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2010 

I have attempted to show some of the more outstanding properties that are currently on the market through these Best Buy lists.  These homes may or may not be my listings, rather they are, in my opinion only, the best choices for the money... Here is this week's home... Lovely and inviting center...
03/15/2010
Lisa Prevost's article "The Price Chopper" in The Boston Globe Magazine reminds the consumer what Franklin, MA and metro west of Boston area Realtors have known for awhile now.  Some buyers have been attempting to use the home inspection as a method to slash the costs off their final offer--but t...
03/15/2010
What if 5% down became mandatory to purchase a Franklin, MA home?  The FHA presently only requires 3.5% to be able to buy but there is discussion of raising the required deposit to 5%. There was a time when a metro west of Boston/Franklin MA area Realtor would rarely see buyers who were only putt...
03/12/2010
After showing my buyers a number of homes in the metro west of Boston area last week, they commented on the differences between the four homes we had seen.  What they said was very interesting for sure.  They noticed that the homes with fresh paint and minimal furnishings stood out above the othe...
03/11/2010
I have attempted to show some of the more outstanding Franklin, MA properties that are currently on the market through these Best Buy lists.  These homes may or may not be my listings, rather they are, in my opinion only, the best value for the money... This beautifully renovated Cape is located ...
03/09/2010
This weekend the Franklin, MA and Boston area saw record high temperatures for March.  We can easily get excited over upper 40 and 50 degree temps after coming off of a long cold winter!  My west coast daughter would mock me on this since her blood has thinned. I was so eager to get out for my fi...
03/08/2010
The Franklin Cultural Council is part of a network of 329 Local Cultural Councils serving all 351 cities and towns in the Commonwealth.  According to the Massachusetts' website, the local Cultural Council Program is the largest grassroots cultural funding network in the nation, supporting thousan...
03/08/2010
Barry Habib, Chairman of Mortgage Success Source, says no matter which economists you consult, they all agree that mortgage rates are certain to rise throughout the remainder of 2010.  On one extreme, David Greenlaw, chief fixed-income economist of Morgan Stanley, expects that rates could climb b...
03/04/2010
Did you know the best chance for selling your Franklin, MA property is within the first seven weeks? It's true. Studies show that the longer a property stays on the market, the less the seller will net upon the sale. It is very important to price your property at a competitive market value at the...
03/04/2010
I have attempted to show some of the more outstanding Franklin, MA properties that are currently on the market through these Best Buy lists.  These homes may or may not be my listings, rather they are, in my opinion only, the best choices for the money... Here is this week's home... This lovely 1...
03/03/2010
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