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Mortgage loan resources: A complete list

In our last post, we discussed the different types of plans and options for mortgage loan borrowers during the coronavirus pandemic. Let’s run through those real quickly – Mortgage Modification Getting a mortgage loan modification could mean extending the length of your term, lowering your… Read More

Mortgage payments: Can you expect a break on yours?

We’ve all heard the news articles about lenders allowing forbearance or deferment of federally-backed loans. You may be wondering – what exactly does that mean for homeowners and their monthly mortgage payments? Here, we break down the payment options and what they could mean for… Read More

What to Expect After Quarantine

The real estate market is always something to keep an eye on – like most markets, it fluctuates, and it does so big time. The era of COVID-19 brings no exception to this, and our team has seen some interesting supply and demand trends. Right… Read More

Need to move? We’re here for you.

We get it – you still need to move. In the midst of all the craziness, we're here to help you with that - virtually. Using 3D Matterport models, photos and walk-through video tours (with the help from current tenants in many cases to assist… Read More

3 DIY Cleaning Products For Your Home

As we all try to navigate our lives with the Coronavirus at large and leaving everyone with more questions than answers, we want to do our part in pulling resources together to make it even just a bit easier. One of the things we thought… Read More

The Benefits of Hiring A Listing Agent

Listing your home? Let's make it easy. Listing your home on the market can seem overwhelming for a lot of reasons – we get it. The good news is that there are plenty of resources out there to help you throughout this process, and the team… Read More

Celebrating the women of Metro Realty #IWD2020

  This year, International Women’s Day fell on Sunday, March 8 – but this entire month is dedicated to celebrating women and advocating for equality; something we feel passionately about all year round. At Metro, we consider ourselves extremely lucky to be able to have such… Read More

10 Questions To Ask Your Rental Agent

  What are the up front costs associated with this unit? Your first question: So what’s this going to cost me? It’s a fair question – we’d ask it, too. While it won’t always be the same across the board, we can definitely shed some light… Read More

New to Town: Brookline

The stressful part of your move is done – rent is paid, boxes are unpacked, and you finally decided what corner of the living room to put the couch. Now it’s a beautiful Saturday and you have plenty of time to explore your new neighborhood,… Read More

10 Ways to Help You Get Your Spring Cleaning Started

Does spring cleaning have you feeling like you’re swimming in things you don’t really want, but aren’t ready to throw away, either? Do you have a lot of “stuff” and not a lot of extra room for all of it? We’ve created a list of… Read More

Multi-Family Properties: The New ‘House Hack’ in Boston

Most home buyers--whether they're ready to buy for the first time or are looking to upgrade from their existing home--assume that a single-family home is their only real option. In actuality, multi-family properties can offer a multitude of benefits compared to single-family homes, and investing… Read More

An Alternative Guide for Boston House Hunters

If you’re amongst Boston house hunters, you’ve probably already realized that popularity drives up demand, which in turn drives up prices. Still, there are alternatives for Boston house hunters that you may not be aware of. Remember that Boston is made up of many different… Read More

How Matterport Differentiates Metro Realty from the Pack

Whether you’re looking to buy property or find a rental in the Greater Boston area, start with Metro Realty. Unlike almost any other real estate services out there, Metro Realty offers unparalleled benefits to tenants and buyers alike. As one of the first Matterport investors in… Read More

Renting vs Buying Property in Boston

We all know that Boston can be a pricey city, and a big chunk of every Bostonian's monthly budget goes towards housing. Making the most of your housing dollars is key, which raises a very important question: which is cheaper, buying or renting? With the… Read More

Top 10 Neighborhoods to Live in Greater Boston

With its rich history, vibrant nightlife, ample shopping and gorgeous green spaces, Boston is one of the best cities in America to call home--but choosing which part of Boston to move to can be difficult. Its many neighborhoods all have their own charms and appeal, and which… Read More