Massachusetts Real Estate News & Opinion by Claudette Millette

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Imagine the Fire Department Letting Your Home Burn to the Ground  That is exactly what happened to a family in Tennessee because they had neglected to pay the annual fee of $75 to the local firefighting service.   Gene Cranick lives in an area where being protected by the local fire department is...
10/07/2010
According to articles in The Boston Globe and The Herald, Massachusetts Attorney General, Martha Coakley has some major concerns about recent practices by some of the larger banks who have been foreclosing on homeowners in this state.  Specifically, the wide-spread use of "robo-signing."    So-ca...
10/06/2010
Buying a Home - The Final Walk-Through  Before closing on your new home you need to do a final walk-through of the premises.  This is a time to carefully inspect the property before officially taking ownership.   The walk-through I conduct with my clients lasts an hour or more and includes a deta...
10/05/2010
The John Hancock Tower is Sold for $930 Million   According to an article in the Wall Street Journal today Boston Properties Inc. has agreed to buy the John Hancock Tower from its current owners, Normandy Real Estate Partner and Five Mile Capital Partners.  Reportedly they will be paying around $...
10/04/2010
Hopkinton Massachusetts Home Sales - October 3, 2010 Before you buy a home in Hopkinton, MA, it is important to know what other homes in the area are selling for. In order to give you a more accurate picture of the local real estate market, I have put together statistics from the last 7 days. Th...
10/04/2010
Holliston Massachusetts Home Sales - October 3, 2010 Before you buy a home in Holliston, MA, it is important to know what other homes in the area are selling for. In order to give you a more accurate picture of the local real estate market, I have put together statistics from the last 7 days. Th...
10/04/2010
Natick Massachusetts Home Sales - October 3, 2010 Before you buy a home in Natick, MA, it is important to know what other homes in the area are selling for. In order to give you a more accurate picture of the local real estate market, I have put together statistics from the last 7 days. The foll...
10/04/2010
Southborough Massachusetts Home Sales - October 3, 2010 Before you buy a home in Southborough, MA, it is important to know what other homes in the area are selling for. In order to give you a more accurate picture of the local real estate market, I have put together statistics from the last 7 da...
10/04/2010
Ashland Massachusetts Home Sales - October 3, 2010 Before you buy a home in Ashland, MA, it is important to know what other homes in the area are selling for. In order to give you a more accurate picture of the local real estate market, I have put together statistics from the last 7 days. The fo...
10/03/2010
This was a question that a client asked me recently right after he signed his purchase and sale agreement and handed me the deposit check.   It was, in fact, a reasonable thing to ask under the circumstances.  Following all of the activity that ensues during a home search, who would not question ...
10/02/2010
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Claudette Millette

Buyer, Broker - Metrowest Mass
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