We recently moved to Newburyport from New York and John was amazing. We had inquired about a house and he, personally, responded within five minutes (might have been less) to introduce himself and inquire... Read More
John brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to our home buying process and was great to work with as first time home buyers. He was very patient, explained every part of the process for us, and ... Read More
"As we all know, buying a home is a stressful process, especially for first time buyer. On top of that, we were buying our first home during one of the worst winters in Boston's history. The timing of this just couldn't have been any better.
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Zillow is interviewing top agents from across the country. They recently interviewed our own John P. Wells, Newburyport Realtor, about his background, experience, interests, and success as a real estate agent. Here's a peek at John's interview:
From the Interview...
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Several negotiations take place in the home selling process. It can be intricate and emotional as everyone wants to feel that the result favors them, or is at a minimum a fair balance of interests. This blog provides tips on negotiating offers for MA homes.
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MA homeowners should figure out the actual change in property value compared to the cost of particular renovations before performing any repairs. Some projects are more effective than others. The following are recommendations on MA home repairs that increase property values.
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MA homeowners insurance protects real estate owned by individuals. It is usually required for homes with financing, but even without one, it is important to have. Below is an overview of why you need homeowners insurance.
Why You Need Homeowners Insurance
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Personal finances play a significant role in loan approvals. All mortgage companies review your assets, earnings, credit and debts. These determine whether you can obtain a mortgage and how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain. The following is an explanation of income to debt ratio for MA … [Read More...]
Mortgage insurance (MI) protects lenders against home owners defaulting on loans. It is typically required by a mortgage company on loans with a low down payment and is usually due in monthly installments. For buyers trying to reduce their payments, monthly charges for mortgage insurance may result … [Read More...]
The real estate steps are elaborate enough from the start. Real estate terminology can complicate it further, especially if it is your first time buying a home. In this article you will find details on frequently used real estate terminology in MA. This will help simplify the home buying and selling … [Read More...]