Tuesday, May 14, 2013
A Weston real estate pair fell in love with a badly injured pit bull mix, and they're selling homes to support the organization that saved her.
Three years ago Weston real estate agent Leslie Mann read a story on the Internet that horrified her. What she read was the story of Turtle, a female pit bull-type dog who had been abandoned in a wooded area of Hyde Park in the middle of winter. She was badly injured and barely clinging to life -- showing all the signs of a bait dog, one used to test the fighting instinct of a potential fight dog. The Animal Rescue League of Boston stepped in to help Turtle -- she was found near Turtle Pond Parkway -- nursing her back to health through six months of treatment at Tufts Veterinary Hospital in Walpole. "I was just horrified by [the story] and said, 'We have to do something for her,'" Mann said. At the time, she held a Spin class fundraiser …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Check out a sampling of homes sold in Winchester from March 9-15.
Realtors & Homeowners: Add your photos of recently sold homes to this gallery! It's easy—just sign into your Winchester Patch account (or sign into Winchester Patch using your Facebook account). Click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button below the photos and follow the directions. The property's address, sale price, listing agent and other details can be included in the photo's caption. Check out a sampling of homes sold in Winchester from March 9-15. Information about each home sold can be found in each photo's caption. [Editor's note: Information and photos from the New England Moves website were used in this report.]
Sunday, December 30, 2012
A look at the highest-priced homes sold in Winchester this year.
[Editor's note: Information and photos from the New England Moves website were used in this report.]
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Trade groups report real estate growth.
According to The Warren Group's latest findings, single-family home sales increased 13 percent in Massachusetts when comparing Nov. 2011 with Nov. 2010. Sales increased year over year from 2,875 to 3,253. The Nov. 2011 numbers are also reportedly better than those in 2007 and 2008, the group wrote. Warren Group CEO Timothy M. Warren Jr. said in a press release that the Nov. numbers are a positive sign for the new year, but says he also worries that the overall 2011 number might approach record low numbers, “somewhere near the level in the 1990s,” he said. Other Warren numbers show the median price of single-family homes dropped from $295,000 in Nov. 2010 to $271,000 in Nov. 2011. The median price from Jan. through Nov. 2011 was $290,000, …
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
While fewer homes sold this July than last, prices did see an increase.
Homes sales for Winchester in the month of July showed a sharp decline compared to last year’s numbers. The number of homes sold so far this year are falling further behind the amount of homes sold last year at this time According to data from the Warren Group, Winchester’s home sales dropped by nearly half in July. Through the end of the month, a total of 21 homes sold, compared to 39 last year, a decline of 46 percent. While the number of homes sold has declined when compared to July of 2010, year-to-date home prices have seen an increase. The year-to-date median price of homes is eight percent higher than where it was at this point last year ($782,600 to $722,500). However, the 21 homes that sold in Winchester this July fetched a median…
Monday, August 8, 2011
While June prices and sales have seen a decrease, Winchester's numbers are still ahead of where they were at this point last year.
Homes and condo sales for Winchester in the month of June remained steady even though June’s numbers are slightly behind last year’s figures. According to data from the Warren Group, Winchester’s condo sales dropped by half in June. Through the end of that month, a total of five condos sold, compared to 10 last year. While the number of condos sold has declined when compared to June of 2010, year-to-date condo prices have seen an increase. The year-to-date median price of condos is 18 percent higher than where it was at this point last year ($440,000 to $371,250). However, the five condos that sold in Winchester this June fetched a median price of $355,000, nearly 17 percent less than the median price of condos sold in Winchester last June…
Friday, July 29, 2011
A video roundup of the area's latest developments for Friday, July 29.
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