The Importance of Home Equity in Building Wealth

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Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder leading to household wealth. As Freddie Mac recently posted: “Homeownership has cemented its role as part of the American Dream, providing families with a place that is their own and an avenue for building wealth over time. This ‘wealth’ is built, in large part, through the creation of equity…Building equity through your monthly …

Why Not to Wait Until Spring to Make a Move

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The housing market recovery coming into the new year has been nothing short of remarkable. Many experts agree the turnaround from the nation’s economic pause is playing out extremely well for real estate, and the current market conditions are truly making this winter an ideal time to make a move. Here’s a dive into some of the biggest wins for …

3 Must-Do’s When Selling Your House This Year

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It’s exciting to put a house on the market and to think about making new memories in new spaces. However, despite the anticipation of what’s to come, we can still have deep sentimental attachments to the home we’re leaving behind. Growing emotions can help or hinder a sale depending on how we manage them. When it comes to the bottom …

Marilyn Messenger has joined Realty Executives Boston West!

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Welcome to the team Marilyn! We are so excited that you decided to join our amazing group of Realtors®. We look forward to supporting you in 2021 and beyond! Marilyn is a firm believer in education and has earned the top designations in the industry including: Certified Residential Special (CRS), Certified Luxury Homes Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) and Million Dollar Guild …

Mary Piekarz has joined Realty Executives Boston West!

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Welcome to the team Mary! We are thrilled to have you join our group of dedicated Realtors® who are committed to providing their clients with an exceptional real estate experience. Here’s to a great 2021! Mary has been a resident of Southborough for 22 years and a part-time resident and investor/property manager in Eastham (Cape Cod) for 12 years. Over …

Turning a House into a Happy Home

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We talk a lot about why it makes financial sense to buy a home, but more often than not, we’re drawn to the emotional reasons for homeownership. No matter the living space, the feeling of a home means different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain scent or a favorite chair, the feel-good connections to our own homes are typically more …

Did You Outgrow Your Home in 2020?

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It may seem hard to imagine that the home you’re in today – whether it’s your starter home or just one you’ve fallen in love with along the way – might not be your forever home. Many needs have changed in 2020, and it’s okay to admit if your house no longer fits your lifestyle. If you’re now working remotely, …

The Difference a Year Makes for Homeownership

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Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than a full percentage point, hitting a new historic low 15 times. This is a great driver for homeownership, as today’s low rates provide consumers with some significant benefits. Here’s a look at three of them. 1. Move-up or Downsize: One option is to consider moving into a new home, putting the equity you’ve likely gained …

The Do’s and Don’ts after Applying for a Mortgage

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Once you’ve found the right home and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close. You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new place, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any major life changes, consult your lender – someone who is qualified to …

2021 Housing Forecast

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Some Highlights Experts project an optimistic year for the 2021 housing market. With mortgage rates forecasted to remain low, high buyer demand is expected to fuel more home sales and continue to increase home prices. Let’s connect today to determine how to make your best move in the new year.