Michael Pallares's Blog Posts

Your Top 5 Real Estate Questions Answered

 As the calendar page flips over to the last month of 2021, I wanted to hit pause to look back at the top 5 real estate questions my team and I have received from our clients, family, and

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Short-Term Rentals Trend Upward, But At What Cost to Neighborhoods?

Whether a given neighborhood is seeing more intergenerational families, single people living with roommates, or an uptick in short-term rentals, the accessory dwelling unit model (ADU) is a home

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What's In Store for Home Sellers & Home Buyers in 2022

Is it too early to say good bye and good riddance to the 2021 housing market? Perhaps. But as we officially enter the fall/winter housing market, this real estate agent cannot wait to see this year

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Will This Year's Backyard Upgrades Hold Their Value in 2022?

What do you do when you’re stuck at home and you’ve grown tired of looking at the same four walls? You do renovations! You could stick to indoor renovations, but many homeowners rolled

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7 Key Trends Expected To Shape Real Estate in 2021

So you’re thinking about buying or selling a home in Boston and you are wondering how COVID-19 might alter your plans? There are some trends to be aware of that will help you navigate through

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HOUSE HUNTING? HERE ARE MY TOP 5 TIPS TO BE A BETTER BUYER

     According to Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of REALTORS (NAR), our current, year-end housing market “could be one of the best ever for (buying a

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Plenty of Time to Catch Up on My Reading – And I’m Sure Glad

Have you found yourself taking a closer look recently at all those books and magazines you have scattered throughout your home? You know what I mean. Those must-read-now ones you pick up anytime you

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TOP 5 TIPS FOR BUYING AND SELLING A HOME AFTER THE PANDEMIC

YES, THIS TOO SHALL PASS. And, when the pandemic becomes just a bad memory, people will still need to buy and sell homes. My prediction? The Great American Dream of owning your own home will become

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