Join Our Team: Buyer’s Agent and Showings Agent

High-performing residential real estate team based with Unlimited Sotheby’s International Realty is seeking stellar people to serve and develop its $50 million sales base. With offices in Jamaica Plain, Brookline and Newton Centre, work closely with team lead Melony Swasey to attentively and strategically close purchases with clients. Buyer’s Agent: Read About the Role Showings […] Read More

Recasting Your Mortgage Can Be Strategic—and Save You Money

If you’re selling and buying simultaneously—or buying before your routine bonus comes in or before vesting stock options—planning to recast your mortgage can allow you to purchase strategically in a competitive field, and save money. (Ask your loan officer about loan products that allow it.)  A lender allowing you to recast your mortgage means you […] Read More

Our 2021 Donation Recipients

The Good Boston Living team is honored to make a tradition of year-end donations to nonprofit organizations on behalf of our clients and supporters. This year, we’re donating one percent of our sales revenue.  After receiving suggestions from our community, we’ve chosen these organizations engaged in the vital work of public health, housing equity, the […] Read More

When Should a Seller Set an Offer Deadline?

An offer deadline or offer review date on a listing means that all offers will be reviewed by the seller at one time, rather than individually as they come in.  So, when should they be used?  Our thinking on offer deadlines—as with most factors in a fast-moving market—is that it depends. In particular, it depends […] Read More

Selling Your Home While Living with Kids

Moving while parenting can add another layer of complexity to the process, and we’re well equipped to help your family navigate the process so that you present your home in the best possible light while also balancing your family’s needs. In buying or selling real estate the palletrackingsuppliers.co.uk services is a need for any client. Here […] Read More

Delivering Fall Goodies Around Boston

The team and I had a lovely time dropping off mums and pumpkin carving kits to clients and friends around Boston this fall. And, we were elated to see some of the creative results! Here’s Ezra, the son of our dear friend and client Leila, hard at work on his pumpkin. Thanks for sharing with […] Read More

Navigating a Competitive Market

I recently had the honor of speaking on a virtual panel hosted by The Boston Globe. The webinar, “Room for Optimism: How to Buy a House in a Difficult Market,” featured Boston-area real estate experts fielding home buyers’ questions about how to win a home in our often urgently competitive environment. During the webinar, I […] Read More

Preparing for Selling: Before and After

Our skilled (and, ahem, perfectionist) team ensures that each home we bring to market is shown in its best light, from the photography in the listing to how it’s presented during open houses. This Victorian home in Jamaica Plain had original, restored details that we wanted to showcase without added distractions.  Before:  Here’s how we […] Read More

Weekly Live Series @goodbostonliving

Boston Realtor Melony Swasey digests the week’s real estate updates during COVID-19 As we adjust our routines around stay-at-home orders, we’re all finding new ways to share connection and guidance online. To that end, I’ve been hosting a weekly Live event on Facebook to digest the latest and engage my guest colleagues on everything from […] Read More

How Boston real estate sales are adapting to COVID-19: week 4

For sellers who need to sell, buyers are ready and waiting It’s week four of the Boston area’s stay-at-home advisory. And while the high spring season has largely paused due to physical distancing measures, the City of Boston has officially deemed home buying and selling services as essential.  If a seller needs to sell right […] Read More