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Greece is a beautiful country.  I have visited it in the last couple of years and was amazed at how gorgeous its islands are.  I have memories of the island of Corfu even before this latest financial crisis where it was obvious that its economy was suffering.  After watching this video I can see ...
07/20/2015
 It's only been about ten years since the term "smart-home" has been first used, but now more than ever it has become common, and even somewhat mainstream for new homes on the market to be labeled as such.  But what is it about smart-homes that are so popular with buyers?  Will this trend last?  ...
07/13/2015
  If you follow my blog, you'll notice that I frequently write about ways to improve landscaping or outdoor yard space. But, many individuals don't realize that a home doesn't just cover what's in the interior, but it also attributes to what is shown outside in the exterior. A property's outdoor ...
07/12/2015
While it appears to be just a short time ago that the American 1% were opting for 10,000 square foot homes, one-upping their friends, and seeking as much acreage as possible, the tides are visibly changing.  In a recent report by Bloomberg Business, it accounts the rapidly declining demand for la...
07/12/2015
 HVAC systems: every home has one, yet no one thinks about it until there lies a problem. With HVAC bills appearing to be more and more expensive these days, it's important to ask necessary questions ahead of time until your HVAC system has a serious problem and a serious bill. Yes, HVAC systems ...
07/11/2015
In May, Boston's housing inventory fell, while affordability worsened and sales declined...sound familiar? Single-family housing inventory in the Greater Boston area fell 16% year-over-year in May to a 3.3-months supply, while condo inventory dropped 16.7% to just 1.8-months.Those two stats came ...
07/11/2015
If you're like me, you're sitting at your office dreaming of getting away to a tropical island, dipping your toes into the sand, and breathing in the salt water aroma of the ocean. While many of us do enjoy the beach in the summer, who says you can't permanently live in a tropical island of your ...
07/10/2015
Between May 2014 and May 2015 for Weston, MA, the number of sales closed on single-family homes decreased by 35.3%, while the average sales price increased 3.9%. The number of days of the houses on the market increased by 138.1% and new listings in Weston increased by 15%.As for condominium prope...
07/10/2015
 Recently compiled by Castles Mag are the top ten waterfront properties in Massachusetts for the month of July. With everything from oceanside resorts in Manchester-by-the-Sea, to old brick colonials in Cohasset, take a look at these properties that one can only dream of. Unless you have an extra...
07/09/2015
 Recently featured on YouTube are CastlesMag.com’s Top Ten Brookline homes for our July 2015 video. Ranging from classic colonial homes to French-inspired high-end estate, the selection details every aspect of luxury living in Massachusetts. While many of us can only dream about living in such ho...
07/09/2015
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