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Tramontozzi Law Welcomes Neil O. Anderson

In Estate Planning, Misc Topics, Office Business, Personal Injury, Probate, Real Estate, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Neil O. Anderson with his son also named Neil, who recently graduated from pre-school at the Rockland Montessori School. We are pleased to welcome Neil O. Anderson Esquire to our legal team. “Neil is a wonderful addition to our office. His background in community development and human services will be a true asset to my office, our community, and the …

Legal Representation for Home Sellers in Massachusetts

In Misc Topics, Real Estate, Uncategorized by Tramontozzi Law

When selling a home in Massachusetts, you have the option to hire an attorney. While this is common for buyers as well, there are a few reasons why we recommend legal representation for sellers. Deed Preparation In Massachusetts, sellers are required to draft the deed that transfers ownership from seller to buyer. Though closing attorneys typically offer this service, it would …

Buying Your First Home and What to Expect

In Misc Topics, Real Estate, Uncategorized by Tramontozzi Law

Many people enter the purchase of a home process with both excitement and trepidation. It is helpful and reassuring to know what to expect as go through the process in terms of expenses and the process. What is Included in the Closing Cost Closing costs generally cover the following services: Attorney’s fees (yours and your lender’s if applicable) Title insurance …

Is It Time to Refinance Your Home?

In Misc Topics, Real Estate, Uncategorized by John Tramontozzi

Homeowners who bought their home when mortgage rates were low may have no interest in refinancing their present loan. However, if you bought your home when rates were higher or have an adjustable rate loan you should consider refinancing to a loan that has more favorable terms and lower interest rates. Refinancing is similar to the process you went through …

Real Estate Terminology and Transactions: Do I Need a Lawyer?

In Real Estate, Uncategorized by Tramontozzi Law

Real Estate has a language all its own just an in many other industries. This language can be both confusing and intimidating. The following are some basic terms used when listing your home for sale or when you are in the market to purchase a home in Massachusetts. Listing agreement – the contract that’s signed between a person selling a …

2016 Updated FHA Loan Limits For Melrose MA

In Real Estate by Tramontozzi Law

FHA adjusts their loan limits on an annual basis. If you are purchasing a property this season and would like to to use an FHA loan, it is essential to be familiar with the applicable limits and how they can fluctuate. The good news is, in many communities, the limits have gone up to reflect increasing property values. Below is …

MA Home Sale Closing Procedures

In Real Estate by Tramontozzi Law

Every home buyer and home seller knows that a closing is basically the last step in the real estate process. It is often a day of both nervousness and excitement. There are critical tasks and milestones leading up to the big day. Below are a few of the important steps for MA home sale closing procedures. Clear to Close Although a buyer …

Bedroom Count in MA Homes for Sale

In Real Estate by Tramontozzi Law

Everyone knows that the number of bedrooms in a home will affect its price. Sellers will naturally want to maximize that bedroom count. However, it is important to avoid some common mistakes when it comes to bedroom count in MA homes for sale. What Makes a Bedroom Simply adding a closet to a room will not make it a bedroom. First …

MA Neighbor Property Line Disputes

In Real Estate by Tramontozzi Law

Disputes between neighbors can be extremely stressful. There’s nothing like going to war with someone who lives right next door and who you may see every single day. Your home should be a peaceful and happy place, so it is important to avoid disputes whenever possible. Here are a few ways that you can avoid MA neighbor property line disputes. …