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One Dalton penthouse sells for $34M
The sale is believed to be the second-priciest home sale in Boston history.
Back Bay penthouse in converted apartment building trades for $14.3M
The unit in the new Lydon includes four bedrooms and four full baths as well as a deck.
Gronk’s Boston condo in contract for $2.3M
The recently retired New England Patriots tight end bought the spread nearly two years ago for $1.9 million.
Penthouse at Boston’s Boulevard building trades for $5.835M
The three-bedroom at 110 Broad Street is one of three dozen units carved from a site that included a 19th-century warehouse.
Townhouse sets single-family sales record for the South End
The Second Empire on Holyoke Street includes 15 rooms, seven fireplaces, and four parking spots on site. A deal for it closed January 2.
The 20 most expensive home sales in Boston in 2018
Most are clustered in a handful of neighborhoods, including Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and the Seaport District.
Snug Beacon Hill studio trades for $1,000 a foot
The 405-square-foot spread, off a gated courtyard and in a building dating from 1890, was listed in late October for $399,000.
A $15.11 million condo sale is a record for Beacon Hill
The previous record-holder was the penthouse at 96 Beacon Street, which sold in March 2014 for $13 million.
Boston’s 10 most expensive home sales of 2017, mapped
Condo trades in two buildings accounted for more than half of Boston’s 10 most expensive home sales of 2017. The figures on this map are culled from closed deals during the previous calendar year.
4 gobsmacking Boston houses that just sold really fast
The city’s single-family market is one of the most competitive of its kind in the U.S. Case in point: These four houses that sold recently after only relatively short periods of time on the block.
South Boston’s controversial Collins Mansion conversion complete
The project included the construction of two three-story additions on either side of the historic building dating from the late 1860s. Condo closings have already commenced, with one as high as $1.3 million.
Dorchester Colonial near Mayor Marty Walsh’s place sells for $41K over
The four-bedroom spread, with one and a half bathrooms and an outdoor shower, dates from 1917, but, of course, has been updated. It had last traded in 2009 for about $427,000 in today’s cabbage.
Boston’s 10 most expensive home sales in May, mapped
Brand-name addresses dominated the 10 priciest home sales last month. The two priciest were in Millennium Tower; and the Ritz-Carlton accounted for another pair. The Mandarin Oriental and Battery Wharf also show up.
Boston’s legendary Skinny House sells for $900,000
It was asking $895,000, suggesting that someone or something really wanted the 1,116-square-foot property, which is a mere 10.4 feet at its widest on the outside and just over 6 feet at its narrowest on the inside.
Boston’s 10 most expensive home sales in April, mapped
Recently constructed-slash-converted condos in projects such as the Hooper Mansion, the Whitwell, and Millennium Tower dominate the list of Boston’s 10 most expensive home sales in April. A couple of townhouses also make an appearance.
Epic Beacon Hill federal across from Boston Common lands buyer
When it dropped in late January for a cool $17,000,000, the 16-room, nine-fireplace 39 Beacon Street had not sold since November 1996. There is now a sale pending for it.
Redone South End penthouse sells for $2.24M
The penthouse in the 117-year-old rowhouse at 18 Claremont Park is the product of a major renovation that left the spread looking quite contemporary.
Newly built Jamaica Plain modern sells within a month
The 2,561-square-foot townhouse, which features a 20-foot partial wall of glass and includes a two-car (heated) garage, is part of a three-unit development that RODE Architects designed.
Boston's 10 most expensive home sales in January
A number of titanic home sales crammed themselves into the first month of 2017. These were the 10 most expensive.
Landed Dorchester colonial Victorian lands buyer
The 2,850-square-foot 20 Percival Street last sold in June 2009 for about $517,000 in today’s coinage. The 11-room, three-fireplace spread is now under contract at an asking price of $649,900.
Gorgeous Grampian Way colonial sells at steep discount
In August, the 5-BR, 2-BA 54 Grampian Way dropped on the sales market for a rather precise $997,999. That was enough to position the house dating from 1885 to be the most expensive single-family home sale in Dot history
Renovated Monument Square condo sells for $100,000 over
The 895-square-foot Unit 1 at 48 Monument Square in oh-so-historic Charlestown dropped on the sales market in early October for $679,000.
Adorable Jamaica Plain carriage house sells for $700,000
The exceedingly quaint carriage house at 44 Starr Lane dates from 1875 and runs to just under 1,500 square feet.
Gronk buys Seaport District penthouse at a steep discount
The Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski has closed on a corner penthouse in the Seaport District for $1,900,000. The 2,063-square-foot spread, which includes two bedrooms and a private roof deck, had been asking a ton more.
Folksy Dorchester bungalow trades quickly
The 888-square-foot 49 Huron Circle in go-go Dot dropped on the sales market in late September through Gibson Sotheby’s for $449,000. It quickly landed a buyer and is now under contract.
Boston's 10 most expensive home sales in September
The recently opened Millennium Tower in Downtown Crossing dominated the 10 most expensive home sales in Boston in September. The 60-floor spire, New England's tallest residential building, accounted for fully half of the trades.
One of Dorchester's oldest houses sells
The eight-room federal bears the marks of its 1790s roots in both the exterior and interior designs. It also arrived on the market in January with quite a bit of wear and tear, a compelling fixer-upper in the making.
All the condos at Mission Hill's Mosaic have sold
In October 2015, sales of the 85 market-rate and mixed-income condos at the under-construction Mosaic on the Riverway residential complex got underway. They have all traded. So far, the average closing price has been $998 a square foot.
Steep discount for cute West Roxbury cape
The 1,428-square-foot house at 14 Hackensack Circle dropped on the sales market on Aug. 19 for $687,000. Its price quickly came down, and the 3-BR, 2.5-BA spread that had been in the same family nearly 60 years just closed.
Boston's 10 most expensive home sales in August
Newer condos dominated the 10 most expensive home sales in Boston in August. Fully seven were in either ongoing conversions in Back Bay or in the recently opened Millennium Tower in Downtown Crossing.
Back Bay's 345 Beacon sells at a steep discount
The 12-room, 4,675-square-foot townhouse dropped on the sales market at the start of this year for $4,500,000. It went for way less, but the final tag was still rather hefty. Plus, the foyer fits a baby grand.
The Somerset Sets a New Sales Record
And boy, did it set a record—by over $1 million. Why?
Tiny Dorchester house sells for nearly $400K
In late June, the 928-square-foot colonial at 523 Ashmont Street dropped for $369,000.For that sum, one got what was essentially a cottage (or modest condo) in all but name—a snug 2-BR, 1.5-BA with decent yardage and ample parking.
This South End condo went for $151K over asking
The 2-BR, 2-BA upper duplex at 1682 Washington Street hit the sales market in early June through Coldwell Banker for $1,049,000. It quickly went to contract and sold for $1,200,000. But does that price cover parking?
Boston’s most expensive home sale ever
The sale of the 13,000-square-foot, 60th-floor penthouse at Millennium Tower that was asking $37,500,000 has closed. The buyer is John Grayken, a private equity billionaire originally from Cohasset.
Biggest unit at Four51 Marlborough sells for $2M-plus off
The nearly 6,000-square-foot duplex penthouse had been asking almost $10,000,000. It’s one of only eight units in the converted building in western Back Bay, and it looks like it’s the first to close.
Fast sale for capacious Charlestown penthouse
Unit 5 at 5 Common Street dropped for $1,599,000 in late May and boasted 24-foot ceilings as well as exposures on four sides. It just traded for a lot more than its asking, though it's anyone’s guess whether the new owner will build a roof deck.
Inside a house on America’s most beautiful street
Beacon Hill’s 3 Acorn Street dates from 1825 and runs to just over 2,900 square feet. It was asking $3,750,000 for its chef’s kitchen, four fireplaces, back courtyard, and three bedrooms. It somehow ended up going for less.
Massive closing price for Charlestown gem
The 13-room, 4,566-square-foot townhouse at 22 Cordis Street just off Monument Square dropped in late April for $2,500,000. The spread, which includes five fireplaces and a chef’s kitchen, commanded so much more than that.