Sale

June 15, 2016

Put A Value On Your Time

We are currently in the process of finishing (hopefully) a 3 family listing in Dorchester, which has had many speed bumps along the way. The owner of the triple-decker decided to convert the property into three separate condos, going against the advice that he received from the listing agent. The ...

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April 28, 2016

Sell for profit or rent

If you’re in the business of rehabilitating old properties, you may find yourself faced with a choice: is it really the best idea to sell the property off immediately, or should you offer it as a rental property instead? Boston is a unique market which offers benefits for both options depending ...

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March 29, 2016

Unrealistic Buyer Expectations (Pt II)

I think I came down a little hard on some buyers the last time I discussed unrealistic expectations. Although I stand by my statements… I do understand that misinformation is the root of all of this. That being said… came across two other misconceptions we hear a lot in this ...

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Dec. 21, 2015

Affordability in Hyde Park and Mattapan

It is no surprise that the Boston Real Estate market is HOT! Luxury condo buildings are on the rise, as are rental prices and demand for housing. The Boston Inclusionary Development Policy hopes to keep a place in the city reserved for low and middle-income families. 

Some affordable housing ...

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Nov. 10, 2015

How Much House Can You Afford?

**Your lender decides what you can borrow but you decide what you can afford.**

When you make the decision to purchase a home, it is worth your time to consider total expenses and mortgage payments in your decision.
Lenders are careful, but they make qualification decisions based on averages and ...

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Aug. 28, 2012

The Seller's Home Inspection & Making Repairs

Understanding the true condition of your home prior to selling can obviously help you make an accurate evaluation of your property’s worth. Home inspections are traditionally done by the buyer once a sales contract is in place, but can also be done by the seller before the property is listed ...

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