Home inspections are a must when buying an older home in Massachusetts. When it comes to new construction, some buyers opt not to have an inspection. What should you do? This information may help you decide. Building Inspections When homes are constructed in Massachusetts, a local building … [Read more...] about Are Inspections Necessary for New Construction in MA?
New construction homes can be found in either free-standing lots or subdivisions (distinct communities of newly built homes). If you are looking to build a home, it is important to decide what type of neighborhood setting you prefer. Here are a few benefits of building in a subdivision in … [Read more...] about Benefits of Building in a Subdivision in Massachusetts
Veterans have use of VA financing offered by individual lenders but guaranteed by the VA. The guarantee protects mortgage companies against loss up to a specific value if a homeowner forecloses on a property. With this guarantee, mortgage companies can extend veterans options not easily found in … [Read more...] about Benefits Of VA Financing In MA
Wellesley is one of our primary service areas and we thought it might be helpful to our customers to see how that market is doing. The Wellesley market has always been a pretty strong one. Here are the Wellesley MA single family property statistics for the full year 2015. Wellesley MA single family … [Read more...] about Wellesley MA Single Family Property Statistics For The Full Year 2015
If you talk to anyone closely involved in the Massachusetts real estate market, they will tell you that the market has been quite crazy lately. This is particularly true in and around the Boston area. The January 2016 Massachusetts real estate market update below is an overview of the current market … [Read more...] about January 2016 Massachusetts Real Estate Market Update
As a buyer searching homes for sale, you have the benefit of agency services. Listing agents have a legal responsibility to protect their client. They will treat all home buyers honestly, but they must protect the best interests of their client before all others. As a buyer, you should have the same … [Read more...] about MA Buyer Agent Services And The Benefits Of Using A Buyer Agent
If you try to get a mortgage, you receive several forms to review. It is easy to get overwhelmed. These were produced by various laws and at different times. In some cases, they include overlapping details, which can make the information even more confusing to digest. The Oct. 2015 revised mortgage … [Read more...] about Oct. 2015 Revised Mortgage Disclosure Forms
The Massachusetts market has been pretty hot lately. In areas in and around Boston, homes are selling quickly and for above asking price. With so few listings and so much competition, you may be wondering if building a home might be a good solution. Fortunately, there are new construction options to … [Read more...] about New Construction Options in Massachusetts