Christine Brosseau's Blog Posts

Sellers Win When Selling Now!

Win When You Sell (And When You Move)If you’re trying to decide when to sell your house, there may not be a better time than this winter. Selling this season means you can take

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Thinking of Selling? Now is a GREAT Time to Sell

Why Now Is a Great Time To Sell Your HouseAs we near the end of the year, more homeowners are realizing the benefits of today’s sellers’ market. Record-breaking home price

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Are You Worried About What's Happening With Home Prices?

What’s Happening with Home Prices?Many people have questions about home prices right now. How much have prices risen over the past 12 months? What’s happening with home values right

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Worried About Changing Mortgage Rates?

Experts Project Mortgage Rates Will Continue To Rise in 2022Mortgage rates are one of several factors that impact how much you can afford if you’re buying a home. When rates are low, they help

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Worried About a Wave of ForeClosures?

Why a Wave of Foreclosures Is Not on the WayWith forbearance plans coming to an end, many are concerned the housing market will experience a wave of foreclosures similar to what happened after the

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For Sellers: You Have Incredible Leverage in Today’s Market

Sellers Have Incredible Leverage in Today’s MarketWith mortgage rates climbing above 3% for the first time in months, serious buyers are more motivated than ever to find a home 

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Housing Challenge or Housing Opportunity? It Depends. Housing Challenge or Housing Opportunity? It Depends. | MyKCM

Housing Challenge or Housing Opportunity? It Depends.The biggest challenge in real estate today is the lack of available homes for sale. The low housing supply has caused homes throughout the

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Thinking of Selling? An Agent Can Help

Don’t Tackle Selling Your Home on Your Own – an Agent Can HelpIf you’re looking to maximize your sale and minimize your effort, you need to work with a real estate professional. In

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Fiduciary Duties and Dual Agency

It's a common misconception that real estate agents have an easy job.It's one of the reasons so many people get into real estate. It's also a reason why 85 - 90% of agents fail within the first 5

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How Long Will It Take To Sell Your Home?

How Long will it take to sell my home?I love it when people ask me questions I don’t know the answer to. (I don’t, not really.)But seriously, how long it takes to sell your home depends

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Moving in 4 Steps. Plus 6 Tips to Remove the Pain of Moving

Can I be honest with you?I feel like you’ve read something written by me before by now – so, I know I can be honest.I love packing. I love organizing. I love the feeling of

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Only 3 more months in 2021 - Should you still sell?

If you’re trying to decide whether or not to sell your house, this is the time to think seriously about making a move. Fannie Mae’s recent Home Purchase

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What Does a Real Estate Attorney Do (and Why Do You Care)?

Here you are again... learning things you didn't even know you wanted to know.Are you looking to buy a home? Or maybe, you want to sell your home? Either way, if you live in Massachusetts, you will

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Reality Check for Sellers!

Thinking of selling your home? That's awesome!Why? There's a serious shortage of homes on the market right now, but you knew that. How could you not know? I'm trying really hard not to say those

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A Story About Buyers

This is a story about buyers (sort of). As I've helped buyers navigate through this competitive market many become discouraged quickly. Why? Let's talk about this, shall we?Prices are high

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Home Valuation Sites - How Accurate Are They?

When you don't know something what is the first thing you do? You might ask a friend, your mother or some other trusted authority in your life, but the majority of people in this day and age go

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Things You Don't Know About Real Estate Agents

If you've been following me for a while, you know that I became a real estate agent because I lost my job due to the pandemic. COVID hit the retail industry hard, and my job of 27 years ended as a

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But Where will I go if I Sell?

The real estate market continues to be hot, hot, hot! Arguably, the biggest reason is because there are more buyers than sellers - which is both good for sellers, and bad for sellers.What?!? How

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The Home Selling Process - Preparation - Are you Ready?

Here we are again...Let's talk about the home selling process, and it is a process! In fact, there are people who wait and wait and wait to sell. Why? Because selling a home isn't just a.&

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Pop Quiz! Key Real Estate Terms

Pop Quiz: Can You Define These Key Terms in Today’s Housing Market?Some HighlightsThe language of buying and selling a home may sound scary at first, but knowing how key terms relate to 

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Buying Power in a Seller's Market

Unless you're living under a rock (no offense if you do, but I can help you with that!), you know the real estate market is crazy and it's a seller's market. In fact, most people will tell you how

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What is a Comparative Market Analysis and why do you need one?

Welcome back!!Did you know that real estate agents have their own language? It's true! Before I became a real estate professional if you had asked me what a CMA was I would have said, "Oh, the

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The Appraisal Gap

What To Expect as Appraisal Gaps GrowIn today’s real estate market, low inventory and high demand are driving up home prices. As many as 54% of homes are getting offers over the

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New England Girl

 If you've been checking out my blog for a while now, you know I live on beautiful Cape Cod. If you follow me on social media at all, you know I take a long walk every day, and I love sharing

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An Auction in Reverse!

In Today’s Market, Listing Prices Are Like an Auction’s Reserve PriceFor generations, the process of buying and selling a home never really changed. A homeowner would try to estimate the

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The ONE thing you MUST do BEFORE you start shopping for a house!

Hello! Welcome back! Do you have a dream? The big dream for many is home ownership. Do you really want to pay someone else's mortgage for the rest of your life? Do you really want to finance someone

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What Do You Want From Your Real Estate Agent?

Today I sat down to write my blog post, and I honestly had no idea what I was going to write. The thought that came into my head was, "I wish this was easier, but I can't write anything today.";

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The Question I'm Asked Most Often

As a real estate agent one of the questions I get asked most often is, "How long do you think this crazy market will last?" Yes, everyone wants to know how long housing prices will be this high - it

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Why Pricing Your Home Low is a Sound Strategy!

If you've been following my blog, you know the housing market is on FIRE!      Because property values are so high, sellers (and some real estate agents) are listing homes

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What you think your home is worth vs. what your home is really worth

 What your home is really worth...Hi friend! If you're thinking of selling your home (#1) you've come to the right place, and (#2) let's talk about mistakes you need to avoid making...I know

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5 Reasons to Sell Your Home This Year!

5 Reasons to Sell Your Home This Year!Why 2021 is the best year to sell…Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know the real estate market is on FIRE right now.You may have reasons

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The First Couple of Things I Learned as a New Real Estate Agent

Hi Friends!! I've been a real estate agent for a while now, and boy, oh boy! has it been a learning experience or what!?Here are the first two things that I've learned as a brand new agent with a

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An end... and a beginning!

August 22, 2020 was my last day at Gap Inc./ Banana Republic. I'm not someone who cries, but when I handed over my keys after 27 years with this great company, I couldn't even see. It really was one

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What's your worst fear?

Oh my gosh! We're all afraid of something right? I read somewhere that there are only 5 basic fears that all people fear - but that's psychology and not at all the point of this post! If you're

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Never have I ever...

Dear friends,Yesterday I wrote a post that I will never actually post. (Do you remember that game? Never have I ever...) The post was kind of interesting - it was all about my first couple

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Shiny, new license!

2020 was an interesting year - am I right?!? In some ways, it was the worst of times: shelter in place, job insecurity, not enough time with friends and family (or too much time!), fear of

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