Home Buyer Tips

MA Automated Home Valuation Websites Reliability

You may come across automated home valuation websites when searching for property information online. As a home buyer or home seller, you may end up comparing the results to the marketing price of a Read More >

Information On MA Real Estate Transfer Taxes And Who Pays Them

When homes are bought in MA, real estate transfer taxes (sometimes called deed recording taxes) are due. Transfer taxes are different from property taxes in that they occur only once at closing while Read More >

Pre-closing Home Buyer Tasks | MA Home Buyers

Remaining organized will help make the home buying process less complicated. With packing and logistics on your mind, you can forget a few crucial tasks. The pre-closing home buyer tasks in this Read More >

MA Condominium Vs. Single Family Homes

A common debate among many buyers is whether to buy a condominium or single family home. Both offer unique benefits. Buyers obviously compare the varying price ranges, but there are more factors that Read More >

How Soon You Can Purchase Another Property After Foreclosure And Bankruptcy In MA

If you previously went through a bankruptcy and foreclosure, you can still buy a property again. There are certain criteria that you must satisfy. Below, we provide an introduction to how soon you can Read More >

Why Mortgage Rates Will Likely Rise in 2017

You've probably heard from multiple industry sources that mortgage rates will likely rise in 2017. There are several reasons why this is expected to occur: The Market Has Strengthened Interest rates Read More >

New Smoke Detector Rules in MA Effective Dec. 1, 2016

Calling all MA homeowners – there’s a new rule about to take effect regarding the installation of smoke detectors in your home. As of December 1st, all homes that were built prior to 1975 will require Read More >

MA Bathroom Remodeling Advice

Bathroom renovation projects are common because it historically leads to a decent return on investment when selling a home. One of the most valuable steps of any home improvement is what you do before Read More >

Common Home Renovation Mistakes

Home renovation projects, small or large, can be unexpectedly complicated. Television shows make repairs seem so quick and easy that you may underestimate what it will take to complete your project. Read More >

The 15th Of September 2015 Changes To FHA Home Loan Qualification Criteria | MA FHA Home Loans

One of the most used home loan programs is FHA. The 15th of September 2015 changes to FHA home loan qualification criteria include some critical changes. Here are some details. Interpretation of Read More >