When is the best time to sell my home?

We are asked this question often, and the answer is fairly straightforward: the best time to sell is when it’s best for YOU.   Yes, there’s certainly a seasonality to the real estate cycle. We might not recommend putting your home on the market the day before Thanksgiving or July 4th. In general, holidays are…

Selling with a Move in Mind

When you’ve lived in your home for 30, perhaps even 40, years, trying to visualize your next home can feel next to impossible.   Selling a house after so much time and so many memories is no small undertaking. There are the logistics of preparing for the sale, the decluttering, the small repairs, and the…

Keep Calm and Carry On With Your Search

With low inventory and multiple bidding wars, buyers looking for a new home can feel as if it’s never going to happen. Especially after searching for weeks at a time. It can be even more frightening for those who have a deadline to move – the end of a lease, a closing on their existing…

A Home Worth Fighting For

Weary of current market conditions. Burned, disappointed, and frustrated by multiple offers. Faced with properties that are selling way over the list price.   Does this sound familiar? A lot of our buyers are in the same boat. And the weariness is understandable!   It’s a tough time to be a buyer. Inventory is limited…

Not Your Every Day Advisor

Today, I grabbed lunch with a client that I sold a home to 10 years ago, we’ll call him Tom. Tom and I have stayed in touch over the past decade and we’ve grabbed lunch on multiple occasions. In fact, I talk to him quite often.   One of the things I like to do…

Buying and Selling During a Break-Up

Recently, a home that I sold 10 years ago resurfaced in a different light. This home belonged to a couple that I’ve come to know over the years, let’s call them Ron and Linda.   Ron and Linda bought their condo upon arriving to Boston 10 years ago and I can still remember the smile…

Embrace the Imperfect

If you’re anything like me, the moment you move into your new home you want to be unpacked with pictures hung on the wall, painting done, renovations complete and every last inch decorated to perfection.   However, the reality is that it will take a little longer than your first night to get your home…

Understanding For Sale By Owner

Understanding For Sale By Owner Occasionally, one of our buyers will hear from a friend of a friend, or a co-worker, about an owner who is trying to sell their home without the help of a real estate agent.   We affectionately refer to such sellers as FSBOs – For Sale By Owner.   The…