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2013 

If you are one of the many buyers that I speak with on a regular basis who is thinking about making a Franklin, MA home purchase in the next few months there are some things you will want to know and do now... US News and World Report's real estate blogger, Luke Mullins, reminds us that there con...
01/29/2013
GOAL ACHIEVED!!!  Another happy buyer and seller in Wrentham, Massachusetts.  Nothing like the happy faces of both the buyers and sellers when a very long transaction actually closes like this one did today. This home is the perfect Wrentham, MA starter home with 2/3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths, a bre...
01/28/2013
The Franklin, Massachusetts real estate market turned a fiscal corner during the end of 2012.  Most local Realtors know that the Franklin, MA market has been strengthening but there has not been enough history to adequately show this on paper.  Recent sales data has finally changed all of that. D...
01/25/2013
How to Sell Then Buy Your Franklin, MA Dream Home & Not Be Homeless What is a Franklin, Massachusetts seller to do? I know some sellers that find one then another "perfect" home online but have not put their current home on the market yet. One couple has had their hopes dashed far too many times ...
01/23/2013
I'm happy to report I helped another happy couple find their dream home in Mansfield, MA.   This couple was seeking a good condition, open-space home with a private yard in a variety of towns all within a generous price range.  After looking at homes in three other towns, this home stood out beca...
01/22/2013
"Yes Mr. Prospective New Buyer, I did say that bidding wars are happening with greater frequency in the Franklin, MA real estate market so it is crucial that you are prepared with a pre-approval letter before we go out househunting." This was an actual conversation I had with a new buyer that jus...
01/17/2013
My mortgage broker at New England Moves Mortgage for Coldwell Banker of Franklin, MA has cautioned that mortgage rates are expected to rise by March 2013 with low rates a thing of the past.  This article from Bankrate.com is very relevant for both prospective buyers and current homeowners: Here a...
01/09/2013
Franklin, MA Real Estate has definitely bounced back during 2012.  This chart shows 57 sold single family homes during the last 3 months of 2012 with an average sales price of $398,501.  This sales price is only an average of 3% off from the average listing price of $411,342.  This information tr...
01/09/2013
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