In recent years more and more houses that get sold are knocked down and replaced by something bigger and newer. Historically that only happened with smaller modest houses on bigger lots. Recently nicer and newer houses have regularly been knocked down. That trend appears to be have just hit a new extreme.
According to the Boston Globe the potential buyer of this $2.7 million, 13 room house on West Newton Hill wants to make the deal contingent on having the option of knocking it down.