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Needham Sales by School District – 2015 Edition

When it comes to Needham real estate, elementary school district is as much a part of the conversation as bedrooms, bathrooms, square footage and renovations.  In most cases buyers want to know which school district a house is in before even getting to the other specifics about the property.  For buyers moving within Needham, this […]

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Hawthorn Builders Editorial

In what might be considered an annual tradition, the discussion over new construction in Needham is a gain on the hot stove.  This includes letters to the Needham Times from concerned residents to what appears to be a concentrated push from local committee members to propose changes to the current zoning by-laws. While examining both […]

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Spotlight on 121 Charles River Street, Needham

H awthorn Builders is in the finish stages of a beautiful spec house, located on Charles River Street in the Newman school district of Needham.  This 5,000 sq. ft. home sits on a 20,000 square foot lot near the newly-renovated Walker-Gordon field. The interior scope provides a spacious, open floor plan with kitchen overlooking both […]

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Needham Market Update: Fall 2011

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The Needham real estate market is showing some signs of slowing. Comparing MLS and public record sales data from 2010 to 2011 (for the first ten months each year), the average sales price was slightly up from approximately $803,000 to $813,000. However, the total market volume was down with 229 sales from January – October […]

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Needham Market Update: Spring 2011

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As we near July, the Spring market in Needham is coming to a close.  The housing market in Needham remains remarkably stable despite continuing problems throughout the national economy; MLS data from the beginning of March through mid June (of both 2010 and 2011) reveal steady conditions.  Comparing 2010 to 2011 data, the average sale price has gone up slightly to […]

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Needham Builder: First Step in Construction – Demolition Permit

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We have closed on our newest home in Needham at 41 Dawson Drive. The development of a custom, new construction home has begun; we have posted our latest set of designs on our developments page.  The first step in the building process, after the closing, is applying for the demolition permit.  Although it would seem to be logistically easier to run over […]

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