Rutledge Properties Agents

The earlier, the better: taking advantage of an early Spring Market

The Spring Market has started early this year! We have had a flurry of listings that are selling as quickly as they are put on the market. Interest rates are still historically low. Check out all the sales on our newspaper ad to see just how fast homes are selling:

Are you thinking of buying but wonderfing if you should wait until May? You may miss out if you wait.Take some time to browse our site and search for homes you'd like to see, Then, email us or call 781-235-4663 and our agents will be happy to show you these fine homes and give you valuable information as you prepare to purchase your new home.

And if you are thinking of selling, now is a great time! There are many people who may be interested in your home. Contact us today!

Think you don't need a real estate agent? Think again.


Considering buying or selling your home without the help of a real estate agent? After reading this, you may change your mind.

Rutledge Properties' experienced and caring agents can meet all of your real estate needs. Check out our agent bios on our website and contact us for a free marketing proposal on your home.

Trying to sell you home? Check out these tips for how to sell it fast!


While there are no guarantees in the housing market, there are some key strategies home owners can use to sell their property quickly.

Start with the right price

Find out how much your house is worth, and then reduce that number by 15 to 20 percent. This may feel like a risk, but it is a tried-and-true way to get fast, multiple offers on a home in pretty much any housing market.

Get the right broker – and listen to them

Play the agent field and make sure you find a broker that is informed, professional and embraces technology. Your broker should be an expert on your market, and should have many different tools at his or her disposal to get your house sold – so be sure to listen to their advice and heed their experience.

Rutledge Properties features cream-of-the-crop agents determined to present your home in the best light. You can be assured that your home is in good hands with a Rutledge agent. Visit our About page for more about our agents.

Focus on first impressions

Buyers will judge your property before they even step foot into it, so first impressions are everything. Over 80% of home buyers first view a home online, making this step crucial for getting buyers in the door. Spend some time staging the house properly and invest in some professional photography to make sure the property makes an impact online. Photos should be bright and well-composed.

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We Welcome Susie Gear as Our Newest Sales Agent

tech <div><a href=""> <img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-3032" src="" alt="susie 2014 for web" width="253" height="300"/></a>Rutledge Properties welcomes back Susie Gear as a member of their dedicated team of realtors. As a former realtor with 15 years of experience in sales, marketing and branding, she is excited to return to Rutledge and focus her career on real estate in the Wellesley market and surrounding towns.</div> <div>As your realtor, Susie will oversee the entire process of buying and selling your home with the upmost integrity and professionalism. With her knowledge of the current market she will manage presentations, marketing and negotiations with great expertise. Susie will listen to your wants and needs and help you find a house that becomes your home. As someone who has moved extensively, Susie can help you with every detail of a local move or a much larger relocation.</div> <div>Susie lives in Wellesley with her husband and two sons. Her boys attend the Wellesley schools and the family is involved in many local activities.</div> <div>If you would like to receive daily email listing updates or a complimentary market analysis of your home, please feel free to contact Susie at at <strong>508-259-8908</strong> or you can email her at <a title="Susie Gear" href="" target="_blank"></a>.</div>

Welcome to Joan Mankoff, the latest addition to our outstanding roster of Rutledge Properties agents

tech <p>[caption id="attachment_1784" align="alignright" width="264"]<a href= "" rel="attachment wp-att-1784"><img class="size-medium wp-image-1784" style="margin-left: 6px; margin-right: 6px;" title="Joan Mankoff" alt="joan for the web" src= "" width="264" height="300" /></a> Joan Mankoff[/caption] </p> <p>Rutledge Properties is pleased to announce that Joan Mankoff has joined our staff of exceptional realtors.</p> <p>Joan has lived in Wellesley for over 12 years and has a strong knowledge of the area. Her children attend the Wellesley public schools and she has been involved in school organizations, local volunteer groups and community activities for several years.</p> <p>Joan and her husband started their family here in Wellesley, moved out of state and relocated back to Wellesley when their children were school age. With this particular experience in hand, she can help clients going through the relocation process.</p> <p>Joan graduated from Emory University and brings over 15 years of public relations and marketing experience to her new position at Rutledge.</p> <p>Joan would be happy to help you with your real estate needs. She is eager to put her marketing and communications experience, in-depth knowledge of Wellesley, and enthusiasm to work for you! She can be reached on her cell at <strong>(650) 619-94</strong>11 or at our office at <strong>(781) 235-4663</strong>. You can also email her at <a title="Joan Mankoff's email" href= "" target= "_blank"></a>.</p>