Welcome to Centers and Squares
As a Cambridge real estate agent, the city squares of Cambridge, Somerville and Medford and the town centers of Arlington, Watertown and Belmont, Massachusetts are my home turf. And as a lifelong New Englander who’s lived within twenty miles of Boston most of my life, I can introduce you to other nearby towns as we search for your new home. If you’re planning to sell your home in Cambridge, MA or nearby you’ll find plenty of info about the home selling process here too. Questions? Send me an email or call me at 617-504-1737.
If you’re a Cambridge property seller – the numbers are on your side.
8 . . . 14 . . . 20 . . .25 . . . 40 …. Are these open house visitor counts? Open houses are very busy nowadays. Even last Sunday when the streets and sidewalks still weren’t clear and the T wasn’t running open houses were packed.
No – those aren’t open house sign-ins. Those are multiple bid counts for properties that have recently been on the market in Cambridge.
When properties come on the market they are typically snapped up immediately. Buyers are paying over market to secure properties. A good number of them are able to pay with cash. Sellers are able to ask for and get the terms they want.
Even with the Cambridge real estate market as intense as it is getting the price right is still important. Over priced properties sit on the market while buyers line up to bid on others. Pricing right will almost always get you a higher sales price especially in a real estate market like Cambridge is experiencing right now.
Getting the best price for your property still depends on a good marketing strategy. Making sure people know of and get in to see your property is critical. Selling to the first buyer for full price or even a bit more may feel great – but who knows how much money you left behind? My marketing strategy ensures that your property will be in front of buyers and agents – each of whom is working with multiple buyers – and positioned to get you the very best price and terms.
If your property failed to sell in the past there’s no better time than now to put it on the market. Properties that didn’t sell as recently as three months ago have come back on the market, sometimes at a higher price, and sold, often with multiple bids. If you were discouraged by the market over the last few years you can feel confident that you’ll likely have a much more positive experience selling in 2013.
If you’ve considered making a move before or sometime in the next few months or even the next few years, you’ll want to seriously consider selling now. It’s hard to imagine a better time to sell – lots of buyer and very little competition from other sellers. Both interest rates and the inventory of properties for sale are at historic lows. The numbers are on your side if you’re a seller.
If you’re considering selling and want to strategize and to get an idea of what’s possible in today’s real estate market I would be delighted to speak with you. I can be reached at 617-504-1737 or by email at [email protected]. Liz Bolton, ReMax Destiny, Cambridge.