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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

What sells a house

In today's market, many sellers want to know the secret to selling their homes quickly. They want to know ways to hold on to the equity they've build over the past decade. Unfortunately, there is no golden equation that equals the perfect sale. Yet, while there is no "sure thing" in the housing market these days, there are certain factors that affect how quickly and for how much your home sells.

That noise you hear is opportunity knocking

The "Gold Bugs" are out in force. Recently, the price of the precious metal moved above $1,800 per ounce. In the last five years, gold is up a staggering 200-plus %. In 2006 the price hovered around $600 per ounce and barely received any mention as a good investment. Yet when the price pushed above $1,500 an ounce there was a buying frenzy.

New lending guidelines render moving time-sensitive

By Steve Levine It wasn's an unexpected announcement, to some degree, but the sheer amounts have caught many completely off guard, as the federal housing...

Marlborough Savings Bank and Weichert Realtors, ComVest Residential co-host home-buyer seminar Oct. 3

Northborough - Monday, Oct. 3, Marlborough Savings Bank and Weichert Realtors, ComVest Residential will be co-hosting a free community information home-buyer seminar from 6...

The challenge of moving with children

By Michelle Gillespie Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage School buses are back on the roads - a sure sign of fall. But even though school has begun,...

Sellers, details count when listing in the fall!

By Vicki Aubry To buyers, details count when evaluating your home. Remember, yours is not the only home on the market and buyers will seek...

Stop renting and buy while homes are most affordable

By Phoebe Chongchua If you're currently renting and have dreamed of owning a home, now may be the perfect time. Trulia.com is reporting that during...

When less is more, and other tidbits…

By Steve Levine Over the last 25 years of selling homes here in our area, the goal has always been to focus on how...

Selling this fall? What's your game plan?

By Michelle Gillespie Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Autumn in New England is the second best time of the year to sell a home. Moderate temperatures and the...

Buyers: Misconceptions will cost you!

By Vicki Aubry Misconceptions about the market keep buyers from getting the house they want time and time again! How is this possible you...