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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.

Buying a home in a flood zone

April 30, 2018

As you’re going through the motions of finding the perfect home, there are so many things to consider beyond furnishings and fixtures.  The first thing you will likely be looking into is a mortgage and homeowners insurance.   What you might not have considered is the possibility of having to purchase flood insurance.

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6 Small Cosmetic Changes that Can Increase the Value of your Home

April 23, 2018

You have decided to sell your home but feel shocked and disappointed by the asking price suggested by your listing agent. You love your property and believe it is worth much more as similar properties have sold at a higher price in your area in recent times.

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How to Protect Yourself Against Cyber Fraud

April 09, 2018

As we rely more and more on computer networks and the Internet to conduct business, cyber fraud is becoming more commonplace. From individuals, to corporations, to even one of the nation’s largest credit bureaus, it seems none are immune from a cyber attack.

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Mistakes First Time Home Buyers Make

March 19, 2018

 

"Wouldn't it be great if everything in life came with a checklist? Unfortunately, for most of us, we have to learn life's lessons the hard way - by experiencing them!

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VA Home Loans: Giving Back to Our Veterans

March 12, 2018

In this video, Richard M. Bettencourt, Jr., loan officer for Mortgage Network, gives great information about the government guarantee loan known as a Veteran Loan (V.A. Loan). Created near the end of World War II, the United States Government created a program that give World War II vets help in realizing the dream of home ownership. Applying the government logic for the program, it would allow vets to transition from wartime activity to the dream of purchasing a home. According to Mr. Bettencourt, it was a brilliant idea to provide our vets with this type of opportunity.

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