Shirley Giroux RE    
Resources

I  pride myself on supporting those looking to buy or sell property. Below you will find helpful resources that will help you on your journey. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Shirley at (508) 692-7017 for a no obligation consultation. I am here to support you!

Multiple Listing Services         

Calculators



Government Agencies

Massachusetts Division of Real Estate
Learn about local regulations, housing trends, and state resources

Realtor Licensing Commission
Research Realtors' licenses and any complaints on file

North Bristol County Board of Realtor Ethics
Learn about ways to protect yourself from unethical Realtors

National Housing Administration
Federal resource that includes laws and government assistance programs


Lenders

Mortgage

Compare Best Mortgage Rates
Massachusetts oldest financial institution with 55 branches throughout the state

Bristol County Savings Bank
Find a mortgage consultant

Financing

Known for competitive rates and creative solutions

State Lending Programs / Guides
Financial assistance resources for home buyers


Massachusetts Housing Partnership
     Mortgage program for low and moderate-income first-time home buyers
  
Mass Resources
     Home buyer and home owner programs

Custom Search


Contractors

Giroux Construction
Reputable and established contractors. Projects from small to large

Snow Removal
Commercial and residential snow plowing services in the Dighton, Taunton, Norton district

Building Specialists
Specializing in custom built homes. Let us find you the perfect piece of property

Remodeling
Specializing in the "Fixer upper"


Articles

20 Things to Know Before You Buy

20 Things to Know Before You Sell

Staging a Home: What You need to Know

What to look for in a Realtor: A Guide


Ask Shirley

Are these low selling prices going to last forever? We want a bigger house but hate to sell ours right now.
    
Well, in October of 2010 the sale prices for existing homes rose slightly from 2009. That's not saying much, but  economists at Moody's Analytics say the market has hit the low point in the cycle. The worst is over.

Don't cheer just yet. Other economists say the market has just begun "a long climb out of a deep hole." With another million foreclosures anticipated for 2011, I do not feel we've reached bottom just yet. read more >>




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