Claudia J. Dupre's Brookline MA Real Estate Blog

Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty
This is a great blog post written by a fellow Realtor, Kathleen Moriarty from New York.  I"d be glad to talk to you more about it if you have any questions or still have doubts after reading it.In one of my recent blogs (
Another phenomenal aspect about Brookline MA is the Climate Change Action Brookline Committee or more commonly referred to as the CCABwhich is a committee that is changing the way we live and work through environmental awareness and action with Brookline MA schools, businesses, town government, p...
Another really cool thing about Brookline MA is the Green Dog Program!   The Green Dog program was created by the Brookline MA Parks and Recreation Commission to allow dog owners to enjoy some off-leash time with their dogs.  There are several benefits to the dogs, their owners and the community ...
Fun Upcoming Brookline Event: Have a Heart Chocolate Extravaganza....Feb 6th  I am a member of the Brookline Rotary Club and we are hosting an event on February 6th called "Have a Heart Chocolate Extravaganza".  It will be held at the Holiday Inn on Beacon Street in Brookline from Noon to 3:00pm ...
Brookline MA Real Estate Tool:  Where am I? I just stumbled across a really cool application on the Town of Brookline MA website that was made for people thinking about moving to Brookline or folks who are new to town.  It's called, the "Where am I Resident Information Site"   This application al...
The clock is ticking...Brookline Tax Abatement Requests due by Feb 1st 2011! A friend of mine was complaining that she recently refinanced her condo and that it was appraised for $100K less than the assessed value.  I immediately told her that she should apply for a tax abatement from the Brookli...
Brookline's Public Elementary School system: Another thing that's unique about Brookline is that there are 8 public elementary schools for children in Pre-K through 8th grade and NO middle schools.   In fact, just about all of the schools feature a different language program for students to part...
Home Prices are trending back up! Every major price index points to a housing market that has hit bottom and is moving in a positive direction.  After thirty months of declining values, home prices appear to be stable or appreciating in nearly every U.S. market.  In August of 2010, the median hom...
Another really cool thing about living in Brookline is that the library is way ahead of many in other cities and towns!  For instance, we have a SELF check out scanning system.  All that you have to do is scan your library card and then set your books (up to about 5 at a time)  on the rubber mat ...
Mortgage Rates are at rock bottom and won't stay there forever! The national average on a 30 year fixed-rate mortgage dropped to 4.36 percent in August 2010--lower than it's been in the past half century.  Interest rates for the same time last year averaged 5.19 percent, representing a difference...

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