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Shelly Valchuis, Realtor, Houde Real Estate

August 8th, 2014

Shelly Valchuis. Photo/submitted

“I have 20 years of seller/buyer experience of manufactured homes and I have been a Professional Real Estate Agent with Houde Real Estate for one year,” said Shelly Valchuis, Realtor.

Be sure you know when your agent is a dual agent

August 7th, 2014

Vicki Aubry_New_2012_CROP

By Vicki Aubry, Realtor, ABR, SRES, Prudential Prime Properties
Most snafus in a transaction happen because for some reason the buyer thinks he is being represented by the agent he is working with. This may or may not be the case.

Real estate ads, August 1 edition

July 31st, 2014

Real Estate

Here are the real estate ads for the August 1 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Nine ways becoming a homeowner can change your life

July 31st, 2014

Elaine Quigley, Realtor. Prudential Prime Properties. (Photo/submitted)

By Elaine Quigley, Realtor, CBR, CRS, GRI, Prudential Prime Properties
Homeownership. It shifts so many things. If you’re coming from an apartment, you may experience conveniences like direct-access garages and walls that aren’t shared for the first time. If you’ve been renting a home, you will probably feel a new sense of security and peace of mind once the mortgage is in your name. Not to mention the itch to repaint, re-imagine, and redo at least a few dozen things.

Real estate ads, July 25 edition

July 24th, 2014

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Here are the real estate ads for the July 25 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Yes, it's time for another real estate report!

July 24th, 2014

Steve Levine, President of Steve Levine Inc. and an agent at REMAX Professional Associates. 508-735-4663. www.stevelevine.com

By Steve Levine, President of Steve Levine Inc., and an agent for REMAX Professional Associates

The outpouring of calls and emails over the last few months has been quite shocking to say the least…and I must say it was very, very appreciated.

Stand tall in a competitive market

July 17th, 2014

Michelle Gillespie, Realtor, 508-934-9818 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

By Michelle Gillespie, Realtor, Prudential Prime Properties

Home sellers today must convince a new era of buyers returning to the market that their homes stand for value and quality.

Downsizing effectively means making a plan

July 10th, 2014

Vicki Aubry_New_2012_CROP

By Vicki Aubry, Realtor, ABR, SRES, Prudential Prime Properties Downsizing buyers invariably go through an exercise whereby they visualize themselves in this new lifestyle yet envision bringing all their worldly possessions to this new lifestyle location. They consistently verbalize how small townhomes look to them but they are picturing all their current belongings and furniture [...]

Survey finds that kids may be the new ‘chief purchasing officers’ of the family

July 3rd, 2014

Elaine Quigley, Realtor. Prudential Prime Properties. (Photo/submitted)

By Elaine Quigley, Realtor, CBR, CRS, GRI, Prudential Prime Properties

Do kids rule the roost? A new study finds that children may be the “Chief Purchasing Officers” of the family. The survey, which was conducted among 2,800 parents across three generations, revealed that 79 percent of Millennial parents (parents age 18-34) and 70 percent of Generation X parents (parents age 35-49) said most of their major purchasing decisions revolve around their children, including home purchases.

The value of attorney representation

June 19th, 2014

Michelle Gillespie, Realtor, 508-934-9818 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

By Michelle Gillespie, Realtor, Prudential Prime Properties
Summer is a busy season in the real estate market. Many people who have been thinking about buying or selling a home are ready to take action. If you are thinking about making that move, whether as a buyer or seller, as your Realtor, I can provide access to a network of professionals who can help you with every step. Here, we'sl discuss one key professional: the real estate attorney.

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