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The 3.8% Tax – Real Estate Scenarios & Examples

There have been some questions about the new tax slated to take effect on January 1, 2013.  This tax will NOT be imposed on all real estate transactions; rather, it […]

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Credit Score Tips for Prospective Home Buyers

Aside from being available 24/7, every Tuesday our mortgage broker gives us an update on the most current rates and issues he is seeing in the mortgage world.  Today we discussed […]

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5th Annual Picnic on the Common!

Thanks so much to everyone who came out for our 5th Annual Picnic on the Common!  It was a fabulous day and we are certainly looking forward to next year! […]

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Why should I stage my home?

First Impressions Are Everything You have probably heard how important staging can be, but did you know that within 15 seconds a buyer has developed an opinion of your property?  […]

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Is it time to buy into the American dream?

Interesting article by John E. Girouard, real estate contributor for Forbes. It is nice to hear a balanced view on homeownership in a world full of sensational news headlines. Buy […]

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Moving with children does not have to be a struggle!

Moving into a new home brings with it a lot of emotions, particularly for families moving with children. Excitement and enthusiasm are coupled with anxiety and apprehension as to whether […]

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Eco friendly tips

Interest in the environment and green building has moved beyond installing energy efficient appliances and swapping out incandescent light bulbs for compact fluorescents. With luxury condos touting eco-friendly features like […]

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His & hers home buying: Finding a home as a couple

For most couples, buying a home is the most significant purchase they will ever make together. While the prospect of owning a home is an exciting one, it can often seem overwhelming, especially for those who are new to the real estate process. From selecting a neighborhood to deciding how to use a spare room, navigating the world of homeownership together requires some extra work. However, couples will be thankful they put in the additional effort when the “sold” sign is posted on the home of both of their dreams.

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