Dave Bates has been described as professional, articulate, humorous, extremely lucky and a very able table tennis player.Well known as an astute observer of the Greater Boston condominium market, Dave writes for a variety of publications including the real estate dedicated website (www.Boston.Curbed.com, "Bates By The Numbers"), the Massachusetts real estate paper of record, Banker and Tradesman ("The Bates Report"), and his own blog, www.BatesRealEstateReport.com.Dave has a vast array of real estate experiences and education. He built one of Greater Boston's larger brokerages. He also created and presented Greater Boston's most well-attended "First Time Home Buyer Seminar." A number of years ago, Dave took "Real Estate Investment and Finance Fundamentals" at Harvard Extension School. On the day of the final, he put a 23-unit building under agreement. Since, he has worked with a variety of investors. Dave 's presentation on the five benefits of investing real estate is a hit with folks who have never invested in real estate or are just beginning their real estate investment career.In addition, Dave has visited various parts of the country and received comprehensive training by the industry's leading trainers and most successful agents. As a result, Dave has been able to successfully represent and sell condominiums, single families, and investment properties in a vast array of Massachusetts communities and diverse price points.On the personal side, Dave met his wife, a trained architect from South America, at an open house.Check out Dave's blog and "If you like Dave's insights, then -obviously-you should consider doing business with him."Dave recently published an ebook, CONTEXT: Nine Key Condo Markets. To get context before you buy or sell a Greater Boston condominium,just email Dave and he is happy to send it to you for free.