Author Archives: Kate

GLOBE MAGAZINE: Greater Boston homeowners share their reasons for buying where they did

They were lured by good deals, privacy, lively downtowns, a rural feel with commuter access, and more. By Globe Staff | April 19, 2018   WHY I BOUGHT IN ROSLINDALE Kate Ziegler, 32, law firm operations supervisor and realtor Two-family, December 2017 We moved from a three-decker we own in Jamaica Plain and wanted to […]

BOSTON GLOBE: As the weather wreaks havoc on pipes, plumbers are hard to come by

The snow is piling up, the temperatures are dropping to plumbing-busting numbers, the wind is blowing, and all over town, plumbers are so busy they’re no longer even answering their phones. By Beth Teitell, Globe Staff | January 5, 2018   It was a real cry for help on a Jamaica Plain neighborhood Facebook page, […]

ACCUWEATHER: ‘No Savesies’ campaign returns to Philadelphia; Other major cities battle post-snow parking wars

Following a snow emergency in Boston, it’s legal for 48 hours to save a parking spot. Once the 48-hour period ends, all parking space savers must go. By Ashley Williams, AccuWeather staff writer | December 22, 2017   The tension over snow-free parking spots isn’t limited to Philadelphia alone. In January 2016, drivers clashed over […]