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U.S. Mortgage Interest Rates Decline for Third Straight Week

Apr 11, 2017 4:49:21 PM

Average U.S. mortgage interest rates declined for the third consecutive week, according to Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey for the week ending April 6, 2017. 

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Topics: Mortgage Rates & News

Massachusetts Foreclosures Fall Off a Cliff in February 2017

Apr 6, 2017 12:13:51 PM

The number of foreclosure starts in Massachusetts declined 37.7 percent in February 2017 compared to February 2016, The Warren Group, a publisher of real estate news and data, reported April 4, 2017. 

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Topics: Real Estate Market, Foreclosure News, The Warren Group

How Much Did Massachusetts Homes Sales Decline in February 2017?

Apr 5, 2017 7:49:35 PM

Massachusetts home sales declined on a year-over-year basis in February 2017; however, single-family home sales were relatively healthy when measured against February transactions over the past 10 years.

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Topics: Massachusetts Home Prices, The Warren Group, Real Estate Misc.

U.S. Mortgage Interest Rates Decline Again

Apr 4, 2017 3:28:41 PM

Average U.S. mortgage interest rates declined for the second consecutive week, according to Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey.  

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Topics: Mortgage Rates & News

Franklin, MA Real Estate and Community Guide

Mar 30, 2017 11:15:00 AM

Franklin, Massachusetts, a suburb with a population of just over 32,000 people, borders the towns of Bellingham, Medway, Millis, Norfolk, and Wrentham. Franklin, MA received national recognition after being named one of Family Circle’s 2007 “Ten Best Towns for Families” in the United States and for being placed second in 2012, first in 2013 and 2014, and seventh in 2015 on NeighborhoodScout’s list of 100 safest cities in the country. CNNMoney also ranked Franklin No. 10 nationally on their list of “100 Best Places to live and launch” your company.

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Topics: Community Information, Massachusetts Home Prices, Massachusetts Relocation, Franklin MA

After Jump, Mortgage Interest Rates Drop

Mar 23, 2017 1:38:40 PM

After a jump last week, average U.S. mortgage interest rates declined for the week ending March 23, 2017, according to Freddie Mac's weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey.

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Topics: Mortgage Rates & News

Mansfield, MA Real Estate & Community Guide

Mar 22, 2017 8:50:00 PM

Mansfield, Massachusetts, a Boston suburb with a population of a little more than 23,000 people, borders Attleboro, Easton, Foxborough, North Attleboro, Norton, Plainville, and Sharon. The Town of Mansfield is conveniently located next to the intersections of Interstate 495 and Interstate 95, providing easy interstate highway access to the North, South, East and West. 

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Topics: Real Estate Market, Community Information, Massachusetts Home Prices, Massachusetts Relocation, Mansfield MA

Easton, MA Real Estate and Community Guide

Mar 22, 2017 3:48:59 PM

Easton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston, was named CNN’s Money Magazine 100 Best Places to Live in America in 2008, 2009, and 2011 and was on SafeWise’s 2014 list of the Safest Cities in Massachusetts. Easton had an estimated 2010 population of 23,357 people, and it borders West Bridgewater, Brockton, Mansfield, Norton, Raynham, Sharon, Stoughton, and Taunton. Easton is approximately 30 miles from both Boston and Providence, Rhode Island.

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Topics: Real Estate Market, Community Information, Massachusetts Home Prices, Massachusetts Relocation, Easton MA

Mortgage Interest Rates Half Point Higher Than Last Year

Mar 21, 2017 6:15:00 AM

Massachusetts homebuyers preparing to enter the Greater Boston real estate market now that spring has arrived will be faced not only with scarce inventory and competition from other buyers but higher interest rates too. 

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Topics: Mortgage Rates & News

Homebuyers Regret Waiting Too Long to Prepare to Buy

Mar 20, 2017 9:54:02 AM

An unfortunate scenario occurs over and over again every weekend in the Greater Boston area. It plays out something like this. 

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Topics: Home-buying Tips, Real Estate Misc.

U.S. Mortgage Interest Rates Hit 2017 High

Mar 13, 2017 10:50:07 AM

Average U.S. mortgage loan interest rates increased to the highest average rate since the start of the year, according to Freddie Mac's weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey for the week ending March 9, 2017. 

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Topics: Mortgage Rates & News

Do Your Homework Before Choosing a Buyer Agent

Mar 9, 2017 9:32:09 AM

You've heard it over and over again. Buying a home likely will be the biggest financial transaction of your entire life. It's a cliché at this point, but it is true.

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Topics: Home-buying Tips, Real Estate Misc.

    

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