Real Estate News

McDevitt Law Group News, Real Estate Lawyer Massachusetts, Lawyers for Real Estate Massachusetts, Real Estate Law Massachusetts, Commercial Real Estate Lawyer Massachusetts

#Average #U.S. #Rental #Price Hits a Two-Year High

July 22nd, 2021 | Real Estate News

Average U.S. Rental Price Hits a Two-Year High Rental prices across large U.S. metro areas are growing at a pace unseen since the coronavirus pandemic hit last year, as vaccination rates rose and businesses reopened their doors. In May, the national median rent rose 5.5% year over year to $1,527 per month, the highest two […]

The New Normal of #Selling a #Home Today, Explained

June 30th, 2021 | Real Estate News

The New Normal of Selling a Home Today, Explained If you’re selling your home right now—or thinking about doing it soon—you should know that today’s housing market is unlike anything we’ve seen or experienced lately, maybe ever. In the past, home sellers might have waited weeks or months to get an offer that might not […]

#Spring #Maintenance Tasks You Shouldn’t Procrastinate On—or Else

April 30th, 2021 | Real Estate News
Pressure Washing Garden Path

6 Spring Maintenance Tasks You Shouldn’t Procrastinate On—or Else Ah, the telltale signs of spring: trees in bloom, slightly warmer weather, allergies flaring—and a long list of chores to tackle around the house. Before you pause to savor the sunnier days, it’s important to make sure your home is ready for the season. Here’s what […]

The #Housing #Market Is Roaring, but Lots of People Can’t Get #Mortgages

April 25th, 2021 | Real Estate News
Photo of home with "for sale" sign on Long Island

The Housing Market Is Roaring, but Lots of People Can’t Get Mortgages The mortgage market is humming, but getting approved for a home loan is as difficult as it has been in years. Mortgage credit availability, a measure of lenders’ willingness to issue mortgages, is near its lowest level since 2014, according to the Mortgage […]

What Is an Interest-Only Mortgage? An Affordable Home Loan, at Least at First

April 18th, 2021 | Real Estate News

What Is an Interest-Only Mortgage? An Affordable Home Loan, at Least at First What is an interest-only mortgage? It’s a type of home loan where you start off paying only the interest for a certain time period, followed by a time where you pay back both the interest and principal. Most interest-only home loans are adjustable-rate […]

Not Too Big, Not Too Small: The Sweet Spot for #Luxury #Home #Sellers

March 22nd, 2021 | Real Estate News
La Jolla from the Air

Not Too Big, Not Too Small: The Sweet Spot for Luxury Home Sellers As Americans reconsider their home-buying priorities amid the pressures of the pandemic and lockdowns, a sweet spot has emerged when it comes to square footage. At the highest end, midsize homes are selling faster than both larger and smaller ones, according to realtor.com. […]

Top #Markets Where It Makes the Most Sense To #Rent vs. #Buying a #Home Right Now

March 7th, 2021 | Real Estate News

Since the coronavirus pandemic took the shine off expensive (and cramped!) urban living, rents have tanked in some of the nation’s top cities. But when it comes to whether it makes more financial sense to buy a home or rent one, it turns out that, in many cases, buying is still your best bet.  In […]

#Own a #Rental #Property? Why Filing Your #Taxes This Year Rules

March 6th, 2021 | Real Estate News

Own a Rental Property? Why Filing Your Taxes This Year Rules My husband and I recently purchased our first rental property. Over the past few months, we’ve repaired and renovated the 1930s-era home, and are starting to look for tenants. And it turns out, our timing couldn’t be better: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act […]

How To Hire a #Home Builder: Costs and Questions To Ask

March 4th, 2021 | Real Estate News
top view hand shake of engineer and building contractor on table

How To Hire a Home Builder: Costs and Questions To Ask Building a home is a huge investment of time and money. The exciting part: You’ll get exactly what you want in your dream home. But building something from nothing can also become a terrifyingly messy process if you aren’t prepared. The upshot is, you […]

How To Calculate #Property #Tax: What All #Homeowners Should Know

February 21st, 2021 | Real Estate News

How To Calculate Property Tax: What All Homeowners Should Know Need to know how to estimate your property tax? You’ve come to the right place! Most people know that homeownership requires coughing up copious amounts of money. There’s your mortgage, of course, but the costs hardly end there. You will also have to pay property tax. If you already […]

Pin It on Pinterest