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A FAST START
The first 2 months of 2012 are off to a very positive start.  Nantucket real estate sales have expanded 47% in transactions and 64% in dollar volume over the same time period of 2011. 

Nantucket real estate market report chart - February 2012

Although it is a bit early to suggest this will be harbinger for the entire year it is a heartening sign.  In addition there are some other metrics that point to an improving market. This chart is a snap shot through the end of February:


Nantucket real estate market report table - February 2012

Over the last 2 years inventories are down and contracts and sales up.  As result the pace of price reductions has slowed.  All these factors point to an improving sales market. Today Buyers still have a great opportunity to buy.  If the above trends continue, that window maybe closing.

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How The Boomers' Record Inheritance Will Impact Real Estate

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

About 10 years ago, a study suggested that baby boomers were about to inherit a trillion dollars. Many boomers have already received their inheritance and it's one reason why the country's real estate boom has lasted so long.

Source: www.realtytimes.com

How The Internet Isn't Changing Real Estate

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

"This is going to change the way real estate is purchased forever!" That's a claim I hear about once a week at the real estate magazine that I edit. Usually it's for a new app or website that provides a nifty way of doing something related to the transaction.

Source: www.realtytimes.com

Sales of Existing U.S. Homes Rise to Highest Since 2007

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Sales of previously owned homes climbed in May to the highest level in more than nine years, indicating that demand for residential real estate remains robust, National Association of Realtors data showed Wednesday.

Source: www.bloomberg.com

4 Tips To Maintain Your New Home's Value

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Maintaining the value of your home is all about making sensible improvements and getting into the habit of smart maintenance.

Source: www.realtytimes.com

7 Smart Renovations Under $500

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Close More Deals - Qualify homebuyer leads fast and free If you're thinking about selling your home, you may be stressed out about all the things you need to do to get it market ready, and all the costs associated with those updates. Renovations don't have to cost you a fortune. By thinking smart about some of the updates that will have the greatest impact, you can minimize your spend and maximize your investment.

Source: www.realtytimes.com

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