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So You're Thinking of Buying a Home in Boston?

home buyer slidesYou've never done this before, and it can be, well...kind of intimidating. I'm sure you've had your doubts, questions, concerns... it can be really quite overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be!!

You've been pondering this, discussing it with friends and family, but want more information on the market and what actually happens during your first home buying, but you're not quite sure where to get the answers? We at Charlesgate Realty Group can you help you!

We've been hosting a Boston Home Buyer Class for a few years now. It's free. And we discuss things such as:

    •    Renting vs. Buying: Whether it even makes sense for you to buy right now
    •    Homebuying process and timeline: How long it actually takes to buy
    •    Working with an agent: How it works and whether or not you really need one
    •    What mortgages are still available and how much cash you need to buy
    •    Using neighborhood level data (like discount ratios and real time trend graphs) to value properties
    •    Negotiating 101: How to craft your offer to drive a hard bargain!
    •    Top 10 online resources to aid your home search

It's very low key, we offer food and drinks before and afterward and it's a great way to learn about the Boston real estate market, ask questions that you may have regarding the process. In fact, our buyer agents stick around to answer any other questions you may have that we may not have hit upon during the class. The class is at 6pm on Tuesday September 20.

Click here to get more information and to register. We hope to see you there!


Many people don't realize that unless they can pay cash for a property, they are committing themselves to a huge responsability. Therefore, the best advice any new client can get is educate yourself.  
It is well worth the effort to understand all the terms relating to your purchase, especially the financial terms of your mortgage. 
It's a greeat feeling to be a new property owner, but for the unwary, it's not always as easy as it looks.
Posted @ Friday, August 12, 2011 8:14 AM by Francisco Rosa
Boston is a great place for home ownership but you have top really do your homework on the areas because towns can vary greatly depending on location.
Posted @ Monday, September 12, 2011 11:38 AM by John D.
I own several real estate websites http://www.freemls.us http://www.rent-finder.net http://www.property-foreclosure-listings.com and others, and I activly watch the real estate market. I do not believe the market will recover for atleast another 5 years. And when I say recover, I mean it will start to go back up, but will not reach the 2002 or 2003 level for at least another 10 years. So in short if you are going to buy real estate, buy low... very very low.
Posted @ Saturday, January 14, 2012 9:45 AM by FreeMLS.us
Hiring a realtor is quite important while buying a home and that reduces the task and stress for the buyer. Owing a home in Boston can be hectic but can be made easy with a realtor.
Posted @ Saturday, April 07, 2012 1:37 AM by lifeshield security boston
What a great opportunity for home buyers in Boston.
Posted @ Tuesday, June 26, 2012 3:27 PM by Wellington Home Team
Looks like Boston is a great place to live. Thanks great review.
Posted @ Thursday, December 06, 2012 8:10 AM by Ben Stan
Just in perfect time I've found a very sound and handy allocation about buying a home in Boston because I was thinking in such issue and your tips will be effective for me. Thanks
Posted @ Thursday, March 14, 2013 9:19 AM by Barika
Real properties keep on up & downs. Incredibly interesting in here indeed.
Posted @ Friday, October 11, 2013 9:53 AM by click here
Worthwhile information for new buyers to buy properties in Boston.
Posted @ Tuesday, February 25, 2014 1:16 AM by San Diego Business Litigation Attorney
Boston is a Great place for having your own house.
Posted @ Tuesday, April 15, 2014 4:16 AM by Anup Gupta
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