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By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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93% of Americans Believe a Home Is a Better Investment Than Stocks A recent Survey of Consumer Finances study released by the Federal Reserve reveals the net worth of homeowners is forty times greater than that of renters. If you’re wondering if homeownership is a good investment, the study clear...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Some Buyers Prefer Smaller Homes Over the past year, we’ve had plenty of opportunities to reflect on what we consider most important in our lives. The place we call home is one of the biggest things many of us are reevaluating. George Ratiu, Senior Economist at realtor.com, shares: “The very natu...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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4 Major Reasons Households in Forbearance Won’t Lose Their Homes to Foreclosure There has been a lot of discussion as to what will happen once the 2.3 million households currently in forbearance no longer have the protection of the program. Some assume there could potentially be millions of forec...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Multigenerational Housing Is Gaining Momentum Some Highlights If your house is feeling a little cramped with the addition of adult children or aging parents, it might be time to consider a move-up into a multigenerational home that better suits your changing needs. With benefits that include a co...

By Zachary Parker, Real Estate Marketing Pro | SEO Gun for Hire
(ProSource Media)
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The South End has been one of the hottest rental markets in all of Boston over the past decade.  It has solidified itself as one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Beantown, home to the city’s best arts and cultural scene and widely considered to be the epicenter of Boston’s best restaurant o...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits A Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today’s power-packed housing market. Here are the top four financial benefits of owning a home according to consumer respo...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Latest Jobs Report: What Does It Mean for You & the Housing Market? Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a very encouraging jobs report. The economy gained 916,000 jobs in March – well above expert projections of 650,000 to 675,000. The unemployment rate fell again and is now at 6...

By Kevin Vitali, Helping Massachusetts Home Buyers and Home Sellers
(EXIT Realty Beatrice Associates)
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A popular home improvement prject for the do-it-yourselfer is installing laminate floors.  Installation of laminate floors is seemingly easy and for the most part it is a realistic project a homeowner can tackle on their own.Laminate floors are layed down and are easily interlocked together. The ...

By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor with Century 21
(Century 21)
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Pennington Crossing Condominium in Walpole OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescriptionMarket Stats $519,000 Condominium Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 1,470 sqftYear Built: 2020MLS #: 72799461 Location 1301 Pennington DriveWalpole, MA 02081USA Michael Mahoney Century 21(617) 6...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ Market In a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For Sale By Owner, or FSBO) instead of working with a trusted real estate professional. When the inventory of homes for sale is as lo...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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  Does Solar Power Add Value To A Home?   One of the best things that you can add to your home is a solar power system. These can be costly but they save you a lot in the long term on utility costs. While government programs have scaled back for these energy saving improvements over the years, th...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Your Tax Refund and Stimulus Savings May Help You Achieve Homeownership This Year If you’re planning to buy a home this year, saving for a down payment is one of the most important steps in the process. One of the best ways to jumpstart your savings is by starting with the help of your tax refund...

By Associate Broker Falmouth MA Cape Cod Heath Coker, Heath Coker Berkshire Hathaway HS Robert Paul Prop
(https://teamcoker.robertpaul.com)
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Falmouth MA Real Estate Market in March 2021 Cape Cod The Falmouth MA, Cape Cod, Real Estate Market in March 2021 is busy and crazy. Falmouth has limited inventory and rising prices. The pictures below show some of the data that we see in 2021.With over 20,000 properties, Falmouth is one of the l...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Buyer Competition Is Good News for Sellers  Some Highlights With so many buyers looking for homes to purchase and so few houses available today, there’s a substantial increase in bidding wars, and homes are selling fast. According to the latest Realtors Confidence Index Survey from the National A...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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There’s No Reason To Panic Over Today’s Lending Standards Today, some are afraid the real estate market is starting to look a lot like it did in 2006, just prior to the housing crash. One of the factors they’re pointing to is the availability of mortgage money. Recent articles about the availabil...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Is Homeownership Still Considered Part of the American Dream? Since the birth of our nation, homeownership has always been considered a major piece of the American Dream. As Frederick Peters reports in Forbes: “The idea of a place of one’s own drives the American story. We became a nation out of ...

By Zachary Parker, Real Estate Marketing Pro | SEO Gun for Hire
(ProSource Media)
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Tomorrow will mark exactly 7 months from the day the Fenway vacancy rate began its jaw-dropping blastoff as a result of the pandemic, remote learning, and the international travel ban.  The pivotal 9/1 leasing date came to pass, and Fenway saw the usual number of students moving out as their apar...

By Associate Broker Falmouth MA Cape Cod Heath Coker, Heath Coker Berkshire Hathaway HS Robert Paul Prop
(https://teamcoker.robertpaul.com)
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Real Estate Bourne MA, Cape Cod Market in March 2021Bourne MA, Cape Cod Real Estate Market in March 2021The Bourne MA Real Estate Market on Cape Cod in March 2021 is busy and crazy. Like the rest of the Massachusetts' real estate markets, Bourne has limited inventory and rising prices. The pictur...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Multi-Generational Living is a New Trend: Here's How to Make it Work  Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Housing priorities of young families and retired couples can vary. More and more households are combining by necessity or for the added convenience. When households combine, invariably, so...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying Budget Mortgage rates are on the rise this year, but they’re still incredibly low compared to the historic average. However, anytime there’s a change in the mortgage rate, it affects what you can afford to borrow when you’re buying a home. As ...

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