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What does it mean to buy a home with a private septic system vs. public sewer in Franklin, Massachusetts?  Does this require more money or work on your part?  Doesn't the seller need to sell the home with a completely pumped septic tank? These questions can concern a prospective buyer of a home w...
06/18/2012
The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) reported today that the number of single-family homes put under agreement in May went up again for the 13th straight month compared to the same time in 2011.  Pending figures are a leading indicator of actual housing sales in Massachusetts for the ...
06/14/2012
Check out this excellent advice from a colleague before you consider listing your Franklin, MA home for sale... I have a number of great lenders I'd recommend if you need to know who to call--just ask me!A couple of years ago I listed a home and sold it. The sellers were interested in buying anot...
06/12/2012
Clients and customers often ask if there is a wrong town to consider buying a home in and the answer is rather complicated.  Statistics show that if you intend to move within one to four years you should be buying in a town which has very good resale values and shorter days on market time for hom...
06/12/2012
We found your friendly dog lying  around the neighbor’s yard on Sunday, Mother’s Day.  He wore a collar but no tags.  We know you are out there missing your dog so please call the pound as soon as possible.  He is a reddish yellow lab with a hardened spot behind his left front leg.  Seems to be ...
05/14/2012
Franklin, Massachusetts home prices have dropped a bit over the past few years as have most Boston area suburbs.  Mortgage rates remain historically low and home prices are still very affordable for most working families who have some deposit money saved.  Here is a look at three homes under $350...
05/08/2012
I have to admit that April 2012 in the Franklin, Massachusetts Real Estate market was a bit odd!  Not odd in and of itself but in relation to the very busy January and February months, April sales activity had petered out to a certain extent.  Don't get me wrong...  There are still plenty of buye...
05/01/2012
The Multiple Listing Service (Pinergy) for the greater Boston area just released its first quarter 2012 market data which I am showing here.  Although some towns show a price drop when compared to one year ago, the town of Franklin, MA reports an 8.1% increase in its median sales price. Franklin ...
04/25/2012
I'm so happy for my buyer since we had one of those home inspections that you could only dream of.  There was only one noteworthy issue with the electrical system needing some updating but otherwise this Framingham, MA home was great. Realtors and buyers should and do expect small issues when it ...
04/23/2012
It was such a pleasure working with this very informed couple.  They were ready to move away from renting in the city to start a family in the suburbs.  Just like most buyers, they were mostly concerned with location and school ranking for the towns that they had narrowed their search.  Of course...
04/17/2012
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