Buyer Agency

Quick 2017 Condo Sales Comparison North of Boston in Reading, Lynnfield, North Reading and Wakefield

We are over the hallway mark of 2017 by almost two months at this point, and it's no surprise that the condo sales market North of Boston was just as fired up as the single family home sales market. 

Here's a quick comparison of condominium sales in 4 towns in the 93 / 95 "split" from Jan 1, 2017 to today: August 21, 2017. 

Reading Condo [...]

Rare, Fantastic and Tranquil Condo Alternative - with Boathouse- on Martins Pond in North Reading Massachusetts

This single family home at 6 Batchelder Avenue in North Reading is a wonderful 1 bedroom condo-alternative. 1022 Square Feet with nature at your doorstep!.....

Spring 2017 Single Family Home Sales on North Shore of Massachusetts Are All About Over-Asking Offers

Last night I presented some information to new single family homebuyer clients looking North of Boston, targeting towns such as Reading, North Reading, Stoneham, Wilmington, Woburn & Wakefield. Not surprisingly, days on market are quick (the past 2 weeks of offers have an average of 10 days until offer in Reading alone!), and multiple-offers are the norm, which means "over-asking" accepted offers are also the trend. 

The always robust single family spring home sales market in North Reading continues the trend in 2017

The spring market is blooming in North Reading

The spring market in North Reading is the time when sellers and buyers come out of hibernation and buy real estate at a feverish pace.  When you think of spring, you may think of April showers and May flowers. But in real estate, the spring market is half [...]

Eagles Place at the Andover Country Club boasts exquisite design with impeccable craftsmanship

Eagles Place at the Andover Country Club – exquisite design with impeccable craftsmanship

Sprawled on 25 acres of lush terrain are 36 French Contemporary styled condominiums known as Eagles Place.  Each cluster of homes was carefully planned to complement the natural surroundings yet assuring a private, relaxed atmosphere.

Why Zillow Zestimate is Not Helping Anyone Determine the True Value of Homes in Massachusetts

I have many, many problems with Zillow. It starts with their business model of taking agent's properties that they work hard to list, and making them pay them back to advertise it with Zillow. It also includes misleading buyers regarding who is the listing agent and who you are actually calling when you see those three or four agents on the [...]

How to Win in a Competitive Multi-Offer Real Estate Market

Ok, so when out hunting in the hot spring market, how do you compete in a multi-offer situation? Is it luck? Does the seller just take the highest bid? What if there are three or more offers at the same price? Well, sometimes it is just the highest price, but in most cases, there are other ways to show the seller (and the seller’s agent) that you are the most valuable buyer that submitted an offer.