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2010 

http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/obituaries/articles/2010/01/28/historian_activist_zinn_dies/?page=1 The link above is for the obituary for Howard Zinn, a man considered by many to be a wise, free thinking learned man.  Zinn, a resident of Auburndale, wrote many books including "You Can't Be Ne...
01/28/2010
What a wonderful time to be figuring out whether or not to buy or rent.  I have a wonderful link that will help you decide: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/10/business/2007_BUYRENT_GRAPHIC.html?_r=1# With interest rates almost certain to rise, with inflation almost certain to increase, with low ho...
01/27/2010
North Reading. 6,000 sf Brick-front Colonial, 5 Bedrooms/ 4 1/2 bath, incredible gourmet kitchen with GE Monogram Appliances, granite counters, separate pantry with sink, hardwood throughout, marble foyer, 12' ceils, 3 car garage, incredible floorplan for entertaining. $4200. Avail March. Jim Low...
01/27/2010
This lovely home is priced well below its market competitors. It boast 4 to 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, hard wood floors, an amazing master suite with an oversized whirlpool bath and walkin closet, 3rd floor bedroom/ bath suite, walk-out basement, central air, a 2 car garage, a large lot backing up...
01/27/2010
I have been living in and selling real estate in Newton, MA for decades now.  Newton has always been one of the most popular cities in the Boston area and has been called "The Garden City".  In the past it was called "America's Safest City" many years in a row.  Now I believe it is "America's Mos...
01/27/2010
The median price for single family homes in Massachusetts rose 10.4 percent in December.  The price rose from $267,250 in December 2008 and $295,000 in December 2009 according to the Warren Group, a Boston company that tracks real estate activity. The December home sales volumne jumped 16.8 perce...
01/26/2010
Monday evening, Bigelow Middle School parents who are concerned about the safety of their children walking to the school through what some are calling the Newton Corner "circle of death" met with James Marini to discuss a proposed change in the area's busing. Interim Superintendent James Marini h...
01/26/2010
http://realestate.msn.com/slideshow.aspx?cp-documentid=23303422>1=35000#8   First, the link above brings you to the weirdest listing you or anyone ever went for.  If you go for such a listing you might s to yourselft "This won't be so hard" after all every house has bedrooms and baths, square f...
01/25/2010
Realtors are in a very interesting business.  We get licenses that allow us to market and sell other people's properties.  At the same time those owners/ sellers can market and sell their own properties and in effect have all of the rights that our licenses provide.  Essentially anyone with owner...
01/25/2010
Often in life we are offered a diamond but assume it's just a dirty stone.  Afterall who would be so dumb to just give away a diamond?  In the Zen Art of Internet marketing many dirty rocks and many dirty diamonds are offered to us daily.  Years ago everything on the Internet was free.  When we f...
01/24/2010
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