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How Low Rents Can Kill You

Perception is reality.  I once heard that the popular Peloton bikes were once half the price than they are now. At that price point, they had a really difficult time selling. After a re-brand and price increase they have now become the most popular at-home exercise brand on the market today.  How does RAISING the price actually help?  For starters, it invokes a quality that otherwise may not be assumed. Giving the product the gravitas- whether that’s a high price or shiny accoutrements- will help give it value. Something the consumer can see/touch/feel or at the very least, perceive.  There…

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Home Buying

Ready to buy a house? First timer? READ THIS!

3 Things Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Do Before Shopping As a first-time homebuyer, you may be overwhelmed by the entire process. Fortunately, you can do three simple tasks before you start shopping that will make the whole process easier. 1. Put Your Finances in Order The time to organize your finances is several months out from the time when you plan to purchase. Credit Don't just assume you have good credit, even if you pay everything on time and carry little to no debt. Mistakes on your credit report, forgotten collection accounts, or a lack of suitable credit accounts…

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Property Management Tips

Let’s Talk Rental Property Value

Five ways to Increase the Value of Your Rental Property If you own a rental property, you should always be looking for best ways to increase the rental value of the property or to maximize the amount that someone will pay to rent the home. Making changes to your property can make it more enticing for renters and should even entice them to pay more in…

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Kingston Local

PopSmith

COOLIDGE CORNER POP UP ALERT!  If you haven’t been in Coolidge Corner, Brookline recently, you may not have noticed that something p cool popped up at the old Peet’s Coffee space at the corner of Green St. & Harvard St.  Our friends at the Brookline Booksmith sprouted a neat little pop up appropriately named PopSmith and it’s cute as hell! It features bargain books and will host mini, seasonal events and gift wrapping services.  Did we mention it’s cute as hell?? Signage is going up as we speak! THAT’S how new this sucker is! Have…

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Kingston Local

Cider in the City

We have something pretty special and pretty exclusive for you to do TOMORROW evening. Don’t worry, we won’t strap you with obligations that are long, annoying and uninspired. Here, you can show up, have a couple of quick drinks, enjoy some live music, eat some good cheese and DIP! All within 2 hours.  Cider in the City is being hosted by Allandale Farm in Brookline. We will do a full blown Kingston Local on Allandale Farm later on but for now, let’s talk about this little 2hr celebration happening Thursday, November 7th from 6-8pm.  Cider in the City celebrates the…

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