Monthly Archives: September 2013

Friday Facts: Sometimes You Just Have To Laugh

FRIDAY FACTS September 27, 2013   SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO LAUGH Here are excerpts from The National Real Estate Post of September 19th: http://thenationalrealestatepost.com/2013/09/19/the-stupid-world-of-real-estate/ This true story is another example of what a huge chasm exists between the power that … Continue reading

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New Flood Maps and Insurance Regulations – What do They Mean?

If you’re in the market for buying a home, or thinking about listing your home, take heed: Expensive changes are coming to FEMA’s flood maps and the federally subsidized flood insurance policies. We’re doing our best to stay abreast of … Continue reading

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Friday Facts – Cape Cod and Islands MLS Stats for August!

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Making a Difference on Cape Cod: Habitat for Humanity

As real estate professionals, to do our jobs well we have to know a lot, darn near everything about the neighborhoods and towns we’re selling houses in. We acquire this knowledge in many ways: research, the MLS service, interacting with … Continue reading

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Flood Insurance Changes – From FEMA

FLOOD INSURANCE CHANGES (from FEMA) Home Sale Pre-FIRM (Flood Insurance Rate Map) buildings were built prior to the community joining the National Flood Insurance Program.  They were not rated using elevation and the basic premium was lower than what should … Continue reading

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Spending a Three Day Weekend in: Mashpee

Ah, late summer on Cape Cod. Now that the crowds have left, it’s a great time to visit and spend a long three-day weekend exploring your town, or just relaxing at home. The weather is still nice out, though it’s … Continue reading

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Interest Rates Impact Buying Power – Friday Facts!

Interest Rates Impact Buying Power; Home Size a Big Consideration, New England Loves Decks! Friday Facts September 6, 2013! FROM KCM BLOG: Did you know that a 1% interest rate increase has a 10% impact on a buyer’s purchasing power?  … Continue reading

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