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Considering downsizing from the Boston suburbs?

Posted by Leslie Mann on Fri, Mar 7, 2014 @ 11:02 PM

When I hear the term downsizing I often think of seniors, but I've noticed an interesting trend lately. My friends with kids who are headed to college are positively giddy about getting out of the burbs. They loved suburban life while the kids were young but now they're anxious for the next phase of their lives. Free of carpools and lawn care, they're excited about embarking on a new adventure. One friend excitedly whispered to me "we just have one year left before we put our plan into action!"

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Topics: Boston real estate, 2014 real estate trends, downsizing in Boston suburbs

Winter isn't slowing down home buyers

Posted by Leslie Mann on Mon, Jan 20, 2014 @ 03:04 PM

Neither the cold weather or the Pats game (sorry, I know...) were slowing down the real estate market this past weekend. Here's why: As our friends at MSA Mortgage pointed out in the above chart, interest rates are still very low. Buyers are out in force, looking to snag a home before the spring market gets a little crazy and rates start to creep up.

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Topics: Boston real estate market, Concord MA real estate, Wellesley real estate, Sherborn real estate, Boston suburbs luxury real estate, 2014 real estate trends