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2019 

In the digital age, the right photos can make or break your listing. Your house can be perfectly priced, but if your photos don’t show it off, nobody will come to see your listing. Here are a couple of tips to get the best pictures possible. Use a Real CameraIn the age where smartphone rules all,...
06/27/2019
When most people enter the housing market, their ideas are generally the same, plenty of space, natural light, a sturdy home, new appliances. Fewer people consider the implications of owning and operating an energy efficient home. This is a detail that can pay dividends over the years, of saving ...
06/24/2019
For many home buyers, getting you interest rate down is just as important as getting the right price on your new home. The good news, at least for the time being is that the federal trade commission has lowered mortgage interest rates substantially. However, depending on you circumstances, you ma...
06/23/2019
Things are heating up in East Boston, as plans for yet another apartment complex close in.Located right across from the Maverick T Station, the project would include 25 apartments, 3 of which will be income restricted. It will also feature 10,000 sq. Ft. of street level retail space which is expe...
06/17/2019
Many rental property owners are smart enough to let the passive income from their tenants go towards their mortgage, effectively allowing them to pay for the house. But at some point holding onto the same rental property isn’t the best idea, and it’s always a good idea to weigh your options Lets ...
06/16/2019
According to a 2019 study by WalletHub and two North Carolina Professors, Massachusetts is the best state to live in.  The ranking was based on a composite of 5 different scores, including affordability, economy, safety, education & health, and quality of life. While it may not be as famous as Ca...
06/12/2019
In order to be a successful real estate agent, you need a variety of important skills to make sure you are doing your best for your clients. But there are some that you simply cannot succeed without, these are the skills that will make or break you.CommunicationCommunication with your agent needs...
06/10/2019
Investing in high-end real estate now has a benefit beyond the obvious monetary incentive. “Golden visa” programs lead ex-patriots on a fast track to citizenship in their new countries. When a foreigner invests over a certain dollar threshold they are eligible to receive a residence visa, which o...
06/08/2019
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