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Mortgage Interest Rates Decline After Nearly Two-month Rise

Apr 10, 2021 8:26:18 PM

U.S. mortgage interest rates decreased for the week ending April 8, 2021, the first decline in interest rates after seven straight weeks of increases, according to Freddie Mac's weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey.

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Topics: Mortgage Rates & News

Do Massachusetts Home Buyers Pay Taxes When Buying a Home?

Apr 6, 2021 5:42:00 AM

No, Massachusetts home buyers do not pay taxes on the purchase of real estate, but home sellers do pay something called tax stamps.

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Topics: Home-buying Tips, Real Estate Misc., Massachusetts Relocation, Real Estate Law, Boston Relocation

Mortgage Interest Rates Rise to Highest Level Since June 2020

Mar 21, 2021 6:57:26 AM

U.S. mortgage interest rates rose to the highest level in nearly nine months for the week ending March 18, 2021, according to Freddie Mac's weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey.

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Topics: Real Estate Market, Massachusetts Home Prices, Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Mortgage Rates & News

Mortgage Interest Rates Reach Highest Point Since Summer 2020

Mar 8, 2021 4:33:40 PM

Mortgage interest rates in the U.S. rose to the highest level since July 2020, for the week ending March 4, 2021, according to Freddie Mac's weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey.

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Canton, MA Real Estate Market: 10 Things Homebuyers Should Know

Feb 26, 2021 7:53:45 AM

The Canton, Massachusetts real estate market saw relatively modest single-family home price gains in 2020, while condominium prices jumped double digits.

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Topics: Community Information, Massachusetts Home Prices, Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Dedham MA, Haverhill MA, Real Estate Law, Wakefield MA, Acton MA, Canton MA, Waltham MA

Ashland, MA Home Prices Decline in 2020, Bucking Statewide Trend

Feb 21, 2021 8:11:16 AM

Despite a dramatic rise in real estate prices statewide in 2020, the median price of a single-family home in Ashland, Massachusetts declined last year, according to data compiled by the Massachusetts Association of Realtors.

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Topics: Real Estate Market, Community Information, Massachusetts Home Prices, Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Ashland MA

Mortgage Interest Rates Rise to Three-month High

Feb 19, 2021 7:18:31 PM

Mortgage interest rates in the U.S. rose to the highest level since November 2020, for the week ending February 18, 2021, according to Freddie Mac's weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey.

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Topics: Real Estate Market, Massachusetts Home Prices, Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Mortgage Rates & News

Haverhill, MA Home Prices Spike, Inventory Plummets in 2020

Feb 17, 2021 8:59:12 AM

Haverhill, Massachusetts single-family home prices rose double digits in 2020 and have skyrocketed over the past decade, according to data compiled by the Massachusetts Association of Realtors. 

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Topics: Real Estate Market, Community Information, Massachusetts Home Prices, Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Haverhill MA

Mortgage Interest Rates Unchanged Two Straight Weeks

Feb 16, 2021 2:51:19 PM

Mortgage interest rates in the U.S. remained unchanged for the second consecutive week, for the week ending February 11, 2021, according to Freddie Mac's weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey.

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Topics: Mortgage Rates & News

Acton, MA Home Prices, Sales Mixed in 2020

Feb 13, 2021 8:32:05 AM

Acton, Massachusetts single-family home and condominium prices both saw double-digit moves in 2020, just in the opposite direction. 

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Topics: Real Estate Market, Community Information, Massachusetts Home Prices, Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Acton MA

Waltham, MA Real Estate Market: 11 Things Homebuyers Should Know

Feb 8, 2021 8:14:46 AM

Waltham, Massachusetts single-family home and condominium prices increased in 2020, but while single-family home sales were down slightly, the number of condos sold fell more than 10 percent.

The following are 11 things prospective homebuyers should know about the Waltham, MA real estate market, according to MLS data compiled by the Massachusetts Association of Realtors.

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Topics: Real Estate Market, Community Information, Massachusetts Home Prices, Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Waltham MA

After Rising, Mortgage Interest Rates Decline Again

Jan 30, 2021 7:31:52 PM

Some in the real estate industry thought mortgage interest rates were on the rise after a 14-basis-point jump about two weeks ago; however, rates slipped lower for the week ending January 28, 2021, according to Freddie Mac's weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey.

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Topics: Real Estate Market, Massachusetts Home Prices, Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Mortgage Rates & News

   

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