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Expert Quotes on the 2024 Housing Market Forecast

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If you’re thinking about buying or selling a Boston area home soon, you probably want to know what you can expect from the housing market in 2024. In 2023, higher mortgage rates, confusion over home price headlines, and a lack of homes for sale created some challenges for buyers and sellers looking to make a move. But what’s on the horizon for [...]

Understanding Boston's Real Estate Market in Q3 2023: A Guide

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Our Q3 2023 market report was recently released, and Nick examines it and explains how it can be a valuable tool in the Boston real estate market. He describes how buyers and sellers can best use it to navigate the current trends. He also identifies some key components of the report that are market [...]

What You Should Know About Closing Costs in Boston

What You Should Know About Closing Costs in Boston

Before you buy a home in Boston, it's important to plan ahead. While most buyers consider how much they need to save for a down payment, many are surprised by the closing costs they have to pay. To ensure you aren't caught off guard when it's time to close on your home, you need to understand what closing costs are and how much you should budget for.

Why It Makes Sense To Move Before Spring

Why It Makes Sense To Move Before Spring

Spring is usually the busiest season in the Boston housing market. Many buyers wait until then to make their move, believing it's the best time to find a home. However, that isn't always the case when you factor in the competition you could face with other buyers at that time of year. If you're ready to buy a home, here's why it makes sense to move before the spring market picks up.

A new year, a new opportunity for home ownership in Boston: Conforming loan limits set to increase in 2023

A new year, a new opportunity for home ownership in Boston: Conforming loan limits set to increase in 2023

Earlier this month, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said that the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will increase by 12% nationally in 2023. This is excellent news for homebuyers in Greater Boston, as the loan limit for one-unit properties in Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk counties will increase by more than $100,000 to a limit of $828,000.

Pre-Approval Is a Critical First Step on Your Boston Homebuying Journey

Pre-Approval Is a Critical First Step on Your Boston Homebuying Journey

If you're planning to buy a home in the Boston area this year, one of the first steps on your journey is getting pre-approved. Especially in today's market when mortgage rates are higher than they were just a few months ago, getting a mortgage pre-approval can be a game changer. Here's why.

Three Things Boston Buyers Can Do in Today's Housing Market

Three Things Boston Buyers Can Do in Today's Housing Market

It's clear the 2022 housing market has been defined by rising mortgage rates. With rates on the rise, it's also become more costly to purchase a home in Boston. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR):

Selling Your House? Your Asking Price Matters More Now Than Ever

Selling Your House? Your Asking Price Matters More Now Than Ever

There's no doubt about the fact that the housing market is slowing from the frenzy we saw over the past two years. But what does that mean for you if you're thinking of selling your home in the Boston area?

Why Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Boston Sellers

Why Right Now Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Boston Sellers

If you're thinking about selling your Boston area home in 2022, you truly have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at your fingertips. When selling anything, you always hope for strong demand for the item coupled with a limited supply. That maximizes your leverage when you're negotiating the sale. Home sellers are in that exact situation right now. Here's why.

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