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The top 5 most expensive homes for sale in Massachusetts this week! The top 5 most expensive homes for sale in Massachusetts this week!

By Christina Kelley

These 5 homes are spacious, breathtakingly beautiful, and well-located... they are also the 5 most expensive homes on the market in Massachusetts this week! Whether you're looking for a home like these or just curious as to what such a home could be like, check out the linked info pages for more details.

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Quick Tips for Safely Packing and Moving Glass Quick Tips for Safely Packing and Moving Glass

If part of your move requires moving some flat glass - such as tabletops, mirrors, or any framed pieces - you probably could use a little help keeping your things protected. These pieces can be very fragile, sometimes heavy, and generally more difficult to properly pack.

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Your Personal Moving Checklist Your Personal Moving Checklist

By Mary O'Grady

Your personal moving checklist! Things to remember in the weeks, days, and hours before moving out of your home:

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Preparing your Home for Sale: Inspections Preparing your Home for Sale: Inspections

By Ben Levy

Selling a home is a big decision that requires a lot of thought and planning. From building codes to deed transfers, a lot of paper work has to be filled out and submitted to the appropriate city departments. However, before even thinking about putting the house on the market, there are a few maintenance-related tasks that need to be done.

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How to Become a Real Estate Agent in Massachusetts: A Step-by-Step Guide How to Become a Real Estate Agent in Massachusetts: A Step-by-Step Guide

By Christina Kelley

Here is a step-by-step guide to help you through the process of becoming a real estate agent:

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Buying a New Home: The Importance of Schools Buying a New Home: The Importance of Schools

By Christina Kelley

If you are the parent of a school-age child, buying a home in a good school district will probably be of utmost priority for you. What may come as more of a surprise, however, is the importance of good school districts during the househunt even for people without children.

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Making your Home More Appealing for Resale Making your Home More Appealing for Resale

By Ben Levy

Now is the time to buy a home. Unfortunately, there are plenty of homes on the market for house hunters to choose from. If you are looking to sell your home, it is important to actively attract buyers rather than sit and wait for them to come to you. This can be done in many ways, some of which include clean landscaping, an attractive exterior, and an appealing interior.

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Why You Should Hire a Real Estate Agent Why You Should Hire a Real Estate Agent

By Valerie Dorer

Buying or selling a home isn't easy. The tiresome process includes stacks of paperwork, inquiries that never lead to sales, advertising fees, and a whole lot of your time. Some people think they can expedite the process and lower the costs by cutting out the middleman ? the real estate agent. However, this strategy doesn't always work according to plan; there are many benefits to hiring an agent that may make it worth the extra bucks.

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Weird Pronunciations of Massachusetts Towns Weird Pronunciations of Massachusetts Towns

By Christina Kelley

Worcester. Peabody. Norfolk. Leominster.

If you're from the Boston area, those words will roll right off your tongue. If you're not -- well, good luck.

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We Found the Perfect Home... Now How Do We Pay For It? We Found the Perfect Home... Now How Do We Pay For It?

By Jeffrey Segal

Congratulations! You have found The One and are ready to make an offer. But hold on a minute... the seller and their realtor want to know that you are a "real" buyer. What does that mean? It means that you've been pre-approved by a lender. Now in reality, a pre-approval is not worth much, because a mortgage underwriter has not seen any documentation.

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