Blog :: 02-2020

WFEE Trivia Bee tonight - come and support the Sothe-bees!

Bee lucky!! The WFEE Trivia Bee is tonight, Wednesday February 12th at Winchester Town Hall. Come down from 7pm to cheer on the Sothe-bees team of Katie TullyMariette Scheele and I-Ching Scott, who are competing against other local business teams for the trivia crown. It's all for a great cause - the Winchester Foundation for Educational Excellence (WFEE) raises funds to support students and teachers in the Winchester Public Schools. We couldn't be prouder to be their Business Partner.

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    A Decade in Review - Winchester Housing Market 2010 - 2019

    Over the past 10 years there has been a lot of change in the Winchester MA housing market.  We took some time at the beginning of the new decade to look back and review the changes since 2010.

    From 2010 - 2019 the average sales price of a single-family home has increased 62%, and the days on market is down 40%.  Homes are moving faster and selling for more.  The market has also grown - the number of homes sold increased by 22% and overall $ sales volume was up a staggering 97% in the past 10 years.

    The housing composition in Winchester has also changed.  Although the number of single-family homes has grown slightly, the biggest change has been in the number of condos in town.  There are also fewer multi-family homes in Winchester than there were in 2010 -12% fewer in fact.

    Another difference is the price range of homes in town.  In 2010, 63% of homes sold were in the $500,000 to $1m price bracket, but by 2019 50% of homes sold were priced between $1M and $2M.  And the percentage of homes sold over $2M increased from 1% in 2010 to 21% by the end of the decade.

    So the market has certainly changed, but what does that mean for you?  Let one of our experienced agents guide you through the figures and work out what it all means for your particular situation.  For well over a decade we have remained your trusted, full-service agency with experienced, ethical professionals who are ready to serve you.  Get in touch to find out the value of your home in today's market.

     

     

     

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      What's Happening in February?

      We've made it through January and so far winter has been kind to us! Who knows what weather February will bring, but it does bring a whole bunch of fun events and one extra day to enjoy them! Here are some you shouldn't miss, including a Valentine Festival in Medford, a sing-a-log in Arlington and bingo with a twist in Winchester!   

      Feb 8th - Annual Valentine Family Festival, Medford

      Feb 8th and 9th - Chocolate Festival, Lexington

      Feb 12th - WFEE Trivia Bee, Winchester 

      Feb 14th - Musical Bingo, Winchester 

      Feb 17th - 23rd - The Wizard of Oz Sing-A-Long, Arlington

      Feb 19th - 23rd - Disney on Ice, Boston

      Feb 19th - Climate and Wildlife Watch, Middlesex Fells 

      Feb 21st - 23rd - New England Home Show, Boston 

      Feb 29th - Taste of Carnival, Cambridge 

      Feb 29th - Sugaring Off Tours, Topsfield

      The milder than usual weather has sparked a surge in real estate activity, and there are already many active buyers looking for homes. If you are thinking of making a move, get in touch to find out what your home is worth today.

      Have a wonderful month!

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