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6 Ways To Save Money On Your Move To Or From Boston

Moving, while exciting, is one of the most stressful events in life. So there’s no need to add expense on top of all that stress and anxiety. Whether you’re moving across the country or just across town, it can be done a lot cheaper than you think. The number-one ingredient in the recipe for moving … Continued

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How To Use a 1031 Exchange To Acquire Property in Boston

Selling a home that you purchased for a considerably lesser amount means you’re making money. That’s a great thing until Uncle Sam wants his share. While there are some tax exemptions on capital gains on a personal residence, there is another option. How to use a 1031 Exchange to acquire property in Boston could allow … Continued

How To Make Your Move As Easy As Possible In Boston

Most of us have to move (or already have moved) several times throughout our adult lives, and moving is never fun. Since 1980, according to Census Bureau data, 43 million Americans have moved every year. Still, no matter how often you’ve done it and how experienced you are, moving remains chaotic and stressful and often … Continued

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5 Things That Can Delay Your Mortgage in Boston

You’ve found that perfect home, you made an offer and the sellers accepted, and now you’re ready to move on to closing as soon a possible. The last thing you need is for some problem or surprise to cause any delays, especially with respect to your mortgage. And it happens – all the time.  One … Continued

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6 Staging Tips To Help Home Sellers in Boston

Thanks to House Hunters, Flip or Flop, Million Dollar Listing, and the countless home improvement shows on HGTV, homebuyers have grown accustomed to seeing, and now expect to see, picture-perfect, magazine-ready homes when they shop – both in listing photos and in person. The truth is that multiple studies have shown that staged homes indeed … Continued

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Negotiation Tips for Homebuyers in Boston

Negotiating is an inevitable part of the homebuying process. Some people love this.  Others DREAD negotiation. A house isn’t necessarily worth the price tag – it’s worth only what buyers are willing to pay for it. And a list price isn’t necessarily the price a seller expects to get – often, especially in a hot … Continued

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ONE+Boston Mortgage Program – Everything You Need To Know

Recently, Mayor Marty Walsh announced a new program for First-Time Homebuyers living in Boston – the ONE+Boston Mortgage Program – in an effort to fulfill Mayor Walsh’s pledge to create 1,000 new homeowners by the end of 2023. What exactly is the ONE+Boston Mortgage Program and do you qualify? Here is everything that you need … Continued

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6 Ways To Boost Your Credit So You Can Buy A House In Boston

Everyone knows that credit scores matter for buying a house, especially nowadays with tighter lending standard for banks and credit unions. And although you can land financing with bad credit (often for lower limits and poorer terms), everything is so much easier when you have a good credit score. So if you have borderline credit, … Continued

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How To Avoid A Contractor Scam in Boston

Home sellers in Boston often need to hire contractors for repairs, renovations, or even major remodels, especially in the wake of a major natural disaster like a Nor’Easter, blizzard, or a flood. It’s in these situations especially that homeowners are susceptible to a contractor scam. Taking advantage of homeowners at their most vulnerable is, unfortunately, … Continued

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4 Tips For Scoring A Great Deal On A House In Boston

Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases that most people will make, so many buyers are looking for ways to get a great deal on a house in Boston. Unfortunately, this is not always simple, especially in many markets around Eastern Massachusetts, where seller’s markets persist, properties sit for just days, and many … Continued

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5 Ways Buying A House Will Be Different In Boston This Summer

As a result of the coronavirus and COVID-19, along with the stay-at-home orders from this past Spring and the economic difficulties of many, life for most Americans has shifted quickly. And many say this new paradigm will persist and become the new normal. Real estate, however, is still chugging along, propelled by low interest rates … Continued

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4 Ways Selling A House Will Be Different In Boston This Summer

The early months of 2020 looked very promising for home sellers, but then everything turned uncertain once COVID-19 affected everything everywhere. Throughout Greater Boston, home inventory remained tight while sellers started emerging during the late Spring, creating another environment of bidding wars and properties that remain on the market for mere days. The very process … Continued

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What To Consider When Thinking About A HELOC in Boston

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) is something many people use when they need to make home repairs or renovations. Considering the fact that the average kitchen remodel costs $20k-$25k and the average roof replacement is $7k, it’s no wonder people are tapping into their home equity to fund these necessary improvements. The problem … Continued