duxbury: Chandler Quadrangle, Duxbury, 2013 market report - 02/25/14 11:25 PM
The Chandler Quadrangle is an area that contains about 800 single-family homes. In 2013, 30 of those homes changed hands. I've included two lists, sorted by price and by address, below, showing the particulars of each sale. 
There are four homes for sale in the Chandler Quadrangle now (February 25, 2014). That's pretty low, suggesting correctly that properly prepared, properly priced homes are attracting willing and able buyers to this attractive and popular area. There are few properties for sale, and there are prepared buyers in the market, pre-approvals in hand, looking for the right property when it hits the market.
30 single-family homes sold in … (5 comments)

duxbury: Who sells the highest percentage of their listings in Duxbury? - 02/14/14 11:59 PM
When you want to sell your house for the most money and in the shortest time, there simply isn't any alternative: choosing Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Duxbury is your best business decision, hands down.
Being able to leverage the unparalleled expertise, talents and resources of my office and the firm as a whole is the main reason I choose to work with Coldwell Banker in Duxbury. Size matters when you are looking for results, and there is no substitute for the best knowledge, support and cooperation in the area, and perhaps in the industry.
This chart illustrates the enormous chasm … (6 comments)

duxbury: Duxbury Homes For Sale and Sold - January 2014 - 02/05/14 10:57 PM
In January 2014, Duxbury's real estate market was much more active than the previous January, with 16 closed transactions compared to five in January 2013. 
Prices paid were in line with the 2013 averages. So while prices don't seem to be rising much, properly prepared, properly priced homes are attracting willing and able buyers. There are few properties for sale, and there are prepared buyers in the market, pre-approvals in hand, looking for the right property when it hits the market.
16 single-family homes sold in December
up from 11 in December and 6 in January 2013 a list with details about each sale … (3 comments)

duxbury: Duxbury home price appreciation - 10 year chart - 01/28/14 05:42 AM
Duxbury home price appreciation - 10 year chart
 
Here's a very helpful graph! It shows how Duxbury home prices climbed in the early years of the last decade, topped out in 2005, and then declined to their 2002 levels in 2010, and have remained in a narrow price band for the last three years.
What's important for homeowners to notice and, hopefully, take to heart, is that the prices home buyers paid between 2003 and 2008 were abnormally high. Even from today's price levels, the median price paid per square foot would have to increase 15-25% to begin to reach … (8 comments)

duxbury: One more from the Gurnet Bridge - 01/21/14 10:51 AM
 Crossing the Duxbury Bridge
  

 
 Crossing the Duxbury Bridge
 
 
I love Turning Houses into Homes by helping people like you sell and buy homes on the South Shore
Click on a town name to see all the homes for sale in 
Duxbury, Cohasset, Hingham, Kingston, Marshfield, Norwell, Pembroke, Plymouth and Scituate
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 or write me to arrange an introduction. I will provide professional, courteous service and knowledgeable guidance.
Call or text (339) 832-8487 or write me to sell your … (8 comments)

duxbury: Crossing the Duxbury (Gurnet) Bridge - 01/19/14 01:42 AM
 Crossing the Duxbury Bridge
 

 
 

 
 

 
 Crossing the Duxbury Bridge
 
 
I love Turning Houses into Homes by helping people like you sell and buy homes on the South Shore
Click on a town name to see all the homes for sale in
Duxbury, Cohasset, Hingham, Kingston, Marshfield, Norwell, Pembroke, Plymouth and Scituate
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 or write me to arrange an introduction. I will provide professional, courteous service and knowledgeable guidance.
Call or … (6 comments)

duxbury: Duxbury 2013 home sales summary - 01/05/14 06:14 AM

232 single-family homes sold in Duxbury in 2013 
a list with details about each sale appears below if you'd like a printed list of all the sales in 2013, please write me here  30 homes sold for more than $1 million
That's 13% of all sales Homes sold quickly
spending only 85 days on the market, on average Homes sold for 93% of their original asking price
and 97% of their last listing price There are some lovely homes available in Duxbury right now
The listings can be found at Duxbury homes for sale The AVERAGE
SALES price was $696,000 LISTING price was $726,000 ORIGINAL price was $745,000 AGE is 54 … (5 comments)

duxbury: Homes sold in Duxbury - December 2013 - 01/03/14 11:33 PM
This report summarizes the home sales in Duxbury for December 2013
One homes sold for $6.75 million in December, pulling the average sale price over $1 million for the month. The median sale price was $550,000. 
Homes sold quickly and for most of their original asking price in December. There are few properties for sale, and there are prepared buyers in the market, pre-approvals in hand, looking for the right property when it hits the market.
11 single-family homes sold in December
down from 17 in November and 23 in December 2012 a list with details about each sale appears below 232 homes sold … (5 comments)

duxbury: Miramar sledding hill, Duxbury Massachusetts - 01/03/14 04:00 AM
We've had a bit of a snowstorm here, in case you haven't heard. Some people are saying that, as a storm, it's a bit disappointing even: not really a snow "event"!  The sun has poked through here. taking the edge off of the cold. Driveways are getting plowed out, and the snow has stopped.
So the kids need to get out of the house! It's a school snow day. Mid-year exam schedules will be scrapped, but that's a worry for tomorrow. Today, it's time to go sledding!
Miramar is a religious retreat at the foot of Bay Road. The hill is … (13 comments)

duxbury: Homes sold in Duxbury - November 2013 - 12/05/13 12:17 PM
In Duxbury, three homes sold for more than $1 million in November. Three homes sold for more than the asking price, and one sold at the asking price.
Homes sold quickly and for most of their original asking price. There are very few properties for sale, and there are prepared buyers in the market, pre-approvals in hand, looking for the right property when it hits the market.
17 single-family homes sold in November
down from 20 in October but up from 6 in November 2012 a list with details about each sale appears below There are many lovely homes available in Duxbury right now … (4 comments)

duxbury: 21 Forest Street, Duxbury - 12/02/13 02:18 AM
21 Forest Street, Duxbury

This Classic Colonial is located in a quiet, desirable Duxbury neighborhood. There is a spacious foyer, and formal living and dining rooms open to a custom kitchen with white cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. The large dining area is great for casual family dinners, and it opens to a spacious family room with cathedral ceilings, a fireplace and a glass door to a large and beautiful play yard.
The private master suite offers a skylit office area, huge walk-in closet and master bath. There are 3 additional bedrooms with new carpeting and double closets, and … (4 comments)

duxbury: Duxbury appreciation based on Price Paid per Square Foot - 11/26/13 07:44 AM
 Duxbury appreciation based on Price Paid per Square Foot
 
Here's an interesting chart. Duxury prices never went below their 2002 levels, on a per square foot basis, and have been meandering around that level for the past three or four years. Our town has a median price above $600,000. That's been pretty steady for the past few years also.
One thing this graph implies is that when you use a good Realtor in Duxbury, he or she will have quite a bit of reliable, steady data to inform your pricing decision. If you, as a seller, are willing to … (4 comments)

duxbury: Homes sold in Duxbury - October 2013 - 11/02/13 01:21 PM
Homes sold in Duxbury - October 2013 In Duxbury, six homes sold for more than $1 million in October. Five homes sold for more than the asking price, and one sold at the asking price. There are prepared buyers in the market, pre-approvals in hand, looking for the right property to come up for sale. 
20 single-family homes sold in October
up from 12 in September and 10 in October 2012 a list with details about each sale appears below The AVERAGE
SALES price was $834,000 up from $615,000 in September and $639,000 last October LISTING price was $874,000 up from 641,000 in September and $673,000 last October … (3 comments)

duxbury: Buy a pie for a needy family at Thanksgiving at PieInTheSky.org - 10/30/13 01:05 AM
Buy a pie for a needy family at Thanksgiving
PieInTheSky.org and
DUXBURY COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE OFFICE
are teaming up again this year to sell
THANKSGIVING PIES TO BENEFIT COMMUNITY SERVINGS
The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Duxbury will help to sell Thanksgiving pies to benefit Community Servings.
For every pie sold, Community Servings will be able to feed one client for five days. 
Apple, pecan, pumpkin, sweet potato, and no sugar added apple pies will be sold for $25 each as part of Community Servings annual “Pie in the Sky” fundraiser.  
More than 150 of Greater Boston’s top restaurants … (7 comments)

duxbury: The best trick-or-treat Halloween neighborhoods in Scituate - 10/28/13 11:04 PM
The best trick-or-treat Halloween neighborhoods in Scituate

 
In Scituate, on All Hallow's Eve, start your trick-or-treating where everyone goes: the shops at Scituate Harbor!
The retailers put on an awesome Halloween party for the town. The harbor streets are closed to cars from 4:00 - 5:30 or 6:00 p.m. and all the storekeepers hand out candy.
If you haven't had enough by 6:00, it's time to troll a neighborhood. The consensus is that the best neighborhood for children to go trick-or-treating in Scituate is Minot.
 
Open the door and come on in, dear ones!

 
 
I love … (8 comments)

duxbury: The best trick-or-treat Halloween neighborhoods in Duxbury - 10/28/13 01:22 AM
The best trick-or-treat Halloween neighborhoods in Duxbury

The votes are in!
The best neighborhood for children to go trick-or-treating in Duxbury is, hands-down, Weston Farms!
Open the door and come on in, dear ones!
Simmons Drive is the main road through Weston Farms. It has two entrances off Route 139, just west of Route 3A.
Simmons Drive presents some obvious advantages for candy gatherers.
Parking on the roadside is easy and safe. There are three cul-de-sacs on Rachael's Lane, Windy Hill Lane and Orchard Lane. The houses are fairly close together!! There are lots of friendly people at the houses! … (10 comments)

duxbury: My flight in the cockpit of a commercial airline! - 10/21/13 01:24 PM
Well I just had a fabulous evening! My most excellent client, Todd, a JetBlue captain, told me he had to make a maintenance check-out flight on an Airbus A320, a commercial aircraft that's about the equivalent of a Boeing 737 with a bigger cockpit, in a few hours, and asked if I had time to join him! You bet I did!
I learned to fly about six years ago, but I never flew anything except a single-engine Cessna. My client is former Navy pilot who is now a captain for JetBlue. I had the enormous pleasure of learning much more about … (20 comments)

duxbury: Brad Recommends: Have Dinner with Snug Harbor Wine at The Winsor House - 10/20/13 10:29 AM
Have Dinner with Snug Harbor Wine at The 1803 Winsor House in Duxbury!
Those of you who came out to the Come All Ye, aka Oktoberfest, at the Duxbury Bay Maritime School last Thursday already know what a great presentation and event Snug Harbor Wine puts on. That event sold out well before show time. You can see the photos on Facebook.
And now . . . !
Starting on October 29th, Snug Harbor Wine will co-host the first in a series of special wine dinners featuring Executive Chef Franco Carubia of The 1803 Winsor House. These dinners will focus on specific vineyards, regional … (1 comments)

duxbury: Sold! Expansive, bright home on 1.6 acres in Duxbury, Massachusetts - 10/19/13 04:26 AM
Sold! Expansive, bright home on 1.6 acres in Duxbury, Massachusetts

 
I represented the buyers in their recent acquisition of their dream home in Duxbury, Massachusetts. Set back on a long gravel driveway amid trees and well-tended, mature and professional landscaping, this home is a magnificent example of what sensible updating and an eye for creating open and flowing spaces can do for what was once a smaller and older home. 
A former garden center, the great room now sits where there was once a barn. Between the great room and the 3-car garage is an open room with high … (6 comments)

duxbury: 341 King Caesar Road, Duxbury MA - 10/16/13 09:55 AM
341 King Caesar Road
Duxbury, MA 02332

341 King Caesar Road is one of the finest examples of a luxury waterfront lifestyle home in Duxbury. Here on Powder Point, you can enjoy waterfront living at its most serene.
This gracious waterfront compound sits on 1.67 acres with over 300 feet of direct water frontage.
Combining the tranquility of yesteryear with the modern conveniences of today, this compound includes the main house, a guest house, a state-of-the-art pool house with fireplace and exterior kitchen and a media shed. The entire home has been remodeled over the past eight years with thoughtful touches throughout. … (5 comments)

 
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