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Top 5 School Systems In Greater Boston Top 5 School Systems In Greater Boston

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

The Greater Boston area boasts several top-notch school districts. Use our guide to learn more about these areas and their schools, gain a better understanding of what they offer, and perhaps find an area that could be the perfect fit for your family.

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Top 5 Upcoming Towns In Greater Boston Top 5 Upcoming Towns In Greater Boston

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

With lovely homes, top-notch schools, world class restaurants, and ample public transportation, the Greater Boston area is an ideal place to reside. Inside, we highlight five towns that are on the rise.

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Micro-Apartments:  Bain or Bonanza for Boston? Micro-Apartments: Bain or Bonanza for Boston?

By Eleanor Boschert

Micro-apartment development has surged lately in the Boston real estate rental market. Is this a good or bad thing? Depends on who you ask. Inside, we analyze the pros and cons

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Rental Lease Breaking in Massachusetts Explained Rental Lease Breaking in Massachusetts Explained

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Looking to get out of your apartment or house lease agreement before the lease is over? Read on to find out how breaking a lease in Massachusetts is possible.

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How Long Is The Appraisal Good For? How Long Is The Appraisal Good For?

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

A property appraisal does not last forever. Learn the factors that determine how long an appraisal is good for and why this is important to you.

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The Advantages of Renting Over Buying The Advantages of Renting Over Buying

By Eleanor Boschert

Despite signs of recovery in the housing and mortgage markets, buying a home isn't the right step for everyone. Inside, we highlight the advantages of renting instead of buying.

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Refinancing:   Time it Right and Make it Work for You and Your Money Refinancing: Time it Right and Make it Work for You and Your Money

By Eleanor Boschert

Rising home values and lower interest rates mean many homeowners might be thinking about refinancing. Inside, we offer three points to consider while evaluating your options.

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Rental Scams:  The Red Flags and How to Avoid Them Rental Scams: The Red Flags and How to Avoid Them

By Eleanor Boschert

The Internet has become the most commonly used resource for finding out information about specific properties and neighborhoods, but that also makes it a playground for scammers. Inside, we highlight the red flags to look out for.

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Real Estate Spotlight:  Western Massachusetts, Where Have You Been All My Life? Real Estate Spotlight: Western Massachusetts, Where Have You Been All My Life?

By Eleanor Boschert

There is so much more to Massachusetts than just Boston. We highlight some of the scenic and history-rich towns that make Western Massachusetts an ideal escape from the hustle of Beantown

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MassRealty Tips for Re-Building Your Credit MassRealty Tips for Re-Building Your Credit

By Eleanor Boschert

Rebuilding your credit after a major financial event isn't impossible, but it does require time, effort and patience. Inside, we offer tips that will help your credit get back on its feet.

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