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Viewing your Home From a Buyer’s Perspective

There is an old adage in marketing and sales: Before trying to sell something, you need to put yourself in the buyer’s shoes. When it’s time to sell your home, you’ll need to do the same thing. Imagine that you’re the potential buyer and then view your property from that ...

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Summary of November 2020 Massachusetts Real Estate Market

Summary of November 2020 Massachusetts Real Estate Market November Real Estate Activity in Massachusetts Persists Buyers confidence fuels another month of growth From the Massachusetts Association of Realtors WALTHAM, Mass . – December 15, 2020 - The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS ® (MAR) reported today closed sales and new listings continued to climb in November. ...

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Mortgage Rates Remain Flat According to Freddie Mac

Mortgage Rates Remain Flat Freddie Mac reports each Thursday on mortgage rates and comments on rate movement. "Mortgage rates remain at record lows, resisting their typical correlation to Treasury yields, which have recently been moving higher. Mortgage spreads – the difference between mortgage rates and the 10-year Treasury rate – are declining ...

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Median Home Sales Price in Greater Boston Up 17 Percent

Median Home Sales Price in Greater Boston Up 17 Percent The Median Sales Price was up 17.7 percent to $470,900 for single-family homes and 9.5 percent to $405,000 for condominium properties. Months Supply of Inventory decreased 60.6 percent for single-family units and 16.7 percent for condominium units. Report furnished by Massachusetts ...

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The Holidays Aren’t Stopping Homebuyers This Year

The Holidays Aren’t Stopping Homebuyers This Year Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, yet finding the perfect holiday gifts for friends and family is certainly still top of mind for many right now. This year, there’s another type of buyer that’s very active this holiday season – the homebuyer. Each month, ShowingTime releases ...

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S.M.A.R.T. Get Smart With Your Success Goals

At this time of year, people traditionally set goals for next year. Do you have something you want to achieve over the coming months? If so, then you’ll have a much better chance of reaching your goal if you make it “SMART”. SMART is an acronym that refers to the five ...

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Don’t Let Buyer Competition Keep You from Purchasing a Home

Don’t Let Buyer Competition Keep You from Purchasing a Home This year’s record-low mortgage rates sparked high demand among homebuyers. Current homeowners, however, haven’t put their houses on the market so quickly. This makes finding a home to buy today challenging for many potential buyers. With an obstacle like this, those ...

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Why Bargain Hunting Is a Bad Idea

It seems like every month there is a new website offering deals on everything you can think of. In fact, the “coupon industry” is booming. This trend has conditioned people, more than ever before, to look for bargains and become determined to pay well below the market price for merchandise. There’s ...

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