Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison

Banker & Tradesman Staff

Jim Morrison can be reached at jmorrison@thewarrengroup.com
Tim Sullivan

Building Strength Through Housing

Tim Sullivan grew up in Brookline and attended the same schools his children do today. He has spent most of his career working in public service on issues of housing. Now the executive director of MassHousing, he and his team spend their time on creative projects to increase housing opportunities in the state.

NAR Reports National Housing Market Continued Its Recovery In 2016

The best quarterly sales pace of the year pushed available housing supply to record lows and caused price appreciation to slightly speed up in the final three months of 2016, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of Realtors. The report also revealed that sales prices in over half of measured markets since 2005 are now at or above their previous peak level.

Christopher Brown

A Man With A Plan

Christopher Brown was born and raised in Worcester. He started selling real estate there at the age of 22, and in the nearly two and half years since then, he’s moved his office out to Westborough, was named CMAR’s 2015 Rookie of the Year, and

Amy Mizner, principal Benoit, Mizner and Simon Real Estate, in their Weston office.

All Business

Amy Mizner had a successful career making television commercials and brought those skills to real estate sales.

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Saving Clients Energy And Money

Craig Foley always loved homes and architecture, so when his family’s needs exceeded what his theater career would provide, he became a Realtor. A second, concurrent career in energy procurement and management ignited a new passion for energy efficient homes and his niche

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New Homebuyers Lean Toward Smaller, Better Spaces

New homebuyers are eschewing the big but generic 3,500-square-foot “McMansions” that seemed to pop up like mushrooms after a rain in the 1990s. First-time homebuyers and downsizers alike are instead looking for more economical and functional spaces – and builders and remodelers are responding to that demand.

Real estate investment. House and coins on table.

Inventory Hits Record Lows, Not The Same In All Markets

Statewide, the MLS inventory of homes for sale hit a 16-year low in late December, according to Anthony Lamacchia, broker/owner of Lamacchia Realty. He said that at just over 14,000, inventory is less than one-third of the almost 45,000 homes on the market during the same week in 2007.

Susan Condrick

Telling A Story To Sell A Home

Susan Condrick has draws on her background in history to sell homes in and around the Belmont/Cambridge market. She pores over the details of a home while she’s walking through, listening to the owners’ stories, and often researching building permits, the local Historical Society and other sources to knit a narrative together. She says the stories help connect prospective buyers to the property for many of the same reasons the sellers originally did. This year, the approach helped her list a couple of large historic Cambridge homes.