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Melrose MA Real Estate Market Report - November 2016

The Kim Perrotti Team is pleased to provide a monthly real estate update to the Melrose Community. Each month, we will be detailing the recent listed and sold homes, as well as mortgage trends provided by Joe Pagliarulo of RMS Mortgage. After years of providing our clients with reliable service, expert advice, and superior results, we look forward to being your real estate resource!

Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions or real estate needs!

Melrose MA Real Estate Market Report - November 2016

 

Melrose MA Real Estate Market Report - November 2016

 

A Lack of Inventory Remains a Huge Challenge in the Market

lack of inventory remains huge challenge in the marketThe housing crisis is finally in the rearview mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up, home sales are up, and distressed sales (foreclosures & short sales) are at their lowest mark in over 8 years. This has been, and will continue to be, a great year for real estate.

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Taking the Fear out of the Mortgage Process

taking the fear out of the mortgage processA considerable number of potential buyers shy away from jumping into the real estate market due to their uncertainty about the buying process. A specific cause for concern tends to be mortgage qualification.

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What to Expect When Home Inspecting

what to expect when home inspectingSo you made an offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. More often than not, your agent may have made your offer contingent on a clean home inspection.

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How to Opt Out of Pre-approved Credit Card Offers and Protect Your Identity

how to opt out of credit card offersDid you know that when a lender pulls someone’s credit, the trade bureaus sell that information to other lenders? The credit bureaus make on average about $750 selling this info.

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Melrose MA Real Estate Market Report - October 2016

The Kim Perrotti Team is so happy to offer our latest monthly real estate report to the Melrose Community. Our monthly updates will detail the recent listed and sold homes, as well as mortgage trends provided by Joe Pagliarulo of RMS Mortgage. We are pleased to provide our clients with reliable service, expert advice, and we look forward to being your real estate resource! 

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or real estate needs!

 Melrose MA Real Estate Market Report - October 2016

Melrose MA Real Estate Market Report - October 2016

Starting to Look for a Home? Know What You WANT vs. What You NEED

buying a home want vs needIn this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search.

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home of your own for some time now, you’ve probably come up with a list of things that you’d LOVE to have in your new home. Many new homebuyers fantasize about the amenities that they see on television or Pinterest, and start looking at the countless homes listed for sale with rose-colored glasses.

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3 Tips on How to Set a Moving Budget That Won't Break the Bank

3 Tips on How to Set a Moving BudgetRelocating to a new area can be exciting, but it can also be expensive. There are many resources to help, but most cost money. However, if you take your time and plan carefully, you can reduce the expense so you don’t start your new life with new debt. Here are three tips to controlling your moving budget.

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Melrose MA Real Estate Market Report - September 2016

We are so happy to provide our new monthly real estate update detailing the recent listed and sold homes in Melrose, as well as mortgage trends provided by Joe Pagliarulo of RMS Mortgage. After years of providing our clients with reliable service, expert advice, and superior results, we look forward to being your real estate resource!

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or real estate needs! 

Melrose MA Real Estate Market Report - September 2016

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Melrose Real Estate Market is at the Top Again!

City of Melrose MAOnce again, the City of Melrose, MA is one of the hottest real estate markets in the United States, and #1 in Massachusetts! Just a year ago Melrose was in the news for being named as the “most desirable” city in the U.S., and it’s still one of the best places to be!

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Ready to Make an Offer? 4 Tips for Success

5 tips on making an offerSo you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home’ and you finally found one! The price is right, and in such a competitive market you want to make sure you make a good offer so that you can guarantee your dream of making this house yours comes true!

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5 Ways to Tell if You've Outgrown Your Current Home

5 ways to tell if you've outgrown your current homeYour home is your castle, your own little piece of the American dream. But lately, your little corner of the world has been feeling cramped and you find yourself eyeing those larger homes. Is it time to pull up stakes and move on from your starter home?

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