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7 Steps to Getting Back Your Security Deposit

7 Steps to Getting Back Your Security Deposit

When moving into a new rental property, you will likely be required to pay a security deposit. Since this is money that you should anticipate getting back once you move away, you should start planning now to ensure you get…

Great Western Massachusetts Day Trip Ideas for Arlington Residents: Part 2

Great Western Massachusetts Day Trip Ideas for Arlington Resident

If you are looking for great things to do in Western Massachusetts, you will certainly find that the area has much to offer. In this second of a four-part series, we will explore the numerous museums, historic locations, gardens and…

Getting the Most Equity from Your Somerville Home

Getting the Most Equity from Your Somerville Home

Building equity in your home is one of the many benefits of homeownership. After all, the more equity you have, the more financial freedom and security you can enjoy. Nonetheless, many new homeowners know very little about home equity or…

Cambridge Leads the Way for Increasing Bicycle Use in the Boston Area

Cambridge Leads the Way for Increasing Bicycle Use in the Boston

The use of bicycles is becoming increasingly popular throughout Boston and its neighboring cities. As such, it should come as no surprise that new laws, ordinances and movements have been developing on a fairly regular basis as they relate to…

Protect Yourself with the Fair Housing Act When Buying a Medford Home

Protect Yourself with the Fair Housing Act When Buying a Medford

Many have heard of the Fair Housing Act, but most have little idea what the act actually involves and how it can protect them. Before you start looking for a place to live, it is a good idea to familiarize…

What to Expect When Purchasing a Historic Home

What to Expect When Purchasing a Historic Home

Are you interested in purchasing a historic home? While some buyers are most interested in finding a new, modern home that is move-in ready, others are more interested in purchasing an older home that offers its own sense of charm…