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!

First Time Home Buyer? 4 Things Buyers Forget to Consider

First time home buyer with Best Agent Today

For 99 percent of the population, buying a home is likely the single biggest purchase in life, and the most important investment they ever make. It is a process that can be a whirlwind of emotions — stress, hope, joy or disappointment (hopefully the former), often in that order....

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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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