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Selling Your Home

Selling Your Home

Selling Your Home? Lost on How to Start? Read Here!

            You have probably seen stories about how the Boston real estate market has been cruising along and you may be wondering what your home is really worth in today's seller's market...We've outline some of the most important [...]

Six Ways Your Home Can Improve Your Mood

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For many of us, the idea of being happy is tied to a feeling of comfort, love, security. Did you know you can create an environment of happiness in your home just by surrounding yourself with a few key things? Check out these six ways your home can improve your mood.

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Here's the 411 on Credit Scores

Realtors often first direct their clients to get approved for a loan amount through their favorite lender. However, many of these clients feel betrayed, cheated and at times embarrassed to learn that the credit scores they counted on, in some cases paid for or obtained for free are not used by mortgage [...]

How to Book the Perfect Vacation Apartment

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While holidays are the right time for visiting new places and having fun, it is important that you plan well to get maximum value for your time and money. Once you know where you want to go and have enough vacation funds, it is time to decide on a good, reasonable lodging option to accommodate your [...]

How to Protect Your Home This Winter

 

 
With winter in full swing and the holidays behind us, school vacations are coming up. Many of us plan vacations that will leave our homes unattended for several days at a time. In order to protect your home and its contents while you are away, please keep in mind the following five step security check.  If you don't have vacation plans, [...]

Two Energy Saving Innovations that Make a Big Difference

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There are so many energy efficient solutions to conventional products out there but consumers are often overwhelmed about what makes the most sense (And cents) for them. 
 
A lot of green products will save energy and ultimately money for your household but there are two in particular that are extremely inexpensive and make an enormous [...]

Top 5 Ways to Increase Open House Traffic

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A record breaking, mild winter has kick started the real estate market much earlier this year than the usual spring start. Mild temperatures are encouraging buyers to begin their search now, and smart sellers are taking advantage of this by pricing their homes accurately and using effective marketing tools. Here are a few simple tips and [...]

What You Need to Know About Buying Your First Home

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By: Jim Lowenstern
 
With the changing season comes a change of scenary. With this change of scenary, there are several things you should consider. This is the case when you choose to buy a new home! Here is a chronological list of things to consider before you buy a new [...]

"Flipping Without Flopping"

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I wrote an article for The Realty Times about important steps to take before considering flipping a house.  It is not as easy as you may think it is to generate profit from house flipping, but after reading this article you may get a sense of how [...]

Getting The Edge in Sellers Market

Getting The Edge in Seller's Market

Get the Edge in a Sellers Market

            Stephen Hussey, a Boston-area home inspector and real estate agent, sees it too often: home buyers blowing deals because they simply weren't ready to compete in today's fiercely competitive housing [...]

Home Showing Tips and Tricks

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Sometimes getting your house to sell is all about setting the scene. From clearing clutter to rearranging furniture, listed below are a few a simple ways to make your home even more appealing to [...]

Spring DIY Tips and Trends

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It finally feels like spring is here! With the warm weather, many are getting ready to clean out the old, and start fresh with the new. But spring cleaning doesn't mean getting rid of everything in the garage. Familiar pieces showcased and refurbished in a special way can be conversation starters and a great way to add life into your space. [...]

Tips for Showing Your Home in the Winter

While all this snow may seem detrimental to selling your home, it may not be as bad as it seems! One plus side is that all these snow days gives home buyers more time to look at homes online, and are that much more likely to come across you [...]