Letter from the Broker

DON’T LOWER YOUR RENTS.

DON’T LOWER YOUR RENTS. Shocking to hear from your broker who’s trying to rent your apartments, right?  Truth is, for most brokerage companies, this is the default answer when a unit isn’t renting. Problem is that most of the time it just isn’t the reason why the unit isn’t moving.  I will preface this by saying there are indeed times when you need to adjust pricing. There’s no denying that. However, our suggestion is that IF the agency you’re working with is asking you to do this, it’s time to hold them accountable for how the unit is being represented…

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Kingston Local

Grainne O’Malley’s

We’re going to make a wild assumption and assume our followers know it’s #stpatricksday this Sunday. As such, we thought it v appropriate to (re-?)introduce you one of our favorite spots and YOUR Brookline St. Patrick’s Day destination, Grainne O’Malley’s in Coolidge Corner! Conveniently located at 201 Harvard St. on the South side of Beacon in Coolidge Corner, this authentic Irish neighborhood mainstay offers up some very tasty food and a great variety of draft beer any time of the year. Look, we all know what you want to do this weekend. Find a spot that has great music, cold Guinness and…

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Inside Look

@ Pierce Boston

We know of it. We’ve all heard about it. It has legit changed the Boston skyline making it impossible to miss. It has raised the bar for luxury in the City. And now, we present to you an Inside look @ Pierce Boston. Those of us who have lived in Boston for a while remember the old DiAngelo’s which anchored the sliver of land splitting Brookline Ave. and Boylston St, namely 188 Boylston St. We remember the dilapidated buildings on either side of it hosting storage and a liquor store, among other inconsequential things. The location is…

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Kingston Local

Brookline Open Studios

“Take part in art” is the motto for today’s #kingstonlocal feature. We’d like to introduce and invite you to 2018 Brookline Open Studios happening all around Brookline this weekend! • Sponsored by the Brookline Community Foundation, the event offers visitors a unique two-day opportunity for you to meet some of the town’s most vibrant and creative artists & view their work. The event features 65 different artists and spans 31 locations throughout Brookline including some of our favorites as @fireopalboston, @jplicks and @wildgoosechasebrookline to name a few. It’s a great opportunity to support your local artists and get engaged in the community. You know we love to…

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Property Management Tips

Spring Property Management Tips

Spring is (officially) upon us. For Property Managers, that means more than just a celebration of the seasonal change. It's also a time to whip properties back into shape. As the weather begins to change, it's time to assess the condition of your property. Additionally, it's a great chance to do a little TLC for a big ROI when potential tenants come to check it out. You can embrace the moment and reduce your future workload with these property management spring cleaning tips. Property Owners, take Advantage of these Spring Cleaning Opportunities As spring begins to unfold, you can take…

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