All I have been hearing lately is about how "bad" the real estate market is! Please, I know already, I am a Realtor, remember? Truth is, it isn't great, but it isn't as bad as "they" say. I have sold some homes, my office has sold some homes, and in general, things are OK. The real winners are those who realize that this is the time to buy. [...]
Blog :: 2008What is happening in the market? Should I sell or buy? Questions I will answer, while giving you a "taste" of my day. A funny story, or serious, but one that is relevent to Real Estate. In addition, as a professional auctioneer, I will give you ideas for fundraising events and auctions, and luxury home sales via the auction method. I will share in events that I recently hosted. I will answer your questions, so please...keep them coming.
On Tuesday morning, I was sitting eating a bagel, minding my own business, when the phone rang, and it was my tenant from a property I own...he was HYSTERICAL! Sadly, not the kind of hysterical you might be when you hear a funny joke, or watch someone trip...it was the bad kind of hysterical. "Rick...it's bad, it's bad," he screamed, "the [...]
You are on the hunt for your first home, or a new home, and like so many (most actually), you rely on the Internet for information about what is on the market...that's great, but is it really working for you? Most real estate websites will provide you with information about a property...its lot size, taxes, number of bedrooms and baths, and [...]
What to do...do I buy, do I sell, do I do nothing and wait for the market to change? If I only had a nickel for every time I was asked that question. Of course, the answer is different, depending on your situation, and the market conditions that exist at the time you are asking yourself those questions. You may have heard...right now, we are [...]
On Saturday night, I had the pleasure of serving as the auctioneer for a rather large gala and benefit auction at a beautiful hotel in Cambridge. The room was lovely. The food plentiful and elegant. The perfect centerpieces graced the tables. The band played soft background music, people were dressed to the nines...EVERYTHING was [...]