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Sept. 20, 2016

Benefits Of 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges In MA

A 1031 exchange is a way to postpone taxes when selling a property and buying another. It applies to real estate used for business or investment purposes. When executed properly, it may result in significant savings. This article provides the benefits of 1031 tax deferred exchanges in MA.

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Sept. 13, 2016

An Overview Of Purchasing Homes In 55+ Communities In MA

Purchasing homes in 55+ communities differs from other types of homes. 55+ communities may include unique features, conveniences, and rules. This blog contains an overview of purchasing homes in 55+ communities in MA.

What Defines 55+ Communities

55+ communities have certain age conditions. The precise restrictions depend on the individual ...

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Sept. 6, 2016

MA North Shore Buyer Property Viewing Recommendations

Picking properties for viewing can be a bit stressful. There are many things to consider when selecting homes to view, prior to showings, and during visits. The MA North Shore buyer property viewing recommendations in this blog can help make it a little bit less cumbersome.

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July 26, 2016

North Shore Of Massachusetts Real Estate Inspection Tips For Buyers And Sellers

Home inspections are an evaluation of the structure and all major systems by a certified professional. It typically involves a review of each visible element of the inside and outside of a property. A professional home inspector has inspected many structures and is therefore well-informed of all the features of ...

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June 7, 2016

Massachusetts North Shore Single Family Vs. Condo Homes

Single family vs. condo homes is a common dilemma among first time home buyers. Both provide unique advantages. Buyers obviously look at the separate price ranges, but the option that is better for you should also relate to your living requirements and preferences. The following are several things to consider ...

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May 31, 2016

To-do List For Home Buyers Pre-closing | Massachusetts North Shore Home Buying

Remaining organized will help make the home purchase process less stressful. With everything that you need to take care of, you can miss a few crucial to-dos. The to-do list for home buyers pre-closing below provides items you must not miss.

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May 3, 2016

Owners Title Insurance Information For Massachusetts North Shore Closings

Home owners often ask about owners title insurance, what it covers, and and if it is necessary. Lender's coverage is required with most mortgages, however, owner's title insurance is typically optional. Buyers should consider the benefits and make their own determination based on the costs and benefits. In ...

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April 12, 2016

Massachusetts North Shore Neighborhood Evaluation Tips

Choosing a property is about more than just the house. Every neighborhood offers a unique feel, events, and other offerings. Many considerations should drive your decision to buy a property. This blog provides Massachusetts North Shore neighborhood evaluation tips.

Things to Look In To

Schools

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April 5, 2016

Massachusetts North Shore Closing Attorney Responsibilities

The closing is a conclusion of all the work and documentation in the home purchase process. It is when a purchaser becomes the owner of a property. A closing attorney manages the closing and has duties before the closing date. This article describes Massachusetts North Shore closing attorney responsibilities.

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Feb. 16, 2016

Earnest Money Deposits For Massachusetts Home Purchases

The home purchase process normally involves one or more earnest money deposits from buyers to assure sellers that they are acting in good faith. Deposits should be handled in a specific manner so as not to delay the underwriting approval process. This article provides tips on earnest money deposits for ...

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