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Managing Real Estate Broker - Brad MacKenzie
I love Turning Houses into Homes by helping people like you sell and buy homes on the South Shore, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including Duxbury, Cohasset, Hingham, Kingston, Marshfield, Norwell, Pembroke, Plymouth and Scituate. Write me to sell your home, or to see any home for sale on the South Shore. My business is built on referrals from clients and people like you. If you know of a friend, family member or colleague who is thinking of selling or buying a home, I'd love to help. Please call, text or write me to arrange an introduction. I will provide professional, courteous service and knowledgeable guidance.
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Cohasset, Massachusetts, had an average home sale price of over $1 million in 2013, up 24% from the average in 2012. The median sale price was up 31%. The total number of sales was flat, while the days on market fell 22%, and the average size of the homes sold increased 15%.  Cohasset was the big...
01/17/2014
South Shore Real Estate Tax Rates - FY 2014 Rates quoted in dollars per thousand dollars of assessed value   Duxbury               $ 16.15 Carver                     17.01 Cohasset                 12.54 Halifax                    18.67 Hanover                  16.21 Hanson                   15.47...
01/16/2014
Many economists and market watchers are predicting that interest rates will rise in 2014. Generally, the consensus estimate seems to be that the average mortgage rate will increase from about 4.5% now to about 5.%% by the end of the year. If it happens, that 1% rise would raise the monthly paymen...
01/15/2014
Hingham had a solid year, with relatively quick sales at prices similar to 2012. For all of 2013, the average price per square foot paid for a Hingham home is up about 4% from 2012 at $313, but since the average house is slightly smaller, the average price paid has been steady. 262 single-family ...
01/14/2014
Hingham cleared out the inventory in December! Most of the homes that had been contingent or under agreement in the prior month were sold, only four homes came on the market, and 19 homes sold in December. With just four sales above $1 million, the averages are down a bit, but homes are selling v...
01/13/2014
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All the money you make will never buy back your soul. - Bob Dylan, Masters Of War The swift don't win the race. It goes to the worthy, who can divide the word of truth. - Bob Dylan, I and I If you need somebody you can trust, trust yourself. - Bob Dylan, Trust Yourself Forget the dead you've left...
01/12/2014
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A friend of mine called for some advice. The content of her situation is somewhat outside the scope of this forum.  Suffice it to say that there was a moral component that was giving her some trouble. She wasn't sure what to do. One option would cause someone else emotional pain. Another option w...
01/12/2014
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Hey, I've been working most of the day.  So when do I learn that the Patriots playoff game is at 8:10 p.m. on a Saturday night?  An hour ago. They've got the home-field advantage in the 60-degree rain tonight, since they are the dominant team in the NFL still.  Seems unlikely, given the struggles...
01/11/2014
The number of sales of South Shore, Massachusetts, condos is up 31% year-over-year. This report covers 2013 condominium sales in the towns of Cohasset, Duxbury, Hingham, Kingston, Marshfield, Norwell, Pembroke, Plymouth and Scituate The condo market is healthy and attractive to buyers. Square foo...
01/09/2014
The pace of home sales in Cohasset, Massachusetts, was sleepy during December, and the average sales price was down, since there weren't as many million-dollar sales as there have been most months in 2013. There is still a backlog of properties that are under agreement or have contingent deals. T...
01/08/2014
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