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The End of One Thing-the Beginning of Another

2, September, 2014

One of my goals, as a local real estate professional, is to assist people in transition. Transition can manifest itself in many ways, but one of the most natural parts of life is your current home “outgrowing” you and your need to address the need to sell that residence and move on to smaller housing arrangements, many times in Boston. I have helped many people in that type of situation, and because my kids have left our home and currently are working, and residing elsewhere, and will not be coming home, I am in a “transitional” mode, myself. If you are faced with a similar situation, I would like to work with you on your...

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Helpful hints for making your refinancing WORK!!

19, August, 2014

You just finished your refinance. You could not be happier. You shortened you loan term and lowered your rate. What could be better? Little did you know that the closing you completed would prevent the timely sale of your home. If you had just chosen an attorney to do your refinance that knew what he or she was doing. When you refinance, you pay off off your existing loan. The loan was held by Big Bank and serviced by Mega-Servicer. The attorney that closed the loan sent your payment to Mega-Servicer and received a discharge. The discharge was then recorded at the registry of deeds. This process is completed thousands of times every day, but...

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Listing Agreements

14, July, 2014

Once you have made a decision to sell your home, and you have settled on a Realtor to assist you, you will be asked to enter into a Listing Agreement with the Realtor with whom you are working. While I have seen Listing Agreements which are “non-exclusive”, which means they set forth what you will pay if anything, when a Realtor brings you a buyer who closes, most Listing Agreements I have worked with provide for “exclusive” rights for the Realtor during the term of the Listing Agreement. What that really means is once you have entered into an “exclusive” Listing Agreement, you are obligated to pay a commission to the Realtor even if you...

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