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The Stubblebine Company handles building sale and two leases in MA

Littleton, MA Micah Stubblebine and James Stubblebine, principals of The Stubblebine Company, negotiated the sale of a 12,800 s/f industrial building at 170 Ayer Rd. for $1.187 million. The Stubblebine Co. represented the seller

Northland Investment names new CEO and president

Newton, MA According to Northland Investment Corp., chief investment officer Matthew Gottesdiener is being promoted to CEO and chief operating officer Suzanne Abair is assuming the additional role of president. Current CEO Larry Gottesdiener

Shinrock named exec. VP of Mount Vernon

Boston, MA Eric Shinrock, who has served as vice president of development and senior project manager for the Mount Vernon Company has been promoted to executive vice president of the firm.

Berkeley Invest. purchases Sasaki’s headquarters

Watertown, MA According to Berkeley Investments and Sasaki, Berkeley has purchased the Chase Mills building at 64 Pleasant St. Berkeley plans to invest in the building’s historic structure to convert the space

Avanpore, LLC leases 3,200 s/f at Cummings Properties’ 21 Olympia

Woburn, MA Noted local inventor and entrepreneur Ben Bikson has launched a new high-tech startup in the local science and technology cluster. Avanpore, LLC will occupy 3,200 s/f of research and development space

Increasing mortgage debt makes life insurance a necessity - by Steven Vaphiades

It is impossible to overstate the profound myriad of ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted life as we know it. One thing that has remained unaffected over the past year, however, is the escalating cost of housing.

Appraiser & agent liability and insurance update - by John Torvi

At this time last year, real estate appraisers were concerned about the impact of hybrid appraisals, third party inspections and a dwindling supply of homes for sale, creating both practice and economic/income issues. The appraisal profession shrunk

What is a Title Insurance Policy? - by Elizabeth Young

A title insurance policy is a contract of indemnity that protects against loss or damage from certain risks when purchasing a home or loaning money to finance the buyer’s purchase. The covered risks include the title being vested

Bulman and Mearn of District Real Estate Advisors broker lease and sale of Chick-fil-A in Hanover, MA

Hanover, MA Tim Bulman and Christopher Mearn of District Real Estate Advisors navigated the ownership group through all phases of the redevelopment at 1835 Washington St. The former Burger King site was purchased by 1835 Washington Street LLC in 2016

Horvath & Tremblay sells four retail properties in Mass. for $7.679 million

Boston, MA Horvath & Tremblay has completed the sale of four retail properties in Massachusetts for $7.679 million. Robert Horvath and Todd Tremblay of Horvath & Tremblay have successfully transacted on a Citizens Bank in the city. Horvath & Tremblay exclusively represented the seller to complete the transaction