Bo$ton – A One Hundred Billion Dollar City

By darlenecarucci, Posted December 12, 2014

According to the Boston Globe, we live in a One Hundred BILLION Dollar City ~ 110 Billion, to be exact. Boston for the first time in history has an assessed real estate value of over $110 Billion Dollars according to city assessment records. And with millions of square feet under construction, the potential of being […]

‘Tis The Season To List Your Home

By darlenecarucci, Posted December 11, 2014

According to a 2013 study by online real estate brokerage firm, Redfin, stronger housing markets including Boston, see a sales advantage when listing during the winter months compared with any other season. This could be because typically many sellers will pull their listings during the holiday season, decreasing inventory and competition for those remaining on […]

Mortgages Poised To End Year On A Low Note.

By darlenecarucci, Posted December 9, 2014

Mortage rates continue to trend downward as the year comes to a close. Last week, 30-year rates dropped BELOW 4%, the lowest interest rate since this past May. This amount is only slightly lower than December 2013 and mortgage rates have stayed consistantly low since last year. ¬†Lower rates combined with reduced home sales prices, […]

Olympics By the Numbers and Cents

By darlenecarucci, Posted December 2, 2014

With Boston placing itself as a candidate to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, this blogger took a look at some of the numbers being played in the Olympic games: THREE – The number of years we must wait for the Olympic Committee to decide it’s host FOUR – The number of US cities vying for […]