An FHA loan, or federal housing administration loan, is a mortgage loan backed by the U.S. government. Although FHA loans are generally easier to qualify for than other types of loans, first time buyers may still need a co-borrower or co-signer to qualify. These two terms are often used interchangeably,
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Massachusetts residents have experienced flooding and natural gas disasters this month. As part of the recovery effort, residents will want to file an insurance claim for damages to their home. Below are tips on filing home insurance claims after a disaster, what you should do, and what you can expect.
When was the last time you went up in the attic? Maybe last December when you brought down the Christmas decorations or when you needed to get the air mattress for a surprise guest? Let’s face it, attics aren’t visited very often. This is part of the problem when it
It’s very common for branches from a tree to overhang more than one property. Homeowners commonly ask about whose responsibility it is to maintain that tree? What is each property owner allowed or obligated to do? How does this vary for healthy versus unhealthy trees? A recent court case in
We’ve had a few major snowstorms already this year and will likely have a few more before the winter is over. If you own a single family residence or investment property in MA, it’s important to be aware of Massachusetts snow removal laws. This can help you avoid being ticketed