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Will Home Prices Decline in 2022?

The Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts

If you’re thinking of buying a home in today’s housing market, you may be wondering how strong your investment will be. You might be asking yourself: if I buy a home now, will it lose value? Or will it continue to appreciate going forward? The good news is, according to the experts, home prices are not projected to decline. Here’s [...]

Early October is the Sweet Spot for Buyers

Homebuyers

Are you looking to buy a home? If so, we’ve got good news for you.

While there’s no denying the housing market is having a great year, many of the headlines are focused on the perks for sellers. But what about buyers today? As a buyer, you’re likely braving bidding wars and weighing low mortgage rates versus price appreciation as you search for your dream home. If you find yourself a bit discouraged, hear this: there are clear signs buyers may have more opportunities this [...]

The Autumn Equinox

Early Autumn in New England

Equinox comes from the Latin words “aequi,” which means equal, and “nox,” which means night. It is the time when the Sun is exactly above the Equator and for a brief time, day and night are of nearly equal length across the planet. 

This year's Autumn Equinox occurs at 3:21pm on September 22. 

In the Northern hemisphere, this marks the [...]

The Best Use of Time (and Money) When It Comes to Renovations

Home Renovations

In the current sellers’ market, many homeowners wonder what, if anything, needs to be remodeled before they list their house. That’s where a trusted real estate professional comes in. They can help you think through today’s market conditions and how they impact what you should – and shouldn’t – renovate before [...]

Save Time and Effort by Selling with an Agent

Agent Meeting with Sellers

Selling a house is a time-consuming process – especially if you decide to do it on your own, known as a For Sale By Owner (FSBO).

From conducting market research to reviewing legal documents, handling negotiations, and more, it’s an involved and highly detailed process that requires a lot of expertise to navigate effectively. That’s one of [...]