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First Time Homebuyer Programs for MA Residents First Time Homebuyer Programs for MA Residents

By Tabitha Jean Naylor

The state of Massachusetts encourages first time home buyers to chase the American Dream. Inside, we review some of the more effective programs designed to clear the path to homeownership throughout the Commonwealth.

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Pitfalls of Buying a Foreclosure Pitfalls of Buying a Foreclosure

By Mary Lamphere

Common pitfalls of purchasing a foreclosed home could cause a seemingly good investment to become a rather risky venture--and fast! Inside, we review some of the frequent mistakes made when buying an REO property -- don't fall in to these traps!

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Best Places to Live in Berkshire County Best Places to Live in Berkshire County

By Mary Lamphere

Berkshire county offers a wealth of diverse experiences, from big city proximity and conveniences, to rural serenity and natural charm. Inside, we highlight some of the best places to live in the Berkshires.

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What is Owner Occupied Financing? What is Owner Occupied Financing?

By Mary Lamphere

Find out what makes owner occupied financing so attractive to borrowers and what qualifications you have to meet in order for the financing to qualify as owner occupied.

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Top 5 Rising Towns in Berkshire County Top 5 Rising Towns in Berkshire County

By Mary Lamphere

Whether you're an investor looking to capitalize on a rebounding market, a young couple looking for affordable place to call home, or a family looking for access to great schools, Berkshire county has a good fit available. These are some of the fastest growing towns in Berkshire County in terms of population growth and recent property sales.

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Top 5 Best Schools in Berkshire County Top 5 Best Schools in Berkshire County

By Mary Lamphere

Thinking of relocating your family to a town within Berkshire County soon? Then check out our list of some of the county's best schools, ranked by low student-to-teacher ratios and high MCAS scores.

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Top Five Towns for Investors on the Cape and Islands Top Five Towns for Investors on the Cape and Islands

By Tiffany Raiford

Buying an investment home in or near Cape Cod can be a highly profitable idea -- If you know where to look and what to buy. If you're considering an investment property in the area, make sure you choose a real estate hotspot.

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Modular Housing-Is It A Good Choice For You? Modular Housing-Is It A Good Choice For You?

By Tabitha Jean Naylor

If you are looking to buy a home, or if you are thinking of building one, you should evaluate all of your options. A modular home can be a great choice for many. Inside, we examine this unique and efficient form of housing.

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What's New In Home Design? What's New In Home Design?

By Tabitha Jean Naylor

A new wave of innovative, efficient and brilliant home design approaches have arrived! Read our review of some these new philosophies and find out if one of these trends might be right for your home!

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Top Five Best School Systems in Metro West Top Five Best School Systems in Metro West

By Colleen Colkitt

If you're looking to the future and trying to find a way to make the best life for your children, then you are going to need to know which school systems have the most to offer. Here are the top 5 schools in the Metro West area.

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