Porch Ideas for your Cape Cod Home

Outside living in on everyone’s mind. Cabin fever is rampant after such a long, cold winter! Living outside means enjoying the breezes and fresh air regardless of the weather…that’s where the porch comes in handy. Front, side and even rear porches sometimes become a focal point of our custom homes. It seems our Customers often…

Smart Kitchen Design and Remodeling Tips

Welcome to the REALTOR® Content Resource, your destination for free, original homeownership content you can use in your consumer communications. If you’d like to use articles from the “Smart Kitchen Design and Remodeling”  article package, you’re in the right place. Here are the five articles included in the package. Smart Kitchen Design and Remodeling 5 Articles…

Men, Women Lust Over Homes Differently

Sixty-nine percent of consumers recently admitting to having a “home crush”—a property they liked so much they were drawn back to looking at it more than once online or in person, according to a new realtor.com® survey of 1,000 consumers. But men and women respond quite differently to these crushes, according to the survey. For example,…

Experts Predict 2014 Housing Market

2013 Real Estate Review, Buy, Sell Dec 6, 2013 By: Michele Lerner The U.S. real estate market made a robust comeback in 2013, surpassing expectations of many economists, as the combination of low inventories and historically low interest rates caused home prices to rise and even helped fuel bidding wars in some markets, surpassing the expectations of many economists. While…

Latest Housing Affordability Data

Examples: Home SOLD….Dec 27, 2013 asking price $218K Sold for $215K On December 18, 2013, in Economic Updates, by Michael Hyman, Research Assistant….More Sharing ServicesShare|Share on facebook Share on twitterShare on emailShare on print  At the national level, housing affordability is up slightly for the month but higher mortgage rates and home prices have pushed affordability lower…

October Report for MA Home Sales

Most Massachusetts home sales in an October since 2004 Buyer activity remained consistently high through the summer and pushed home sales to their highest point in any October since 2004. The lack of inventory is continuing to drive prices up, which is good for sellers, but will become problematic for buyers as it will become…