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Posted 02/13/2014 01:00:50 EST
Scott - You ought to do some fact checking prior to posting . First - FYI - Homeowners in Natick have gotten more in bailouts from flood damage than the residents of Plum Island in the past 10 years. more »
Posted 02/12/2014 09:23:54 EST
The great 2014 home sell off ? NO .
Posted 02/11/2014 08:47:49 EST
Condos too rich . Rents have peaked . There is no hope for Boston. I am going to Austin where everything is great, ( except for the Summer temperatures, the low wages, the traffic,tornados, the po more »
Posted 02/18/2013 03:01:01 EST
Caramel - As usual your naivete is charming . Back in the 90's there were government initiatives for women owned Companies established. I believe that 5% of contracts had to be awarded to women owned more »
Posted 02/18/2013 01:10:45 EST
Thirtysomething - I agree there no biologic reason why women cannot do the job . The problem is that women lack the knowledge and expertise necessary to do the job properly because of their lack of e more »
Posted 02/18/2013 07:31:26 EST
Caramel - Sure it does. How many women play in the NFL ?
Posted 02/17/2013 09:20:38 EST
Thirtysomething - Some professions do not suit females and females in these professions are a novelty. Home Inspection is one of these professions.
Posted 02/16/2013 01:05:42 EST
thirtysomething - You got lucky . There are no good female home inspectors in MA.
Posted 02/15/2013 11:45:32 EST
icpshootyz - The statement was $150k more than they expected . The cost of renovations today is 50% lower than it was in 2003 when she bought the house so,the real number is $300 k more than when she more »
Posted 02/15/2013 09:10:50 EST
Jim - "The inspectors job is to point out fairly obvious defects (if they exist) but they are pretty much limited to visable flaws. " My point exactly. The current state of Home Inspections in MA is more »
Posted 02/15/2013 08:38:08 EST
beermeister - Kinda rough. There is not enough information in the post to come to the conclusions that you have.
Posted 02/15/2013 08:00:33 EST
This seems to be more about a POS Home Inspector not a broker. Brokers are not Home Inspectors ,( although some are wanna be inspectors).
Just goes to show that the HI law in MA is not working.
Posted 02/14/2013 02:31:40 EST
@SVV - "Of course, if things go bad, as they just might, you would also have to play banker in another, pretty unpleasant way, foreclosing on your hapless buyer." Most often in a deal like this, it more »
Posted 02/11/2013 01:52:03 EST
artie - I think that most people understand that Harvard and MIT do not pay taxes,and are clicking dislike because it is such a stupid question. It is almost as stupid as expecting Swampscott to be more »
Posted 02/11/2013 01:43:38 EST
" But there is no such thing as a "blizzard," Hmmm, so what should we now call the blizzard of 1978? The weather underground has an interesting perspective on the 2013 blizzard. The recorded more »
Posted 02/11/2013 01:33:14 EST
JML02118 Weather station KMAMARL12 recorded winds over 35mph from 11PM Friday to 2AM Saturday with gusts to 62 mph. This data is available at the weatherunderground website. Also the bouy reports fr more »
Posted 02/11/2013 10:50:13 EST
David - If you close your eyes and do not see the sun rise does that mean it did not rise ? You should to be able to disern from the brightness that the sun has risen. The same applies to the blizz more »
Posted 02/11/2013 08:32:50 EST
"Throughout the storm, virtually no official reporting station recorded a blizzard. " David - Just because offical stations broke down does not mean it was not a bilzzard. There are numerous sour more »
Posted 02/09/2013 11:00:16 EST
faceless - You are in the correct ballpark.
Posted 02/08/2013 02:47:16 EST
HOUSING IS NOT AN INVESTMENT. True , but real estate is.
Posted 02/08/2013 02:44:13 EST
"A car will NEVER increase in value and should not be considered an investment.'
I guess I made a mistake mothballing a Mercedes Gullwing and a Jag XKE in the barn.
Posted 02/08/2013 11:51:26 EST
SVV - "A home is not an investment product"
That being said ,Please explain why the townhouse I bought in the South End in 1960 for $13,000 and sold in 2005 for $1,565,000 was not a good investment.
Posted 02/07/2013 09:46:05 EST
artie - Not quite 85 yet but, heading there. When making decisions on promotions as well as layoffs - Commitment is a high consideration. Home ownership is an indication of long term commitment. more »
Posted 02/07/2013 09:39:20 EST
thisisdumb - My point exactly.
Posted 02/06/2013 08:55:34 EST
"The pair like the flexibility that renting brings - if a job opportunity pops up in another city, they are good to go." I love their commitment to their current jobs. Their attitude will lead to more »