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Hey Susan, I am buying a Boston Condo and my appraisal didn’t come in. What are my options?   The Boston condo market is rising rapidly causing many condos to go over asking price.   How are the appraisers keeping up with the market? Appraisers can typically only use comparable properties that ha...
07/10/2014
Why Winthrop? An Interview with Local Resident and Photographer Richard Honan     Your pictures are beautiful. The majority of your pictures are of Winthrop. Can you please explain what makes Winthrop such a good subject? Winthrop is such a beautiful place to photograph, whether it be on the ocea...
07/09/2014
“The 3rd time is a charm…” 3 lessons learned about home buying   Last year I had the pleasure of working with two of the nicest buyers. They were first time home buyers and highly motivated to get into a home in Boston.   We met for an initial consult, came up with a game plan and started viewing...
07/07/2014
300 Days on Market? What’s wrong with this house?     BUYING ADVICE “What’s wrong with that property?”   “I don’t want to see this property. It has been on the market for over 300 days.” “Something has to be wrong with it! If it was a good property, wouldn’t someone else have bought it by now?” A...
07/06/2014
The inventory in Boston is low as are the interest rates causing many multiple offer situations. If you find yourself competing in a multiple bid situation what should you expect? There are several ways a listing agent handles a multiple offer situation. The first question I always receive from ...
07/05/2014
I recently sold this home in Winthrop. It was an estate sale and the same family had lived in the house for 2 generations. When meeting with the sellers of this house I offered to do some light staging. I knew this was a quality house with a lot of potential but wanted to make it easy for buyers ...
07/03/2014
“How much does a buyer agent cost?” That’s a reasonable question often asked of me at an initial buyer consultation. At the consult I tell you that I represent only buyers and explain all the things I am going to do to make your new home purchase as easy as possible. The next question is always “...
07/02/2014
Have you looked at your home through the eyes of the buyer? I have heard it said that, “buying is emotional and selling is a business transaction.” I am not sure this always true but to a seller it is great advice.   I recently wrote a blog about painting to refresh your home. I have lived in the...
07/01/2014
  I am not a mortgage lender. I am a Realtor but there are certain basics of the mortgage process that I need to understand and educate my buyers and sellers. I also have some excellent mortgage professionals on speed dial, not just for loans but to verify or answer questions. Depending on what t...
06/30/2014
Not every real estate transaction is simple. Though many move forward without a hiccup there are a few memorable instances where this was not the case. Buying or Selling a home is a huge deal and emotions can run high. There are two sides to every story. Often the problem arises when a buyer feel...
06/20/2014
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