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Posted on 10/19/2021
Sellers: Your House Could Be an Oasis for Buyers Seeking More Options
Sellers: Your House Could Be an Oasis for Buyers Seeking More Options Sellers have a great opportunity this season as buyer demand still heavily outweighs the current supply of homes for sale. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), today’s housing inventory sits at only a 2.6-month supply. To put that into perspective, a neutral market typically features...
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Posted on 10/18/2021
Canton, MA Real Estate Market Update 10/18/2021
Click here to view Canton, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 10/15/2021
What Do Past Years Tell Us About Today’s Real Estate Market?
What Do Past Years Tell Us About Today’s Real Estate Market? As you follow the news, you’re likely seeing headlines discussing what’s going on in today’s housing market. Chances are high that some of the more recent storylines you’ve come across mention terms like cooling or slowing when talking about where the market is headed. But what do these...
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Posted on 10/13/2021
Don’t Wait for a Lower Mortgage Rate – It Could Cost You
Don’t Wait for a Lower Mortgage Rate – It Could Cost You Today’s housing market is truly one for the record books. Over the past year, we’ve seen the lowest mortgage rates in history. And while those rates seemed to bottom out in January of this year, the golden window of opportunity for buyers isn’t over just yet. If...
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Posted on 10/13/2021
A Beginner's Guide to Potting Mix
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay With the amount of different soil options available, it’s hard for houseplant beginners to know what’s best. While many plants can thrive in almost any environment, soil included, others have specific requirements. Here we will go over the differences between the most commonly used potting mixes to help you make the best decisions...
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Posted on 10/11/2021
Experts Agree: Homeownership Provides a Path to Long-Term Wealth
Experts Agree: Homeownership Provides a Path to Long-Term Wealth A recent survey from LendingTree.com found there are multiple reasons why Americans would choose to purchase a home instead of renting. Some of the most popular non-financial reasons given include: The flexibility to make the space your own The pride homeownership offers The sense of stability In the same survey,...
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Posted on 10/11/2021
Dedham, MA Real Estate Market Update 10/11/2021
Click here to view Dedham, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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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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