Negotiating: Adding and Subtracting From Your Pitch

*This is the second installment of a six-part blog series regarding negotiating real estate... I mean, anything!  Previous posts:  Intro; Part 1; A flexible buyer or seller makes for a dangerous negotiator.  The more ammo you have, the more levers you can pull, the more tools in your belt creates opportunity to be creative. In baseball, a pitcher … Continue reading Negotiating: Adding and Subtracting From Your Pitch

Negotiating: What Is Your “Walk-Away” Number?

*This is the first installment of a six-part blog series regarding negotiating real estate... I mean, anything!  You can find the intro to this series here. Before any negotiation, it is crucial to know how much you are willing to spend, or accept, in order to broker a successful deal.  Determining this "walk-away" number has all … Continue reading Negotiating: What Is Your “Walk-Away” Number?

Blue Minded: Is there science behind Seacoast living?

A couple of months ago, the owners of the home next to us decided to completely renovate their two-unit property in order to maximize their earning potential in a sizzling Newburyport rental market.  In doing so, they realized that they had two trees in their backyard that obstructed a perfect view of the Merrimack River.  … Continue reading Blue Minded: Is there science behind Seacoast living?