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The Fed just virtually guaranteed that mortgage rates will stay down

The Fed just virtually guaranteed that mortgage rates will stay down

The Federal Reserve has taken a fresh look at what the coronavirus is doing to the economy — and Chairman Jerome Powell and his colleagues have decided they'd better stick with the policies that have pushed mortgage rates to record lows that were once unimaginable. Rates on 30-year mortgages have been sliding below 3% for the first time in history, and the results of the Fed's July meeting virtually...

Pick a Boston Neighborhood

How to Pick a Boston Neighborhood

Transportation, housing costs, schools, parks, property taxes, and more should factor into any decision about where to live in the Boston area Picking a neighborhood is probably the most important decision a Boston-area resident will make, aside from whether to add “wicked” to their vocabulary . There is a smorgasbord of things to consider: how much space you’ll get for your money; whether said...

The flight to the suburbs is real and growing

The Flight to the Suburbs is Real and Growing

As the real estate market began to recover in May, home searches in suburban zip codes jumped 13%, according to realtor.com, one of the largest real estate listing websites. That doubled the pace of growth in urban areas. More than half of the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas are seeing increased interest in the suburbs. If millennials once piled into the cities, fueling...

Reasons Why This Is Not a Housing Crisis

Reasons Why This Is Not a Housing Crisis

In times of uncertainty, one of the best things we can do to ease our fears is to educate ourselves with research, facts, and data. Digging into past experiences by reviewing historical trends and understanding the peaks and valleys of what’s come before us is one of the many ways we can confidently evaluate any situation. With concerns of a global recession on everyone’s minds today, it’s important...

What Does Your Credit Score Mean?

A credit score significantly determines the terms of your loans and whether you can afford these loans or not. Credit scores are used in evaluating a range of loans such as personal loans, car loans, and home mortgages, so credit scores are equally important for both renters and homeowners. Your credit score will determine how much you can borrow and the length of your repayment. The higher the credit...

5 Ways To Save for a Down Payment

One of the biggest misconceptions of home buying? The 20% down payment. Here’s how to buy with a lot less down. Buying your first home conjures up all kinds of warm and fuzzy emotions: pride, joy, contentment. But before you get to the good stuff, you've got to cobble together a down payment, a daunting sum if you follow the textbook advice to squirrel away 20% of a home's cost. Here are five...

Re/Max Andrew Realty Services hires Medford resident

Re/Max Andrew Realty Services hires Medford resident

Re/Max Andrew Realty Services of Medford and Stoneham recently announced the addition of Braintree native Alexa Dealy, an experienced realtor and Medford resident. As a Re/Max Andrew realtor, Dealy offers both seller representation and buyer representation. She specializes in the marketing and sale of residential and commercial properties, as well as land and new developments. Dealy services the Boston,...

The Number of Single-Family Homes and Condominiums in Massachusetts Put Under Agreement Rises In April

WALTHAM, Mass. – The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) reported today that the number of single-family homes put under agreement in the month of April went up almost 15 percent and the number of condominiums put under agreement went up almost 12 percent compared to this time last year. This marks 12 straight months of year-over-year increases for single-family homes. The median price for...

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