Market News

Peruse our knowledge base. We've included articles that are of general interest for consumers looking to buy and sell a home, and articles by our in-house economist that will keep you abreast of the general market trends that impact the residential real estate marketplace. If you have a suggestion for an article that you think would be of interest to other consumers, feel free to send your idea to chris@bestagenttoday.com - you might just see your article here next week!

The ‘Winter’ things you can do before you list your home

In the colder climes in the U.S. — particularly where we are in coastal New England — people tend to hibernate from January through March, remaining indoors as much as possible rather than venturing out in the cold, barren grey of winter. If you are a homeowner who is planning on (or...

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2018 Housing Market Forecast: 5 Things That Caught Our Eye

Contrary to many New Englanders, we love this time of year for a lot of things: skiing, NFL Playoffs and especially the cornucopia that is the 2018 housing market forecast. We’ve done a good bit of researching about predictions for 2018, and while we were not particularly surprised,...

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Why Best Agent Today is the Best Resource to Find a Realtor

Think about what homebuyers and sellers did 20 years ago when they needed to find a realtor.  Perhaps they relied on word of mouth: Called a friend or two, asked if they knew anyone they could recommend. Maybe they found a flier that a real estate brokerage posted in the...

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Becoming a Real Estate Agent: What You Need to Know

Becoming a Real Estate Agent

Are you lured by the idea of big commissions? Six figure salaries? Maintaining your own schedule? Lengthy career? All entirely possible. When becoming a real estate agent, these perks don’t automatically happen once an agent receives his/her real estate license. There are more than...

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Buying a Resort Property: 5 Important Questions to Ask

For those who live up north, it’s the season when retirees are beginning to flock south for the winter months, just after Christmas or the New Year, many of them to resort properties. Buying a resort property can be a terrific investment. Many in the warmer climes are gated...

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