Reflections on 2018

Reflections on 2018

In early 2016, I published a blog post, Reflections: a look back at the year in real estate.

That was three years ago (can you believe it?), and many things haven’t changed…

The rental market is still perplexing, increasingly reliant on online home-rental sites. Most of the towns have rental registries now, and they’ve turned out to be inconvenient but ultimately not problematic for business…

The Pro and Cons of Listing for Sale and Rent at Once

The Pro and Cons of Listing for Sale and Rent at Once

Summer 2018 rental security deposits may still be pending, but homeowners are already looking to the 2019 season and pondering the annual question: rent or sell? Many answer that question with another: Why not try both? List the property for rent or sale and decide what to do if/when they get an offer for one or the other. It sounds like a win-win, but I can offer five reasons why it may not be all that it seems — and one reason why they should consider it.