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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Cape Cod and the Islands



Well, my wife and I have just downsized and moved all our earthly belongings (those that we wanted and the kids did not) from Springfield, MA to Falmouth, MA. Even though we had movers do the bulk of the heavy work, the two or us are exhausted and we are now living with boxes and a cellar that yo...
It's a good thing that I did not write this entry yesterday afternoon. I'm much more rational this morning than I would have been. Last fall I purchased Top Producer 7I at the NAR convention in Las Vegas. It is a very powerful tool but I have found it to be extremely hard to learn and the trainin...
Maybe it's just a sign of the times. A condo that I had under agreement became available again yesterday when the "pre-approved" buyer was not able to get financing. With mortgage providers crossing every "t" and dotting every "i," every little blemish (even ancient ones) on a person's credit rep...
The monthly condo fee is often a stumbling block for buyers considering the purchase of their first condo. In the current market, where the high inventory of single family homes has lowered prices so that buyers have the option of choosing between a condo and a house, they tend to see the condo f...
Here are the statistics for condo sales in Falmouth, MA on Cape Cod. I would be curious to know how these compare with sales in your community. There are 55 units on the market today (July 5, 2008). We have been averaging 3.7 sales per month for the past six months. Our absorption rate (the amoun...
VOLUME, VALUE DOWN AGAIN! Barnstable County Register of Deeds, John F. Meade, reports that the volume of real estate sales in June 2008 was down 10.2% from June 2007 volume and the total value of sales was down 16.2% from the previous year.  The median individual property sale value was down 6.5%...

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