• REALTORS® in the House (and Senate, City Council, and Planning Board…)

    March 1, 2019

    - By Bridget McCrea

    These Massachusetts REALTORS® divide their time between their real estate businesses and their civic duties as either elected or appointed government officials. Here’s how (and why) they do it. If there’s one thing that Peter Davies has learned by serving as both a full-time real estate agent and an appointed…
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  • A Clear Path to Closing

    March 1, 2019

    - By Betsy Boggia

    A 2018 survey revealed that 42 percent of home buyers found the mortgage process “stressful” and 32 percent described it as “complicated.” As lenders, we work every day to try and drive those numbers down, but we could use the agents help. When it comes to having a successful home…
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  • Notes from the MAR Legal Hotline

    March 1, 2019

    - By The MAR Legal Team

    Can a buyer agent place a “sold” sign on the lawn of my listing? What obligations do I have regarding the disclosure of a defect? The MAR legal team answers your questions. Q. Is a landlord required to screen prospective tenants? A. No, Landlords have no affirmative duty requiring them to…
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  • Building Your Knowledge of Home Energy to Seal the Deal

    March 1, 2019

    - By by Lauren Mendoza

    Spring is right around the corner, which means things are about to get busy! And while there are many ways to improve your marketability as an agent, one of the best ways to set yourself apart from other agents is to show your clients that you have the expertise to…
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