September 2020

Found 5 blog entries for September 2020.

Think Smarter with Nick

As we head into autumn and a traditionally popular time to sell homes in the Boston area, Nick discusses trends in the market and how this year may be a bit different. He also gives tips for sellers looking to sell during this time and offers a golden piece of advice for buyers looking to make a purchase by the end of the year.

What are you seeing as far as market activity as we head into the fall of 2020?

So far, the fall market is off to an extremely fast start.  Our agents are busier than ever with both listings and buyers.  In Boston, our buyers have about 50% more inventory to choose from than at this time last year which is allowing some of them to finally have a chance to purchase in the city.  The pandemic has caused a lot of people to

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Josh Stephens and the Moving Greater Boston Team recently achieved a huge milestone as they closed over $100 Million in career sales! This achievement comes after only 7 years in the business and working with numerous buyers, sellers, and investors throughout the Greater Boston area. This team has been recognized at both the local and national levels, achieving top awards for sales over the past few years. Last year, Josh and his team were awarded the prestigious Chairman’s Circle Platinum award for all of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. This recognizes agents that were in the top 1% for the year across a network of over 50,000 agents and teams.

In addition to hard work and a substantial referral network, Josh and his team credit their success to

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Scarlett Tamburro

Scarlett brings a passion and commitment to the Boston real estate market having been involved in the industry in some capacity her entire life. She has worked with buyers, sellers, renters, and investors throughout Greater Boston and provides award-winning service with a friendly personality and warm smile. Last year, she was included in the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Leading Edge Society which honors the top 8% globally for the entire company. She credits her success to her experience and commitment to honest and consistent communication throughout the entire process.

A Few Questions with Scarlett:

How long have you been involved in Boston real estate?

I have been licensed over 7 years but been around real estate in some way my entire

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Homebuyer Traffic Is on the Rise | MyKCM

One of the biggest surprises of 2020 is the resilience of the residential real estate market. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), is now forecasting that more homes will sell this year than last year. He’s also predicting home sales to increase by 8-12% next year. There’s strong evidence that he will be right.

ShowingTime, a leading showing software and market stat service provider for the residential real estate industry, just reported on their latest the ShowingTime Showing Index:

“Home buyer traffic jumped again in July, recording a 60.7 percent year-over-year increase in nationwide showing activity.”

That means there are 60% more buyers setting appointments to see homes than there were at

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How Will the Presidential Election Impact Real Estate? | MyKCM

The year 2020 will be remembered as one of the most challenging times of our lives. A worldwide pandemic, a recession causing historic unemployment, and a level of social unrest perhaps never seen before have all changed the way we live. Only the real estate market seems to be unaffected, as a new forecast projects there may be more homes purchased this year than last year.

As we come to the end of this tumultuous year, we’re preparing for perhaps the most contentious presidential election of the century. Today, it’s important to look at the impact past presidential election years have had on the real estate market.

Is there a drop-off in home sales during a presidential election year?

BTIG, a research and analysis company, looked at new

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