We've said in many previous blogs that there's no shortage of hidden costs when buying a home. One of the less talked about practices is called title insurance.
Whether you’re buying or seller, we hope that will help you have a rough idea of what that appraiser is going to do in your new home. Seller’s can improve on those areas pre-appraisal to up the value of their home, while buyers might know what to look for when they’re searching for a home.
Winter is far from the ideal listing season, having a quarter of the sales we see in spring markets. Although selling in the snowy season adds some difficulty, we call it a welcomed challenge. Having survived over 35 years in Newton real estate, we’ve got some helpful strategies and tips for anyone looking to sell.
We’ve got some tips for you if you’re interested in adding multi-families to your portfolio.
Well, you’ve realized it’s time to get some multi-family properties; we’re proud of you. We’re going to consider some of the ways you might secure funding for that purchase.
After five months of upswing, sales of existing homes were lower in November.
They lowered 2.5% month-to-month to a seasonally adjusted yearly rate; 6.69 million units. Sales were 25.8% higher YoY.
A recap of our 2019 Winter Risk Prevention.
Preparing a home for the winter can sound overwhelming, but these tips can usually be done within a weekend, and you will be better prepared for whatever weather comes your way.
Freddie Mac the record low of 2.72%, which is 0.96% better than last years benchmark of 3.68%. 15yr fixed-rate loans were at 2.28%, coming in almost a whole point better than last year.
What should you know before you get into the process? The basics, an outline, and we can deal with the rest as it comes so as to not mentally overload ourselves and get process paralysis. So, let's walk thru some points that will have you feeling confident when you're standing in front of your Realtor to make your first purchase.
An FHA loan is an opportunity for first-time homebuyers to secure their first* property for as low as 3.5% down.
For those of you who can't wait, and need to buy sooner rather than later-- Hanover is definitely worth a second look.
Read this post to find out the differences between buying new construction vs existing homes.
Great cities to live in and raise a family in the state of Massachusetts.
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