Selecting a Builder
Your home is probably your most expensive investment. Before you spend thousands of dollars on building or remodeling, you need to do your homework and understand your role as a consumer. Click here for PDF article; Selecting a Builder
Before you remodel
Your home needs a new look. Maybe its a case of updating the aesthetics of a room. Maybe its something more significant, such as the need to reconfigure rooms inside the home. Or maybe it is something as considerable as the need to create new space on your property. Regardless of the reason, before you budget your project, before your pick your new windows or shutters, before you pry the first 2×4 from its position, and before you hire a contractor, remember that you may need to get permission first. Click here for PDF article; Before You Remodel
Homestead Protection Law
Changes to the Homestead Protection Law, Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 188, § 1-10, went into effect March 16, 2011, which significantly changed the protections available to homeowners. The link below provides information to homeowners as well as a pamphlet issued by the Secretary of the Commonwealth which answers many questions regarding the new changes. Click here for more information (Massachusetts State Website).