metrowest mass real estate: Questions from a Central Mass Real Estate Agent - 03/14/13 11:00 PM

To Active Rain Users: 
Part I.
How has blogging helped your business?
Has the tool created leads from buyers and sellers?
Have you seen a niticeable difference in the number of leads since you started blogging?
Part II.
In my opinion, ActiveRain has been a good place to learn from other realtors.  I've heard that many relationships have resulted from realtors networking on ActiveRain, and referrals have become commonplace.  Has anyone had this experience?
How long does it take for a new realtor to see referrals and leads by blogging?
What make the best posts to drive traffic, … (2 comments)

metrowest mass real estate: Westborough Mass Real Estate - Low inventories driving up home prices - 03/14/13 05:08 AM
Are statistics really necessary for people to see that real estate inventories in Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, and Shrewsbury, are pretty low right now? 
All anyone has to do is drive through Westborough, MA, and look for real estate signs.  They're hard to find.  Given this, it should be no surprise that home prices are up in the Metrowest community over the same period a year ago.   
Sales prices still have room to grow to get back to pre-recession levels, but the combination of low inventories and the trend toward higher prices, leads me to believe that it will be … (0 comments)

metrowest mass real estate: MetroWest Mass Real Estate - Shrewsbury Real Estate taxes pretty low - 03/05/13 05:28 AM

Attached is a link to a letter, written by Amy Coskie of Shrewsbury, to the editor of the Community Advocate.  In the letter, Coskie endorses a proposition 2 and 1/2 override that would allow Shrewsbury, MA real estate taxes to go up.  The writer says that the schools are running with deficits, and the police and fire departments, are understaffed.
Coskie also argues that the taxes in Shrewsbury are relatively low compared to surrounding communities, and  data from the Massachusetts Department of revenue backs the writer's claims.  Here are the 2013 residential property tax rates for Shrewsbury, MA real … (0 comments)

metrowest mass real estate: Spam filtering gone too far - 02/26/13 12:11 AM

Spam filters, in general, are good tools for business owners.  In many cases, they effectively keep people from receiving unsolicited and unwanted emails. As a result, many business owners are then free to spend their time reading emails they want to get instead of wasting time opening junk emails.  The definition of spam, however, is evolving.  Originally, the Cialis, Viagra, and Nigerian prize offers that were spam kings.  Today, spam is not limited to unsolicited email. The social networks have fallen victim to many of these unscrupulous marketers.   
I personally get several unsolicited Twitter Direct Messages each day marketing … (2 comments)

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