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      About Michael

      Executive Vice President of Gibson Sotheby's International Realty, Michael Carucci has been one of the most trusted names in the Boston real estate market for more than 30 years.

      Michael is one of Boston's highest producing agents and is consistently ranked in the top 1% in sales volume for the Greater Boston area. He is a recognized expert in the residential and commercial Boston real estate market and is regularly quoted in articles, appearing in the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Boston Business Journal, and Banker & Tradesman. He is also a contributing editor for Boston Common Magazine...

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      Michael's Testimonials

      Michael represented me on both the sale of my home and the purchase of a new one that better suited my family. Michael’s execution was flawless and I would highly recommend him for any of [...]

      Working with Michael is always a pleasure. Whether on a residential sale or purchase, or a larger multi-family or retail transaction, you know that your interests are being looked after by one of [...]

      Michael has an exceptional ability to uncover opportunities in an otherwise very competitive market. His follow through and execution make all the difference.

      "Michael is a star broker. By that, I mean he brings buyers and sellers together and makes deals happen. Both parties leave the closing table happy. He knows everybody and everybody knows him. [...]

      Michael is knowledgable, patient, and professional. If you’re considering a sale or purchase, I recommend Michael Carucci.

      Michael did a great job closing the deal for us per my specific requests. He is very responsive - he always picks up the phone when I call him. I highly recommend him.

      Michael Carucci's knowledge, advice, and guidance of the property market is extraordinary. Coupled with Michael's genuine concern for the welfare of the family in a stressful [...]

      "What sets Michael apart from other brokers is his attitude that the job doesn't stop when the ink dries on the closing papers. He was a tremendous help when my family and [...]

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      Staged Homes Sell Faster and Make You More Money

      According to real estate expert Barbara Corcoran, "you should never list a home without furniture". Instead, stage it. Staging (presenting a temporary platform for the space) gives buyers the opportunity to imagine it as their home, where their belongings and furniture will fit.  Staging a home does not require you to move everything out, but there are essential things you can do to offer more appeal and selling points. For example, recent trends in staging show that there is more focus on outside areas. This means more emphasis on your terrace, balcony, patio and/or exterior common area. Small changes can make a HUGE difference. 

      Staging, best left to the professionals, will show your home at it's best. Many sellers make the mistake of unrealistically pricing their homes, only to have to make a dramatic price cut because it is not selling. Statistics show that the investment in staging your home is generally less than the difference of lowering your sales price.  

      Do your homework: There are thousands of sites and videos out there with staging tips, ideas, and do's and don'ts; Search for an expert or ask your broker to refer one, who can bring fresh ideas, showcasing your homes' best features on all types of budgets, appealing to all types of people, and in the long run saving you tons of money and time! 


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