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Condo Conversions – The When, Why, and How

A “condo conversion” is relatively simple in concept.  The process transforms your multifamily residence into several, separate units that can be sold and owned independently. Why do a condo conversion? Whether it’s a good idea depends on your housing market.  A condo conversion makes sense when the units would sell for more individually than together…
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5 Tips for Sellers in a Strong Market

Five tips for sellers in a strong market Don’t let the seller’s market blind you.  Getting a good return on your investment may be easy, but why not try for even higher profits?  By taking a few extra steps, you can maximize the money in your pocket after the closing. 1. Use a local real…
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How do we get our neighbor to pay condo fees?

How do we get our neighbor to pay condo fees? It’s easier than you may think.  Massachusetts law gives your condo association powerful collection rights.  This includes, in most of cases, the ability to hire an attorney at no cost to the association.  So, it may be as simple as contacting us. When should we…
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What are capital gains taxes?

When you buy a property and then sell it for more, you’ve realized a financial gain.  That’s income, and it’s taxable as part of your income tax.  Selling any kind of asset can trigger capital gains tax, but it often relates to real estate. Short-Term gains can be expensive. If you’ve owned the property for…
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