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Tania writes new articles regularly so stay tuned!

08/6/21
Thinking of buying?
05/25/21
What are 5 things I should look for in a real estate agent?
Your real estate agent is your first point of contact for home buying or selling.
05/25/21
What are three negotiating tips when purchasing a home?
I know it can be challenging to negotiate when buying a home, especially if you’re in a seller’s market where you’re competing with multiple offers. However, there are still some tips you can leverage.
05/25/21
Common misconceptions about buying a home
Let's clarify some common misconceptions about home-buying!
05/25/21
Common misconceptions about selling a home.
What are some strategies for maximizing your return in home sales?
05/25/21
What is refinancing, and when should I do it?
How can refinancing help us save money or make more money?
05/25/21
Is it better to buy or to rent in the Greater Boston area?
There are several tax benefits of home ownership.
05/25/21
What Are Some Issues that May Come Up During the Home Inspection?
Let's demystify the inspection process!
05/25/21
How Much Should I Put Down as a Down Payment?
Savvy advice and creative strategies for down payments!
05/25/21
Should I Get a Fixed Rate or Adjustable Rate Mortgage?
Each loan type has its pros and cons!
05/14/21
What Should I Look at When I Visit a Condo for Sale?
When most buyers look at condos, they focus on the aesthetic side of the home. However, there are 4 things that buyers often neglect to look at!
04/28/21
What Should We Look at When We Visit a Single Family Home for Sale?
What are some of the No. 1 things you should not miss when looking at a single family home?
04/28/21
How Much Are Closing Costs?
Closing costs include a number of costs associated with the purchase of the home.
04/28/21
Should I Waive the Home Inspection Contingency?
Buyer ask this all the time in a competitive seller's market!
04/28/21
How Much Should I Offer on a Home?
Should I pay above or below list price?
01/29/18
Why We Love Arlington
In recent years, the Arlington rental market has also attracted many high tech workers who prefer the suburban feel of the neighborhood.
03/25/21
Is It Necessary to Purchase the Owner's Title Insurance?
Many buyers asked me whether it's necessary to purchase the owner's title insurance, as this is typically offered as an option in the closing documents.
04/28/21
What Do I Need to Qualify for a Home Loan?
Qualifying for a home loan is easier than you think! :)
06/25/20
Is 2020 Still a Good Time to Invest in Real Estate?
Are we approaching the downturn? How can we as investors or prospective home buyers capitalize on the current real estate climate?
08/10/20
Buying and Selling in Today's Market
In such an unusual year, many of you are still trying to figure out if now is the right time to make a move.  I’d like to share with you a couple of the sentiments that I’ve been hearing amongst my agent network for buyers who are sitting on the sidelines or sellers who are waiting to list.
09/8/20
Boston Is Leading the US Housing Market Comeback!
Although the US economy is struggling, the housing market is making quite the comeback. More than half of the largest metropolitan areas have recovered from their pandemic lows, with Boston leading the pack.
09/8/20
This surge of business is the new normal
We had 3 consecutive record-breaking months of revenue in June, July and August, with nearly 50% higher revenue than those same months in 2019.
06/11/17
How to Get Top Dollars for Your House
It’s home-buying peak season, and a popular time to sell properties as well. Many sellers ask me: What is the best time to sell my house? What strategies can get me top dollars for my house? What are the things to watch out for besides staging, pricing, market timing and consumer behaviors? What ...
11/29/18
Home Buying Steps in Massachusetts--Part I
After years of working in the real estate industry and having been through the property purchase and refinancing process myself many times.
11/3/20
What's the difference between an agent and broker?
Why should you work with a real estate professional with a broker license?
11/3/20
What are the costs sellers can expect when selling their homes?
Every transaction is different, but here's a general ballpark for the costs associated with selling your homes.
07/28/20
The July Market Update 2020
The market is bouncing back! Every economic downturn in history has slowed down the demand of buyers in the U.S. to move, but this downturn has been different -- it has driven new buyer demand. Across the country, and for many different reasons, people are moving. Why? Just look at the trends acr...