Solution to Low Housing Inventory…

Yes, the housing inventory may be low, but some buyers are not deterred!  Older properties that need lots of TLC are being snapped up by ambitious buyers that don’t mind a renovation project … they are attracted to the idea of “making a house their own”! I found this great article I’d like to share […]

BUYERS: “The Sellers Took the Window Treatments!”

Sellers: Itemize What You’re Taking With You By Lynn Murray Prudential (Prudential Stephan Real Estate) Believe it or not, after months of searching countless homes, finding the perfect one, negotiating price and finally agreeing to a deal, a sale can fall apart over a disagreement about curtains. When striking a deal to sell a home, […]

Home Maintenance Tip: Easy Checklist for HVAC Maintenance

Checklist for HVAC Maintenance Here’s an easy, doable preventative maintenance plan to keep your HVAC in top shape. But you can prolong the life and increase the efficiency of your system if you follow this simple maintenance plan: Some things you should do immediately; other tasks only need to be done seasonally or once a […]

Take Advantage of the Cold – Go Look for a Home!

 You’ll look at a home differently in the cold and snow compared to the warm weather – and that’s not a bad thing!     This might not sound like the optimal thing to do on some of these extremely cold winter days that the country is seeing now. But it could prove to be successful […]

Renovation: Open Concept Kitchen

Close Your Open-Concept Kitchen We have walls and doors for a reason. By J. Bryan Lowder Open concept kitchens are all the rage. But are they good for entertaining? Courtesy of Nancy Hugo/Flickr. Many pleasures await those who, like me, while away their downtime watching HGTV, the real estate and home improvement porn network. There is […]

FHA 203K Streamline – “Buy It and Sell It Loan” .. The Perfect New Home Construction Loan

Are you wondering how to finance a new home .. especially new construction?  I want to be sure that the information about the 203K Streamline product, offered now by First Eastern Mortgage, is properly explained.  The FHA 203k Streamline has been working well in helping buyers get into homes that need a bit of updating.  The 203K uses regular FHA qualifying […]

Update: New Construction in Sudbury? Really?

    If you drive often enough on Goodman’s Hill Road, I’m sure you noticed a rather large lot lying overgrown and barren for the past several years.  Well, I can tell you that this new construction in Sudbury, now a private, town maintained street is on a lot called Old Bostonian Way.  Three, yes 3, new […]

Oh .. The Weather Outside is Frightful!

  But it’s not too early to start thinking about the Spring Real Estate Market!  The interest rates are still historically low, the inventory is sparse for the discerning buyer – when you see an opportunity, make sure you have your check book with you because another buyer is right behind you with their deposit.  […]