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Locals know that Wrentham, Massachusetts is a quaint small town with neighborhoods, antique shops and the Wrentham Outlet Mall.  A non-resident may not realize that the town has one section on the south where the lot sizes are a 2 acre minimum, with farms and many historic homes--this section is ...
The town of Franklin, Massachusetts has just been voted as one of the best places to retire by US News and World Report.  The article notes Franklin's location which is a convenient 45 minutes to both Boston or Providence, its low crime rate, wealth of recreational activities and close proximity ...
Be a Pre-Approved Buyer: A pre-approved buyer always has the advantage in an offer situation. Becoming pre-approved is very easy: you complete your loan application with a credit check prior to beginning your home search process. Pre-approval means that you have actually been approved for the pu...
Apple picking season is here again and there is no need to travel miles away for great apple picking, hayrides, an ice cream shoppe and much more!  The Big Apple Farm is located at the south side of the Franklin, MA town line in Wrentham, Massachusetts. Apple picking is offered over the course of...
Downtown Consignment is a resale clothing shop for designer clothing and shoes in downtown Franklin, MA.   The address is 5 Main St in Franklin, IMMEDIATELY after the railroad tracks (if coming from Wrentham) and beside Berry Insurance.  The owners tell me they opened in May and are off to a grea...
While some prospective Franklin, MA area buyers are spending time worrying about the next round of economic news, several metro west of Boston Realtors are buying properties while they still can afford them. Realtors understand that there has been great anxiety over the depressed economic climate...
This New York Times article from the other day says it all... The seemingly endless run of bad housing news is discouraging some potential home buyers from considering a purchase. But the truth is that the advantages of homeownership have very little to do with investment gains. The best things a...

Kathy Stankard

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