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Cambridge and Somerville Buy Sell Report for April 9 - 22, 2017

Cambridge and Somerville Buy Sell Report
April 9 - 22, 2017

CLICK HERE to see all the sales in Cambridge and Somerville, MA reported in MLS for the period April 9 through April 22, 2017.

On April 12, 2017, 150 Lowell Street Unit 2 in the Spring Hill neighborhood of Somerville sold for $675,000 - $568 a square foot and $25,000 over the asking price of $650,000. This is a renovated 3-bedroom, 2-bath residence with 1,188 square feet of living area and one tandem parking space. The ten-foot ceilings here are very nice. Interestingly, this condo had previously been listed for sale (without selling) in the spring of 2016 for $749,000 and then $699,000. Clearly the new list price made the difference in 2017.

The Rand is a new construction 20-unit building at 1975 Massachusetts Avenue in Porter Square. Units here are now closing. On April 13, 2017, 1975 Mass. Ave Unit 206 sold for $700,000. This is a 1-bedroom, 1-bath residence with 785 square feet and 1 garage parking space. It works out to a stunning $892 a square foot at the $700,000 sale price. CLICK HERE to see other sale events at The Rand.

Also on April 13, 2017, 19 Walden Street Unit 2 in Cambridge sold for $700,000 - $672 a square foot and a whopping $102,000 over the asking price of $598,000. This is a two-bedroom, one-bath second floor condo with 1,041 square feet and a parking space. Average condition at point of purchase.

On April 14, 2017, 182 Elm Street Unit 2 in Cambridge sold for $835,000 - $727 a square foot and $100,000 over the asking price of $735,000! This is a two-bedroom, two-bath second and third floor duplex condo with 1,147 square feet and 1 off-street parking space. I happen to live across the street, and I remember when this residence first sold in 2006 (new construction then) for $435,000 on a last asking price of $475,000. What a difference a decade makes!

Living room at 14 Union Street Unit 2 in Cambridge features pine floor and 8'-9" ceiling.

On April 19, 2017, I listed 14 Union Street Unit 2 in Cambridge. This two-bedroom condo outside Inman Square in The Port features an excellent floor plan and high ceilings throughout. I will be hosting open houses here from 12 until 1:30 pm on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23.

On April 20, 2017, 101 Henry Street Unit 1 in the Cambridgeport neighborhood sold for $680,000 - $755 a square foot and jaw-dropping $131,000 over the $549,000 asking price. This is a 2-bedroom, 1-bath condo on the first floor with no parking.

I got my Vespa out of winter storage last week. It's a great way to get around!

I am working on a number of new listings in Cambridge and Somerville that will be coming on the market in the weeks ahead. We are moving into the heart of the spring market now. Fasten your seatbelt!

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CLICK HERE to see the active Somerville listings.

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