Monthly Archives: March 2014

On Tax Breaks, Change is In The Air

FRIDAY FACTS March 28, 2014   ON TAX BREAKS, CHANGE IS IN THE AIR: From an article in Banker and Tradesman by Kenneth Harney From the chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Dave Camp, this proposal has … Continue reading

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How To Stage Your Home For A Fast Sale

If you’ve ever sold a home, you’ve heard this mantra from your agent: Staging Sells Homes. Well, here’s the reason why you hear it all the time – it’s 100% true. A properly staged home sells faster and for a … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FACTS March 28, 2014 – Lending Woes

FRIDAY FACTS March 28, 2014 LENDING WOES  Mortgage origination is at its lowest point since 2008, down 60% nationwide.  We know that the same is true on Cape with mortgage activity year to year down 54.2%. Why?  The re-fi’s have … Continue reading

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What Today’s Buyers Are Looking For

As with anything, the profile of the average homebuyer changes over time. Tastes shift, technology influences commuting patterns and neighborhoods gentrify and transform. Today’s new wave of homebuyers – late Gen Xers and millennials – have vastly different tastes from … Continue reading

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The State of the Cape Cod Real Estate Market – February 2014

 

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Get Ready for Spring on Cape Cod: Cleaning and Re-Opening Tips

Believe it or not, spring is actually just around the corner. Though the 9 degree mornings and frozen front walks may have you fooled, soon enough we’ll be taking the shorts out of the closet and swapping the duck boots … Continue reading

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Friday Facts: It’s a Small World

List Hub, the well-known syndication site, will feed U.S. listings to the Chinese real estate portal Sou Fun.  Sou Fun means “House Search” in Mandarin Chinese and covers 336 Chinese cities.   China is #3 in top origin countries to … Continue reading

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