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The town of Franklin, MA received yet another honor recently when Neighborhood scout, a website that tracks data from the  FBI and other law enforcement agencies, released their rankings.  Actually Franklin has ranked at or close to the top of the website's list of 100 safest cities in the countr...
02/14/2014
More Franklin, Massachusetts Homes Sold Over Asking Price With the shortage of available homes in the greater Boston area continuing, buyers are often competing for good properties. Here are a few homes that I have sold over their asking price:     List Price--$400,000           Sale Price--$455,...
02/05/2014
We have heard that there is a severe home shortage for awhile now but it seems to have reached an all time low.  As a Franklin, Massachusetts Realtor since 1996 I have never known of so few homes on the market! A sampling of currently available homes in 4 towns totals as follows: Franklin--32 Wre...
01/28/2014
Just listed this great 2 bedroom condo at 10 Highwood Drive, Franklin!  The asking price is $162,500 which is less than any other units currently for sale in the complex.   Pride of ownership definitely shows in this beautifully maintained Highwood condo. Updates include newer kitchen cabinets,  ...
01/13/2014
Franklin, Massachusetts Area Residential Property Tax Rates 2013 By Kathy Stankard On January 9, 2014 · Leave a Comment [Edit]   The residential property tax rates for greater Boston towns like Franklin, MA have fluctuated over the past few years but continue to remain relatively affordable when ...
01/09/2014
Fifty shades of gray in Massachusetts Real Estate                                                                                     Despite what a Massachusetts real estate attorney will say, there are many, many gray areas in real estate. A Massachusetts Purchase & Sale Agreement indicates tha...
12/18/2013
Where Are All the Franklin, MA Homes for Sale?                  Lately, I've received several calls from relocating buyers who just learned that they will be transferred to a new position in the greater Boston area.  Most of the callers expressed surprise at how few homes seemed to be available i...
12/12/2013
Another Happy Seller in Franklin Massachusetts! We closed yesterday on this great neighborhood home at 215 Dailey Drive, Franklin and my seller could not be happier.  He had purchased the home back in July 2011 for $337,000 which was a great deal at the time.  I was his buyer agent.  Life went on...
12/04/2013
If you're thinking about buying a home in 2014, you'll want to carefully choose the real estate professional you work with during the process. You should commit yourself to working with one sales associate who can learn your likes and dislikes in homes to make your home-buying process easier. Cho...
12/03/2013
Franklin, Massachusetts has always been big on holiday events and this season promises plenty to see and do...   5th Annual Handbell Concert--Franklin Federated Church November 30th         The Franklin Federated Church will host its 5th Annual Handbell Concert, "Joy in Bronze" by the New England...
11/24/2013
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