MLS Terms: ACT, UAG, EXT, CAN, BOM, RAC, EXP, and WDN

Willard D. Cunningham

The Multiple Listing Service Property Information Network (or, just MLS) in Massachusetts uses status abbreviations such as UAG, EXT, CAN, EXP, BOM, RAC, and WDN, to let other real estate agents/brokers know the current status of property listings. The … Read more

Closing Your Purchase or Sale: a checklist

Willard D. Cunningham

Checklist for Coordinating the Final Steps of Your Sale   I will be happy to guide you through the final process. Please read the following checklist to assist you through the final stages. Your attorney will guide and provide … Read more

Buyer Agents, the MLS “book”, and advent of MLS online

Willard D. Cunningham

One day, not too long ago (1994 or so), real estate listings were published in a “book” that was published on a weekly basis. If you, the prospective buyer, wanted to search the MLS (multiple listing service) for properties for sale, … Read more

Home Owner’s Association (condo) Fee

When you see a property listing sheet and you are looking for the “condo fee”, it may be in a section of the listing sheet titled “HOA fee”. Don’t be confused by the use of the term “HOA” fee … Read more