I’m happy to report that Massachusetts home prices and sales are continuing an upward trend. According to the Warren Group, single-family home sales across Massachusetts jumped 10 percent in January, compared to January 2012. It was the best January for the local real estate market since 2007. In a recent news release, Timothy M. Warren Jr., CEO of The Warren Group, noted that "recent pending sales data are a hopeful sign for a strong spring market.”
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I was tickled to see this comic strip hanging up at the Needham Trader Joe's.
Lillian from Holliston writes: We're putting our home on the market soon. We know it looks a little dated, but we only have a few thousand dollars budgeted to make upgrades. What do you think will give us the biggest bang for the buck?
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The Boston area MLS (called MLSPIN) is a great resource for finding a home in and around Boston. On any given day, the Boston MLS lists some 20,000 homes for sale in Boston, the Boston suburbs, and beyond.
Boston's luxury real estate market is looking good this spring. We've already seen an increase in the volume of sales over the same time last year. 274 single family homes priced at $1 million and above have sold in the area this spring, compared to 231 luxury homes sold last year.
With Valentine's Day less than two weeks away, I thought it would be fun to highlight homes for sale in the Boston suburbs for the romantic in all of us. Here are three of my faves:
Curious which manses in the Boston suburbs offer the sweetest "man caves" to check out the Superbowl? Here are some fun pics to check out.
There are plenty of articles about interviewing listing agents, but it's often tough to know what to ask a buyer's agent. One of our new clients had some great questions they asked a previous client of ours and I thought they might be helpful. By the way, we were thrilled by our client's answers about working with my husband Kyle! (also shown below)
I'm so excited that my article about Sherborn was published in the Wall Street Journal today. Kyle & I love living here and when I got the opportunity to write about this peaceful community I was pleased to jump at it.
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