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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...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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I am truly thankful for all of the friends I know through Active Rain.  When Lisa Von Domek created a meetup in Boston last Friday night. I was happy to make the trip to see so many AR members from all over. I have followed this wonderful AR members for years and I recognized them instantly.  Pet...

By Associate Broker Falmouth MA Cape Cod Heath Coker, Heath Coker Robert Paul Properties Falmouth MA
(http://www.CapeGroup.com & http://www.REindex.com)
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Should you Buy your second home first? Some renters are learning how to build wealth by owning while keeping their rental. If you have a great home already in the city, and can own a property, too, then this brief introduction to buying your second home first will inspire you with information.Joi...

By Suzanne Cutler, 617-549-5829, Braintree MA, Realtor, Real Estate
(Success! Real Estate)
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 7 Pond St. Hyde Park, MA 02136 Sold for over asking the first week!   Are you looking to buy or sell your home?  Call Suzanne Cutler, Realtor with Success! Real Estate at 617-549-5829.   2 family home

By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor
(Century 21 American Properties)
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Things to do in Boston this Week  D Street Market at The Lawn on D - Boston Come enjoy a European-style market at The Lawn On D featuring a farmers market, a cut flower stand, a mini car show, and roving street performers: jugglers, face painters, magicians, and aerialists! Plus, delicious food, ...

By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor
(Century 21 American Properties)
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Here Are Some Fun Things in and Around BostonMagic 106.7 Family Film Festival July 7, 2018 - August 25, 2018 South Garden With free, family-friendly movies shown under the stars, the Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival is a great summer night out. Entertainment, children's activities and giveaways w...

By Suzanne Cutler, 617-549-5829, Braintree MA, Realtor, Real Estate
(Success! Real Estate)
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Don't miss this beautifully maintained 2 family home in Fairmount Hill. Showings start at the Open House on Sunday, July 15th 1-3 pm. The first floor has 2 bedrooms, living room and eat-in kitchen all with hardwood floor and ceiling fans plus a bonus room that you can use as a third bedroom or of...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Habits versus Techniques Day 27 of 90 in a Realtors® life.  When we sit in our continuing education classes we are learning the laws so that we remain compliant as we practice. We also learn techniques on how to prospect, how to follow up, newest trends and techniques.  Successful agents will be...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Day 17 of 90 My Best Practices Real Estate 2018 is a time for some reflection.  Setting out to share the journey of resetting my goals and focus and then sharing daily results here is an effort to pull back the curtain from the not so glamorous life of a working real estate professional.  We get...

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