*5 Reasons to Own
       
        1. Paying rent is not a good investment
        2. Owning provides a good financial opportunity
        3. Owning a home provides a tax benefit
        4. It gives you something to borrow against if needed
        5. It's investing in your retirment
 
 
 
 
 
Many sellers feel that the spring is the best time to place their home on the market as buyer demand increases at that time of year. However, the fall and winter have their own advantages. Here are five reasons to sell now.

When selling a one or two family home in Massachusetts, make sure you're up to code on your CO and Smoke detectors! Massachusetts General Law, chapter 148  section  26F mandates  that upon the sale or transfer of certain homes, the seller MUST install approved smoke detectors. See the link below for more information:

* Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector Requirements in Massachusetts 

Click on the link below to view the most current housing report for the New England area, which shows median price and units sold in the region:

* Re/Max National Housing Report: Market Overview

People often ask "How is the market?" A service I use provides good high level visuals of current market. See below:

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