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I was at a family gathering recently and the topic of conversation was job security.  A group of us were discussing our different professions and how the industries have fared in this recession.  One of my relatives who I consider very bright and well-informed stated something like "Well your inc...
Let's Laugh Today Laughter Yoga Club Monday, April 26th, 7:15-8:30pm--Held every 4th Monday of each month First Universalist Society 262 Chestnut Street, Franklin, MA  Contact: Linda & Bill Hamaker at 508-660-2223   14th Annual Franklin Education Foundation Trivia Bee Thursday, April 29th,  7-10p...
You have heard "location, location, location?"  Well, in the Franklin Massachusetts and greater Boston area it is all about price now.  Most every home will sell if the price is right according to recent sales and fair market value. A few recent examples stand out for me that illustrate how signi...
I have recently heard alot of buzz from several reliable sources that the famous Five Guys Burgers is coming to the Franklin Village Plaza in Franklin, MA.  Their website indicates that 200 locations will open this year and although they mention a few of them, I could not find Franklin, Massachus...
Everyone loves a good value and Franklin, Massachusetts home sellers are no exception.  When trying to sell a home, a seller needs all the help they can to get their home sold for the best price in the shortest time possible. Realtor Teams are the way to go for so many reasons.  Teams can and do ...
The town of Franklin, MA schools are arranged by districts based on where you live within the town--there is essentially no difference which school your child attends since the state of Massachusetts follows some of the most strict curriculum guidelines in the country. The Massachusetts Comprehen...
The town of Franklin, MA is celebrating Earth Day this Saturday, April 17th with roadside cleanup, spring plantings and activities at Beaver Pond starting at 9am.   Volunteers are asked to bring rakes and gloves but the town will provide bags for collecting cans, glass bottles, and litter.  There...
Knowing and using these 7 essential, yet simple steps is crucial to achieving the best deal possible - whether you decide to sell your Massachusetts home yourself or hire a professional real estate agent to help you. Understanding the "Total Market" concept of positioning your home to attract the...
As a local Franklin, Massachusetts area Realtor for the past 15 years, when working as a buyer agent I have certainly seen alot of homes.  I am happy to report that in most cases the homes were staged nicely, were clean and appropriate for getting the home sold. On the other hand, I have definite...

Kathy Stankard

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