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Boston Realty Works Incorporated

252 Newbury St Fl 2, Boston, MA 02116
252 Newbury St Fl 2, Boston, MA 02116

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joshrose33 • Resident 2010
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11/15/2010
My association has been using Premier Properties previously known as JB Property Solutions for the past three years and they have been TERRIBLE. They nickel and dime you for everything, the quality of their work is sub par and they add no value to your association.… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2010
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08/03/2010
Boston Realty Works (BRW), President Robert Weintraub his brother Jeff Birenbaum, President of JB Property Solutions (JBPS) have announced they have joined to create a new company called Premier Property Solutions (PPS) of Massachusetts. PPS will also assume ownership of Distinctive Janitorial Services, previously owned by… See More
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Resident 2010
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07/31/2010
I had pretty much the same experience as all the other reviewers here. See More
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Resident 2009 - 2010
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06/07/2010
DO NOT RENT HERE: I am giving you fair warning now that if you rent from Boston Realty Works they will only cause you problems. From the first day we moved in we had problems with them. First we didn't have heat for over a month… See More
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ihearthayden523 • Resident 2008 - 2010
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03/01/2010
Avoid anything to do with this company! They will try to screw you over at every chance! Examples below. My boyfriend and I came across the ad. for our Jamaica Plain apartment on craigslist in March 2008. We went to see it and were shown the… See More
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Boston Realty Works Incorporated Manager

03/02/2010

Boston Realty Works Property Management has no relationship with the Boston Realty Works Rental and Sales. There is separate ownership of each entity. BRW Property Management cannot attest to the actions of agents in the Rental and Sales office. Upon speaking with R&S we were made aware that CK no longer works with that company. Regarding building maintenance: BRW does act with due diligence and make recommendations to the building owner with respect to what items must and should be addressed and/or repaired. When present BRW reports code violations and strongly insists that we be allowed to address the same. It must be emphasized that BRW DOES NOT have the authority to make any repairs or correct any violations without direct approval and instruction from the building owner. It is unfortunate, but there are some owners who do not approve nor authorize such repairs. Renters are reminded to perform their due diligence and thoroughly inspect a unit prior to signing a lease agreement. Renter be aware. If there are any issues that are not acceptable, we suggest that these be incorporated into the lease agreement as conditions for rent. Further, when signing agreement renters should always ask for a receipt from their agent. Lastly BRW was not involved with sale of the building to the new owner. We had nothing to do with this transaction. Any and all funds in BRW's possession related to this building were turned over to the building's previous owner, at his request, prior to closing. The tenants should contact the previous owner to recoup any deposits etc. funds, if applicable.

Resident 2009
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12/24/2009
I have lived /owned in four major metropolitan city s. I have never experience a great lack of professionalism and down right lack of respect for the customer. When issues escalate to the owner who could not care less about attending a meeting to find resolution,… See More
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Riley8776 • Resident 2007 - 2009
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12/22/2009
I lived on a building on Beacon St., little run down but not terrible for my first place. When my room mate and I moved in the apartment was pretty gross from the previous tenants. We had to spend most of the day cleaning it from… See More
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03/02/2010

There is absolutely no truth to any of these rantings.

Rahel2010 • Resident 2007 - 2009
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10/27/2009
Never use this company. BRW is a bunch of unprofessional and very rude kids. We made a big mistake by hiring them. They charge a lot and do nothing. Charged thousands of dollards twice for the same project. Unprofessional is the best word to descride this… See More
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Boston Realty Works Incorporated Manager

11/16/2009

BRW offers very competitive pricing for the services provided in house. Most work is outsourced to third party companies who charge their normal rates. There is absolutely no mark up of services. BRW is more than willing to take the necessary steps to rectify any error on our end.

Resident 2007 - 2009
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09/11/2009
The second month we moved in to the apartment we received a summons to court for failing to pay rent. This was about a week after the rent was due. Funny thing is that I had a copy of the cashed check from Bank of America… See More
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Jyl0908 • Resident 2009
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09/04/2009
Wow, I have never dealt with a more unprofessional real estate broker than Justin Levine. He is God awful, acts rudely, and expects you to be a pushover. He fails to do his basic basic duties as a broker and makes excuses for himself. I have… See More
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Boston Realty Works Incorporated Manager

09/29/2009

The Sales & Rentals office is a separate company from the Property Management office. The actions of their employees are not affiliated with BRW Management. Going forward, please feel free to contact management rather than your broker.

Resident 2009
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06/26/2009
Recently moved out of Boston and had BRW as my management company. Even though they have been the topic of recent conversation I have to say that they have improved with their customer service. We had an issue in our building and it was resolved almost… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2009
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06/01/2009
They are the most HORRIBLE apartment management company in the entire city. I have lived here from my days of college through now and I have to say that I have never, in all my life, had to be so confrontational with anyone before. They have… See More
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03/02/2010

This tirade has no basis. Lacking in both depth and weight.

LAgretchen • Prospective Resident Visited 2009
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05/14/2009
Last review chick - don't drink and yelp - See More
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05/12/2009
Isn't it a little strange that every time someone leaves a bad comment, there is then a good comment left by some fool who probably works for the company. Seriously, even the local business owners in the area think that Weintraub is the biggest scum bag… See More
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Boston Realty Works Incorporated Manager

09/29/2009

Proofs of payment are easily provided by banks to track any missing records. It is a good idea for tenants to keep their own records should occasions like this unfortunately arise.

benlee000 • Resident 2009
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05/11/2009
I am a trustee in a building in Back Bay. Our building switched to BRW from another Back Bay company, both the board and the owners find BRW to be responsive, proactive, and well versed in all aspects of property management. We would highly recommend to… See More
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Resident 1997 - 2007
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05/11/2009
in the apartment above me, there were three post college professionals sharing a three br place. they were kids, and used to pay their rent occasionally in cash. apparently, they would get receipts from Boston realty works/weintraub, but weintraub would wait a year or so and… See More
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Boston Realty Works Incorporated Manager

09/29/2009

Tenants are sent monthly invoices outlining payments made and/or missed. Should there be any outstanding rents, it is tenant responsibility to provide proof of payment so that the office may reconcile their account.

cec01432 • Resident 2009
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04/17/2009
brw is the property manager of my building and they are great, the landscaping and building maintenance is well groomed, staff is great, and maintenace requests are responded to in a timely manner (withing 48 hrs)... they are an improvement from our last management company. will… See More
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groverrover • Resident 2009
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04/04/2009
JUST moved into a place in backbay, and worked with BRW, i was VERY SCARED to work with them because of the previous reviews, but hey everyone deserves second chances. All my concerns and questions were attended to within 24 hours, and i felt very comfortable… See More
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Resident 2009
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03/01/2009
Recently moved to Boston, and was shopping for apartments, I was referred to Boston Realty Works through a friend and when I did some research about the company, I was a bit hesitant considering the past reviews. I made an appointment and was shown several apartments… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2009
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02/17/2009
DO NOT EVER RENT FROM BRW! To make things short...... you will be sorry if you do so. Trust me. See More
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Boston Realty Works Incorporated Manager

02/18/2009

Robert Weintraub is no longer involved in any way with the BRW rental/sales office. This office is under new management. This was clearly an isolated incident, and written by someone with a personal issue against a former employee.

Resident 2004 - 2009
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02/03/2009
I have moved a lot the last 15 years and have rented from many management companies. I am very tolerant but Boston Realty Works has managed to push all my buttons the past year. Their client servies is terrible, they don't return phone calls, emails and… See More
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Boston Realty Works Incorporated Manager

02/18/2009

This owner owes BRW over 40K, not for management fees, but for a judgment BRW has against the condo association for a legal action they lost.

Resident 2007 - 2008
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08/07/2008
I do not have one good thing to say about this management company or its property. Thank god my lease is up this month. From the 1st day I moved in to this disgusting, never cleaned apartment, I have had nothing but an awful experience. When… See More
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Boston Realty Works Incorporated Manager

10/20/2008

The description of the property this person mentioned does not match any of the buildings professionally management by Boston Realty Works. Further they must be confused as the Rental Sales office is an entirely separate company from Property Management. However, persons choosing to rent in Boston please be reminded that in all circumstances the landlords make the final decision regarding who they rent too and what work goes into a building. The gripes this individual has are both misdirected and counterintuitive. We wish them well moving forward.

Boston_Realty_Works_Is_Terrible • Resident 2007
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08/07/2008
Boston Realty Works is an absolutely terrible property management company. They rent you a shabby apartment, only worth it because of the great location. But when you have a pipe which floods your bathroom constantly, and it takes multiple calls over many months for them to… See More
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10/20/2008

Please be reminded that the Rental and Sales office is entirely separate from Management Company. Further, we advise all tenants to perform a thorough inspection of the property prior to signing a lease. This also includes submitting an apartment conditions statement after you have moved in. Landlords have the final say of what work is performed in a unit, not the management company. That being said, we have a 24-hour 7 days a week emergency answering service. This is a live voice that responds to any problem upon receipt of your call. This person's claims that a flood or serious issues with the apartment were not responded too are simply false. In a life threatening or emergency situation, such as a flood, we have a respond and correct policy first - then answer to the landlord later action plan. And again, it is up to the landlord to decide if and when to raise their rent, and how much. And it is up to the landlord to decide when to put their unit on the rental market and which rental offices they provide keys too. Real estate agents by law are required to give all existing tenants proper notice before they show an apartment. Any realtor who fails to do this should be turned over the RHA and have their license revoked.

Resident 2007 - 2008
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04/04/2008
I rented an apartment from BRW without researching their reputation- they had a lot of properties in the area that I wanted to live in and the timing was right. Unfortunately once I signed and moved in I figured out what a bad idea that was-… See More
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Boston Realty Works Incorporated Manager

10/20/2008

The claims in this person's statements are absurd. The fact that we are one of Boston's original and long time standing property management companies is a testament to expertise and professionalism in this industry. Further if this person were in fact knowledgeable of the industry then they would know that the rental office is a separate company, and that we do not hire agents to show any apartments, which we manage. We would have advised this person to turn that agent over to the RHA or the manager of their office and have their license revoked. Should the author of this originating rant wish to speak with me to learn more about any of the above, please contact me to discuss in more detail. Thank you.

woefullyunhappyrenter • Resident 2007
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11/27/2007
I hate this place. I hate it so much I've actually screamed into my pillow four times. I have been without hot water on at least 10 separate occasions. At 7 in the morning a man knocked twice on my door while I was still sleeping… See More
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    Weight Limit: 25lbs
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Weight Limit: 25lbs
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