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Agent Spotlight: Max Vigliotti

A team player both in and out of the office, Max Vigliotti exemplifies the qualities of an MVP. The Stamford, Connecticut, native has made Boston home through lasting friendships and devout loyalty to Beantown’s local treasures. Read more about the South Boston resident and expert in our agent spotlight feature here.

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A Boston Market Connection: ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

Our affiliate in Miami, Florida, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, takes the spotlight as we draw some parallels between the Miami market and our own. Both hubs for foreign investment and fast-tracks for development, Boston and Miami share some of the same visions for decisive growth. We bring you south for our April feature of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty.
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Real Trends 500 Recognizes Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty

We are thrilled to announce that our firm has been recognized on the 2017 REAL Trends 500 list of the 500 most successful brokerages in the United States by total sales volume. Now in its 30th year, the REAL Trends 500 is an annual research report that identifies the country’s most successful real estate firms as ranked by closed transaction sides and separately.  Read more

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Neighborhood Feature: South Boston

It would be a losing bet to say that South Boston is not still changing. Though the area has seen dramatic growth – blossoming through the early 2000s to now – it has yet to fully bloom.  With rentals transforming into condos and restaurants popping up for every taste, Southie is fastened on a long track of prosperity. We take you past homes in one of Boston’s most booming area for this week’s Neighborhood Spotlight.

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Neighborhood Feature: Newton

No, it’s not Hollywood – but it’s close. Newton, Massachusetts, may offer the same level of glamour and allure as a cinema hotspot (ever since its big-screen debut in the hit film Patriot’s Day), but there are no special effects used on this picture-perfect city. Take a walk past some stunning Newton homes in this month’s neighborhood feature.

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Introducing our newest development project, Brookside at 999

RynoPhoto-5563Brookside at 999 is Quincy’s newest luxury development consisting of 53 spacious condominiums.

Located on two acres of green lawn at 999 Hancock Street, alongside bubbling Furnace Brook, Brookside at 999 offers 53 open-concept one and two bedrooms for sale. Designed for comfort, residents can enjoy custom cabinetry, private balconies, nest thermostats, in-unit washer/dryers, indoor garage parking and more. Read more

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Extraordinary Listing: 166 Fisher Ave

This Mediterranean mansion is unlike any other home in Boston. A true urban oasis, this home features four fireplaces, an in-ground pool, and well manicured grounds. Read more about this special property below.

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Agent Spotlight: Donna Charpentier

Donna Charpentier_1A familiar narrative of growth and change, the story of Donna Charpentier echoes sentiments of the city she has called home for over 20 years. The stand-out GSIR associate works methodically for her clients, drawing from her extensive bank of Boston knowledge. Like knowing the twisting streets of the North End or the jutting cobblestone paths in Beacon Hill, Donna’s level of Beantown expertise is unmatched. Read more about Donna in our agent spotlight feature here.

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A Walk Through Boston’s Irish Heritage Trail

Boston has long been blessed with the luck of the Irish. According to the US Census Bureau, 22.8 percent of Boston residents are of Irish decent – a higher percentage than Chicago, New York and Philadelphia. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we explore through parts of The Irish Heritage Trail, “a guide to landmarks of Irish-American artists and heroes from the 1700s to the present here in Massachusetts.”

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Extraordinary Listing: 316 Shawmut Ave, South End

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Nestled in of Boston’s most coveted areas, Union Park in the South End, 316 Shawmut Ave offers new construction with timeless beauty. Bathed in sunlight and painted with clean white finishes, this extra large, second-floor through home shines through a historic Brownstown façade.

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A Boston Market Connection: Chicago

In February we featured the Chicago real estate market and our affiliate in the area, Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty. Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty has a 30-year-old reputation of integrity, innovation and results in the Greater Chicagoland area. Chicago and Boston have a lot of commonalities in culture and overall feel. The economic climates are similar as both metropolitans are home to many universities, hospitals, tech start ups and millennials. Read more

We are growing!

We are excited to announce that our Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty team in Charlestown is GROWING!  We will soon be relocating to a newer, larger office space just around the corner.

“We are excited to embark on a new chapter of our business in Charlestown. Our team has been making our mark in the neighborhood for nearly a decade and Paul and I believe that this move will take our business to the next level. We will be able to better accommodate clients, in a larger, more accessible space,” noted CEO/Co-owner Larry Rideout.

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REBIRTH & INNOVATION | Frida Kahlo’s Dos Mujeres Rekindles Hope and Imagination at the MFA

Dos Mujeres (Salvadora y Herminia) Frida Kahlo (Mexican, 1907–1954) 	1928 	Oil on canvas 	* Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Charles H. Bayley Picture and Paintings Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Sophie M. 	Friedman Fund, Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund, Tompkins Collection—Arthur Gordon Tompkins Fund, Gift of Jessie 	H. Wilkinson—Jessie H. Wilkinson Fund, and Robert M. Rosenberg Fund 		* Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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In January of this year, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) acquired Frida Kahlo’s Dos Mujeres (Salvadora e Herminia). This is one of the earliest works by the iconic Mexican painter who has enchanted generations. It is currently on display as part of the MFA’s ongoing exhibit called “Making Modern”.

“Our dream was to acquire something by Frida Kahlo, who is an artist who really was a pathfinder… This came on the market and everybody knew that it was going to be important for us and help us invite new audiences into the MFA.”  – MFA Director Matthew Teitelbaum in interview with NPR Read more

Extraordinary Listing: 535 Worcester Street, Wellesley

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Travel to Europe, Asia, Africa and back all in the comfort of Wellesley, Massachusetts. Once featured in Wine Spectator for its 3,000 bottle Tuscan wine cellar, and Globe Magazine for its Bali-themed master suite, 535 Worcester Street is adorned with artifacts from foreign lands and exudes the energy of a thousand once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Read more