mortgage contingency

How’d we do? First half of 2015

When the spring market came, it came! The snows in February slowed the beginning, then, wow. Because demand remains high, we are seeing more competitive bid situations (bidding wars) than we did in 2014. We are pleased for our clients who have bought so far this year. Our report card, first half of 2015: All

Crazy market report card

In the most competitive Seller’s market since the late 1980s, how did we do? We are pleased for our clients who have bought in 2014. They did buy a house or condo in eastern Massachusetts without bidding wildly over asking price or throwing away their rights. Summary: No clients waived their home inspections in order

Risking $25,000 on your appraisal?

Last month, Dave Twombly, wrote to warn you the sellers and their agents are asking you to give up important protections in order to buy a property. As a case in point, I have direct experience of clients being asked to give up their right to mortgage contingency based on a low appraisal. This is