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Selling a House on the Internet Selling a House on the Internet

By Chris Piraino

Over the past decade, the internet has come to dominate many aspects of our lives, and buying or selling a house is no exception to that. Both buyers and sellers are increasingly turning to the internet to either find a house to buy or to market their house for sale.

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Housing and Apartment Listings: Decoding the Lingo Housing and Apartment Listings: Decoding the Lingo

By Jessica Tan

Listings for apartments or houses can be daunting: they often seem like nothing but short descriptions packed with strange abbreviations and cryptic phrases. If you're new at the game of homebuying or apartment renting, then you may not be familiar with the catchphrases and "codes" that people commonly use when advertising their homes. Here are some resources to help you out!

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Moving with a Pet Moving with a Pet

By Jessica Hajjar

When you move to a new area you want to make it a smooth and pleasant transition for your whole family- including your pet!

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Why Everyone Should have Homeowners Insurance Why Everyone Should have Homeowners Insurance

By Ben Levy

Homeowners insurance, though costly, has the potential to save you millions of dollars over your lifetime. Many people think that they do not need home insurance because they are careful and responsible owners. Unfortunately, there are many bad things that can happen to your home that are completely out of your control.

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Knowing when to Sell your Home Knowing when to Sell your Home

By Ben Levy

Should you still move if you have to sell at a price below what you bought at or should you just wait for the market to improve? The answer is to sell.

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Massachusetts Mold Questions Massachusetts Mold Questions

By Joe Tomaselli

I speak to many residents of Massachusetts about mold in their homes. There are three almost universal questions that they ask. I will address both those questions and their answers here:

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Use a Dog to Detect Mold? Really! Use a Dog to Detect Mold? Really!

By Joe Tomaselli

Dogs have been man's best friend forever, it seems. Quite trainable and quite willing to "work", they are a tool used in many commercial and legal endeavors today. To name just a few: tracking human bodies, drug detection, arson investigation, bomb and weapons detection, and mold inspection. They are now even being used to find bedbugs and termites hidden away from sight.

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How Foreclosure Works How Foreclosure Works

By Chris Piraino

Foreclosures have become a hot topic among Americans since the crash of the housing bubble and the subsequent flood of foreclosures. However, while most people understand the fact that foreclosure means they are probably going to lose their house, they are not aware of the entire process that foreclosure entails and any alternatives or defenses that they might be entitled to.

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Designing the Perfect Kids' Room Designing the Perfect Kids' Room

By Jessica Hajjar

The key to designing a great kid's room is make choices that will allow the room to transition and change as your kids grow.

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Transferring your Agent or Broker License to Different States Transferring your Agent or Broker License to Different States

By Ben Levy

Learn how to transfer your real estate license to a different state.

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