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Is This the Year to Move Up to Your Dream Home? If so, do it early

is this the year to move up to your dream home

It appears that Americans are regaining faith in the U.S. economy. The following indexes have each shown a dramatic jump in consumer confidence in their latest surveys:

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Start 2017 Off Right - List Your House for Sale

start off 2017 right and list your house for saleAs the New Year begins, families across the country will be deciding if this is the year that they will sell their current house and move into their dream home. Many will decide that it is smarter to wait until the spring “buyer’s market” to list their house. In the past, that might have made sense. However, this winter is not like recent years.

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Melrose MA Real Estate Market Report - December 2016

The Kim Perrotti Team is pleased to provide the December Real Estate Market Report 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 - December 2016

Melrose MA Real Estate Market Report - December 2016

 

4 Reasons to Buy Your Dream Home This Winter

4 Reasons to Buy Your Dream Home This WinterAs the temperature in many areas of the country starts to cool down, you might think that the housing market will do the same. This couldn’t be further from the truth! Here are 4 reasons you should consider buying your dream home this winter instead of waiting for spring!

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5 Reasons Why Homeownership Is a Good Financial Investment

5 reasons why homeownership is a good financial investmentAccording to a recent report by Trulia, “buying is cheaper than renting in 100 of the largest metro areas by an average of 37.7%.” That may have some thinking about buying a home instead of signing another lease extension. But, does that make sense from a financial perspective?

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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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