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MA Residential Tax FY19 Comparison

In Massachusetts, real estate taxes are set annually during the city/town budget process and require state approval.  A variety of personal exemptions are available; some offer a “Residential Exemption*” which lowers the tax burden for homeowners occupying their primary residence.  Verifying tax details from a trusted source is vital to accurately determine the overall cost…

FY18 Residential Taxes

The FY18 Residential Tax Rate* in Cambridge, MA is 6.29% and almost half the rate of neighboring Arlington, MA (12.13%).  But in Cambridge, homeowners occupying a primary residence may be eligible for the Cambridge Residential Exemption saving up to $2,132 annually! Home Buyer Beware:  Residential tax information provided in MLS Listings may not be accurate especially…

When Is The Best Time To Sell?

When Is The Best Time To Sell? Clients often ask me … “When is the best time to sell?”.  In Cambridge and greater Boston, the largest inventory of homes for sale typically occurs in Spring and early Summer.  On average the largest number of buyers looking to buy a new home also occurs during this time. …