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This great 4 bedroom, 3 bath Colonial is located in a desirable Franklin, MA neighborhood with walk to school access.  Showings will start at the open house Sunday June 30th at 11am until 1pm.  Range priced $400,000-450,000.                                          The lovely private fenced backy...
06/28/2013
A completely renovated Victorian at 149 Hillside Road, Franklin, MA hits the market this weekend with a Sunday open house 11am-1pm! This home offers a spacious open floor plan, hardwood floors, a great room with cathedral ceiling, skylights and double sliders overlooking the pool and yard.  Many ...
06/19/2013
Franklin, Massachusetts Real Estate May 2013 Sold Data The chart below reflects the rising prices in Franklin, MA over the past month.  Both list price and sold price have risen and there is now only a 1% average difference between both.  This can be attributed to the many bidding wars in which h...
06/03/2013
Franklin Massachusetts Homes--When a Discount Is Not a Bargain Remember back when you were a teenager and could finally buy your own clothes? Of course the items you bought were the discounted type and you definitely got what you paid for... they didn't really last that long but your budget would...
05/30/2013
What Massachusetts Sellers Really Want. My seventeen years as a Franklin, Massachusetts Realtor have taught me alot of things.  Some of what I have learned about pet tarantulas is not so pleasant but mostly I have been educated by my many buyers and sellers.  Here is an abbreviated list of what s...
05/29/2013
Ready to buy in Franklin, Massachusetts?  Here are the steps to take for an easy, stress-free home purchase: If you are buying with a significant other, sit down to discuss your wants/needs in a home.  Make a "must have" list and a "would like" list to help you prioritize.  This may get tweaked l...
05/22/2013
As a Franklin, MA Realtor of 17 years I have seen several real estate cycles but the latest trend has been the least common.  Lately I have observed buyers engaging in "panic buying" in a variety of greater Boston communities. The past few months in Franklin, MA real estate and surrounding towns ...
05/21/2013
Lowering Your Interest Rate by Less Than 1 Percent Can Make a Difference Low interest rates, which were at an average of 3.67 percent as of April 12, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), aren't going to stick around for long. In fact, the MBA predicts that interest rates will reac...
05/14/2013
Many Franklin, Massachusetts sellers  would rather spend money on updating their flowers, front steps and lawn than pay for a pre-home sale inspection.  As a bargain hunter myself I can completely understand not wanting to spend money when not necessary but it is precisely for this reason why a h...
05/13/2013
A free report from the Multiple Listing Service (MLSPIN) shows median sales prices are up in most Norfolk County towns of  Massachusetts.  In fact, Franklin, MA real estate data shows a 16.8% sales price increase over the same time last year.  As expected, fewer homes have sold due to limited inv...
05/08/2013
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