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Homeowners Insurance for Home Purchases in MA

Homeowners insurance is required for home purchases in MA. If it’s your first time buying a home, you may be wondering what is required before and after closing. Here’s what... Read More

ICYMI – FHA MI Rates Are Dropping this Month

Update Jan. 20, 2017: The Trump administration cancelled this rate change.  Attention FHA Home Buyers,… FHA MI Rates are dropping this month! The new, lower rates apply to the monthly... Read More

Mortgage Points | Should You Pay Points on Your Mortgage?

If you’re evaluating mortgage options for a MA home purchase, you may be presented with a few different loan options. One common option is to pay points for a lower... Read More

What is a Clear to Close for MA Home Purchases?

If you are using a mortgage for a MA home purchase, obtaining a clear to close is very important. It means that your loan has met all of the mortgage... Read More

Tax Deductible Homeownership Expenses

As the year comes to a close, we all know that tax season is right around the corner. One of the benefits of homeownership is the ability to deduct certain... Read More

Impact of Solar Panels on MA Home Sales

Solar panels are a great way to add energy efficiency to your home. However, if you lease your solar panels, it is important to know that they can complicate matters... Read More

Items Needed at Home Closings in MA

Your closing is approaching. Congrats! Here are a list of items needed at home closings in MA. Keep this in mind to prevent any last minute delays at the closing... Read More

MA Holiday Home Showings

It’s the holidays, but that doesn’t halt your home buying plans. If anything, you may take advantage of the extra days off to continue your house hunting. Before you cancel... Read More

MA Smoke Detector Law for Homes Built Before 1975

An overview of MA smoke detector law for residential homes built before 1975 including details on the changes taking effect December 1, 2016... Read More

Avoid Closing Delays in Massachusetts | MA Homebuyer Tips

As you go through the process of buying home, the closing date is what you look forward to most. It marks the end of the home buying process and the start... Read More