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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty Boston North West - MA-9081217
For the 3nd time in as many weeks, I have had to deal with disappointed buyers.  In each case we have looked at several properties, all of which have been on the market for between 60 and 180 days.  My clients have finally found a property that works for them, and when I contact the listing agent...
Living in New England is beautiful, and I love it, most of the time.  Another major snowstorm hit today, so I had to postpone a broker open house for the second time in a week!  Yesterday, I went to show a house, and the long driveway hadn't been plowed, nor had the sidewalks been shoveled... Not...
Acton MA $425,000 3 Bedroom, 2 full bath, 7 room, 1939 sq ft., 1.1 acre wooded lot, quiet desirable Acton Center location. Central A/C, Buderus high efficiency gas burner, beautiful hardwood floors. Call for information!  978-758-7414    
Congratulations! You've finally made the decision. After many months of looking online, comparing towns, comparing homes, comparing school systems, tax rates, commuter access, you have decided that Acton, MA is the town for you.  Now what?  Attending open houses is a great step to start to get t...
I've been wanting to buy a house in Acton for a long time.  I'm tired of waiting... Prices have come down, interest rates have come down.  But what if I buy a house and the prices continue to go down? And more likely, what happens if interest rates go up?   For every 1% increase in the interest r...
Every year it's interesting to take a look back to see how far we've come, and try to figure out where we are going next.. In real estate, looking ahead isn't always clear, but you can see some trends and get a sense of where we are.   In Acton, MA, the real estate market has been fairly steady. ...
In a town such as Concord, MA, rich in history as well as it's literary heritage, it should come as no surprise to find a library that is in a class by itself.  The Concord Free Public Library has always been one of my favorite places in Concord.  It was built in the early 1870s, with Ralph Waldo...
Residents of Concord MA have so many wonderful treasures in their community, and 51 Walden is no exception.  FOPAC (Friends of the Performing Arts in Concord) manages this historic building and puts on many events throughout the year for residents to enjoy.  Their mission is to "maintain a venue ...
  Concord, MA has seen 125 single family home sales, January through the end of October 2010.  This compares favorably with 109 home sales in Concord MA by the same date in 2009. The average list price for these homes sold in Concord is $927,506 and average sale price $884,986, or 95.4% of asking...
It seems that every day we are inundated with bad news about the economy and in particular, the housing market.  However for our Concord, MA real estate market, it could be good news for anyone looking to purchase a home.  In fact, now might just be the best buying opportunity in our lifetime.  ...

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