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Mmmmmmmm... What Is That Delicious Aroma? How many times have you heard that you need to bake some bread or chocolate chip cookies when you’re having an open house? Or to have potpourri simmering in the kitchen when prospective homebuyers drop by to tour your home? And that having something yummy...
09/03/2013
Your Home’s Value Is Going Up in Smoke   If you’re a cigarette smoker and you smoke in your home, then you’re causing your home’s resale value to go up in smoke. A recent study commissioned by Pfizer Canada, a pharmaceutical manufacturer, has found that smoking in your home can reduce its resale ...
08/31/2013
Why Should I Even Consider an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage? Because today’s historically low fixed mortgage rates are, well, history. Oh sure, mortgage rates are still low. But the interest rates on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages are now up in the mid-4s range from the mid-3s range just a few months ag...
08/30/2013
Is a Lease-to-Purchase Option Really for You? Are you’re tired of renting? Do you want to buy a home of your own, but haven’t saved any money? Is your credit history ‘less than stellar’ and you haven’t been able to qualify for a mortgage? When some people are in this situation, they often look fo...
08/27/2013
Why Homebuyers Should Get a Home Inspection   No home is perfect. Every home - including newly constructed ones - has issues. You should not expect sellers to disclose any information about the condition of the house you want to buy, or about any potential hazards to the property. Even if the sel...
08/23/2013
Should I Lock in a Rate, Or Let it Float   Mortgage rates have changed dramatically over the past three months. And nothing can be more frustrating for a homebuyer who’s been pre-approved for a mortgage than knowing their ability to qualify for that dream home could disappear in an instant. But t...
08/23/2013
Mortgage Rates Are on the Rise   While you’ve been out on your summer vacation this year, the average interest rates for fixed rate mortgages were rising: Mortgage rates have risen to their highest levels since July of 2011. According to Freddie Mac, the average interest rate on the 30-year fixed...
08/23/2013
 Knights of Columbus supports Cape Abilities   Left to right: Cape Abilities Board member Janice Nickerson; Knights of Columbus Council member Lewis Corcoran; Cape Abilities Life Skills Administrator Glenn Loomis; Knights of Columbus Council members Don Ouelette, Bill Weill and Bob Donahoe; and C...
10/20/2012
American Flags at the National Cemetery in Bourne MA In honor of our fallen heroes and in observance of Veteran's Day, there will be a placing of American flag at each gravesite at the National Cemetery in Bourne, Mass on on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. The cemetery never allowed flags to be placed t...
10/19/2012
190 N Main St Unit A Middleboro, MA 02346 Offered at $1,300 This Apartment is Spacious! Category: For Rent Type: Multi-Family Home Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Sq Ft: 1600 Year Built: 1800 # Stories: 2 Garage: N Lot Size: 0.32 MLS#: 71444991 Features Hardwood FloorsCeiling FansLarge Eat-in KitchenNe...
10/08/2012
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