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There is more to life than Real Estate. My intention is to provide not only Real Estate information but items that we all face and experience in our daily journey through life.

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2019 

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...the home inspection? You're excited, you've accepted an offer on your home and now comes the home inspection. Home inspections can be viewed as intrusive. You've done your best to keep the property up and now someone is going to come in looking for defects. Personally, I like home inspections ...
06/28/2019
Homeownership is intricately tied to the American Dream. Home/Land ownership, through the ages, has been an ingrained dream.Homeownership signaled your arrival, your worthiness. Homeownership gave you distinction in the community and among the women. =:o)Homeownership suggested stability and secu...
06/27/2019
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The most important first step any buyer should take is to find a lender and get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage. It will let you know what you can afford for a mortgage AND most buyers will not seriously consider an offer if there is no pre-qualification or pre-approval.  Stop Wonder...
06/27/2019
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According to the Massachusetts Association of Realtors May was a good month in Real Estate for our State The Number of Single-Family Homes and Condominiums Under Agreement in Massachusetts Up in May by Eric Berman - eberman@marealtor.com - 781-839-5507 WALTHAM, Mass. – June 12, 2019 – The Massach...
06/18/2019
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What a crazy busy day it has been today! First, this is the first Sunday of our church summer schedule so church starts 2 hours earlier...and that gets some getting used to! Then one of our supported missionaries, from Australia, came to visit so we had a dessert reception for them as they explai...
06/16/2019
That's a question that seems to pop up frequently. In most instances expending large sums of money preparing a home for sale will not result in the return you might expect. Below are the 4 top renovations you can do for a good return on investment.Top 4 Renovations For The Greatest Return On Inve...
06/15/2019
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...For Which It StandsToday is our Flags birthday celebration. On 14 June 1777, the Second Continental Congress adopted the flag of the United States of America.Flag Day - the anniversary of the Flag Resolution of 1777.Flag Day was officially established by the Proclamation of President Woodrow W...
06/14/2019
I've burned myself several times in life by procrastination or thinking I was smarter than I actually am. In Real Estate, the market changes day by day. Waiting could cost you plenty of dollars OR you just might luck out. When Pam & I bought our house in 1985 the interest rates were at 13% and ri...
06/12/2019
You've worked hard, raised a family and now you've reached that new destination called Retirement. The house seems bigger than it did when the kids and their friends were growing up. Maybe it's because there are only 2 of us rambling around the homestead. Different thoughts cross your mind about ...
06/10/2019
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I find the months of May, June & July to be trying for me as we have Memorial Day, D-Day, Flag Day & July 4th. The memories of military school and service are at the foremost of my thoughts. On this day 75 years ago, 6 June 1944, over 4,000 men (Allied forces) lost their lives on the beaches of N...
06/06/2019
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