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On Monday, 2/15, Good Morning America talked about what they, with the help of, believe are the 10 best cities and towns in America to negotiate the biggest discount off the asking price of a house for sale.  Here is their 10 ten:  1.  Naples, FL  2.  Cape Cod, MA  3.  Charleston, SC  ...
It never ceases to amaze me how every single transaction is different.  I know, we are dealing with different people and different homes and different days and so on but something new seems to appear with almost every transaction.  It certainly is what makes this profession the most interesting a...
A couple of weeks ago we got 2 feet of snow in one storm.  It was really beautiful.  I took a couple of pictures walking around my neighborhood.  2 are houses I sold and one is a current summer rental.  Think it would help to promote my summer rental if I put this shot up?
It takes a little bit of time, but I have found online that there are quite a few rebate programs out there for making your home more energy efficient.  There also may be tax credits.  One source is  Even something simple like a programmable thermostat, you can get $25 back for...
I am such a lucky person!  I have 3 awesome kids, a great husband, and a career I love.  I am thankful every day to live on Cape Cod in a beautiful home filled with laughter and love.  It is so nice to help all these people buy and sell their homes move on to their next dream.  Sure, th...
I'm trying to decide which direction to take my video tours or virtual tours.  I used to use real estate shows and was very happy with them.  I thought I would take it more to the level of a virtual tour so I bought my FLIP which I also love but feel like my tours don't look that great.  I found ...
This data comes from the assessed town values from The Town of Bourne website and the selling prices of homes comes from our local MLS (multiple listing service).  In 6 months in Bourne, MA, from 12/29/08 to 5/29/09, there were 54 properties sold.  Just 10 sold over the town assessment.  The rest...
1.  The volume of traffic increases. 2. My favorite ice cream shops open...Betty Anne's and Whistle Stop. 3.  My kids go bridge jumping. 4.  Our neighborhood association holds it's opening meeting and I see neighbors I haven't seen all year. 5.  My summer rentals start and I meet some nice new pe...
On January 24, 2009 I received an offer on a property on Cape Cod.  We closed on it yesterday, May 14, 2009.  Considering all the stories and tales of long sales, this doesn't seem that bad.  If you ask the Buyer and Seller, they'd probably tell you it was not fun and took way too long.  There we...
The sun is out, it's warm, my husband left me daffodils on my desk at home this morning, I am going to see my son in 'Little Shop of Horrors' at Roger Williams University tonight, my daughter's Stonehill College Rugby team is playing in the National Championship in California next week and I am g...

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