Summary: Freddie Mac will soon increase incentives paid for completed short sales, according to a spokesman for the government-sponsored enterprise. Short sales increased dramatically since the crisis struck in 2007. Both Fannie Mae and… http://www.housingwire.com/article/freddie-mac-increase-short-sale-incentives?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+housingwire%2FuOVI+%28HousingWire%29
About Laurie Williamson
Laurie Williamson, Broker, Realtor®, MBA, has been listing and selling residential real estate in Arlington MA and the surrounding towns since 2006 with the Homes North of Boston team at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.
Good News for Housing. Unemployment Rate For Jan, 2012 drops to 8.3% as economy adds 243K jobs. http://on.wsj.com/yavyXg
The Empowered Women’s Seminar will be on Saturday, March 12, 2012, from 9am – 3pm, at the Sanborn House in Winchester, is being hosted by my women’s networking group,Women Innovatively Networking. The event is sponsored by: Guergana Barabonkova, Studio GB Architecture & Design Julianne Donato, Attorney at law Amy Hirschfeld, Soluna garden Farm Laurie Randazzo, Re/MAX leading […]
It finally snowed and it’s January! If you are thinking about putting your house on the market in 2012, consider selling now. Inventory levels are very low and there are plenty of buyers looking to take advantage of the incredibly low interest rates. When you put your house on the market this winter, please keep […]
MA Unemployment Rate Falls Below 7%. The MA unemployment rate fell to 6.8% in December which is down from 8.3% a year ago. This is the lowest unemployment rate since Dec 2008 when it was 6.7%.This is bullish news for MA housing sales. The National unemployment rate for Dec now stands at 8.5% The […]
By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine It’s bold, bright–and orange. Tangerine Tango is this year’s color of the year, according to the Pantone Color Institute. The reddish orange color takes the place as this year’s hot hue replacing last year’s reddish pink Honeysuckle. Need an extra energy boost or an attention-getter in a room? Then Tangerine […]
Did you know that Apartment rents are expected to jump again this year as the U.S. economy creates more jobs and demand for rental housing grows. A 2012 increase would make this year the third straight year of rising rents. More annual increases are expected as apartment builders hustle to catch up with demand. “You could […]
EPA Case Is Owner Rights Opportunity.
From front door lighting to bathroom fixtures and everything in between, updated lighting should be an important item on a homeowner’s checklist when planning to sell a home. Aside from listing price and location, buyers choose and dismiss homes based on the pictures. The buyer will reject the listing if the home looks too dark, […]
Too many of us remember the pretty icicles on our house last winter, they spelled trouble. That’s because the same conditions that allow icicles to form — snow-covered roofs and freezing weather — also lead to ice dams; thick ridges of solid ice that build up along the eaves. Ice dams can tear off gutters, […]
Coach. Consultant. Friend.
When we say we are “redefining service in real estate,” we mean it! Our clients come first. We will educate you on what needs to be done to have a successful sale of your home. There are many components to a successful real estate transaction; you can count on us to be there every step of the process and make sure no detail is overlooked. With a proven track record, the right skill set, and years of experience, the Homes North of Boston Team has the right tools to successfully sell your home. If you’re serious about selling your home, we’re serious about getting the job done!