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'YOUR BOSTON RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST!' - Beacon Hill/Back Bay/South End/Waterfront...Also specializing in Wellesley/Weston

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Awards

International President's Circle  What's this?

Designations

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Certified Home Marketing Specialist (CHMS), Certified Negotiation Specialist (CNS), New Home Specialist (NHS)

More about Lisa Macalaster

PERSONAL BACKGROUND

A resident of Beacon Hill, Boston since 2008, Lisa and her husband Spencer have two grown children who currently live in NYC, Andy (Penn'11) and Julia (Princeton '12) . Having raised their family in Wellesley for 20 years then transitioning back into the city, Lisa understands the complexities involved with each stage of home ownership. When it's time to make your move Lisa will be there to help you navigate each step of the process with confidence.

CLIENT RECOMMENDATIONS / HAPPY HOMEOWNERS

“Lisa is an extremely professional, responsive and patient real estate professional. If you are looking for someone who listens to you, understands every detail of Beacon Hill and will be supportive and patient Lisa is perfect. You never feel rushed and she truly has your best interest at heart. She has an excellent vision, understands where you are in your buying journey and can help you find your fabulous home. She is a gem.”

“Lisa was terrific to work with. She found us just what we were looking for, the perfect condo, at the right price. She was patient, listened to our needs and took the time to know us as customers. We really appreciated her attention to detail and thorough knowledge of the current and ever changing marketplace in Boston, as well as, her sharp negotiation skills. I have highly recommended her to my other friends who are looking to downsize in suburbia and move back into the city.”

“Lisa Macalaster is one of the most experience real estate specialist I've ever worked with. She has helped me diligently during the purchase of my studio space on the hill by channeling me to all the right people to make the purchase deal go smoothly. I have continually speak of her in high regards to everyone because she's passionate and cares a lot about her work and the people who seek her expertise in purchasing an new home or just looking for advice about possibly purchasing in the community'. Thank You Lisa! You Are The Best!”

“ It was truly a pleasure working with you during the sales process. Your genuine good nature helped to keep the stress down!”

“I recently sold a condo in Boston with Lisa. I felt that she listened to my ideas as well as my concerns. After we had a bid and a P & S. the buyer tried to renegotiate the price. Lisa handled the situation with integrity and professionalism and I got my price!”

MORE CLIENT RECOMMENDATIONS!

“Purchasing and negotiating a new home can be daunting. Lisa was exceptional to work with and made the experience a pleasant one. I would certainly work with Lisa again in the future.”

“Lisa was wonderful to work with during the sale of my condo. She was extremely knowledgeable, dependable, easygoing, and very amiable. I highly recommend her, and I will use her again in the future when buying or selling a home in the Boston area.

“ You have been extremely helpful with everything. One of the most helpful things is to be able to trust that you are telling us what we need to hear and giving us a true assessment what's going on. It makes a big difference. Thanks again for all your help!”

EDUCATION

  • Wellesley College, '83 BA Economics

CHARITIBLE & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Beacon HIll Womens Forum - Founder & President 2013-present
  • Vincent Club/Mass Gen Hospital - Promoting Women's Health '91-Present
  • Noble & Greenough School - Parent Assoc. Co-Chair '04-'05
  • Wellesley Mothers' Forum - Founder & President 1991
  • Wellesley College Alumnae of Boston - President '97-'98
  • Wellesley College National Alumnae Assoc. '93-'96 Executive Board member
  • AbilityPLUS Adaptive Ski & Rowing Instructor

ATHLETIC INTERESTS

  • Sculling and Sweeps Rowing @Union Boat Club and Community Rowing Inc. Boston
  • Golf & Tennis - Brae Burn Country Club
  • Downhill Skiing, Stowe VT
  • Skeet/Trap Shooting-TImberdoode Club NH
  • Squash - Boston Women's League

MUSICAL INTERESTS

  • JAZZ VOCALIST - '02 - present
  • A CAPPELLA SINGER - Wellesley College Tupelos '79-83. Director '82. New England Close Harmony Ensemble '92-95. PickUp Six '96-'99 (Winner of NE Harmony Sweepstakes '99)

COMMUNITIES I SERVE

I specialize in the Beacon Hill, Back Bay, South End & Waterfront areas of Boston. Also an expert in the Wellesley suburban area.