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Posted on 11/22/2020
What is a Bi-Weekly Mortgage Plan?
Photo by Designer491 via Shutterstock The term “bi-weekly” means every other week. If you get paid bi-weekly, you usually get your check every other Friday. When it comes to a mortgage, typical amortization plans (payments of principal and interest) use a 30-year/360-month calculation. But many lenders offer a bi-weekly plan too. In this case, you would make 26...
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Posted on 11/19/2020
11 Treeland Dr, Framingham, MA 01701 is now new to the market!
Wonderful opportunity to own a lovely Cape style home tucked into a sought after neighborhood with nearly 1/3 acre of level grounds on the Sudbury line*Some TLC will go a long way and reward the lucky new owner of this 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath property*The second floor is dormered, creating 2 very large bedrooms upstairs plus the 1/2 bath*Home is definitely livable and some major improvements over the years have been made including the roof, replacement windows and the furnace. There is a wonderful over-sized deck off the kitchen perfect for grilling. Preferable gas cooking is made possible by propane*Hardwood floors throughout*Kitchen and...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Tips for Budgeting for a Fixer Upper
Image by Annie Gray from Unsplash If you are handy with home repair, you could buy a more expensive house if you are willing to put some work into it. Many foreclosures are often sold “as is,” and require some work. The seller may also be more open to negotiating a lower price based on the number of...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
Advantages and Disadvantages of Moving to an HOA Community
Image by rawmn from Shutterstock People have different notions about living in an HOA community. As much as there is a bright side to living in such an environment, you also need to consider the potential disadvantages. Some HOAs have an organized and well-maintained neighborhood, while others may have lackluster management and community issues. Before you make your...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
Tips for Sellers: How to Set Yourself Up for Success
A successful home selling experience is not a guarantee. However, if you prepare for the house selling journey, you may be better equipped than others to reap the benefits of a quick, profitable home selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips so you can set yourself up to succeed during the house selling journey. 1. Identify...
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Posted on 10/30/2020
Another Property Sold - 63 Lake St, Hudson, MA 01749
Do not miss out on this move-in ready beautiful Colonial! A kitchen you will want to cook in, featuring granite countertops & stainless appliances. Entertain & enjoy dining in your large dining room & relax in your comfortable family room. Entire second floor flooring completed in 2019. Newer electrical, plumbing, & roof, with central a/c. If outdoor entertaining is a must, relax & enjoy your pergola in your fenced in backyard (2017) or sit by the fire-pit on cool nights. Plenty of storage located in the basement or in your shed for landscaping needs. Current owners also paved the driveway & cleared 4,000+ sq. ft of...
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Posted on 10/25/2020
Are Buyers Reluctant to View Your House?
If you list your home and fail to stir up interest in it, there is no reason to panic. In fact, there are many quick, easy ways to ensure your house consistently garners homebuyers' attention. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you showcase your home to dozens of prospective buyers. 1. Bolster Your House's Curb...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Ways to Incorporate Blank Walls in Home Design
Photo by: Allie Smith via Unsplash During home decoration, it is natural to have one or more blank walls that leave you asking yourself: "What am I going to do with that?" You may get frustrated, but don't worry, you are not alone — barren walls are likely driving other homeowners crazy, too. What’s the solution? A fresh...
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Posted on 10/17/2020
670 Edgell Rd, Framingham, MA 01701 is now new to the market!
Opportunity knocks for a contractor or hardcore handyman looking for their next project or even a home of their own*Not for the faint of heart and will not qualify for conventional financing because of the condition but will certainly reward the savvy, experienced visionary with the means to turn this estate sale home around. All this said, the home has nice curb appeal and sits on a lovely and large level lot*The roof is only 5 years old and the chimney was rebuilt*Preferred gas heating and easy care vinyl siding*Huge Country Kitchen*Master on 1st floor with full bath and 3 bedrooms upstairs*2nd full bath on 1st floor*Walk-up attic*Sunny...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Should You Consult with Family Members Before You Sell Your Residence?
If you intend to sell your house, you may want to let your family know about your decision. In fact, there are many reasons why you should consult with family members before you add your house to the real estate market. These reasons include: 1. You can address any concerns or questions. Family members may have concerns or questions...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Will Your Home Impress Buyers?
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to ensure your house impresses buyers. If your residence makes a positive impression on buyers, you could speed up the house selling process. Plus, you may be better equipped than ever before to maximize your house sale earnings. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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Posted on 10/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 12 Bonito Dr, Framingham, MA 01701
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 8/15 1PM - 3PM. Come check out this move in ready 3 bed 1.5 bath split with under garage on a quiet cul-de-sac! Private and fully fenced in back yard with generously sized back deck would be great for gardening, entertaining, or pets. Seller has owned the home since 1969 and has taken great care of it with many recent updates including re-pointed chimney in 2008, new roof and full insulation update in 2011, all new windows and exterior paint in 2016, and new 40 gal gas water heater in 2017. This home will not last at this price for long - come by the open house Saturday to take a...
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