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House Flipping Basics House Flipping Basics

By Malcolm Rivers

Flipping houses, especially given the current real estate market, can be complex and misunderstood. What follows are some of the basic pieces that you need to know when considering flipping a house. Keep reading!

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Choosing Where to Live in College: Dorms or Apartments Choosing Where to Live in College: Dorms or Apartments

By Malcolm Rivers

College students have a lot to consider; what to study, what kinds of extracurriculars to pursue, what kind of job opportunities to aim for and many other issues. What follows are some ideas to help address a logistical question; where is best for a college student to live?

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5 Best Towns For Investors Along The North Shore 5 Best Towns For Investors Along The North Shore

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

The real estate market on the North Shore is mixed from beach communities for the wealthy to working-class communities. Buy into the action and become a real estate investor. Inside, we highlight five hot spots for getting the most bang for your investment bucks.

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Multi-Generational Housing Multi-Generational Housing

By Malcolm Rivers

Multi-generational housing is becoming much more common in recent years. Living with larger groups of family can be economical, efficient and enjoyable for your family. What follows is some basic information and potential pros and cons of multi-generational housing arrangements.

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Understanding Short Sales (And Why They Take So Long) Understanding Short Sales (And Why They Take So Long)

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

In the two decades before 2008, short sale listings were few and far between. Today they make up the bulk of home sales throughout the U.S., and Massachusetts is no exception. Inside, we'll highlight exactly what constitutes a short sale and why they often take so very long to close

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Oil and Gas: Choosing the Best Heating Option for Your Home Oil and Gas: Choosing the Best Heating Option for Your Home

By Malcolm Rivers

Heating your home during the winter can be expensive and deciding on the best option for your home is increasingly complex. Inside, we offer some issues and ideas to consider when choosing how to keep your home warm and comfortable this winter

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Improving Your Credit Score for Mortgage Application Improving Your Credit Score for Mortgage Application

By Malcolm Rivers

When considering applying for a mortgage, many factors can influence your decision. No matter which type of options you choose to examine or pursue, your credit scores will play a big part in whether you receive preapproval or not. Use these tips to improve your credit and your potential mortgage options.

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Evaluating 3 Mortgage Types: Conventional, FHA and VA Evaluating 3 Mortgage Types: Conventional, FHA and VA

By Malcolm Rivers

You have several financing options available when considering purchasing a home, and potential borrowers should always compare different lenders and the options and services they offer. Inside, we provide an overview of three different types of mortgages and what they bring to the table

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Questions to Ask at an Open House Questions to Ask at an Open House

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

A smart buyer views open houses with their real estate agent with whom they have signed a buyer-broker agreement. When viewing an open house without your agent, ask these top questions so crucial to a successful home purchase.

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Five Things to Do Before You Close Five Things to Do Before You Close

By Colleen Colkitt

Before you close on a new home make sure everything is all set at the new place. Don't forget to do these important things before you move, or you might miss out on more than just your mail!

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