Our clients get home inspections, because they matter.

Did your buyer's agent tell you to waive home inspection in order to be more competitive? We don't recommend that, ever! We want you to know what to expect, in terms of care and maintenance on this high-priced investment you are making. With average sales well over $600,000 in most areas we work in, we

By |2020-08-12T11:26:41-04:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: buying process|Tags: , , , , , |

Getting to Closing

Massachusetts uses two contracts for home purchases. The first one, "offer to purchase" is a short-term document that sets the parameters for the more extensive "purchase and sales agreement" which defines the quality of the Deed and Title and how funds will be exchanged.  Once a buyer and seller sign a Purchase and Sales Agreement,

By |2020-09-04T09:20:48-04:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: buying process|Tags: , , |

Bad advice that could cost my client $30,000

A new client sent us an email asking about his pre-approval: Hi Rona and Dave, Here is our pre-approval letter from _______ Bank.  I had (the loan originator)write it up for $---k with 30% down.  We can adjust it as we see it. His suggestion was to put 30% down in the letter to make