New Retail/Residential Project On Trapelo Could Spur Waverley Sq Redevelopment

Photo: The location on Trapelo Road of new development in Waverley Square. A pair of mixed-use developments slated for the heart of Waverley Square could hearken the beginning of a major renovation to Belmont’s business center, according to the longtime resident leading the Developer Joe DeStefano is proposing two nearly identical projects with ground floor […]

Sold In Belmont: 1 Bathroom, Oil Heat, Nearly $1 Million Dollars On Chilton Street

Photo: It’s a sign of the times  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.”  • 50 Chilton St., Side-entry Colonial (1930). Sold: $965,000. Listed at $925,000. Living area: 2,158 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath. On the market: 40 days. Last sold: April 2012, $676,000. Petula Clark had a classic 60s hit […]

Sold In Belmont: A Brick House A Smart Pig Would Love and Updated Antebellum on Lake Street;

Photo: A two-family that sold for nearly one and a quarter million dollars?  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.”  • 60 Alexander Ave., Postwar Ranch (1951). Sold: $935,000. Listed at $850,000. Living area: 2,230 sq.-ft. 6 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. On the market: 43 days. Last sold: Nov. 1976, $22,500. • 140 […]

Sold In Belmont: The ‘Quintessential’ Multi-Family First Sale In 2018

Photo: Two-families are just as quintessential Belmont as the Colonial. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 28-30 Gilbert Rd., Multi-family (1923). Sold: $825,000. Listed at $899,900. Living area: 2,050 sq.-ft. 10 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 79 days. I keep calling the Colonial-style residential structure the […]

Sold in Belmont: Ending the Year with Million Dollar Multi-families

Photo: The multi-family at 7 Pine St. in the arbor-named neighborhood at the corner of Belmont and Trapelo. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 7 Pine St., Multi-family (1913). Sold: $1,199,000. Listed at $1,299,000. Living area: 2,754 sq.-ft. 11 rooms, 6 bedrooms, 3 baths. On the market: 114 days. Last sold: […]

New Federal Tax Law Has Belmont Property Owners At Treasurer’s Office, Check in Hand

Photo: A look at your real estate taxes could lead to prepaying next year’s tax bill. David Levin arrived at the Belmont Treasurer’s Office Friday, Dec. 22 eager to pay the real estate taxes on his ranch-style home on Richmond Road. And not just the next quarterly assessment, but the entire calendar 2018 bill. Levin’s […]

Bradford Update: First Steel Frame Going Up After Thanksgiving

Photo: The foundation takes form at the future home of the Bradford in Belmont. The metal superstructure for the first of three buildings will begin raising from the ground next week as work on The Bradford project marches on, according to the latest news from the former Cushing Village site. The structural steel erection of the Winslow […]

Sold in Belmont: Three Properties With The Dreaded One Bathroom

Photo: One bathroom didn’t hamper the sale of these three properties. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 32 Skahan Rd., Condo (1920). Sold for $589,000. Living area: 1,101 sq.-ft. 6 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1 baths. On the market: 36 days. Last sold: Dec. 2008, $369,000. • 27 […]

Sold In Belmont: Two Family Breaks Bank Selling For $1.22 Million

Photo: A two-family that sold for nearly one and a quarter million dollars?  A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” A pair of two-families on corner lots built in the same year, but way different sale prices.  • 92-94 Creeley Rd., Two family (1922). Sold: $1,220,000. Listed at $1,220,000. Living area: […]

Sold In Belmont: Only Million Dollar Sales This Week, Please

Photo: Three million dollar plus sales including a 167 year old Dutch Colonial on Brighton within sight of Little Pond. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 5 South Cottage Rd., Contemporary townhouse (2008). Sold: $1,410,000. Listed at $1,438,000. Living area: 2,972 sq.-ft. 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. On […]