Compass is proud to sponsor the 2017 Cambridge Jazz Fest! Join us on July 30th in Danehy Park for a diverse lineup of Jazz artists and family-friendly community activities.
Compass Cambridge is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 2017 Cambridge Jazz Festival! This free music festival features an extraordinary and diverse lineup of artists, family-friendly community activities, a Jazz museum and photo exhibition, and an exciting group of vendors. As part of our mission to help everyone find their place in the world, we are thrilled to help support this event — and to help make the Greater Boston area a wonderful community for companies, agents, and clients alike.
For a limited time, I will be showing this Brighton Loft pre- market. This is a wonderful opportunity for a serious buyer to purchase without the pressure of multiple offers. For more details please contact Dana.Schaefer@compass.com
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Check out my Brighton Loft Collections to view past sales
See Inside the Hollywood Home of Architectural photographer Julius Schulman lived in this house by architect Raphael Soriano for nearly 60 years.
Get an exclusive sneak peek at our company magazine @Compass Quarterly! Message me for a copy of edition #6, the Destinations issue, coming soon.
I'm so excited to launch my my new agent website DanaSchaefer.com. I hope to provide my clients an easy to use platform to get all the information they need about buying and selling in the Metro-boston and Cambridge Real Estate markets and the services I provide. Through out my website you will find links to our Compass tools that will help you search for homes and collaborate with others, like Collections and our phone apps.
After Wright’s death in 1959, William Wesley Peters and Taliesin Associated Architects expanded the house with a bedroom wing, central garden, covered walkway, greenhouse and caretaker’s quarters. Land- and water-scapes designed by Frank Okamura and Charles Middeleer. At nearly 7000 square feet, the house has seven bedrooms and eight baths.
The 15-acre property also includes a pool, tennis court and barn.
Located in New Canaan, Connecticut.
Listed for $8 million by Doug Milne at Houlihan Lawrence.
Bell and Fandetti townhouse in Harvard Square asking $899,000 It checks all the boxes of the quirky 1970s creations. Click to see full article.
From 1973 to 1981, architects Doug Bell and Gerald Fandetti designed about 20 clusters of townhouses in Cambridge for a grand total of approximately 170.
Unit 5 at 36 Irving Street off Harvard Square offered for $899,000 sold for $1,037,000.
The 1,302-square-foot 2-BR, 2-BA last traded in 2011 for $648,000.
I'm delighted to share that I recently joined the Compass team. Compass is an innovative real estate brokerage that combines exceptional agents with best-in-class technology to make the process of buying and selling a home both smart and seamless.
Partnering with Compass will allow me to maintain the high quality of personal service that you’ve always experienced and offer you the smartest tools, design and marketing in the business. I can’t wait to share these tools with you! Our website is beautiful and is rivaling all the top real estate sites for user-friendliness and data retrieval. We also have 4 informative mobile apps. Amazing!
I greatly value the business and personal relationship we share. I’m looking forward to working with you again for all your real estate needs. Let’s connect soon and in the meantime, I invite you to visit our website and share it with your friends and family.
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Here at ePlace we love talking about mortgages as a means of "forced savings". "Four Not-So-Obvious Things to Consider When Deciding to Buy or Rent" in the New York Times names forced savings, protection against rising rents, owner’s hidden tax benefits and volatility of maintenance costs as factors that should weigh into a rent vs. buy decision, in addition to the basic rent vs. buy calculation about which is cheaper.
Building departments aren't usually the most glamorous places: they're often tucked away in older buildings and have funny hours. But they can be key to uncovering issues with a potential purchase. In Massachusetts, the city or town building department is where contractors and/or owners go to pull permits to do any significant work on homes. If you're building a new home or doing a remodel, the building department will review plans and conduct both "rough" (walls open) and "finished" (walls closed) inspections of plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and any other work. Read more on the
"If you're a home buyer, you'll want to visit the building department to make sure that any work that was done on the home recently was done with permits."
Free Savvy Home Buyer Workshop Wed 7/20 at 6
We'll be offering our free Savvy Home Buyer workshop again Wednesday July 20th from 6:00 - 8:00. Join us for an information-rich, interactive session. We'll cover financing, property search and due diligence, all the stages of the home-buying process, and special strategies for getting a home in a tight market. Get more information and register here.