natick: Natick Market Report for the past 12 months - 12/21/08 08:12 AM
The  average single family home price in Natick, MA is up from the year 2006-2007 but there were 71 less homes sold year 2007-2008.  The average days on market is essentially the same.  The list price to sold price average is 96% which is not too bad.   There were far more luxury homes sold in the prior year.  The highest price in Natick this past year was $1,282,000 while in the prior the highest sale was $2,275,000  The concentration seems to be between the $300k to $600K single family properties.
I have included a comparison chart for the period of 12/21/2006 to 12/21/2007  and then the … (3 comments)

natick: Sing it! - 09/07/08 09:38 AM
I just loved this and I can't keep a good thing to myself so here it is. Some folks must like it because 8+ million have watched it so far. There is not need for me to comment because the song says it all and so well. My compliments to the song writer, singer, and the one who accompanied her. Enjoy. Pat Baker, Licensed Real Estate Broker/Agent with Coldwell Banker Residentail Brokerage of Needham, MA - Serving my clients in Needham, Wellesley, Dover, Sherborn, Holliston, Natick, South Natick, Weston, Westwood, Dedham … (7 comments)

natick: "I haven't gotten over the shock!" - 12/14/07 09:36 AM
That is what  Anne Leonard of Needham, MA said when 25 members of the Irish Village Soccer Club did over her roof.  You may remember I wrote about this woman who have come on some really bad times and her home was in need of much repair.  The worst thing about her house was the leaking roof.  The men as you can from the picture below did work on the roof.  They will have one more Saturday to finish the work they have started. *see Homeless in Needham blog
The Irish Village Soccer Club actually raised $4,000.  The owner was able to … (4 comments)

natick: Westwood Market Report - 12/03/07 11:00 AM
Westwood Market Report - from 11/3/07 - 12/3/07 
CNN and money magazine ranked Westwood 13th on its list of the 100 Best Places to Live in the United States. It is one of the wealthiest towns in Massachusetts.  One of the great things about this town is the schools, the easy access to major highways.  It is another town that was once part of Dedham and split away.  It is bordered by Needham, Dover, Walpole, Norwood, Canton, Dedham.  Westwood has a beautiful new High School.  A very pretty town and well laid out.
Pat Baker, Realtor, Needham and surrounding  towns of Wellesley,Weston, Westwood, … (0 comments)

natick: Holliston Market Report - 12/03/07 10:43 AM
Holliston Market Report - From 11/3/07 to 12/3/07
Holliston is the picture of New England.  As you drive through town you see many historical homes.  In the center of town is the Fiske Store which a a wonderful place for crafts, kids toys and collectibles, penny candy.  Just across the street is the a great market which has been there for years.  My favorite spot in Holliston is Lake Winthrop.  It is this serene lake,  It takes me back to going to New Hampshire in the summer with family and friends.  Among the wonderful things about Holliston is the school system.  Absolutely … (0 comments)

natick: Sherborn Market Report - 12/03/07 03:55 AM
Sherborn Market Report from 9/3/07 - 12/3/07
Sherborn is  home to the Sherborn Inn which has been completely renovated.  If you haven't been there it is great.  The tavern is great for quick bite and the main dining is just elegant.  We went to a lovely wedding there last January and it was superb.  Sherborn is a  small semi-rural community.  There is a full time Police Department and an on call volunteer Fire Department and rescue squad.  
Sherborn is bordered by Framingham, Natick, Dover, Ashland, Holliston, Millis, Medfield.  Sherborn shares with Dover the high ranking public schools.  This is a very picturesque … (0 comments)

natick: Natick Market Report - 12/03/07 03:34 AM
Natick Market Report - Includes South Natick 11/3/07 - 12/3/07
Natick is on the Charles and Concord Riverbank.  The land was granted to John Eliot as a plantation for his praying indians.  The Eliot Church is in the South Natick center which is very picturesque with a lovely waterfall just behind the Library.  There are many restaurants, plenty of shopping especially in the new mall in Natick on Route 9.  Great for convenience with major highways close by and commuter rail to Boston. 
Pat Baker, Realtor, Needham and surrounding  towns of Wellesley,Weston, Dover, Dedham, Natick, So. Natick, Holliston, Newton visit our website: … (0 comments)

natick: Dover Market Report - 12/03/07 03:09 AM
Dover Market Report for the 3 month period 9/3/07 -12/03/07
Dover is almost Needham to us who have lived here forever it seems but it is just 3 miles to the line from our home.  A beautiful, affluent community but yet close to major highways.  Dover was part of the original town of Dedham and established in the Springfield Parish of Dedham.  Dover has great schools and town services.  On my website link below there is information to link to for schools.  Dover is bordered by Westwood, Needham, Medfield, Sherborn, Natick, Walpole, and Wellesley.  It is just 16 miles to Boston.
Here is … (0 comments)

natick: Needham Market Report - 12/03/07 01:52 AM
Needham Market 11/3/07 to 12/3/07  Please note the last column in this report.  This is the ratio of the original price vs the selling price. 
Please note: The 8 properties at the top off the report under $50,000 are rentals. 
There is more bang for your buck in Needham with the services provided, the schools are outstandng, the convenience in Needham's transportation and proximity to major highways. Needham is close to Boston by car or public transportation.   Needham is close to great shoppping, starting with the shops in Wellesley, new shops in Natick, Framingham, & Burlington.
Pat Baker, Realtor, Needham and surrounding  towns of … (0 comments)

natick: I have been elfed - 12/02/07 01:42 PM
December 2nd. Snow is falling.  We might have 3 inches.  It is to be expected so I thought I would dress for the occasion.
It is my favorite season of the year, except for the cold.  If only it snow without the cold it would be perfect.
This blog was written by: Pat Baker, Realtor - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Needham, Wellesley, Dover, Weston, Westwood, Holliston, Natick, South Natick, and Newton. 
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natick: Needham Market Report - 11/21/07 12:28 PM
There are some dynamic changes in the number of sales in a lot of the communities here.  Most dramatic being Dover with 160%.  I look at these and I am encouraged.  The luxury markets are still strong.  Median prices have basically moved down except for Dover and Dedham.   These are very interesting stats I think. 
Sales Review by Town                                    Number of Sales                                                                   %Chg      2006    2007              %Chg        Median Price % chg. 0607                8/06   8/07      6/07       YTD     YTD         6/07   ___________________________
Needham     40     72        80%       … (0 comments)

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Pat Laracy Baker

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Holliston, MA

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First hand knowledge of my market: Needham, Newton, Wellesley, Weston, Dover, Sherborn, Westwood, Dedham, Holliston, Natick, South Natick. Lots of history with 46 years of living this area. Born in Boston. Lots of stories about our area and the current market.




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