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By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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While they aren’t often in the spotlight, independent brokerages account for a large percentage of real estate sales. But starting your own brokerage is not easy, many brokers prefer to open a franchise and pay dues in exchange for support.However, what many don’t realize is that independent brok...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Owning a Home Is Still More Affordable Than Renting One If spending more time at home over the past year is making you really think hard about buying a home instead of renting one, you’re not alone. You may be wondering, however, if the dollars and cents add up in your favor as home prices contin...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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How to Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality This Year In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Through his passion and determination, he sparked interest, ambition, and courage in his audience. Today, reflecting on his message enc...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Kitchen Renovations Add Style and Value to Your Home    Photo by Solomon Rodgers via Pixabay   When you've been in the same home for a while, it is common to get an itch to switch things up a little bit. For many homeowners, this means renovating the kitchen. Renovation is a great way to not only...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Why Right Now May Be the Time to Sell Your House The housing market made an incredible recovery in 2020 and is now positioned for an even stronger year in 2021. Record-low mortgage interest rates are a driving factor in this continued momentum, with average rates hovering at historic all-time low...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Will Forbearance Plans Lead to a Tsunami of Foreclosures? At the onset of the economic disruptions caused by the COVID pandemic, the government quickly put into place forbearance plans to allow homeowners to remain in their homes without making their monthly mortgage payments. Today, almost three...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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4 Reasons People Are Buying Homes in 2021 According to many experts, the real estate market is expected to continue growing in 2021, and it’s largely driven by the lasting impact the pandemic is having on our lifestyles. As many of us spend extra time at home, we’re reevaluating what “home” means...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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What Does 2021 Have in Store for Home Values? According to the latest CoreLogic Home Price Insights Report, nationwide home values increased by 8.2% over the last twelve months. The dramatic rise was brought about as the inventory of homes for sale reached historic lows at the same time buyer dem...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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...a Real Estate Professional? Many people question whether they should hire a licensed Real Estate Realtor® when they make the decision to sell or buy Real Estate. It is one of the most important decisions to make. There are many twists and turns in the process of selling that most people are no...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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These days, The question(s) people are asking most are should I sell my house or wait? AND the other is... if I sell my house will I be able to purchase what I want?Anyone who knows me knows that I believe any day is a good day to purchase or sell Real Estate. Your decision really depends on your...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights Choosing the right real estate professional to work with is one of the most important decisions you can make in your homebuying or selling process. The right agent can explain current market conditions and break down exactly...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Is This the Year to Sell My House? If one of the questions you’re asking yourself is, “Should I sell my house this year?” consumer sentiment about selling today should boost your confidence in the right direction. Even with the current health crisis that continues to challenge our nation, America...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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No one has a crystal ball when predicting what the Real Estate Market has in store for us in 2021, BUT, there are experts that are able to look at statistics, mathematical algorithms, evaluate the trends, and provide a somewhat big picture look. NOW, all Real Estate Markets are local AND every ma...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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The Importance of Home Equity in Building Wealth Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder leading to household wealth. As Freddie Mac recently posted: “Homeownership has cemented its role as part of the American Dream, providing families with a place that is their own and an ave...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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Placing your home on the active Real Estate Market can be an emotional experience. That's why it's always best to have someone on your side looking out for your best interest. Enter, the Professional Realtor®. There are many things to accomplish in the process. Your Realtor® will be able to walk ...

By Suzanne Cutler, 617-549-5829, Braintree MA, Realtor, Real Estate
(Success! Real Estate)
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501 Commerce Dr. Building 3-113.  Turtle Crossing condo on the first floor - one level living at it's best.  This open floor plan has the kitchen with SS appliances and granite countertops open to the living room.  The large master bedroom with a walk-in closet and a full bathroom with a jacuzzi ...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Why Not to Wait Until Spring to Make a Move? The housing market recovery coming into the new year has been nothing short of remarkable. Many experts agree the turnaround from the nation’s economic pause is playing out extremely well for real estate, and the current market conditions are truly mak...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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Are you considering selling your home on your own in 2021? This is known as FSBO or For Sale by Owner. Let me say this, please. There's more to selling your home than placing it on the FSBO market. In the article below are reasons you may want to reconsider trying to sell your home on your own. T...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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It's back to work for me! I took the month of December off as our 2nd son got married and the holiday season was in full swing.  Now the holidays are over, the new year has arrived, covid remains with us, still causing uncertainty, BUT, the Real Estate market is a resilient market as are Real Est...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House This Year It’s exciting to put a house on the market and to think about making new memories in new spaces. However, despite the anticipation of what’s to come, we can still have deep sentimental attachments to the home we’re leaving behind. Growing emotions can...

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