Tag Archive: real estate transactions

Buying or Selling Real Estate? Here’s How to Ease the Process During the Pandemic

November 18, 2020 2:54 pm Published by Stephen M. Roche

Despite COVID-19, the real estate market has remained robust. With low mortgage rates and a shortage of housing inventory, more home buyers are competing for properties, to the benefit of sellers. As housing shortages in Greater Boston have prompted buyers to look for homes beyond the immediate suburbs, Worcester’s West Side has become one of the top ten real estate markets in the country.

If you’re trying to buy or sell real estate—especially if you’re new to the market—here are some trends and tips to help you get through the process in the midst of the pandemic:

1. Expect Delays and Extensions

While there are many reasons why a real estate deal may ...