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By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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Obama: The Man and the Message Bend the Rules of Ethnicity and Geography...John Prescott's The MetWest Scene… bostonkayakguy.wordpress.com Submitted: 5 min ago - The technicolor Inauguration of Barack Obama. They came in different shapes and sizes. They came from cities, countries, villages, and...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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Date Night: Needham There once was a bar in Boston where everyone knew your name...(Cheers!) And now we're hoping there's a bistro in Needham, where the food and service and prices are so good, everyone there will know OUR names...(continued)  BostonKayakGuy...John Prescott's The MetWest Scene J...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Brief market update for 1/12/2009 In Needham, MAThere are  60 single family homes on the market as of this moment.  The price range is from $369,500 to $2,850,000.  Average list price is $971,530. There was one new single family that came on the market today for $519,900 in Needham Heights.There ...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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This list represents the ranking for household income from the Boston Business Journal date January 2-6, 2009It appears that the most expensive zip codes by county are Micclesex with 56%, with Norfolk County next at 24%, then Worcester County at 12%, then Essex and Plymouth Counties both at 4%.Th...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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  Needham HS Students: If You Don’t Have Anything Nice To Say… John Prescott's The MetWest Scene bostonkayakguy.wordpress.com Image by josephleenovak via Flickr Submitted: Just now! - Needham High School principal Paul Richards acted swiftly and decisively when he decided to give a "time out" to...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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It really is nice to have a golf course in town.  Here is the link to the Needham Golf Club Needham's course is 9 holes.  http://www.needhamgolfclub.com  We don't have to travel too far out of town to find a golf course either. I have included other golf courses near to Needham, Massachusetts Wel...

By Martin Kalisker, Professional Standards & Legal Assistant
(Greater Boston Association of REALTORS)
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  As of December 31, 2008, there were 70 single family listings in Needham on the Multiple Listing Service (MLSPin).   Year to date sales figures show a 17.7% decline in sales volume and average sales prices are slightly up (4.95%) compared to 2007. Based on current market absorption rates (see b...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Needham Area Market Report 2008 I am comparing the single family sales for 2008 to those of 2007 and the inventory is so low.  At this point there are 67 single family homes on the market and some of those are Active with a flag for essentially they are under agreement. There were less homes sold...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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Posted on December 30, 2008 by bostonkayakguy  SAT Scores…Towns Take a Bow…Wellesley, Weston, Needham, Dover-Sherborn, Natick, Holliston, Hopkinton, Westwood, Lincoln-Sudbury The State Department of Education has released the SAT scores for the school year 2007. Massachusetts schools' average exc...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Needham schools still rank high over and over among the best schools in the state of Massachusetts.  I have included a link to today's article on the Boston Globe's web site boston.com. The Needham High School is near complete and the finishing touches are being done.  There have been renovations...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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    Special Celebration in Needham.  The events start on December 31 from 12:00 pm to midnight.  This year there are more perfomances offered to cater to Needham residents of all ages. This event is made possible by the generosity of Roches Bros., Sudbury Farms, Wingate at Needham, Dedham, Needha...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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Tom Brady's Next Move:  First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage Posted on December 26, 2008 by bostonkayakguy  Well, apparently it’s official... The ailing Boston Patriot’s quarterback, Tom Brady made his best move yet, when over Christmas Eve he reportedly asked the world’s highest paid supermodel...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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All day long all I heard on several radio channels and tv news channels is that homes sales are down.  Then when I go on Yahoo first thing that pops up is how home sales are down.  Slowest in a decade.  I must say real estate is local and that is a national number. When there is a slow news day,...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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Mayor’s Holiday Specials... John Prescott's The MetWest Scene   www.bostoncommonfrogpond.org     bostonkayakguy.wordpress.com — This week ’s date night suggestions come courtesy of Mayor Tom Menino. They include shopping, shows, accommodations and dining specials. The Capital Grille famous for it...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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The inventory in Needham is a low as 76 homes on the market between $329,000 and the highest price is $3,500,000.  The average list price is $1,000,548.  Last month 11/9/08 the inventory was 96.  In one month there were 22 homes that went under agreement.  Several between  and 10 days on the mark...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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  It’s been quite a season… Gridiron splendor for some; disappointing losses for others. High school football in metrowest Boston captures the hearts and minds of many.  Communities rally, cheerleaders perform, and the players make contact.   Photos by Matthew Healey Needham senior captains from ...

By Martin Kalisker, Professional Standards & Legal Assistant
(Greater Boston Association of REALTORS)
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     As of November 30, 2008, there were 84 single family listings in Needham on the Multiple Listing Service (MLSPin).  Home sales are down 32% for the year.  This may be indicative of a slower market, but also shows that there is a level of saturation in Needham.  Simply put, the inventories ar...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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Blue Thongs, Red Hats, and Needham’s Senior Center…John Prescott’s The MetWest Scene Posted on December 1, 2008 by bostonkayakguy  “After much number crunching, Needham officials believe the town can afford a new, larger senior center, without an override, and selectmen are setting up an explorat...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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NEEDHAM THRIVES/HOMES ARE SELLING/PEOPLE WANT TO LIVE HERE.  Needham is insulated it would appear.  It is proven over and over again by how the homes just keep selling.  We have been insulated here.  There are 25 properties that have pending sales in the past month.  There were 21 homes that clos...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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The Thanksgiving Day high school football rivalries begin at 10 a.m. For the oldest rivalry in the country, Needham vs Wellesley, it will be a game of firsts and lasts. It will be the first time the Thanksgiving Day game is played on Needham's artificial turf. And it will be the last time senior ...

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