Your Home on Vacation

Heading out of town this summer season? Before you go, take these steps to prep your home so your return home is as relaxing as the vacation. Get a little help from your friends The best option for your home is to have someone stay there while you are away. It may thwart break-ins and […] Read More

How to Use an Open House

There will be times where you will need to attend an open house without me. During our buyers meeting, I’ll teach you: what to look for at an open house how to compare one property to the next Be prepared to take notes as you tour a property and debrief with me afterward. Do’s and […] Read More

Reduce Your Property Tax with a Residential Exemption

Do you own your primary residence in the Boston area? Be sure you’re not overypaying your property tax. If you own the property you live in as your primary residence, you may qualify for a residential tax exemption, which will automatically reduce your property tax each year. For fiscal year 2017, Boston’s city council voted to […] Read More

Rent or Own, Tax Deductions for Your Home

Tax time is just around the corner. Whether you rent or own, there are home-related deductions you’ll want to make sure to keep track of. Property owners have substantially more deductions related to their home than renters. But even renters in Massachusetts can deduct some home-related expenses. Massachusetts rent paid deduction Massachusetts allows a deduction […] Read More

Your Buyers Meeting

Once you’ve prepped for your buyers meeting, we’ll meet in person and cover the following (allow two hours): What’s your key need? What’s making you need or want to buy right now? What happens in the next five to ten years? In order to win your priorities in a vibrant home sale market like many […] Read More