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By Zachary Parker, Real Estate Marketing Pro | SEO Gun for Hire
(ProSource Media)
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The vacancy rate in East Boston shot up a whopping 207% in the past 12 months.  Now at face value that sounds pretty shocking and could be the story in and of itself, until you peel back the layers a bit more.  So while it’s true that the current East Boston vacancy rate of 3.78% is more than tri...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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While they aren’t often in the spotlight, independent brokerages account for a large percentage of real estate sales. But starting your own brokerage is not easy, many brokers prefer to open a franchise and pay dues in exchange for support.However, what many don’t realize is that independent brok...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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You’ve heard of a buyer’s and seller’s market, but have you heard of a renter’s market?Renters now have more negotiating power than they’ve had in a long time.In a city that is usually full to the brim with students, recent graduates starting their first jobs, and young families- something is def...

By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor with Century 21
(Century 21)
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Real Estate in Boston by Century 21 Affiliated Agent Michael MahoneyGreater Boston Real Estate Update by Realtor Michael Mahoney I do hope this finds you and your family well, healthy and gainfully employed. I know it's challenging for a lot of people. If I can help you personally, please feel fr...

By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor with Century 21
(Century 21)
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Real Estate in Boston by Century 21 Affilated Agent Michael MahoneyGreater Boston Real Estate Update by Realtor Michael Mahoney I do hope this finds you and your family well, healthy and gainfully employed. I know it's challenging for a lot of people. If I can help you personally, please feel fre...

By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor with Century 21
(Century 21)
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The Last 7 Days in Boston Real EstateMichael Mahoney, a manager with Century 21 American Properties produces “The Thank Goodness it’s Monday” e-mail every Monday. It is a newsletter focusing on events, tools and strategies for our Century 21 agents.The market definitely needs more listings. The p...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Hiring the Right Contractor V1 E37 Masters Touch Design-Build.  In this PODCAST Chris Previte of Masters Touch  Design-Build shares with us today the right and wrong way to find, secure and redo your home the right way. Choosing your contractor is the simple matter of knowing what to ask and bein...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Boston Globe Real Estate Writer spills the beans on Real Estate. Our Podcast today talks about high rents, need for affordable homes, transfer taxes, rent control the middle class families have difficulty in the Boston area finding homes that are a good fit for them.  Tim Logan, real estate write...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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Financial Experts agree; they aren’t exactly sure when, but we are due for a recession sometime soon. In times like these, the stock market can be a scary place to hedge your bets. Conversely, real estate can be a great place to put your money if you are looking for an asset that will retain valu...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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Recently there’s been a lot of discussion about the buyer’s agent. Some believe that the role is under attack because of developments in technology. Many buyers are now finding properties online and contacting listing agents directly. Needless to say, the position is under fire, and this it’s jus...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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Pricing a home right can be tricky, especially in volatile markets with prices that often fluctuate. It’s especially hard to tell if the other current list prices are accurate to the actual sale prices, which usually aren’t public until the sale closes- three or four months later. Analysis of sim...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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For many, buying a house is the next logical step after getting married. With the power of combined income and shared liability, it’s a great time to plunge into the real estate world. However, if it’s your first time buying a house, what you might not realize is that there are certain snafus you...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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Adding certain furnishings or decoration can help bring an older home into the modern era. You want to show your audience the potential that your home has, and sometimes this means trading out your older furniture for something newer and cleaner. However you do need to be careful not to mislead a...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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In the digital age, the right photos can make or break your listing. Your house can be perfectly priced, but if your photos don’t show it off, nobody will come to see your listing. Here are a couple of tips to get the best pictures possible. Use a Real CameraIn the age where smartphone rules all,...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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For many home buyers, getting you interest rate down is just as important as getting the right price on your new home. The good news, at least for the time being is that the federal trade commission has lowered mortgage interest rates substantially. However, depending on you circumstances, you ma...

By Daniel D'Ambrosio, We Buy Greenville Houses For Cash
(SC Home Offer LLC)
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Because of HGTV, we get asked almost daily, "wow, you're house flippers? How do I get into that business?" I mean, HGTV definitely makes it cool (thankfully, because I completely lack coolness otherwise :). And, it is an incredibly fun business.  So, here are my quick tips on getting into the fli...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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Things are heating up in East Boston, as plans for yet another apartment complex close in.Located right across from the Maverick T Station, the project would include 25 apartments, 3 of which will be income restricted. It will also feature 10,000 sq. Ft. of street level retail space which is expe...

By James Harrison, Selling Made Easy
(Boston Bayside Properties)
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Are you thinking about selling your Boston home?Even if you already know exactly where you want to move and why – as in the case of retirement – it’s still a big decision. With a life-changing move on the horizon, you understand how to sell your Boston house for the best possible price.3 Tips to ...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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In order to be a successful real estate agent, you need a variety of important skills to make sure you are doing your best for your clients. But there are some that you simply cannot succeed without, these are the skills that will make or break you.CommunicationCommunication with your agent needs...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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I am so grateful that Caffé  Vittoria in the North End of Boston aka in Little Italy is still around. It has been one of my favorite Cafes when I lived in Boston. It was the first Italian Café that opened in 1929. Nothing has changed, if you want to have the best Cappuccino in Boston outside of I...

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