Special Mortgage Limits on Nantucket

In the residential mortgage industry, there are conforming loans (lower rates) and non-conforming loans (higher rates).  Conforming loans adhere to rules set by the government agencies Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae.  More than 90% of residential mortgages are backed by these agencies.  They set the amount on the

Nantucket Coco

Meet Erikka Perkin’s dog: Coco, the Giant Chuhuahua! Coco is an uncharacteristically friendly Chihuahua. From the first day we brought her home she made it her mission to win over Moxie and Lily, our much less friendly Shiba Inus.  Lily was particularly prickly and tried to establish boundaries in an

Recent Changes: Week Ending Wednesday, March 20, 2019

32 York Street

32 York Street Town $1,895,000 Price Change Days on Market: 15 Bed: 4 Bath: 3.5 Well maintained, air conditioned, 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath, Huge yard and has a great floor plan. Outside there are beautiful gardens, a large brick patio, decks and room for a pool. Off street parking for

What is a BPO?

BPO…What is it? A Broker Price Opinion (BPO) is a method used to value real estate. It is the simplest, quickest and least expensive practice. The BPO is prepared by a real estate agent and is the opinion/estimate of the potential future selling price of a property.  Depending on state

New Real Estate Listings: Week Ending Monday, March 18, 2019

9 Pilgrim Road

9 Pilgrim Road Cliff $2,775,000 Bed: 0 Bath: 0 Wonderful opportunity to build on an oversized, rear lot abutting nearly four acres of Nantucket Land Bank property in the desirable Cliff area. Current plans by Sophie Metz Design include a long, private approach to this 18,000 s.f. property that would

Nantucket Property Transfers: Week Ending Friday, March 15, 2019

6 West Way

6 West Way Fishers Landing $1,252,000 Days on Market: Bed: 6 Bath: 4.5 FORECLOSURE Resale 6 Corby Way Mid Island $1,175,000 Days on Market: 39 Bed: 4 Bath: 3.5 Recently renovated house and cottage on oversized lot in private, convenient location. House and cottage are well separated making multiple uses

Nantucket Office Pets

Meet Ken Beaugrand’s dog: Jack Cooper A 13 year old Norwich Terrier. This little “devil” dog was born on 6/6/06!  Far from being a mischievous sprite, Jack is very independent, loyal, affectionate and always greets Ken with unadulterated love when he returns home.  Jack is photographed here on his Spring

Recent Changes: Week Ending Wednesday, March 13, 2019

41 Autopscot Circle

41 Autopscot Circle Nashaquisset $999,000 Off Market Days on Market: 22 Bed: 3 Bath: 2.5 Bright and open ‘Madaket’ style home tucked off Autopscot Circle with a shell driveway and charming front porch. Rewarding amenities in the idyllic Nashaquisett neighborhood include a community pool and two Har Tru tennis courts,

CMA What is it?

What is a CMA? The Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) is the method used by most real estate agents to help determine the listing price of a property.  It is an excellent guide for the agent and owner to assess the current competing listings and comparable sold listings to formulate a