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…

We’ve Been in Your Shoes

We’ve Been in Your Shoes You’re a month or two into the home-buying process and it feels like you just can’t find the right home for your family. You’re juggling home improvements here and there, cleaning your house for showings, and all of life’s day-to-day responsibilities are piling up on your already full plate.  …

A Buyer’s Guide to a Multiple-Offer Situation

A Buyer’s Guide to a Multiple-Offer Situation In this fast paced, high demand, short supply market, navigating a multiple-offer situation as a buyer can be complicated and stressful.   If you’ve been on the losing end of a multiple-offer situation in the past, the chances are you spend a great deal of your day watching…

Navigating Your Way through a Home Inspection

Navigating Your Way Through a Home Inspection Getting your home inspected is a necessary step in the home-buying process, but it can be one of the most daunting. Houses which appear perfect from the curb may be hiding quite a few flaws. As you navigate your way through the home inspection process, keep these six…