Sold in Belmont: First Homes of 2016; Two Family and A Colonial

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Photo: The first house sold in Belmont this new year: a multifamily on Trapelo Road. A recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes”: • 5-7 Trapelo Rd., Barrack-style multifamily (1949). Sold: $850,000. Listed at $785,000. Living area: 3,236 sq.-ft. 12 rooms, 6 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 91 days.  • 35 […]

Sold in Belmont: Belmont Hill Spec Manse Sells Below List, Assessed Value

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Photo: 529 Concord Ave. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven-plus days in the “Town of Homes.” • 529 Concord Ave. Blown-out Colonial (2013). Sold: $1,960,000. Listed at $2,250,000. Living area: 4,954 sq.-ft. 12 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 4-full, 2-partial baths. On the market: 113 days. • 78 Grove St. Townhouse condominium (1986). Sold: $590,000. Listed at $539,000. Living area: 1,452 sq.-ft. 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 57 days. The […]

Sold in Belmont: Renovation Rescues Ranch, Sees A Nice Bounce

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Photo: 104 Winter St. A weekly recap of residential properties sold in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 104 Winter St. Brick Ranch (1950). Sold: $725,000. Listed at $735,000. Living area: 1,900 sq.-ft. 5 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 104 days. There is a show on the HGTV cable channel called Renovation Realities in which DIY (do it yourself)-ers upgrades rooms […]

Good Investment: Belmont Home Values Increased 25 Percent Since ’05

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Photo: A renovated bungalow at 232 Trapelo Rd.  While you may have made more money in equities since 2005 – the NASDAQ has grown at about eight percent annually – your Belmont house has been a good investment. And unlike stocks, you can sleep in it.  The average Belmont residential property has appreciated by 25 percent since 2005, a […]

Sold in Belmont: Big Ranch by Little Pond (and the Uplands) Brings Seven Figures

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A weekly recap of residential properties bought in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 75-77 Grove St. Two-family (1900), Sold for: $705,000. Listed at $699,000. Living area: 2,112 sq.-ft. 11 rooms; 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. On the market: 61 days. • 127 Oliver Rd. Early Ranch (1945), Sold for: $1,020,000. Listed at $1,150,000. Living area: 2,911 sq.-ft. 9 rooms; 4 bedrooms, 3 baths. On the market: 76 days. • 12 Hurley St. Ranch (1952), Sold for: $690,000. Listed at […]

Sold in Belmont: Only One House Sold This Week … But What A House

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A weekly recap of residential properties bought in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” • 25 Rockmont Rd. Colonial “reminiscent of an English country cottage” (1928), Sold for: $2,272,500. Listed at $2,500,000. Living area: 4,499 sq.-ft. 10 rooms; 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. On the market: 166 days. This Belmont Hill house sold for $795,000 in May, 1996 but there has been several major changes: remodel […]

Sold in Belmont: Three Homes on the Roads

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A weekly recap of residential properties bought in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” 200 Rutledge Road. Garrison colonial (1936), Sold for: $1,510,000. Listed at $1,595,000. Living area: 3,608 sq.-ft. 13 rooms; 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. On the market: 158 days. 26 Frost Road. Garrison colonial (1940), Sold for: $860,000. Listed at $795,000. Living area: 1,767 sq.-ft. 7 rooms; 4 bedrooms, 1.5 bath. On the market: 68 days. […]

Sold In Belmont: 1950s Split-Level Goes for $1.25 Million

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A weekly recap of residential properties bought in the past seven days in the “Town of Homes.” 30 Howells Road. “Country home” Colonial (1898), Sold for: $1,173,000. Listed at $1,100,000. Living area: 2,091 sq.-ft. 7 rooms; 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. On the market: 33 days. 37 Thayer Road. Condominium, Sold for: $234,000. Listed at $233,900. Living area: 615 sq.-ft. 4 rooms; 1 bedrooms, 1 bath. On the market: 63 days. 32 Amherst Road. Split-level […]