As we wrap up a challenging year and look ahead to better times, it is safe to say that Greater Boston real estate was a bright spot in an otherwise gloomy year. Home sales in Greater Boston were strong, with homes selling quickly and competitively. Inventory remained low, but an active market meant multiple offers and buyers extending their [...]
The following reports from Gibson Sotheby's International Realty show how regional markets such as Greater Boston and MetroWest have been impacted by the pandemic. It looks at data from January - August 2019 versus January - August 2020. Consistent themes are low inventory and homes selling quickly.
What is interesting to consider as it related to this data - and particular [...]
Gone are the days of setting aside entire weekends to drive house to house or town to town in search of the next perfect home. No longer are home buyers slogging it out, often at the mercy of the open houses, fighting crowds, sacrificing time and putting forth a lot of effort.
Today looks a little different. While some brokers are still hosting open houses, many are not for obvious [...]
As you can imagine, house hunting during a pandemic is very different than house hunting during 'normal' times. Hear what Steve has to say about what's changed (and what hasn't) in this interview from ACMi News [...]
Sometimes it helps to hear someone explain a situation in detail, rather than reading snippets and piecing together information from here and there. If you've been wondering what the impact of COVID-19 means for the local real estate market (and you), Mike Pallotta of The Home Advantage Team breaks it down [...]
The entire Home Advantage Team is working from home but we continue to advise our clients through Zoom, FaceTime and conference calls. At a time when so much has come to a halt, we are able to close on homes that were already in process, and we are lining up some fantastic [...]
We are all learning to navigate a new normal that is changing almost daily, and real estate is no exception.
As the leading real estate team in the Arlington and Greater Boston area for over 30 years, we are also at the forefront of observing best practices and safety guidelines as they relate to COVID-19 [...]
We’re all making the best of a difficult situation and adjusting to a new way of life as we know it, for now.
For many of us, that means working from home. And as we know, every home (and home office) tells a story. We’re sharing a behind the scenes look at The Home Advantage [...]
Shoes at the door, coats draped on a chair, backpacks lined up as far as the eye can see - all totally fine (and expected) in our day to day lives. But when it comes to selling your home, your entryway is the first impression and you want it to be a positive one for buyers.
Kim from KLH Home Staging is back with her expert tips and suggestions, and how with just a few quick adjustments, you can transform your entryway from, ‘whoa’ to ‘WOW [...]
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