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"Bigelow/Irving combines longstanding knowledge of the area with an expertise in advertising and market research for the digital age."
"Whether it was calming down their overwrought client, drawing from their extensive list of tradespeople to get a last-minute issue resolved, or writing an exquisite summary of each open house, filled with “fly-on-the-wall” details, these two proved that they can do it all and do it well."
"They were there for us above and beyond--presenting our home amazingly, answering all of our questions, handling any unexpected situations, and doing it with the utmost professionalism."
"When we sold our house of 45 years, John and Bruce helped us navigate the process and gave us courage when we needed it. They are a top-notch team, and we highly recommend them."
"Their approach was always warm and personal. My house ended up selling for significantly more than other realtors had said was possible. Highly recommend!"
"Following their strategy resulted in a quick sale of our home (same week!) at well above asking. Great outcome and great people."
Bruce brings a unique set of skills to his work representing buyers and sellers in Cambridge, Somerville, Arlington, Medford, and surrounding towns. His 25+ years’ of real estate related experience includes 17 years as producer of television’s This Old House, where he earned an Emmy and learned the hallmarks of quality design and construction. His clients benefit from his ability to discern a property’s strengths and weaknesses, and they appreciate his strong work ethic and sense of humor.
He also runs his own consulting company, drawing on his expertise and industry contacts to help homeowners achieve success in their home renovations. He writes about architecture and design for several publications, including Yankee and Design New England magazines, and is the author of New England Icons, a book about the region’s built environment. A graduate of Williams College, he lives with his family in Cambridge, where he serves as Chairman of the city’s Historical Commission and as a council member at the Cambridge Historical Society.