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Each year as the seasons change from Summer to Fall, homeowners start to think about winterizing their homes. Here in the Boston area, Winter has a way of sneaking up and surprising us early (remember the October snow storms?) so its best to get a jump start on winterizing your home. Not only will it keep you cozy in the cold months ahead, but it can save you a lot of money to avoid repairs or damage. Here are a few tips I offer Buyer as well as properties I manage: Clean y
When We’re Talking Rental Market… Boston typically commands the 3rd highest rental market in the country – depending on the measure of unit size and source being quoted. There’s mixed data out there – but unfortunately we usually make the list. I bet you can name the two big ones: yes, Manhattan and San Francisco have us beat by a wide margin. And that is a good thing, because rents are already high here in Boston and have only continued to go up since 2009. Over the last
If you're a landlord, you know: the pipes will freeze at 3am, rent checks will be late for a variety of creative reasons, and bad tenants can make your life hell. You know this, and many other things that may make you question whether the investment is really worth it. It IS worth it . . . especially if you can offset the headaches. This is where a property manager can come in. I work with both individual landlords with one apartment to multiple family homes – as well as l
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It's the question you hear, always with an all knowing answer of, "The Spring", closely following. The Spring Market is a season that most homeowners, especially here in the Northeast, stick to as the best time to list and sell your home. Did you know that there is a sweet spot within those few months that you want to make sure your house is listed for optimal selling opportunity? Zillow recently released a study detailing when the best time is to list depending on state.
We launched our new website this week and I am thrilled with the new look and feel. I hope visitors will find it a friendlier and easier site to maneuver and I am thinking about adding new features, such as this blog, to be more interactive with the clients I work with. Real Estate is a "people" profession and I've met many people over the 30 years that I've owned Plunkett Properties. I'm always amazed with how many come back to me years later for their subsequent real est