Category Archives: Real Estate

  1. How to Know If You’re Really Ready to Buy a Home

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    September 5, 2014 by Bill Johnson


    Buying a home has been part of the traditional American dream for decades. However, it’s a big financial commitment, and one that can haunt you for years if you jump in before you’re ready.

  2. Home Foreclosures Fall to Lowest Level in 8 Years

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    July 17, 2014 by Bill Johnson


    WASHINGTON — Foreclosure activity in the United States dropped last month to the lowest level since July 2006, before the housing bubble burst, and likely will continue to drop through the first half of next year, an industry group said Thursday.

  3. 3 Big Reasons Why Real Estate Deals Collapse

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    July 11, 2014 by Bill Johnson


    Real estate deals are never done until the deed is recorded. Until that time, a real estate transaction can be a topsy-turvy ride filled with red flags, bumps in the road and unexpected issues that need to be addressed, both on the side of the buyer and the seller.

  4. What You Should Expect From a Real Estate Agent

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    July 2, 2014 by Bill Johnson


    Nearly 90% of all homebuyers use the services of a property expert for help. To get through this exciting yet potentially stressful process of homebuying, it is important to evaluate if you need a real estate agent and what type of agent to use. While the Internet is a great place to begin preliminary research, agents can be a great source for finding the right property, identifying the best deal and ensuring that the home you want becomes yours smoothly.

  5. Homebuying Truths for Millennials in the Market

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    June 24, 2014 by Bill Johnson


    In previous generations, many people bought “starter” homes while in their 20s or 30s. The world moved at a much slower pace then. People tended to stay put in the cities where they grew up. They wanted ‘roots’ and the status that homeownership afforded. But times have definitely changed.

  6. 3 Reasons Why it is So Great to Work at LMA

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    July 16, 2013 by Bill Johnson


    If you live near the greater Boston area, or have friends and family that do, you’ve probably already heard quite a bit about the Longwood Medical Area…