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Buying Real Estate in Massachusetts: A Quick Introduction - 01/29/09 06:04 PM
Thanks to all the great resources and information found online, researching real estate options today is so much easier than it was just a few short years ago. From anywhere in the world, buyers can research and compare potential communities. For the Greater Boston Area, boston.com has some nice research tools, for example.
Buying RE in Massachusetts
When buyers are ready to start looking at specific properties, the local real estate agent serves as a wealth of information which is far more difficult, if not impossible to find online. (2 comments)
Selling your Home? Beware Your Enemy DOM (Days On Market). - 01/29/09 09:19 AM
Sometimes sellers believe it doesn't really matter how many days their property is on the market. Particularly if they have no pressing need to sell, they figure, "We'll just leave it on the market and if a buyer wants it they'll pay what we're asking". As the Days on Market (DOM) count rises, their chances of selling at their asking price decrease.
Seller Tips: Why DOM is Your Enemy
Although there is not linear correlation (the black line is the trend line), the graph below illustrates how as days on market increase, the ratio of sale price to (0 comments)
STAR REALTY Sponsors HEF Gala "Reach for the Stars" - 01/19/09 04:32 PM
One of the top five reasons to love being a non-franchise brokerage firm: the ability to sponsor important local events and organizations with funds that may otherwise have gone to pay for franchise fees of some sort. At STAR REALTY, we have enjoyed the freedom to contribute over $25,000 to the Hopkinton Education Foundation (HEF) since our firm was founded in 2004.
HEF hosts the annual Winter Gala event to raise money which it then uses to fund innovative grants requested by Hopkinton public school teachers and staff. At STAR REALTY, we know that an excellent education is the key (0 comments)
Mid-Month Market Report--Hopkinton, MA - 01/15/09 08:52 PM
Most folks generate market reports at the end of the month. I prefer to generate them mid-month since the end of the month tends to be busy in real estate. For January, we have the year end data as well. Below is the beta release of the video market report (charts below are easier to read than those in video): Mid-Month Market Report--Hopkinton, MA
Number of SF homes sold in 2008 = 130 which is a 30% drop from the 186 SF homes sold in 2007. Median price of SF homes sold in 2008 = $569,500 which is down just (0 comments)
Hopkinton High Schoolers "Advanced" on MCAS - 01/08/09 08:56 PM
Coming on the heels of being named one of the nations top 500 Public High Schools, the results of the Spring 2008 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) tests burnish Hopkinton High School's stellar reputation for high achievement. Particularly notable, 76% of last year's sophomores performed at the highest "advanced" level in the math test. In all three subject areas, the Hillers scored over 90% advanced & proficient. A statewide assessment exam, the test is administered only to the 10th grade.
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