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Exploring Boston with Kids Exploring Boston with Kids

By Jessica Hajjar

One of the best parts about living in Boston is that it offers tons of exciting and engaging activities that are great for kids! For those who have recently moved to the area (or for anyone just looking for some weekend fun) we have compiled a list of some of Boston's best landmarks, attractions, and exhibits that will keep the whole family entertained.

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How to Become a Real Estate Broker in Massachusetts How to Become a Real Estate Broker in Massachusetts

By Ben Levy

Being a real estate broker in Massachusetts gives you the opportunity to further your career in the real estate market and increase your reputation...

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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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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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Mortgage Basics for First-Time Homebuyers: The First Time is the Scariest Mortgage Basics for First-Time Homebuyers: The First Time is the Scariest

By Jeffrey Segal

"Should we do this?" "I don't know, what do you think?" "It's up to you. Do you think we should?" "Is it the right time?" Everyone knows what I'm talking about, right? Of course you do: is it the right time for you to begin house shopping? As a first time home buyer there is never a more exciting or frightening time of your life.

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