Before baby Leo was born, Maryleah and Brian lived in a 4 story walk-up in Boston’s North End. They loved the energy of the city and especially loved being able to walk to enjoy their favorite stuff. But carrying Leo, and all the gear that goes with a baby, and a soon to be bigger, squirmier and […]
Real estate stories, adventures and lessons from Lassen Realty clients.
Usually Buyers hunt, and refine, and spend hours to find the right home. Bob and Cristina found their new condo right away. It was well priced in a good location. Bob and Cristina just wanted to buy it! They work long hard hours in their small business and needed a peaceful home near their store. […]
After 12 good years renting a townhouse, Amy & Fred decided that it was time to move on. Well actually, their landlord decided that he wanted to sell. And so they decided that it was time to move on too. And this very sweet little townhouse sold as fast as you could say “break a […]
Now mid June. Hard to believe that this journey home started in the way back of November. November. Who can forget the bizarre negotiation for the home on the great lot, with the awful kitchen? Sure, you had a newly renovated kitchen in a great neighborhood, but you were both ready to jump in for […]
Dezi won’t remember living anyplace else. To him, from his earliest memories, his house will simply be home. The walls that saw the emotion and drama of his growing up. The place that has his stuff. The landscape that will help define him. And one day, it is probably the place that he leaves to […]
Sometimes finding the perfect home, or the perfect love, is a long and windy journey. Sometimes it isn’t. Newlyweds Matt and Camille didn’t date long before they knew they wanted to get married. Nor did they shop for long before finding their new forever home. They are people who know what they want. Wow. When […]
Working with Elisabeth and Dave, well it was like speed dating for house hunting. They said, “We will know if the first few seconds if it is the right home or not.” And, yes….they did. It started with a question in March. “What about this house in Westboro? Is it private?” And, sending the first […]
Sometimes finding the right house, in the right neighborhood, at the right price, takes longer than you want. And when it all falls into place, you understand that the waiting was all for the best. Teta, Daniel, their young son and Teta’s mom shared a small apartment in Worcester. It was time to find a […]
All Ellie & Jeff want is a nice 2+ bedroom condo close to work. Well, ok, maybe Jeff wants a private space to enjoy a morning coffee before heading off to run a classroom. And, Ellie needs a condo that allows dogs so she can decompress from managing in an oncology radiology department. But they […]
It has been a long, winding, way home for Barb and Rodolfo. First they considered moving to a condo because upfront costs are less. Then they considered single family homes because they wanted to avoid a condo fee. Then they considered bank owned, multifamily, city homes and out-of-the way homes. Along the way, they have […]
It took months (yes months) for the right condo, in the right development, to come onto the market. As soon as Ron saw the listing, he was ready to see it. Not only ready to see it, ready to pay top dollar. But, first to back up a bit…. Way back in the spring, a […]
Abhiram and his beautiful wife decided that it was time to find a home, to put down roots, and build an investment. They began looking in Grafton at condos but they were very sensitive to the high condo fees that came with many of these developments. “I don’t waste time.” “I don’t like surprises.” And, […]
Matt is a guy with a vision. He wants to generate positive cash flow and sees opportunity in the tight rental market, especially to tap into housing for local graduate students. And so, Matt has begun evaluating whether investing in a rental property would be the right step for him. He ran some numbers and […]
Kent & Reshma started their search in April looking at new construction in a small Grafton, MA condo complex. Now, in October, they are ready to close on a single family home close to Doctor Reshma’s new position in a Rhode Island hospital, and hopefully not a too grueling commute for Kent to Waltham. There […]
Just five days back from a breathtaking and soul-stretching hiking trip to Iceland, Kristie is closing on her first home this Monday. What an adventure packed 2016 for her! While many of us struggle to just make it to work and to get to the gym, how did she manage to fill so much life […]
As a special focus, Lassen Realty has significant expertise in assisting sellers and buyers with sales of condominium properties.
Liz enjoys complex transactions and has handled numerous condo sales, understands our local Grafton, Hopkinton and Westboro condo markets, and appreciates the extra steps involved in the marketing, mortgage financing and evaluating of condominiums (including such items as financial packages, association bylaws and special assessments).