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Who are the Boston Back Bay Condo Sellers? Males or Females?

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Who are the Back Bay condo sellers this summer? Here are my findings:

Number of Back Bay condos sold in the month of August 2014.

Back Bay condo sales priced $500k or under – 6.

Females – 3 Back Bay sellers.
Males – 2 Back Bay sellers.
Couples: 0 Back Bay sellers.
Corp./Trusts – 1 Back Bay Seller



Back Bay condos sold priced $500,000 – $750,000 – 8

Females – 5 Back Bay sellers.
Males – 2 Back Bay sellers.
Couple: 0 Back Bay Sellers.
Corp./Trusts – 1 Back Bay Seller.



Back Bay condos sold priced $750,000 – $1,000,000 – 5

Females – 0 Back Bay sellers.
Males – 3 Back Bay sellers.
Couple – 0 Back Bay Sellers.
Corp./Trusts – 1 Back Bay Seller.
*1 unknown
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Immigration and its impact on the Boston real estate market

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One of the more controversial issues on the news today is that of immigration. Whether you’re for or against the current policies, there’s one thing we all can agree on: it will have an impact on the local Boston real estate market.

The most recent research that I can find on how immigration is impacting the Boston real estate market is from AS/COA and Partnership for a New American Economy, which provides an interactive map showing “the net change in a county’s immigrant population from 2000 to 2010 and the corresponding effect on median home values.”

The study was conducted from 2000 – 2010. The findings are as follows:

*In Suffolk County 27.7% of residents are foreign born.
*The net change in immigrant population from 2000-2010 in Suffolk County  +18,804
*Immigration in Suffolk County increased median home price by $2,172.

Click an interactive map  and learn more about the study and its impact on the Boston real estate market.

Picture: mklegaladvice.com

Boston real estate comeback

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The chart above shows how cities real estate market prices are doing compared to its bubble high. As noted, Las Vegas is still 42% below its market high followed by Phoenix and Miami. The good news for Boston homeowners we’re only 3% below our bumble high.    Click on the Boston real estate chart to enlarge.

Source: S&P via Bespoken

 

Boston Condos for Sale: Updated 9/1/14

New Boston Real Estate Listings – Updated September 01, 2014

MLS # Status Address Area Description List Price
71734996 NEW 1 Charles St. South Boston 4 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,850,000
71735343 NEW 50 Fleet Street Boston 8 room, 3 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,499,000
71735348 NEW 28 Atlantic Ave Boston 4 room, 1 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,269,000
71735436 NEW 440 Commercial St Boston 4 room, 2 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $849,000
71697733 NEW 56 Mystic Street Boston 8 room, 4 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $799,000
71735229 NEW 91 13Th St Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $318,414

Back Bay Condo Market: Days on Market

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Boston condos

Start Date: 7/30/2014
End Date: 8/30/2014
Towns: Boston-Back Bay

Active Listings for Back Bay condos per price rang and days on market.

Back Bay Prices / / Days

$150,000 – $199,999 93
$200,000 – $249,999 n/a
$250,000 – $299,999 n/A
$300,000 – $349,999 29
$350,000 – $399,999 77
$400,000 – $449,999 n/a
$450,000 – $499,999 30
$500,000 – $599,999 73
$600,000 – $699,999 138
$700,000 – $799,999 52
$800,000 – $899,999 47
$900,000 – $999,999 30
$1,000,000 – $1,499,999 23
$1,500,000 – $1,999,999 44
$2,000,000 – $2,499,999 222
$2,500,000 – $2,999,999 202
$3,000,000 – $3,999,999 130
$4,000,000 – $4,999,999 213
$5,000,000 – $9,999,999 277
$10,000,000 – $99,999,999 231

Real Estate: 14,409 homes sold yesterday. Did yours?

There are some Boston condo sellers that have been waiting all summer to get a price they hoped for when they originally listed their Boston condo/home for sale. I hate to bring this up, but if it hasn’t sold over the summer, maybe it’s not priced properly.

After all, 14,109 houses sold yesterday. That’s 14,109!

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New Boston Condos: August 30, 2014

New Boston Real Estate Listings – Updated August 30, 2014

71734996 NEW 1 Charles St. South Boston 4 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,850,000
71735343 NEW 50 Fleet Street Boston 8 room, 3 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,499,000
71735348 NEW 28 Atlantic Ave Boston 4 room, 1 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,269,000
71735436 NEW 440 Commercial St Boston 4 room, 2 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $849,000
71697733 NEW 56 Mystic Street Boston 8 room, 4 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $799,000
71734146 NEW 228 Beacon Street Boston 4 room, 1 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $599,900
71734116 NEW 238 W Newton St Boston 3 room, 2 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $559,000
71735229 NEW 91 13Th St Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $318,414

Boston Condos and New Homes for Sale August 29, 2014

New Boston Real Estate Listings – Updated August 29, 2014

MLS # Status Address Area Description List Price
71733855 NEW 2 Avery St Boston 8 room, 3 bed, 3 bath 2/3 Family $6,850,000
71734996 NEW 1 Charles St. South Boston 4 room, 2 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $1,850,000
71697733 NEW 56 Mystic Street Boston 8 room, 4 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $799,000
71734146 NEW 228 Beacon Street Boston 4 room, 1 bed, 2 bath 2/3 Family $599,900
71734116 NEW 238 W Newton St Boston 3 room, 2 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $559,000
71733541 NEW 295 Beacon Street Boston 3 room, 0 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $495,000
71733676 NEW 454 Hanover Street Boston 3 room, 1 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $474,900
71735229 NEW 91 13Th St Boston 5 room, 2 bed, 1 bath 2/3 Family $318,414