Campion and company
2021 could be bought. . .
Object: A parking lot in Boston’s South End.
Pro: location, location, location! In addition, the garage is heated.
Cons: As reporter Emily Sweeney pointed out in her story, there’s “not much of a view.”
In 1986 you could buy it. . .
Property: A modern four bedroom house and in-laws apartment in a “prestigious area” of Beverly.
Pros: It’s in a “private wooded setting.”
Cons: You lose that privacy if you share it with your in-laws.
In 1976 you could buy it. . .
Property: A restaurant “one of the best around” somewhere south of Boston.
Pro: You have room for 250 people!
Cons: You have to feed them to pay your mortgage.
In 1969 you could buy it. . .
Object: An “easy to manage” apartment building with six residential units near the “Cambridge Street Shopping Center” on Beacon Hill.
Pro: It’s a bargain, trading at “well below market value.”
Disadvantage: embarrassing moments on the stairs when your nearest neighbors owe you rent money.