Entries by Ruth Malkin

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 […]

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 […]

To Flip or Not To Flip a Property?

Should you flip a home in Boston? Here’s my thoughts:   Hi everybody. It’s Ruth. I want to talk about flipping properties today because I’ve had a couple of questions about it in the past couple of weeks. So what is flipping properties? It’s when you’re buying a home that needs to be renovated, renovating […]

110 Cherry Street Newton, MA 02465

Home sweet home.  Sunny, cheerful and spacious West Newton house with great curb appeal and large yard.    Living room has fireplace and mantle, and French doors to adorable sunroom perfect for year-round lounging and morning coffee.     Formal dining room with sliders to deck, and kitchen features new stainless steel appliances. Guest bath on […]

Millennials: How They’re Changing The Real Estate Market

Millennials are finding it harder to afford a home. How is this changing the face of real estate over the long run? Hi everybody. It’s Ruth. My generation, the older generation, and some of the younger generation, we were taught that if we work hard, go to college, save up, buy a home, all will be […]

Are Real Estate Agents Becoming Obsolete?

There is new data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) that shows some surprises about the percentage of people using a realtor:   Hi everybody. It’s Ruth. In 2002 when I got my real estate license, I remember somebody telling me, “Why are you becoming a real estate agent? Don’t you know real estate […]

7 Unusual Attractions Near Boston

Boston is a city of rich history and many well known monuments and historical sites. However, Beantown and the surrounding areas have plenty to offer for those looking for something a little more outside of the box. Here’s a look at the top lesser known and unusual things to do in the city.    Warren […]

Greater Boston Real Estate Market Update Q3 2019

What’s happening in the Greater Boston real estate market? There’s some interesting dynamics at play that are impacting the market. Here’s my thoughts on what you should know: Hi everybody, it’s Ruth wanting to give a quick real estate update and share some information coming out of the National Association of Realtors. This year we […]