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One of the benefits to having a birthday on July 4th?  You get a day off!!  In my markets of Plymouth & Cape Cod, most sellers slow their showings over this hoiliday as people, renters, tenants want to celebrate without interruption. So I'm unplugging, not showing properties and heading to a grea...
07/02/2013
The markets we cover in Plymouth County, MA  were mostly flat from April to May 2013.  Data still point to weakness in terms of sales vs. inventory or homes for sale.  Here is a brief recap:   Closed Sales May 2013 -  487 down 2.0% from May 2012 (495 All Single Family Homes & condos) Homes For Sa...
06/18/2013
  It’s been an interesting first half-year in home sales in Plymouth and on Cape. While we are busy the continued double-digit lack of inventory has affected our markets and more important, our clients. This has created bidding wars and multiple offer situations where buyers have got to be aggre...
06/09/2013
The markets we cover in Plymouth County, MA  presented us with a good start in 2013 though some of the data still point to weakness in terms of sales vs. inventory or homes for sale.  Here is a brief recap:   Closed Sales April 2013 -  361 up 6.0% from April 2012 (339 All Single Family Homes & co...
05/22/2013
                         www.RiverFarmProperties.com   Wonderful 2005 Cape with dormers, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths and new hardwood floors throughout. Flow through rooms with a view to deck and landscaped corner lot.  Formal Dining Room, Family Room, first floor Laundry. Gas, forced hot air heatin...
05/15/2013
This past week has been extraordinary in many ways.  And if there was any doubt, the world now knows what Boston is capable of and the compassion, support and resiliency of its people was clearly on display. This past Sunday I took a client to an open house.  This client, a young woman, has been ...
04/22/2013
I can only talk to my local market for homes sales in Plymouth MA & Cape Cod.  For that just click on our website link below and go to my last blogs on local markets.   I read the industry press lately and come away convinced no one really has a handle on the housing market or maybe it's just th...
04/03/2013
 INTERESTING ARTICLE FROM DSNEWS IN CASE YOU MISSED THIS.   Shari Olefson is an attorney-mediator and author of Financial Fresh Start: Your Five-Step Plan for Adapting and Prospering in the New Economy. Her quotes/comments can be found in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and ...
03/25/2013
  In our markets of Plymouth & Cape Cod and with our home sales,  I began to see a market shift last fall.  Namely,  experiencing low inventory, prices climbing, multiple bids, bidding wars, buyers submitting offers immediately following a vist to a property and buyers anxious to put in offers f...
03/24/2013
PLYMOUTH continues to deal with inventory issues. Here are the key points for this February 2013:     • Sales of single family homes and condos – down 5% (from 250 February 2012 to 238 sold in February 2013) • Median price of single-family homes and condos sold up 3% (from $289,500 in February 20...
03/18/2013
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