Category Archives : Medford MA


More People Living in Medford & Somerville

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 Massachusetts’ towns have been gaining […]

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Who Moves to Medford?

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 still found the info to […]


Medford Real Estate Market Update

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 phenomenon that we normally see […]


Medford – High Decrease In Foreclosures

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. Medford came up on the […]


Medford Real Estate Market Update

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) has risen slightly but is […]


Real Estate Sellers’ Seminar

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 5 Zero Medford Street (at […]


Medford Real Estate Market Statistics

Medford Real Estate Update

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 continued to fall during 2009. […]


Lawrence Estates and Brooks Estates Homes For Sale

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 the line of both Winchester […]


Medford Historic Home Seminars

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 Quarters, preservation specialists will talk […]


Condo Market Update

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 family houses to high rise […]

Condo sales and on market statistics June 2009

Housing inventory for sale

Real Estate Market Inventory Update

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 a bit overwhelming, so this […]


Real Estate Market Update Meford MA

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 coincide with the rush of […]

Homes for Sale in Medford Today Versus 6 Months Ago

Free Real Estate Sellers’ Seminar

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 Station 5 Zero Medford Street […]


Wind Turbine at McGlynn Middle School

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 you can imagine how excited […]


Medford Home Energy Seminar

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 6 – 8 PM Medford […]


Green Line Poll From the Medford Transcript

Poll: Bring Green Line to Route 16?

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 with me and want to […]


Important Green Line Meeting

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 alternative” for the terminus of […]


Real Estate Statistics Medford MA Jan 2009

Real Estate Market Update – Medford, MA

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 been a little over 2 […]


Real Estate Stats For Medford, MA

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 in each of these markets. […]

Real Estate Stats For Medford, MA

Heading Home Donation Needed, Home in Malden, MA

Heading Home Up & Out Move – Donations Needed

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 of their own. I’ve just […]


Cut Down Your Commute Time

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 itself, a multitude of buses […]


Medford MA Real Estate Absorption Rate

Medford, Somerville and Winchester Real Estate Approaches Equilibrium

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 of recent sales, allows you […]


Bring the Green Line to Route 16

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 near the Medford/Somerville/Arlington border. Read […]


City Wide Absorption Rates

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 of recent sales, allows you […]

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