Tag Archives: First-Time Homebuyers

Should you add a bathroom?

  Here’s a great infographic about adding a bathroom. In communities North of Boston, its common to see many 1 bath homes.  While its generally not recommended to sellers to add a bath simply for the sake of re-sale, for … Continue reading

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Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S.

Many Massachusetts’ communities made the list including Reading and Andover!     NeighborhoodScout’s ® Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. Our research reveals the 100 safest cities in America with 25,000 or more people, based on the total number … Continue reading

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Rent Or Buy? Buying a Home is 38% Cheaper Than Renting Homeownership remains cheaper than renting in all 100 metro areas. Read Trulia Trends

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Moving-Up? Do it NOW not Later

The lack of inventory has caused many houses to sell for more than they should , ulimatley causing home prices to rise.  Interest rates are bound to go up as well.  For those home sellers looking to purchase a larger … Continue reading

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Top Mistakes Homebuyers Make

1. Falling for the Décor-  While the furniture may look pretty- keep in mind, it doesn’t come with the house!  Too much clutter or conversely, an empty room will make a space look smaller. Does the space and layout work? … Continue reading

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First-Time Homebuyer Tips

1. GET PRE-APPROVED by a reputable lender, before previewing homes.   Many REALTORS will not show properties to potential buyers without having a pre-approval letter.  By getting a pre-approval beforehand, it allows you and your real estate agent to search homes … Continue reading

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