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

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

April 19, 2021

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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Buying a Home on Social Security Disability Insurance

April 12, 2021

There is a common misconception that those who receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) do not qualify for home ownership.  Fortunately for them, this notion is just not true.  While there might be more steps involved and more paperwork to complete, those on SSDI often have the same chances at becoming a homeowner as anyone else.  Below we will highlight what people on SSDI need to be aware of and what is available to them. 

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Tips to Prep Your Home for the Warmer Months

April 05, 2021

As the warmer weather creeps in, we all start thinking about vacation days, beach trips and long summer nights.  Besides all of the fun-in-the-sun things that are on all of our minds, we should also consider ways to get our homes ready for the warmer weather.  A little bit of preparation can save headaches and money later.  Consider following the below tips to be sure you are prepared.

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What factors Should You Consider Before Purchasing a Home?

March 29, 2021

Whether it's your first home or you have gone down this road before, buying a home is a multi-faceted process.  Even before the decision was made to purchase a home, you would have weighed the pros and cons of actually becoming a homeowner.  You took the time to analyze your finances and determined how much you are able to afford, while still maintaining your other obligations.

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Why Home Price Shouldn’t be the Only Factor in the Search For Your New Home

March 22, 2021

You have decided to take the plunge and buy a new home…congratulations!   What most people focus on when looking for a new home is if the cost of the home itself, the listing price, fits their budget.  They start doing google searches and watching the realty sites to narrow the search down to homes within a certain price range.  While this is certainly a logical place to start, the price alone should not be the be-all and end-all factor when considering your new home.   Many other factors need to be considered in order to see the full picture of your potential new home.  Here we will take a look at additional expenses that need to be considered as well as location, land, size and age.

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