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Comment on: How wealth gap complicates sibling relationships - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/31/2014 11:56:28 EST
I think the more interesting question was what do the wealthier siblings do for their brother/sisters? Did they help out when needed? Help with a down payment for a house? Or were they judgemental? Wh more »
Comment on: The Downfall of Watch City Brewing
Posted 09/23/2014 03:22:32 EDT
I agree with the comment re: competition. There's too many very good restaurants on Main/Moody in Waltham to have something so-so survive. One point missing from the article was the preponderance of G more »
Comment on: A showing that raises doubts about Coakley - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/10/2014 02:44:56 EDT
I think the gap between reality and polling is a reflection of poor polling techniques. If you are only calling people on landlines, you are only getting a segment of the primary population. The peopl more »
Comment on: Too many life changes at the same time?
Posted 10/30/2013 02:16:55 EDT
Comment on: Big house, long commute - Boston Real Estate Now - Boston.com
Posted 10/25/2013 10:26:09 EDT
Scott, your family is not little. Yours is above-average size. Of course it used to be you'd raise that many kids in a small ranch with 1 bathroom. It's our expectations that need to change, not ju more »
Comment on: Five Guys, Panera opening doors in Waltham this month - Waltham - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 10/17/2013 03:28:04 EDT
iParty is now Party City.
The Pet Supplies Plus opened last week.
Comment on: Boston Real Estate Now - Boston.com
Posted 08/26/2013 10:29:01 EDT
Clearly Redfin only looked at NORTH Waltham. The statement of housing type is completely inaccurate for the other parts of town. What's nice about Waltham is the wide variety of housing styles, albe more »
Comment on: Newton mayor supports homeless housing, just not in Newton - Boston.com
Posted 07/17/2013 10:57:38 EDT
I agree with Adrian; I'm not pleased about the Waltham comment. Newton is big enough to have their own affordable housing -- even for those recently homeless.
Comment on: How to speak like a Chicagoan - Globe-trotting - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/16/2013 03:58:54 EDT
re: Goethe St. Nonsense. The bus calls it out as it is said in German: GER-tah.
Comment on: Crazy price spikes in Lexington, other upscale towns
Posted 04/29/2013 01:31:56 EDT
Thus the reason never to use median numbers. It is not meaningful as much as average!
Comment on: Investors and tenants at odds in foreclosed buildings - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/21/2013 10:46:19 EDT
If they can't afford market rate rent and are eligible, they should get a section 8 voucher. That would make up the difference between what they can pay and what the apartment actually costs. I'd be more »
Comment on: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer tells workers they can no longer telecommute â a move that doesn't go over well in Boston - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/27/2013 01:26:05 EST
I can work from home so I don't have to use any leave in the above examples.
Posted 02/27/2013 11:49:04 EST
Why is this being framed as a PARENT only issue? We ALL need to work from home at times: delivery of costly items, repair person committing to a 4 hour block when they may show up, when you don't wan more »
Comment on: Micro living, macro cost?
Posted 02/21/2013 11:17:08 EST
Where's the real estate lawyer's posts? I think his name was Richard something?. He's great. Definitely need a variety of perspectives for this blog to be successful imho. Especially experts.
Comment on: Do Massachusetts landlords really have it tougher?
Posted 01/09/2013 12:12:06 EST
Yes, MA landlords have it worse. We are the only state in the union that can't charge late fees unless the tenant is over 30 days late. That's one small example.
Posted 12/13/2012 11:30:46 EST
No mortgage contingency may also mean that there's also no inpection contingency. I expect this market is older homes and the seller may not want to have to renegotiate price or just plain deal with more »
Posted 12/07/2012 02:28:56 EST
I understood the point of the story. After Frank's waffling for years and listening to his DIY dreams, his wife put her foot down and now they have a house. You go sister!
Comment on: Boston Real Estate Now - Boston.com#readerComm#readerComm
Posted 11/13/2012 02:58:26 EST
As I understand the SPOA argument, the loophole is that someone can grow pot themselves legally if they are disabled, are entitled to the relief pot provides and find it difficult to get to a dispensa more »
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Posted 11/12/2012 03:03:20 EST
Just as when you apply for a life insurance policy, you have to pay more if you say you are a smoker, I fully expect in the future that homeowner's, fire and rental insurance properties will be higher more »
Posted 11/06/2012 01:29:52 EST
I don't think SVV can hold himself/his situation as a common example. Few families have 4 kids these days. Not everyone even has kids. I get frustrated when Realtors talk someone up to more house w more »
Posted 11/02/2012 10:35:21 EDT
SVV, I'm surprised. You need to research 40B, section 8 and other programs before making such sweeping and inaccurate generalizations. You've done better. Here in Waltham we have an overabundance of more »
Comment on: Panera, Chipotle, and Five Guys hope to finalize Waltham plans this fall - Waltham - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 10/16/2012 04:42:15 EDT
Neighbors of the development and other Waltham residents signed a petition opposing the drive-thru. Signatures were presented at the public meeting in June. The Rules and Ordinances Committee member more »
Posted 09/24/2012 11:27:53 EDT
Unfortunately, even on Craigslist one can only see what landlords are ASKING for rent, not what they are getting. We need a Case-Shiller index on how much each unit ACTUALLY rents for to get real dat more »
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