Amy Harbeck's Blog ‘It’s mind-boggling’: On Cape Cod, soaring home prices create an unprecedented seller’s market The lead Boston Globe article today quotes me, one of my clients, and others as we try to articulate just how unprecedented the current market is on Cape Cod! Read at  https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/05/20/metro/its-mindboggling-cape-cod-home-prices-are-soaring-creating-an-unprecedented-sellers-market/
Amy Harbeck's Blog Is This the Year to Sell My House? If one of the questions you’re asking yourself is, “Should I sell my house this year?” consumer sentiment about selling today should boost your confidence in the right direction. Even with the current health crisis that continues to challenge our nation, Americans still feel good about selling a house. Here’s why. According to the latest Home Purchase Sentiment […]
Amy Harbeck's Blog To Renovate or Not To Renovate Before You Sell When thinking about selling, homeowners often feel they need to get their house ready with some remodeling to make it more appealing to buyers. However, with so many buyers competing for available homes right now, renovations may not be as vital as they would be in a more normal market. Here are two things to keep in […]
Amy Harbeck's Blog Keep, Toss or Ask: What Homeowners Can and Can’t Leave Behind When Selling Their Home Key insights When selling, it’s important not to burden the new owners by leaving behind items they didn’t ask for. Some items, like manuals, warranties and spare parts, can be left behind as a convenience to the new owners. When in doubt about what to leave behind, consult your REALTOR® who can provide an expert […]
Amy Harbeck's Blog Homeowners: Beware of the Knock on the Door
Amy Harbeck's Blog Luxury Market Outlook The real estate market is hot, but what about luxury markets now and in the future? Read the Luxury Portfolio International study of the world’s most affluent households at http://pb.rismedia.com/article/view/116642/7059859/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email
Amy Harbeck's Blog 2020 Kinlin Grover Real Estate Awards Announced! Thanks to the trust and loyalty of my clients, I am happy to announce 4 company awards presented virtually to me last night. Of the 450+ agents, I ranked in the top 10 agents for production, was #3 for “Number of Units Sold,” and tied for 3rd place for “Most listings.” I also received the […]
Amy Harbeck's Blog 7 Key Trends Expected To Shape Real Estate in 2021     2021 will, we all hope, be the year we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, vaccinated and ready to resume some of the regular activities that we’ve had to do without for so long.  In terms of the real estate market, this will hopefully mean things like return to more in-person showings and more […]
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Amy Harbeck's Blog Cape Cod Holiday Lights Enjoy this Cape Cod holiday postcard and see below for a list of holiday light displays across the Cape. Pilgrim Monument, Provincetown Lobster Pot Tree, Provincetown Lighting Up Orleans Harwich Cultural Center Holiday Light Show Harwich Neighborhoods Christmas Lights Barnstable Festival of Lights Sandwich Giants Heritage Museum and Gardens Aglow, Sandwich
Amy Harbeck's Blog Real Estate Tsunami! Dear Friends, Where do I begin since I last wrote? For me, the summer raced by in a tsunami of real estate transactions! Quite frankly, I have never been so busy in my life! The frenzy of buyer activity I described last spring only increased this summer and broke records in Cape Cod real estate […]
Amy Harbeck's Blog If you had told me… Back in March, if anyone had said I would have 8 properties under contract by the end of May, I would never have believed it! But suddenly, the current real estate market on Cape Cod is HOT! Remember the opening of the flood gates the experts were talking about? It is happening way sooner than […]
Amy Harbeck's Blog Cape Cod Real Estate Update     Cape Cod Real Estate Update Hello, Hoping this finds you and yours well and comfortable. If you need a break from the news and are curious about what is happening in Cape Cod real estate, it has been a surprising week: Had 1 showing at my unoccupied listing. (The buyers’ agent used the […]
Amy Harbeck's Blog This is NOT like the last time! 5 Simple Graphs Proving this is NOT Like the Last Time With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. The feeling is understandable. Ali Wolf, Director of Economic Research at the real […]
Amy Harbeck's Blog Call your lender! Mortgage rates are crazy low right now! If you haven’t checked with your lender lately about how much house you can afford, time to rework the numbers!  Some buyers have been pleasantly surprised and open houses on the Cape were busy this past weekend! However, sellers may prefer to just do individual showings starting this […]
Amy Harbeck's Blog Be Kind I had to share this email I received from Ken Estridge this morning. Ken Estridge is a Certified Executive Coach & Business Growth Expert, Author & Speaker out of Boston, MA. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did! Click here to visit Ken’s blog for more inspiring content! Kindness Never Goes Out of […]
Amy Harbeck's Blog 2019 Cape Cod Farmers’ Markets Time to buy at local Cape Cod Farmers’ Markets! Find their schedules, websites/social media, and special events here courtesy of Amy Harbeck! Sundays Brewster Historical Society Farmers’ Market Sundays 9:30 am – 12:30 pm 51 Drummer Boy Road  Windmill Village at Drummer Boy Park June 23rd – September 8th (No market on September 1st) Harvest […]
Amy Harbeck's Blog It’s Cape Cod Baseball Season! PSA Brewster Whitecaps & Stony Brook Elementary from Lower Cape TV on Vimeo 2019 Cape Cod Baseball League Season begins June 10th! One of my favorite summertime activities is going to see a Cape Cod Baseball League game!
Amy Harbeck's Blog Kinlin Grover Real Estate Awards Night at Chatham Bars Inn!! Always fun to celebrate our 2018 accomplishments with colleagues & friends! Kinlin Grover remains #1, selling more real estate than any other company on the Cape!   My personal awards included “Diamond Elite” for customer service plus these production rankings: #2 KG agent for number of transactions #3 KG agent for number of properties listed […]