For once, we see a couple of closed sales in this market that don't seem bonkers.
Both were townhomes on Alma, up in the North End, each with some views.
First was 2801 Alma (3br/4ba, 1960 sq. ft.), a 2005-built Spanish by a well-regarded builder with very nice details.
Views? Yes, some, off the balcony, probably blockable.
Don't let the build date fool you, the listing seemed to say: "[It] still looks new. It’ll look new next year. And it’ll probably look new 10 years from now." Hey hey, a house that never gets old!
This one launched at $2.500M and caused something of an instant buzz: Isn't that a bit high?
But they drew an offer within about 2 weeks. And here's what's smart: The buyers worked it. Even though the sellers had shot high and the……