If you’ve been looking around Medford or Somerville lately and think that you are seeing more people, you’re right. Although some parts of Massachusetts are losing population, according to the U.S. Census, our area is growing. The Boston Business Journal has put together an interesting map showing how much population […]
Have you ever wondered where people moving to Medford come from? I’ve just found this interesting information from spokeo.com compiling the most common out of state cell phone numbers found for people living in Medford. I’ve been helping people sell their homes in Medford for over 20 years and I […]
Medford has been named the winner of the Best Place to Start category by Boston Magazine. Medford home prices are on the rise.
Please join us on December 12, 2013 from 4-7 PM for a fun, free holiday celebration!
There are many factors that influence the real estate market here in Medford. Interest rates are higher than they were a few months ago. Today you can get a 30 year fixed rate mortgage for 4.625% if you have good credit. Another important factor is the number of homes for […]
Boston Magazine has just announced their 2013 Best Places to Live. It’s always fun to see which cities and towns make it on this annual list. Medford was named a Best Place to Live in the Starting Out category. Woo-hoo!!
Today I’m trying something different. Here’s my take on the current trends in the real estate market for single family homes in Medford in a video format. Let me know what you think.
Today let’s turn our attention to Medford MA and check out what’s going on with single family homes sales in the city. Prices have increased a bit in the last few months but the big news is the level of inventory (the orange line). Notice that in the winter there […]
Unfortunately the Brooks PTO found out that the company they were using for the electronics recycling fund raisers weren’t recycling responsibly so the event has been cancelled.
Do you have old electronics sitting around in your house that you don’t know what to do with? On Saturday, October 1st, you can recycle your electronics while supporting the Brooks School PTO. Here are the details: RECYCLE DAY! SATURDAY OCTOBER 1 FROM 9-1 In the Brooks Elementary School Driveway […]
Curious about the real estate market in Medford MA? Here’s the latest real estate market report: Prices (the black line in the chart above) have been doing a slow seesaw movement where we make a small gain in median price, prices soften and then rise again. The average days on […]
The sound barriers are coming, the sound barriers are coming! (Sorry but I’m from Medford and Paul Revere passed through the city on his famous ride!) It’s been a long wait but finally sound barriers are coming, at least to a section of Route 93 South in Medford. This fall, […]
Let’s take a look at the latest statistics on the real estate market in Medford MA 02155: This is showing us that the median single family home prices have declined in Medford for the last few months while the average days on the market have increased. However, this is a […]
Although The Boston Globe has just reported that foreclosures in Massachusetts increased 32% in 2010 over the rate of home foreclosures in 2009, Medford has bucked the trend. The Globe ranked the 10 cities with the highest increase in foreclosures and the 10 cities with the highest decrease in foreclosures. […]
Here’s the latest statistics on the real estate market in Medford Massachusetts. What this shows us is that the median sales price for the city is continuing to rise. The number of days on the market (the amount of time it takes for a property to receive an accepted offer) […]
As a real estate agent, I’m often asked what’s going on in the housing market. Here’s the latest on single family home sales in Medford for the past year: The black line is the Median Sales Price for single family homes in Medford. Prices have fallen from where we were […]
Are you thinking about selling a piece of real estate or selling your home and moving up but have questions about today’s market? Please join me for a free seminar and get your real estate questions answered. When: Wednesday, September 29th from 7:00 – 9:00 PM Where: Medford Fire Station […]
Happy Holidays! Here’s the latest scoop on the Medford real estate market. Medford Real Estate Statistics as of December 2009 Let’s compare this to just about one year ago as the new year began. Medford Real Estate Statistics as of January 2009 As you can see, prices throughout the city […]
Bring your ghosts, goblins and ghouls to Medford on Friday October 30th from 3-4:30. Each year the Medford Chamber of Commerce along with local business in Medford Square and along Salem Street open their doors and pass out candy. This annual event is for kids 9 and younger. Parents, feel […]
The Lawrence Estates and Brooks Estates homes are two popular neighborhoods for Medford. The Lawrence Estates is bordered by the woods of the Middlesex Fells Reservation and the Brooks Estates border the Mystic Lakes. There’s quick access to Route 93 from the Lawrence Estates while the Brooks Estates is on […]
Do you have an older home and want to know information about it’s history as well as ideas on historic preservation and upkeep? Then you won’t want to miss Medford Historic Home seminars by the Medford Historical Society. On Saturday, October 17th at 10:00 AM at the Royal House Slave […]
If you’ve been reading my blog, then you know that I’m a number cruncher. I think it’s the best way to keep a good handle on what’s happening in the real estate market. Here are the latest statistics for Medford: What this shows is that the market is still holding […]
Today I was in the mood to do some number crunching, so I took a look at the condo market and what’s been happening over the last 6 months. * There are a wide variety of condos in each city. They range from small associations in converted 2 or 3 […]
I find that number crunching really helps me get a good handle on the real estate market. Today I decided to focus in on the single family homes market to show you what’s going on in my main market areas: Sometimes seeing all of the numbers at once can be […]
Spring is in the air, but we’re not seeing a “typical” spring market, at least not yet in Medford. Spring is historically when the most number of buyers come out to look at homes. Normally by April there is a frenzy of sellers putting their homes on the market to […]
Are you thinking about possibly selling a piece of real estate or selling your home and moving up but have questions about today’s market? Please join me for a free seminar and get your real estate questions answered. When: Monday, April 6th from 7:30 – 9:30 PM Where: Medford Fire […]
When was the last time you went to your local library? As a kid, one of my favorite trips was to the library. There were so many books to read, so many adventures to have! My first job in high school I was a page at the Medford Public Library. […]
As you drive up Route 93 heading north from Boston, you’ll notice something new spinning in the wind – the McGlynn Middle School in Medford, MA has a wind turbine! If you’ve been reading this blog, you already know that I’m a Prius-driving tree hugger (and proud of it) so […]
Looking for ways to cut your energy usage and save some money? On March 4th there will be a free seminar at Medford City Hall called Introduction To Home Energy Savings. They’ll be going over inexpensive solutions you can do yourself. Introduction to Home Energy Savings Wednesday March 4th from […]
The Medford Transcript is running a poll to see what residents think of bringing the Green Line of the MBTA to Route 16. Make sure your voice is heard and vote in the Green Line poll. As of today, February 14th, an overwhelming number of people who have voted agree […]
Yes, gas prices are no longer $4.00 a gallon, but alternative energy options and increasing public transportation are no less important. On Tuesday, February 3rd there will be a meeting regarding the Green Line extension of the MBTA. At this meeting the Executive Office of Transportation will present its “preferred […]
Welcome 2009! It will be interesting to see what changes happen in the upcoming year. We’re already seeing some changes in the real estate market in Medford, MA and I’m sure I’ll surprise some people because many of the changes are positive. Real Estate Statistics As of January 2009 It’s […]
As the leaves are falling from the trees, it’s time for another update on what’s happening in the real estate market here in Medford, MA. Since most people are looking to buy or sell either a single family, a condo or a multi family home, I’ve separated out what’s happening […]
If you’ve never been to the Medford Family Life Education Center on the corner of Central Ave. and Park St., it is a wonderful place working to end homelessness in Greater Boston. They do a great job helping families get back on their feet and then moved on into places […]
With the high price of gas, I’m meeting with many buyers who have decided it’s time to move either closer to work or to a commuter friendly area. Thankfully the cities of Arlington, Medford, Somerville, Malden, Melrose and the surrounding communities all have wonderful access to public transportation. The T […]
t’s time, once again, to update you on what’s happening in the Medford MA area real estate market. One of the key factors I look at is absorption rates. Absorption rate is a way to look at the number of properties currently on the market and then using the number […]
With the high cost of gas, many people are rediscovering public transportation. There couldn’t be a better time to bring the Green Line to the city of Medford MA. The more stops in the city, the more people will have access. I support bringing the Green Line to Route 16 […]
This past Sunday the Boston Globe did a spotlight on the city of Medford. I want to state for the record the NO ONE in Medford calls the city “Meffa”. In fact, that is a derogatory name. Our diction may not be perfect, so I will agree that most people […]
Hi there, It’s time, once again, to update you on what’s happening in the local real estate market. One of the key factors I look at is absorption rates. Absorption rate is a way to look at the number of properties currently on the market and then using the number […]
It’s time to look again at what’s happening at absorption rates in a few local cities. Absorption rate is a way to look at the number of properties currently on the market and then using the number of recent sales, allows you see how long it would take for every […]