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Square Footage – Looking Beyond the Numbers

August 28, 2013

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In real estate, a world fraught with feelings of uncertainty, heightened emotions, and large amounts of money, we rely on certain measures to compare properties and establish value. We count the number of bedrooms, google the distance of a property to the T, and rely on representations of square footage. But what happens when these […]

Somerville 3-Year Housing Price Comparison

July 23, 2013

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Earlier this month my colleague, Lara Gordon, wrote about the the Cambridge housing market in her excellent blog, Cambridgeville. I’ve now run the numbers for Somerville, using the same categories (one- and two-bedroom condominiums, single-family homes, and multi-family homes) that she analyzed. It’s interesting to both compare Somerville and Cambridge, and to look at the […]

New Listing: Dramatic Cambridge Loft!

June 3, 2013

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I’m pleased to announce my new listing at 253 Norfolk Street #1-6, Cambridge. Here are the details: Dramatic, loft-style condo at the Chocolate Factory featuring soaring high ceilings, hardwood floors, oversized windows, exposed beams and a spacious open floor plan. Amazing location on a one-way street 2 blocks to Inman Square (home of several top […]

New Listing! 17 Conwell Street #3, Somerville

May 19, 2013

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This weekend I listed on a great new condo at 17 Conwell Street #3, Somerville: This top floor Spring Hill 2-bedroom home is less than a mile to both Davis and Porter Squares. Renovated in 2005, it features hardwood floors, a granite-counter kitchen, a full bath with whirlpool tub, central A/C, in-unit laundry, a gas […]

The Inventory Crunch and a New Somerville Listing!

February 13, 2013

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As a Realtor I work with both buyers and sellers. And contrary to what you may have heard about other markets, Somerville and Cambridge are currently sellers’ markets. With inventory (and interest rates) at record lows, securing homes for buyers has become a real challenge. Multiple-bid situations and over-asking sales prices have become commonplace. How […]

Somerville Weathers the Storm

February 10, 2013

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There’s something magical about walking through the city when there are no cars on the streets. On Saturday afternoon, I joined my friends and neighbors as we dug ourselves out of our homes, shoveled out our cars, and met up in Union Square to play in the snow, make snow sculptures, and dance. In Union […]

2012 Wrap-Up and Residential Real Estate Taxes for 2013

December 29, 2012

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Hello, readers – I hope you’ve been enjoying the holiday season! As we close out 2012 and look forward to 2013, here are a few recent news items I’d like to highlight: * Looking Back: The Somerville Beat has a great round-up of what people are saying about living in Somerville. (No surprises here, most people […]