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By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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How to Prepare for a Bidding War [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights With so few houses available on the market today, being ready for a bidding war is essential for prospective homebuyers. From pre-approval to making your best offer, here are three tips to make sure you can act quickly and confidently...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
Comments 16
The COVID-19 virus has affected everyone, everywhere. Economies were good and in the U.S. more people were working, interest rates are low, and people are buying homes! THEN, JUST LIKE THAT, things came to a screeching halt. All of a sudden many people's jobs were declared unessential (what a sla...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
Comments 12
This question comes up frequently with buyers. I found this article at Realty Times that offers great information to everyone who wants to better understand their creditworthiness and may be looking to purchase a home now or in the near future. I do know that the credit rating companies have chan...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Do You Need to Know More about Forbearance and Mortgage Relief Options? Earlier this year when the nation pressed pause on the economy and unemployment rates jumped up significantly, many homeowners were immediately concerned about being able to pay their mortgages, and understandably so. To assi...

By Westchester Modular Homes Construction Corp, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange
(Westchester Modular Homes Construction Corp)
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By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for Sale Many industries have been devastated by the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus. Real estate is not one of them. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist for First American, just reported: “Since hitting a low point during the initial stages o...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment? One of the biggest misconceptions for first-time homebuyers is how much you’ll need to save for a down payment. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always have to put 20% down to buy a house. Here’s how it breaks down. A recent survey by Point2...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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There comes a time when we ALL have to accept that our bodies age. The brain will keep telling us we can still do the things we've always done BUT our body reminds us otherwise. Pam & I bought a ranch house with the knowledge we had no plans on ever moving again. Our biggest issue is where in the...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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6 Reasons You’ll Win by Selling with a Real Estate Agent This Fall There are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times, like what we face today, it becomes even more important to have an expert you trust to help guide you through th...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Thinking of Moving? [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights If you’re ready to sell your house but you’re worried about finding one to move into, why not invest in a brand-new home built just for you? New construction is on the rise, so it’s a great time to think about a custom home to fit your family’s ch...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
Comments 10
Can Interest Rates be lower? Who knows? I didn't think they'd be this low. One of my clients just refinanced at 2.75% fixed 30 years. BUYERS do not procrastinate! Now to get inventory numbers up. SELLERS. we know you are out there...lol Mortgage Market Reportfor the week ending on October 8, 2020...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Should You Buy a Retirement Home Sooner Rather than Later? Every day in the U.S., roughly 10,000 people turn 65. Prior to the health crisis that swept the nation in 2020, most people had to wait until they retired to make a move to the beach, the golf course, or the senior living community they w...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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The topic of conversation in many towns, around the country, has been, "What about Halloween?" On Monday the Georgetown Board of Selectman approved a plan for Halloween, as presented by the Georgetown Police Chief. In short, Halloween is on, albeit on a voluntary basis with CDC Guidelines being f...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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 The cooler weather of Fall is a signal to begin the process of preparing your home for the cold winter months.What should you be doing to prepare? So glad you asked. These are not in any particular order.1. Tune up your heating system - Your technician will ensure the system is working efficient...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’s One of the best ways to build your family’s financial future is through homeownership. Recent data from the Federal Reserve indicates the net worth of a homeowner is actually over 40 times greater than that of a renter. Maybe it’s time to sta...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
Comments 1
Is it Time to Move into a Single-Story Home? Once the kids have left the nest, you may be wondering what to do with all of the extra space in your home. Chances are, you don’t need four bedrooms anymore, and it may be a great time to sell your house and downsize, maybe even into a single-story ho...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Why Pricing Your House Right Is Essential In today’s real estate market, setting the right price for your house is one of the most valuable things you can do. According to the U.S. Economic Outlook by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing home prices nationwide are forecasted to in...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Rising Home Equity Can Power Your Next Move [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights According to CoreLogic, homeowners across the country are gaining significant equity. Over the past year, the average homeowner gained $9,800 in equity, growing their overall net worth. If you’re ready to sell your house an...

By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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Buyers Are Finding More Space in the Luxury Home Market A year ago, additional space and extra amenities had a very different feel for homebuyers. Today, the health crisis has brought to light how valuable more square footage and carefully designed floorplans can be. Home offices, multi-purpose r...

By Westchester Modular Homes Construction Corp, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange
(Westchester Modular Homes Construction Corp)
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