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By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 11
Price Reduced, New Pictures, Newton Luxury House.  Every Realtor® and agent alike faces this situation.  You have a great listing, lots of people are coming to see the home, the home is in move in condition, it is ready to go but it is not going the question is why?  There is not one reason, but ...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 3
Newton Festival of the Arts #NewtonArtsFest is a month long celebration of the Arts, Music, Culture, Dance and the Written and Spoken Word in Newton MA all of May. There will be 57 events spread out over the 31 days of the month.  Children, Teens and Adults will perform, sing, dance and share the...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 2
Living with the Millionaires, Newton MA.  The Boston Globe ran some articles yesterday in their regional sections showing where all the Millionaires live.  As is typical of the Globe, while their statistics shown were most likely accurate, they missed showing any median, which is the more importa...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 26
Home delivery milkman's son's story about real estate. Growing up in Doylestown, Pa back in the days when people didn't lock their doors, left their car keys in the ignition and knew their neighbors I had the privilege to join my father in his job.  He was a home delivery milkman.  Beginning with...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 0
The Needle in the Haystack, Newton Luxury Home. With all the inventory of luxury properties available right now in Newton it takes some focus to pull out the wheat from the chaff. In many areas there is not enough inventory on the market right now, but this is not the case with Newton luxury home...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 2
Updating Newton Luxury Homes and Farlow Hill. There are 53 properties that are in the $2,100,000 and above range in Newton right now. That is a lot of inventory, but on closer inspection there are some real deals in here as well as some very overpriced properties.  All statistics come from the Gr...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 1
Newton Luxury Housing Market Report April 2015. Report statistics come from MLSPIN.  Luxury is defined as the top 10% of the MLS market.  Since MLSPIN includes towns like Brockton and other lower priced neighborhoods the Luxury market will begin around $880,000.  In Newton the top 10 percent of t...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 0
Newton MA Pride; Newton MA Real Estate is something to consider as you choose your new home and community.  Newton is a town made up of 13 distinct villages that each have their own center and sense of pride, but taken together Newton is a powerhouse of vitality, diversity, beauty and accessibili...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 9
Heartbreak Hill, Newton MA Location, Location. Any runner knows this stretch of road through beautiful Newton on the way to the finish line of the famed Boston Marathon.  A turn East onto Beacon Street off Centre Street begins the trek up.  The homes that line Beacon Street are beautiful and stat...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 3
Newton Luxury Market today, March 30 2015. There are 33 listings in the MLSPIN system here in the Boston area with values above $2,100,000.  Newton is a town comprised of 13 villages each with their own distinct flavor, town centers and stores.  The cohesive effect of these differences is that th...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 3
Newton MA Luxury Housing Report March 30 2015  Luxury is defined as the top ten percent of the local market.  In Newton that is usally starting at around $2,100,000 which is where this report starts.  With 176 houses on the market and 52 listings in this report the number would have to be higher ...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 3
Newton Festival of the Arts May 2015 will be another celebration of the vast diversity of interests and arts.  May 2015 was declared as "Festival of the Arts" month by Mayor Setti Warren.  Art, music and cultural events are very important to any community and they are especially rich and diverse ...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 0
Newton Luxury Real Estate Today.  The spring market is upon us right now. Here is an MLSPIN update for the Greater Boston Area.  It covers today and the last 30 days. These first numbers are for all Luxury Properties above the MLS minimum of $880,000.  We also know that Newton Luxury listing pric...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 2
Newton Luxury Home 1, Ice Dams 0  Say what you want about new construction, but give me a building that has stood the test of time and time again.  114 Shornecliffe was a luxury home when it was built on, then Nonantum Hill, now Farlow Hill in 1911.  This house has graciously endured countless st...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 2
Boston Area Move In Homes Luxury Housing Report Feb 27-15  As a Million Dollar Guild member of the Institute for International Luxury Home Marketing (ILHM) I have access to deep insight into the analytics of the Luxury Housing Reports internationally and in our Boston area.  Newton will be differ...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 0
Newton Luxury Housing Report Feb 13 2015. These statistics are gathered from the Greater Boston Association of Realtors® ,GBAR for it's MLS, multiple listing service.  MLSPIN.  Luxury is defined by the top ten percent of the Sold prices in a town.  The Luxury number begins at $2,100,000 in Newton...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 0
Best of Newton Luxury 114 Shornecliffe Road, 2014. Over the last couple of weeks we have shared a number of new stories and more details on ongoing stories. A 2 minute video tour of the property is one of our recent favorites.  It is a way to walk through, around and from above this property and ...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 7
You won't know what your lost until it's gone. Isn't this true so often in our lives.  It is easier to do nothing than to take action.  I see this all the time with Buyers in real estate.  They go out looking for something just right. They have a list of the needs and wants.  They know their pric...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 2
Newton MA Luxury Housing Market Report Jan 2015. Over the last 30 days there are 46 properties that have been on the MLS here in Newton that were Active, Under Agreement, Sold, Expired or Canceled. This report gives you a snapshot of what is going on in this market right now.  If you have a prope...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 64
Prospecting is the real business even though we are in the real estate business.  In most states it is not too difficult to get your license to sell real estate. It is always less time and less money than any college degree. Lots of people have their license.  The low income averages of real esta...

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