Buying a Home

May 23, 2022

What Does A Recession Mean For The Housing Market?

 


Deutsche Bank caused a stir in April when they became the first major bank to forecast a US recession. Today, they’re standing by that prediction more than ever as the Federal Reserve continues on its quest to knock down inflation through rising interest rates.

We know that the word ...

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May 12, 2022

Interest Rates, Inventory, and Home Prices - April 2022 Housing Market Update

 

 

Are you curious about how the rising interest rates have impacted the Massachusetts housing market over the last 30 days? Today, we’re breaking it down and giving you a quick market recap of what's happened over the month of April. It's been a little bit of ...

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May 2, 2022

The Benefits of Downsizing

 

 

Deciding to make a move often comes at a major life milestone moment. This could be your family expanding, a new work opportunity, the kids moving off to college, or retirement. The decision to move can also come from a realization that your current space doesn’t align with ...

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April 21, 2022

Why We Are Not In A Housing Bubble

 

 

We frequently hear folks compare the market today to that of what we saw in the mid-2000s when home prices crashed and millions of Americans lost their homes. In fact, in a previous survey done by Redfin, 77% of participants in the US housing market believe that there ...

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April 7, 2022

5 Red Flags To Watch For When Buying a House

 

 

Picture this - you walk into a home that looks as good as new at first glance! The paint looks fresh and the scent of warm cookies fills the home. While this is certainly a great first impression, it could signal that there may be hidden issues within the ...

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March 24, 2022

A Closer Look At Closing Costs

 

 

Closing costs - a part of the buying process that doesn’t seem to get enough of the spotlight. Sure, everyone seems to know that you need to save money for the down payment, but closing costs never seem to have the same amount of conversation. Of course, the down ...

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March 10, 2022

The Latest On Home Prices - March 2022

 

 

As we prepare for Daylight Savings Time this weekend, we’re reminded that spring is just about here. The spring season is also the time when many buyers enter the market, hoping to secure a home while the weather is nice and the kids are finishing up school. As ...

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March 3, 2022

6 Reasons You May Want To Consider Purchasing an Older Home

 

We know that many homebuyers may be drawn to newer homes. After all, a newer home will have all of the most up-to-date features and you won’t have to worry about replacing anything until later down the road.

However, those turnkey new homes are tough to find in this ...

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Feb. 28, 2022

Reasons to Purchase a Home With the Help of a Real Estate Agent

 

 

Do you need to use a real estate agent to purchase a home? The short answer is no - however, there are many reasons why you would want to.

One objective that we often hear is that homebuyers don’t want to pay a commission to their agent. The good ...

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Feb. 24, 2022

5 Reasons That Pending Sales Fall Through

 

 

A topic that no one loves talking about - what could happen once the offer gets accepted that would cause the deal to fall through?

We know that in a competitive market like the one we’re in today that getting the all-important offer acceptance seems like a victory. While ...

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