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So you want to buy a foreclosure in New England? Here is some information that you will want to know!

I have been getting a lot of inquiries lately about foreclosure properties listed on popular real estate websites for single family homes, condos, and all sorts of properties located in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine.  I’ve put together this short post with some important facts for buyers who are interested in foreclosure homes.  There are many […]

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Sold for a 57% Profit in 8 Months!

I recently helped one of my clients sell 18 Avalon St in Revere for a 57% profit in 8 months with very little repairs made to the property by my client.  My client was very happy and so was I!  I also helped my client with recommendations for setting up a 1031 exchange. If you […]

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Another Home Sold By Chris – 21 Delmont St, Methuen, MA 01844

I helped my clients purchase this new construction home at 21 Delmont St in Methuen before it even hit the market.  I go the extra mile for my clients!  Contact me at 978-835-1776 or fill in the web form below if you are looking to buy or sell a  home in the Merrimack Valley or […]

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Higher Interest Rates Mean Less Buying Power – The cost of waiting can be huge!

What is the cost of waiting when considering selling or buying a home?  The Mortgage Bankers Association is predicting rates in the low 5.0% range by 2015. http://www.mortgagebankers.org/NewsandMedia/PressCenter/86783.htm With interest rates predicted to continue to go up this year, home affordability and individual buyer buying power will go down.  If you are on the fence, […]

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Local VA Home Ownership Benefits Seminar – March 1, 2014 at the Nevins Memorial Library for US Military Veterans

Did you know that US military veterans are eligible for a special loan program?  Are you a veteran or in active duty and would like to learn more about your benefits? VA Home Loan Advantages The guarantee VA provides to lenders allows them to provide you with more favorable terms, including: No down payment as […]

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Why waiting to list until spring in Methuen might not be a good idea

Methuen Single Family Home Inventory December 2012 Available inventory of single family homes for sale in Methuen, MA has been on a decline since May of 2012.  Yet, with interest rates still at historically low levels, buyers are still looking for homes now.  Many home sellers that I have talked with recently have been saying […]

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Methuen Single Family Homes Sold February 2012

  Here are all of the single family homes that sold in Methuen in February of 2012 and the market statistics for the month. Total Sold Market Statistics   Property Type(s): Single Family Status: SOLD Start Date: 2/01/2012  End Date: 2/29/2012  Towns: Methuen, MA Price Range # ofListings Avg. Dayson Market AverageSale Price AverageList Price […]

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Massachusetts Smoke and CO Detector Laws for Real Estate Sales and Transfers

In Massachusetts prior to closing of a real estate transaction an inspection is required by the local fire department to ensure that the home meets current code for smoke detectors and CO (carbon monoxide) detectors.  This inspection is the responsibility of the home seller.  Here is a link to a brochure published by the City […]

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2 Argilla Rd, Methuen, MA 01844

Open House! Immaculate 3 Bedroom East Methuen Multi-Level Home in Homestead Acres

Open House Sunday July 24th 1-3 PM! Updates galore in fabulous multi-level home in desirable Homestead Acres/Methuen CGS school district! Minutes from 213/93/495 & The Loop. New bright kitchen with granite counters & upgraded cabinets, gleaming mahogany floors in living room, new driveway & gutters, recently-painted exterior, newer interior paint & carpets, updated bathroom, new […]

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What is the definition of a triple net (nnn) lease in commercial real estate?

Triple Net Lease Definition A point of confusion for some is how a triple net lease works in commercial real estate. The triple net lease definition (sometimes called a nnn lease) as defined in my Barron’s Real Estate Dictionary is a lease in which the tenant pays all operating expenses for the property. Examples of […]

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