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Posted by Hillman Homes on 5/16/2018



Beacon Hill is a historic neighborhood in Boston. This historic area is known for it’s brick sidewalks, narrow gas lit streets, and Federal-style row houses. Beacon Hill is known to be one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Boston.


The Massachusetts State House is in a prominent location at the top of the hill, thus the term “Beacon Hill” being used in local news media to refer to the state government.


Historically, the neighborhood is named for the location of a former beacon atop the highest point in central Boston. The beacon was used to warn the residents of an invasion.


Beacon Hill is a central point in Boston, by Storrow Drive and situated along the river front of the Charles River near the Boston Commons and Boston Public Garden. And like most central cities Beacon Hill stations are on the Red,Green, and Blue line as well as the commuter rail!


Notable Residents:

Sylvia Plath

David Lee Roth

Carly Simon

Uma Thurman

Robert Frost


Are you looking to get the real hustle and bustle feel of the city? Why not check out Beacon Hill? Give us a call today, we’ll help you find your dream home!




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Posted by Hillman Homes on 5/14/2018

For home sellers, it may be easy to fall into the trap of overpricing your property. And if you're not careful, you may encounter a number of price-related problems, including:

1. Homebuyers will shy away from your house.?

Homebuyers want to find high-quality and affordable residences that they can enjoy for years to come. However, if you overprice your house, you risk alienating large groups of homebuyers instantly.

Price represents a key factor for homebuyers, and as such, you'll want to offer a price that matches homebuyers' expectations and budgets. If you assess the real estate market closely, you should have no trouble establishing a fair price for your home.

For example, home sellers can compare and contrast their houses with residences that currently are listed on the housing market. By doing so, home sellers can evaluate the prices of comparable houses and set prices for their houses based on the current real estate market's conditions.

2. Your home may remain on the real estate market for an extended period of time.

Overpriced homes frequently take longer to sell than other residences. This means your house may linger on the real estate market for months, weeks or years if you fail to price it appropriately.

When it comes to pricing your home, you'll want to make a great first impression on homebuyers. Ultimately, if you establish a fair price from the get-go, you can accelerate the home selling process.

It also is important to note that homebuyers frequently can sense desperation. And the longer your home remains on the market, the more likely it becomes that a homebuyer may assume that a home seller is desperate to get rid of a property. Thus, you might wind up receiving offers far below your initial expectations if you overprice your house.

On the other hand, if you price your house aggressively, you can boost your chances of generating plenty of interest in your residence and receiving multiple offers that meet or exceed your expectations.

3. Your home will be difficult to promote.

There are many great features that help you home stand apart from others. Conversely, an above-average price will hurt your chances to differentiate your home in any real estate market and detract from your real estate agent's ability to promote your house.

For home sellers, it is crucial to listen to your real estate agent. This professional understands what it takes to promote a house and will be able to offer pricing recommendations based on the current housing market. Furthermore, your real estate agent has your best interests in mind and will do everything possible to help you optimize the value of your house.

Work with an experienced real estate agent to ensure you can determine the ideal price for your home – you'll be glad you did. With a real estate agent at your side, you can set a fair price for your residence and move one step closer to selling your residence.





Posted by Hillman Homes on 5/11/2018

OPEN HOUSE SAT 5/12 and SUN 5/13, 11:30-1. Spacious and sunny one bedroom corner unit. Modern kitchen completely updated with stainless appliances. Large living room with picture window and newer wall AC. Bathroom updated in 2012. Great closet space throughout. Enjoy gleaming wood floors throughout and new windows. One assigned parking space and easy street parking. Laundry room is in the hallway on the same floor as the unit. Common yard. Low condo fee & property taxes. Well maintained brick building on Malden/Everett line and walking distance to public transportation. Offers to be submitted by 12pm on Wednesday, May 16th. Must be purchased for owner occupied, not rental due to rental restrictions. No dogs, up to 2 cats allowed.

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Posted by Hillman Homes on 5/10/2018

OPEN HOUSE SAT 5/12 and SUN 5/13, 11:30-1. Spacious and sunny one bedroom corner unit. Modern kitchen completely updated with stainless appliances. Large living room with picture window and newer wall AC. Bathroom updated in 2012. Great closet space throughout. Enjoy gleaming wood floors throughout and new windows. One assigned parking space and easy street parking. Laundry room is in the hallway on the same floor as the unit. Common yard. Low condo fee & property taxes. Well maintained brick building on Malden/Everett line and walking distance to public transportation. Offers to be submitted by 12pm on Wednesday, May 16th. Must be purchased for owner occupied, not rental due to rental restrictions. No dogs, up to 2 cats allowed.

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Posted by Hillman Homes on 5/9/2018

 
 


The West End borders the Charles River between the Longfellow Bridge and the Charles River Dam Bridge. With the Charlesbank Playground running along the bank of the river being separated by Storrow Drive. 


During the 18th and 19th centuries, Boston's North End and waterfront area were becoming overcrowded, prompting many of the the city's well off clients to take the opportunity to develop a whole new area known as the West End. 


Today, the West End is comprised as a residential and mixed-use commercial area. Being another central area, close to highways as well as the MBTA.  


West End Landmarks:

Massachusetts General Hospital

Charles Street Jail (renovated into the Liberty Hotel)

Harrison Gray Otis House

42 Lomasney Way, still standing originally built in the 1870's


Looking for a central area in Boston for your next home? The West End area and it's neighboring cities are a great option. Give us a call today, we'll help you map out the area to find your dream home!




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