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This is the LAST weekend in September! Somehow my mind is still stuck at the beginning of the month. How'd that happen? Well, anywho, It's proving to be a busy weekend. Last evening Pam & I attended the North Shore Music Theater's presentation of Robert Lewis Stevenson's classic "Jekyll & Hyde" s...
Today, 22 September 2018 at 9:54 P.M. Autumn or Fall begins. Fall will end on 21 December 2018.For me, the Autumn is my top season. The harvest is in, the Mums are ready, the State and local Fairs all kick into gear, the air is cooler and has a crispness and it's football season, I've even seen t...
I didn't post about 9/11 yesterday as it was a busy day. Much of my time was spent reflecting on that fateful day 17 years ago and attending 9/11 ceremonies. 11 September 2011 is a day that still angers me and evokes the same sadness I feel about the assassination of JFK.On that day, 11 September...
Here's a safety tip when showing houses or holding Open Houses our local Keller Williams Realty Topsfield/Newburyport office presented us with. PLEASE stay safe. Things can be crazy out there. Preview neighborhoods before you list a property there. Check for cell phone reception and get a feel ...
Where are Real Estate prices headed in the future? Your guess is as good as mine. Here in Massachusetts, we have seen nearly a 6% average gain year over year. Of course, there are pockets within the State that have experience higher and lower gains. A couple of the other states like Nevada and Id...
Nevada had nowhere to go but up. My brother-in-law & his wife took advantage of the year over year surge in Nevada prices (17%). BUT, what's going on in Idaho with a 13.1% increase? In my town of Georgetown, MA we had 33 closed & recorded transactions in the months of July & August. Of the 33 tra...
We are all faced with challenges and possibilities. Our lives are made up of choices. We will face trials and tribulations, joys & sorrows, successes, and failures. We choose how we react to each. Will we persist or will we give up? It is a choice. Many times when people quit they are the proverb...
Today, Monday, 3 September 2018, is the celebration of the American worker. Labor Day was created in the late 1800's by the labor movement and became a Federal holiday in 1894.I would like to thank the unsung American worker who goes to work day after day to make a life for their families. They s...
Even though we are now officially in September! For Real Estate the Fall market is upon us, although I don't anticipate much difference than we've experienced all year. Continued low inventory and high demand will keep prices trending upwards. The vast majority of the stock is in existing homes. ...