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Free Friday Flicks at the Hatch Shell Boston 2018

July 6th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

Free Friday Flicks at the Hatch Shell Boston 2018

Free Movies on The Boston Esplanade at The Hatch ShellWBZ NewsRadio 1030 and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) present the 33rd annual Free Friday Flicks, a movie series at DCR’s Hatch Shell on the Esplanade in Boston!

People of all ages flock to the banks of the Charles River with their own chairs, blankets and picnics to enjoy these Free movies under the stars.

All movies are shown at sundown (approximately 8:00pm – more exact times are listed below). But come early to grab your spot on the lawn…and visit the WBZ Tent for lots of free giveaways, food samples and fun interactive games!

Movies begin at sundown, but arrive early to grab your spot on the lawn and enjoy free games and giveaways with WBZ NewsRadio 1030. The fun starts at 6pm!

2018 Schedule – What’s Playing This Week? 

Friday June 22, Sunset (~8:24 pm) – Despicable Me 3 (PG)

Friday July 13, Sunset (~8:19 pm) – Emoji Movie (PG)
Friday July 20, Sunset (~8:14 pm) – Elf (PG)
Friday July 27, Sunset (~8:07 pm) – Cars 3 (PG)

Friday August 3, Sunset (~7:59 pm) – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle PG-13
Friday August 10, Sunset (~7:50 pm) – Coco (PG)
Friday August 17, Sunset (~7:40 pm) – Beauty and The Beast (PG)
Friday August 24, Sunset (~7:29 pm) – Thor: Ragnarok (PG-13)

Movies begin at sundown, but arrive early to grab your spot on the lawn and enjoy free games and giveaways with WBZ NewsRadio 1030.

The fun starts at 6:00pm with WBZ’s Morgan White Jr.!

For more information or cancellation due to weather, call the Free Friday Flicks Hotline: 617-787-7200 or visit wbz.com

To keep an eye on fun events in and around the city – check out BostonCentral.com

Want to live closer to The Hatch Shell in Boston – Check out these Stunning Condos in Beacon Hill

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Peter Boie’s Mind-Blowing Magic Show at Bird Park Walpole

July 5th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

Peter Boie’s Mind-Blowing Magic Show

What:

The Trustees invites the public to Peter Boie’s mind-blowing magic show at Bird Park! If you don’t believe in magic, Boie, a self-described “magician for nonbelievers,” will make you a believer. Boie’s award-winning show combines original magic with a heavy dose of humor to create a performance that will defy your reality and make you laugh out loud. And what possibly could make this show even better? Ice cream! Yes, Crescent Ridge Dairy will be at the park selling their delicious, award-winning ice cream for you to enjoy! Boie’s performance is part of Bird Park’s Summer Sundays Series, a variety of engaging, family-friendly performances and live wild animal shows every Sunday, July 8 – August 12. All shows are held at the Music Court (stone stage), with informal seating on the lawn. Please bring blankets or chairs for your comfort. Picnics welcome! Plan to arrive a few minutes early.

Who:

Presented by The Trustees

When:

Sunday, July 8, 3:00 – 4:00pm

Where:

Music Court at Francis William Bird Park, East Walpole. Largest Parking Lot at Polley Lane (use “135 Polley Lane” for GPS).

How: Please prepay by registering online at www.thetrustees.org/birdpark (look for link to all upcoming events) or pay on the day with cash or by check. Questions? Membership? Contact Maura (mogara@thetrustees.org; 508-668-6136). For updates and announcements, please follow Bird Park programs on Facebook @friendsofbirdpark.

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Fourth of July Greater Boston Real Estate Report

July 3rd, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

Greater Boston Real Estate Report by Realtor Michael Mahoney

Greater Boston Real Estate Market Report Weekly Update For July 3rd
Happy Fourth of July

Here is What’s Happening Right Now in Greater Boston Real Estate

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Detached Single-Family Homes: The 1,217 homes sold in May 2018 was the fifth highest sales volume for the month and was a 2.4 percent decrease from the 1,247 homes sold in
May 2017. This total is above the 15-year historical monthly sales average for May of 1,132 homes sold. The median sales price reached arecord high for the month of May at $629,000 which was a 5.4 percent increase from the May 2017 median sales prices of $597,000.
Condominiums: With 1,060 condos sold, it was the eighth most active May on record in Greater Boston, and a 2.8 percent decrease in sales from the 1,091 units sold in May 2017. This total remains above the 15-year historical sales total for condos sold in May of 1,030 units. The median sales price ofcondos also reached a new record high for the month of May at $550,000, which is a 4.8 percent increase from May 2017’s median sales price of $525,000

To get the full report on Boston today – Click here

What’s The Median Home Value In Your State?

If you’ve entered the real estate market as a buyer or a seller, you’ve inevitably heard the mantra “location, location, location” in reference to identical homes increasing or decreasing in value based on where they’re located.
In today’s housing market where home prices are appreciating quickly, it’s important to know that not every home appreciates at the same rate. The map below demonstrates that point on a state-by-state basis using data from the National Association of Realtors. If you want to know the value of your home, you can get the value now

If you are curious about your value, check your current value here

The 5 Most Expensive Homes in Greater Boston Right Now

I love to look at expensive homes on the market. I love to see the rich architectural details and amenities luxury
homes offer. Here are the 5 Most Expensive Homes in Greater Boston

The home above is an amazing estate located at 50 Winsor Way, Weston, MA 02493. The price of this home is 18.5mm
This listing is being marketed by Landvest.
You have to see the virtual tour provided by the brokerage on this property

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The Most Expensive Home Sold in Norfolk or Suffolk County Last Week

The most expensive home sold last week was in Norfolk County. It was in Westwood at 16 Pettees Pond Lane. The property was comprised of 18 rooms, 6 bedrooms, 8 full baths and 1 half baths. It was sited on 5.59 acres. It listed for $4,280,000 and sold for $3,925,000.

Here is how the broker described the property:

Rare offering – Complete Turn key home can come fully furnished – Design and build unlike other new homes in this area – Sophisticated Contemporary elegance – Gated entrance circular drive – 10 ft ceilings, Select Walnut and Marble floors, Rich detail, Floor to ceiling windows, Amazing privacy yet great location close to all – State of the art technology, Complete gym, Wine cellar, Office with mahogany builtins, Cooks dream kitchen with island and separate eating area, Formal dining room, butlers pantry, Fireplaced family room, Guest suite on first floor, Second floor offers All bedrooms ensuite, Luxurious Master suite with sitting room, dressing closets, Marble and Onyx bath, Inlaw/Nanny apartment on second floor, Gentlemens style pub room, Indoor heated salt water pool, Jacuzzi steam shower, Pool deck has desert air dehumidifier, Patio offers built in kitchen, Grill, Pizza oven, Fire pit, Finished lower level with Theatre setup, Play room, 4 car heated attached garage. See details here

 





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439 North Main Street Sharon MA – Weekend Showings

June 30th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

439 North Main Street Sharon MA – Weekend Showings

439 North Main Street Sharon MA

Here is What’s Happening Right Now in Greater Boston Real Estate

June 28th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

Greater Boston Real Estate Market Report
Weekly Update June 27th
Greater Boston Real Estate Report by Realtor Michael Mahoney

Here is What’s Happening Right Now in Greater Boston Real Estate

Overall, there is a shortage of homes for sale. Many of the homes going on the market that are in good condition are receiving multiple offers. Many buyers are waiving their contingencies. Can you imagine making an offer on a multi hundred thousand dollar item and waiving your right to inspect it? Some buyers are waiving their home inspections due to the competitiveness of the Greater Boston market today. If you are buyer, you need the right agent in order to make sure you get the house under agreement, but to also protect your interest.

We have seen the lowest number of homes for sale since April 2004. I have attached the latest pending sales report for you.

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What I Am Telling People Who Say Their House is Not Ready for Sale

For many of my older clients, I am telling that them that if they are contemplating a sale in the next few years, it may be better to move up the timeline. Most people who are putting off the sale of their home for a couple of years do so, because they think they need to do a lot to get the house ready for sale. The market right now is very forgiving. Buyers are so nervous about the potential of rising interest rates and multiple offer scenarios that sellers can “get away with a little more”. If it were a buyer’s market, you would need to prepare your property more so than today. If you are curious about your value, check your current value here

What the President of The Greater Boston Real Estate Board is Saying

“Despite the increase in new listings for sale, the reality is buyer demand continues to far exceed housing supply and that’s putting upward pressure on home prices. As a result, homes and condos are selling quickly, typically in a month to five weeks if priced right, and most are selling at or above asking price”

Whats Happening with Mortgages?

Mortgage interest rates and a borrower’s ability to get a loan go hand in hand…I asked Jason Evans from The Loan Depot to provide some insight on what’s happening with mortgages today.

“As the Federal Reserve has continued to raise the Prime Rate, first mortgage rates have been holding steady with the current 30 year fixed at 4.500% (APR 4.514%). Investors will be keeping a close eye on the economic reports this summer for confirmation of continued strength in the US economy or potential signs of activity slowing down. That will be a big driver for rates going forward and also the expectation for future increases to the Prime Rate by the Federal Reserve.” Want to refinance or shop for a new mortgage? Reach out to Jason Evans

What I Would Buy If I Won the Lottery this Week

I thought it would be fun to daydream a little. I have chosen a house that I would buy if I won the lottery this week.
The house I would buy if I hit the lottery would be the magnificent home located at 461 Main Street in Barnstable. I thought with summer here, I would look for a home that had both the ocean and a pool. This home has an amazing infinity pool and sits on the ocean.
See 461 Main Street in Barnstable here

The Most Expensive Home Sold in Norfolk or Suffolk County Last Week

The most expensive home sold last week was in Norfolk County. It was in Wellesley at 59 Carisbrooke Road. The property was comprised of 11 rooms, 6 full baths and 2 half baths. It was sited on just over an acre. It was listed for $5.9mm and sold for $5,850mm.

Here is how the broker describe the property:

“59 Carisbrooke Road is an absolutely stunning Patrick Ahearn designed family residence on one of Wellesley’s most coveted streets. Custom 6 bedroom home features 3 expansive floors and nearly 10,000 square feet of luxurious living, with top of the line systems, fixtures and finishes throughout. Open concept kitchen and family room opens to rear deck overlooking meticulously landscaped grounds and resort quality swimming pool. Dramatic 2 story entrance hall leads to a thoughtfully designed floorpan. First and second floor master suites provide tremendous flexibility. Lower level includes wine room, bar, lounge, theater, and incredible home gym. Ideal for entertaining or everyday family living alike. This rarely available estate offering is shown by appointment only” See 59 Carisbrooke Road Here

 





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439 North Main Street Sharon MA Official Listing by Realtor Michael Mahoney

June 14th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

439 N Main St, Sharon, MA

$ Click for current price
3 BEDROOMS |

Own a turnkey move in ready house in Sharon for under 369k. You can buy into the school system at a great price. 439 N. Main Street offers convenience to shopping, highways, and the commuter rail in both Sharon and Canton. It’s close to both Canton Center and Sharon Center. You can walk to the Starbucks at Cobbs Corner from here. There are three beds and a renovated bath on the 1st floor. This home could accommodate first floor living if desired by a buyer. There is a finished room in the lower level making for the perfect gym, home office or playroom. The family room off of the back offers a wall of windows looking onto a tiered yard. There is also a shed to store garden equipment, bicycles and recreational items.

Michael Mahoney is a licensed Massachusetts real estate agent who works with EXP Realty in Greater Boston. Michael is a member of The National Association of Realtors. You can visit his website at www.RealtorMikeMahoney.com

Michael has written many extensive real estate blog posts at www.TheGreaterBostonVoice.com and maintains an active Youtube Channel

If you would like to speak with Michael, please feel free to call 617-615-9435.

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Boston Residential Real Estate Market Home Values

June 7th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

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439 North Main Street Sharon Open House

June 6th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

439 North Main Street Sharon Open House

Open House Wednesday June 6th from 6-7 PM. Own a turnkey move in ready house in Sharon for under 369k. You can buy into the school system at a great price. 439 N. Main Street offers convenience to shopping, highways, and the commuter rail in both Sharon and Canton. It’s close to both Canton Center and Sharon Center. You can walk to the Starbucks at Cobbs Corner from here. There are three beds and a renovated bath on the 1st floor. This home could accommodate first floor living if desired by a buyer. There is a finished room in the lower level making for the perfect gym, home office or playroom. The family room off of the back offers a wall of windows looking onto a tiered yard. There is also a shed to store garden equipment, bicycles and recreational items. See more details about 439 North Main here

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439 N Main St, Sharon, MA 02067 (MLS # 72335227)

(all data current as of 7/17/2018)
Price $364,000
Beds 3
Baths 1 full
Home size 1,611 sq ft
Lot Size 10,415 sqft
A move in ready house in Sharon for under 369k. The least expensive single family rental in Sharon is $2400 right now. With a very small deposit, you can buy into a town with a school system ranked in the top 10 in the state for less than a rental here. 439 N. Main Street offers convenience to shopping, highways, and the commuter rail in both Sharon and Canton. It's close to both Canton Center and Sharon Center. You can walk to the Starbucks at Cobbs Corner from here. There are three beds and a renovated bath on the 1st floor. This home could accommodate first floor living if desired by a buyer. There is a finished room in the lower level making for the perfect gym, home office or playroom. The family room off of the back offers a wall of windows looking onto a tiered yard. There is also a shed to store garden equipment, bicycles and recreational items.

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Open House Today at 439 North Main Street Sharon MA

June 3rd, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

Open House 439 North Main Street Sharon MA

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439 North Main Street Sharon MA Sample Financing by Thea Simolari of The Mortgage Network

June 3rd, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

439 North Main Street Sharon MA Sample Financing by Thea Simolari of The Mortgage Network

439 North Main Street Sharon MA

Own a turnkey move in ready house in Sharon for under 375k. 439 N. Main Street offers convenience to shopping, highways, and the commuter rail in both Sharon and Canton. It’s close to both Canton Center and Sharon Center. You can walk to the Starbucks at Cobbs Corner from here. There are three beds and a renovated bath on the 1st floor. This home could accommodate first floor living if desired by a buyer. There is a finished room in the lower level making for the perfect gym, home office or playroom. The family room off of the back offers a wall of windows looking onto a tiered yard. There is also a shed to store garden equipment, bicycles and recreational items.

Here are the full details on 439 North Main Street in Sharon

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439 North Main Street Sharon Massachusetts
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$369,000
Single Family Home
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3 Bedrooms
1 Full Bathroom
1 Unit
Interior: 1,611 sqft
Lot: 10,415 sqft
Year Built: 1950
Location
439 North Main Street
Sharon, MA 00267
USA
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439 North Main Street Sharon MA

Sample Financing for 439 North Main Street Sharon MA

 

Thea Simolari of The Mortgage Network has provided financing options on the property at 439 North Main.

You can reach Thea at TheaSimolari.com

 

eXp Realty Just Announced that It will Be Trading on the NASDAQ

May 21st, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

eXp Realty Just Announced that It will Be Trading on the NASDAQ

BELLINGHAM, WASH. — May 21, 2018 — eXp World Holdings (NASDAQ: EXPI), the holding company for eXp Realty, the largest single owned residential real estate brokerage by geography in North America, announced its common stock will commence trading today on the Nasdaq Global Market under the ticker symbol “EXPI.”

“Today marks a special day in the history of eXp Realty. Our move to Nasdaq is a continuation of almost nine years of iterating around the long-term value proposition for real estate professionals. We are proud of our ability to be able to deliver on our promise to our agents, brokers, staff and shareholders who have believed in our vision over the years,” said eXp World Holdings CEO, Chairman and Founder Glenn Sanford. See more eXp Realty news here

exp realty announced entry to NASDAQReasons Agents are Joining eXp Realty

Top 7 reason Agents Join eXp Realty in Boston.

To see exactly what eXp has to offer in Boston check it out here

  • Incredible splits. The brokerage only receives $16,000 in commissions per year. The rest is yours to keep. You are paid 80% and once the company receives 16k, you go to 100%.
  • Agents earn stock in the company. As you hit performance benchmarks, the company issues company stock awards.
  • The company is publicly traded under the stock symbol expi.
  • Monthly company revenue sharing for agents looking to develop passive income streams.
  • The association fee is only $99.00
  • The monthly fee for everything is only $50.00
  • 16 Live lead generation, technology and business development classes per week.
  • Access to support live from 8 AM to 8 PM est

Find out about joining exp realty as a realtor in the boston area

U.S. Housing Supply and Affordability Are at Odds was the Headline at Realtor.org Today

April 19th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

U.S. Housing Supply and Affordability Are at Odds was the Headline at Realtor.org Today

Michael Mahoney a Boston Realtor on home affordability by Realtor.orgLawrence Yun, NAR chief economist found a notable imbalance between what potential home buyers can afford and what is listed for sale. “The survey confirms that the lack of entry-level supply is putting affordability pressures on too many buyers – especially those at the lower end of the market, where demand is the strongest. This is why first-time buyers continue to struggle finding affordable properties to buy and are making up less than a third of home sales so far this year,” said Yun.

You can read the full article on Realtor.org here

The bottomline for homeowners here in Greater Boston is that if you have a home that would be of interest to a first time home buyer, you could probably sell it quickly and with very little hassle.  Get the value of your home now

 

 

 

 

 

 

The inventory has been tight for a long time.  Here was a past post low inventory

How to Know if a Condo is FHA or VA Approved by Brian Tobin of Guaranteed Rate

April 11th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

How to Know if a Condo is FHA or VA Approved

A lot of first time home buyers are using FHA and VA loans. These loans are great in that they allow a borrower the opportunity to become approved and use a very small deposit. In the case of the FHA loan, the borrrower may qualify with as a little as 3.5% down and with the VA loan, the borrower can finance up to 100% of the purchase price.

 

When borrowers look at condos, they have to make sure that the condos are approved by either the Federal Housing Authority or the Veterans Administration. You would want to know this information before you go

We reached out to a local lender, Brian Tobin of Guaranteed Rate to ask the question for our readers.

“Michael, since I get this question a lot, here are the 2 sites we use to determine if a condo is FHA or VA approved.

This is a handy resource to have when you are out searching for homes with your buyers.

To find out if a condo You can find the list of approved FHA condo projects here

To find out if a condo You can find the list of approved FHA condo projects here

To find out if a condo You can find the list of approved FHA condo projects here

 

 

See the list of approved VA condo projects here

See the list of approved VA condo projects here

 

 

 

If you have questions about VA or FHA loans in Massachusetts, please reach out to Brian Tobin below:

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Senior Loan Officer Guaranteed Rate
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NORFOLK COUNTY RESIDENTIAL RECAP FOR MARCH 2018

April 11th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

 

 

 

NORFOLK COUNTY RESIDENTIAL RECAP FOR MARCH 2018

For the month of March 2018, there were 362 closed single family sales in the entire Norfolk County.

The median price of the homes sold in Norfolk County for March 2018 was $480,522. Homes took on average about 40 days to receive an offer and 58 days to go to a purchase and sales agreement.

The most active bracket was between $500-$600k. Of the 362 sales, sellers achieved 98% of their original asking price.  Want the value of your home? Check out HomeValueBoston.com

Norfolk County Recap by Realtor Michael Mahoney

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Norfolk County March 2018 Recap

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Can I use My Tax Refund to Purchase a Home?

April 10th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

Tax Refunds to Buy a House?

Can You Use Your Tax Refund to Buy a House?

“I’D LIKE TO PUT MY TAX REFUND TOWARDS MY DOWN PAYMENT, BUT I KNOW THAT THE FUNDS FOR MY DOWN PAYMENT NEED TO BE IN MY ACCOUNT WELL BEFORE MY LOAN CLOSES. WILL THIS BE A PROBLEM?”

Typically, loan specialists require that your initial installment be “sourced and seasoned.” What does that mean? Having sourced simply means that you can give a paper trail of where the cash originated from. You must be prepared to show that assets and reserve have been in your possession for a specific time allotment, typically between 60-90 days, contingent upon your loan companies underwriting policies.

However, funds from tax refunds are treated differently. Your tax refund is considered to be seasoned as soon as the deposit is made into your bank.

As for being sourced, although you will be required to provide a copy of the check and proof of the deposit, you won’t need to show two or three months’ worth of bank statements as proof. Keep in mind that this will only apply to the portion of your down payment that comes directly from your refund. If you have other funds that you’re using to contribute to your down payment, those funds must be sources and seasoned per your lender’s policies.

For more information about your down payment, contact a good mortgage professional.

Mortgage Rates Ease First Week In April 2018 – You Can Still Save Money

April 9th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

Mortgage Rates Ease First Week In April 2018 – You Can Still Save MoneyFreddie Mac Reports Slight Dip in Mortgages

Freddie Mac reported the following national averages for the week ending April 5:

  • 30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 4.40 percent, with an average 0.5 point, dropping from last week’s 4.44 percent average. Last year at this time, 30-year rates averaged 4.10 percent.

  • 15-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 3.87 percent, with an average 0.4 point, dropping from last week’s 3.90 percent average. A year ago, 15-year rates averaged 3.36 percent.

  • 5-year hybrid adjustable-rate mortgages: averaged 3.62 percent, with an average 0.4 point, falling from last week’s 3.66 percent average. A year ago, 5-year ARMs averaged 3.19 percent.

Source: Freddie Mac

Despite Mortgage Rate Fluctuations – You can Save Money

Jason Evans with Loan Depot Can Save You Money

Put a clamp on your mortgage today

Although mortgage rates have been rising, there was a slight decrease last week. Rates will fluctuate based on the overall conditions created by Federal Reserve Bank policy and the bond market. Despite slight increases, you may want to check one of my preferred lenders to show you some mortgage products which can help you achieve cost savings in your residential mortgage.

Please consult loan officer Jason Evans with LoanDepot for a more accurate rate and better options for your mortgage. You can reach Jason Evans at Loan Depot @ 315-569-7338.

Look at the Neat Parking Solutions for “Car Guys”

March 31st, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

Look at the Neat Parking Solutions for “Car Guys”

If you know anyone who is a “car guy”, then you know that they will go to great lengths to protect their prized auto.  The video below depicts some of the lengths that  car guys will go to enjoy their passion.

Look at the second and third parts of the video. Those two are amazing.

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44 Lake Street in Abington MA for Sale by Michael Mahoney

March 29th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

44 Lake Street in Abington MA is For
Sale by Realtor Michael Mahoney
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Single Family Home at 44 Lake Street in Abington
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3 Bedrooms
2 Full Bathrooms
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Interior: 1,562 sqft
Lot: 19,583 sqft
Year Built: 1958
Location
44 Lake Street
Abington, MA 02351
USA

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44 Lake Street in Abington MA Coming Soon by Realtor Michael Mahoney

March 27th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney


44 Lake Street in Abington MA is For Sale by Realtor Michael Mahoney


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Single Family Home
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2 Full Bathrooms
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Interior: 1,562 sqft
Lot: 19,583 sqft
Year Built: 1958
Location
44 Lake Street
Abington, MA 02351
USA

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Michael Mahoney Realtor®

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What are Homes and Condos Selling for in Dedham MA

March 23rd, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

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Home and Condo Prices Dedham MA

 

What are Homes and Condos Selling for in Canton MA

March 22nd, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

What are Homes Selling for in Canton Massachusetts

 

Evaluating The Housing Market Since the Great Recession

March 21st, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

CoreLogic recently released a special report entitled, Evaluating the Housing Market Since the Great Recession. The goal of the report was to look at economic recovery since the Great Recession of December 2007 through June 2009.

The key metric in the report used to determine the healthiness of the housing market was appreciation.  The report keyed in on appreciation from December 2012 to December 2017.  The goal was determine prices over the last 5 years.

Frank Nothaft, Chief Economist at CoreLogic, commented on the importance of breaking out the data by state. Here what he had to say.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Massachusetts Home Price Appreciation in the Last 5 Years

According to Corelogic, the State of Massachusetts has seen 31% appreciation in home prices in the last 5 years. You can gain perspective on how Massachusetts fared in the last 5 years versus other states in the graphic below. Your home may be worth much more than you think…get the accurate price of your home now

 

 

Courtesy of Corelogic and Keeping Current Matters

 

 

 

 

Buyers Need to Be Ready for Tight Inventory This Spring

March 12th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

Buyers Need to Be Ready for Tight Inventory This Spring

Michael Mahoney Boston Realtor on a Home Breaking Your HeartWith the Spring market coming, you need to make sure you have your ducks in order and be prepared to have your heart broken in the housing market as inventory is extremely low.

I would say that one the first things a buyer’s agent in Boston needs to do with a client is set expectations.  We need to offer clients a realistic outlook on today’s marketplace, and explain what it will mean for them.

With the inventory as slim as it is, a buyer’s agent needs to prepare clients for facing limited inventories.  In short, you may not get everything on your wish list.   There is high competition for many properties and you need to be ready to act fast and possibly face bidding wars for properties currently on the market.  Also with lower inventory comes rising prices.  You need to get your finances in order before you shop and understand that mortgage rates are expected to keep rising, which could add to your borrowing costs if you delay buying. As rates rise, your borrowing power is diminished.

From a recent Realtor® Magazine article on the current state of the market in the United States, Here is what Rob Mehta a Realtor in Minnesota had to say:

“Preparing buyers for the reality of a seller’s market is important,” Mehta says. “Some buyers may have to face the heartache of losing at least one house and having to go through that one loss before heading into the second offer more prepared and pickier about what contingencies they include in order to submit a cleaner offer to the seller.”

Be ready to act fast. Forty-three percent of the existing homes sold in January were on the market for less than a month, according to the NAR. Buyers who have a preapproval letter and who attach limited contingencies to their offer may have the best chances of getting their offers accepted. Preapproval—a step beyond getting “prequalified”—is an analysis from a lender of the buyer’s credit and assets that indicates how much financing the buyer has been approved for. A preapproval letter can be submitted with offers to add some assurance to sellers that there won’t be any hold-ups in financing. Also, a preapproval reminds buyers what they can afford to pay. In bidding wars, buyers can get caught up in the emotional process of the back-and-forth within negotiations, but there’s a lot of risk to that. “We need to share with our buyers that they could overpay and get caught up in the emotional aspects of the process,” Mehta says. “Our fiduciary responsibility is to provide the positives and negatives of a property and to advise clients accordingly in a transaction. We need to be upfront with our valuations and help them make smart decisions, and we watch the contracts carefully so that our buyers are protected.”

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National Association of Realtors Existng Home Sales Report

March 8th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when demand for that item is high, and the supply of that item is limited. A major report released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed information that suggests that now is a great time to sell your house.

THE EXISTING HOME SALES REPORT

The most important data revealed in the report was not sales but was instead the inventory of homes for sale (supply). The report explained:

Total housing inventory rose 4.1% from December to 1.52 million homes available for sale.
Unsold inventory is 9.5% lower than a year ago, marking the 32nd consecutive month with year-over-year declines.
This represents a 3.4-month supply at the current sales pace.

According to Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at NAR:

“Another month of solid price gains underlines this ongoing trend of strong demand and weak supply. The underproduction of single-family homes over the last decade has played a predominant role in the current inventory crisis that is weighing on affordability.”


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House Hunting Checklist by Realtor Mike Mahoney

February 27th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

House Hunting Checklist by Realtor Mike Mahoney

As the Spring market starts and people are heading out to look at houses, we had our designer make a House Hunting Checklist for our buyer clients. This one pager will help our buyer clients capture all the details as we tour properties throughout the Greater Boston area.

Below is a sample image of our “House Hunting Checklist”

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Please feel free to pass along the checklist to friends or colleagues who may need help this Spring looking to purchase or a sell a home.

It would be my pleasure to have a telephone conference call or meeting with anyone to help identify opportunities in the real estate market this Spring.

If you are looking for opportunities in the market this Spring, take a look at www.HomesinBostonMass.com

 

House Hunting Checklist Provided by Michael Mahoney

House Hunting Checklist Provided by Michael Mahoney Realtor

 

 

Existing-Home Sales Fade in December; 2017 Sales Up 1.1 Percent

January 25th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

Michael Mahoney  a Boston Realtor sells homes in winterWASHINGTON (January 24, 2018) — Existing-home sales subsided in most of the country in December, but 2017 as a whole edged up 1.1 percent and ended up being the best year for sales in 11 years, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

Total existing-home sales1, https://www.nar.realtor/existing-home-sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, increased 1.1 percent in 2017 to a 5.51 million sales pace and surpassed 2016 (5.45 million) as the highest since 2006 (6.48 million).

In December, existing-home sales slipped 3.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.57 million from a downwardly revised 5.78 million in November. After last month’s decline, sales are still 1.1 percent above a year ago.

Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says the housing market performed remarkably well for the U.S. economy in 2017, with substantial wealth gains for homeowners and historically low distressed property sales. “Existing sales concluded the year on a softer note, but they were guided higher these last 12 months by a multi-year streak of exceptional job growth, which ignited buyer demand,” said Yun. “At the same time, market conditions were far from perfect. New listings struggled to keep up with what was sold very quickly, and buying became less affordable in a large swath of the country. These two factors ultimately muted what should have been a stronger sales pace.”

The bottom line right now in Boston real estate market is that the inventory is still really low and we could use some of the baby boomers homes to sell in the open market since there are a lot of buyers looking to settle down into those homes and create their American Dream.

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Full Press Release from The National Association of Realtors Here

January 22nd, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

The Greater Boston Real Estate Board Informer

VERBAL ACCEPTANCE OF AN OFFER IS AS GOOD AS THE PAPER IT IS WRITTEN ON

After your buyer’s offer was verbally “accepted,” what the listing agent is telling you is that the seller currently intends on signing he Offer but until the seller signs it, it is not binding.

In order for a contract for the sale of land in Massachusetts to be enforceable, it must comply with the statute of frauds (Massachusetts General Law (M.G.L.) Chapter 259 Section 1). The statute of frauds states that no action shall be brought upon a contract for the sale of real property unless it is in writing and signed by the party against whom enforcement is sought.  In other words, a verbally accepted offer is not binding until it is signed by the seller.  Further, the license law also contains a provision requiring all licensees give both the “buyer and seller a copy of the purchase and sale agreement.” (M.G.L. Chapter 112 Section 87AAA). Brokers are encouraged to establish office policies to ensure compliance with these rules and ensure that their client or customer doesn’t lose out on an opportunity to purchase the home of their choice.

In summary, if the listing agent tells you the offer was “accepted,” the buyer agent must ask if it has been signed by the sellers yet. If the listing agent says “yes”, ask for a copy and the offer is enforceable. If they say “not yet” but they are getting it signed, you should not advise your buyer that it has been accepted. Until the buyer agent is informed the offer has been executed by all parties and has a copy of it, the seller may still accept another offer so you as the buyer agent are misleading your buyers by building a false expectation that they have an accepted offer.

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Open Houses in Norfolk County This Weekend

January 18th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

Open Houses in Norfolk County This Weekend

Despite the cold weather and the Pats playing in the AFC Championship this weekend, there are tons of open houses this weekend in Norfolk County

Open Houses in Norfolk County

Open Houses in Norfolk County

Foxboro Taylor School Presents – Disney’s 101 Dalmatians

November 29th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

Foxboro Taylor School Presents Disney’s 101 Dalmatians at The Orpheum Theater

Foxboro Taylor School 101 DalmatiansThe Orpheum stage is being transformed from the North Pole’s Polar Express into the foggy mist of London and Cruella de Vil’s apartment for the 101 Dalmatians production this weekend performed by 37 of the Foxboro Taylor School‘s 3rd and 4th Graders.

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Home Sales Are Rising Despite Supply Woes

November 28th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

“Listings—especially those in the affordable price range—continue to go under contract typically a week faster than a year ago, and even quicker in many areas where healthy job markets are driving sustained demand for buying,” Yun says. “With the seasonal decline in inventory beginning to occur in most markets, prospective buyers will likely continue to see competitive conditions through the winter.”

The report is from Realtor Magazine’s DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017

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Massachusetts Home Sales Drop as Inventory Reaches New Low for Month of September

October 24th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

Massachusetts Home Sales Drop as Inventory Reaches New Low for Month of September

by Eric Berman  of Massachusetts Association of Realtors  Oct 24, 2017

September Closed Sales by the Massachusetts Association of Realtors released by Paul Yorkis MA president

WALTHAM, Mass. – October 24, 2017 – The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) reported today that closed sales for single-family homes dropped almost six percent this September over last year, while prices rose eight percent. Year-over-year condominium sales also saw a dip, with prices rising almost four percent. Inventory reached a record low for the month of September. See the full press release here

“This is the sixth month in a row of year-over-year decreases in single-family home sales,” said 2017 MAR President Paul Yorkis, president of Patriot Real Estate in Medway. “Unfortunately, the low inventory situation coupled with rising prices are taking a toll on some buyers’ ability to compete in this market.”

“We need to see more listings come on to the market to deal with these record inventory lows,” said Yorkis. “These listings could come from new production, people moving in with their families or in accessory dwelling units— any way it comes, young and first-time home buyers especially will be grateful.”

It Could Not Get Any Better Than This for a Seller

The period we are in now could not be any better for selling a home. If you are planning on making a move South or downsizing you could capitalize on this market opportunity. Given that real estate market cycles go up and down, it would be the best time to consider a sale if you are Baby Boomer looking to downsize. Chances are you won’t even have to do anything given the lack of inventory. Even the Pepto Bismol bathrooms sell in this market.

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Old Ironsides is 220 Years Old This Weekend

October 21st, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

Old Ironsides 220 Years Old

Happy Birthday Old Ironsides

The USS Constitution is a wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate of the United States Navy, named by President George Washington after the Constitution of the United States of America. She is the world’s oldest commissioned naval vessel afloat. The Constitution was launched in 1797, one of six original frigates authorized for construction by the Naval Act of 1794 and the third constructed. Joshua Humphreys designed the frigates to be the young Navy’s capital ships, and so Constitution and her sisters were larger and more heavily armed and built than standard frigates of the period. She was built in the North End of Boston, Massachusetts at Edmund Hartt’s shipyard. Her first duties with the newly formed U.S. Navy were to provide protection for American merchant shipping during the Quasi-War with France and to defeat the Barbary pirates in the First Barbary War.

The Constitution’s stated mission today is to promote understanding of the Navy’s role in war and peace through educational outreach, historical demonstration, and active participation in public events as part of the Naval History & Heritage Command. As a fully commissioned U.S. Navy ship, her crew of 60 officers and sailors participate in ceremonies, educational programs, and special events while keeping her open to visitors year round and providing free tours. The officers and crew are all active-duty U.S. Navy personnel, and the assignment is considered to be special duty in the U.S. Navy. Traditionally, command of the vessel is assigned to a Navy commander. She is usually berthed at Pier 1 of the former Charlestown Navy Yard, at one end of Boston’s Freedom Trail.

Want to Wake Up with Old Ironsides in the Bed

If you want to wake up every morning with a view of Old Ironsides…the ship…not your significant other – then you should check out these properties for sale in The Charlestown Navy Yard

Norfolk County Real Estate Report October 2017

October 18th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

Norfolk County Real Estate Report October 2017

According to a recent report, the average sales price in Norfolk County is up 6.3%.  The median estimated home value in Norfolk County as of now is $471,000.  The chart below will give you a sample of current data relevant to Norfolk County home values. If you would like to get the value of your property at anytime, please check www.NorfolkCountyHomeValues.com

If you would like the full report on Norfolk County on Condominiums and Single Families

Below is a Sample Chart From The Norfolk County Real Estate Report

Norfolk County Real Estate Update Realtor Michael Mahoney

 

Boston Celtics Home Opener Tonight at TD Garden – What’s Hot in the Neighborhood

October 17th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

Boston Celtics Home Opener Tonight at TD Garden – What’s Hot in the Neighborhood

Boston Celtics Open Tonight

Tonight the Boston Celtics open their home opener at 100 Legends Way, Boston MA 02114 AKA The TD Bank Garden. They are playing the Cleveland Cavaliers. If the Cavaliers beat the Celtics and you want to get the value of your home so you can move to Lebronville, please feel free to get the value of your Boston home here

Hopefully, the Celtics will be as hot as the real estate market where the TD Garden is located. The area known as the West End. This neighborhood is a hot bed in the Boston condo market.

See all the condos for sale in Boston’s West End near TD Garden here

Live in Greater Boston for $250/Month

October 12th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

Michael Mahoney the Boston Realtor is selling 782 Newport Avenue

 

 

 

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New Listing at 64 Percival Street #1 Boston MA Two Bed Condominium on Ronan Park

October 11th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

New Listing at 64 Percival Street #1 Boston MA Two Bed Condominium on Ronan Park in Dorchester

Michael Mahoney Realtor Offers For Sale this 2 Bed Condo at 64 Percival Street #1

Condo for Sale at 64 Percival Street #1 Dorchester MA 02122

Great new two bedroom condo in the area next to Ronan Park. Super convenient for people who want to access the city. Many neighbors walk from the neighborhood to the Fields Corner Redline Station. You can see more about 64 Percival Street Unit 1 in Dorchester, MA 02122 below.

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64 Percival St, Unit 1, Boston, MA 02122 (MLS # 72241055)

(all data current as of 7/17/2018)
Price $350,000
Beds 2
Baths 1 full
Home size 927 sq ft
Lot Size 927 sqft
We have a loan program from as little as 3% down to make a purchase on this condo. ***Open Houses 11/4 & 11/5 1-3 PM Both Days*** You can get the landlord off of your back and become an owner instead of a renter. The one you have been looking for. A two bedroom with lots of updates. Investors & Savvy folks take note...There is a place to cut in a third bedroom making more rent or room for more people.Converted in 2013. At that time, a new kitchen and bath was installed. There is a waterview of Dorchester Bay from the rear deck. Recent updates include a roof that was installed last 3 years, new porches and a new front door. Private Laundry & Storage in the basement. PET FRIENDLY! This area is conducive to a pedestrian lifestyle. Many residents in the area walk to the Redline. Association has a healthy 7k in the reserves. City of Boston 2018 estimated property tax is $253.10 reflective of residential exemption. Currently all three units owner occupied. Quick close possible.

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Stunning Gourmet Kitchens in these Boston Area Homes

October 10th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

Stunning Gourmet Kitchens in these Boston Area Homes

Amazing Homes in Boston with Gourmet Kitchens by Realtor Michael Mahoney

The kitchen is at the heart of every home…here are some stunning kitchens in both the city and the burbs.

Looking for that special kitchen? With the market as strong as it is we can probably get you out of the 70’s oak and into something gorgeous. It starts with figuring out  your home’s value.

Here are some amazing kitchens in and around Greater Boston.

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82 Skyline Drive, Westwood, MA 02090 (MLS # 72214451)

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Price $1,600,000
Beds 5
Baths 3 full, 1 half
Home size 5,408 sq ft
Lot Size 1.72 ac
Move right in to this beautifully-maintained center entrance brick Colonial with spacious rooms and exquisite recent updates overlooking a lush back yard. Conveniently located near the Dover line for easy access to highways and Town services in Westwood and surrounding Towns. Elegant and wide craftsman style staircase is welcoming at the two-story atrium foyer drawing you into all of the living areas on the first floor. The heart of the house has an oversized and thick marble island with counter-height seating, appliance brands include Viking, Thermador, Sub-Zero, DCS, Dacor, Bosch. Two cooking areas, 3 ovens and open to family room, great room and formal dining room. Travertine marble tile spills from the kitchen into the great room which is sun splashed with a wall of floor to ceiling French doors leading to the wrap around AZEK deck and expansive back yard. Columns at the front of the house are mimicked in the newer addition at the back of the house.

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This Day in History: Andrew Lloyd Webber Opens Broadway Show Cats

October 7th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

This Day in History: Andrew Lloyd Webber Opens Broadway Show Cats

pet friendly condos bostonAndrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats,” the longest running show in Broadway history, opened.

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre. Several of his musicals have run for more than a decade both in the West End and on Broadway. He has composed 13 musicals, a song cycle, a set of variations, two film scores, and a Latin Requiem Mass.

In honor of the opening of Cats on Broadway, here are some great pet friendly condos in Greater Boston

This Day in History: President John F. Kennedy on Relations with USSR

October 6th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

This Day in History: President John F. Kennedy on Relations with USSR

Geodesic Dome Homes in Massachusetts by Realtor Michael MahoneyOn October 6, 1961 President Kennedy was advising the citizens of the United States on the threats with USSR.

President John F. Kennedy, speaking on civil defense, advises American families to build bomb shelters to protect them from atomic fallout in the event of a nuclear exchange with the Soviet Union. Kennedy also assured the public that the U.S. civil defense program would soon begin providing such protection for every American. Only one year later, true to Kennedy’s fears, the world hovered on the brink of full-scale nuclear war when the Cuban Missile Crisis erupted over the USSR’s placement of nuclear missiles in Cuba. During the tense 13-day crisis, some Americans prepared for nuclear war by buying up canned goods and completing last-minute work on their backyard bomb shelters.

Looking to Move Out of the Big City to Get Away From It All?

After reading about this day in history, I was tempted to look for homes with safe houses and fallout shelters. I decided to find homes that were ahead of their time. The homes below are Geodesic dome homes.  If you are looking to get away from it all, then you should check out these Geodesic Dome Homes in Massachusetts

Interested in selling your Boston Colonial style home and moving off the grid to live simply in a dome, then get the value of your home here

805 Seneca Drive, Becket, MA 01223 (MLS # 72171131)

(all data current as of 7/17/2018)
Price $452,500
Beds 4
Baths 3 full
Home size 1,373 sq ft
Lot Size 2.60 ac
This is your chance to have a real vacation feel with a true vacation home. This Geodesic Dome waterfront house will not feel like just another house. With soaring ceilings flooded with light and water views of Indian Lake, this home provides the perfect getaway. Being close to all of the Berkshire amenities on Indian Lake at Indian Lake Association is what makes this a unique and spectacular find. Visit www.indianlakema.com for association information. If you would like to know more about a Geodesic Dome house visit: http://inhabitat.com/5-great-reasons-to-build-a-geodesic-dome-home/.

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This Day in History Enzo Ferrari – Inspiring Italiante Homes in Boston

October 5th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

This Day in History Enzo Ferrari – Inspiring Italiante Homes in Boston

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On October 5, 1919, a young Italian car mechanic and engineer named Enzo Ferrari takes part in his first car race, a hill climb in Parma, Italy. He finished fourth. Ferrari was a good driver, but not a great one: In all, he won just 13 of the 47 races he entered. Many people say that this is because he cared too much for the sports cars he drove: He could never bring himself to ruin an engine in order to win a race. Read more on the History Channel

See the homes below here in Greater Boston built in the Italiante style. Homes built with same caliber as a Ferrari machine.

37 Atlantic, Swampscott, MA 01907 (MLS # 72223980)

(all data current as of 7/17/2018)
Price $1,678,000
Beds 9
Baths 3 full, 2 half
Home size 6,123 sq ft
Lot Size 27,878 sqft
Villa bel Mare (beautiful villa by the sea, in Italian) was constructed between 1913-16 with an Italianate architectural design, featuring many aspects of European flair. Now with all the modern amenities such as central AC, renovated gourmet kitchen, updated bathrooms, an English rose garden, quarter size Olympic swimming pool, spa, and fully renovated guest house, you will find yourself in the comfort of the 21st century. The library is fully paneled with Crotch Mahogany adding warmth and comfort to our NE winters. The grand staircase leads to a large entry that once invited the Boston Symphony in for practices. The dining room and octagon shaped breakfast room are steps from a kitchen. A 17' x 22' masterful gourmet kitchen featuring a 5 burner La Canche French brass and stainless steel commercial stove, 4 fisher and paykel dishwasher drawers, 2 Subzero refrigerators, Wolfe double convention ovens, large custom hand carved marble sink. Villa bel Mare is the essence of romantic living

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70 Common Street, Belmont, MA 02478 (MLS # 72231126)

(all data current as of 7/17/2018)
Price $2,151,000
Beds 5
Baths 5 full
Home size 3,828 sq ft
Lot Size 24,126 sqft
Rare Italianate style villa lovingly cared for by the Underwood/Baker family, first time ever on market. Uniquely renovated with the finest imported European materials, the grand entryway offers a mudroom and foyer with a soaring atrium featuring a chandelier designed by Henri Pouenat. The second floor consists of a 30' open great room incorporating the living room, dining room and kitchen underneath an awe-inspiring vaulted ceiling. An office and en suite bedroom complete this gracious level. Grand windows allow for abundant natural light. The kitchen offers custom woodwork, abundant cabinet space, top-grade appliances plus breakfast bar. The living quarters consist of five+ bedrooms and five baths including one bedroom/spa suite with separate entrance overlooking stone terrace and .55 acre lush lawn. The first floor en suite master includes double custom closets and French doors opening onto a stone patio. This is a sophisticated and captivating property for the ages.

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254 Westfield Street, Dedham, MA 02026 (MLS # 72190727)

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Price $6,500,000
Beds 7
Baths 6 full, 2 half
Home size 12,111 sq ft
Lot Size 14.71 ac
In the heart of Dedham’s Precinct One, on a stunning 14-acre site overlooking Weld Pond, is a handsome Colonial Revival Mansion brought faithfully into the 21st century by its renowned high-tech owners. A team of architects, engineers, and builders thoroughly restored and updated its grounds, structures, and systems. A long private drive winds past the gatehouse and up to the main house with its grand formal rooms, its beautiful kitchen, perfect baths, and superb views. There is a new wing with a family room, media room, greenhouse, and a heated 4-car garage. Beyond the house are a beach and a granite dock for swimming, fishing, and boating. A classic formal garden with a pergola overlooks the lake-like pond. The carriage house has offices, a guest suite, a caterer’s kitchen, a reception lounge, gym, and billiards room. The locker rooms downstairs serve the pool and the tennis court. All this is within reach of top-notch schools and a convenient commute to Logan and downtown Boston!

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The Fall Market is Still Warm Like Summer

October 3rd, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

The Crisp Fall Air and the Smell of Firepits

October 2nd, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

The Crisp Fall Air and the Smell of Firepits

“I just love the idea of nighttime outdoor entertaining. Cozy seating, plenty of space for evening chatter, and the ambiance of delicate lighting make for a breathtaking space. Stefanie from “Brooklyn Limestone” has a great example of how to separate zones in the yard using outdoor lights (below). This small patio area is surrounded by a series of string lights suspended above, which separates it from the hammock and dining area nearby.”  from Houselogic

Check out some of these homes below if you are looking to enjoy your domicile. A simple firepit and some lights can create a place where you and your family and friends will make lasting memories from a shared meal to a deep conversation.  Wouldn’t it be nice to have a place to relax.

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Here are some great homes in Norfolk County with Awesome Outdoor Spaces

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1 Shady Lane, Medway, MA 02053 (MLS # 72235846)

(all data current as of 7/17/2018)
Price $659,900
Beds 4
Baths 2 full, 2 half
Home size 4,166 sq ft
Lot Size 1.56 ac
Your dream home awaits! Beautifully located on a 1.5+ acre lot within a private cul-de-sac, this distinctive 4 BR, 2.5 BA Colonial boasts true craftsmanship & superior design throughout. The spacious 2 story marble foyer provides a warm welcome into the home! Enjoy the endless possibilities of both elegant entertaining & comfortable living thanks to the open floor plan with meticulous attention to detail! Custom-built gourmet kitchen with custom cabinetry & over-sized breakfast peninsula leads to impressive 4-season sunroom overlooking the private, backyard oasis! The grounds include a spacious patio, stone chimney oven, cabana, shed & in-ground Gunite pool with heated salt system, waterfall, hot tub & pool house! 4 upstairs bedrooms including the spacious master en-suite with luxurious full bath & private access to upper deck! Additional updated, finished living spaces on both on the 3rd flr & spacious lower level.Newer alarm and fire syst.,updated electrical,Solar, new windows.

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20 Pleasant St, Franklin, MA 02038 (MLS # 72182359)

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Price $700,000
Beds 4
Baths 2 full, 1 half
Home size 2,896 sq ft
Lot Size 10,712 sqft
Spectacular and elegant one of a kind home completely renovated with countless upgrades and details. Home was re-framed and rebuilt in 2001 with new electrical, plumbing, chimney, hydro heating and a/c. Chef’s kitchen with white marble counters, draw inserts and racks , wine frig, and huge center island, hardwood flooring throughout 1st and 2nd floors, living room with coffered ceiling and fireplace, updated baths with nickel fixtures and water-work baths, two huge walk-in California closets. Private fenced in backyard with new patio, perennial gardens and professional landscaping. New garage doors and driveway, new fencing. Walking distance to Town Common, commuter rail, High School, library, downtown shopping, farmer’s market and senior center. Stunning and luxurious property. Value Range Pricing, seller to entertain offers between $ 700K and $ 735K

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17 Bucknell Rd, Wellesley, MA 02481 (MLS # 72214266)

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Price $3,100,000
Beds 5
Baths 5 full, 1 half
Home size 6,750 sq ft
Lot Size 20,032 sqft
Newly completed with the perfect blend of new construction, location, deep back yard, and craftsmanship! This thoughtful and family friendly design melds traditional and contemporary elements such as the spectacular board and batten chevron-patterned family room ceiling and hand crafted beams. You will love preparing meals in the open chef's kitchen with massive center island and a huge walk-in pantry where you can store every kind of William Sonoma appliance and serving piece. The transitional mix of contemporary and farmhouse features will distinguish your home from any other. Massive mudroom with cubbies, closets and central family-control station. 5 bedrooms on the second floor including the unique teen wing-- offering spaces to be together or apart. First floor private office. Large two-over-two windows for maximum light. Level private yard with bluestone patio and built-in grill area. Ready for move-in August 21!

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Inventory So Low Even Pepto Pink will Sell

September 28th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

Inventory So Low Even Pepto Pink will Sell

Boston Low Housing Inventory

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The Dog Days of Summer Are Back-How About a Hot House with A Cool Pool

September 26th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

The Dog Days of Summer are Back – How About a Hot House with a Cool Pool

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Homes in Norfolk County with Solariums

September 20th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

Want to make the most of this rainy day?

Homes in Norfolk County with Solariums

Looking for a home that will keep you cheery on a rainy day like today. It may be dark and gloomy outside but these homes with solariums with keep your spirits uplifted

211 Fox Hill Street, Westwood, MA 02090 (MLS # 72215749)

(all data current as of 7/17/2018)
Price $1,027,000
Beds 5
Baths 3 full, 1 half
Home size 3,339 sq ft
Lot Size 2.65 ac
Gorgeous home situated in the desirable Fox Hill area of Westwood seconds to town center, highway, and commuter rail. Welcome your guests through a marble foyer entry hall leading to a formal living room with hardwood floors, dining room, and french doors leading to a sun soaked family room / music room / solarium with soaring ceilings. Open and airy kitchen featuring granite counter tops, breakfast bar, built in desk, and a family room with wood burning fireplace insert. Flexible first floor suite complete with exercise area, full bathroom, and first floor master bedroom / in law / au pair. Second floor features a master bedroom with large master bathroom, 3 more generous sized bedrooms all with hardwood floors, an additional full bathroom, and a bonus room perfect for home office / den / or play room. Newer high efficiency boiler with 5 zones of heat, 3 zones of c/air, 2 car garage, and more! Privacy and nature surrounds you with this 2.65 acre retreat lot set back off the street

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55 Hillcrest Rd, Weston, MA 02493 (MLS # 71963775)

(all data current as of 7/17/2018)
Price $2,560,000
Beds 6
Baths 8 full, 2 half
Home size 10,264 sq ft
Lot Size 1.98 ac
Spectacular Waterfront Estate with a sophisticated open design captures the surrounding beauty of Duck Pond. A grand foyer leads to the formal living and dining room with captivating water views. A sunken family room flows into a gourmet kitchen ready to serve a chef with commercial grade appliances, double islands and a window-filled breakfast room. The handsome library is ideally situated on the main level and can also be used as a guest bedroom. A wrap around deck, palatial glass doors and a second floor solarium seamlessly integrate the outside views with the sprawling design. The master suite includes a sitting room with a fireplace, marble bathroom and shower with a spa inspired soaking tub. Take the elevator to the lower level where you'll find a media room, exercise room with sauna, massage room, wine cellar and guest bedroom and bath. A four car garage and an exceptional custom dog kennel are special features. The magnificent grounds and setting will take your breath away.

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34 Raven Road, Canton, MA 02021 (MLS # 72171619)

(all data current as of 7/17/2018)
Price $1,250,000
Beds 4
Baths 3 full, 1 half
Home size 4,672 sq ft
Lot Size 29,839 sqft
Luxury living at its finest, in one of Canton’s most desirable neighborhoods, the Algonquin Estates. Welcome yourself home in a 2-story atrium with a center staircase and open balcony that overlooks an oversized family room that boasts comfort. Indulge in a gourmet kitchen, open eating area, and formal dining and living room. Relax in a solarium nestled alongside a beautifully fenced in landscaped backyard with a stone ground, heated pool with waterfall and self-cleaning, outdoor ceder tea house, stone seated areas, custom deck with vynl pergola, and outdoor/indoor sound system wired. Entertain in theater room, accented by a wine cooler, subzero fridge, and top notch sound system wired. Master bedroom with an exceptional, 300 degree fireplace, sitting room, and dressing room and guest suite with full bath.And that’s not all…3 car garage with tech flooring and much more. Extravagance can be yours! - Close to trains, schools, supermarkets, and major highways. Showing NOW.

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Would you Rather Come into Boston?

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Why Selling My Home in Boston This Fall Makes Sense By Michael Mahoney Keller Williams Realty

September 19th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

Why Selling A Home in Boston in 2017 Makes Sense

The Fall Demand Is Strong Due to the Lack of Supply Still

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Why Selling in 2017 Makes Cents

The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors(NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase… and are in the market right now! More often than not, multiple buyers are competing with each other to buy a home.

Take advantage of the buyer activity currently in the market. The inventory of available homes is still tight. Inventory has been falling for the past three years. Housing shortages have intensified in 2017. Houses are moving quickly.

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Lawrence Yun is the National Association of Realtors Chief Economist.  Here is his latest report from National Association of Realtors

 

Home Staging Sells Boston Homes Faster

July 7th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

Home Staging Sells Boston Homes Faster

Keller Williams Boston Realtor says "Home Staging Sells Boston Homes Faster"

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WASHINGTON (July 6, 2017) — Sixty-two percent of sellers’ agents say that staging a home decreases the amount of time a home spends on the market, according to the National Association of Realtors® 2017 Profile of Home Staging

“Realtors® know how important it is for buyers to be able to picture themselves living in a home and, according to NAR’s most recent report, staging a home makes that process much easier for potential buyers,” said NAR President William E. Brown, a Realtor® from Alamo, California and founder of Investment Properties. “While all real estate is local, and many factors play into what a home is worth and how much buyers are willing to pay for it, staging can be the extra step sellers take to help sell their home more quickly and for a higher dollar value.”

According to the National Association of Realtors report, which is in its second iteration, nearly two-thirds of sellers’ agents said that staging a home decreases the amount of time the home spends on the market, with 39 percent saying that it greatly decreases the time and 23 percent saying it slightly decreases the time. Sixteen percent of sellers’ agents believe that staging either greatly or slightly increases a home’s time on the market, while 8 percent believe that it has no impact.

Seventy-seven percent of buyers’ agents said that staging a home makes it easier for buyers to visualize the property as their future home, and 40 percent are more willing to walk through a staged home they first saw online. However, 38 percent of buyers’ agents said that staging positively affects a home’s value if the home is decorated to the buyer’s taste, meaning that a home’s staging should be designed to appeal to the largest number of potential buyers.

Forty-nine percent of buyers’ agents said that staging has an effect on most buyers. Another 48 percent stated that staging has an effect on some buyers’ opinion of a home, but not always, and only 4 percent said that it has no impact on buyers.

Realtors® representing both buyers and sellers agreed that the living room is the most important room in a home to stage, followed by the master bedroom, the kitchen, and then the yard or outdoor space. The guest bedroom is considered the least important room to stage.

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Michael Mahoney is a Realtor with Keller Williams in Boston.

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Pending Home Sales Tumble in May for Third Straight Month

June 29th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

 Pending Home Sales Tumble in May for Third Straight Month

 

National Association of Realtors Report on Pending Home Sales

WASHINGTON (June 28, 2017) — The ongoing supply shortages that are propping up home prices in many metro areas caused pending home sales in May to slump for the third consecutive month, according to the National Association of Realtors®. None of the major regions saw an increase in contract activity last month.

“The lack of listings in the affordable price range are creating lopsided conditions in many areas where investors and repeat buyers with larger down payments are making up a bulk of the sales activity,” said Yun. “Meanwhile, many prospective first-time buyers can’t catch a break. Prices are going up and there’s intense competition for the homes they’re financially able to purchase.”

Existing-home sales are forecast to be around 5.63 million this year, an increase of 3.2 percent from 2016 (5.45 million). The national median existing-home price this year is expected to increase around 5 percent. In 2016, existing sales increased 3.8 percent and prices rose 5.1 percent.

Massachusetts Association of Realtors Report Dip in Closed Sales

Homes for sale reach lowest level for May since 2004

WALTHAM, Mass. – June 27, 2017 – The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) reported today both single-family and condominium saw a slight dip in sales in May from last year. Despite the drop, median home prices for both single-family homes and condominiums hit new all-time highs. Inventory also reached the lowest level for the month of May since MAR began recording the data in 2004.

Pending Home Sales Dip in Massachusetts by Keller Williams Realtor Michael Mahoney

May Closed Sales from The Massachusetts Association of Realtors – click to see large image

 

Massachusetts Real Estate Inventory

Keller Williams Realtor reports on massachusetts real estate inventory

Massachusetts Association of Realtors – Click to see large image

 

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The Greater Boston real estate market could certainly use more inventory. If you are considering a move at all, now would be a time to take a closer look at it. With the demand high, and buyers competing for properties the market is very forgiving when it comes to home repairs and concessions by sellers.

 

David Ortiz Courtesy of The Boston Globe

If I were considering a move,  I would go out on top like David Ortiz rather than waiting for the market to show signs of stalling.  By that, I simply mean that real estate markets are cyclical and that what goes up must come down. If I were in my older years, I would get out in the hot market rather than waiting for it to cool.

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Mobile Real Estate Application

June 6th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

Michael Mahoney of Keller Williams Mobile Boston Real Estate App

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The Keller Williams Greater Boston search app was designed for today’s tech savvy home buyers, this easy-to-use GPS-powered app puts you in control of your real estate search.

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Most Expensive Home in Southern Norfolk County is in Dover

May 8th, 2017 by Michael Mahoney

Most Expensive Home in Southern Norfolk County is in Dover

Most expensive home in Norfolk County

Strawberry Hill – Most Expensive Home in Southern Norfolk County

The most expensive home in Southern Norfolk County is an estate. The property is located at 45-53 Strawberry Hill Street in Dover. The property features a stable and carriage house. It’s a country estate only a mile and half to the Needham Junction commuter rail. (more…)

Summer Sundays: Live Animals at Bird Park in Walpole

July 15th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

Summer Sundays: Live Animals at Bird Park in Walpole

Get wowed by the wonders and diversity of our local wildlife with Creature Teachers, environmental and animal educators that share their love and knowledge of animals in a memorable, engaging way. How much do you know about the variety of creatures that live among us? Now is your chance to find out! And what possibly could make this show even better? Ice cream! Yes, Crescent Ridge Dairy will be at the park selling their delicious, award-winning ice cream for you to enjoy!

This show is part of Bird Park’s Summer Sundays Series, which offers a variety of engaging, family-friendly performances and live wild animal shows every Sunday, July 9 – August 12. All shows are held at the Music Court, with informal seating on the shaded lawn. Please bring blankets or chairs for your comfort. Picnics welcome! Plan to arrive a few minutes early.

Date & Time
Sunday, July 15
3-4PM

Cost
Member Family: $9;
Nonmember Family: $15;

Contact Information
508.668.6136
mogara@thetrustees.org

MapLocation
Francis William Bird Park
Walpole, MA

Directions to Francis William Bird Park

Please prepay by registering online or pay in cash or by check on the day of the event. Questions? Please contact Maura (mogara@thetrustees.org; 508-668-6136). For updates and announcements, please follow Bird Park programs on Facebook @friendsofbirdpark.

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June 4th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

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What are Homes Selling for in Walpole MA

May 22nd, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

Home Prices in Walpole MA for April 2018

Real estate market data for Walpole, MA provided by Michael Mahoney of eXp Realty in Boston.

If your life as you know could change in 22 days, would you want to know more about it?  Well that is the real estate market in Walpole right now.   Homes in April took only 22 days to go under agreement.

 

Homes for Sale in Walpole MA by Michael MahoneyWalpole Home Prices

We have seen months of listing price increases on home prices in Walpole and don’t expect things to slow down anytime soon.  If you are considering buying a home you can still find deals on a house in Walpole but having a good real estate agent who understands the market is a must.

 

I would not wait on the sidelines for too long, many of our listings are starting to sell within a few days of hitting the market. As you can see from the table below, listings are selling very close to their asking price. To make sure you can get a home under agreement, you’ll want to have an agent who knows the Walpole market and what it will take to get a home under agreement.

 

Walpole MA Homes for Sale by Realtor Michael Mahoney

If you are interested in how much current inventory is on the market in Walpole you can find that information by clicking on the link.

High inventory will suggest that homes are sitting on the market for longer. Currently in this area of Walpole, homes have a median time of 32 days on the market before they sell.

This suggests that sellers are in a great position to find a buyer with great terms and conditions.

Sellers should make sure to price their home near the market value. By pricing the property at the market value, the seller’s have very good chances of obtaining multiple offers.

Low inventory in Walpole has multiple offers coming in on homes similar to what we saw back in 2007.

The low inventory is one indicator that prices should continue to rise.

 

Walpole Real Estate Report Summary

The median sale price in April for single family homes in Walpole is $535,900. The median sale prices dropped significantly from the previous month, however that was due to the fact there were two homes sold in the previous month at 1.1mm.

There were 20 closed transactions in Walpole in April.  This was about 11.5mm in volume.

The highest price sale in April was $1,040,000.

The lowest price sale in April in Walpole was $275,000.

Sellers are getting offers on their homes in about 3 weeks.

“If you want to make a change, you can significantly change the course of your life in this real estate market in about 3 weeks or less.  Homes are selling quickly and fetching amazing prices” -Michael Mahoney, Realtor

 

Walpole still remains a very popular place to live.   This was evidenced in the 2017 LendEDU report on Walplole.

If you wanted to get a sense of the national real estate market, one place you may get reports on the national level would be from Realtor.org which is the web site managed by the National Association of Realtors.


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Join eXp Realty Boston and Save Thousands of Dollars

April 23rd, 2018 by Michael Mahoney

Join eXp Realty in Boston Today and Save Thousands of Dollars

Most agents with franchises are leaving thousands of dollars on the table.  The broker owners are usually overcharging and under delivering to the agents in their offices. One phone call with Realtor Michael Mahoney of eXp Realty could be worth at least $10,000 per year and ownership in our company. Don’t believe me? Call me at 617-615-9435

Joining eXp Realty in Boston starts with a conversation with one of our local agents.

Local real estate agents wishing to join eXp Realty must be sponsored into the company.  Agents in our company identify talented individuals in the real estate profession or people looking to become real estate professionals and sponsor them into our company.

Agents joining eXp Realty are sponsored by existing eXp agents. This ensures that agents in the company are building the company the way see is best. eXp Realty is a global community designed, powered and owned by our agents and partners, transforming the real estate experience. By empowering the agents to build the company, eXp is building a company that agents will want to be with for a long time.

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Download the Guide to Joining eXp Realty below. The guide should answer all of the questions about eXp culture, business models, systems and overview of the benefits of becoming an eXp agent.

Growth at eXp Realty

When I started with eXp Realty it was 6000 agents at the end of December 2017. It’s now over 10,000. The company also just uplisted onto the NASDAQ. The day it went onto the NASDAQ, the market cap was 1 billion. In perspective, Remax is over 40 years old and their market cap was 944mm the same day. Join the revolution in real estate. Would you rather be with Best Buy or Amazon in retail right now.

The support and systems to scale that quickly are amazing. Agents who I meet are so happy to have made the change. Most say they wish they did earlier. See the testimonials from agents who have affiliated with eXp Realty at the bottom.

Agent-Ownership is Real at eXp Realty

Our family of agents builds their own businesses while having the opportunity to also establish a direct ownership interest in eXp World Holdings, eXp Realty’s holding company, as a shareholder and partner.  When agents join eXp Realty, they are granted stocks in the company. This aligns the agents to the company values and treats them as a true owner.

The eXp Stock is Publicly Traded on the NASDAQ

eXp Realty just announced that they have been listed on the NASDAQ.

eXp Realty Versus the Traditional Real Estate Brokerages

In a traditional brokerage, you affiliate as an agent in a company. The broker/owner then gets a cut of the commissions.  At eXp Realty, there are no local franchisees. You the agent deal directly with the eXp International.  There is no middle man. By reducing the amount of middlemen in the model, eXp is able to grant stock and stock options to their agents making them direct ownership partners.

Maximum Earning Potential – Keep More Money in Your Pocket

No desk fees. No royalty fees. No franchise fees. Keep 80-100% of your commissions and participate in one of the industry’s most rewarding icon-agent programs. Agents at eXp Realty can receive revenue share from the people they sponsor into the company. Revenue share is paid by eXp Realty company dollars and doesn’t reduce agent commission, and there’s no limit to the amount agents can earn.

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eXp is Revolutionizing the Real Estate Model

eXp Realty’s revolutionary virtual-office business model does away with the added costs of a traditional brick-and-mortar brokerage. This means no desk fees, no franchise fees and no royalty fees. Keep 80-100% of your commissions, and enjoy a low company cap. Most agents today never go into the office. The Internet has made it so the majority of agents are working virtually everyday. Why not get the income you are leaving on the table at the “traditional brokerage” you are working at virtually anyways.

Read about some top agents who have joined eXp Realty

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eXp Realty – Our Culture

At eXp Realty, our family of agents and brokers build their own businesses while
establishing a direct ownership interest in the company as a shareholder and partner. The greatest asset of any real estate brokerage is the group of agents and brokers who are a part of it. In our view, those agents and brokers should be owners and at eXp Realty, they are.

eXp is attracting like-minded successful brokers and agents seeking to leverage technology while off-loading office walls, managing the office, training and support functions. Through the innovative use of technology, the company provides agents, teams of agents, and brokerage owners with opportunities for increased profitability, reduced risk, and greater levels of professional development while fostering an organizational culture that values collaboration,strength of community, and commitment to serving the consumer’s best interests.

See some Testimonials from Agents Who Joined eXp Realty

 

eXp agents are not constrained by brick and mortar obligations, capital requirements or structure not central to broker, agent, buyer and seller needs.

eXp seeks to take advantage of a world digitally connected in ways never thought possible and inspire its people to leverage the best technologies to be the service leader in the real estate industry.

Most notable among the technologies that the company employs, and one that distinguishes it from any of its competitors, is a 3D, fully-immersive, cloud campus complex which has meeting rooms, training centers, outdoor spaces, and in which the company’s management, staff, agents and brokers all work on a daily basis learning from, sharing with, transacting business with, and socializing with colleagues from across diverse geographies.

eXp agents are working together to build businesses, build and enhance brands, increase profitability, reduce overhead and risk, and achieve bold career and life goals, all while establishing a direct ownership interest in eXp Realty as a shareholder and partner. Come and get your ownership in this company.

If you have questions about joining eXp Realty and being mentored by me personally call my cell phone anytime at 617-615-9435.

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123 Pine Street Holbrook MA is for Sale by eXp Realty

April 10th, 2018 by Michael Mahoney


123 Pine Street Holbrook MA 02343
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Neighborhood
Homes in Holbrook
$449,000
Single Family Home
Main Features
4 Bedrooms
2 Full Bathrooms
1 Unit
Interior: 2,214 sqft
Lot: 7,193 sqft
Year Built: 1910
MLS #: 72306129
Location

123 Pine Street
Holbrook, MA 02343
USA

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Michael Mahoney Realtor Michael Mahoney Realtor

eXp Realty
(617) 615-9435
mike@mmahoney.com
http://www.realtormikemahoney.com

      

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5suzannechapman1208

I selected Mike after having a very unsuccessful experience with a previous broker. He had excellent ideas in helping to sell my house and continued to advertise it with a fresh perspective. His experience helped in a number of ways and I only wish we had... (more)

5goodlife99

This is the second property I have sold in Weymouth MA with Mike as my broker. He research the area and give you all the information you need to decide what to list your property for, so it sells timely. He also helps review and negotiate all offers and is... (more)

5SullyLemmons

We had been trying to sell our condo for well over a year and decided to give Mike a shot at it as he came well recommended. It was not easy for him but he persisted and had success. Even though it wasn't a big sale or profit for him, he acted as though it... (more)

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