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By Jim Mushinsky
(Centsable Inspection)
A Hanson MA home buyer should receive a brochure, Home Inspectors Facts for Consumers Sheet, at the time of the signing of the first written contract to purchase.A standard home inspection in Massachusetts is a visual examination of the physical structure and major interior systems of a residential building consisting of one to four dwelling units. It should be understood that there are certain risks inherent in the purchase of property and a home inspection is inherently limited in its scope and depth. The information gained from home inspection conforming to the Massachusetts Home Inspector Standards of Practice may reduce some of those risks, but the home inspection is not intended to provide the client with protection from all of the risks involved. Visit the Hanson MA Home Inspecto...
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By Lew Corcoran, Real Estate Agent, Home Stager, & Photographer
(Better Living Real Estate, LLC)
Mortgage Rate Forecast for August 30, 2010 - Improving, or...? Here are some of the events affecting mortgage rates today: What Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS) Are Doing Today: The price of the FNMA 30-Year 4.0% MBS coupon opened at 102.72 this morning - the same as Friday's close. At 9:30 AM, the 4.0% MBS coupon was trading at 102.78 - up 2/32 from its opening. Remember, on mortgage backed securities (MBSs), as the price goes up, the yield comes down - and so do mortgage rates. I expect that mortgage rates will be about the same in price this morning as compared to late Friday afternoon. Price Trend in Mortgage Backed Securities: The chart below shows the price trend of the FNMA 30-Year 4.0% coupon over the past 30 days from 7-31-2010 to 8-30-2010: Economic Reports, News, and Events A...
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By Lew Corcoran, Real Estate Agent, Home Stager, & Photographer
(Better Living Real Estate, LLC)
The Trend in Home Sales in Hanson MA - Improving, or...? Home prices in Hanson on average are falling! Home prices have fallen 5.0% since July of 2009. The current average listing price of homes for sale in Hanson MA is $315,441, down 3.8% from a month ago. Compare this to the current median sales price of $266,041 - where half of sales are above this amount and half below it. Below is a chart of the trend of median prices of homes for sale in Hanson MA over the past 5 years through July 2010: Hanson Recently Sold Homes Although cyclical, the number of sales for all homes have been increasing over the past year: Hanson Recently Sold Homes So what does all this mean? Well, if you're looking for a home in Hanson, you can probably find a bargain. Still, lowball offers won't cut it in a mar...
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