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Where Did Americans Move in 2017?

January 22, 2018

I would not have thought Alaska was a high inbound state but according to Atlas Van Lines that is the case!  Florida is evenly balanced which surprised me as I didn’t think people moved out of the sunshine state once they moved in?  What do you think is your state accurate?   Courtesy of Keeping […]

Great Spaces: Treasured Country Estate in Wellesley, Mass.

January 10, 2018

Another beautiful home to drool over for a while!  I would love the square footage of over 5000 square feet.  You could easily get lost in this home! Courtesy of Keeping Current Matters 2017 By Zoe Eisenberg Are you looking for a quiet retreat in the country? The Noyes-Parris estate, built in 1669 and listed in […]

Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step

January 5, 2018

First steps are always shaky and a bit scary but getting preapproved for a mortgage doesn’t have to be.  Just like learning to walk, learning the real estate process for buying a home can be a daunting task!  But as long as you have a professional Realtor (me!) on your side who has a team […]

Americans Believe Real Estate is Best Long-Term Investment

January 3, 2018

Thinking of a new home in 2018?  Most Americans believe real estate is the best long term investment as shown on the graph below.  With our prices stabilized and our buyers market now is the time to invest in that second home to use as a rental property for a few years.  Let’s start the […]

Painting Project in the Works? Consider the Colors of 2018

December 29, 2017

Thinking of updating your home in the New Year with fresh paint?  According to this article there are some very interesting paint choices available.  I have seen a lot of new construction homes lately and they are focusing on the light grey palette for most of their decorating.  I love the tile that looks like […]

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

December 27, 2017

Are you dreaming of a new home for the holidays?  Have you saved your money instead of spending it all on expensive presents for family and friends?  Your new home may be closer than you think.  Check out these myths that most buyers believe about their ability to purchase a new home.  You don’t need […]

Just Say No to Credit Card Cash Advances

December 22, 2017

This is the last weekend for Christmas shopping.  Before you go out and rack up that credit cards, review these tips about cash advances.  Remember all that money has to be paid back and, if you take a cash advance, you will start paying interest from the minute that money hits your hand.  If you […]

Homeownership Builds Wealth & Offers Stability

December 20, 2017

I am in the 47% of the property managers that will negotiate with the tenants I have rather than bring in new tenants at a higher rate.  My owners are always happy when they have a responsible tenant paying their rent each month and will usually give them a discounted rent to stay in the […]