Real Estate

Lowell Real Estate in 2021

Here’s my review of local real estate activity and trends in 2021. This originally appeared in the January 2022 edition of the Merrimack Valley Housing Review. The real estate boom that began along with the pandemic continued through much of 2021 according to recording statistics from the Middlesex North Registry…

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Lowell Real Estate thru 3Q 2020

The pandemic has brought many surprises. Most have been dangerous or disturbing but some, like the performance of the local real estate market, have been positive. Driven by historically low interest rates, the mortgage business is booming. During September, the number of mortgages recorded in Lowell was up 29 percent…

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“The Architect of Lowell” – Handsome Houses and the Middlesex County Jail ~ Lowell

Many blog followers know Joe Orfant – a Lowell/Belvidere native who has on many occasions offered programs for the Lowell Historical Society. Joe’s Linked-In page notes: ” Experienced Environmental Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. Skilled in Urban Planning, Environmental Awareness, Construction, Conservation Issues,…

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Greater Lowell Real Estate Review

It looks like the real estate market continues to flatten out. There is still a shortage of houses for sale, so if you’re selling you will probably be successful and get a good price, but overall the market has slowed, especially for mortgage refinancings. As the following monthly numbers show,…

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