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  • Are Liquidated Damages All Wet?

    Feb 28, 2017
    Almost every residential real estate agreement in Massachusetts contains a provision describing what will happen if the buyer defaults in the obligation to purchase. Those provisions are often referred to as liquidated damages clauses. These clauses generally state that the seller will retain the buyer’s deposit as their sole remedy.
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  • Notes from the MAR Legal Hotline: Social Media Marketing Smarts

    Feb 28, 2017
    Your clients live in their social media feeds, so that’s where you want to be too. However, when it comes to using social media for marketing your properties, there are some dos and don’ts you need to be aware of.
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  • Vapor Intrusion and Residential Redevelopment

    Feb 28, 2017
    The demand for housing and the conversion of industrial buildings to residential properties represents a significant re-use opportunity. But such re-use can lead to unintended exposure to industrial chemicals when vapors associated with chemicals in the ground migrate into overlying homes.
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  • MAR Proposes Legislation to Help your Buyers Save for Down Payment

    Feb 28, 2017
    As you've probably heard, homeownership levels are down. The rising costs of housing and crippling student loan debt appear to be impacting younger generations and their housing choices.
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  • Features vs. Benefits

    Feb 28, 2017
    Have you ever seen a product advertised on TV, radio, or in your social media feed and said “I must have it!” Have you ever asked yourself why you’ve said that? The simple answer is good marketing.
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