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2010 

So you have found your perfect Massachusetts home or you may be prompted by the low interest rates to start house-hunting... Here is an overview of the types of closing costs you may incur on your home loan. Some are one-time fees, while others reoccur over the life of the loan. When you apply fo...
05/26/2010
Over the past few days, Boston, Massachusetts has made the news on several fronts.  Boston was just named one of the top five most fit cities in the country and Boston area homes made the most affordable lists based on the area's median family income of $85,233! The American Fitness Index report ...
05/24/2010
This fully updated Franklin, MA home, offered by the Kelly & Colombo Group, features new windows, roof and hardwood floors throughout.    The kitchen is updated with quartz countertops and the breakfast bar offers a casual eating area.  A professionally finished basement with game room, drybar an...
05/20/2010
Franklin, MA buyer agents are commonly asked whether a 3 or 4 bedroom home is a better choice.  Most Realtors will agree that getting the most house for the money is the optimal scenario but what about when two homes are very similar except for the number of bedrooms? Usually, four bedroom homes ...
05/19/2010
Ever since a few vacancies have occurred in commercial space around Franklin, MA there has been no shortage of speculation regarding which restaurants or grocery chain would become the next tenant.  The latest word has been that Bertucci's restaurant will occupy the old Applebee's space in The Fr...
05/13/2010
The Franklin, Massachusetts real estate market has been moving at a sometimes slow, but usually moderate pace this spring despite the First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit incentives which ended April 30th.   If you had asked 10 local REALTORS whether their business saw a spike due to the Tax Credit in...
05/11/2010
Just listed this classic Colonial on a cul-de-sac in one of Milford's most desirable neighborhoods! Attached 24 foot great room with cathedral ceiling and fireplace Eat-in maple cabinet kitchen with center island Dining room features hardwood floors, crown molding and chair rails First floor stud...
05/10/2010
Franklin Public Schools, Franklin, MA, Lifelong Learning Program just announced its "High School Online Summer Academic and Enrichment" courses for summer 2010.  This program is fairly new to the town and gives high schoolers a chance to add to their transcripts during the summer months.  High sc...
05/07/2010
The Multiple Listing Service currently shows 128 homes are available in the entire town of Franklin, Massachusetts. The data reveals that during April 2010: 29 single family homes sold 106 was the average number of days on market until closing $420,014 was the average sales price $430,217 was the...
05/05/2010
Hello Department of Public Works--Are you there?   I stopped in this morning to take care of some community business and I caught a glimpse of this unkempt lawn.  I understand that we have had alot of rain in Franklin, Massachusetts lately but this was ridiculous...  I even asked the dispatcher w...
05/03/2010
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Real estate rants and advice on the Franklin, Massachusetts and the metro west of Boston area. Stop by often because you never know what resources or tidbits you might find!