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Jon DiPietro

With So Many Qualified Boston Buyers, Why Are So Many Renting?

Buy or Rent?

 

According to an August Zillow Report, 18.2% of renters in Boston can afford to buy a home in the city. That’s 2% higher than the national average. Affordability was determined by combining a sufficient credit score and an annual income that would cover the median price of a home, $394,400 in Boston. Nationally, only 14% of on-market [...]

Homeowner Tips: The Advantages of LED Bulbs

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So, you haven’t changed the lightbulbs in your home to LED, yet. Here’s the quick breakdown of why you should!

Advantages of Using LEDs:

- LEDs have range from a rated life of 25,000 up to 50,000 hours.

-They are approximately 50 times longer than a typical incandescent, 8-10 times longer than a typical CFL, and 20-25 times longer than a typical [...]

East Boston's Upcoming Seville Boston Harbor Condos Ready for Summer 2016

Seville Boston Harbor Kitchen

I had the pleasure of visiting The Seville Boston Harbor, a 66 units in a new construction building in East Boston, slated for occupancy in August 2016. 

Prices will range from $305,000 for a 468 Studio with private outdoor space (No Parking) to $705,000 for a 2 Bed + Den (there's a reservation on the most expensive unit already!) with [...]

319 A Street - Seaport District Boston's Newest Lofts Ready for 2016

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The Seaport District's newest loft-style condo building, 319 A Street is a former "turn-of-the-century" leather goods warehouse reborn as luxury Boston lofts.

Boston Residential Group - behind such buildings as 360 Newbury - has adapted this brick-and-beam gem into 4 top floors of residential condominiums and a ground floor of retail and [...]

New to Market in Boston: Value and True Loft Living at American Brewery Lofts

American Brewery Loft

With Boston Real Estate home prices still soaring and loft-style homes in Boston at the forefront of that wish list (the past month's average price per square foot sold for lofts in the South End was $796 and lofts in the Seaport trading at $631 per square foot), it's becoming harder for buyers to find a true brick-and-beam loft in any Boston zipcode under [...]

Two Bedroom Brick-And-Beam Loft in Boston's Dorchester at DNA LOFTS

DNA Lofts Rental Dorchester
 

DNA Lofts in Dorchester is a truly unique conversion of a former printing press into modern and creative live-in loft spaces. The 3 story building at 944 Dorchester Avenue at the tip of "DOT" consists of 60 residential units with 2 elevators, garage parking, an impressive roof deck, a courtyard and an exterior parking lot. These loft

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Boston Area's Newest And Most Affordable Lofts - MicroLofts in Chelsea

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NEW TO MARKET MicroLofts in Chelsea!

Amazingly affordable new lofts on the Chelsea waterfront at Admiral's Hill. 

 

Own a new loft for less than renting! Overlooking a marina, above a co-wokring space, next to a waterfront park and steps to a microbrewery, these 9 modern, intelligently desinged & flexible spaces boast:

 

- Ikea-designed [...]

Boston Renters: Can You Negotiate the Broker Fee?

Munroe Lofts, Lynn MA

Traditionally, two of the most difficult hurdles to jump over while helping a rental client find the right property in Boston: Pets and Parking. One thing I can assure you with over 10 years in the business: Bostonians are attached to their furry friends and their shiny metal ones. I'm still amazed at how many people decide to get a pet [...]

New to Market Townhouse Lofts in Jamaica Plain, Boston

Lofts Jamaica Plain

Here's a few fantastic Boston Lofts that are new to the market - The Townhouse Lofts at 57 Wachusett Street in Boston's Jamaica Plain. 

$729,000 to $779,000

Approx 2000 SF 3 Bedrooms / 3 Baths 2 Car Garage Parking

Take one part townhouse, with 2 car garage parking, 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths on 3 floors and your own private entrance, and meld it seamlessly with [...]

The Stillman Street Lofts in Boston's North End

26 Stillman Street Boston Lofts

The lofts at 26 Stillman Street are one of the North End's most unique and sought-after loft buildings.

Located just a block from Hanover Street and a short walk to both the Orange Line & Green Line, this complex consists of a combination of inspired & stylish renovated "brick and beam" style units that have been thoughtfully built with open [...]