Medford MA


Smile – Google Camera’s In Town

If you see a car with a funnyGoogle Street View Camera helmet looking attachment on top of it, smile because it’s the Google Street View camera. We’ve spotted the car driving through the streets of Medford and Somerville updating their maps.


More People Living in Medford & Somerville

If you’ve been looking around Medford or Somerville lately and think that you are seeing more people, you’re right. Although some parts of Massachusetts are losing population, according to the U.S. Census, our area is growing. The Boston Business Journal has put together an interesting map showing how much population […]


Who Moves to Medford?

Have you ever wondered where people moving to Medford come from? I’ve just found this interesting information from spokeo.com compiling the most common out of state cell phone numbers found for people living in Medford. I’ve been helping people sell their homes in Medford for over 20 years and I […]


Medford Real Estate Market Update

There are many factors that influence the real estate market here in Medford. Interest rates are higher than they were a few months ago. Today you can get a 30 year fixed rate mortgage for 4.625% if you have good credit. Another important factor is the number of homes for […]


Medford Real Estate Update

Happy Holidays! Here’s the latest scoop on the Medford real estate market. Medford Real Estate Statistics as of December 2009 Let’s compare this to just about one year ago as the new year began. Medford Real Estate Statistics as of January 2009 As you can see, prices throughout the city […]

Medford Real Estate Market Statistics

Medford Market Update

If you’ve been reading my blog, then you know that I’m a number cruncher. I think it’s the best way to keep a good handle on what’s happening in the real estate market. Here are the latest statistics for Medford: Medford Real Estate Market Stats July 2009 What this shows […]


Condo Market Update

Today I was in the mood to do some number crunching, so I took a look at the condo market and what’s been happening over the last 6 months. Greater Boston Condo Sales 2009 * There are a wide variety of condos in each city. They range from small associations […]


Real Estate Market Inventory Update

I find that number crunching really helps me get a good handle on the real estate market. Today I decided to focus in on the single family homes market to show you what’s going on in my main market areas: Medford & Surrounding Cities Real Estate Market Stats May 2009 […]


Real Estate Market Update Meford MA

Spring is in the air, but we’re not seeing a “typical” spring market, at least not yet in Medford. Spring is historically when the most number of buyers come out to look at homes. Normally by April there is a frenzy of sellers putting their homes on the market to […]


Read & Go Green

When was the last time you went to your local library? As a kid, one of my favorite trips was to the library. There were so many books to read, so many adventures to have! My first job in high school I was a page at the Medford Public Library. […]


Wind Turbine at McGlynn Middle School

As you drive up Route 93 heading north from Boston, you’ll notice something new spinning in the wind – the McGlynn Middle School in Medford, MA has a wind turbine! If you’ve been reading this blog, you already know that I’m a Prius-driving tree hugger (and proud of it) so […]


Real Estate Market Update – Medford, MA

Welcome 2009! It will be interesting to see what changes happen in the upcoming year. We’re already seeing some changes in the real estate market in Medford, MA and I’m sure I’ll surprise some people because many of the changes are positive. Medford Real Estate Statistics As of January 2009 […]


Real Estate Stats For Medford, MA

As the leaves are falling from the trees, it’s time for another update on what’s happening in the real estate market here in Medford, MA. Since most people are looking to buy or sell either a single family, a condo or a multi family home, I’ve separated out what’s happening […]


Cut Down Your Commute Time

With the high price of gas (August 2008), I’m meeting with many buyers who have decided it’s time to move either closer to work or to a commuter friendly area. Thankfully the cities of Arlington, Medford, Somerville, Malden, Melrose and the surrounding communities all have wonderful access to public transportation. […]


Medford, Somerville and Winchester Real Estate Approaches Equilibrium

t’s time, once again, to update you on what’s happening in the Medford MA area real estate market. One of the key factors I look at is absorption rates. Absorption rate is a way to look at the number of properties currently on the market and then using the number […]


Boston Globe’s Spotlight on Medford

This past Sunday (April 2008) the Boston Globe did a spotlight on the city of Medford. I want to state for the record the NO ONE in Medford calls the city “Meffa”. In fact, that is a derogatory name. Our diction may not be perfect, so I will agree that […]


City Wide Absorption Rates

Hi there, It’s time, once again, to update you on what’s happening in the local real estate market. One of the key factors I look at is absorption rates. Absorption rate is a way to look at the number of properties currently on the market and then using the number […]


City-Wide Absorption Rates

It’s time to look again at what’s happening at absorption rates in a few local cities. Absorption rate is a way to look at the number of properties currently on the market and then using the number of recent sales, allows you see how long it would take for every […]


Update on Absorption Rates

It’s been a few months since I’ve shown you what’s going on with absorption rates. Absorption rate is a way to look at the number of properties currently on the market and then using the number of recent sales, allows you see how long it would take for every property […]


Absorption Rate

Okay, what is an absorption rate and why should you care? That’s a good question and I’m glad that you asked! Absorption rate is a way to look at the number of properties currently on the market and then using the number of recent sales, allows you see how long […]