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3 Graphs That Show This Isn't a Housing Bubble

3 Graphs That Show This Isn't a Housing Bubble

3 Graphs To Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble With all the headlines and buzz in the media, some consumers believe the market is in a housing bubble. As the housing market shifts, you may be wondering what’ll happen next. ...

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Should you buy a home with inflation this high?

Should you buy a home with inflation this high?

Should You Buy a Home with Inflation This High? While the Federal Reserve is working hard to bring down inflation, the latest data shows the inflation rate is still going up. You no doubt are feeling the pinch on your wallet at ...

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Is the Housing Market Correcting?

Is the Housing Market Correcting?

Is the Housing Market Correcting? If you're following the news, all of the headlines about conditions in the current housing market may leave you with more questions than answers. Is the boom over? Is the market crashing or ...

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How to Keep Your Home Show Ready

How to Keep Your Home Show Ready

TO: Sellers or homeowners thinking about selling their home ✉️FROM: Your MA/CT Realtors  Popping in today to share some of our top tips for home sellers… This is something we always tell our clients before we list their home....

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DIY or Hire a Pro?

DIY or Hire a Pro?

Whether you want to save money with a do-it-yourself approach or save time by hiring a profession, use this guide to help you decide! When to Do it Yourself You're Willing to Research - Before you start, take the time to research the project. If ...

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Tax Season 2022 - What You Need to Know

Tax Season 2022 - What You Need to Know

It’s always wise to get a jump start during tax season! The earlier you prepare and get organized, the less you’ll have to stress about when you file. This year, there are important changes to the tax policy that you’ll want to be ...

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Our Top Investing Tips for 2022

Our Top Investing Tips for 2022

Hoping to invest in real estate in 2022? No need for cold feet! Here are 5 simple steps to purchasing your first rental property and becoming a landlord in 2022! Look at your financesFinancing a single family rental property is different from ...

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2022 Market Outlook

2022 Market Outlook

What does the new year have in store for the housing market? After the tight inventory of 2021, this year shows meaningful recovery. New real estate listings rose by around 5% in 2021.1 If this trend continues, expect more properties to hit ...

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6 Ways to Spruce Up Your Porch For Spring!

6 Ways to Spruce Up Your Porch For Spring!

It's feeling a lot like spring lately and we are loving it!!! ☀ We don’t know about you, but we're excited to spend some time outside over the next few months, especially since it’s finally starting to warm up! Here are six ways to ...

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Is Listing my Home at a Higher Price Beneficial?

Is Listing my Home at a Higher Price Beneficial?

Is listing my home at a higher price beneficial?As a seller, one of the biggest mistakes you can make is unrealistically inflating the asking price. You would like to make as much money as you can from the sale, right? But here's the thing... You ...

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Do I have to put 20% down when buying a house?

Do I have to put 20% down when buying a house?

"I can't afford to buy a home because I do not have the 20% downpayment required"  This is a MYTH! You do NOT have to put 20% down on a house. Did you know that the average home buyer only puts less than 6% down? Some loan programs allow as ...

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Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?

Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?

There has been some discussion recently on home prices in relation to mortgage rates. Some believe if there is a rapid rise of mortgage rates, home prices should decrease. Logically it makes the most sense for the price of the house to drop when ...

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Why You Should Consider Selling in the Winter

Why You Should Consider Selling in the Winter

The season you sell your home can have an impact on how much you get for your home and how quickly it sells. The season that has the most success in selling homes is spring. This is a good time of year for families moving to new school districts ...

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