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Posted on 10/09/2021
What’s Causing Today’s Competitive Real Estate Market? 
What’s Causing Today’s Competitive Real Estate Market? Some Highlights Today’s strong sellers’ market is the direct result of high demand and low supply. Low mortgage rates and generational trends have created an increased demand for homes. Meanwhile, the slower pace of new home construction and homeowners staying in their homes longer have both led to today’s low supply. If...
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Posted on 10/08/2021
111,285 Reasons You Should Buy a Home This Year
111,285 Reasons You Should Buy a Home This Year The financial benefits of buying a home versus renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored – the ability to build wealth as a homeowner. According to the latest research from the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Homeownership is a key pathway...
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Posted on 10/07/2021
What Do Supply and Demand Tell Us About Today’s Housing Market?
What Do Supply and Demand Tell Us About Today’s Housing Market? There’s a well-known economic theory – the law of supply and demand – that explains what’s happening with prices in the current real estate market. Put simply, when demand for an item is high, prices rise. When the supply of the item increases, prices fall. Of course, when...
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Posted on 10/07/2021
The Main Key To Understanding the Rise in Mortgage Rates
The Main Key To Understanding the Rise in Mortgage Rates Every Thursday, Freddie Mac releases the results of their Primary Mortgage Market Survey which reveals the most recent movement in the 30-year fixed mortgage rate. Last week, the rate was announced as 3.01%. It was the first time in three months that the mortgage rate surpassed 3%. In a...
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Posted on 10/07/2021
4 Tips To Prep for Your Home Sale This Fall
4 Tips To Prep for Your Home Sale This Fall Even in a hot sellers’ market like today’s in which homes are selling so quickly, it’s still important to make a good first impression on potential buyers. Taking the time upfront to prep your house appropriately can bring in the greatest return on your investment. Here are four simple...
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Posted on 10/07/2021
Reasons Renters Buy
Reasons Renters Buy [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights When deciding whether you should rent or buy, make sure you’re considering these factors. Buying a home means consistent monthly payments. Homeownership also helps to build your wealth. And owning a home gives you greater flexibility than renting. If you’re ready to take advantage of the perks of homeownership, let’s connect to explore...
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Posted on 10/06/2021
Your Guide to Building a Flower Pot Fountain
You can create your own simple and welcoming water fountain for your yard or porch using materials you might already have. If you have one or more ceramic flower pots gathering dust, you can turn them into a water feature in only a few simple steps. Here we’ll go over all the materials you need and the process...
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Posted on 10/04/2021
Norwood, MA Real Estate Market Update 10/4/2021
Click here to view Norwood, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 10/01/2021
As Home Equity Rises, So Does Your Wealth
As Home Equity Rises, So Does Your Wealth Homeownership is still a crucial part of the American dream. For those people who own a home (and those looking to buy one), it’s clear that being a homeowner has considerable benefits both emotionally and financially. In addition to long-term stability, buying a home is one of the best ways to...
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Posted on 09/30/2021
Don’t Tackle Selling Your Home on Your Own – an Agent Can Help
Don’t Tackle Selling Your Home on Your Own – an Agent Can Help If you’re looking to maximize your sale and minimize your effort, you need to work with a real estate professional. In a sellers’ market like today’s, it can be tempting to list your house on your own – known as For Sale By Owner (FSBO). But...
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Posted on 09/29/2021
Low Light, No Problem: 5 Houseplants for Your Bedroom
Image by Zandria Ross from Pixabay There are many benefits of keeping houseplants in your bedroom. Improved sleep, cleaner air and aesthetic appeal are just a few reasons many swear by bedroom greenery. However, if your bedroom doesn’t get a lot of sunlight during the day, you might feel like this option won’t work for you. Luckily there...
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Posted on 09/28/2021
Early October is the Sweet Spot for Buyers
Early October is the Sweet Spot for Buyers Are you looking to buy a home? If so, we’ve got good news for you. While there’s no denying the housing market is having a great year, many of the headlines are focused on the perks for sellers. But what about buyers today? As a buyer, you’re likely braving bidding wars...
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