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By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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Posted on September 2, 2008 by bostonkayakguy | Edit Countdown to Football !!! The Needham High School Football Team kicks off its season Saturday, September 6th at Dedham! Needham Football: * courtesy Boston.com JOHN PRESCOTT -BostonKayakGuy   Call John Prescott 508-523-9252 regarding your profe...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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  Numbers don't lie. Or do they?       WELLESLEY VS NEEDHAM Sent from BlueOrganizer Long time rivals Needham and Wellesley's latest skirmish isn't on the playing fields; rather it's taking place at the dump.  Or actually the transfer station where town recycling takes place. Numbers released for ...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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Posted on August 31, 2008 by bostonkayakguy | Edit Needham Public Schools welcome their returning students on Wednesday, September 3rd. Motorists, a gentle reminder that the opening of school will bring increased foot traffic and increased traffic on commuter routes. 2030 02 4 prev  *courtesy fr...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Often when I am helping a client in their home search in Needham I am asked what is the best elementary school. The answer is they are all great.  If your friends have children in one particular school or other they will say that is the best school, but Needham has nothing but best schools.  Ther...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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This is just a small capsule of Needham, Massachusetts but a good one. Stay tuned for upcoming events. Plans are already underway for our Tercentennial celebration in 2011. Contact Bill Dermody 781-444-7400 Bill.Dermody@nemoves.com To watch the Needham Channel and get an inside peak at the Field...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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To our family of three it has been a wonderful life.  It sounds like a title to a movie doesn't it?  If we look at the years since we married and before that it has been a great life in Needham and we could not have chosen a better place to live.  We just happened to find a neighborhood that had ...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Needham Business AssociationHarvest Festival this year is on October 4, 2008                              between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. This is really one of my favorite events in town.  It is great to see friends and enjoy the ushering in of the Fall.  It is a hit for any age group.  It is just ...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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    Have you heard it?  The clock is ticking!     Exactly 2 weeks from Wednesday, you'll hear even more.   There will be the frantic search; cabinets and cupboards being opened and closed.  Drawers closed in frustration.  Doors slammed.   Clothes will be taken from the closet.  Some will land on ...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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"Green Goes With Everything." by Sloan Barnett I love passing on great information. I also love being green and have been since 1982. I am thrilled that the word is out. We switched to green products back in 1982 and I did everything I could to recycle and think green. I could say more but her vi...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Needham Luxury Market Report 2003 - 2008 Properties sold over $1 Million 1-03 --6-08 Here are some interesting stats for the luxury home market as follows:                              2003            2004           2005            2006           2007         20008 1 Million $ bracket -    17    ...

By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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Have you heard it?  The clock is ticking!                                         Exactly 3 weeks from today, you'll hear even more.   There will be the frantic search; cabinets and cupboards being opened and closed.  Drawers closed in frustration.  Doors slammed.   Clothes will be taken from th...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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The single family on market listings are lower than I have seen it in a long time with just 93 properties on the market and  5 of those have accepted offers and will take back up offers. The list price range is from $349,900 to $3,500,000. During the last 10 days there have been 7 single family h...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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In today's August 1, 2008 Boston Herald there was a great article really talking about how this wonderful suberb of Boston - Needham, MA is meeting the needs of buyers who want the close commute to Boston without the high prices of living in Boston. Recently  Bill Bartlett purchased a starter hom...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Needham has 2 great spots but nearby Dover, Wellesley and South Natick have some great spots too.  In fact, my brother-in-law comes to visit us often from Cape Cod to do the nearby trails.  This keeps him young at 58. Ridge Hill Reservation - Charles River Peninsula - This reservation has sloping...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Needham has the best schools. ..The best restaurants - like Panera Bread,  Sweet Basil's, Blue on Highland, Fuji's Steak House, Not Your Average Joe's, Masala Art, Quince Bistro, Fava, Gabriella's Bistro, Bertucci, Rice Barn, Village Fish, Stone Hearth Pizza, Spiga, New Garden, Mandarin Cuisine, ...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Entire 2007 Real Estate Sales for Single Family Homes:  -Total homes sold all of 2007  = 373 home   The average sales price was $748,000   The average list price was    $776,000+   Selling at and average 97% of list price and average of 94% of original price The volume of sales for the entire of ...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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The Green Needham Collaborative brings the community together with other people who are like-minded when it comes to the education and effice use of our resources.  There are many topics on the iste and they have kept the site up to date. There is a link to some great tips for conservation.  I am...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Saturday Afternoon July 26th  report.  There are 102 Active single family properties on the market The average single family home on the market is $1,051,612 as of today. The prices range from $349,000 to $3,500,000 There are 24 condominiums are active starting at $248,000 to $749,000 There are 2...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Needham Market Report July 9, 2008 - Hazy Hot and Humid - still better than snow and ice cold.  There were 70 properties sold since May 1, 2008. Ranging from $289,000 to $2,722,732 Average days on market for that time period was 70 days.  Sales Ratio of 94% of the original price and  97% of the p...

By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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The Needham, Massachusetts housing market continues to hum along.   School is ending and it quiet around but behind the scenes there is much preparation going on for the Fourth of July celebration in town.  The spring market started a little later this year.  There were 3 new listings that came o...

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