Blog :: 02-2017

Spotlight: Arlington Homes of the Week!

If it’s going to feel like spring, why not have a spring-like real estate market to go with it? We have THREE NEW single-family home listings this weekend and it’s the perfect opportunity stroll around town with a light jacket, an optimistic outlook and a skip in your step! Come and check them out!

32 Academy Street, Arlington

32 Academy Street, Arlington

Open House:

Friday, February 24th, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us for lunch! Sponsored by Jay Bradley from Salem Five!

Saturday, February 25th, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Wow! What a home! This center-entrance Garrison Colonial is an Arlington favorite among home buyers. Great flow, clean lines, and a fantastic location! You’ll enjoy gleaming hardwood floors throughout, and beautifully renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances that will have you eager to entertain family and friends. Just off the kitchen is an open, airy family room with vaulted ceilings and an over-sized picture window to brighten your day. Sliders open to a beautiful mahogany deck & backyard. There is a dining room, fireplaced living room, a full first-floor bath, an additional room that can be used as a bedroom, playroom or study. Upstairs you’ll find an over-sized master bedroom with extra closets, newly updated full 2nd-floor bath, and two very generous sized bedrooms. Perfectly situated on a quiet neighborhood street, yet close proximity to the Minuteman Bicycle Path, Whole Foods, and Arlington Center shops & restaurants. This is the home you’ve been waiting to see! Click here for the full listing.

Listed: $ $799,000

What’s Nearby: Arlington Center and Arlington Heights shops and restaurants, Whole Foods, public transportation, Mass. Ave., Minuteman Bikeway. 

 

92 School Street, Arlington

Open House:

Friday, February 24th, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

Saturday, February 25th, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This classic colonial is picture perfect! Meticulously cared for throughout its entire history, you will want to move right in and make this your own. The first floor has a welcoming entryway, an over-sized living room with original gumwood beamed ceilings and a cozy fireplace. There is a lovely eat-in-kitchen, a bright and sunny dining room and a charming space that is perfect for a reading nook, office or play room. Upstairs are three spacious bedrooms, full bath and lots of closet space. The basement is equipped with tons of built-n storage, and the beautifully landscaped backyard has plenty of room for play structures or neighborhood barbecues. This lovely home also offers easy access to the shops and restaurants in Arlington Heights as well as to Robbins Farm Park, its playground and the stunning views of Boston. Enjoy close proximity to public transportation, Minuteman Bikeway and major routes. There are so many reasons to make this special house YOUR home. Click here for the full listing.

Listed: $689,000

What’s Nearby: Arlington Heights shops and restaurants, Robbins Farm Park, public transportation, Mass. Ave., Minuteman Bikeway.

 

24 Eastern Ave., Arlington

24 Eastern Ave., Arlington

Open House:

Friday, February 24th, 11:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us for dessert treats! Sponsored by Wells Fargo

Saturday, February 25th, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

One of the BEST locations in Arlington! Do you like spectacular views of Boston? Proximity to a highly acclaimed park with super sledding, beautiful sunrises and seasonal events? Do you want access to one of the highest rated schools in Arlington? Then this 3 bed, 2 full bath Colonial home in the Brackett School district is for you! With a few updates here and there, you can turn this into your own “Home Sweet Home”! Welcoming from the moment you step inside, the French doors open to a fire-placed living room with hardwood floors. The kitchen has an open concept-style flow to a dining/living area which has lovely views out the sliders to the deck and backyard. The large grassy yard has graceful mature trees and charming stone walls. Upstairs has 3 good-sized bedrooms and a full bath. With its proximity to Robbins Farm Park, Arlington shops & restaurants, public transportation, Route 2, and the Brackett School, this is an opportunity to put roots down in a great town! Click here for the full listing.

Listed: $659,000

What’s Nearby: Arlington Center shops and restaurants, public transportation, Route 2., Minuteman Bikeway, Robbins Farm Park, Brackett School.  

Spotlight: Arlington & Burlington Homes of the Week!

A beautiful weekend is on tap, and a well-deserved reprieve after the one-two (maybe three) punch of winter storms that have rolled through. Not to mention – school vacation week! House feeling a little small to handle the kids for the next 10 days? Come to these open houses this weekend or contact us so you’re in the loop when that perfect home comes on the market!

11 Azalea Drive, Burlington

New Listing: 11 Azalea Drive, Burlington MA

Open House:

Friday, February 17th,  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 18th, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Finding a home at Holly Glen is like hitting the home buying jackpot! This newly built single-family home, under condominium ownership, has it all –glistening floors, gleaming granite counter-tops, high ceilings, fireplace - all within minutes to the best shopping, restaurants and activities the area has to offer! With 2 beds and 2.5 baths, there is a well-thought-out open concept with a spacious loft and first-floor master suite. The elegant kitchen has GE stainless steel appliances and cozy island. The quality and craftsmanship is apparent through the moldings, details, and thoughtful layout. Never shovel a driveway or mow a lawn again – this is maintenance-free living at its best! Nestled on tree-lined street in a quiet newly developed community, yet minutes to a thriving area of commerce and activity - think 3rd Ave (w/Wegmans) and The District , and close to Boston, Cambridge, Lexington, the Burlington Mall, Middlesex Mall, shops, restaurants and highways, this home is THE ONE! Click here for the full listing.

Listed: $729,000

What’s Nearby: Burlington Mall, Middlesex Mall shops and restaurants, Lexington Center, Winchester Center, major routes, Rt. 95, Mass Pike, Rt. 2, Rt. 3. 

 

25 Crosby Street, Arlington

Open House:

Friday, February 3rd, 11:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 4th, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Are you looking for an opportunity to own a unique home within this hidden gem of a generational neighborhood? From the moment you enter through the mudroom with its tiled floor and built-ins it’s evident that this home is geared toward easy living. The open living, dining, and kitchen offer gleaming hardwood floors and lots of natural light. The kitchen has granite counters, stainless appliances, tiled back splash, and large center island with seating. Two bedrooms and a fully remodeled bath with tiled shower complete the first floor. The finished family room on the lower level offers plenty of space for friends and family. Featuring a ½ bath and sliders out to the patio and large backyard this is perfect for summer entertaining! Easy access to public transportation, shops and restaurants in Arlington Center, and close to major routes. Great closet space, central air, large lot, low maintenance, & irrigation are just a few reasons to visit this great home! (MLS # 72114785) Click here for the full listing.

Listed: $599,000

What’s Nearby: Arlington Center shops and restaurants, public transportation, Mass. Ave., Minuteman Bikeway.

Inventory, Investments and Interest Rates: Catch Steve's Talk on Real Estate Radio Boston

In case you missed it, Steve McKenna shared his thoughts about the Greater Boston real estate market with Real Estate Radio Boston, WBZ 1030. Hear what he had to say about long-term investments in the area, the recent lack of inventory, and what might be the driving factor to turn that around for buyers in the near future.

Take a look here for his thoughts...

​Interested in hearing more? Click here for the full video,

Spotlight: Arlington Home of the Week!

A little snow never stopped a New England home buyer! Don’t miss this perfectly situated condo at the sought-after Kentwood Condominiums on Mass. Ave. in Arlington. Enjoy city life in a suburban setting!

990 Massachusetts Ave., Unit A18, Arlington  

Just listed: 990 Mass. Ave. Arlington MA

Open House:

Friday, February 9th,  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 10th, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

It is easy living at the sought-after Kentwood Condominium in Arlington! Perfectly situated between Arlington Center and Arlington Heights, enjoy the accessibility to shops and restaurants, beautiful views from your private screened in balcony, public transportation to your favorite destinations, and never shovel a driveway again! This spacious 2-bed 2-bath condo features an open concept, ample closet space, and a master bedroom with en suite bath. There is central A/C, plenty of storage in the unit and additional storage space in the garage, and garage parking. With vision and updates this will become a great place to call home ! Building amenities include outdoor pool, exercise room, sauna, common room, and roof deck. A fantastic space in an ideal location near the Minuteman Bikeway, Whole Foods and Starbucks, you do not want to miss out on this opportunity to enjoy city life in a suburban setting! Click here for the full listing.

Listed: $ $339,000

What’s Nearby: Arlington Center and Arlington Heights shops and restaurants, public transportation, Mass. Ave., Minuteman Bikeway.  

SAVE THE DATE! The Arlington Home Show, Coming this Spring

Sunday, April 9th, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - The Arlington Home Show 

Mark your calendars! It’s never too early to start planning your next move – and now it’s never been easier!

Join us at the Arlington Home Show, Sunday, April 9th from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Arlington Town Hall. From Appraisals to Zoning Laws, we’ve got your real estate needs covered. Get advice and guidance from builders, lenders, lawyers, stagers, real estate professionals and more. Save the date and make The Arlington Home Show your one-stop-show for all of your real estate needs!

Go to www.TheArlingtonHomeShow.com for updated information and a full list of sponsors.

Interested in becoming a sponsor of The Arlington Home Show? Contact us at info@yourhomeforsale.com for details.

The Arlington Home Show

Spotlight: Medford, West Medford and Arlington Homes of the Week!

Big weekend people. Biiig weekend. You probably think I’m talking about the Patriots’ showdown with the Falcons in the Superbowl on Sunday, but actually we're talking about three more fantastic listings in Medford, West Medford and Arlington this week! Time to send in your special teams and score big with one of these homes.

GO PATS! Do your job (and we’ll be busy doing ours).

22 Chardon Road, West Medford 

Open House:

Friday, February 3rd, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 4th, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Top 10 reasons to visit this magnificent two-family: 1 - Well maintained and move-in condition. 2 - Large rooms and high ceilings. 3 - Second floor offers 2 levels. 4 -Expansion possibility. 5 - Great commuter location … West Medford station is down the street and it’s close to major routes. 6 - Minutes to shops and restaurants. 7 -Good rental opportunity. 8 - Two car garage. 9 - Can be delivered vacant or 1st fl tenants would like to stay. 10 - Boston Magazine and The Boston Globe say Medford is one of the best places to live! (MLS # 72114792) Click here for the full listing.

Listed: $749,000

What’s Nearby: West Medford Square shops and restaurants, public transportation, Whole Foods, Starbucks, commuter rail. 

 

58 Kensington Park, Arlington 

58 Kensington Street, Arlington

Open House:

Friday, February 3rd, 11:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 4th, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

A true diamond in the rough! This home is bursting with opportunity. The prime Jason Heights location adds to the appeal. Owned by the same owners for more than 50 years this ranch style home maintains some original features and unique details. Open floor plan, knotty pine walls, large fireplace, and level lot. With 3 beds, 2 full baths, and over 1600 SF this home has endless possibilities. Private yard offers a wonderful opportunity for grilling, gardening, and enjoying the outdoors. Bring your design ideas and wonder through this wonderful home! (MLS # 72114785) Click here for the full listing.

Listed: $629,000

What’s Nearby: Arlington Center shops and restaurants, public transportation, Mass. Ave., Minuteman Bikeway.

 

104 Bowdoin Street, Tufts University, Medford

For Sale, 104 Bowdoin Street, Medford

Group Showings only – agents must accompany buyers

Buyers, investors, and contractors take note of this Diamond in the Rough! Spacious two-family located near Tufts University, almost abutting Alumni Fields, minutes to public transportation, and easy access to major routes. The first floor consists of two bedrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen and bath. The second floor is larger with three bedrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen and bath with possible expansion potential into the attic. Some replacement windows have been installed and the roof is approximately 6 years old. House requires work and is being sold as-is. Inspections are suggested prior to offers and can only be performed during group showing times. GROUP SHOWINGS ONLY - agents must accompany their buyers. Schedule is February 2nd Noon -2pm, February 3rd 2- 4pm, February 4th 1:30 -3:00. If buyers do not have an agent, please call listing agent to coordinate a showing. (MLS # 72114795) Click here for the full listing.

Listed: $479,000

What’s Nearby: Medford shops and restaurants, Tufts University, Teele Square, Davis Square, public transportation, Whole Foods, Starbucks, commuter rail.