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Considering downsizing from the Boston suburbs?

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

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

Five home features that make Boston winters a little nicer

Posted by Leslie Mann on Wed, Feb 19, 2014 @ 06:34 PM

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Topics: Boston real estate, energy home features

Attracting international home buyers

Posted by Leslie Mann on Sat, Feb 8, 2014 @ 04:07 PM



International buyers purchased more than $68 billion in single-family homes in the U.S. last year--with 63 percent paying cash for the homes. If you're going to be selling your home, it's important that your realtor be adept at not just promoting your home to local buyers but to buyers who may be coming to Boston from around the world.

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Topics: Boston real estate, Boston realtor, selling Boston luxury homes

Choosing among multiple bids

Posted by Leslie Mann on Tue, Jul 2, 2013 @ 09:36 PM

This weekend I accompanied a client to an open house in Hopkinton that was clearly going to result in multiple offers on the home. The home was in a great location and in a desirable neighborhood. The home was abuzz with activity, and there were a handful of potential buyers out in the yard, deep in conversation with their buyer’s agents discussing bidding strategies. It’s a great situation for the home seller. But once the flurry is over, how do they pick from among all these offers? And how to they know which offer will be most likely to go through?

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Topics: Boston real estate, Boston realtor, Hopkinton MA homes for sale, Hopkinton real estate, Hopkinton realtor, Boston homes for sale