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My Buyers Informed Me That They Will Not Engage in Bidding Wars   So you've found the right Boston area home, it has all the features you want, the price seems right, and it is in the  neighborhood you want. Suddenly you find out there are multiple offers coming in on "your perfect home."  What d...
08/15/2013
As a longtime Franklin, MA Realtor, meeting many out of state clients over the years has taught me that Massachusetts has its own real estate language. If you are in the market to buy or sell a home in the Franklin, MA area here are some terms you will want to   be familiar with. Asking Price–thi...
08/13/2013
Another Happy Family Just Moved to Franklin, MA 149 Hillside Road, Franklin, Massachusetts is the new home for this family!  This awesome, totally renovated Victorian with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, gas heat and cathedral ceiling great room overlooking the in-ground pool was listed at $400,000. After...
08/12/2013
Below is a post that I wrote back in 2011 but wanted to mention the latest Franklin, MA accolade.  The town of Franklin, MA was recently noted again as one of the nation's safest towns.  In fact, Neighborhood Scout reports that only 5% of towns are safer than Franklin, Massachusetts!   Way to go,...
08/08/2013
Franklin, MA Real Estate  showed great strength this summer 2013 with 22 closed sales for the month of July!  Homes remained on the market for a very short 49 days until closing and sold on average within 1% from the asking price.  This can be attributed to the shortage of available homes in the ...
08/05/2013
  Massachusetts home values continued to rise last month as limited inventory and eager buyers combined to push up prices. The Warren Group, a Boston company that has tracked local real estate since 1987, reported that the statewide median value of a single-family home rose last month, to $350,00...
07/24/2013
Well a quick Google search indicates that there once were 92 drive-in theaters in Massachusetts but now there are only 3 left!                                               For those of us born before 1970 (no not me, yeah right!) we have distinct memories of family times at the drive-in.  Mine i...
07/22/2013
  Back on Market in Franklin, Massachusetts Buyer's who are not forthright with their financial information equals BOM or back on the market for this awesome 4 bedroom, 3 full bath Franklin home.  I'd prefer to think of BOM as Buyer Opportunity Made...meaning an opportunity for the many other buy...
07/10/2013
Are 3% mortgage rates just a distant memory? It is now the hottest weather of the year in most parts of the country--here in the greater Boston area the weather rivals the deep south with our recent 95 degree temps and high humidity.  Just when prospective buyers start to consider taking a vacati...
07/09/2013
Franklin Massachusetts Real Estate June 2013 Sold Data     Total Sold Market Statistics         Report Run: 7/2/2013 2:08:11 PM Property Type(s): SF Status: SLD Start Date: 06/01/2013 End Date: 06/30/2013 Towns: Franklin Price Range # ofListings Avg. Dayson Market AverageSale Price   AverageList...
07/02/2013
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