6 Things Parents Should Consider Before Buying a Home in Boston

Are you a parent buying a home in Boston? Home shoppers without children usually have a different set of concerns when home shopping than parents do. Instead of concentrating only on square footage, features, and nearby shopping and entertainment, parents are usually more concerned about their children’s safety and well being. So if you’re a … Continued

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Negotiation Strategies for Homebuyers in Boston

Negotiation strategies for homebuyers have always been a vital element of the home purchasing process. But today – with prices still increasing (sometimes at crazy rates) and with inventory still lagging behind demand – negotiation strategies are even more important for buyers to get the best deal possible. And it is possible to negotiate terms, … Continued

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5 of The Best Programs for First-Time Buyers in Boston

Really getting the ball rolling with purchasing your first home is both incredibly exciting and stressful. And financing that purchase is often one of the first steps, which will help you understand your price range and start setting proper expectations. To start on the right path, here are 5 of the best programs for first-time … Continued

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5 Things To Do Before Buying Your First Home in Boston

Buying your first home involves an amazing array of emotions – excitement, happiness, frustration, elation, and sometimes sheer panic! Buying a new home is a big step and the realization of one of your top goals. In starting a whole new chapter of your life, you will want to minimize the risk and disappointment that … Continued

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4 Ways Boston Real Estate Agents Are Adapting During Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has altered almost every aspect of our society. That’s especially true of the way we conduct real estate business nowadays. Agents are having to adapt to these new conditions, and that also means it’s a different situation for both real estate buyers and sellers. Showings and closings have changed dramatically, and much … Continued

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Our Relocation Checklist for People Moving to Boston

Welcome to Boston! Whether you’re headed here from faraway lands or just our from your parent’s place, it’s an exciting city with tons of culture, passionate sports fans, and amazing places to live. The actual move itself? Not fun. Never is. Especially during steamy 90-degree humid days of summer, or the cold/wet season, which could … Continued

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6 Tips To Help You Move During COVID-19 in Boston

COVID-19 has dramatically disrupted routine, everyday life for most of us. But the real estate industry is still humming along, and, as a result, people are still moving. Whether they are retreating to the suburbs from Boston, or heading home to be closer to family, people remain on the move. But how can moving be … Continued

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5 Ways Boston Investors Can Compete With Other Cash Buyers

Buying investment property is very often more difficult than buying a house to live in, and is especially the case when you’re competing against other cash buyers who may have deeper pockets. Still, you can compete with other cash buyers because a cash offer is not the only thing that sellers consider when evaluating an offer. … Continued

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6 Questions to Ask Your REALTOR® When Buying A Home

When it comes to making a purchase as big as buying a home, there are many important questions that you should have answers to before you buy. A REALTOR® is a licensed and accredited real estate professional who subscribed to the National Association of REALTOR®’s Code of Ethics, and is extremely knowledgeable about real estate. … Continued

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6 Things That Can Go Wrong During Your Home Purchase in Boston

Buying a home is definitely an exciting undertaking, but it can also be overwhelming and more than a little nerve-wracking, especially when the markets move with the velocity that we have seen lately throughout Massachusetts. Beyond that, a lot of things can go wrong in the process – everything from agent incompetence or negligence, or … Continued

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Very Non-Scary Real Estate Math Terms in a Real Estate Listing

Searching for a great real estate deal requires a seemingly magical combination of ingenuity, luck, and good ole-fashioned real estate math. Yes, math. The numbers don’t lie. And if you’re not a math person, they can be daunting. Let’s break down a simple listing for a residential property, run through the standard sets of numbers … Continued

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What is an FHA Loan, and How Do You Qualify?

You’re in the market to buy a home and you keep hearing about an FHA Loan as a smart financing option. But what exactly is an FHA Loan, and how do you know if you qualify?The FHA loan process may be a great alternative for many property seekers because it offers moderate rates for buyers … Continued

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How to Fireproof Your Home – 5 Things You Must Know

Homes, either located in areas prone to wildfires or not, can be set ablaze from the tiniest spark. After homebuyers purchase their next home in Boston (or anywhere else, for that matter), they should take steps to ensure their houses are fireproof. We at NextHome Titletown Real Estate, Greater Boston’s progressive real estate brokerage, understand … Continued

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Great Ways To Let People Know You Are Moving In Boston

Moving is always stressful, usually chaotic, and often filled with forgotten tasks (like…did you call to switch over your cable and internet) Just make sure that you don’t forget to let people know you are moving. You have to let the important people in your life – and, yes, that includes the ones you have … Continued

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How To Spot A Real Estate Scam In Boston

In a perfect world, consumers – especially those engaging in very large transactions like buying or selling real estate – would never have to worry about being scammed. But we don’t live in a perfect world. Far from it. Scams are everywhere. The sad fact is that criminals are getting savvier by the day with … Continued

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How To Buy A Home in Boston Without Over Paying

You’re on the hunt for the home of your dreams, but you worry about paying too much. Coming up with the perfect amount to offer is tricky if you don’t have solid advice from your real estate agent. What can be negotiated down in price and what can’t? How do you ask for a lower … Continued