What is Title V?

What is Title V?

Because improperly functioning sewage systems and cesspools are a major cause of the pollution of our coastal waters, rivers and water supply, the state of Massachusetts enacted as of March 31, 1995, the state environmental code known as Title V. This code requires inspections of septic systems and cesspools before a home is sold or enlarged. Continue reading “What is Title V?”

The buy-sell dilemma

Should I buy first or sell first?  This is a common question most sellers ask.

Wondering how to make the jump from one house to the next without owning two simultaneously–or, perhaps worse yet, owning none at all? You’re not alone.┬áMost people either make offers to buy first, then hope for a quick sale of their existing houses, or put their houses on the market, then find new housing before escrow closes. Continue reading “The buy-sell dilemma”