Renting

Aug. 30, 2018

Bring your Kitchen up to speed with eco-friendly choices

If you are bored by the current state of your kitchen and about to remodel, make sure you move forward with eco-friendly choices in mind. Sure, going green might seem somewhat expensive now, but it’s worth it in the long-run.  Making the right choices now is good for the ...

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Aug. 9, 2018

Unlimited Sotheby's Ranks in the Top 1000 Brokerages Nationwide

Unlimited Sotheby’s International Realty garnered an impressive ranking among the top 1,000 brokerages nationwide.

As a hyper competitive and independent industry, it can be difficult to accurately quantify and analyze data about real estate brokerages on a large scale. Organizations like T3 Sixty, LLC have taken on the challenge of ...

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July 19, 2018

5 Attributes of a Great Landlord

In cities like Boston, Newton, and Brookline, many home owners are tempted to leverage their resources into an investing portfolio of real estate. But often, those same people forget that landlords are proud members of the customer service industry. You are providing a product that you ultimately have to "sell ...

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July 5, 2018

What is "Equity"?

When you speak to a real estate agent about buying a home versus renting, they will often give you a spiel about “building equity.” While that is a good line of thinking--the actual meaning is often lost on first-time buyers.  So let me explain:

Equity is the difference between ...

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June 7, 2018

5 Essential Steps to Screening Tenants

In the city of Boston, and the surrounding suburbs of Brookline, Newton, Cambridge, and Somerville, being a landlord can be an incredibly profitable venture.  Holding onto a property in a city with increasing property values and rent rates means that you have your money in a relatively secure investment ...

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Jan. 4, 2018

Rental Handbook: Finding a New Apartment

Welcome to the ninth and final installment of my comprehensive 'Rental Handbook' aimed at helping renters (and landlords) in the Boston area understand the rights and obligations of tenants (sometimes referred to as renters or lessees). In this Handbook, I will approach issues that you may face in dealing with ...

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Dec. 28, 2017

Rental Handbook: Moving Out

Welcome to the seventh installment of my comprehensive 'Rental Handbook' aimed at helping renters (and landlords) in the Boston area understand the rights and obligations of tenants (sometimes referred to as renters or lessees). In this Handbook, I will approach issues that you may face in dealing with a rental ...

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Dec. 14, 2017

Rental Handbook: Eviction Process

Welcome to the seventh installment of my comprehensive 'Rental Handbook' aimed at helping renters (and landlords) in the Boston area understand the rights and obligations of tenants (sometimes referred to as renters or lessees). In this Handbook, I will approach issues that you may face in dealing with a rental ...

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Nov. 30, 2017

Rental Handbook: Tenants' Remedies

Welcome to the sixth installment of my comprehensive 'Rental Handbook' aimed at helping renters (and landlords) in the Boston area understand the rights and obligations of tenants (sometimes referred to as renters or lessees). In this Handbook, I will approach issues that you may face in dealing with a rental ...

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Nov. 9, 2017

Rental Handbook: State Sanitary Code

Welcome to the fifth installment of my comprehensive 'Rental Handbook' aimed at helping renters (and landlords) in the Boston area understand the rights and obligations of tenants (sometimes referred to as renters or lessees). In this Handbook, I will approach issues that you may face in dealing with a rental ...

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