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The first issue of the New England Real Estate Journal

In celebration of their 50th anniversary, the New England Real Estate Journal published a copy of their first newspaper from 50-years ago.  On page three you can read about the 1963 real estate market in the Hamilton. The article is called “Buyers Market In Hamilton”.

“Opinions vary as to reasons for poor market in medium price range.  One broker feels that prospective buyers fear big tax jumps and that neighboring towns with lower taxes and assessment policies have better sales. Other brokers disagree with this theory and say people will pay more in taxes if they see more in benefits such as a new school, library, swimming pool, etc.”

Click here to read the short article (PDF, 12 pages)

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