Tiny Little Houses

Tiny homes are on the rise after years of enormous square footage being the norm. And when I say tiny, I don’t just mean small. A tiny home is usually 500 square feet or under. You won’t be surprised to know that those who subscribe to this new real estate initiative agree that they are … More Tiny Little Houses

Hingham Public High School Gets High Ranking and an A+ for 2016

Hingham Public High School is the only South Shore public high school to rank in the top 25 in all of Massachusetts. Progressive research site Niche.com lists Hingham Public High School at #24 on their list of Massachusetts public high schools. The detailed profile shows strengths, some weaker areas and includes 23 pages of personal commentary by mostly Hingham high school students. … More Hingham Public High School Gets High Ranking and an A+ for 2016

The Federal Reserve and the Real Estate Market

What is the Federal Reserve? The Federal Reserve is not federal and it is not a reserve. The Federal Reserve System is the central bank of the United States. The primary functions of the Federal Reserve are to create and maintain monetary policies, supervision, regulation and financial services. When Congress created the Federal Reserve Act … More The Federal Reserve and the Real Estate Market

Staging in Today’s Real Estate Market

What is staging? Staging your home in the real estate market is more specifically called “Home Staging.” In Great Britain they call it “property presentation,” or “property styling, and in Sweden the term is “homestyling.” It is serious business these days, and even commands the need for an International Association of Home Staging Professionals which … More Staging in Today’s Real Estate Market

Hingham Real Estate Trends: Home Sales Up by 6%

Plymouth County Monthly Report from the Plymouth County Registry of Deeds reports that home sales and mortgage applications continue to be on the rise for the month of October, 2015. Nationally, the pace of both markets tends to slow as we begin the holiday season. However, the numbers in home sales and mortgages in October 2015 matched … More Hingham Real Estate Trends: Home Sales Up by 6%