Kristy Bonaventura's (platinumrealtors) Blog

Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Heritage
When I meet with buyers for the first time, I always ask them what they’re most concerned about regarding the home buying process. I’ve had a wide variety of responses over the years, but by far, the most common response is the fear of over-extending. And let’s face it, just a few years ago at th...
When: Sunday mornings 10-11:30 a.m. Where: RE/MAX Heritage LLC, The Cyber Café 248 Main Street, Suite 201, Reading, MA Every Sunday, from 10-11:30 a.m., stop by the Cyber Café at our Reading office to get a winning game plan. Grab a cappuccino or latté and pick up a list of the day’s open houses,...
Ask anyone what comes to mind when you say "Boston" and I'll bet that right after "Red Sox" you'll hear "history." The same could be said for many of Boston's neighboring cities and towns. In Medford, for example, home buyers have the chance to own a piece of local history. Old Medford High, buil...
What does the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act mean for me? The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, passed this February, offers some much needed good news for home buyers. The most talked about provision of the bill includes a tax credit for first time home buyers (or consumers who hav...
If you’re planning a change of address this year, consider starting your search sooner rather than later. While the real estate market typically slows during the winter months, there are many good reasons to buy now. Interest rates are low. Mortgage rates have now fallen for six straight weeks! T...
Common practice is to "wait 'til spring" to list a home for sale. But today's real estate market is anything but common, and if you're planning to sell your home, there are many reasons to consider an uncommon approach. In the winter months, sellers may benefit from: An improved buying position. ...
Who: Hosted by Kristy Bonaventura, Realtor and sponsored by Allan Martorana, Brookline Bank. What: Join us for a glass of champagne, some sweets, and a tour of one of Medford's most sought-after residences: a stylish one-bedroom condo in historic Old Medford High. Listed at just $209,500, this c...
Most people do not understand what a “short sale” is and are afraid to ask. So, here it is… Basically a short-sale occurs when the seller’s monetary obligations are more that what the seller is going to realize from the sale of their home and the seller is unable to pay the difference. A short-sa...

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