Cell - 617.320.7219Office - 617.266.5200Fax - 617.266.5211

18 Arlington Street | Boston | MA 02116

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About Stephen McCarthy

Sales Associate - Boston - Back Bay Office
18 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116
Cell: 617.320.7219

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I know your time is valuable and buying or selling real estate is stressful.

My job is to take away some of that stress by assisting you with a high degree of professionalism and efficiency.

I take a tremendous amount of pride helping someone through the process of a real estate transaction. Taking it very seriously when anyone calls me for assistance with buying or selling.

I have been fortunate enough to be part of over 350 successful closings in my career, where I created a solid foundation of repeat referrals.

I would love to put my experience to work for you and have you as a client. I will work hard to help you buy your next home or sell your current home.

Areas Covered

I have been a Full Time Boston Real Estate Sales Agent since 2001.

I focus primarily on the South Boston, MA real estate market. However I have closed sales throughout Greater Boston.

I monitor values and market activity so that I may provide my clients with timely market information and expertise.

I work with both buyers and sellers of real estate. I also place tenants for owners of income property.

Please contact me you are interested in selling, buying or renting real estate in the Boston area.

Professional Specialty

Working with buyers and sellers in the Boston real estate market.

Buyer's Agent

Seller's Agent

Tenant Placement

  • This is the second time we have used Stephen as our real estate agent and we could not recommend him more!! His professionalism, quick responses, advice and ability to navigate the home buying process made our experience smooth and easy. We will plan to use him for any home purchases or sales in th...

  • My wife and were searching for our first home. Stephen was patient, knowledgeable, and worked extremely hard for us. He knew the ins and outs of the locations and markets we were looking. His commitment, work ethic, and overall knowledge of the markets was incredible and we couldn't be happier in w...

  • He is super responsive, patient, and goes above and beyond. Though South Boston is his area of expertise, he is knowledgable about the whole city, and even some of the surrounding suburbs. Stephen gives measured, sound advice and considers what you?re looking for when you?re weighing a property. Fr...

  • Stephen was great. He listed and sold my condo for over asking. He was incredibly responsive to all my (many) questions. He also came on a holiday to assist with some paperwork and notarize it.

  • This is full time job for Stephen, so he takes it seriously. He made it as stress free as possible in selling a house that has been in the family for 95 years. Excellent communicator. I really enjoyed working with him.

  • Stephen was WONDERFUL to work with! He was incredibly responsive, professional, and knowledgeable about the properties we discussed. I found the perfect place for me in Boston with his help and couldn't be happier. I would highly recommend him!

  • Stephen was phenomenal to work with during our apartment search. He was available by phone/email and always responded very quickly and efficiently to our questions. Our applications were promptly reviewed and we were able to sign the lease easily online. He arranged for us to meet the landlord and ...

  • We were referred to Stephen by a neighbor who spoke very highly of him. Stephen came well prepared to our initial meeting having done research on our condo. He worked with us to price the condo appropriately and hosted multiple open houses. After finding the right buyer, Stephen worked tirelessly w...

  • Stephen went above and beyond when finding us an apartment to rent in Southie! He is professional, honest and helpful. Stephen is knowledgeable about the market and very polite. We always felt comfortable with him. Not only did we see our new apartment once, but he also let us in a second time to d...

  • Stephen was very prompt and detailed when responding to our many inquiries concerning the property and listing. He introduced us to the landlord of the property and ensured both of our housing needs were met. Our applications were also promptly responded to and we were able to sign the lease easily ...

  • Stephen is very professional and helpful in the process of buying a home in South Boston. He was always prepared and had detailed knowledge of real estate market in the area. It was very enjoyable working with Stephen and I highly recommend him!

  • Steven helped my girlfriend and I get a great rental in South Boston. The unit was a popular one and he did an incredible job getting the place for us. I would highly recommend him to anyone in the area and would love to work with him again in the future.

  • My fianc? and I worked with Stephen to purchase our first condo in South Boston this fall, and we could not recommend him more as a Real Estate agent! He was incredibly professional, honest and knowledgeable about both the market in South Boston and the surrounding areas. We were working with him f...

  • My wife and I worked with Stephen when we were looking to purchase our first condo in South Boston. His knowledge and expertise of the market and the neighborhood was exceptional and really made us comfortable with his advice. He was extremely patient with us throughout the process and his insigh...

  • I went through a few agents looking for a place in South Boston and eventually got connected with Steve. There's no denying that he knows the market better than anyone. He's accurate with his assessments of house values and is very proactive finding the houses that were recently put on the market...

  • Stephen has the patience of a saint! My husband and I were moving back to the city from the suburbs and knew we needed to be in Southie or Charlestown and Stephen not only toured many places with us but when we would put an offer in (lost a few places- no reflection of Stephen but really of the cur...

  • Stephen was great to work with during our apartment search. The process was very fast, he always made himself available and was extremely flexible working with us to negotiate a win win for both us and the landlord. I'd highly recommend working with him and plan to if we are ever in the market agai...

  • Stephen made our home buying process as stress free as it could have been. He knows the business inside and out and was patient and respectful of our needs/requests/questions/schedules. We will definitely be working with Stephen again when it comes time to buy or sell again!

  • Super helpful and very honest. Stephen responded quickly and efficiently to all of our questions and requests. He was very accommodating and we felt comfortable reaching out to him whenever we had a question. He knows the area very well and seems to have many connections with people in the communit...

  • We had a great experience with Stephen, he is knowledgeable and very helpful. He worked with our budget and timeline to secure an apartment we really wanted, and made communicating every step of the way painless! I highly recommend Stephen as a Realtor.

  • Stephen has been our real estate agent for 5+ years - in that time, he's found us a fantastic condo in Cambridge, and, now, a great home in Belmont. He's been an invaluable sounding board for us in our two home searches, a true advocate for us when we've negotiated with sellers on the purchases, a...

  • I worked with Stephen to rent/lease an apartment that I own. Throughout the process, Stephen was an absolute jewel. In addition to his lovely personality, he was the consummate real estate professional and could not have been more accommodating. He did what he said he would do (which, in and of its...

  • I have worked with Stephen for a few years now. After working with a number of real estate professionals- I quickly realized that Stephen is one of the best. I was new to the Boston market a few years back- Stephen's decade+ of experience/ knowledge of the area was extremely helpful. Stephen un...

  • Extremely professional, polite, and courteous. Very knowledgeable in Southie real estate market. Always doing the best for his clients and listening to all of our needs. His promptness is a trait in itself. If you are serious about buying, selling or renting in South Boston, Stephen is the go to gu...

  • Stephen McCarthy was a pleasure to work with. My condo was under agreement in just over three weeks because of his market knowledge and aggressive approach to get interested buyers to see the property. Steve handled all the small tasks ( getting unit "dressed" for show (i.e touch up paint, cleani...

  • Working with Stephen was great. He made the process very easy, was quick with responses, explained exactly what we needed to do and did whatever he could do to help us. I definitely recommend.

  • Stephen is absolutely phenomenal and I highly recommend him. My wife and I first partnered with Stephen to purchase our South Boston home. He was so good that we went back to Stephen when we decided to sell the same place he helped us purchase. He's thorough, responsive and overall a great person t...

  • Stephen is a great professional to work with - knowledgeable, very responsive, and patient. I'd highly recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell in the South Boston market.

  • I was referred to Stephen through a friend and could not have had a better experience. Stephen is a knowledgeable, high-integrity, thoughtful and responsive agent who advised me extremely well through the process of selling my home. His insight and advice was spot-on and played out exactly as I wou...

  • Stephen was very helpful throughout our search as he was able to find us a great condo that was in the beginning stage of a gut renovation. Stephen was responsive and helpful during the process that included lots of back and fourth with the developer including special requests and picking out finish...

  • Stephen came highly recommended, and I was not disappointing. He doesn't push you into anything you are uncomfortable with, but at the same time gives you his honest expert opinion. I would recommend him to anyone seeking an agent, and will certainly use him again in the future.

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