Guidelines For Including Personal Items In Purchase And Sales Agreements

In the home buying process, it is typical to request appliances. Occasionally, people might try and get other personal items as well, such as window coverings or equipment. Prior to including such … [Read more...]

Reasons To Purchase Boston MA Homes This Year

Figuring out when to purchase a property is usually a tough task. You are probably curious if the market will go up or down and whether you are making a good decision. Unfortunately, no one can tell … [Read more...]

Boston MA Laws On Rental Deposits

In MA, landlords can require two different types of deposits: a security deposit and last months rent. These deposits must be handled in a very specific manner according to the law. A summary of the … [Read more...]

1181 Commonwealth Ave West Newton MA – Sold by Scott Beard at Bean Group

1181 Commonwealth Ave West Newton MA is a Colonial single family for sale at 3,500,000. It was sold by Scott Beard at Bean Group for 3,200,000 on 8/26/2014. COMPLETE RESTORATION OF A GRAND 1927 … [Read more...]

Newton MA Single Family Real Estate Overview For 3rd Quarter 2014

With average home sale prices over a million dollars, Newton clearly continues to be a desirable community in Greater Boston. Home prices in an area constantly change. The average sold prices offers a … [Read more...]

For Sale By Owner Dangers In Boston MA

When it comes to selling a home, sellers sometimes contemplate doing it alone. Similar to major home repairs, taxes, and other tasks, it can be possible to do it yourself but usually it may end up … [Read more...]

An Explanation Of Boston MA Real Estate Transfer Taxes And How They Are Calculated

When real estate is transferred in Boston MA, real estate transfer taxes (also referred to as deed recording taxes) are due. Transfer taxes are not the same as property taxes in that they are due only … [Read more...]

Custom Vs. Production Builders In Boston MA

With so many different builders in the market, it may be confusing determining how they vary. Starting from plots and floor plans to designs and materials, each builder can do things a little bit … [Read more...]

Boston MA Smoke Detector Rules And Smoke Detector Types

Single family and 2-family residences sold in Boston MA must be inspected by the local fire department to confirm the operation of smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. A smoke certificate is … [Read more...]

Definition Of Financed Mortgage Insurance

Mortgage insurance (MI) protects lenders against borrowers defaulting on loans. It is generally required by a lender on mortgages with a small down payment and is usually due monthly. For price … [Read more...]