If you are in the market to buy a home this year, you may be confused about how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people you talk to will tell you that you need to save 20% or you won’t be able to secure a mortgage. The truth is that there are many programs available ... » Learn More about The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment
Cape Cod Real Estate News
We’ve been in Real Estate for a long time. We’ve noticed that not all agents offer the same service, and often run into colleagues that seem to be working against themselves. We have taken note of the five things other agents do that bug us the most as we represent our buyers. We wanted to take time ... » Learn More about Five Things a Listing Agent Should Never Say ~ And We Promise We Never Will!
Coastal Point Properties is Shaking Up the Commission Structure Coastal Point Properties is introducing a new way to do business. Instead of asking our seller clients to pay us more money based on the cost of their home, we will be charging a FLAT RATE COMMISSION. Clients can still rely ... » Learn More about SELL YOUR HOME WITH A FLAT RATE COMMISSION STRUCTURE
If you own short-term rental property, Governor Baker’s new tax legislation will impact you. A new tax is being levied on any bookings made for stays of less than one month, starting January 1, 2019. Many homeowners on the Cape fall into this category of property owner, and short-term rentals are a ... » Learn More about Governor Baker Introduces New Tax on Short-Term Rentals
This month, we’d like to bring you some tips about selling and staging a home for the Autumn market. From decorating to Fall cleaning, there are some simple steps you can take to improve the appeal of your home this fall. Let’s get the right buyer in the door between now and the Christmas shopping ... » Learn More about Selling a Home between Back to School and the Holidays