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Posted on 01/18/2021
Offer Competition: Why Your Dream Home is Getting So Much Attention
Photo by Fizkes via Shutterstock Months of searching, attending open houses, and viewing available homes finally paid off. You’ve found the perfect property in the perfect neighborhood for the perfect price. You’re ready to make an offer. Then, it happens, you get the dreaded call from your agent telling you there are multiple offers on the property. How...
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Posted on 01/11/2021
Tips on Choosing Home Security: DIY or Conventional
Photo by Pixaline via PixabayThe right home security system can make a profound difference for your peace of mind and make your home an unappealing target -- but do you have to go with a conventional (and expensive) alarm service? In the past, homeowners had few choices, but now, if you own a home and like to DIY...
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Posted on 01/06/2021
Another Property Sold - 45 (lot 3) Phillipston Road, Templeton, MA 01468
Construction to start soon- call now to choose finishes! This new stylish home has everything you need on one floor! Spacious 20 x 28 open concept kit/dining/living area has hardwood flooring, island and nicely upgraded moldings! Granite counters, sliders in the dining area lead to a 10 x 12 deck. The master suite is nicely separated from the other BR's & bath. Interior doors are 36" wide in the master suite including a pocket door to the master bath with walk-in shower. Laundry connections are right in the master bath for full-size stackable units. Another great feature is the two space-saver MBR closets w/organizers. The garage is...
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Posted on 01/04/2021
Mortgage Pre-Approval Pros and Cons
Image by Mediamodifier from Pixabay As you enter the home buying process, some people may recommend that you seek mortgage pre-approval. This is typically one of the first steps in the process, and you may view it as something you have little choice over. Yet mortgage pre-approval is not a requirement to start shopping for a house, and...
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Posted on 12/30/2020
Another Property Sold - 53 Phillipston Rd, Templeton, MA 01468
This lovely hip roof colonial has a rare level of privacy set back 200+ feet from a pictureque country road on a fairly level 5.78 acres with excellent potential for horses! A pretty paver walkway leads you to an inviting spacious front porch. Step inside to spacious rooms with hardwood floors, crown moldings, gas fireplace with custom mantel, cherry kitchen with granite and island. Sliders lead to a 14x20 composite deck. Mini-splits in the LR, DR & MBR will keep you cool by summer and a brand new FHW heating system will keep you cozy warm in the winter. You'll love the custom walk-in master closet! 2 yr young Central vac! Insulation was...
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Posted on 12/28/2020
4 Home Improvements Sellers Should Consider
Photo by La Miko from Pexels If you're getting ready to sell your home, then you might suddenly find yourself faced with deciding which home improvements are the best to tackle. Though it can seem like a hassle -- and it's going to cost you some time and money -- the reality is that even a few improvements...
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Posted on 12/21/2020
Should You Submit Multiple Homebuying Proposals at the Same Time?
If you find lots of great homes are available and cannot decide which residence to buy, there is no need to stress. Rather than submit multiple offers to purchase various houses, you should hone your home search. By doing so, you can discover the right residence, at the right price. Now, let's take a look at three tips to...
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Posted on 12/16/2020
800 Main Street, Lancaster, MA 01523 now has a new price of $374,900!
Incredible blend of old character and new conveniences! The brick exterior w/slate mansard, dentil molding & granite window sills/framing will make you proud to call this HOME. About 18" thick brick walls & window sills, some brick exposed inside, plus beautiful original wood floors and beams + new luxury vinyl plank flooring everywhere else, and 2 staircases. The high ceilings gives it a grand & airy feel. New kitchen, 2 new baths, one on each level w/shower stalls. Main living area is on the 2nd floor and has central air. The 1st floor is great for your home office, craft room, yoga space, etc., or could fairly easily be set up...
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Posted on 12/14/2020
Bathroom/Vanity Organization
Photo by JamesDeMers via Pixabay Having a well-organized bathroom is a homeowner’s dream. To get your bathroom organized you just need a little time and effort, and the will to rid yourself of a few unnecessary items. Purge — Everyone has a tendency to over-purchase and overstock on bathroom products every once in a while. In order to...
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Posted on 12/07/2020
Legal: Hiring a Real Estate Attorney for Retainer
Photo by Succo via PixabayWhen you need a real estate attorney, be sure to do your research. Don’t just hire an attorney because your friend or a relative sings the attorney’s praises. The referred attorney may be great in the practice area they helped your friend or relative in, but they may not have the experience needed for...
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Posted on 12/05/2020
Another Property Sold - 40 (lot 8) Carruth Road, Templeton, MA 01468
Construction to start soon by a local reputable builder on a 2 acre parcel set on a country road, yet convenient to amenities! !Already has approved 3 BR septic design, survey is complete, and town water! The 1st floor will have luxury vinyl plank flooring throughout for a nice clean cohesive look, as well as all baths. A deck is assessible from the breakfast nook. The master suite has a walk-in closet and linen closet. Efficient forced hot air by propane heat, from which central air conditioning can be easily added! A 2 car garage under will be 24' wide with double doors. Choose your own colors. Also see the ranch at MLS #72691671 for the...
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Posted on 12/03/2020
Another Property Sold - Lot 4 Briggs Road, Petersham, MA 01366
Building lot, legal non-conforming per Town of Petersham. Quiet, rural area. Easy access to Rt. 2 and Rt. 32. Great location to build a home. Desirable area in picturesque...
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