How To Get The Best Listing Photos in Newburyport

Today, 89% of all people in the market to buy a home begin their search online. That means they won’t actually see your house till late in the process. And that also means that they will rely almost entirely on your online listing photos to make their purchasing decisions. So f you want to sell … Continued

Marketing Strategies for Home Sellers in Newburyport

Today, it usually takes more than a few photos, a hastily written description, and a listing on the MLS to sell a home. Now, you’ll need some creative marketing strategies and some well thought-out online marketing, for 89% of home buyers, today begin their search online. But done right, online marketing can be a highly … Continued

Dissecting The Escrow Process For Newburyport Real Estate

Buying or selling real estate involves a fairly complex and lengthy process with lots of confusing terms and technical jargon. Still, most people understand it all fairly well . . . till it comes to the escrow process. So let’s dissect the escrow process for Newburyport real estate to make it a little less confusing … Continued

Traditional Sales vs. Short Sales And Foreclosures in Newburyport

Home sales usually fall into one of three main categories: traditional sales, short sales, and foreclosures. For buyers, each has pros and cons, though generally speaking the cheaper properties are short sales and foreclosures. But if you’re a buyer, you need to keep in mind that these properties are usually cheaper for a good reason. … Continued

Best Tax Deductions For Homeowners In Newburyport

Tired of Uncle Sam reaching so deep into your pocket every year? Well, you have a lot of company. And if you’re a homeowner, you’re in luck because there are some significant deductions you can take at tax time. That way, you can keep a little more of your hard-earned money. Here are our picks … Continued

Pros And Cons Of HOAs In Newburyport

Homeowners’ associations (HOAs) are on the rise across the country. As of 2014, 59% of all newly constructed home were built to participate in an HOA. That’s a significant increase from 2009’s 46%. But there are both pros and cons of HOAs in Newburyport. For some people they are great, and for others, they’re a … Continued

How To Find The Perfect Newburyport Home In 2019

Not so long ago searching for the perfect home was both much easier and much more difficult. It was fast because your only resources were realtors’ brochures and the classifieds and, of course, driving around neighborhoods looking for for-sale signs. Not much to it really, but you were pretty limited and had no way of … Continued

The Biggest Misconceptions About Buying A Home in Newburyport

Buying a home, especially for first-time buyers, can be a complicated, confusing undertaking. And to further complicate matters, the housing market is different from what it was just a decade or so ago. Some of the rules that once applied no longer matter now. It doesn’t help matters any that there is so much bad information and … Continued

How To Prepare Your House For An Appraisal In Newburyport

Finding a buyer is the first step toward selling your house. After that, you have to clear only two more major hurdles before you can close – the inspection and the appraisal. An appraisal is a formal report of your house’s fair market value as determined by a certified and licensed professional. The professional, the … Continued