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Crowdsourcing insights into a slumping housing market in Boston

December 11 will mark the 9th anniversary of joining http://BostonBubble.com, a forum for homebuyers to crowdsource insights during the real estate recession.  Over that period, Real Estate Cafe contributed over 100 posts, and two offer context for the current housing market.  Obviously, they were

Posted in "We" companies, #REonTap, Bubble Hour, Bubble map, Housing bubble, Market trends, Price reductions, Savings & Rebates, Seasonality, Sweetest Deals

What’s really happening with luxury single-family homes across Massachusetts?

When it comes to real estate stats (or should I say spin?), Lily Tomlin was right: “No matter how cynical you become, it’s never enough to keep up.”  Blog posts and press releases last week from Redfin, Mass. Association of

Posted in Bidding wars, Bubble Hour, Buyer agent, Defensive Homebuying, Dual Agency Detective, Luxury buyer agent, Luxury homes, Million Dollar Markdowns, Price reductions, Sweetest Deals

Following #My2K? Why not turn Mansion Cliff into #My$200K (or more)!

Black Friday and CyberMonday have come and gone, but a blog post before Thanksgiving asking why there isn’t a real estate equivalent got us thinking and analyzing data. Then when President Obama launched the #My2k campaign to raise awareness about

Posted in Change Agents, commission rebate, Commission Reform, Fee-for-service, In the News, Luxury homes, M$M, Market trends, Million Dollar Markdowns, Price reductions, Savings & Rebates, Seasonality, Sweetest Deals, Timing the market

Learn how to use QR codes to find Sweet Deals

To celebrate it’s 16th birthday, The Real Estate Cafe is looking for 16 tech savvy homebuyers eager to experiment with new money-saving tools and approaches to home buying. Looking for Sweet Deals?  Our newly redesigned MLS interface allows you to

Posted in Creative class, DIY Homebuyers, Extreme Househunting, Fee-for-service, Listing buyers, Million Dollar Markdowns, Price reductions, reVRM, Savings & Rebates, Social Networking, Sweetest Deals, Tech Trends, Tipping Policy, Valentine's Day

Updating Million Dollar Markdowns

Greetings, Boston.com readers, The Real Estate Cafe is in the process of updating our database of “Million Dollar Markdowns” featured in the Boston Globe story, Luxury for Less, and will release more information soon.  In the meantime, we invite you

Posted in Bubble map, Defensive Homebuying, Luxury homes, Luxury housing, M$M, Market trends, Million Dollar Markdowns, Price reductions, Price trends, Real Estate Bubble, Savings & Rebates, Sweetest Deals

SuperBowl’s not the only game in town, take a walking tour of Super Price Reductions

Looks like Boston.com has added some graphics to their article, Year’s end lifts sales of condos in Boston, and is recycling it on the landing page of their Real Estate section for SuperBowl weekend.  Glad that visibility gives The Real

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