Should I buy or should I rent?, or Why I hate TV!

Posted by Michael DiMella on Fri, Nov 21, 2008

I now have a feeling of what it must be like to be a reality TV star.  There's nothing quite like taking 10 minutes of video and interview and cutting it down to about 20 seconds for a local TV news sound bite.  Have a look at my (very brief!) interview on the Channel 5 WCVB TV news broadcast Wednesday night:

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Tags: renting, buying

Having trouble selling your condo?

Posted by Michael DiMella on Mon, Aug 25, 2008

Several of our clients this year have been faced with the decision to either sell their condo in Boston or to rent it instead.  Depending on your circumstances, it may make sense to think about renting.  But there are some potential disadvantages to that option as well.  This pros and cons list (from bankrate.com) is a good starting point for your decision making process, but more importantly is really knowing the market in which you will be putting your property (whether or not it is the sales or rental market, for that matter).

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Tags: selling, renting