Monthly Archives: November 2013

October Cape Cod and Islands MLS Statistics

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Buyers want Privacy, Walkability and Age Diversity in Home Location

FRIDAY FACTS November 22, 2013   COMMENTS FROM DR. LAWRENCE YUN, CHIEF ECONOMIST OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS AT THE NAR CONFERENCE IN SAN FRANCISCO   Areas with lack of inventory will see the same thing this spring. We … Continue reading

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Ignoring Insurance Risks Can Be Deadly

FRIDAY FACTS November 15, 2013   IGNORING INSURANCE RISKS CAN BE DEADLY From the KCM Blog, guest blogger Carrie Van Brunt-Wiley of the Homeinsurance.com blog Lesser known home features that affect insurance costs:   Location:  The location of a home … Continue reading

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Made on Cape Cod Shops

Yes – We’re known for our sandy beaches, sweeping shorelines and miles and miles of open ocean, and rightly so. But there’s also a “Made on Cape Cod” industry here that’s flourishing alongside our many hotels and restaurants. Some of … Continue reading

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Friday Facts: What Buyers of Upper Tier Homes are Looking For

BUYERS OF UPPER TIER HOMES ARE LOOKING FOR: Two dishwashers Pot fillers Wine coolers Jack and Jill showers A smart home where everything can be controlled with a smart phone Open concept living with a first floor master and lots … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Historic Home hits the Market in Bourne for $3.5 million

Tobey Island is one of the most private areas on Cape Cod. Connected to the mainland by nothing more than a narrow one-lane bridge that actually has a rigidly followed hierarchy of who goes over first (age before beauty). It … Continue reading

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Our Government At Work: Friday Facts!

OUR GOVERNMENT AT WORK: Here are excerpts from The National Real Estate Post Video: The new QM standards for lending are going into effect in January.  20% of the deals funded last year would fail these standards.  That’s one in … Continue reading

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