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There is more to life than Real Estate. My intention is to provide not only Real Estate information but items that we all face and experience in our daily journey through life.
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Ok, here's the $64,000 question. How much is enough when it comes to updating/fixing your home to place it on the active market? Some folks go all in without regard for return on investment. Others do the bare minimum (lipstick on a pig). The best thing to do is ask your trusted professional Real...
05/13/2022
First, Happy Cinco da Mayo, which is widely celebrated in the United States.So, the good news is sellers are generally happy about price increases, BUT, are buyers and sellers looking for a new home before their closing? One of our sons just placed their home on the active market last week. Withi...
05/05/2022
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Happy May Day! The 1st of May is also known as International Workers Day and since we as Realtors work as hard as any other worker, Thank you for your dedication to the public by helpinbg them through the purchase and/or sale of Real Estate.Now that May is here the gardens will be planted, and cu...
05/01/2022
I remember when my wife and I were house hunting in the mid-1980s. Housing prices were rising and interest rates were rising. We were wondering if we'd really be able to afford a house if the trajectory on pricing and interest kept rising. We had been looking for a bit and were getting antsy BUT ...
04/20/2022
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When I was in the corporate world we experimented with remote working. It made management uncomfortable but they were looking for ways to increase productivity and cut costs but it didn't really catch on.  Fast forward 2 decades... You-know-what changed the face of business. Technology had made s...
04/06/2022
Spring has Sprung in many parts of the nation. There are still some areas in the northern reaches and higher elevations of the country where it is cold and snowy still, but nonetheless, Spring is here and the Spring Market for Real Estate is preparing to enter into high gear. I've noticed increas...
03/31/2022
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War is not glorious. No one really wins. War can divide a nation and cause that division to fall upon the soldier who simply did their duty.Wars usually come about from government dealings/tinkerings with other governments. A push here a shove there an alliance with another... Politics. Sometimes...
03/29/2022
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What is it with politicians? How many times do we have to tell them NO? In Massachusetts, the State Legislature is, once again,  attempting to place another surcharge on Real Estate sales. Massachusetts already has a sales tax on real estate sales. It's called tax stamps.Currently, MA sellers mus...
03/23/2022
Is mortgage pre-approval/pre-qualification important?Simply answered...Yes.Rates are rising, inventory is continuously low, both buyers and sellers are experiencing challenging times finding new homes to purchase. That being the case, do you want your financing to be an added challenge to an alre...
03/14/2022
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Good Morning. Aside from a freak Spring snowstorm, we've made it to the precipice of Spring. I consider Daylight Saving Time as the inauguration of Spring, that time of year nature comes out of its winter resting period. I've noticed the local garden centers are gearing up. All the gardening and ...
03/12/2022
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There is more to life than Real Estate. My intention is to provide not only Real Estate information but items that we all face and experience in our daily journey through life.