As I sat down to write my weekly thoughts, Governor Baker serendipitously made another major announcement. That seems to be my luck lately! The stay at home order in Massachusetts will continue (at least) until May 18, 2020. What does that mean for all of us? Well, school is out anyway, so I guess we keep the course for a few weeks longer. I know we will get to a place that feels more "normal"... baby steps, right?
Recently, I have been very actively participating in the real estate world and from my perspective it is obvious that people are getting a little antsy. It’s keeping me busy! Thank you all for that. Nationally, aggregators and brokers are reporting similar things; online viewings of listings and showings over the last two weeks are up significantly. Showtime, which schedules showings for homes through an online portal reported viewings were up 39%.