BOSTON — One of the big stories throughout the pandemic has been the crazy real estate market.
Prices soared and many houses were listed – and sold – on the same day.
Now as vacations end and we get back into our routines, many would-be buyers who got scared away from that manic scene are expected to start looking for their dream home again.
Ben and Kelsey Campbell have been sharing their 1,100 sq. foot Waltham condo with their dog Penny for a couple of years now. But with a baby on the way, they decided it was time to move.
They set their sights on getting a single-family home in the MetroWest suburbs.
“We wanted our own space,” said Ben. “I wanted a place with a yard for the dog, and for us to just sit out and enjoy the summer nights.”
“I did want separate zones,” added Kelsey. “Whether it was two floors or a bigger hallway, just kind of space to expand a little bit more.”
After seeing the surge in prices over the…