We buy houses in Massachusetts companies – are they credible?

If you’ve been driving around in Massachusetts, chances are you’ve seen some billboards advertising companies that buy houses. Often times they say things like “We Buy Massachusetts Houses!” or “Cash For Your House”. Are these “we buy houses in Massachusetts companies” credible? How do I know if the local house buying companies out there are honest … Continued

Understanding the Foreclosure Process in Massachussetts

Understanding the foreclosure process in Massachussetts is an important part of navigating your own home foreclosure. Before we dive in… What is foreclosure anyway? Foreclosure is the legal process that lenders use to take back property securing a loan, generally after the borrower stops making payments. Foreclosure is no fun.  But just know that it’s not … Continued

Why You Should Diversify in Massachusetts

Investments come in all shapes and sizes. The investors who see the most profit, boast a diversified, and intelligently put-together portfolio. In this post, we will explain exactly why you should diversify and what you can do to get started! Why Should I Diversify? When you diversify your portfolio, real estate or otherwise, you are … Continued

Can I sell my Massachusetts house in foreclosure?

Do you have a Massachusetts Massachussetts house that’s in foreclosure right now? Many people going through the Massachussetts foreclosure process want to get out from under that burdensome house and wonder if they can sell the house in foreclosure. The short answer: yes. The long answer: it’s a little more complicated, but usually you can … Continued

Pros and Cons of an Open House in Massachusetts | EPHESUS LLC

There are many things you can do to sell your Massachusetts property. And it’s a combination of these many things that will inevitably sell your house. You will want to implore a strategy that really works and doesn’t waste any time. Is an Open House right for your Massachusetts home? Will it be worth the time and energy? In … Continued

Own Your First Rental in Massachusetts: A Checklist

Are you thinking about buying your first rental property? Being a landlord can be a challenging experience. There are many things to keep track of, and one mistake can cost you. In our latest post, we have put together a checklist for the process of buying a rental property, the process of screening your tenants, … Continued

Negotiation Tips for Selling Your Home in Massachusetts

Are you thinking about selling your Massachusetts house? Before you list or sell it on your own, you should have your negotiation strategy in place. Always try to be one step ahead of your buyers. Use concrete facts to validate your asking price and consider anything about the house that could be used as ammunition to lower the … Continued

Best Apps for Landlords to Use in Massachussetts | EPHESUS LLC

Managing rental properties can be a lot of work! Once you have more than one, it can be tough to keep track of everything. Thankfully, technology is making owning rental properties easier than ever. There are many different types of software out there designed to help you keep it all together. In our latest post, we’ve … Continued

4 Tips for First Time Home Sellers in Massachusetts

Buying and selling a home are two very different processes. First time home sellers may not know all that goes into successfully selling their house. It takes some work to find a buyer while getting the price you want. Below, find our… 4 best tips for first time home SELLERS!  The Price is Right You want to get as … Continued

How to Manage Tenant Conflict in Massachusetts

If you own a rental property, you’ll need to know how to handle and resolve tenant conflicts. You will experience both conflicts with tenants directly, and also have to mediate between tenants if you own a multi-family property. Tension and fighting between neighbors will be stressful for all parties. It pays to be proactive in resolving … Continued

5 Proven Tips to Sell Your Home Faster Massachusetts

When choosing to sell a house in Massachusetts, you’ll likely want the process to take as little time as possible. After all, time is money, right? The longer it takes to sell, the more it ends up costing you in the long run. Utility bills, taxes, and insurance payments only stop once the sale is finalized. … Continued

How to Improve Tenant Retention in Massachusetts

Anyone can become a landlord. But not everyone knows how to find and keep quality tenants. To help increase your overall ROI, we have put together some ideas to help improve tenant retention! In the simplest terms, the more turnovers you have, the more days your property will be vacant. The more days your property sits … Continued