You Said What?! (about our high quality custom woodworking)

south shore millwork high quality woodworkingWe would like to share (ever so humbly) some recent unsolicited feedback we have received about our high quality custom woodworking.  We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our loyal customers for their business.  We appreciate it!

“…very impressed with the quality of all of your millwork as well as the installation.” ~General Contractor, Commercial Project, Boston, August 2012

“We appreciate South Shore Millwork’s high quality, teamwork, and can-do attitude.” ~General Contractor, Ecclesiastical Project, Metrowest, October 2012

“…very impressed with the high quality of your work.  I like the fact that you were very confident and cared about what you do.  Your shop drawings were the best I’ve seen.  Everyone I dealt with was very down to earth.”  ~Architect, Residential Project, Metrowest, October 2012

 “I wanted you to know the door package got high praise on the site from the clients, the architects and our crew.  Thanks for doing your part.” ~General Contractor, Residential Project, Boston, October 2012

 “From start to finish South Shore Millwork has been a true pleasure and partner for our recent job.  We look forward to the opportunity to work with such great craftsmen again.” ~Architect, Commercial Project, November 2012

“…all of the windows have been delivered and installed and the meeting room is ready for use…and thanks to South Shore Millwork for a quick turn around on production!!  They look and operate great!!!  What a difference!” General Contractor, Residential Project, Boston, January 2013

South Shore Millwork has built the reputation for uncompromising quality and unparalleled service; providing custom woodworking, mouldings, windows, doors, etc. throughout the Boston area and New England. Experience it for yourself!

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Interesting & Informative Housing Industry News

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Last week the S&P/Case-Shiller home price indices were released.  The monthly report is a leading measure of U.S. home prices.  The data released on January 29, 2013 showed the best yearly gain in home prices since 2006, when the housing market started to slip.

S&P/Case-Shiller reported “In the 12 months ended in November, prices rose in 19 of the 20 cities and fell in New York… Phoenix led with the fastest price rise – up 22.8% in 12 months as it posted its seventh consecutive month of double-digit annual returns.”  Closer to home, the index reported an annual increase of 2.3% in home prices in the Boston area market.

The report also mentions that “Housing is clearly recovering. Prices are rising as are both new and existing home sales.  Existing home sales in November were 5.0 million, highest since November 2009.  New home sales at 398,000 were the highest since 2010.  These figures confirm that housing is contributing to economic growth.”

Furthermore, the latest report from The Warren Group’s Banker & Tradesman says “The number of completed foreclosures in Massachusetts dropped by almost 13% in 2012 to 7,424 down from 8,531 in 2011.”

And if low interest rates, home prices rising, and the decrease in foreclosures are not positive enough signs for the housing industry, demand is outpacing supply.  Prashant Gopal reported in Bloomberg that almost a third of the listings in Washington D.C., Denver, and Seattle are under contract in two weeks or less.  Gopal goes on to say “One home in Washington attracted 168 offers in December and sold for almost twice the asking price.  About 70 people lined up last month for a lottery to select buyers for four available houses in a San Ramon, California, subdivision where, in August, bidders camped for weeks to secure purchases.”  This may be partly due to “a 12-year low in U.S. home listings that is driving up home prices and preventing transactions from returning to normal levels” according to Gopal.

Finally the future is looking brighter.