Buying and Selling a home in the Greater Boston Area

When Buying a Home in MA , Maximize the Open House Experience!

Posted by Avenue 3 Real Estate on Mon, Apr 4, 2016

The spring real estate market in the Greater Boston Area has been slow to start this year. But, since the mortgage rates have stayed low and the Greater Boston Area population and industry continues to expand at a record rate, the spring market looks to be very competitive for buyers once it gets underway.  This means that properties will be on the market for very short periods of time before they are sold, and, as in last year’s competitive market, the Open Houses will be the prime available viewing time.  So, as a buyer, you must be well prepared to take full advantage of the opportunity.

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Topics: open houses, buying a home in MA, Open Houses in MA, buying a home, buyer's agent, seller's agent, open house check list

How Does a Buyer's Agent Get Paid?

Posted by Debby Heffernan on Mon, Jun 4, 2012


Even though I have been brokering real estate for over 20 years, I forget that first time home buyers often don’t understand how buyers agents get paid.  By the time many of you connect with an agent, you‘ve seen every property on the internet, maybe visited open houses, gorged yourself with information from various websites, but never learned along the way how a buyer’s agent is compensated.

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Topics: buying a home, buyer's agent, buying a condo

Who's that hosting Open Houses and Real Estate Boston MA

Posted by Debby Heffernan on Wed, Apr 18, 2012

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Topics: real estate professional, open houses, seller's agent, MA Real Estate, buyer's agent

Buyer Beware – What to Watch for when Buying Real Estate this Spring

Posted by Karen Lilley on Wed, Mar 23, 2011

Despite the snow falling outside my window, it is Spring and time for home buyers to sprout up amongst us like crocuses in the garden. If you are one of those fortunate enough to be looking to buy real estate in Metro West Boston this Spring, I thought I might mention a few things you should watch for in your travels.

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Topics: buyers, buying a condominium, buying a home, Boston Metro West, buyer's agent

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