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Appraisal.  Assessment.  What's the Difference?  Why Does it Matter? Appraisal. Assessment. What's the Difference? Why Does it Matter?

By Eleanor Boschert

Appraisal. Assessment. They're both crucial to determining the value of your home, but how are they different? We highlight the usefulness and distinction of each, and when you should expect to receive them.

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Open Houses: It's One of the Most Important Hours of Your Life, So Use It Wisely to Gather Information Open Houses: It's One of the Most Important Hours of Your Life, So Use It Wisely to Gather Information

By Eleanor Boschert

It's amazing that you could likely make one of the most expensive decisions of your life after spending under an hour wandering through an open house. So, make the most that time. While you explore home after home, follow these tips from MassRealty to help you focus on what to look for and how to get the information you need before you decide to make an offer to purchase.

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Getting the Home Buying Scoop on Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Getting the Home Buying Scoop on Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods

By Eleanor Boschert

When you buy a home, you also buy the trash collection, bus route, grocery store, and the neighbors. So, before you decide on a city to live, research and explore. A home and its community go hand-in-hand and its smart to find the right fit for you.

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You Know the Hype about the Massachusetts Real Estate Market, Now Here's the Facts You Know the Hype about the Massachusetts Real Estate Market, Now Here's the Facts

By Eleanor Boschert

Get the scoop on how the real estate market in Boston, and Massachusetts in general, is faring with this overview of the latest home sale trends

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The Ups and Downs of Buying a Multi-Family Home in Massachusetts Real Estate The Ups and Downs of Buying a Multi-Family Home in Massachusetts Real Estate

By Eleanor Boschert

So, you think you're ready to be a landlord? Buying a multi-family home can be wise investment, if you do it right. Let MassRealty guide you with facts and smart strategies to help you determine if owning a multi-family home is right for you.

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Your Real Estate Agent:  How to Pick Your New Best Friend Your Real Estate Agent: How to Pick Your New Best Friend

By Eleanor Boschert

Picking a real estate agent is one of the most important parts of the home buying process. They will help strategically advise you, guide you, and negotiate for you while you are in the throes of the most expensive transaction of your life. Let MassRealty help you locate an agent

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It's Becoming a Seller's Market:  So, Where are the Sellers? It's Becoming a Seller's Market: So, Where are the Sellers?

By Eleanor Boschert

Prices are ticking upward. Housing inventory is lagging. Buyers are looking. So, where are the sellers? Sitting on the fence. While you sigh with frustration over the scarcity of housing inventory, take a peek into the minds and pockets of sellers and be ready to act when they finally take the leap and enter the market.

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Massachusetts Real Estate:  To Rent or to Buy, That is the Question Massachusetts Real Estate: To Rent or to Buy, That is the Question

By Eleanor Boschert

Rent. Buy. Supply. Demand. Oh, and prices. Is it better to rent or to buy now in the Boston metro area? MassRealty offers insight into the pros and cons of buying or renting a home.

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Tips on Getting Your Finances In Order Tips on Getting Your Finances In Order

By Eleanor Boschert

The dream of home ownership becomes a reality through smart money management and a strong credit background. Here's some tips to help you get closer to the dream.

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Info on Massachusetts Homeowner's Insurance and Storm Damage Info on Massachusetts Homeowner's Insurance and Storm Damage

By Eleanor Boschert

Hurricane Sandy and Winter Storms Nemo and Plato have wreaked havoc throughout Massachusetts, leaving extensive damages to homes in their wake....

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