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By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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  To honor the first day of summer, the National Parks are having free admission tomorrow, 6/21/11.  Find your park here: http://www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm Hello, welcome to my blog and welcome to Quincy, MA.  If you are a potential home buyer and you are interested in Quincy, please contact...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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The Quincy, MA branch of the South Shore YMCA is a neighborhood gem.  It brings together families and provides activities and programs designed to enrich our lives.  Yesterday it was announced that a $30 million facility will be built next to the current building, expanding the space and providin...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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Registration for the popular Quincy Recreation Department Summer Youth Swimming Program is underway. The swimming lessons are provided at the Lincoln-Hancock Community School Pool with classes running from July 21 to August 12, and June 27 to July 19. The weekday swimming lessons, which are free,...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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As summer nears and we head outdoors, take a moment to recall the signs of Lyme disease.  It is an inflammatory disease caused by tick bites.  Massachusetts has one of the highest rates of Lyme disease incidents in the nation. Fever, headache and muscle pain are the signs of Lyme disease and show...

By William Tierney, "The Internet Savvy Realtor"
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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  Quincy MA Sold Condo Units Report for May 2011   In May of 2011 there were 28 condos that closed within the month for Quincy Massachusetts. This is the same number of units, as there were 5 condos that closed in May of 2010.   The Average list price for the condos that closed in Quincy for May ...

By Melissa Juarez
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There will be a "Grand Opening" celebration of the new Marina Bay Marketplace located at 333 Victory Road on May 28, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.  Marina Bay Marketplace marks the first time a grocery store is to be loacted inside the Marina Bay residential compl...

By AJ Marchionne, Condo Association Insurance Boston, MA
(AJ Marchionne Insurance Agency Inc)
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Directors and Officers Liability Insurance (D & O Insurance) - Condo Associations in Quincy, Mass.  Condo associations normally purchase property, general liability, and crime insurance for their condominium association. Another type of insurance that's highly recommended is Directors and Officer...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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Last weekend volunteers descended on beaches, parks, schools and open spaces throughout Quincy to clean-up the sites as part of the 22nd Annual Cleaner, Greener Quincy Campaign.  These volunteers deserve our thanks for their tireless efforts in helping to make Quincy beautiful.  You can also help...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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The Quincy, MA YMCA is a neighborhood gem.  It brings together families and provides activities and programs designed to enrich our lives.  The Quincy Y is now offerring a program that will teach children in preschool through third grade about water safety and basic swim instruction, including wh...

By Melissa Juarez
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The Thomas Crane Library in Quincy, MA will have a book sale starting April 28 through the 30. The Library is located at 40 Washington Street. The sale will include fiction, nonfiction and children's books, CDs and videos.  The cost for books starts at 50 cents.  Hours for the sale are 10 a.m. to...

By Melissa Juarez
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The Taste of Quincy Restaurant Week starts March 6 through March 11.  The purpose of Quincy Restaurant Week is to provide specialty lunch and dinner menus at discounted prices to allow diners to experience a variety of restaurants, including some that they may have not tried before.   More than 2...

By Melissa Juarez
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The City of Quincy is the 5th largest city in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  The city is primarily urban and encompasses an area of over 26 miles.  I live and work in Quincy.  I love the diversity of the population and the convenience of living in an urban-setting, yet I am close to parks, t...

By Melissa Juarez
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The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced that it will suspend the anti-flipping rule for another year to assist in the sale of foreclosed homes, until January 2012. In 2003, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a rule that prohibited the FHA from insuring a mortg...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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So far this winter, we have received approximately over 60 inches of snow in the greater Boston area. But the snow hasn't kept people from contacting me and requesting appointments to see houses. In fact, we are deep in "window shopping" mode, where many prospective buyers are finally going out a...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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Did you get the City of Quincy's Fair Housing Survey in the mail? If you are a homeowner, renter or real estate professional,  the City of Quincy in partnership with the South Shore Home Consortium wants to hear from you. The survey is easy to complete and the results will be used to evaluate fai...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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It is an exciting time for the City of Quincy.  Quincy's downtown redevelopment project will add approximately 1 million square feet of new commercial space, 570,000 square feet for retail shops and restaurants, two new hotels and 700 housing units that will include luxury, loft and middle-income...

By Lynda Longmire
(Virtual Homes Real Estate)
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  Quincy Massachusetts 2010 Real Estate Report for Quarter 2 Quincy Massachusetts Single Family Homes Sold The Quincy, MA 2010 2nd quarter real estate market report indicates that there were 102 homes sold in Q2 2010 as compared to 106 in 2009. This represents a 4% decrease in the number of homes...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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Many of us traveling daily on Burgin Parkway by the T Station have been monitoring the progress of the Lowe's building construction.  It took awhile but the store is finally ready for its opening day. Lowe's has announced that it expects to open on January 27, 2011, after the planned acquisition ...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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Did you receive your new blue recycle bin yet? The City of Quincy delivered approximately three-thousand blue recycling barrels as part of the city's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.  The barrels are expected to be used by homeowners and families ...

By Melissa Juarez
(Massachusetts Buyers Broker Agency, LLC)
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Today there is a major winter storm here in Massachusetts and the Northeast.  Most open houses were canceled as people did not want to get stuck in the snow.  For me, it is a great time to catch up on some paperwork, research and email prospects with the latest information and new listings. I am ...

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