Blog :: 03-2015

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The Spring Seasonings Lineup has been Announced!

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The Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce has Officially Announced the 2015 Spring Seasonings Lineup!

 

Restaurants include: 3 Squares Restaurant, Blue on Highland, the Capital Grille, COOK Newton, the Cottage, Craft Beer Cellar, Davio's Cucin, Fiorella's, Gubba Rum,

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What to Do After Inheriting a Home

After inheriting a home, there are a few things to consider regardless of whether you plan to keep, sell or lease the property.

1.     Check the title.

In order to ensure that the home is transferable to you, confirm that the ownership is in the name it is intended.

2.     Make sure there are no liens against the property.

You should [...]

NAR Survey Shows Millennials are Buying the Most Homes

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According to the National Association of REALTORS® Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study, millennials make up the largest percent of recent buyers.  Thirty-two percent of all buyers in the past year have been 34

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In 2014, 1.2 Million Borrowers Regained Equity

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CoreLogic® conducted an analysis that showed that 1.2 million borrowers regained equity in 2014, bring the total number of mortgaged homes with equity at the end of 2014 to 89 percent.  However, from Q3 to Q4 of 2014, the negative equity value increased $7 billion to $348.8 billion.  Over the course

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Consumers are Becoming More Optimistic about the Economy

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With an increase in employment opportunities, consumers are becoming more optimistic about the economy.  In turn, this improves the housing market.  Fannie Mae’s February 2015 Housing Survey™ showed an all time high of 47 percent of people think that the economy is headed in the right

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Should You Wait to Make an Offer on a New Listing?

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While buying a home is a major decision, you may miss out if you wait too long to make an offer.  If you have gotten your mortgage preapproval letter, researched the neighborhood and market, and find a home that you like, it’s best to make an offer as quickly as possible.

If a house has

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1998: The Start of Newton Development, LLC

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This week in 1998, James Lowenstern was featured in an article titled "New Construction still sought, but Inventory in the Area is Scarce--and Expensive" that  appreared in The Tab. The article discusses that because new construction was so scarce but in such high demand, Castles Unlimited President James

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