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Think Before You Buy:  Tips on Being Smart about Boston Real Estate in a Changing Market Think Before You Buy: Tips on Being Smart about Boston Real Estate in a Changing Market

By Eleanor Boschert

The Boston Real Estate market can be awfully fickle. Prospective home buyers are advised to take their time and consider the changing market. We offer tips on what look out for during your search

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Time to Trade Up: Tips on Sprucing Up Your Home for the Spring Real Estate Market Time to Trade Up: Tips on Sprucing Up Your Home for the Spring Real Estate Market

By Eleanor Boschert

Snow or no snow, spring has sprung and home buyers are coming out of hibernation. Inside, we offer some tips on what to do to clean up, fix up, and scale down before you put your home on the market.

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A Handy Checklist for Relocation A Handy Checklist for Relocation

By Eleanor Boschert

You've decided to make a big move to a new home in Massachusetts. Your home search is well underway and you are ready to get on the ground. We offer some tips to help you navigate the relocation process with this handy checklist, to keep you on the right track for a smooth transition.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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