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Massachusetts Named the Number 1 State to Raise a Family!

Massachusetts captured the No. 1 spot thanks to second-place rankings in the affordability and education/child care categories. The state also boasted the third lowest infant mortality rate and the fifth-highest percentage of residents 12 years old and older who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Father and Son

Two Ways Homebuyers Can Win in Today’s Market

If your goal is to purchase a home this year, you might be looking for any advantage you can get in today’s sellers’ market. While competition is still fierce for homebuyers, there are ways you can win and secure the home of your dreams, even in a hot market.Act Early and Save

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A Return to ‘Normal’? The State of Real Estate in 2022

A Return to ‘Normal’? The State of Real Estate in 2022

Last year was one for the real estate history books. The pandemic helped usher in a buying frenzy that caused home prices to soar nationwide by a record 19.9%. However, there were signs in the fourth quarter that the red-hot housing market was beginning to simmer down. In the month of October, only 60.3% of sales involved a bidding war—down from a high of 74.5% in April.2

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Handholding Houses

2021 Top 10 News Stories from our “Real News You Can Use” Newsletters.

2021 was a fascinating year for the real estate market — particularly in the Greater Boston Area. Over the past 12 months. The Hickman-Coen Home Team tracked all the breaking news in our “Real News You Can Use” newsletters. Check out the stories which most interested our readers in 2021

2022 will be our 6th Year Publishing “Real News You Can Use.”

Thank you for your continued readership!

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