Just as some things in life are a necessity—taxes, for instance—some things in real estate are also necessary (once again, taxes, for instance). When you’re securing a mortgage for a home purchase, you must be prepared to pay closing costs.… more
There’s more than one type of home, more than one type of buyer, and accordingly, more than one type of mortgage. Now that the housing bubble is a thing of the past, many are looking toward FHA loans—mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration—and wondering if this is a good choice for them.… more
Here’s what you probably already know about getting a mortgage and buying a new home: you’re going to need to have a substantial amount of money set aside for a down payment and closing costs, and you’re going to need to be well prepared.… more
If you’re considering selling a home, or have ever done so in the past, you probably know that it’s all about expecting the unexpected. Still, it’s easy for sellers to get ahead of themselves and start cashing imaginary checks before they’ve actually been received.… more
Remember those “Choose Your Adventure” books from when you were a kid? What you read next depended on where you wanted to go.
English: Newbury Street, Boston (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Based on the plethora of beautiful Boston-area neighborhoods and towns, there are plenty of options for you, depending on where you want to go and what you want to do.… more