Real Estate: Margaret’s Go-To Picks for Contractors, Services and Moving
Aug19

Real Estate: Margaret’s Go-To Picks for Contractors, Services and Moving

Let’s be honest, we’ve all had our share of less than perfect service providers. Today I’ve decided to share my top picks for home renovations and moves…

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Real Estate: Helping Your Parents Downsize
Jul22

Real Estate: Helping Your Parents Downsize

After my father-in-law passed away, my mother-in-law was left with a big condo in a town she didn’t really like. We convinced her to move into a smaller condo, but she liked and felt very attached to ALL of her things. And thus began an education on downsizing…

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Real Estate Feature: The Importance of a Pre-Approval
Jul15

Real Estate Feature: The Importance of a Pre-Approval

A pre-approval from a qualified and respected lender is the single most important thing you can do to put yourself in a position to make your best offer. Let’s get you started on the right foot!

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Real Estate: Newton’s Market Update
Jun24

Real Estate: Newton’s Market Update

It’s time again to report the real estate happenings in Newton! Inventory remains very low at 123 single family homes. To give some perspective, here’s a breakdown of the numbers to clarify what is and isn’t selling…

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Real Estate: What Young Buyers Want
Jun17

Real Estate: What Young Buyers Want

Real Estate: What Young Buyers Want…They want to spend their weekends with family and friends having experiences, they do not want to spend time renovating. There are a few creative types that would like to put their own stamp on a home, but they are a definite minority…

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Real Estate: The Lowdown on Accessory Apartments
Jun10

Real Estate: The Lowdown on Accessory Apartments

Recently, the City of Newton passed an ordinance allowing accessory apartments to be legalized. Of course, this has raised many questions about what constitutes an “accessory apartment.” In this post, I’ll try to clear up some questions…

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