Not that it should be a surprise to anyone watching the real estate market this past year but the article below is a good summary for the State.
The following appeared on Bostonglobe.com:
Headline: Hot year for home sales – The Boston Globe
Date: Dec 31, 2013
The Massachusetts housing market rocketed back in 2013 with packed open houses, bidding wars, and ever-rising prices, and analysts predict that a shortage of properties could make house hunting even more competitive next year. “I think it’s been a banner year for real estate,” said Sam Schneiderman, president of the Massachusetts Association of Buyers Agents. “We knew that the market was tight. We never realized it was going to produce this kind of frenzy.” After a slow start, sales picked up in April and then kept thumping the previous year’s numbers by double digits until late in the season. Homes stayed on the market for a shorter period of time, some buyers waived contingencies, such as home inspections, and realtors started citing an increasing number of cash transactions.
So… who am I?
Or more definitively, what name should I be called by my granddaughter… who’ll be arriving in a mere 83 days??
Once my daughter gives birth, I will have a new job, a new title, and require a new name – another addendum to my resume of life.
Of course this is the chance that we grandparents2B get to define ourselves, to position ourselves for that first impression, …or maybe it’s the last impression?
So maybe you didn’t like the name you were born with? Or you think your parents chose a name that really doesn’t fit you, doesn’t convey the essence of who you are as a person?
And with the impending arrival of your new grandchild, you’ve begun to realize you now have an opportunity to createa new impression or moniker for yourself!
You now get to decide how you want to be perceived
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Young light filled 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2000SF Colonial with Central Air. Close to town and train.
Pictures and details to follow soon…
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