New Listings on February 1

Just a few New Listings:

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Open Houses Sunday January 29

Here are today’s Open Houses:

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Marblehead Open Houses
Swampscott Open Houses
Salem Open Houses
Beverly Open House

And these recent articles: (more…)

New Listings week ending January 27

Just a few New Listings:

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Open Houses weekend January 28/29

Here are this weekend’s Open Houses (an updated list for Sunday will be posted tomorrow at 8 a.m.):

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Marblehead Open Houses
Swampscott Open Houses
Salem Open Houses
Beverly Open House

And these recent articles: (more…)

New Listings mid-week January 25

Just a few New Listings:

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Open Houses Sunday January 22

Here are today’s Open Houses:

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Marblehead Open Houses
Swampscott Open Houses
Salem Open Houses
Beverly Open House

And these recent articles: (more…)

New Listings week ending January 20

Just a few New Listings:

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Open Houses weekend January 21/22

Here are this weekend’s Open Houses (an updated list for Sunday will be posted tomorrow at 8 a.m.):

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Marblehead Open Houses
Swampscott Open Houses
Salem Open Houses
Beverly Open House

And these recent articles: (more…)

New Listings mid-week January 18

A still small number of New Listings:

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HOW AND WHEN WILL HOUSING REBOUND?

National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) Chief Economist Robert Dietz recently provided this housing industry overview in the bi-weekly e-newsletter Eye on the Economy.

Housing data for the end of 2022 illustrate a market continuing to weaken because of low housing affordability, largely as a result of elevated mortgage interest rates. At the start of 2023, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate is near 6.5%, down from a near 20-year high of 7.1% in early November.

However, forecasters expect the Federal Reserve will end its path of rate increases at the end of the first quarter. This should lead to sustainable declines for mortgage rates in the second half of 2023 and into 2024, enough to spur a rebound for single-family construction.

And more construction is needed over the long term: A new NAHB study estimates the housing market is underbuilt by 1.5 million homes. (more…)

Open Houses Sunday January 15

Here are today’s Open Houses:

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Marblehead Open Houses
Swampscott Open Houses
Salem Open Houses
Beverly Open House

And these recent articles: (more…)