Blog :: 08-2016

The latest in listings, Real Estate news, and How-To's

MA Home Sales Down For The First Time In Over A Year

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The number of homes sold in MA actually decreased this past July. On Tuesday, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR) reported 5,799 sales in July – a 14% drop from last year. This is the first time MAR has reported a drop in sales in over a year.

7 Ways To Simplify Your Move

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It’s no secret – moving is stressful. There are a million and one things to consider and even more to plan and pack. You want to cut down your to do list as much as possible and part of that is getting prepared for the big day ahead of time. These tips will help your transition smoothly into your new home.

Questions Every Home Seller Should Be Prepared To Answer

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Home sellers are ending summer on top – with high demand and sales at their strongest in nearly a decade. If you’re planning to list your home in the coming weeks, make it as accessible as possible to buyers by answering all their questions.

4 Summertime Treats for You and Your Home

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With summer on its way out and fall fast approaching, you're probably doing your best to soak in the sun while you still can. However, there are a few things you can do with your property that will make what's left of the summer even more enjoyable. Each of these four projects can bring an extra boost to your summer!

The Worst Home-Buying Advice

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If you’re looking to buy a house, you’re bound to have well-meaning friends and family pull you aside and say, “Let me give you some advice.” After all, they’ve been throughout the same process, or they’ve watched too much “House Hunters.” But even though they’re trying to be helpful, having an opinion doesn’t mean they’re [...]

This Is How Much Walkability Influences Real Estate Prices in Boston

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Walkability was a particularly desirable quality in Boston real estate compared to the 13 other metro regions tracked in the study. On average, a one point walk score increase translated to a $3,250 price bump. That’s 700 dollars less than in Boston.