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5 things to know about inheriting a house in Boston

The emotional toll of inheriting a house  Making decisions about an inherited house is difficult while grieving. The house is a tangible link to the deceased, and selling it can be harrowing. It’s normal to want to keep the house, even though you may live far away or can’t afford it. The reality is […]

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Margaret and Ann share their home selling experience

Sisters Margaret and Ann from Peabody sit down with We Buy Ugly Houses® Boston to discuss why they made the hard but necessary decision to sell their family home. A We Buy Ugly Houses® review In the above video, sisters Ann and Margaret of Peabody, Massachusetts provide a We Buy Ugly Houses® review and discuss their […]

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How to downsize your home in Boston

Downsizing your house? Consider selling “as is.”  Thinking about downsizing? Downsizing your home can be a liberating and practical decision, especially as you’re nearing retirement. When you're considering how to downsize your home, selling your house "as is" can be a great option. Selling “as is” means no repairs or renovations are needed beforehand. […]

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Can you sell a house “as is” without an inspection in Boston?

What is a home inspection? When selling a house in Boston, there’s a lot to consider. It’s important to understand exactly what an inspection is and why most home sales include a house inspection as part of the process. An inspection is required by the mortgage company for the potential buyer of the house. […]

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Cash House-buying Scams In Boston

Beware of illegal roadside signs advertising cash house investors. You’ve seen those signs staked along the roadway and median strips, or tacked onto utility poles: “Cash for houses” or a variation thereof. Those are called “bandit signs,” and they are illegal in Boston. Erecting signs on public property is against the law and subject […]

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The housing market forecast in 2023

What does the 2023 housing market look like in Boston? After a long stream of quick selling and increasing prices, it seems like the market has finally started to slow down. The end of 2022 saw a decline in house sales. According to Boston.com, November saw 3,806 single-family house sales, a 29% year-over-year (YoY) […]

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Why Are Cash Home Buyers Preferred?

Selling a house to a cash buyer is becoming increasingly commonplace and preferable. Have you been considering selling your house in the Boston area? Apart from selling it yourself or using a real estate agent, you have another choice: cash home buyers. Cash home buyers are growing in popularity, and there are good reasons […]

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Selling a House in Probate in Massachusetts

It happens. A relative died and didn't leave behind instructions on how to handle their estate with an attorney or another legal representative. You want to sell their house, but the state needs to verify who the new owner should be. You're not the only one to go through this. The good news is […]

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Septic system replacement cost In MA

Boston: Septic system replacement cost Let me guess! You were on the verge of celebrating after listing your house, and then you walked out onto your front porch and smelled something gross. So now, you’re out at the septic tank googling, how long does a septic system last in Massachusetts? And you’re hoping you’re […]

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Roof Storm Damage In Boston

Tips on roof damage in Boston Hearing the words, ‘You have roof damage’ is a homeownership nightmare. Your roof is one of the most valuable structures that make up your house. Nearly every potential home buyer, insurance company, and lender will want to know what kind of shape your roof is in. If you have damage, […]

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