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Multiple offers, Spring Market, Buying a home in MAThese last few weeks have been very busy ones for home Buyers and Sellers alike! The housing inventory in the Greater Boston Area is low and so you know the rest of this sentence. Yes, it's been a bit crazy and if you're one of those Buyers that has found themselves in a multiple offer situation or if you haven't as yet, here are a few tips from Avenue 3 Real Estate that may help strenghten your position:

1. Always have a lender in place before making an offer. It is best to have the language...


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Buying a condo, Boston Area Communities, MA condos 

Buying a condo in the Greater Boston Area Communities means buying full ownership of a portion of a building or complex. It means you have neighbors, association members, fees and bylaws. It means, you need to know what to ask about when you are buying so that you will not have any unpleasant surprises after moving in.

We do not mean to sound a negative tone here, condo buying is a terrific way to go, just be thorough in your research. Here are 6 important questions that you need to have...


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You're ready to hit some Open Houses Sunday but your time is limited due to weekend chores, shopping and of course, some much needed chilling time to catch-up on. So we're suggesting these 3 steps that will prepare you to make the experience efficient, easy and professional!

Step 1: Begin right here at the Avenue 3 Open House Search. You can browse through all the towns in Massachusetts, check open house hours and view property specifics in every property category. Once you have identified the...


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Buying a home, real estate contracts, MA real estate

Buying a home in MA is not the easiest thing to do.  First you have to find a home to suit your needs and then you need to navigate the buying process.  Unlike other states, buying a home in Massachusetts is a multi stage process.  First, you put forth your Offer to Purchase, then comes the Home Inspection, then, the Purchase and Sale Agreement , Mortgage and Closing.

Along the way you will be asked to sign many forms and contracts.  Some of these are issued by the State of Massachusetts, like the...


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By Judy Conley

Tax 1031 Exchange, MA Real Estate, Selling a Home   Yes and it's called a 1031 tax-deferred exchange for Real Estate.

What is a 1031 Exchange? A 1031 exchange allows investors to sell property and reinvest the proceeds in another property without having to pay taxes that would otherwise be recognized gain from the sale (capital gains tax).  The payment of such capital gains tax is deferred.

(Example:  selling your 2 family income property in Arlington MA and purchasing a single family rental property in Osterville, MA)

A tax-deferred exchange

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The condominium inventory in the Greater Boston Area is abundant, mortgage rates are good and you found a place that is just right for you….bedrooms, bathrooms, great kitchen, the works and you're ready to buy. Or are you?

Cambridge MA Condos,Somerville Condos, Lexington Mass Condos for saleWhen buying a condo, there is more to consider than just your unit. A condo is just one piece of a whole association.  Whether you are buying into a two unit association or a 200 unit association, there are things you should know before signing on the dotted line.

1. If there is...


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Open Houses, Open Houses in Massachusetts, Open Houses in the Greater Boston Area

So, you are armed with your list, your map/gps, and you are ready to go Open House shopping.  Open houses are a great way to see a good number of houses in one afternoon, but even the most dedicated Open House looker can get caught up in a crowded open house and miss the most important details. Ones that you really may not want to miss!

If you are looking at multiple homes, it is easy to get them confused with one another when you sit later to review – was that the one with the purple bathroom? ...


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Buying a home in MA, Living in Arlington MA, MA Real Estate, Buying a condo in MA

While Winter may seem too cold, or too snowy to go house hunting and your warm hot chocolate, your comfy slippers and your couch may seem more appealing.  Winter may actually be a great time to get out and find the property that is right for you!

1.FEWER COMPETITORS – The bad weather, the tough parking and the time to procrastinate keep other buyers home on their couches and out of the market.  Like Spring flowers, warmer weather brings buyers out in droves.  Get out there now while less c

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Selling a home in MA, MA real estate, Living in Arlington MA, Selling your home
During late Spring and Summer months, curb appeal comes naturally to many homes.  When autumn turns to winter and the sun sets earlier in the day, it becomes more difficult to create that inviting exterior look that grabs buyers from the curb.
With multiple homes for sale in Arlington MA, Cambridge MA and Medford MA, you'll want your home to stand out. The good news is you can create striking winter curb appeal without expensive and/or complicated exterior changes. It just requires a little cr


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  Valentine's Day, Buying a home in Arlington MA, Buying a home in Cambridge MA, MA  realestate

 

If you've been thinking about buying a home and you're just not there yet, don't think about what you can't do today, think about having a romantic celebration without spending a lot of money. You can personalize the day without breaking into your savings... and if you're not spending money you'll be moving closer to ultimate goal of property ownership! Personalizing your celebration and letting your loved one know how you feel about them can be very easy and here as a few of our ideas:


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