Updated FHA Loan Limits For Needham

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) reviews their loan limits on a yearly basis. Buyers must know the applicable limits and how they might fluctuate. Below is an overview of the updated FHA loan limits for Needham. Definition of FHA Loan Limits Loan limits are maximum loan values that meet the requirements of an FHA loan. The loan value is less than the purchase price. For instance, if you … [Read more...]

Reasons For Buying Brookline Homes This Year

Determining when to buy a property is not easy. You may be curious whether home prices will improve or worsen and if you are making the right decision. Unfortunately, nobody can really tell what will happen, but you can make an informed decision based on several factors. The following are some reasons for buying Brookline homes this year. Reasons For Buying Brookline Homes This Year Interest … [Read more...]

Boston Decreased FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums beginning January 26, 2015

It was just recently published that the mortgage insurance premiums for FHA loans is lowering. This will truly help current buyers. The following are a few facts on on Boston decreased FHA mortgage insurance premiums. Beginning January 26, 2015 Boston decreased FHA mortgage insurance premiums are effective on January 26, 2015. All new FHA case numbers requested on or after that date will benefit … [Read more...]

Needham MA Single Family Property Sales Statistics For Jan-Dec 2014

The Needham MA single family property sales statistics for Jan-Dec 2014 in this blog details numbers on average sale prices, number of listings sold, and days on market for the last several years. Single Family Property Sales for Needham MA Jan-Dec Sale Price Needham MA average selling price for the Jan-Dec decreased -2.51 % from $894,240 to $871,764. This after it increased 11.46% from … [Read more...]

Brookline MA Single Family Sales Report – 4th Quarter Average Price Of Homes Sold

Below are the Brookline MA real estate market sales report for quarterly single family average price of homes sold covering the last several years.Brookline MA Single Family Sales ReportThe average price of homes sold in Brookline MA for the 4th quarter increased 31.42% from $1,413,733 (in 2013) to $1,857,861 (in 2014). This after it increased 2.88% from $1,374,139 (in 2012) to $1,413,733 (in … [Read more...]

Boston MA Condo Average Prices Of Homes Sold For Calendar Year 2014

Sale prices in an area continually fluctuate. The average selling price offers a general overview of the market. Other statistics such as the low, median, and high prices are also useful. The Boston MA condo average prices of homes sold for calendar year 2014 below include figures for the last few years. Condo Home Prices for Boston MA - Calendar Year Average Sale Price The average sales price in … [Read more...]

Newton MA Single Family Real Estate Market Report For Jan-Dec 2014

The Newton MA single family real estate market report for Jan-Dec 2014 that follows includes stats on average property prices, number of listings, and days on market for the last few years. Newton MA Single Family Property Sales Jan-Dec Price of Properties Closed The average sales price in Newton MA for the Jan-Dec increased 6.9 % from $1,070,227 to $1,144,038. In the time frame before that, it … [Read more...]

Ways To Add Value To Your Property in Newton

If you are wanting to sell your property soon or are just taking on new projects, there are certain renovations that specifically add to your home's worth. Some are more cost effective than others. A few ways to add value to your property are below. Sunroom AdditionsAdding a sunroom is a great way to boost the living space in your house. They allow for more daylight and make your home seem … [Read more...]

What To Ask Before Hiring Contractors In Brookline MA

Whether you have a newer building or an antique, at some point in time you will require the assistance of a contractor to complete repairs. There are some things that you can do to confirm that the company you select is qualified, will perform quality work, and matches your expectations. This article includes what to ask before hiring contractors in Brookline MA. Contractor Expertise Be sure to … [Read more...]

An Overview Of Condominium Insurance In Boston

When purchasing a condominium, you may not think that you need condominium insurance. Condominium communities typically have a master insurance policy, but it does not protect everything in your unit. It is imperative that you understand what master insurance policies include and the additional advantages of individual Boston condo insurance policies. This blog covers an overview of condominium … [Read more...]