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Medford Realtor Receives Award

Sory DeOliveira, an experienced REALTOR® with RE/MAX Andrew Realty Services of Medford and Stoneham, was the honored recipient of the Eastern Middlesex Association of REALTORS®’ (EMAR’s) distinguished Dorothy M. Shea Award. Awarded annually, the Dorothy M. Shea Award is given to the REALTOR®whose volunteer efforts, accomplishments and considerable contributions have served to benefit both the […]

Hotel Last Building to Join Station Landing Development

The eighth and final building to be developed at Station Landing will be a hotel. According to National Development Director Ted Tye, it will be the first AC Hotel by Marriott in the Boston area. The hotel will have 152 rooms, a bar, a bistro, and a small pool. Tye described the hotel as a […]

RE/MAX Andrew Realty Services Realtors Receive Awards, Celebrate Anniversaries

10 & 15 Years Strong Happy Anniversary! Celebrating 10 and 15 years with RE/MAX Andrew Realty Services are from (left to right): Shawn Sullivan (10 years), Cheryl Pendenza (15 years), Rosemary Mahoney (15 years), Charlotte Alto Scuderi (15 years), and Paul Neves (11 years). “It’s an honor to have these extraordinary, dedicated REALTORS® on our […]

Boston Magazine: Choose Medford if You’re Just Starting Out or Can’t Afford Arlington

Boston Magazine’s annual Best Places to Live feature says Medford is a great place for people “just starting out” or for people who “didn’t have the foresight or the cash to buy in ultra-hot Arlington 10 years ago.” What do you think? Is a city with a median home price of $395,000 really doable for […]

Congregational Church of West Medford For Sale

The Congregational Church of West Medford, an Open and Affirming Congregation of the United Church of Christ, is pleased to inform our friends and neighbors that we have begun to market our landmark property at 400 High Street in order to pursue an exciting future as a transformative, progressive and prophetic faith community. This decision […]

Sarno Elected Treasurer of Local Realty Group

Andrew Sarno, a REALTOR® with RE/MAX Andrew Realty Services with offices in Medford and Stoneham, has been elected as treasurer of the Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® (GBAR) for 2014. He was officially installed in ceremonies held recently at the Boston University School of Management. As treasurer, Sarno will serve on the Finance Committee for […]

Despite Lower Rates, Property Taxes to Increase in 2014

The Medford City Council recently approved new property tax rates for 2014. Even though the residential and commercial property tax rates are lower than 2013, the average tax bill will increase due to higher property values. The new residential rate is $12.25 while the commercial rate is $24.01. The rate is determined by the need […]

City Council Approves Property Tax Rate

The Medford City Council approved the implementation of lower municipal property tax percentage rates for the coming 2014 tax year, but since the assessed value of Medford properties has risen in the past year, homeowners and property owners will see an increase in their bills for the coming year. The Medford City Council at its […]

Historic Medford Home with Ties to Famous Poem for Sale

A historic Medford home that inspired Lydia Marie Child’s poem “Over the River and Through the Woods” is for sale, according to a local real estate website. The house, located at 114 South Street, was purchased by Tufts University in 1976. Tufts administrators, including a Fletcher School dean and a provost, have lived in the […]

Medford Home Transformed on Reality TV

A Court Street home that fell into disrepair is being renovated and featured on a reality TV show, Flipping Boston. The home, directly across from the Roberts Elementary School, once was infested with animals, according to Mayor Michael McGlynn, who toured the home in August with Attorney General Martha Coakley. The home is still under […]

Moving Price Comparison Site: Medford Great for 1st Time Home Buyers

Unpakt, a price comparison site and online booking tool for consumers searching for a reputable moving company, has provided data specific to living in the Boston area in Infographic format below. – Information and infographic from Unpakt

Study Says Medford Among Best Places for Job Seekers

Medford has been named one of the best places for job seekers in Massachusetts, according to NerdWallet. NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy site, said the study factored in median income, monthly homeowner costs, population growth, and unemployment rates. Medford ranked eighth on the list. Newton was first while nearby Everett, Revere, and Malden were second, third, […]