Is A Free Standing Townhouse/Condo The Same As A Single Family Townhouse?

January 23rd, 2015 by James Daniel

This is a great question that I am often asked, especially given the fact that Townhouses in condo ownership are common in this area. Sometimes houses of this type can work just as well (for some buyers) as a single family would. Most times a listing agent will post the townhouse in MLS as both […]

Open Doors for the Homeless – CHAF

October 23rd, 2014 by James Daniel

The Cambridge Community of Real Estate Professionals would like to invite you to Open Doors for the Homeless, a reception at the Regatta Bar at the Charles Hotel for the Cambridge Housing Assistance Fund (CHAF). CHAF helps people out of shelters and cars and into homes and also helps those who are facing eviction to remain […]

The Consumer Speaks: We’re Not As Bad As Our Perception

April 15th, 2014 by James Daniel

For years Realtors have been perceived as being almost as bad as car salesman. Not so fast. Who or what is perpetuating this perception? Being a curious person by nature, I wanted to see if I could find out about this from the consumers point of view. After all, it’s the one that matters. On […]

Trying To Buy A House? Losing Out To Cash Buyers? This May Help

April 3rd, 2014 by James Daniel

Sound familiar? You’ve been dilligent looking for a home. Checking all the real estate websites, going to every open house that fits and finally you find the one, make an offer, only to find out that you are competing AGAIN! Someone else has the winning bid. You find out later from your agent that the […]

Is It Your Time to Buy a Home In Cambridge Or Somerville?

March 13th, 2014 by James Daniel

The (Emotional) Transition From Renter to Owner By: Michele Serro / There is a homebuying myth that needs dispelling. It has to do with mathematic certainty. The truth is, no formula exists for knowing if and when you should buy a home. Ask most economists and they’ll tell you that there are far too many emotional […]

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