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I am an innovative real estate Broker looking to provide useful and practical services for real estate professionals, buyers and sellers alike. The Internet has changed the way we do business and my hope is to be a trailblazer in bringing forth the next wave of change that will empower brokers and agents to raise the bar in the level service they provide to their customers, while simultaneously enabling buyers and sellers to get the most out of working with real estate professionals.
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Overall Quincy, MA looks to be poised for a recovery based on the 2012 Q1 numbers relative to Q1 2011. While the median price for a home fell by 4%, the total sales volume increased by 24%. This is a healthy sign that the market will soon recover. As more buyers look to purchase residential homes...
04/30/2012
Since launching on Thanksgiving day 2011, my team and I have seen a healthy and steady increase in new visitors to MungoList.com. Every Listing on MungoList has a unique SEO (Search Engine Optimization)  friendly URL that links directly to your listings and your contact info so that all prospecti...
04/27/2012
The MungoList team and I just helped another Home Owner sell and save in North Hampton, MA. Kim Listed her home on January 31st 2012 and accepted an offer on March 13th. Kim Saved over $3775 in commissions and fees and sold in less than 3 months.  MungoList.com provides the most efficient way to ...
04/26/2012
In today’s climate, mortgage lenders have become very conservative about how they lend their money. As a result, there are many buyers who do not qualify for a mortgage.  Getting declined for a mortgage can be discouraging but that doesn’t mean you have to give up on your quest for a home. If you...
04/25/2012
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This Spring has been one of the most competitive I’ve seen in years. As a result many buyers feel like they can’t catch a break. In many markets throughout the country, the Spring market has given birth to property bidding wars of the like we have not seen in years. This turn around has been fuel...
04/24/2012
If you are trying to sell your home but it continues to linger on the market, here are the top 4 reason why: 1. Pricing – If your home is overpriced, you will miss out on many buyers that would have viewed your home had it not been overpriced. If you price a home too low, you will increase the li...
04/23/2012
While great landscaping can make the right first impression and even increase a homes value, bad landscaping, or a lack there of, can really effect how fast you sell and your final sales price. Landscaping is something that is commonly overlooked, but studies have shown that homes that are profes...
04/22/2012
Many For Sale By Owner Sellers Make the Mistake of trying to oversell. As a FSBO seller, it is important to make sure your home is presentable in regards to being clean, nicely landscaped, staged properly and clutter free. But another factor that is less talked about is how to successfully intera...
04/20/2012
Boston Market Report Q1 2012 – The Numbers Show Improvement Across The Board The Boston Real Estate market is showing signs of a rebound following some healthy growth in Q1 2012 vs. Q1 a year ago. The most telling figure is the sales volume. In 2011 a total of 828 properties sold totaling $446,65...
04/19/2012
I was recently browsing MLS and saw an entry only listing a.k.a. a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) listing that was offering a $1 dollar commission. Not 1% but $1. The property was priced at over $500k. After lingering on the market for close to 6 months, the listing expired and the property didn’t sell...
04/19/2012
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I am an innovative real estate Broker looking to provide useful and practical services for real estate professionals, buyers and sellers alike. The Internet has changed the way we do business and my hope is to be a trailblazer in bringing forth the next wave of change that will empower brokers and agents to raise the bar in the level service they provide to their customers, while simultaneously enabling buyers and sellers to get the most out of working with real estate professionals. Founder/CEO of MungoList.com Founder and Principal Broker of Boston Trust Realty Group Co-Founder of SharpBuyers.com Founding Partner of Rigid Capital Investors, LLC Robert Nichols on Zillow