career, Bushari Group features a tailored package to help you reach your ful...
February 21, 2011 Mara Bushari

Agent wins Bushari Winter iPad Challenge

Congratulations to Andrea McDonough for winning Bushari Group Real Estate's fourth quarter sales and rental competition and earning a brand new iPad! ...
November 10, 2010 Elad Bushari

Weston Foreclosure: 30 Old Road Weston - Deal of the Century!

Originally listed for $6,350,000 in April of 2007, this new construction Weston home is offered to the public at only $2,700,000. This home got forecl...
November 2, 2010 Mara Bushari

Housing Recovery Predicted for Late 2012

In its new housing outlook report, The Concord Group—a real estate strategy firm based in Newport Beach, Calif.— predicts that national home sales wil...
October 18, 2010 Elad Bushari

Bryant Back Bay is on the Auction Block... Again!

The Bryant Back Bay, a luxury real estate development in on Columbus St, between the Back Bay and the South End is auctioning off it's remainder prope...
September 15, 2010 Mara Bushari

New MA Foreclosure Law

With local foreclosures on the rise for the past few years, the Massachusetts Legislature has decided to take a stand. A new law, signed into law on A...
August 18, 2010 Mara Bushari

Ultra-modern 2 bed, 2 bath at an amazing price

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to introduce this spectacular condo on the 21st floor features the ultimate in modern luxury. The expansive kitchen...
August 16, 2010 Mara Bushari

A Blank Canvas is a Beautiful Thing

It's Time to Customize Your Dream Home!
August 11, 2010 Mara Bushari

A Rental with a View!

Unit 1706 at the exclusive Regatta Riverview Residences on the Cambridge Waterfront is now available for lease! This private, corner 2 bedroom + study...
July 1, 2010 Elad Bushari

Tax Credit Got Extended!

Congress has sent President Obama a plan to give homebuyers an additional three months to finish qualifying for federal tax incentives that boosted ho...
June 30, 2010 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Welcomes Brett Neumeister

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to welcome Brett Neumeister to our Boston Real Estate Sales and Rentals team.
June 17, 2010 Elad Bushari

Senate Approves Home Tax Credit Extension

The Senate on Wednesday approved a plan to give homebuyers an extra three months to finish qualifying for federal tax incentives that boosted home sal...
June 13, 2010 Elad Bushari

Proposal to Extend Tax-Credit Closings to September 30

The National Association of REALTORS® today expressed thanks on behalf of America’s homebuyers to three Senators for introducing a measure to extend t...
June 9, 2010 Elad Bushari

Exhale Spa is Openinig at Battery Wharf

The renowned mind body spa, exhale, will be opening a flagship location at Battery Wharf. The 12,000 square foot venue will open in January and be loc...
June 4, 2010 Elad Bushari

American Brewery Lofts Goes to AUCTION!

American Brewery Lofts Development just announced that they are going to auction off their remaining 21 lofts! On Saturday, June 26, 2010 these lofts ...
FHA
June 2, 2010 Elad Bushari

About FHA Loans

In 1934, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) was created by the National Housing Act for the primary purpose of insuring long-term residential mo...
May 27, 2010 Mara Bushari

Spacious Loft with Skyline Views Now Available

If you're looking for a trendy loft with one of the best kitchen's in Boston, we have just the Boston loft for you. This spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath at...
May 4, 2010 Elad Bushari

Pending Homes Sales Up For Tenth Straight Month

The number of single-family homes put under agreement in April in Massachusetts was up 25 percent compared to the same time last year, while condomini...
April 29, 2010 Elad Bushari

W Residences’s developer files for bankruptcy

Just months after opening a 28-story tower in downtown Boston, the owner of the upscale W Boston Hotel and Residences filed for bankruptcy protection ...
April 29, 2010 Elad Bushari

Fenway Condos Sell At Auction

An affiliate of the Davis Cos. has scooped up the remnants of a soured condominium project in Boston's Fenway neighborhood for $13.51 million.
April 28, 2010 Elad Bushari

Mass Condo Sales Soar 33 Percent From A Year Ago

Sales of single-family homes and condominiums in Massachusetts surged by double-digit percentages in March compared to a year earlier, while prices fo...
April 12, 2010 Mara Bushari

Median Home Prices Rise in Mass.

According to a new report from The Warren Group, February single-family home sales in Massachusetts jumped 8.4 percent compared to a year earlier, mar...
March 24, 2010 Mara Bushari

Why is Newton, MA such a HOT market?

If you are a homebuyer looking in to find a modest home in the popular neighborhood of Newton, MA, you better have your cash ready and your pen poised...
March 18, 2010 Elad Bushari

Fort Point Developers Downsize 319A Street Project

The Archon Group and Goldman Properties have scaled back the size of their proposed Fort Point residential tower, bowing to pressure from the Boston R...
March 16, 2010 Mara Bushari

Trendy New Loft in Seaport District Now Available

This luxury Boston loft happens to be in one of the hottest loft buildings in the Seaport District and is only one T stop from the Financial District....
March 14, 2010 Mara Bushari

Looking for the Best View of Boston? Cross the River!

If you are searching for a Boston condo with spectacular water and skyline views, you should know that the best view of Boston is from across the Char...
March 11, 2010 Elad Bushari

Loft New Development, FP3 is Now Fannie Mae Approved

FP3, one of Boston's hottest loft buildings, now passes the Fannie Mae standard for mortgage guidelines as the number of units sold is now more than 5...
March 9, 2010 Elad Bushari

Filene’s Site Developer and Mayor Manino Going Head to Head

Mayor Thomas M. Menino is threatening revoke permits for the stalled downtown Filene’s redevelopment and is accusing one of the developers, the Boston...
March 4, 2010 Elad Bushari

Bushari Group's Mara Tamaroff makes Boston Herald's Top 10 Women in Real Estate List

Mara Tamaroff, Bushari Group Real Estate's Marketing and Client Relations Specialist, made the Boston Herald's Top 10 Women in Real Estate list! Congr...
March 3, 2010 Mara Bushari

Hot new rental in trendy South End

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to introduce this lovely two-bedroom duplex unit in popular Worcester Square. The open kitchen features a spacious ...
February 25, 2010 Elad Bushari

Seaport District Loft Is A Great Deal

Penthouse 202 at 25 Channel Center Street offers soaring ceilings and walls of glass from all rooms with panoramic city and water views. This loft has...
February 24, 2010 Elad Bushari

Loius Boston is Open at Fan Pier

Taking on the essence of a New York style high fashion retail store with its high ceilings, light and open space, the opening of the new LOUIS at Fan ...
February 23, 2010 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Welcomes Mary Hios

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to welcome Mary Hios to our team!
February 18, 2010 Elad Bushari

No RESPA Violation for Closing Discount

A federal appellate court has considered whether a developer violated the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (“RESPA”) when it offered a buyer a di...
February 15, 2010 Mara Bushari

Spacious 2 Bed with Outstanding Location Near Harvard

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to introduce this sun-filled 2 bedroom, 1 bath home between Harvard Square and Porter Square in Cambridge. The floo...
February 15, 2010 Mara Bushari

Some Buyers Surprised when Sellers Decide to Stay Put

One of the most recent phenomenons we have noticed is a significant increase in the number of sellers removing their properties from the Boston real e...
February 6, 2010 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Real Estate Welcomes Eric Tam

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to welcome Eric Tam to its Boston real estate sales team!
February 1, 2010 Mara Bushari

Great Price on Cambridgeport Gem

If you are considering a Boston real estate or Cambridge real estate purchase and looking for a great deal on a spacious 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo -...
January 29, 2010 Mara Bushari

MA Yearly Home Sales Rise First Time Since 2004

According to Warren Group, a Boston company that tracks local real estate data, sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts rose 3 percent in 2009 -...
January 27, 2010 Mara Bushari

Lincoln Estates perfect for growing family

Bushari Group Real Estate is now exclusively offering four spectacular new construction homes in Hingham, MA. Perfect for a growing family, the four h...
January 27, 2010 Mara Bushari

Take Advantage of the New Tax Credit

For those of you considering purchasing Boston real estate in the next few months and not sure if you qualify for the new homebuyer tax credit, pay at...
January 26, 2010 Mara Bushari

MA Foreclosures Drop 25 Percent

All you Boston real estate buyers looking for bank owned properties may want to start getting serious. The Massachusetts foreclosure rate is falling d...
January 25, 2010 Mara Bushari

Spectacular 2+Study Now Available at The Regatta Riverview

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to introduce this spectacular home now available for purchase. Enjoy stunning Charles River and Boston skyline view...
January 24, 2010 Elad Bushari

Forbes Magazine says Boston #1 Place to Buy!

For people who want to own a home, the premium to buy—the spread between what they’d spend to rent and what they’d pay for a mortgage—is much lower th...
FHA
January 24, 2010 Elad Bushari

FHA Toughens Down Payment Rules

The Federal Housing Administration will raise the minimum down payment for its least credit-worthy borrowers, the agency announced Tuesday.
January 5, 2010 Mara Bushari

2010 Home Sales May Peak Early

Late spring and early summer are usually thought of as the ideal times to list a home, especially when it comes to Boston real estate. As the snow dis...
December 30, 2009 Mara Bushari

Forbes Lists Cities With Biggest Price Drops

Bostonians will be happy to know that real estate values in the Northeast have been the strong compared to  nationwide numbers during the recent reces...
December 21, 2009 Mara Bushari

Pied-à-terre available for lease at prestigious River Court in Cambridge

This bright and spacious studio-plus in River Court is the perfect place for an executive to hang his or her hat while in the city for business or ple...
FHA
December 18, 2009 Elad Bushari

39% of Recent Buyers Used FHA Loans

According to the most recent REALTORS® Confidence Index, 39 percent of recent buyers purchased a home with a Federal Housing Administration-insured lo...
December 14, 2009 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Real Estate Acquires BostonRealEstate.com

Boston, MA, December 14, 2009 – Bushari Group Real Estate today announced its acquisition of the domain name BostonRealEstate.com for a purchase price...
December 11, 2009 Elad Bushari

U.S. Home Values Stabilizing

U.S. home values remained unchanged in October from the previous month, and they were 5.7 percent lower than a year ago, reports Zillow, the Web-based...
December 11, 2009 Elad Bushari

Mortgage Delinquencies to Improve by Year-End 2010

National mortgage loan delinquencies — borrowers with loans that are 60 days or more past due — will drop by nearly 3 percent by the end of 2010, acco...
December 10, 2009 Mara Bushari

Boston Schools top the country's priciest dorms

According to Kim Clark at US News & World Report, the rising cost of real estate and student demand for hotel-style goodies such as private bathrooms ...
December 8, 2009 Mara Bushari

Red Flags when Purchasing a Home

Whether you are a seasoned Boston real estate investor or a first-time homebuyer, you should always be wary of such a large purchase. The most importa...
December 4, 2009 Mara Bushari

New Rental in the North End / Waterfront

If you want to live in the North End or walk to the Waterfront while enjoying a home with luxurious renovations and yes, garage parking, we have the p...
December 2, 2009 Mara Bushari

78 unit apartment building approval at Haymarket

Sources tell the Herald that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation will allow Eastat Realty Capital to build a $40 million dollar, 78-unit ap...
December 2, 2009 Mara Bushari

Nationwide Pending Home Sales Highest in 3-1/2 Years

Pending home sales have spiked nationwide. The National Association of Realtors said its Pending Home Sales Index, based on contracts signed in Octobe...
November 30, 2009 Mara Bushari

Spacious Loft Now Available at Fort Point Place

If you are looking for a large loft in Boston's Seaport District with exposed brick and beams, you are in luck. This spacious 1,922 sq. ft. in Fort Po...
November 30, 2009 Mara Bushari

One-Fourth of Borrowers are Underwater

According to a recent report by research firm First American CoreLogic, more than 23 percent of U.S. homeowners with mortgages owe more on their prope...
November 25, 2009 Mara Bushari

Bank of America now top lender

Wells Fargo relinquished its title as the top mortgage lender in America during the third quarter of this year. Bank of America jumped into the top sl...
November 13, 2009 Mara Bushari

New luxury home available for lease

This spectacular 2 bedroom + loft, 2.5 bath home in trendy East Cambridge features 1,590 sq. ft. of luxury living, soaring 18' ceilings, a 200 sq. ft....
November 8, 2009 Elad Bushari

Ames-Webster, a Back Bay Mansion is available for purchase

The Ames-Webster House a Back Bay Mansion is a prominent and elegant brownstone in the French Academic Style located in the Back Bay of Boston. This f...
November 4, 2009 Mara Bushari

House Committee Weighs Revamp of HVCC

We all remember last May when the new appraisal system imposed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac sent shock waves through the real estate market. Well, th...
November 3, 2009 Mara Bushari

Tax Credit Tentatively Extended

According to the Wall Street Journal, some key lawmakers in the Senate tentatively agreed to extend the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit and al...
November 3, 2009 Mara Bushari

Boston makes it on the Forbes top 10 safest cities list

Forbes magazine recently created a list of the nation's safest metro-areas to live by examining four factors: workplace accidents, weather catastrophe...
November 2, 2009 Mara Bushari

Spectacular Foreclosure Deal Coming Up at the Regatta

A stunning two bedroom, two bathroom home at the Regatta Riverview Residences is headed to the foreclosure block. This corner-unit features spectacula...
October 29, 2009 Elad Bushari

Important: Extended Tax Credit Not Yet Approved

In response to current media reports, please note no formal vote has been taken on the floor of the U.S. Senate regarding extension of the U.S. home-b...
October 27, 2009 Mara Bushari

Hot New Price at DNA Lofts

Don't dig your car out of the snow again! This great Boston Loft has garage parking and a great new price.
October 25, 2009 Mara Bushari

Hancock Tower getting a New Cafe

The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved plans for an 8,000 SF restaurant in the John Hancock Tower in Copley Square. The eatery will most likely b...
October 22, 2009 Mara Bushari

New 2 Bedroom LOFT in the South End now Available

Today I want to keep you in the loop about a hot new listing in one of the hottest buildings in Boston's South End. This 1,325 SF, 2 bedroom, 1 bath l...
October 20, 2009 Mara Bushari

New price on spacious Seaport District Loft

This spectacular loft at 35 Channel Center features two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a direct access garage space. Originally listed for $1.19m, the ho...
October 20, 2009 Mara Bushari

Slump in Boston Luxury Real Estate Sales...maybe, maybe not.

I read a particularly interesting article today on Boston.com titled "High-end condos still a tough sell in Boston." The article used LINK information...
October 19, 2009 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Real Estate launches New Cambridge Website

Bushari Group Real Estate launched its new Cambridge real estate website this month, www.CambridgeLuxuryRealEstate.com. Search for Cambridge condos, h...
October 18, 2009 Mara Bushari

Louis Boston is moving to Fan Pier

Luxury retailer Louis Boston will be leaving their landmark Newbury Street location and relocate to the Seaport District's new Fan Pier in Spring 2010...
October 18, 2009 Mara Bushari

Tips for purchasing your first (or second, or third) home

Here are a few important tips for all you Boston real estate buyers out there. Although we are seeing a big uptick in first-time home buyers due to th...
October 14, 2009 Mara Bushari

Elad Bushari Featured on the "Real Deal" Radio Show

Tune your radios to WBIX 1060 AM today from 5:30pm to 6:30pm to hear Elad Bushari, broker of Bushari Group Real Estate, discuss his insights into the ...
October 8, 2009 Mara Bushari

Awesome Furniture for Sale in Cambridge

After recently accepting an offer on his Cambridge condo, one our our sellers decided to sell some of his furniture. See below for a list of prices an...
October 8, 2009 Mara Bushari

$8,000 Tax Credit Deadline Approaching

The government's tax credit program for first-time homebuyers (people who haven't owned a home during the past three years) is scheduled to end soon. ...
October 7, 2009 Mara Bushari

Spectacular Home Available at The Burrage Mansion

One of the most spectacular residences in Boston is available for purchase. The parlor-level unit in The Burrage Mansion at 314 Commonwealth Avenue of...
October 6, 2009 Mara Bushari

Russia Wharf will Recycle Rain Water

Want to move to greener pastures? How about a greener building? Russia Wharf tower may be the place for you. With a planned completion in 2011, the mi...
October 6, 2009 Mara Bushari

Nouvelle at Natick Auction Sells at Rock Bottom Prices

The auction of 43 luxury condos this past Sunday at Nouvelle at Natick was truly exceptional. Units sold for an average of $300/sf, that's an average ...
September 28, 2009 Mara Bushari

"Surrogates" Boston's New Movie Stars Bruce Willis as an FBI Agent

This past weekend, Bruce Willis's new film Surrogates opened across the country, pulling in only $15 million.  I had the pleasure of seeing this movie...
September 25, 2009 Mara Bushari

Update on The Bryant Auction

Located just steps from some of the best restaurants the Back Bay and South End have to offer, The Bryant on Columbus Avenue is offering 10 luxury hom...
September 17, 2009 Mara Bushari

Elad Bushari Earns Honorary President's Citation from GBAR

Elad Bushari, the broker of Bushari Group Real Estate, earned the Honorary President's Citation award this week. The award was given by the Greater Bo...
September 15, 2009 Elad Bushari

Buyers Unlikely to Pay More For Green Homes: Study

While many homebuyers want the benefits of new, more energy-efficient homes, they are unwilling to pay much more for a green home, according to a new ...
September 14, 2009 Mara Bushari

Foreclosure Auction...the Nouvelle at Natick

The Nouvelle at Natick has finally gone into foreclosure. I say finally because the complex was a hard sell for the developer from day one. The Nouvel...
September 11, 2009 Elad Bushari

Are Lower Rates on the Horizon?

The Federal Reserve is likely to keep interest rates low to help real estate participants, consumers and companies eliminate debt, Goldman Sachs econo...
September 11, 2009 Elad Bushari

Buyers Still Negotiating, But Getting Smaller Discounts

Even as home prices continue to fall, U.S. home buyers are negotiating further discounts off list prices. According to Zillow’s July Real Estate Marke...
September 11, 2009 Elad Bushari

Survey: The Best and Worst Expected Performing Markets

Baton Rouge, La., tops the list of large U.S. markets that are expected to perform the best in home prices over the next six months, according to the ...
September 9, 2009 Elad Bushari

More Sellers Turn to Rentals

More people are becoming landlords in an economy where selling a home can be challenging.
September 9, 2009 Elad Bushari

Study Shows Home Prices Gain, REO Declines

U.S. home prices rose 7.3 percent for the most recent quarter with each of the nation’s four regions posting gains, according to a new report from Cle...
September 4, 2009 Elad Bushari

Home Buyer Tax Credit Countdown Begins

The first-time home buyers tax credit ends Nov. 30. Is it possible to buy in the next two weeks and still close in time to collect it? Yes, It still c...
September 4, 2009 Elad Bushari

Boston Commercial Real Estate Picks Up

Banker and Tradesmen reports that Men's Designer Fashion Outlet has leased 4,571 square feet of retail space at 60 Temple Place in Boston's Downtown C...
September 4, 2009 Mara Bushari

Where is all the Inventory?

Almost every news report about real estate inventory these days makes it seem as if homes are flooding the market and home buyers have prime pickings....
September 1, 2009 Elad Bushari

Pending Home Sales Rise for Sixth Straight Month

The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed in July, increased 3.2 percent from the previous month and was 12....
August 31, 2009 Elad Bushari

Home Prices Show ‘Positive Signs’

Home prices declined 14.9 percent in the second quarter of 2009 compared to the same period of 2008, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Pri...
August 31, 2009 Elad Bushari

Existing-home Sales Post Big Gains

For the first time since November 2005, existing-home sales rose compared to the prior year, NAR reported this morning. Sales of existing homes rose 7...
August 31, 2009 Elad Bushari

Owners Optimistic About Their Home’s Value

More than half (60 percent) of homeowners believe their own home lost value in the past 12 months, according to the Zillow Q2 Homeowner Confidence Sur...
August 31, 2009 Elad Bushari

Survey: Women Make Real Estate Decisions Faster than Men

When it comes to making home-buying decisions, men and women often have different priorities. A Coldwell Banker survey finds that most women are able ...
August 31, 2009 Elad Bushari

Home Price Reductions Hit Large Cities, Luxury Homes

One-fourth of the U.S. homes on the market as of Aug. 1 have had at least one price cut, according to a new Trulia survey. Home prices have been reduc...
August 31, 2009 Elad Bushari

Housing Starts Drop, Builder Confidence Rises Again

Housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 581,000 units in July, which is 1.0 percent below the June estimate of 587,000 and 37.7 pe...
August 28, 2009 Mara Bushari

Spectacular Home Now Available in East Cambridge

Bushari Group Real Estate is proud to introduce this spectacular home now available for purchase. The 1,590 square foot home features soaring 18' ceil...
August 28, 2009 Mara Bushari

First-Time Buyer Tax Credit Extention Possible

Bills to extend the maximum $8,000 tax credit for first-time home buyers are pending in both the U.S. House and the Senate. The current credit is due ...
August 27, 2009 Mara Bushari

Mortgage Trends with Brian Cavanaugh

Are mortgage rates going up? Are mortgage rates going down? I am a regular participant in the Bankrate.com Mortgage Rate Trend survey and this week's ...
August 18, 2009 Mara Bushari

Luxurious Back Bay Rental 3beds/4baths

We are proud to introduce this stunning Luxury Back Bay Apartment, three bedroom, four bathroom home one of the most sought-after blocks on Commonweal...
August 18, 2009 Mara Bushari

FHA Project Eligibility Requirements for Bank of America

If you are one of the many Boston Real Estate home buyers trying to get a loan these days, it may feel like you are in a maze of paperwork, searching ...
August 17, 2009 Elad Bushari

Boston among top 10 in personal income

Seventy-two U.S. markets currently have more than $25 billion in total personal income (TPI), with Boston ranking ninth on that list.
August 13, 2009 Elad Bushari

2Q Survey Shows Rising Sales, Slowing Price Declines

Sales of existing homes rose 3.8 percent to 4.76 million units during the second quarter of 2009, up from 4.58 million units in the first quarter, but...
August 13, 2009 Elad Bushari

More Americans Move to Improve

A growing number of Americans are changing residences in an effort to move into a bigger home or a better neighborhood, according to a recent study by...
August 13, 2009 Elad Bushari

Remodeling Activity on the Upswing

Residential remodeling activity rose during the second quarter of 2009, according to NAHB’s Remodeling Market Index, which measures remodeled percepti...
August 13, 2009 Elad Bushari

U.S., Regional Home Prices Climb

Home prices rose 5 percent in July over the previous quarter, the first U.S. home price gains in more than three years, but they were 14.7 percent bel...
August 13, 2009 Elad Bushari

Pending Sales Rise for Fifth Straight Month

The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed in June, rose 3.6 percent over the previous month and is 6.7 perce...
August 13, 2009 Elad Bushari

Boston Residential Group To Manage Luxury Kendall Sq. Apts.

Boston Residential Group, which owns and manages more than 1,200 luxury apartments and condominiums in Greater Boston, has been tapped by Twining Prop...
July 21, 2009 Elad Bushari

Back Bay Mansion Is Offered For Purchase At $20M

One of a kind, first block Comm Ave, mansion is offered for purchase at a whopping $20,000,000. This amazing home is located at 15 Commonwealth Avenue...
July 17, 2009 Elad Bushari

Freddie Mac Calls for Appropriate Comparables (Finaly)

A July 10 lender bulletin from Freddie Mac says appraisers "must be familiar with the local market," select "appropriate comparable sales," and certif...
July 17, 2009 Elad Bushari

The Impact of Interest Rates On The Value Of A Home

Some home buyers are sitting on the sidelines waiting for housing prices to hit bottom. It makes sense to buy a house at the lowest price possible but...
July 14, 2009 Elad Bushari

Boston-area home prices rose 3.7% in May

Boston-area home prices rose 3.7 percent in May, offering a rare piece of positive news in a housing market that has tumbled some 10.8 percent since i...
July 13, 2009 Elad Bushari

New York City Housewife is Selling Her Home

"REAL Housewife" Jill Zarin just put her famously over-decorated apartment on the market for a hefty $3.2 million, reports The Post's Jennifer Gould K...
July 12, 2009 Mara Bushari

1330 Roof Deck and Pool is now Open

The 1330 Boylston is a new Luxury building located across from Fenway Park.  It will be joining its neighbor across the street, The Trilogy, as one of...
July 12, 2009 Elad Bushari

Longer Marketing Time For The Luxury Market

America’s high-end neighborhoods could feel the pain as homes linger on the market and prices slide.
July 12, 2009 Elad Bushari

Another Rash of Foreclosures Coming Soon

Some economic observers are predicting another wave of foreclosures later this summer or in the fall. That’s because lenders that have held off on for...
July 12, 2009 Elad Bushari

Top 10 Cities With Most Price Reductions

Real estate research site Trulia.com says 24.6 percent of current homes on the market in the United States as of July 1, have had at least one price c...
July 8, 2009 Elad Bushari

New Orleans Is Fastest Growing City in U.S.

The population of New Orleans grew 8.2 percent in 2008, faster than any other large city in the U.S., according to the latest population estimates rel...
July 7, 2009 Elad Bushari

Boston Fed: lenders fear re-defaults

Researchers at the Boston Fed recently concluded that a pair of reasons lie behind a reluctance on the part of mortgage lenders to renegotiate trouble...
July 7, 2009 Elad Bushari

Construction company files for bankruptcy

A Boston construction company has filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 7, which can result in liquidation of assets to pay creditors.
July 1, 2009 Elad Bushari

Pending Home Sales Continue Positive Trend

The Pending Home Sales Index — a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed — rose 0.1 percent in May from April, and it was 6.7 percent high...
July 1, 2009 Elad Bushari

Pace of Home Price Decline Slows

The pace of decline in U.S. home prices was not as severe in April as it was in March, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, whic...
June 30, 2009 Elad Bushari

Mass Mortgage Rates Still Highest In Nation

Even though the average 30-year mortgage rate in Massachusetts fell to 5.57 percent last week from 5.68 percent the week prior, rates in the Bay State...
June 29, 2009 Elad Bushari

Falling Home Prices Hit Wealthy Neighborhoods

Up until recently, home prices in many wealthier neighborhoods continued to hold their own while prices in other locations around the country slumped....
June 29, 2009 Elad Bushari

New-home Sales Remain Flat in May

New-home sales remained essentially flat in May at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 342,000, which is just 0.6 percent below a revised April rate ...
June 29, 2009 Elad Bushari

Report: Where Will Housing Be in 2012?

According to a special housing report in Business Week, home prices will continue to fall this year, and then they will stabilize before rebounding in...
June 29, 2009 Mara Bushari

1850 Auction sells all 35 units

The auction was lots of fun to watch and i wasn't surprised to see all 35 units sell. I suspected to see the units sell for about 75% of asking and i ...
June 26, 2009 Elad Bushari

Boston made it to Forbes Magazine's top 10 cites

Where are the best cities to live in the United States if you want to work hard and get ahead?
June 26, 2009 Elad Bushari

Breaking News: Home Buyer Tax Credit Could Expand

A first-time home buyer tax credit of up to $8,000 has helped to move housing inventory during an otherwise sluggish real estate cycle. Now both legis...
June 26, 2009 Mara Bushari

FHA and the Sub-Prime Monster

Many people agree that the problems we are seeing in the real estate market today were mostly caused by overly aggressive sub-prime lending. The banks...
June 22, 2009 Elad Bushari

South Boston Condos at Washington Village Andrew Square

Prior to South Boston’s annexation to Boston, Andrew Square was known as “little Neck” due to its thin, natural passageway, which was once the only ga...
June 19, 2009 Elad Bushari

NAR: FHA Market Share Must Be Supported

The National Association of REALTORS® urged Congress to invest resources that will ensure FHA’s continued role in stabilizing housing. A large portion...
June 19, 2009 Elad Bushari

Report Examines U.S. House Price Declines

A new report by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), which oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, examines previous house price declines in the Un...
June 19, 2009 Elad Bushari

Foreign Investors Optimistic about U.S. Housing Recovery

Foreign real estate investors say they expect to see a recovery of the U.S. housing market by the end of the second quarter of 2010, according to a ne...
June 19, 2009 Elad Bushari

Housing Starts Rise, Builders Remain Cautious

Housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 532,000 in May, up 17.2 percent from the April estimate of 454,000, but 45.2 percent below...
June 16, 2009 Elad Bushari

Report: Home Prices May Be Stabilizing

House prices may be showing signs of stabilizing, according to a new report by Radar Logic, a real estate research firm. The company’s RPX Index, meas...
June 16, 2009 Elad Bushari

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Decreases in May

Foreclosure filings — default notices, auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 321,480 U.S. properties in May, a decrease of 6 percent from...
June 15, 2009 Mara Bushari

Congress Weighs Buyer Tax Credit Expansion

Legislation introduced in Congress on Wednesday would expand the tax credit now limited to first-time homebuyers (which the government classifies as a...
June 12, 2009 Mara Bushari

$300k for a Back Bay parking spot

It was reported today that a parking space off 48 Comm Ave in the Back Bay sold for a new record $300.000..  The spot was listed for $250k with Debra ...
June 8, 2009 Mara Bushari

Pending Home Sales Up Nearly 7 Percent Nationwide

Pending home sales in April showed a 6.7 percent jump from March numbers, and a 3.2 percent increase from April 2008 transactions according to The Pen...
June 7, 2009 Elad Bushari

The 1850 Lofts Are Going To Auction

An auction of 35 lofts at The 1850, a new loft development, in the South End at 90 Wareham Street will be held at 1:00pm Sunday, June 28th, at the Wes...
June 1, 2009 Mara Bushari

Elad Bushari, Local Real Estate Broker, Recognized in REALTOR Magazine's "30 Under 30"

Elad Bushari, the broker and owner of Bushari Group Real Estate in Boston, MA, has been recognized by REALTOR® Magazine, (www.realtor.org/realtormag),...
May 30, 2009 Elad Bushari

Unemployment Hurting Prime Borrowers

Borrowers with good credit scores are taking center stage as the most likely to default on mortgage loans as they lose jobs and take pay cuts.
May 27, 2009 Elad Bushari

Zero Marlborough Adjusts Prices

The new renovation of landmark building overlooking the historic Public Garden, Zero Marlborough is now offered for purchase at new prices. The 24 hou...
May 27, 2009 Elad Bushari

Bostonians are Ranked 4th Among Healthiest of Americans

Bostonians are among the healthiest of Americans — at least not according to the American College of Sports Medicine’s American Fitness Index.
May 26, 2009 Elad Bushari

MA Home and Condo Sales Continue Slide in April

Single-family home sales fell to their lowest level for the month of April since 1990. Statewide home sales retreated 14.5 percent to 2,731 from 3,196...
May 23, 2009 Mara Bushari

Volvo Ocean Race leaves Boston Fan Pier

It is hard to believe that the Volvo ocean race at the Fan Pier ended a week ago.  The boats have left and are on the 7th leg of the world tour headin...
May 18, 2009 Elad Bushari

First Time Home Buyers' Tax Credit Can Be Used As Down Payment

Shaun Donovan, secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, on Tuesday said that the Federal Housing Administration is going to ...
May 15, 2009 Elad Bushari

Distressed Sales Drive Down Home Prices

Distressed sales, including short sales and foreclosures, accounted for nearly half of all transactions during the first quarter of 2009 and weighed d...
May 12, 2009 Elad Bushari

MIT real estate index continues slide

Prices for commercial real estate sold by institutions such as pension funds fell by close to 6 percent in the first quarter of 2009, according to the...
May 10, 2009 Elad Bushari

Lenders Chase Short Sale Sellers

An increasing number of lenders are going after borrowers who sell their homes for less than they owe – known as a short sale – in order to recover mo...
May 8, 2009 Mara Bushari

Fan Pier hosts the Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo race has been called the "Everest of Sailing" races. One of the most grulling and dangerous boat races in the world, and now it is here in S...
May 5, 2009 Elad Bushari

NAR Forecasts Rising Sales, Falling Prices

Sales of existing homes are expected to reach 4.97 million in 2009, an increase of 1.1 percent from the 4.91 million sold in 2008, before rising 6.3 p...
May 5, 2009 Elad Bushari

Housing Trends of Baby Boomers

Most baby boomers prefer to stay in their own homes as they age, but an increasing number — more than 1.2 million households — plan to move to active ...
May 4, 2009 Mara Bushari

MA Multi-Family Sales Boom Despite Recession

There are always trends within markets. Even in this recession, we are seeing a significant upward swing in multi-family home sales, which can produce...
May 4, 2009 Mara Bushari

$8,000 Home Buyers' Tax Credit at a Glance

We have been getting a lot of questions from you Boston real estate buyers about the $8,000 Home Buyers' Tax Credit lately, and with all the changes t...
May 1, 2009 Mara Bushari

Homeownership at Lowest Level Since 2000

According to the Census Bureau, the rate of U.S. homeownership slipped in the first quarter of 2009 to the lowest level since the start of the decade....
May 1, 2009 Mara Bushari

Bushari Group Attends "Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate" Conference Las Vegas

Elad Bushari, the broker and owner of Bushari Group Real Estate in Boston's Back Bay, and Mara Tamaroff, marketing and client relations specialist for...
April 29, 2009 Elad Bushari

Home Price Decline Slows: Case/Shiller

Declines in U.S. home prices were not as severe in February as in the preceding months, with 16 of the 20 metro areas tracked by the Boston based S&P/...
April 28, 2009 Elad Bushari

March Existing-Home Sales Fall

Existing-home sales fell 3.0 percent to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.57 million units from a downwardly revised level of 4.71 million in February, ...
April 28, 2009 Elad Bushari

Fannie, Freddie Boost Loan Modifications

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac modified nearly 24,000 loans during the fourth quarter of 2008, up 76 percent from the third quarter, according to the Fede...
April 17, 2009 Elad Bushari

Fed Report: Real Estate Stabilizing in Key Cities

While real estate and other industries remained weak in all 12 of the Federal Reserve districts, there is reason for optimism in several areas, accord...
April 17, 2009 Elad Bushari

Federal Housing Rescue Plan Launches

The Obama Administration’s program to rescue distressed home owners got off the ground this week. The program was announced on Feb. 18, but it took se...
April 17, 2009 Mara Bushari

Bad News for the FHA

The Wall Street Journal recently found that slightly more than 10 percent of borrowers who took out FHA loans in the 1st quarter of 2008 were at least...
April 17, 2009 Mara Bushari

Federal Reserve Continues to Buy Fannie and Freddie Debt

This week the Fed continued it's buying binge, purchasing $5.15 billion of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Federal Home Loan Bank's debt this Monday. This...
April 16, 2009 Mara Bushari

1st Quarter US Forclosure rate is up 24%

Nationwide, nearly 805,000 homes received at least one foreclosure-related notice from January through March, up from about 650,000 in the same time p...
April 12, 2009 Elad Bushari

Best Walking Cities in America

San Francisco was named the best walking city in America by Prevention magazine in conjunction with the American Podiatric Medical Association and Spe...
April 12, 2009 Elad Bushari

Home Affordability Rises: NAHB

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) estimates that 55 million families, or half of all U.S. households, can afford today’s $200,000 media...
April 10, 2009 Elad Bushari

Obama Urges Americans to Refinance

President Obama urged Americans to take advance of the administration’s new program, which allows homeowners whose loans are underwater to refinance.
April 10, 2009 Elad Bushari

Top Economists Say Recovery Has Begun

Economic recovery is about making people feel more confident, says Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody’s Economy.com.
April 10, 2009 Elad Bushari

Housing Recovery? Not This Year, Experts Say

One in every nine homes in the United States is sitting vacant, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Economists predict that getting rid of this glut ...
April 5, 2009 Elad Bushari

Making an Offer On a Short Sale? This is What You Need To Know

If a home or a condo is being sold for below what the seller owes on the property, and the seller doesn't have other funds to make up the difference a...
March 30, 2009 Mara Bushari

Boston Rents Drop as Inventory Spikes

As inventory in Boston and across the country expands, rents are dropping quickly in major metro areas. Sellers who don't need to sell or can't get th...
March 27, 2009 Elad Bushari

When your mortgage application is rejected

Don't be surprised if your "friendly" lender, the one who invites you to sit down and apply for a mortgage, ushers you politely out the door empty-han...
March 26, 2009 Elad Bushari

New-Home Sales Climb, But Remain Far Below 2008 Level

Sales of new single-family homes were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 337,000 in February, up 4.7 percent from the January estimate of 322,000...
March 24, 2009 Elad Bushari

U.S. Expands Plan to Buy Banks Troubled Assets

The White House unveiled the details of a plan to buy up to $2 trillion in bad home loans and mortgage-backed securities from banks. The U.S. governme...
March 24, 2009 Elad Bushari

America's 10 Wealthiest Towns

The very wealthy seem to be mostly immune from recent economic downturns. BusinessWeek ranked America’s wealthiest towns based on the 2008 net income ...
March 24, 2009 Mara Bushari

Nation's Top 10 Places to Find Jobs

With the economy in the tubes and job losses on the rise, Bostonians may be happy to know that our city made the Ajilon Professional Staffing list of ...
March 23, 2009 Elad Bushari

Mortgage Industry Update

The Commerce Department reported that housing starts unexpectedly jumped 22.2% in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 583,000 units. This...
March 20, 2009 Elad Bushari

New Smoke Detector Regulation Passed

Boston: Effective January 10, 2010 only photoelectric smoke detectors will be allowed within 20 feet of a kitchen or a bathroom containing a bathtub o...
March 20, 2009 Elad Bushari

New Guidelines for Condo Mortgages

Fannie Mae has added new guidelines that might make it more difficult for condo developers to sell their units, The Wall Street Journal reports. As of...
March 18, 2009 Elad Bushari

Suburbanites Satisfied with Their Communities

People who live in suburbs are significantly more satisfied with their communities than residents of cities, small towns and rural areas, according to...
March 16, 2009 Elad Bushari

A Talent Drain From Banks

Today I was with one of the key executives of a national bank discussing his experience with the "bailout" process. He was generally disgusted that th...
March 11, 2009 Elad Bushari

Jobs Key to Housing Recovery: Trulia

Despite the recession, more than three-fourths (76 percent) of Americans consider homeownership part of achieving the American Dream, according to the...
March 11, 2009 Mara Bushari

Mortgage Fees On the Rise

According to Kiplinger's Magazine, mortgages purchased from banks and brokers by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be getting a bit more expensive...aga...
March 11, 2009 Mara Bushari

City Realty Group, Inc. Slapped with Discrimination Complaint

Attorney General Martha Coakley's Office has filed a housing discrimination complaint against City Realty Group, Inc. ("City Realty"), a Brighton-base...
March 7, 2009 Elad Bushari

Treasury Details ‘Making Home Affordable’ Plan

The U.S. Treasury Department today announced new guidelines that will enable loan servicers to begin modifying eligible mortgages under the Homeowner ...
March 7, 2009 Elad Bushari

Mortgage Delinquencies Rise, More Homeowners Under Water

The mortgage loan delinquency rate — the percentage of borrowers who are 60 days or more past due on making a payment — hit a national average high of...
March 4, 2009 Elad Bushari

Boston ranks 11th on EPA list of energy-efficient buildings

Boston ranks 11th among U.S. cities with the most buildings rated as "highly energy efficient" by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under its E...
March 3, 2009 Elad Bushari

January New-Home Sales Hit Record Low

Sales of new single-family homes in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 309,000, 10.2 percent below the December rate of 344,000 and ...
February 27, 2009 Elad Bushari

South End: Best Deal In Town!

Don't miss on this amazing DEAL in the South End!
February 27, 2009 Elad Bushari

January Existing-Home Sales, Prices Fall

Existing-home sales fell 5.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.49 million units in January, down from 4.74 million units in December a...
February 27, 2009 Elad Bushari

Q4 U.S. Home Prices Fall

Two national home price indices released today reveal record declines during the fourth quarter of 2008.
February 23, 2009 Elad Bushari

Housing Affordability Surges

Housing affordability climbed to its highest level in five years at the end of 2008, with Indianapolis, Ind., maintaining its status as the most affor...
February 20, 2009 Elad Bushari

Boston approves housing project in South Boston

The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved a 15-unit residential project located at 333-339 West Broadway in South Boston.
February 19, 2009 Elad Bushari

Obama Unveils Sweeping Mortgage Relief Plan

President Obama today announced details of the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan, which could help up to 9 million families restructure their...
February 19, 2009 Elad Bushari

Homebuyer Tax Credit Resources

The $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which President Obama signed into law yesterday, is...
February 18, 2009 Mara Bushari

Obama Foreclosure Plan

Some of the biggest players in the mortgage industry will halt home foreclosures while the Obama administration hammers-out a plan to help struggling ...
February 15, 2009 Mara Bushari

Stop Paying Condo Fees

There is a little know fact about South Boston real estate; you can find relatively inexpensive single-family homes minutes from downtown.  That means...
February 13, 2009 Elad Bushari

Quarterly Home Sales, Prices Fall

Total existing-home sales fell 6.4 percent to 4.70 million units in the fourth quarter of 2008 from 5.02 million units in the third quarter, and they ...
February 13, 2009 Elad Bushari

Foreclosure Activity Slows in January

Foreclosure filings, including default notices, auction sale notices and bank repossessions, declined 10 percent in January from December, but is stil...
February 12, 2009 Elad Bushari

Congress Trims Proposed $15K Homebuyer Tax Credit

The economic stimulus deal reached by House and Senate leaders reportedly slashed the Senate’s proposed $15,000 homebuyer tax credit. The Associated P...
February 12, 2009 Elad Bushari

Homeowners Optimistic about Future Home Values

Homeowners’ perceptions of the state of the housing market may finally be moving in line with reality. According to Zillow’s Q4 Homeowner Confidence S...
February 12, 2009 Elad Bushari

Congress Mulls Homebuyer Tax Credit

There are some big differences in the homebuyer tax credit included in the distinct versions of the economic stimulus package passed by the House and ...
February 11, 2009 Elad Bushari

5 Acers are to be released in the Seaport by the USPS

The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is unloading 5 acres of vacant land on A Street in South Boston.The 5-acre plot, part of the Postal Service's ex...
February 10, 2009 Mara Bushari

Hancock Tower Faces Foreclosure

Even the most famous building in Boston real estate is not immune from the foreclosure crisis. The John Hancock Tower, one of the Back Bay's most nota...
February 8, 2009 Elad Bushari

U.S. Housing Market Bottom May Be in Sight

While the current economic outlook remains gloomy and the housing market is still weak in many parts of the country, a new report by Moody’s Economy.c...
February 8, 2009 Elad Bushari

Remodeling Market Down But Not Out

While the home remodeling industry has experienced a slowdown and has yet to reach bottom, new research by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housi...
February 8, 2009 Elad Bushari

New-Home Sales Dive in 2008

Sales of new single-family homes were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 331,000 in December, 14.7 percent below the November rate of 388,000 and 44.8 p...
January 30, 2009 Mara Bushari

Best new loft rental in the best part of the city

Finding 2,000 sq. ft. in the city is hard enough, but to pay less than $4k a month is incredible.  Boston’s Leather District has some of the best real...
January 29, 2009 Mara Bushari

As Jobless Claims Soar, Impact on Housing Inevitable

According to a government statement on Thursday, the number of people receiving unemployment benefits has reached an all-time record. The Labor Depart...
January 27, 2009 Mara Bushari

Regatta Riverview Short-Sale Now Available

This stunningly renovated 2 bedroom, 2 bath corner unit on the 16th floor of the Regatta Riverview Residences features hardwood floors, granite counte...
January 27, 2009 Mara Bushari

Shrinking Inventory Means Less Transactions

According to data recently released by LINK, the Listing Information Network Inc., inventory in the downtown Boston condo market dropped 16 percent, f...
January 23, 2009 Elad Bushari

Las Vegas Leads Cities for Top Housing Deals

Property values are down, but in some cities sales are up because motivated sellers are slashing prices and buyers are getting deals. “There's a prett...
January 23, 2009 Elad Bushari

New Refinance Boomlet May Lift Economy a Bit

Record low mortgage rates are providing a small measure of stimulus to the troubled U.S. economy as borrowers scramble to refinance their home loans--...
January 22, 2009 Elad Bushari

White House Facts

As the inauguration of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, took place yesterday, here are a few fun facts about the White House, co...
January 22, 2009 Elad Bushari

Americans Favor Smarter Transportation Spending

Most Americans would like the expected economic stimulus plan to include spending on transportation and infrastructure, according to a new survey by t...
January 22, 2009 Elad Bushari

Moving Trends In 2008

The number one destination for people looking to move state-to-state in 2008 was once again Las Vegas, according to a recent analysis by Relocation.co...
January 22, 2009 Elad Bushari

Examining the Year-End Foreclosure Data

Foreclosure filings were reported on 2.33 million properties in 2008, an 81 percent increase in total properties from 2007 and 225 percent higher than...
January 21, 2009 Elad Bushari

MA Foreclosures Soar 62 Percent In 2008

Foreclosure activity in Massachusetts surged 62.4 percent in 2008 compared to 2007, and was nearly four times the level seen in 2006, according to The...
January 13, 2009 Elad Bushari

Mortgage Broker jailed for fraud

Dorchester mortgage officer Nicole Lyder pled guilty in Suffolk Superior Court on Monday to multiple charges that she fraudulently secured subprime mo...
January 13, 2009 Mara Bushari

Brian Cavanaugh's Boston Mortgage Update

Friday’s bond market is in positive territory following some stock weakness and the news of a spike in the unemployment rate last month.  The benchmar...
January 11, 2009 Elad Bushari

CITI Drops Opposition to Cramdown; May Help Homeowners to Avoid Foreclosure

Citigroup and key Senate members reached an agreement on Thursday that will bring the Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act one step clo...
January 9, 2009 Mara Bushari

10 Tips for Generating Buyer Interest

Distraught Boston real estate sellers who need to generate more interest in a home that has been languishing on the market for months should consider ...
January 9, 2009 Mara Bushari

Mortgage Rates Continue to Drop

If you are a Boston homeowner considering refinancing, or a buyer interested in picking up a piece of Boston real estate, now may be the time to move ...
January 8, 2009 Elad Bushari

Pending Home Sales Drop in November

The Pending Home Sales Index fell to a record low of 82.3 in November, 4.0 percent below the revised October reading of 85.7, and 5.3 percent below th...
January 8, 2009 Elad Bushari

OFHEO: Home Prices Fall Again

U.S. home prices fell 1.1 percent from September to October and 7.5 percent compared to a year ago, according to the Office of Federal Housing Enterpr...
January 7, 2009 Elad Bushari

Twin-Tower Project Proposed For Harbor Garage

Don Chiofaro notified City Hall today that his company would like to build two towers, with a combined 1.5 million square feet of mixed-use space, on ...
January 6, 2009 Mara Bushari

550 Dorchester Ave #4 offers bang for your buck

This spacious penthouse 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath, new construction home offers luxurious upgrades only minutes from downtown Boston. Unit 4 at the Washingt...
December 30, 2008 Elad Bushari

October Boston-area home prices off 6 percent

Boston home prices fell 6 percent from October 2007 to October 2008, according to a widely watched analysis of housing price trends.
December 30, 2008 Elad Bushari

Professional Appraisers Respond To Appraisal Code

Now that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have taken steps to improve appraisal quality by establishing the revised Home Valuation Code of Conduct (Appraisa...
December 30, 2008 Elad Bushari

MA Foreclosure Deeds Climb 38 Percent From A Year Ago

The number of foreclosure deeds recorded in Massachusetts dipped in November compared to the prior month, but jumped 38 percent from the same month la...
December 29, 2008 Mara Bushari

Make this stunning Cambridge Loft your new home

99 Otis Street in East Cambridge is a loft-lover's dream come true. It offers 1,946 sq. ft. of light-filled luxury, 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 2 garage...
December 29, 2008 Mara Bushari

Advice for buying foreclosures

This month's issue of Fortune featured some good advice for those buyers looking to enter the wild world of foreclosures. We are seeing more foreclosu...
December 28, 2008 Mara Bushari

Home Sales Fall 18.4% in November

According to the latest market report from Warren Group, single-family home prices for the month of November fell 16.7 percent to a median of $275,000...
December 28, 2008 Mara Bushari

Boston's mid-range crunch

Boston is supposed to be a buyers' market, right? Well, buyers' vs. sellers' markets are very specific to precise location and price-range. We have be...
December 24, 2008 Elad Bushari

Existing-Home Sales, Prices Tumble Again

Existing-home sales fell 8.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.49 million units in November, down from 4.91 million in October and 10....
December 24, 2008 Elad Bushari

November New-Home Sales, Prices Fall

Sales of new single-family homes in November were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 407,000, 2.9 percent below the October rate of 419,000 and 35.3 per...
December 23, 2008 Elad Bushari

Drops In November Home Prices and Sales

The median price for homes sold in November in Massachusetts plummeted 16.7 percent to $275,000, the largest single monthly year-over-year price decli...
December 19, 2008 Elad Bushari

Why Americans Move – or Don’t

Although the majority of Americans have moved to a new community at least once in their lives, nearly four in 10 have never left the place they were b...
December 19, 2008 Elad Bushari

Predictions for Next Year’s Housing Market

As the year draws to a close, several online real estate information sources have released their predictions for the housing market in 2009.
December 19, 2008 Elad Bushari

U.S. Homes May Lose $2 Trillion in Value This Year

U.S. homeowners will likely lose more than $2 trillion in home value during 2008, according to a report released this week by Zillow.com.Home values h...
December 19, 2008 Elad Bushari

Russia Wharf Considering Reducing Residences

After unsuccessfully trying to sell the residential portion of the development known as Russia Wharf, executives at Boston Properties Inc. are now exa...
December 19, 2008 Elad Bushari

Foreclosure Activity Decreases in November

Foreclosure activity decreased 7 percent in November from the previous month, but was still 28 percent higher than November 2007, according to the lat...
December 12, 2008 Elad Bushari

'Extreme Makeover' Winners Face Foreclosure

One of the most-watched winners on ABC-TV’s "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" is about to undergo foreclosure.
December 12, 2008 Elad Bushari

Hawaii Seller Offers $100,000 Buyer Finder Fee

A Hawaii couple is offering a $100,000 bounty to whomever brings them a full-price buyer, but real estate practitioners aren’t eligible.
December 12, 2008 Elad Bushari

Are Some Owners Purposefully Falling Behind?

Housing experts are growing increasingly alarmed that programs to bail out troubled home owners might have the unintended consequence of encouraging p...
December 12, 2008 Elad Bushari

One Marina Park Drive Topped Off

Construction of One Marina Park Drive hit an important milestone Wednesday: the topping off.
December 11, 2008 Elad Bushari

Merrimack Inks 50,495-SF Deal at Kendall Square Park

Biopharmaceutical company Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc. renewed its lease of 31,747 square feet on the second floor and expanded into an additional 1...
December 11, 2008 Elad Bushari

One In Four Boomers Plan Move, New Survey Reports

One in four baby boom generation households (26%) expects to move from their current home in the future, with the majority looking for a single-level ...
December 11, 2008 Elad Bushari

Foreclosures.com Forecasts Housing Recovery in 2009

Foreclosures.com paints a rosy picture of the housing market for next year. In its 2009 Outlook, the real estate property information company says for...
December 11, 2008 Elad Bushari

October Pending Home Sales Slip

The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed in October, slipped 0.7 percent from the previous month and is 1.0...
December 11, 2008 Elad Bushari

Many Homeowners Still Delinquent After Loan Modifications

More than half of homeowners who had their mortgage loans modified in the first quarter of 2008 fell delinquent within six months, according to new da...
December 9, 2008 Elad Bushari

Boston putting up $40M for development

The city of Boston is creating a $40 million pool to fund bridge loans for developers whose projects have been stalled by the credit crunch — includin...
December 9, 2008 Mara Bushari

Whatever you do, don't get a foreclosure notice!

Selling real estate has two aspects, pricing and timing. If you need to sell quickly, you need to price you home very competatively. Unfortunately, fa...
December 9, 2008 Mara Bushari

New South Boston Luxury Development Offers Great Value

Washington Village is a new, six-unit luxury condo development in the heart of Andrews Square offering spacious 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath homes at a fantast...
December 5, 2008 Elad Bushari

242 Feet Tall Tower To Rise Before Prudential Center

Boston Properties got the go-ahead on Thursday to build a 422,000-square-foot office building in front of the Prudential Center on Boylston Street.
December 5, 2008 Elad Bushari

Boston's Redevelopment Authority approves $393 million in projects

In addition to approving a 17-story office tower in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, the Boston Redevelopment Authority approved four real estate devel...
December 5, 2008 Elad Bushari

Mortgage Fraud Rises on Fewer Loan Applications

While there were fewer loan applications in the second quarter of 2008 compared to a year ago, reported cases of mortgage fraud in the U.S. jumped by ...
December 5, 2008 Elad Bushari

Mortgage Delinquencies, Foreclosures Hit Record

A record one in 10 U.S. mortgage holders were either behind in their payments or in foreclosure at the end of the third quarter, according to data rel...
December 5, 2008 Elad Bushari

Bernanke Calls for Action on Foreclosures

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke recommends additional government action to help distressed homeowners avoid foreclosure and stay in their homes....
December 4, 2008 Elad Bushari

The Folio Offers a Great Short Sale Deal

This highly desirable, customized corner unit at Folio-Boston features 11 floor-to-ceiling windows, upscale finishes and luxury living. This large 2-b...
December 4, 2008 Elad Bushari

HOPE NOW Touts Foreclosure Prevention Efforts

HOPE NOW, a private-sector alliance of mortgage firms, counselors and investors that is working to help prevent foreclosures, reports that lenders hav...
December 4, 2008 Elad Bushari

Mortgage Delinquencies Rise in Q3

A growing percentage of American homeowners are behind on their mortgage payments, according to new data from TransUnion, the credit reporting agency ...
December 2, 2008 Mara Bushari

To play the foreclosure game you must be ready to pounce.

One thing I think Boston real estate buyers need to realize is that not every condo and loft on the market is a foreclosure. It should be pretty obvio...
December 1, 2008 Mara Bushari

3 Bedroom Cambridge Foreclosure Looking Like a Good Deal

Alright all you Boston Real Estate junkies. Here is a deal for you. If you are looking for lots of space in walking distance to Harvard Square on a sh...
December 1, 2008 Elad Bushari

It's official: U.S. in recession

The U.S. economy has been in a recession for all of 2008, the National Bureau of Economic Research said Monday.
December 1, 2008 Elad Bushari

U.S. October Construction Spending Fell 1.2 Percent

U.S. construction spending fell a steeper-than-expected 1.2 percent in October after the prior month was revised to unchanged, a Commerce Department r...
November 30, 2008 Elad Bushari

New-Home Sales, Prices Fall in October

New-home sales in October fell to a seasonally adjusted rate of 433,000, a 5.3 percent drop from the revised September rate of 457,000, according to f...
November 30, 2008 Elad Bushari

3Q Home Prices Continue to Slide: FHFA

U.S. home prices fell 1.8 percent in the third quarter of 2008 from the previous quarter, and 6.0 percent compared to a year ago, according to the Fed...
November 30, 2008 Elad Bushari

S&P Home Price Index Shows Record Declines

The S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index fell a record 16.6 percent during the third quarter of 2008 versus the same period a year ago, Sta...
November 25, 2008 Mara Bushari

Huge Rate Drop

The economic stimulus helped lower rates. Today we saw a significant drop with 30-year-fixed conforming loans being quoted at 5.5 percent or 5.25 perc...
November 25, 2008 Elad Bushari

MA Home Sales Up For Second Straight Month

Single-family home sales in Massachusetts jumped nearly 14 percent in October from a year ago, the second consecutive month that sales increased, acco...
November 24, 2008 Mara Bushari

Fantastic Boston Loft Just Listed

Would you like a really short commute? How about no commute! Bushari Group Real Estate has just listed this fabulous 1,564-square-foot loft in the hea...
November 24, 2008 Mara Bushari

Stunning 5 Bedroom Foreclosure in Newton Now Available

Before mid-September it seemed that the Boston luxury real estate market was almost immune from what the rest of the nation was feeling. Not so anymor...
November 21, 2008 Mara Bushari

Cute Loft Available in JP

A 739-square-foot luxury loft for only $319,900...what else could you ask for? Oh wait, how about garage parking and 200+ sq ft of outdoor space? Well...
November 21, 2008 Mara Bushari

SmartMoney Magazine lists cities in line for a rebound

In October 2005 the median sales price for a U.S. home was about 7.3 times per capita income. By this May it was just about back tot he historical nor...
November 21, 2008 Mara Bushari

Fannie Mae...Changing the Rules

If you are considering purchasing a piece of Boston Real Estate with a conforming loan, you may want to close before the spring. Come April 1, 2009, F...
November 20, 2008 Elad Bushari

Fannie, Freddie Suspend Foreclosure Sales

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced today that they will suspend foreclosure sales and evictions involving occupied single-family properties from Nov...
November 20, 2008 Elad Bushari

Green Building Starts Up Five-Fold

McGraw-Hill Construction released a report on Wednesday that found the value of green building construction starts was up five-fold from 2005 to 2008....
November 20, 2008 Elad Bushari

MA Foreclosure Deeds Jump, Petitions Drop In October

The number of foreclosure deeds recorded in Massachusetts spiked in October, but lenders filed fewer petitions to foreclose – the first step in the fo...
November 20, 2008 Elad Bushari

Housing Starts, Builder Confidence Hit Record Lows

According to a U.S. Commerce Department report released this morning, construction of new homes dropped in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rat...
November 19, 2008 Elad Bushari

Great Loft at 42 Chauncy St

42 Chauncy Street #2-3 AB is one of the most unique & dramatic Boston loft residences. Features a duplex layout with a wonderful open living space, sp...
November 19, 2008 Elad Bushari

Single Family Home sales prices in Boston down 10% in Q3

Boston-area single family home sales prices for the third quarter dipped year over year, according to figures released by the National Association of ...
November 19, 2008 Elad Bushari

The Clarendon Is Topped Off

A topping off ceremony was held Tuesday at The Clarendon where the final bucket of concrete was hoisted atop the 33-story tower.
November 18, 2008 Elad Bushari

Housing Affordability Rises to Highest Level in Four Years

Amidst all the negative economic news comes a silver lining. Housing affordability has risen to its highest level in four years, thanks to falling hom...
November 18, 2008 Mara Bushari

South End Loft is Luxuriously Modern

This sprawling 4,584-square-foot penthouse at Harrison Lofts offers everything a discerning buyer could want. Look out over stunning 360-degree views ...
November 18, 2008 Mara Bushari

MACDC Releases Mortgage Industry Report Card

Many Boston Real Estate owners are frustrated with their mortgage lenders. The Mortgage Lending Industry's response to the housing slowdown remains to...
November 16, 2008 Mara Bushari

Realtors introduce stimulus plan of their own

Boston real estate owners should strongly support the efforts of the directors of the National Association of Realtors, who met last week in Orlando, ...
November 16, 2008 Mara Bushari

Foreclosure Aid Taking Shape

Some Boston real estate owners in financial distress may be getting some relief. According to Banker & Tradesman, the federal government and one of th...
November 14, 2008 Elad Bushari

Q3 Home Values Decline: Zillow

Third-quarter home values declined 9.7 percent from a year ago, marking the seventh straight quarter that home values have fallen, according to the Q3...
November 14, 2008 Mara Bushari

South End Church to be Razed for Luxury Condos

The South End Landmark District Commission (SELDC) recently approved a plan to demolish the "Jesus Saves" church at 5-10 St. George Street and constru...
November 14, 2008 Elad Bushari

Boston Homes: Rollins Square Penthouse has A Roof Deck

From Boston Homes, by June Albritton: "Washington Street south of East Berkeley Street has become a magnet for luxury condominiums. Laconia Lofts and ...
November 13, 2008 Elad Bushari

Foreclosure Activity Increases

Foreclosure activity rose 5 percent in October from the previous month and was 25 percent higher than October 2007, according to the latest report fro...
November 13, 2008 Elad Bushari

Homeowners Getting Greener

As homeowners become more knowledgeable about environmentally friendly practices, they are more willing to invest in their homes to make them more ene...
November 13, 2008 Elad Bushari

Sales To First-Time Homebuyers Rise

First-time homebuyers are making up a larger share of the buying market due to low home prices, abundant supply and affordable interest rates, accordi...
November 12, 2008 Elad Bushari

Coldwell Banker Closes Two Local Offices

According to Banker and Tradesman, the Boston waterfront and Somerville offices of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage are set to close by the end o...
November 12, 2008 Mara Bushari

Luxury Rental at a Full Service Building

Unit 702 at the Regatta Riverview Residences offers spacious 2 bedroom 2 bathroom living in a luxurious full service building. Amenities include 24-ho...
November 12, 2008 Mara Bushari

Stunning 2Bd/2Bth rental at The Regatta Riverview Residences

Unit 724 at the Regatta Riverview Residences on the end of East Cambridge offer spacious luxury living steps to MGH, Beacon Hill and the Esplanade. Ov...
November 10, 2008 Elad Bushari

W Boston Sales Are Open To The Public

W Boston Residences takes Boston Luxury living to a whole new level. Currently under construction with a scheduled opening of Fall 2009, W Boston Resi...
November 10, 2008 Elad Bushari

Green Remodeling: Safety before Savings

While the remodeling of existing older buildings to make them more energy efficient is certainly a necessity, it doesn’t come without its hazards. Rem...
November 10, 2008 Mara Bushari

New Beacon Hill Single Family Offers Opulent Elegance

Do you want to own the most expensive home on the block? How about in Boston? Well, you know have the chance. Offering 11 bedrooms and 18,000 square f...
November 10, 2008 Elad Bushari

Pending Home Sales Falter in September

NAR’s Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed, fell 4.6 percent in September after posting a gain in Au...
November 10, 2008 Mara Bushari

HarborView offers luxury rentals

Taking Boston waterfront living to a whole new level, the HarborView at the Charlestown Navy Yard offers dazzling city views and luxurious interiors. ...
November 7, 2008 Elad Bushari

New England Real Estate Companies Violated Federal Lead Law

Coldwell Banker offices in Lincoln and Somerville are among a handful of the brokerage’s New England offices accused of more than 100 violations of le...
November 7, 2008 Elad Bushari

Conforming Loan Limit For U.S. To Remain $417,000 In 2009; Different Limits In Some Areas

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced the conforming loan limit will remain $417,000 for 2009 for most areas in the U.S. but speci...
November 5, 2008 Elad Bushari

Blogs Influence Consumer Purchase Decisions

Those of you who read blogs regularly might be interested to learn that blogs, such as the Boston Real Estate Blog, have become influential sources of...
November 4, 2008 Mara Bushari

Mortgage Market Update by Brian M. Cavanaugh

Fixed Rates End Higher Following a “Scary” Trading Week
October 31, 2008 Mara Bushari

Mortgage Insider: Brian M. Cavanaugh

Please see below for Brian M. Cavanaugh's insight into the mortgage market. Brian is a Senior Loan Officer at JPMorganChase in downtown Boston and is ...