Home Buying

Dec. 6, 2021

What Will It Cost You To Wait A Year To Buy A House?

 

 

There is no question that the greater Boston area has been experiencing a white-hot real estate market. And you will find the hot real estate market will carry through to other parts of the country.

As a want to be Massachusetts first-time home buyer who has been saving ...

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Oct. 13, 2021

Seller's Market Vs Buyer's Market Vs Neutral Market

At this point everyone interested in real estate has heard we are in a very strong sellers market across much of the US.  Buyers are competing for a seller's attention by offering over asking price, removing contingencies, writing heartfelt letters and more.

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Sept. 7, 2021

6 Things A Buyers Agent Can Do For A Buyer That A Listing Agent Can't

Infoggraphic of buyer's agent vs listing agent

 

When it comes time to buy a home, there is a multitude of ways an agent can interact with you.  And it is important you know your agent's relationship with you.  It can actually be more confusing than you think.... Facilitator, buyer's agent, listing agent ...

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July 22, 2021

Can I Back Out Of An Accepted Offer On A Home?

After having an offer accepted a home, some homebuyers may wonder if they can back out of the contract to purchase. The reasons a buyer may want to cancel a real estate contract can be quite varied.  In today's hot seller's market buyers often get cold feet  ...

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July 7, 2021

What Not To Do After Closing On A Home

woman with chain sawYou spent months looking at homes, went through the mortgage process and finally closed on your new home!!  Now what?  There are plenty of articles on what to do after closing on a home, like changing the locks, forwarding your mail, etc...  But here we are going ...

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June 29, 2021

June 2021 Real Estate Round-up

The start of summer brings us some great June real estate articles to delve into.  Of course, the hot topic in real estate this year is the intensity of the market and how frustrating it is for buyers. And of course, will this hot market end or continue is ...

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June 18, 2021

Is That Room Really A Bedroom, it doesn't have a closet?

Bedrooms are worth money when buying a selling a home.

Buyers with large families want more bedrooms and a home with 3 or 4 bedrooms and possibly that extra room to be a guest room. And a home with more bedrooms will be worth more money than a home with ...

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June 2, 2021

Should You Use A Relative or Friend As Your Real Estate Agent?

The spring real estate market is in full force.  Buyers are swarming open houses and sellers are reaping the benefits.  And maybe you want to jump into the market either as a home buyer or home seller.  Maybe you have a best friend or a family member ...

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May 11, 2021

Contingent, Active Under Contract vs Pending or Underagreemnt What Does It Mean?

Being a home buyer is tough right now. And homes for sale are very in limited supply. Depending on the state you are in you can run into several different Multiple Listing Service statuses.... active under contract vs pending vs contingent vs under agreement. What does it all mean?

As ...

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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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