Home Ownership

March 29, 2024

Market Update Week of 03/29/2024


Wow! It is truly amazing just how revved up the real estate market seems. We are back to witnessing houses flying off the market, and in some cases, landing in a different stratosphere from where they started. Five-ten-fifteen offers per property are stacked up for most listings. I used ...

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Feb. 2, 2024

Market Update Week of 02/02/2024

We need a new name for the "spring real estate market." The party really begins in January when we are navigating snow storms and bundled in our winter coats, there's nothing springlike about it! How about calling the 2024 selling season, "The Great Race"? Not very original, I know ...

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Dec. 16, 2023

Market Update Week of 12/16/2023


Everyone is feeling quite optimistic about the real estate market next year. Sellers are excited about what's to come, while buyers aren't quite sure what to hope for. Lower rates will help their bottom line, but could also send prices to increase if the market is flooded ...

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Nov. 3, 2023

Market Update Week of 11/03/2023

There is a disconnect going on between buyers and sellers. We see this when a market is poised to change. I am cautious in saying this however, as last fall I was writing the same thing worried about what was to come and in the end the slowdown was a little ...

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March 10, 2023

Market Update: Week of 3/6/23

One of the most common questions I hear from sellers is, "what should I do to get my house ready to sell, and what will I get back?" We evaluate on a case-by-case basis what makes the most sense for each listing, and factor in each seller's priorities ...

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Feb. 24, 2023

Market Update: Week of 2/20/2023

Let's have some fun this week and talk about design!


If you are moving into a new home or staying put and dreaming of updating a room or two, now is a good time to start planning. Spring is within reach and it's a season of renewal ...

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June 9, 2021

Market Update - Week of 6/7/2021

While having some work done on my house, it inspired me to dig even deeper into what builders and consumers are currently facing with incredibly high lumber prices.
An executive in the lumber industry told CNBC they are advising their customers to actually hold off on projects in anticipation of ...
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June 4, 2021

Market Update - Week of 5/31/21

I am writing this after a weekend getaway in sunny Florida where the stars aligned, and my family and I were able to relax while basking in the warm sun! Reports of cold and rainy weather here in Boston had us high-fiving for our ingenious plan to head to the ...
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May 27, 2021

Market Update - Week of 5/24/21

A client asked me if there were any new construction homes for them to see as we headed out today. I had to think about that one. Typically, I can run through a handful of homes being built throughout Wellesley, Weston, and the surrounding area--but this time, I couldn't ...
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May 20, 2021

Market Update - Week of 5/17/21

What a busy week it’s been. I rushed to put new properties on the market with the help of our sellers. For Realtors, listings are of course critical to feed buyers’ hungry appetites for a new home. These days, hearing about a new listing takes me back to my television ...
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