Wellesley

May 21, 2022

Market Update: Week of 5/16/22

While out shopping last week I spotted a man in a T-shirt that said “Resilience 2020.” I was so struck by the shirt. The definition of resilience is to be “able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions”, and we have needed this trait so much in the ...

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May 7, 2022

Market Update: Week of 5/2/22

The topic of conversation when people see me these days continues to be: what is going to become of this market? You probably know that (along with most other experts) I believe we are NOT caught in a bubble that is going to suddenly break. It's an appreciation of prices with ...

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April 23, 2022

Market Update: Week of 4/16/22

We're jumping right into this week's blog with a more serious mood than last week, as the real estate market has suddenly taken on a different vibe. Industry experts, including myself, are grappling with what's to come. In fact, economists at Fannie Mae are reporting the following ...

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April 16, 2022

Market Update: Week of 4/11/22

The other night, I was watching one of the many real estate shows on Netflix. I know you've all watched these series showing glamorous agents selling houses in mere hours or days, and then moving on to the next one. It all looks so easy, and those glamorous brokers ...

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March 26, 2022

Market Update: Week of 3/21/22

Last week I saw a headline that read, "People are Making More Money on their Homes than their Yearly Salary." That is incredible to think of, really. Up until this time I have always told sellers and buyers, "we can't think of your primary residence as an investment opportunity ...
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March 13, 2022

Market Update: Week of 3/7/22

Wednesday is such a fun day here in Metro West. It's when the Realtors hit send on their computers and release their new listings on MLS. The post is then blasted into the universe for us all to see! Phones and computers all over the world receive alerts that a new property ...
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March 5, 2022

Real Estate Market Update: Week of 2/28

This week was the first time in two years that it began to feel like a "healthy" environment again out in the field. The rush of open houses and showings was attended by buyers, who were for the most part mask-free. I saw smiles and I heard laughter. People took the ...
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Feb. 25, 2022

Market Update: Week of 2/21/22

As I write this week’s blog I am in Los Angeles making the best of being stranded on the west coast as a result of the storm back east. I have heard from many of you who were also vacationing in the south or out west and also couldn’t make ...
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Feb. 19, 2022

Market Update: Week of 2/14/22

I felt like jumping for joy last week! Last Wednesday in Wellesley and Weston, 12 listings hit the market at the same time. It felt so good to make the call to buyers that we finally had some properties to tour! As you can imagine the scene ...
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Feb. 5, 2022

Market Update: Week of 1/31/22

 I received a call this week from a reporter with Bloomberg news who wanted to talk about bidding wars in the high end of the real estate market. As I was being interviewed about the luxury market, I reminded him to not lose sight of the fact that behind these ...
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