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The Closing Process - What to Expect
Posted on 02/19/2020
The Closing Process - What to Expect
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay The last step of any home sale is the closing. This is the time when the buyer and seller sign all the documents surrounding the sale, including the documents for the buyer’s mortgage. This is when money changes hands and, in most cases, the buyer gets the keys to the home. If...
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Homebuying Tips: Monitor the Housing Market
Posted on 02/12/2020
Homebuying Tips: Monitor the Housing Market
If you want to purchase your dream house at a great price, you should monitor the real estate sector closely. That way, you can identify housing market patterns and trends and map out your homebuying journey accordingly. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you track the housing market so you can speed up your home...
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Relocation and Car Insurance
Posted on 02/05/2020
Relocation and Car Insurance
Image by Suphaksorn Thongwongboot from Shutterstock When relocating to a new home, you’ll need to plan to pack, hire movers, and to change your address with the post office but don’t forget to update your car insurance. If you’re moving to a new state or just to a new zip code, you will have to make some changes to...
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Zoning Notes for Homebuyers
Posted on 01/29/2020
Zoning Notes for Homebuyers
Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash Zoning laws have been in place in the United States for many years. They serve communities in a number of ways. As a home buyer, it is important to know and understand the zoning laws that cover any property you consider purchasing. Structures Generally, residential zonings laws indicate what kind of structures...
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What's Really in a Real Estate Contract?
Posted on 01/22/2020
What's Really in a Real Estate Contract?
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When you make an offer on a home, your real estate agent will create a real estate contract, also known as a purchase agreement. Before you sign this, you should make sure you understand it. This is a legally binding agreement, and you need to be certain you’ve made the right choice....
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Top 10 Ways to Make a Planter
Posted on 01/15/2020
Top 10 Ways to Make a Planter
Flank an entry with plants or assemble a container garden on a small lot. But first, make your very own custom...
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Paint a Colorful Door Accent
Posted on 01/08/2020
Paint a Colorful Door Accent
Painted in complementary hues, a staid bedroom door becomes a standout piece of...
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Invest or Pay Down Your Mortgage Quicker - Which is Better?
Posted on 01/01/2020
Invest or Pay Down Your Mortgage Quicker - Which is Better?
Photo by Andrey_Popov via Shutterstock Often, when discussing ways to get out of debt, the subject of “mortgage versus investments” comes up. If you have a mortgage, your monthly budget likely revolves around paying it first, meaning investment ideas take a back seat. One way to free money up to invest is to pay off the mortgage, and...
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How to Get Rid of Ants
Posted on 12/25/2019
How to Get Rid of Ants
These perps may be building a home inside yours. Presenting three frequent intruders, and what to do when they come...
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40 Years of Kitchen and Bath Remodel Trends
Posted on 12/18/2019
40 Years of Kitchen and Bath Remodel Trends
Forty years feels like half a lifetime ago—and it is. A look back at some of the kitchens and baths TOH has built confirms how times (and tastes) have changed...or have...
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How Much Time Should You Spend Searching for a Residence?
Posted on 12/11/2019
How Much Time Should You Spend Searching for a Residence?
Generally, the length of the homebuying journey depends on the individual. In some instances, a buyer will purchase the first house that he or she views in-person. Or, in other cases, it may take a buyer several weeks or months to find a house that matches his or her expectations. There is no need to rush the homebuying journey....
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Another Property Sold - 278 E Eagle St, Boston, MA 02128
Posted on 12/06/2019
Another Property Sold - 278 E Eagle St, Boston, MA 02128
Great 3 family investment opportunity in Eagle Hill. 3rd floor has gone through major renovations, with the 1st and 2nd floor waiting for the next owner to put their mark on the property and build equity. New electrical service to the building as well as updated and separate electric panels. New rear deck. Separate heat and gas. High ceilings, hardwood floors, large rooms. Close to public transportation, outdoor recreation, highway, shopping and...
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