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Financial Experts agree; they aren’t exactly sure when, but we are due for a recession sometime soon. In times like these, the stock market can be a scary place to hedge your bets. Conversely, real estate can be a great place to put your money if you are looking for an asset that will retain valu...
08/18/2019
“New-home construction is greatly needed; however, home construction fell in the first half of the year, [which] leads to continuing tight inventory conditions, especially at more affordable price point.Home prices are mildly reaccelerating as a result," commented Lawrence Yun, the chief economis...
08/12/2019
Recently there’s been a lot of discussion about the buyer’s agent. Some believe that the role is under attack because of developments in technology. Many buyers are now finding properties online and contacting listing agents directly. Needless to say, the position is under fire, and this it’s jus...
07/22/2019
Pricing a home right can be tricky, especially in volatile markets with prices that often fluctuate. It’s especially hard to tell if the other current list prices are accurate to the actual sale prices, which usually aren’t public until the sale closes- three or four months later. Analysis of sim...
07/15/2019
For many, buying a house is the next logical step after getting married. With the power of combined income and shared liability, it’s a great time to plunge into the real estate world. However, if it’s your first time buying a house, what you might not realize is that there are certain snafus you...
07/03/2019
Adding certain furnishings or decoration can help bring an older home into the modern era. You want to show your audience the potential that your home has, and sometimes this means trading out your older furniture for something newer and cleaner. However you do need to be careful not to mislead a...
07/01/2019
In the digital age, the right photos can make or break your listing. Your house can be perfectly priced, but if your photos don’t show it off, nobody will come to see your listing. Here are a couple of tips to get the best pictures possible. Use a Real CameraIn the age where smartphone rules all,...
06/27/2019
When most people enter the housing market, their ideas are generally the same, plenty of space, natural light, a sturdy home, new appliances. Fewer people consider the implications of owning and operating an energy efficient home. This is a detail that can pay dividends over the years, of saving ...
06/24/2019
For many home buyers, getting you interest rate down is just as important as getting the right price on your new home. The good news, at least for the time being is that the federal trade commission has lowered mortgage interest rates substantially. However, depending on you circumstances, you ma...
06/23/2019
Things are heating up in East Boston, as plans for yet another apartment complex close in.Located right across from the Maverick T Station, the project would include 25 apartments, 3 of which will be income restricted. It will also feature 10,000 sq. Ft. of street level retail space which is expe...
06/17/2019
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