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Filing Property Taxes in Massachusetts Posted on Mar 22

Filing Property Taxes in Massachusetts

When you file your Massachusetts taxes this year, don’t forget about property taxes. Property taxes are filed and collected through the town or city where your property is located, not through the state government. The Department of Revenue (DOR) and the Massachusetts Court System provide information on who’s required   …Continue Reading Filing Property Taxes in Massachusetts

First-Time Home Buyers: What to Know Before You Buy Posted on Jun 2

First-Time Home Buyers: What to Know Before You Buy

If your largest purchase or expense to date has been a security deposit for an apartment or car payment, deciding to buy a house can be scary. Fortunately, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED) has First Time Home Buyer (FTHB) resources to prepare you for   …Continue Reading First-Time Home Buyers: What to Know Before You Buy

The Massachusetts Home Improvement Contractor (HIC) Arbitration Program Posted on Aug 19

The Home Improvement Contractor Arbitration Program promotes speedy, efficient, and fair resolutions to disputes between homeowners and registered contractors and/or subcontractors regarding home improvements. It is part of the Home Improvement Contractor Act, which became Massachusetts law in 1992. Is Arbitration Right for You? Ask   …Continue Reading The Massachusetts Home Improvement Contractor (HIC) Arbitration Program

3 Things to Consider as a First-Time Homebuyer in Massachusetts Posted on Apr 30

3 Things to Consider as a First-Time Homebuyer in Massachusetts

Spring is a popular time to think about purchasing a home, and as a first-time homebuyer in Massachusetts, you may have questions about the process. Luckily, there are state and federal programs to help you through it, including assistance with down payments – being a   …Continue Reading 3 Things to Consider as a First-Time Homebuyer in Massachusetts