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In another incidence of media frenzy, and haste to be the first to get the news out (a la Fort Collins Balloon Boy), more inaccurate information has hit the wire.  The extended tax credit is not yet approved There is talk that the extended (and possibly expanded) credit will have the following fe...
This is a "must read" for real estate agents, their clients and "friends" to get a better understanding of what can happen if an upside down homeowner follows anything other than proper legal advise or consultation as to whether to continue to make payments on a mortgage when they are "under wate...
Ha, Ha.  I played with some of my user settings today on AR and added a "signature".  This is a great tool, because in the past, I have been manually inserting something about recruiting or offering a complementary market analysis, etc to the end of a majority of my blogs.  But what I didn't real...
Main Street Falmouth Motel Investment OpportunityPrime opportunity to create Falmouth 's first "Green " motel with incentives from CIRenew and the "stretch " building code. Well maintained 30 unit motel property features heated swimming pool and single family residence that can be re-converted t...
2 Bedroom Diamond District GemTop floor, end unit condominium features 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms and a private balcony. Located steps away from the boardwalk at Lynn Beach and centrally located between the towns of Nahant and Swampscott on the Lynn Shore Drive. Entertain friends and enjoy sweepi...
This shoud serve as a reminder to all real estate agents, leasing agents, FSBO owners and landlords that the state and federal fair housing laws have "teeth" and there are people anonymously "tagging" landlords and their agents for violations.  This sort of discrimination happens often.  I'm glad...
The Wellesley Department of Public Works has sent out notices to all residents informing them that the water mains will be flushed during the hours of 8am to 5pm starting yesterday (October 19) through Friday October 23.  Since the Town just sent out the notices today (Tuesday), I hope that there...
        In another example of "marketing ideas gone wrong", the Boston Globe recently carried a tidbit of information about a reader who wrote in with a story about how she took her daughter out to the local Dunkin Donuts one day and the daughter announced that she and her friends no longer like...
I am happy to announce that WEICHERT, REALTORS®-Synergy is once again supporting "Pie in the Sky" annual Thanksgiving Pie Sale to benefit Community Servings, based in Jamaica Plain, MA. Community Servings is a not for profit organization that provides free, home delivered meals throughout eastern...
Dear Bo Didley - Are you any relation to Fred Flintstone, Barney Rubble, Elvis or John Doe?  You see, all of these folks have registered for free home updates on my website  It looks like you came back twice - once because registered with an invalid e-mail address (bo@d...

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