Home Buying

March 19, 2021

How To Be Competitive When There Are Multiple Offers On A House

How to be competitive when there are multiple offers on a houseThe 2021 real estate market is much of the same as 2020 here in Massachusetts.  Inventory is low, mortgage rates are at historical lows and buyers want to buy.  All of which is creating a market that is ripe for multiple offers on a house. 

As a ...

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Feb. 6, 2021

What Are Closing Costs?

what are closing costs- surprise!!

Surprises are for birthdays... not real estate closings!!

If you have never bought or sold a house before you may find...

.... as a home buyer you have to pay mortgage closing costs on top of the down payment you already scraped together....

....or you are selling your home and you ...

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Jan. 7, 2021

7 Common Questions About HOA's

What is an HOA?

A residential community may have an HOA or Home Owners Association.  The HOA organization is meant to provide a cohesive, unified community. 

Here in New England, we associate condominium complexes with a Home Owners Association. 

But HOA's aren't only reserved for condominium complexes.  In ...

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Dec. 8, 2020

Can Buyers and Sellers Talk Tor Each Other Directly?

Should A Home Buyer and Home Seller Speak Directly?


Sometimes a home buyer or home seller wonders if they can talk to each other directly. 

So, can buyers and sellers talk to each other directly?

Is a buyer talking directly to a seller of a house ok?

Should a Seller Talk To A Buyer Directly?

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Nov. 19, 2020

23 First-Time Home Buying Tips That Matter!

23 First Time Home Buying Tips

Buying a home as a first-time homebuyer is a big deal.  There is so much you need to know as a first-time homebuyer to have a successful home purchase.

Like anything in life, the more you put into buying your first home the more you will get out of ...

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