Marcie Gingle & Roberta Lerman
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Marcie & Roberta

RE/MAX Advantage
Marcie Gingle: 617.838.3102
Roberta Lerman: 781.983.2882

12 Atlantic Ave
Marblehead, MA 01945

Our Real Estate Blog

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Checklist: 7 Summer Maintenance Musts

Taking care of your home this season isn’t just about getting in on all those trending summer looks and beautifying the backyard. It’s also about getting all those dreaded seasonal maintenance tasks done and out of the way before cold weather arrives.

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6 Reasons Why This Is Actually the Best Time in Years To Sell a House

Between the continued threat of the novel coronavirus, a wobbly economy, and layoffs happening left and right, it's no surprise that many who may have hoped to sell their home this season are wondering whether to put those plans on hold.

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Taking Advantage of Homebuying Affordability

Everyone is ready to buy a home at different times in their lives, and despite the health crisis, today is no exception.

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Best Time to Sell? When Competition Is at an All-Time Low

Sellers are concerned their home won’t sell because of the pandemic and resulting economic recession which is a reasonable concern, however, surveys are showing that home purchasers are still very active.

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Will Fido Be Happy In Your New Home

Almost 95% of pet owners said they considered the needs of their furry friends to be important when selecting the right home to buy, according to a recent® survey.

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How the Coronavirus Is Changing Some Boomers' Real Estate Plans

For baby boomers, the question of when—and where—they'll retire is a perennial topic of discussion. But with the novel coronavirus sweeping the globe, it has become an especially pressing question these days.

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Sellers Should Channel Patience

They say patience is a virtue. Home sellers attempting to unload their properties during this COVID-19 crisis may need to take those words to heart.

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6 Ergonomic Mistakes To Avoid

By now, you may have spent months working in a makeshift home office after the COVID-19 pandemic required many employees to take their work home and shelter in place. And even as states begin to reopen, many of us plan to work from home for the foreseeable future.

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Garbage Disposal Tips

Follow these tips if you want to keep your garbage disposal running smoothly and avoid unnecessary repairs and expenses.

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Happy Mother's Day!

Wishing you all a Happy Mother's Day! May your day be sunny and bright and filled with love.

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It Starts Before the Statement is Sent

The deadline for challenging your property tax assessment this year may be later than normal due to the stay at home orders but when you are notified, you'll want to be ready to decide whether you can save some money on property taxes this year.

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One More Reason to Refinance

Taking cash out of the equity of your home could be a legitimate way to fund a temporary cash crisis now or to have it on-hand if the need arises. Most homeowners can pull out the difference in 80% of the fair market value of their home and what they currently owe.

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First Impression, Lasting Impact: Entryway Essentials

They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression – and neither does your house. To avoid a negative first impression that sends potential buyers running out the door, consider these tips for staging a stellar entryway that hints at what’s to come during the showing.

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Don't Let Disaster Set You Back

Since you're at home anyway and may even have kids at home who need something to do, now is a great time to get a current home inventory done in case the misfortune of a disaster should strike. We all fear a fire, flood or burglary and this will help be ready for an insurance claim.