Merrimack Valley Real Estate- Massachusetts, Essex and Middlesex County

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Massachusetts smoke and carbon detector laws require a seller to get a certificate of compliance for their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors before the transfer of a property.Smoke and CO detectors save lives. Massachusetts law helps provide properly working detectors in the event of a fire or ...
Every month I get a call from a potential buyer looking for rent to own home.  Upon discussing further with the potential buyer, they seek a rent to own situation because they cannot traditionally finance a home. 90% of the time this is why a buyer opts to consider a rent to ownIf you do decide t...
What Is A Homeowner’s Association (HOA)A homeowner’s association is also referred to as an HOA.  An HOA is an organization within a planned community such as a subdivision or condominium complex.  An HOA is put in place for one of two reasons there is common ownership or there are restrictive cov...
What Is A Bedroom From A Legal Perspective?Building codes may vary from town to town.  But, many state codes fall back to the International Residential Building Code or IRC.  The IRC sets minimum building codes for one and two-family structures.Contrary to popular belief, nowhere does the IRC req...
In the recent red hot, real estate market, we have seen buyers competing heavily for desirable homes.One way buyers are trying to tip the scales in their favor is writing love letters to the home sellers.  They have heard their friends have done it or the agent representing them as home buyer has...
There is much to the home buying process.  Financing, finding the right home, making an offer, home inspections, etc....During the home process, you should do a radon test to find out of your future home has high levels of radon in a home.  The question is should you buy a home with high levels o...
Since 2015 the real estate market in Tewksbury MA has been on the rise with some years approaching 7-10% appreciation. Optimism in the economy and low interest rates have created the rise in the price of housing in Tewksbury. Combine that with an extreme lack of inventory it has kept the Tewksbur...
I had to reshare this post. Bill Gassett obviously put a lot of time and thought into this one.  If you are buying a home or selling a home there is great info in here for you to start with.  Crazy Good Featured Real Estate Articles Are you ready for a killer real estate roundup? Do you want to r...
I recently wrote a blog post on virtual staging. I was prompted to write the article after having a string of vacant listings. Unfortunately, marketing a vacant home can present some challenges. Vancant room after vacant room, especially when they have no defining features tend to run into each o...
For the better part of my career I have used a third party showing service to schedule showings on my listings.The pro's of the service are creating an easy seamless way for agents to easily schedule showings and for home owners to easily confirm showings.  A showing can be confirmed as easily as...

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