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Realtor.com Makes Accuracy Matter - In a Fun New Ad Campaign

Zestimates are the opposite of accuracy

We happen to agree that accuracy really does matter. Realtor.com is getting the point across in a fun way, with some heavy hitting celebs on board. As for Realtors, we couldn't agree more that accuracy matters.

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This is what asbestos insulation looks like

Asbestos insulation

If you see this in an old house you need to have it removed if it is friable!

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Home Buyers Are Looking For Open Floor Plans

Home Buying

Today's home buyers want something different than they were used to growing up. We are hearing more and more buyers asking for homes with a specific style: an Open Floor Plan.

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The Sandwich Generation or Living Under One Roof

Generation of Home Buyers

This segment of home buyers, called a "sandwich generation" may be at the prime of their careers, and now have children and senior parents to care for, and all living under one roof. The households are made up of several generations. We are working with more and more buyers that are looking for these multi-generational living arrangements.

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Affordable Real Estate in Communities West of Boston

Affordable Real Estate in Communities West of Boston

If you are going to be relocating into the Metrowest Massachusetts area and are working on a limited budget or have certain expectations of what you want in a home, the following towns offer the maximum amount for the money. Each of these communities are not longer than an hour from Boston.

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Negative Mortgage Rates – Will They Affect U.S. Homeowners?

Negative Mortgage Rates

European Banks are in uncharted waters…only these waters are inverted...up is down and down is up. Who has ever heard of negative interest rates? That just seems messed up! As the European Central Bank has begun its version of Quantitative Easing, that’s exactly what has happened. Mortgage rates on some mortgage products have gone below zero. What kind of affect could that have on U.S. mortgage holders?

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What Can You Tell Me About The Acorn Pond Condo Community in North Hills Long Island??

Acorn Pond Condo

Acorn Ponds At North Hills is a condominium community in Roslyn Long Island 11576.

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Hardwood flooring: Solid vs Engineered - What's the difference?

Solid vs engineered flooring

Many of my customers ask whether solid hardwood or engineered hardwood flooring is better, and which is less expensive. Of course the answer is "it depends." It depends on many factors including your subfloor, condition of your sub-floor and what factors are important to you (e.g. ability to sand and refinish, height of floor (relative to other surfaces and/or cabinets and doors), cost, type of wood. There is no "one size fits all" answer.

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Home Buyers finding it hard to save for a Down Payment when Rent increases outpace Income Growth

Saving to buy a home

With the Spring home buying season here many families have been prepping their finances all winter with the hope of buying a home this spring. For many that dream will become a reality but for too many other families the goal of homeownership will continue to remain out of reach. One of the biggest problems that potential homebuyers have is coming up with the required home purchase down payment.

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