Archive for March, 2015

When selling a home – should my agent accompany the showing?

Monday, March 30th, 2015

When a home owner is selling a home, he or she has certain expectations of the agent. At times, I find, that the home owner expects the agent to accompany the showing. When I ask why, the seller replies that the agent knows more about the house than the buyer agent or the agent is […]

Your Credit and how it’s missunderstood

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Myth: Too many people pulling your credit score will lower your credit THAT IS SIMPLY NOT TRUE. And this is directly from a book called Give Yourself Some Credit. TRUTH: When shopping around for a mortgage, there is a “rate shopping” period of time that will allow for multiple inquiries without additional penalty. In other […]

Marketing Mondays- Focus on Leominster

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Leominster is the second largest city in Worcester County with a population of over 40,000 people. It is located west of Boston and North of Worcester. Pennacook or Nipmuc Native Americans originally inhabited the area we call Leominster as it was near the Nashua river. When the settlers came in mid 1600’s the settlement was […]

Grafton Town home to go on the market tomorrow

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

New to Market is this move in condition home in Grafton. Whether this home is an investment or your personal residence, you will be glad you found this property. Well maintained and in move in condition, this home has two bedrooms on the main level and a third bedroom on the finished lower level. Affordable […]

Should you sell before you buy?

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

So you are a move up buyer. You want a bigger, better home. Or, you want to downsize. You are tired of taking care of your big yard and your big house. What do you do now? Do you sell your home first, do you buy a home first? What are the ramifications of each […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Living Local – Ghost light players presents Rabbit Hole

Friday, March 13th, 2015

What will you be doing on a week end in March? Well, I have some options for you. How about coming out to see a live theater performance in Marlborough!? Ghost Light Players presents Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire. Rabbit Hole, directed by Chris Mick, is the story of Becca and Howie, who have everything […]

Real Estate Myths – False or Facts?

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Real estate myths are often passed around among buyers and sellers. Some of them have some truth; others are outright false; and still others depend on a variety of factors that are best discussed in depth. Be prepared to help educate your buyers and sellers, so they make the smartest choices, rather than just accept […]

TOP 10 BEST KEPT SECRETS FOR SELLING YOUR HOME

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Ever wonder if there are things, little things, big things, any thing that you can do to improve your chances of selling your home? Well, there are. Many of theses “Best Kept Secrets” are not secrets at all. Many are intuitive, logical options that you yourself would expect if you were buying your property. When […]

Marketing Monday focus on Grafton

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Grafton, located just south east of Worcester and Shrewsbury is a small, rural town in east central Massachusetts. According to the federal census in 2010, the population was 17,765. The Nipmuc Indians were the first to inhabit Grafton and at the time it was named Hassanamisco (place of small stones). In 1671, an English missionary […]