It’s been a beautiful summer this year. I’m sure you will agree, I don’t want to see it end. From beaches to barbecues to sailing on Mystic Lakes, there are hundreds of reasons why we love the summer. We are in the count down mode for back to school. We’ve made our trip to Staples […]
Here are some steps you can take to repair your credit to gain lender approval and the best possible rates. •Paying revolving credit cards down is generally more beneficial than paying down student, mortgage or auto loans. • Always leave a 30 percent or higher gap between what you owe on the card and the […]
A good referral for me would be the following: Estate and Family Law Attorneys Financial Planners Your neighbors/friends Your family Folks in transition: Growing family, downsizing, divorce or job relocation. In addition to my area of coverage, I also specialize in locating professional, qualified real estate professionals outside my area, including out of state. […]
When you’re listing your home for sale, one of the things that is very vital is the appraisal. Yet, this is an area that can be significantly positively or negatively influenced by what you do or don’t do to your home before it is appraised. Unkept exterior/interior Having a messy home from the outside in, […]
For most people their home is their largest investment. It is most likely going to bring the greatest return on investment and it is perhaps the only investment that allows you to enjoy it while it increases in value. Therefore, homeowners should put a lot of thought and consideration into the eventual possibility of selling […]
For years, some real estate analysts feared that banks would suddenly release a wave of foreclosed houses, swamping the local housing market and sending house prices into a second collapse. That second tsunami isn’t happening, according to some analysis. A house-price crash precipitated a series of foreclosure spikes in 2007 and 2008, leaving banks holding […]
For some time now, we have attempted to shed light on the fact that pricing in today’s real estate market, as it is in the markets for every other saleable item, will be determined by the concept of ‘supply and demand’. According to dictionary.com, “the relationship between supply and demand determines the price of a commodity. […]
Moving is on everyone’s “to avoid” list and for good reason! It can be frustrating, stressful and draining, especially if you are making a long distance move. You no doubt have heard countless moving horror stories ranging from, “We left our clothes at the dry cleaners half way across the country,” to “We forgot that […]
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Home prices hit a bottom and are finally bouncing back, according to an industry report released Tuesday. Nationwide, home values rose 0.2% year-over-year to a median $149,300 during the second quarter, the first annual increase since 2007, real estate listing site Zillow reported. Prices were up 2.1% from the first quarter. […]
In an effort to improve service and meet its responsibilities for the timely performance of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors inspections, Boston Fire Department Commissioner Roderick Fraser has announced a major revision to the Department’s policy on Certificate of Compliance inspections. Effective August 1, 2012, only homes and residential dwelling units in buildings constructed prior to […]
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When we say we are “redefining service in real estate,” we mean it! Our clients come first. We will educate you on what needs to be done to have a successful sale of your home. There are many components to a successful real estate transaction; you can count on us to be there every step of the process and make sure no detail is overlooked. With a proven track record, the right skill set, and years of experience, the Homes North of Boston Team has the right tools to successfully sell your home. If you’re serious about selling your home, we’re serious about getting the job done!