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Beyond Boston Housing Market - December Sales Stats

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Although December is typically a quieter month for real estate sales there were still some buyers and sellers in the market eager to secure a new home for the new year. Sales prices continue to increase compared to December 2022, with prices up by almost 50% in Acton and 63% in Winchester. Homes were moving quicker than the previous year – [...]

Staging Techniques for a Cozy Winter Home Appeal

Warm and Cozy Staged Living Room

Winter is almost here, and it's time to make your home stand out in the real estate market. If you're planning to sell your house during this chilly season, you need to ensure that it exudes warmth and coziness that will draw potential buyers in. At Barrett Sotheby's International Realty, we understand the significance of staging a home to [...]

Our Realtors Recommend - Top Holiday Movies

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What better way to get into the spirit of the season than to get comfy on the coach with some popcorn and a hot cocoa and indulge in your favorite holiday movie?? We asked our agents to share their festive favorites to enjoy this season- read on to see if you agree with the [...]

Holiday Lights Tour 2023

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There’s something very special about the drive around your neighborhood at this time of year, with all the beautiful lights and decorations people put up outside their homes to brighten the dark winter.  However, some homeowners have taken it to the next level, putting up elaborate light displays to rival Clark Griswold. There are even those [...]

Find Your Dream Home this Holiday Season

House Decorated with Holiday Lights

Although the holiday season is not considered a prime-time home buying period, it can actually be a great time to purchase a home. There’s usually less competition in the market, and with sellers also keen to wrap things up before the holiday season, chances are you’ll be able to strike a deal if you can move [...]

Shop Local for the Holidays

Celebrating the Holiday Season

As the holiday season begins our local businesses and associations are gearing up to make this the best one yet! November 25th is Small Business Saturday - a countrywide initiative to encourage people to invest their holiday spending in local businesses. Shopping and dining in your local town has multiple benefits – convenience for you, [...]

Preparing Your Home for an Open House: Do's and Don'ts

Open House in Greater Boston

When it comes to selling your home, hosting an open house can be a powerful tool. It gives potential buyers the opportunity to tour your property in a low pressure environment. However, the way you present your home can significantly influence buyers' perceptions. Here are some do's and don'ts for preparing your home for an open house with [...]

Beyond Boston Housing Market - October Round-Up

Concord Market Update: October 2023 Solds

Fall market has continued to be a story of limited inventory affecting prices and availability. The market is still moving quickly – homes go from listed to under agreement in around 30 days in Westford and Lincoln. Average list price and sold price was up in 5 out of 7 of our towns - and by 42% in Concord. Days on market were also down by [...]

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