Sharon Lucido's Blog Posts

How's the market? Woah, those interest rates....

Everyday I get asked this question. It is amazing!It's amazing that I get asked this question every day AND that the market is amazing?Yes, the rates are up, and they're up to about 5% right now. I

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65 Siasconset Drive Sagamore Beach MA 02562

This split level Ranch style home is located on a corner lot between Scusset Beach, the Cape Cod Canal and Sagamore Beach. Hardwood floors, generous sized living room with a wood burning fireplace

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Making clients happy

   "Best Realtor in Bourne", was my buyers search criteria in mid January 2022.The minute we spoke on the phone we both knew it was a great fit.When you're looking to make or spend

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Who is Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Fannie and Freddie, are they familiar to you?Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are nicknames. Fannie Mae is the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA) and Freddie Mac is the Federal Home Loan

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New FHA Loan Limits in 2022

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has just increased the amount of money that can be borrowed through a standard home loan to more than $647K. In some areas, the limit is even higher.

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Well and Septic information

Water wells and septic systems in both residential and commerical properties.Click below and then click on the photo to the right. You will find lots of information and different types of systems

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Land for sale in Bourne MA 02532

Land for sale in Bourne MA 02532 - Over an acre of land across the street from Great Herring Pond Bourne MA.A private, quiet Cul-De-Sac. Perked in 1997 and has been undisturbed since then. Not in a

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Differences between Hard & Soft Credit Pulls

Credit Pulls: Credit Pulls or Credit Inquires means the same thing. Either one can occur when an outside party accesses your credit report.An outside party could be a credit card company, a bank, an

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SOLD ~ Sagamore Beach ~ 2021

SOLD! November 3, 2021This property was a special sale for me for a couple of reasons....~ My seller (RIP) lived in this property for many, many years. All his children were brought up in this home.

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How to Check Your Credit

MONEY MANAGEMENT with capital oneHow to Check Your Credit Whats the difference between your credit reports and your credit score?How to check and monitor both!Check / Monitor Your Credit

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How to WIN a bid on a house in todays fast paced market

Get Pre-approved. Be a step ahead! A pre-approval letter indicates you’re qualified and ready to buy. How? Call the bank you do your banking with or call us for our favorite loan officers

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Want to go to an open house, but not sure where they are?

      Are you looking for a new home to purchase? Or do you just like to go to open houses? Here is an easy way to find out where all the open houses are each weekend

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The home by the sea ~ SOLD ~ 78 Menotomy Road Plymouth MA 02360

Ed the owner of this property walked into my office on October 11, 2020. He originally wanted to rent the house out and sell it later in the year.I let him know how the market was and told him

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Closing time on 279 Old Plymouth Road Sagamore Beach

https://www.instagram.com/p/CFZnpRYBDrr/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheetI drove by this house everyday and said to myself, "I would love to see the inside of that baby someday".Then one day, I

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SOLD ~ 66 Post N Rail ~ Plymouth MA ~ 8-28-2020

From the moment I walked into this home, I knew it would sell quickly.My two concerns were; 1. It was only a one bedroom home, and 2. Covid-19 was in full swing.This was my first time selling a

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Sold ~ Hideaway Village ~ Bourne

SOLD 22D The Hollow in Hideaway Village Bourne MA Listed for $238,000 ~ SOLD for $215,00051 Days on the market51 days is a bit high in this market, but the owners loved their little

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HF Johnson Tree Farm ~ Sandwich MA

Sometimes you just have to stop and smell the.

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Sold ~ 9 Frost Avenue West Yarmouth MA

SOLD $338,400.00 ~ June 3, 2020I met Robert and his fiancé Arlene in October 2019 at Dunkin's in Yarmouth. We had spoken over the phone first to go over all the items on their wish

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Sold - 4 Dusty Lane Wareham MA 02538

Listed at $369,000.00 and sold for $365,000.00. This property was purchased by my clients in 2012. They fixed it up and then called me 8 years later to sell it for them.It's clients like these

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What does Co-Brokered mean ?

You might be thinking "what does Co-brokered mean?". It means the seller of this property listed their home with their listing agent. The listing agent works (represents) the seller. I was the buyer

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Working Together Day by Day

We're all unsure of what to do or what will happen next.We need to stay calm and use our common sense.If we are able to help our neighbors by providing supplies or just an ear then let's do it.Our

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December 2019 ~ Bourne MA Market Update by Amanda Lucido

Happy New Year everyone! ?Here’s my Bourne Market Update.We are still showing signs of a healthy market, inventory is low which indicates that we are still in a sellers market. Beat out

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Moving with Pets? We can help.

My humans put up a "for sale" sign on my dog house today, I mean their house. I'm confused by the number of people that are in my home looking at it. Every day the door opens and three or four

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Home Inspection - Do you need one?

If your thinking about purchasing a home for thousands of dollars, then the price you pay for an inspector is worth every penny. "Money well spent" as my dad used to say.A home inspection is usually

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The November 2019 Sales Report - by MAR

The number of single-family homes put under agreement in the month of November 2019 were up 17 percent.The number of condominiums put under agreement were up 18 percent compared to this time last

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Before adding Solar to your Home, check out this info....

Home solar may be the energy solution of the future, offering clean, reliable energy without having to depend on power companies. With new financing options in the works from some companies, getting

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List your home in the Winter? Yes or No

Below are three reasons why listing your home in the winter is a great time.1. Demand Is StrongBuyer demand remains strong. They are ready, willing, and able to purchase, and are in the market right

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Do's and Don't During the Mortgage Process

Do’s and Don’ts during the mortgage process:Do’s:Do stay current on existing credit accounts. One 30 day late notice can compromise your ability to be approved.Do continue to

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Credit Scores

When you apply for a mortgage, the lender will run your credit and determine what your credit score is. Credit scores can range between a low of 350 and a high of 850. Your credit score is a

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What is an Appraisal?

After your P&S is signed and your deposit has been received, the lender orders the appraisal. A licensed appraiser will conduct a review of the property to ensure both you and your lender of

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The September 2019 Bourne, MA Housing Market - Created by Amanda Lucido

Hello Bourne Residents & happy October 1st!As always, check out our monthly Bourne Market Update for the month of September 2019.We are still showing signs of a strong market, but remember

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Home Buyers Handbook and more...

Buyers Handbook and more...The holy grail “Home Buyers Handbook” ?When you work with #LucidoRealEstate as your #buyersagent you’ll receive our&

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Home Buyers Handbook

The holy grail “Home Buyers Handbook” ?When you work with #LucidoRealEstate as your #buyersagent you’ll receive our complimentary #handbook. It&rsquo

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What does Sale Pending mean anyway?

  When a new listing hits the market and it's listed on the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) it's in "Active" status.Buyers then view the house, love it and then decide they want to make an

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Home Inspectors and why they're important

If your thinking about purchasing a home for thousands of dollars, then the price you pay for an inspector is worth every penny. "Money well spent" as my dad used to say.A home inspection is usually

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Moving with Pets

My humans put up a "for sale" sign on my dog house today, I mean their house. I'm confused by the number of people that are in my home looking at it. Every day the door opens and three or four

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How was the Market in August 2019?

August 2019Typically August is the slowest month of the year. Why? Well, we think it's because people are squeezing inthat last vacation and getting ready for the school year. Properties were

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The August 2019 Bourne, MA Housing Market - Created by Amanda Lucido

Amanda says it looks like the Bourne Real Estate Market is still staying pretty strong, DOM (days on market) has improved from last August. However, this time of year pricing is THE most important

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How To Sell A House

At Lucido Real Estate we take pride in providing our seller clients withhonest and accurate information when it comes to the right selling price.We come to your home and learn about all the ins and

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How To Buy A House

When you're ready to buy a home, all you need to do is give us a call.The very first step is simply sitting down with us over a nice cup of coffee.We will go over all of the details of our Buyers

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Under Agreement in June

July 10, 2019 – The Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) reported today that the number of Massachusetts single-family homes put UNDER AGREEMENT in the month of June went up

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