homebuyer tips

March 28, 2018

How to Navigate Your Way in a Seller's Market

What is a seller's market? When there are more buyers than homes on the market, it's a good sign that it's a seller's market. It's a great situation for sellers to be in leading to quick sales and over asking price offers.

So what about ...

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Oct. 16, 2017

Your Post Move-In Checklist

Ah, take a deep breath! You've gotten through your move! Now is time to think about a few things that will make life a little easier as time goes on.

1. All those boxes!

Recycle, recycle, recycle. Unless you're planning to move in the next year or 2 ...

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March 14, 2017

Timing the Real Estate Market

The Spring real estate market is officially here! We’ve been seeing the market picking up over the last few weeks, and can certainly say that it has arrived!

There are two clear real estate markets: the Spring market and the Fall market. You’ll often hear people say they’re thinking about ...

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Sept. 1, 2015

How to Research a New Community Online

If you are moving to a new community for a job or if you've decided to live somewhere new because a change of pace is in order, it can be a little tough to know where to start in terms of learning about your new town or neighborhood. A ...

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June 26, 2015

Can I Borrow Money From a Bank?

Any time you take out a loan or line of credit to make a major purchase, your lender is going to run your credit to see whether you are a good risk for a loan. Never is this more important than when you're purchasing a new home – one ...

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Dec. 3, 2013

Buying your Dream Home in a Tight Market





The current state of the housing market


Whether you are actively hunting for your dream home, or just in the planning stage, the state of the housing market can dictate when and how your home search begins and ends.  We’ve all read the articles.  The ...

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Nov. 19, 2013

Making Your Arlington, Lexington and Winchester Area Home Stand Out

No matter the economy, undoubtedly the most important thing to a seller is making their home stand out in a crowd of homebuyers.  With a little help from RealEstate.com, Mark Lesses and Team bring you a few tips for making your home more sellable, and for the best ...

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Oct. 30, 2013

5 Essential Things to Have to Purchase Lexington Area Real Estate!

Mark Lesses and Team work with a wide variety of buyers and clients throughout the Lexington area, including Belmont, MA, Winchester and Arlington, MA. The vast majority of buyers that decide to purchase a home in our safe, friendly region take out a home mortgage loan from a bank of ...

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Oct. 15, 2013

4 Factors That Affect Your Lexington Area Home Insurance Rate!

Homeowners' insurance is a necessary purchase when buying a home nearly anywhere, not just the Lexington area. Finding the right policy at the right rate can be a time-consuming process (but essential) process, however, there are a few key factors that affect how much your monthly premium shakes out to ...

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Oct. 8, 2013

Seal Air Leaks Around Your Lexington Area Home and Save!

With cooler temperatures just around the corner, one of the most important things for homeowners to do is ensure that their property is ready to withstand another winter - Freezing weather, thick snow, slick ice and more. One of the things that is important for Lexington area residents to do this ...

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