Tag Archives: Realtor

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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3 Ways to Renovate a Home for Millennials

Great Article.. Todays homebuyers in the North of Boston real estate market really prefer the open concept living areas and homes that look like those out of magazines. For sellers looking to get instant equity with a small investment, showing … Continue reading

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5 Demands to Make on Your Listing Agent

This is great advice to home sellers.  Its very common that we see 1 and 3 go wong which leads to failing on #5 5 Demands to Make on Your Listing Agent Are you thinking of selling your house? Are … 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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2013-14 Cost vs. Value: Remodeling Pays Off Big Time

2013-14 Cost vs. Value: Remodeling Pays Off Big Time Home improvement projects across the board are giving home owners a greater return on their investment when it comes time to sell. Find out which projects “open the door” to buyers … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Projected to Rise as Tapering Continues

Mortgage Rates Projected to Rise as Tapering Continues Mortgage Rates Projected to Rise as Tapering Continues Posted: 18 Feb 2014 04:00 AM PST It is projected that if the Fed continues to cut back on bond purchases that long term mortgage … Continue reading

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What it Cost if You Waited to Buy

These are based on national numbers.  In our market, homes are closer to the $500,000 range.  The difference can equate to thousands per year.   What it Cost if You Waited to Buy

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The Impact of Increasing Mortgage Rates on Prices

Many people are predicting we should see a rise in interest rates this year.  If so, this will have an effect on a buyers purchasing power. Many experts are saying this can have a negative effect on prices, however there … Continue reading

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Projected Appreciation

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6 Things You Think Add Value To Your Home – But Really Don’t

Great Article from Forbes..  There are very little improvements that actually create a return on investment.  Many sellers wind up being very disappointed that an expensive project  may have little affect on their overall homes value. 6 Things You Think … Continue reading

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