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First month since June 2011 to go over 4,000 homes mark  WALTHAM, Mass.-- The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) reported today that the number of single-family homes put under agreement in March went up again for the 11th straight month compared to the same time in 2011. Condominium pe...
04/12/2012
I have attempted to show some of the more outstanding properties that are currently on the Franklin, MA real estate market through these Best Buy lists.  These homes may or may not be my listings, rather they are, in my opinion only, the best choices for the money... This adorable 3 bedroom ranch...
04/11/2012
Franklin, Massachusetts homes are still selling within 4% of their asking price as shown here.  This chart reflects a 3 month look at sales data for all Franklin, MA price ranges.  Call me at 508-369-5131 or email franklinmahomes@comcast.net if you need help getting started on your own home purc...
04/09/2012
Despite what you still hear on the evening news, the greater Boston and local Franklin, Massachusetts real estate market is doing just fine.  No we do not have enough listings to show our buyers but interest rates are very low and home prices are affordable.   Due to the low inventory of homes, m...
04/04/2012
Appraisals provide an objective opinion of value, but it's not an exact science so appraisals may differ.  Two appraisals on the same Franklin, MA home could vary by as much as $10,000-$20,000.   For buying and selling purposes, appraisals are usually based on market value - what the property cou...
04/02/2012
Here are the most current 2012 residential tax rates bases on per $1000 of assessed home value.  These are towns in which I provide real estate services--all southwest of Boston.  It is clear that some towns offer alot of services relative to their tax rate and others not as much. Attleboro     $...
03/29/2012
  By now every Franklin, MA resident has heard that the special election results are in and the town has voted a resounding “YES” in favor of building a new model school.  The town of Franklin, Massachusetts will benefit from this school in so many ways as it will serves our children and keep/rai...
03/28/2012
Warren Buffett, who is currently the third richest person in the world, raves about home ownership especially with today's lower home prices AND low interest rates. Buffett believes now is the time to purchase as affordability has never been better and it is true that investing in a home offers b...
03/27/2012
I have attempted to show some of the more outstanding properties that are currently on the market through these Best Buy lists.  These homes may or may not be my listings, rather they are, in my opinion only, the best choices for the money...   This five bedroom Colonial is situated on a nice cor...
03/19/2012
There were 26 price adjustments over the past month on Franklin, Massachusetts homes for sale according to the Multiple Listing Service (MLSPIN).   Per the chart below, two price ranges posted the most price changes and the average total price adjustment was about 1.5%. It is crucial to price a h...
03/16/2012
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