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Pros And Cons Of A Pocket Listing Pros And Cons Of A Pocket Listing

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

What is a pocket listing? Is it a gimmick real estate agents use to attract sellers, or is it a bonafide marketing strategy for those seeking discretion and privacy? Find out the pros and cons of a pocket listing inside.

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Smart Real Estate Investing For Retirees Smart Real Estate Investing For Retirees

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

For those with the resources, real estate may be a good investment in your retirement years. Inside, we look at why real estate investing makes sense for retirees, and offer some sound investment tips.

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Massachusetts Home Improvement Grants And Loans Massachusetts Home Improvement Grants And Loans

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

There are several organizations throughout Massachusetts that offer residential home improvement grants or loans to homeowners. All programs require that applicants meet income requirements for funding, with interest rates as low as 1%. Here we'll learn about home improvement funding in Massachusetts.

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Knowing When You're Ready For Homeownership Knowing When You're Ready For Homeownership

By Tabitha Jean Naylor

There are many responsibilities that come with owning a home. Even the process of buying a home can be prolonged and draining. Think you're ready to make the leap? Inside, we highlight the pros and cons of becoming a homeowner.

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Why It's Important To Choose The Right Home Loan Why It's Important To Choose The Right Home Loan

By Tabitha Jean Naylor

Not all home loans are created equal. Inside, we look at the advantages and disadvantages of various loans, to help you find the one that will put you on track to acquire the home of your dreams while suiting your needs financially.

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Five Best Towns for Investors in Berkshire County Five Best Towns for Investors in Berkshire County

By Tiffany Raiford

Berkshire County features an array of cities and towns that make the investor's job easy. Many of the homes are part of estates, and don't require much work to sparkle in the buyer's eye. If you're looking to invest in Berkshire County, you will find these five towns are ripe for the picking when it comes to turning a profit.

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Buying A HUD Property In Massachusetts Buying A HUD Property In Massachusetts

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) homes are homes originally bought with FHA loans and taken over in foreclosure. Conveniently listed online, find out how to purchase a HUD home in Massachusetts and reap the savings.

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Buying a Home After Bankruptcy Buying a Home After Bankruptcy

By Colleen Colkitt

Filing for bankruptcy does not mean you can't get approved for a mortgage loan in the future! Here are some tips on how to recover from bankruptcy and get back in the game

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Investing In Commercial Property Investing In Commercial Property

By Tabitha Jean Naylor

Successful commercial real estate investing means learning how to properly evaluate a property to determine it's worth and potential over the long run. Inside, we offer these tips to guide you on the road to successful commercial real estate investing.

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Brick Homes vs Wood Homes Brick Homes vs Wood Homes

By Colleen Colkitt

When it's time to compile your "wish list," it may be difficult to decide between a wood or brick exterior. Inside, we highlight the pros and cons for each, to help you make the most informed decision!

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