Shift with the shifting housing market

There’s something happening in Boston real estate right now, and it’s more than just the seasonal holiday slowdown. To put it bluntly, the market is shifting. It’s settling down. It’s taking a breather, so to speak. And as famous economist Herbert Stein once said, “If something cannot go on forever, it will stop.” A market shift can…

Hello Agent, Goodbye Stress

One of my agents recently worked with buyers, the proverbial empty nester couple, who were selling their home in the suburbs to buy a new home in the city. Let’s call them Sue and Bob.   Sue and Bob, unfortunately, had a very bad experience just before meeting my agent. They had gone to an…

Squashing the Stereotype

Let’s face it, the real estate industry has less than stellar reputation. Believe me, we’ve witnessed it firsthand. The reality is, not all agents are professional, polished and truly committed to client service. And, as with all industries, it’s a small few that often color the reputation of the group overall.   We understand the…

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…