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4th Quarter Real Estate Market Report, 2022

4th Quarter Real Estate Market Report, 2022

01/25/23 Liz and Ellie Local

Greater Boston's market might feel like a rollercoaster, but we think that the numbers tell a different story. We didn’t have a particularly active residential real estate market last year, at least by local standards. Nonetheless, homes across most communities continued to hold their value — and even appreciate, in many cases.

Lifestyle

5 things to do with textiles—other than trashing them

5 things to do with textiles—other than trashing them

01/17/23 Rebecca Taplin

As of November 2022, it’s illegal to dispose of any textiles in the trash here in Massachusetts. You may have read the headlines or heard a neighbor complain about it (or perhaps you were the one complaining?). But what the heck are you supposed to do with your old socks and stained undershirts? They sure look like trash—why can’t you send them to the dump? The answer is logical, and we’re prepared to get you excited about giving your textiles new purpose after you’re done with them.

Lifestyle

2022 Real Estate Lessons

2022 Real Estate Lessons

12/18/22 Ellie, Liz, and Stephanie

It’s the end of the year again, which means it’s time to look back and reflect on 2022. This year, we’ll focus on how we were able to turn lemons into lemonade! Here are some of the most challenging—or as we like to say, interesting—experiences we’ve had this year. 

Lifestyle

Winter Gardening

Winter Gardening

12/9/22 Rebecca Taplin

Gardeners usually spend the winter collecting seed catalogs and planning for the following spring. But we’d like to challenge you toilers of the soil to continue gardening this winter. If you have a sunny spot and the need for green, let’s see if you can keep your garden going all year round.

Lifestyle

We are thankful for travel!

We are thankful for travel!

11/29/22 Liz and Ellie Local

In honor of Thanksgiving, we at Liz & Ellie Local are sharing some highlights from our travel experiences, and we would love to hear from you about any trips that brightened your world this past year!

Buying

Is the sky falling? AKA: Is the housing market crashing?

Is the sky falling? AKA: Is the housing market crashing?

10/21/22 Ellie Botshon

The news likes to report the negative: The buzz is that the housing market is crashing, but is it really? We say it’s experiencing a redirection. The country is technically in a recession, and inflation and interest rates have risen. Hence, buyers can’t afford the same mortgage prices as last year. But that doesn’t necessarily mean the market itself has crashed!

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With their complementary communication styles, responsiveness, competence, and ability to truly listen, Ellie and Liz enable their clients to feel at ease throughout any real estate transaction. They would welcome the opportunity to be your next real estate advisors.

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