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New England Title | Massachusetts Real Estate Attorney | Blog

 

What you need to know about the New England real estate and lending market.

Top 5 Things a Real Estate Agent Should Know about TRID

February 04, 2019

Real Estate agents need to be familiar with TRID and be mindful of the rules in order to assist both buyers and sellers.  The below points are essential for agents to understand to keep closings on track and meet clients expectations.

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Why Do I Need Title Insurance?

January 28, 2019

You have found your dream home and you are now speaking with you lender about all of the additional requirements and expenses that you are responsible for.  Along with inspections and permits, you find out that you need to pay for title insurance.  Many people then start to question if it is actually necessary or is it just an additional fee tucked into your piles of paperwork. 

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Buying or Selling — What Should Happen First?

July 09, 2018

There are benefits to both scenarios.  Understanding the factors that are involved in each will guide you to make the right decision for your particular situation.  Finances, the real estate market, and even personalities are factors in which to consider when trying to determine if you should buy or sell first.  Both scenarios have pros and cons worth considering which we’ll look at below.

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What’s It Really Like to Be a Landlord?

July 03, 2018

At a time when mortgage rates are so low, more and more people are considering purchasing rental properties in hopes of growing their nest egg with passive income.  While owning a rental property (investment property) has a number of financial advantages, there are many factors to consider in order to make being a landlord worth the hassle.

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Should I Hire My Own Real Estate Agent When Buying a New Home?

April 16, 2018

The short answer to this question is YES, you should.

Though you might feel as if you have enough knowledge about real estate and can find information you need by doing research, there are many reasons to hire your own agent. 

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