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Bargains In Housing Are Coming . . . Just Not Yet

There is a shift that is coming in the real estate market. Baby boomers, Generation X,  2040. Here’s my thoughts on what’s going to happen:  Hi everybody. It’s Ruth. Happy New Year. Zillow recently did a study about how the Baby Boomer generation is going to effect the housing market. Now baby boomers are those […]

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Seasonality of the Real Estate Market in Boston

You may be surprised to learn that the real estate market is very strong in the colder months in Boston. Here’s why:   Hi everybody, it’s Ruth. Many people ask me this time of year in the colder months as the winter comes, is the real estate market still strong? I want to talk about […]

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10 Concord Street #2 Natick, MA 01760

Sophisticated, updated top floor condominium a few blocks from town.   Open concept floor plan with old-world Victorian details, with wood floors throughout.  This home features two spacious bedrooms including a master suite with two closets. The dining room has built-in shelving and easily seats eight or more guests.  Sun-splashed living room with door to […]

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People Are Staying Longer: Impact on Boston Housing

An article in The Wall Street Journal talks about the reason there’s a shortage of housing inventory. It’s even worse in Boston. Here’s why:   Hi everybody. It’s Ruth. The Wall Street Journal had a great article recently about how the shortage of of home inventory can be attributed much of it to people staying in […]

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168 Needham Street, Dedham MA 02026

Charming historic Colonial house with barn, circa 1850, situated on nearly 14,000 square foot lot.  Spacious updated home, which is warm and welcoming.  Large living room with wood stove and hearth, updated kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances.  Dining room has sliders to balcony overlooking mature trees and yard. Skylights in kitchen and […]

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The Impact of Class Mobility on the Housing Market

Housing shortages, increasing housing prices, class mobility . . . . here’s what you need to know:   Hi everybody. It’s Ruth. I want to talk about class mobility. Class mobility is really, I believe, an essential component to economic fairness, economic health, and really societal health in my opinion. So the most important aspect […]

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250 Hammond Pond Parkway #401N, Newton 02467

Luxury Living in Chestnut Hill.  Beautiful corner unit with treetop view and flooded with sunlight.  Brilliant floor plan is built for comfortable living with an open living room and dining room, separate kitchen with brand new appliances, and two generous bedrooms.  Master suite features a walk-in closet. Tons of closet space, central air, and hardwood […]

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Zillow iBuyer: What You Need To Know

Have you heard of Zillow’s newest program iBuyer? Here’s my thoughts on how it impacts you as a home seller:   Hi everybody. It’s Ruth. I’m sitting in the car in Newton and I wanted to share a few thoughts about one of my favorite topics, which is Zillow. So Zillow has a program called […]

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