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Being a better agent is not about a CRMRecently I needed the services of an attorney for some personal real estate issues. I called a firm that I have recommended to several of my clients.  I was shocked.  When the phone rang the person who answered simply said, “Hello.”  There was no other greet...
Weed Cleaning for the Mystic River and CRM'sMany of you may know "Mystic River" as a novel by Dennis Lehane or the movie of the same name starring Sean Penn.  I assure you it is a real place in Massachusetts.  It sees a lot of use by fishermen and boaters.Last week I was meeting with some colleag...
Hot or Not in Boston Back Bay Luxury Real Estate?Ranked at number 16 in "The 20 Hottest Markets this Spring" by Realtor Magazine Boston continues to be a very Hot market for Real Estate.  As the following graph, courtesy of,  shows sale prices for Boston Back Bay homes are up significa...
Why I'm a Weichert AgentWe often get asked what we do as Weichert agents. We also get asked why we are agents for Weichert Realtors®.The answers are many but here are some of them.Let us know what you think.
Homeowner Tax Breaks that Could Save You Thousands this Year As a homeowner, there are several major tax credits and deductions for which you may be eligible. They could save you up to thousands of dollars, so be sure to take advantage of them if they apply to you. Below is a list of the most imp...
 Tax Tips if you're buying a new homeTalk to your Tax Advisers My opinions and views are just that opinions.  I am not a tax expert.  Your financial situation is best discussed with experts.A recent article in suggests a different tack "The higher your reported income, the bigger the ...
The slab, as I now know it is called, has been a curiosity to me for years.  Why would a piece of prime real estate on Newbury St in Boston's Back Bay be vacant year after year.During warm months the site is used by artists and street musicians as a venue for peddling their wares and songs. It is...
Is Medford, MA a Better Option Than Somerville, MA for Home Buyers?Public transportation routes in Boston can and do have a significant impact on home values.  It is hard to believe now as you walk down Washington Street in the South End, Roxbury or Jamaica Plain that 30 years ago an elevated rai...

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