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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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How to Woo Buyers with Tips for Staging Your Home for a Showing How to Woo Buyers with Tips for Staging Your Home for a Showing

By Eleanor Boschert

Staging your home in an appealing way may lead to a quicker sale, and perhaps draw better offers. Inside, we offer some advice on sprucing up your home and raising the "WOW" factor.

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What You'll Need to Bring to Your Real Estate Closing What You'll Need to Bring to Your Real Estate Closing

By Eleanor Boschert

It's time to close on your new home! Inside, we highlight the details and paperwork you need to address prior to taking the keys to your new digs.

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Homes Sold Homes Sold "As Is"

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Every bank-owned foreclosure property is sold "as-is." Some private sellers offer their home this way as well. Inside, we look at what it means to purchase a home in the exact state you viewed it in.

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Power Purchase Agreements And Selling Your Home Power Purchase Agreements And Selling Your Home

By Tabitha Jean Naylor

In November 2012, Massachusetts approved a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Cape Wind and NStar. Find out more about this innovative way of receiving solar power inside.

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What's Going on with the Massachusetts High End Real Estate Market? What's Going on with the Massachusetts High End Real Estate Market?

By Eleanor Boschert

High-end real estate is on the rise in Massachusetts, especially in Greater Boston. Inside, we provide an overview of some recent big deals, and what may be causing the increase in jumbo-sized price tags

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Greening Your Home To Sell Greening Your Home To Sell

By Tabitha Jean Naylor

The "Green" movement has arguably had its strongest influence in the real estate market. Inside, we offer tips on updating your home to reflect the energy-saving sensibilities of today's home buyers

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