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By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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The Cost of a Home Is Far More Important than the Price Housing inventory is at an all-time low. There are 39% fewer homes for sale today than at this time last year, and buyer demand continues to set records. Zillow recently reported: “Newly pending sales are up 25.5% compared to the same week l...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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How Low Inventory May Impact the Housing Market This Fall Real estate continues to be called the ‘bright spot’ in the current economy, but there’s one thing that may hold the housing market back from achieving its full potential this year: the lack of homes for sale. Buyers are actively searchin...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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You’ve heard of a buyer’s and seller’s market, but have you heard of a renter’s market?Renters now have more negotiating power than they’ve had in a long time.In a city that is usually full to the brim with students, recent graduates starting their first jobs, and young families- something is def...

By Nigel Griffiths, Real Estate SEO Experts - Lead Generation - USA
(Pearlydean Marketing)
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The average time needed for selling a house all through to closing is around 65 days.If your home exceeds this duration, there may be some underlying reasons why it’s not selling. But if you are wondering how will I sell my Chelmsford MA house fast, don’t despair because you have us as your reput...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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    There has been much talk around the possibility that Americans are feeling less enamored with the benefits of living in a large city and now may be longing for the open spaces that suburban and rural areas provide. In a recent Realtor Magazine article, they discussed the issue and addressed c...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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I think after the 1st of the year, this year, we all went to bed and while we were sleeping some alien force teleported us to Bizarro World where things are not anything like we are used to! Who would have thought that during a "worldwide" health crisis, where economies and people were locked dow...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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One of the biggest surprises of 2020 is the resilience of the residential real estate market. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), is now forecasting that more homes will sell this year than last year. He’s also predicting home sales to increaseby 8-12% ne...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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Here we are in September of 2020. What a strange year it has been! I think everyone can agree with that. Especially, with our cities experiencing "peaceful" protests, rioting, looting and shooting, arson, insurrection & general mayhem. This weekend is Labor Day weekend. The education year usually...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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I want to share this article from the Bay State Realtor® written by Stephen M. Perry ESQ,. It is always good to be reminded to think before we open our mouths or rush to answer. Also, we as Realtors®, need to perform our own due diligence on any seller property we represent or property we are sho...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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Holy Moly! In 1985 when we purchased our home I never would have thought or even believed the interest rates would be where they are today! I almost fell off my feet when one of our sons called and told me the interest rate he just locked in on a refinance of his home. 2.75% 30-year fixed!! We pa...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
(FITZGERALD Real Estate)
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When you make improvements to your home, the question you need to ask yourself before you make any significant changes should be - Will this add to my home's value or make my home more marketable or both?  Value in Real Estate translates into the dollar value of a property. The price a house sell...

By Corinne Fitzgerald, Realtor/Broker/Owner, FITZGERALD Real Estate
(FITZGERALD Real Estate)
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  We are so fortunate to have received the much-needed rain these past few days. Some of the rain came in light showers and others in downpours and thunderstorms.   When it rains, especially with heavy downpours, you may take note of whether your gutters are working correctly or if you don't have...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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One thing this COVID-19 health crisis has done or is doing is changing how people work. Companies and their employees are finding business still works when employees work from home. They may even be more efficient AND with the potential of workers opting to leave the cities for the suburbs or eve...

By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor with Century 21
(Century 21)
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Real Estate in Boston by Century 21 Affiliated Agent Michael MahoneyGreater Boston Real Estate Update by Realtor Michael Mahoney I do hope this finds you and your family well, healthy and gainfully employed. I know it's challenging for a lot of people. If I can help you personally, please feel fr...

By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor with Century 21
(Century 21)
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Real Estate in Boston by Century 21 Affilated Agent Michael MahoneyGreater Boston Real Estate Update by Realtor Michael Mahoney I do hope this finds you and your family well, healthy and gainfully employed. I know it's challenging for a lot of people. If I can help you personally, please feel fre...

By Associate Broker Falmouth MA Cape Cod Heath Coker, Heath Coker Robert Paul Properties Falmouth MA
(http://www.CapeGroup.com & http://www.REindex.com)
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Buyers With No Check - Beware, Deal or no Deal?What if the buyer doesn't deliver the offer check? The Cape Cod and Islands Association Of Realtors (CCIAOR) recently published an article providing direction on this question. Basically, if you used one form for the offer, the answer is no deal. If ...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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Now that we're into August I decided to show the July SOLD statistics for our little New England town of Georgetown, Massachusetts. The market is still strong driven by high demand and low inventory. Included in the numbers are Single Family, Multi-Family, Condos, and Land. As you'll see there we...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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The answer to that question is YES, demand still exists in the housing market. Will it continue to exist? Demand never really goes away, sometimes it's greater than other times. It's the inventory that's hurting us now. That and this virus that has most people unnerved (some more than others). Un...

By Larry Costa, Realtor, MA Real Estate
(Century 21 Classic Gold, Carver MA)
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Stunning Townhome! Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $419,000 Condominium Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom45 UnitsInterior: 1,850 sqftLot: 52.00 acre(s)Year Built: 2016MLS #: 72693513 Location 38 Sarah Hunt Reed WayMiddleboro, MA 02346USA Larry Costa C...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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People always wonder whether it's the right time to place their home(s) on the active market. I guess it would depend on your reason for considering that option. There are many reasons for selling. Job relocation, avoid foreclosure, downsize, upgrade, end of relationship, death, and so on. In my ...

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