buyers market: February 2009. A home is still your Pleasure Prescription for Security. - 02/04/09 09:23 PM
One thing that is true in today's buyers market , and that is just what we have today A Buyers Market. However it is a fact that  Sellers are still selling homes.
Buyers are plentiful, however they are only bidding on the best of the best values in housing. 
We as Realtors, are still facing an almost 8 months supply of inventory. That fact makes this a Real Buyers Market. This , combined with falling and low interest rates, does take out any  urgency for buyers.
There are lessons being learned for sure by the buyers. The most important lesson, is … (0 comments)

buyers market: December Rap, You've lost that loving feeling. - 12/26/08 04:23 AM
Maybe the Righteous Brothers top hit, 'You"ve Lost That  Loving Feeling" , gained its roots from working agents in a market like this one.
The prices in Mass. dropped in November 16% to the largest single monthly year over year price decline since accounters began tracking numbers in 1987. Like, 21 years ouch. And sales closed dropped from 3,210, to 2600 . Units closed at a medium of $275,000 from last years same medium price monthly 2007 of $330,000.
SO what drags the Agents down, its called being part of the Bad New Bears Band. Instead of making optimistic music daily. The words … (0 comments)

buyers market: November warm chills, - 11/25/08 08:33 PM
I just got Back from Germany after a nice 3 week vacation with my family.
I walked into the Keller Williams office in Easton Ma and I noticed something I have not seen in a long time.  "Lot's of our agents working and smiling." Energy was there, agents were in conference rooms with clients signing up offers.
 Agents were huddled together in groups talking about how hard it was to make closings happen on time.
Culture was there, sharing information with each other, agents helping agents, team work,  Calls to bankers and appraisers and clients were being made.
There was a new … (8 comments)

buyers market: How do you really know a buyers Opportunity Market is done? - 06/13/08 10:27 PM
Oh, sure the Inventory build up is lower , but truly that is not the tell tale sign.
That is how the bookkeepers measure and report. But today opportunity for buyers has changed for sure. The hint that rates are going to have to go up is one to fact to look at in my opinion. Combine that with if your not Rockefeller, or Trump, getting a mortgage now is harder than the last 8 years have been. And the inventory, take a good look at it, what is left? Lots of foreclosed homes, neglected properties, Lots of opportunities there, for investors, … (1 comments)

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