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75 Robin Featured in Boston Magazine

75 Robin Road, Weston Price: $1,780,000 Size: 3,460 square feet Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 2.5 Just last week, a home expanded by Henry B. Hoover hit the market. This week, another house he co-designed with Walter Lee Hill is up for grabs. Hoover, an influential modern architect, built some of the first modern homes in Lincoln and Weston—even before Bauhaus legend…

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My Tales from the Trenches of a Heated Market

Is all fair in love, war and home buying? An excerpt from my most recent post for Boston Magazine: As the Globe reported last week, and as I have been blogging about for the past year, many real estate markets around Boston have been pretty active, with bidding wars now again common in many locales. This is certainly…

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Mad Men and Mid-Century Modernism

From my most recent post for Boston Magazine: My business partner and I have been asked by docomomo’s New England chapter to make a presentation to its members next week regarding the marketing and selling of New England’s mid-century modern houses. This is an area that I have specialized in, setting up the popularModernMass.com blog in 2007…

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Roost

A cool new blog from my friend, Rachael Slade, over at Boston Magazine’s site.  

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New Boston Magazine Post

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: All real estate is local. I’m part of the local brokerage Hammond Residential Real Estate, which spends a lot of time culling through and interpreting data in Boston (the “micro-environment”) as well as the spokes emanating from the city. With this in mind, I will explore some…

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New Boston Magazine Post: Fall V. Spring Markets

If you follow news about residential real estate on a regular basis, no doubt your head is spinning trying to make sense of it all. So much seems contradictory from day to day, if not hour to hour. As pointed out in this space repeatedly, there is no monolithic “real estate market” nationally or even regionally. Each…

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Latest Boston Magazine Post – The Real Estate Heretic

Yesterday I sat down with Walter Pierce, a 90-something year-old architect who designed the “Peacock Farm” house and developed one of the first modernist/progressive neighborhoods in the Boston area. I hope to run the interview in this space and at my modernmass.com blog next week. But chief among the subjects on which I wanted to hear…

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New Boston Magazine Post

      I have been blogging for the newly revamped (still ongoing) Boston Magazine site about real estate, music, and whatever crosses my mind. The collected links are here. Here is one about the tenor of “the market”: “How’s the market, Bill?” This is the question I hear most when I tell people I…

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