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Mary Ann Barry, Coldwell Banker Realty - NorthboroughPhone: (508) 330-7194
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Posted on 10/28/2020
Jumbo Loans: How Conforming Loan Limit Increase Affects the Jumbo Market
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay If you bought a house that was over $484,350 prior to 2020, you had to get a jumbo loan, which is a non-conforming loan. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) increased the limit on conforming loans to $510,400 in most areas. The FHFA also increased the loan limit to $765,600 in some...
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Posted on 10/26/2020
Westborough, MA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 10/21/2020
Tips for Sellers: Identify Your Target Buyer
For those who want to enjoy a successful home selling experience, identifying your target buyer is key. Because if you understand why buyers may choose your residence over other available houses, you can promote your home to the right groups of buyers. And as a result, you may be better equipped than ever before to streamline the house selling...
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Posted on 10/15/2020
Northborough, MA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 10/14/2020
Why Work with a REALTOR® When Searching for a Home
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Once you decide you’re in the market for a new home, one of the first decisions you’ll make is whether you should hire a real estate agent to shop for a house or go out your own. While buying a new home without a professional representative is possible, there is no disadvantage...
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Posted on 10/07/2020
Create a Transitional Bathroom
Photo by Андрей Постовой on Unsplash A transitional bathroom is a popular design trend that is a cross between modern and traditional. What are the key features of a transitional bathroom? A combination of two styles: A transitional bathroom can have different meanings to different people. Usually, it is a mixture of a recent era with the current...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Shrewsbury, MA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 09/30/2020
Key Differences and Terms: Property Insurance vs Homeowners' Insurance
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Often used interchangeably, the terms “property insurance” and “homeowners’ insurance” sometimes confuse new homebuyers. Homeowners’ insurance is a specialized form of property insurance. By “property” the insurance industry means anything that you own. Under that category come homeowners’ insurance and even renters’ insurance. These products cover single-family houses, condominiums and a renter’s...
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Posted on 09/25/2020
Another Property Sold - 61 Hadwen Road, Worcester, MA 01602
Looking for your first home, than your search is over. This well maintained, 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath cape is just waiting for its' new owner. Situated in Worcesters' desirable West Side you will be in walking distance of restaurants, shops, parks and Worcester State University. As you enter the front door you are greeted by your choice of 2 sets of French Doors, one leading to the formal dining room with built-in cabinets or the other to the large living room with cosy its' fire place and ample room for seating. The eat-in kitchen features a pantry area and breakfast nook. A large deck provides plenty of room for barbecues or just relaxing. ...
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Posted on 09/23/2020
Westborough, MA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 09/23/2020
A Home-Buying Wish List Helps Narrow Down Your Options
Photo by evondue via Pixabay A home-buying wish list may sound like a cathartic way to imagine a dream home that's dripping with luxury everywhere you turn, but it's really a practical way to help homeowners narrow down their options. When buyers look at too many homes, they may find that each property starts to run together. Use...
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Posted on 09/22/2020
Choosing the Right Home For Your Family is a Process
When you decide to make an offer on a home, your mind may be flooded with dozens of questions and concerns -- several of which may involve money matters, while others are about the condition of the house. However, if you've had the house professionally inspected and made sure your income is sufficient to absorb monthly expenses, than you've...
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