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Buying A Distressed or Foreclosed Home in Boston - 01/31/11 02:50 PM
Buying a Distressed or Foreclosed Home in Boston For many buying buying your first home is a very challenging experience. You ask advice from friends, colleagues and relatives. Everyone seems to have an opinion. Some say focus on New Construction, others say find an established Condo with low condo fees still others may offer up advice to buy a distressed or foreclosed home. Today we're going to focus on buying a distressed or foreclosed home. What to expect when you decide you want to take advantage of the low sales price.
If the property is bank owned, it is NOT (0 comments)
Lexington Massachusetts is one of my favorite towns. As one of the largest in area Lexington borders Woburn, Burlington, Winchester, Arlington, Waltham, Lincoln and Bedford. At the time this article was written January 20, 2011. Lexington has had over 135 real estate transactions in the past 6 months. This represents apx. 33% more sales than Burlington and Woburn. Lexington is renowned for it's public school system which includes 6 elementary, 2 middle and high school. It's been ranked 304th in the nation by Newsweek. This small town has strong roots in American History with (4 comments)
Home for Sale Burlington MA - 01/19/11 02:57 PM
Homes for Sale in Burlington Massachusetts Burlington is one of those towns that is a shoppers paradise with one of the largest Simons Malls in Massachusetts that offers residents the convenience of a short commute to obtain those last minute items for the home, special occasion or Black Friday indulges. More than that Burlington has a Starbucks, several Dunkin Donuts and various options for acquiring your groceries like Rouche Bros, Shawa and the newly opened Market Basket on the Middlexex Turnpike. Retailers didn't just think of the everyday items you may need but also those large ticket items so they (0 comments)
Homes for Sale in Arlington MA - 01/18/11 08:54 AM
Homes for Sale in Arlington Massachusetts Considering moving to Arlington? This quaint town is located just 6 miles northwest of Boston and boarders Cambridge, Winchester, Somerville, Medford. Lexington and Belmont. Just minute to Harvard University, MIT and the Minuteman Bike Trail have made this town a Top Pick for many frugal home buyers that desire being close to the City while at the same time the feel of a small suburban town. Each summer local farmers and craftsmen bring their wares to the town center on Wednesday for the famous "Arlington Farmers Market" an event that shouldn't be missed.
Home Buying Woburn MA - 01/17/11 04:47 PM
Home Buying in Woburn Massachusetts As of this morning January 17, 2011 the housing market in Woburn is very strong with a stable supply of homes for sale and suave buyers attracted to the small town located less than 15 miles from Boston. You can find anything you want from Single Family Fixer Uppers starting at $89,000 to Move In Condition Perfect for 1st Time Buyers at $249,000. If doing your own maintenance isn't for you this quaint town offers 1 Bedroom condos $129,000 - $150,000 that are NOT SHORT SALES and 2 Bedroom Condos start at just $155,000. If (0 comments)
Save time and increase productivity with this .... - 01/16/11 08:20 AM
Yesterday I had a thought "How can I write notes to myself to track my daily actives?" So I Googled journals/diary's and found that Yahoo had a app that you could use with your email account. So then I thought does Google? Yes it does! it's called IGoogle.com On this you can have "Sticky Notes (Postits) a legal notepad, Facebook, Youtube, Weather, Gmail, Google Documents, your Google Calender and just about any gadget you want on one screen. Within mins of watching a quick tutorials on Youtube to learn more about how to maximize and increase productivity. I was organized like (12 comments)
Dear Home Owner, This very creative blog was written for those of you thinking of selling in the near future. Although it is written with pun intended. Please take note, the points listed are very common mistakes made by both first time home sellers and experienced alike. Hopefully this blog will help you avoid these common mistakes.
Via Gina Chirico, Specializing in Essex County and the Communities of West Essex (Lattimer Realty): A few days ago I wrote The First-Time Homebuyers Top Ten New Year's Resolutions for 2011 and as promised here are the Sellers Top Ten New Year's Resolution for 2011: I (4 comments)
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