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Posted by WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Real Market on 8/16/2019

Purchasing a home may prove to be a good idea. In fact, there are many reasons to pursue a house, and these include:

1. You can purchase a home that you can call your own.

There is nothing quite like the feeling an individual typically experiences after he or she buys a house. If you conduct a search for your dream residence, you can enjoy this one-of-a-kind feeling in the near future.

Of course, if you decide to purchase a home, you may want to establish property buying criteria. This will allow you to hone your home search and accelerate the property buying journey.

As you put together homebuying criteria, think about where you want to reside and what features you want to find in your ideal residence. Then, you can begin the homebuying journey with a plan to achieve the best-possible results.

2. You could save money over the long haul.

Let's face it – the costs of renting an apartment, condo or house can add up over time. On the other hand, a home is a long-term investment that may help you save money in comparison to renting a property.

If you decide to launch a home search, you may want to get pre-approved for a mortgage too. Banks and credit unions are available in cities and towns nationwide, and these financial institutions can teach you everything you need to know about home financing. As a result, if you meet with banks and credit unions in your area, you can find a mortgage that complements your finances perfectly.

3. You can personalize your residence however you choose.

A house is more than just a place where you eat, sleep and store all of your personal belongings. And if you acquire a residence, you can transform an ordinary house into a personalized home.

As a homeowner, you can paint your home any color you choose, perform assorted house upgrades and much more. Therefore, homeowners enjoy unprecedented flexibility and can customize a house so it matches or exceeds their expectations.

For those who are ready to pursue a house, it often helps to hire a real estate agent. This housing market professional can offer plenty of guidance throughout the property buying journey and ensure you can quickly discover your dream house.

A real estate agent will keep you up to date about houses that fall within your price range, set up home showings and help you submit an offer to purchase your ideal residence. Plus, a real estate agent will negotiate with a seller's agent on your behalf to help you pay the lowest price for your dream home. And if you ever have concerns or questions during your home search, a real estate agent is ready to respond to them right away.

Ultimately, buying a home is a good idea for many people. If you hire a real estate agent today, you can instantly start a home search and move one step closer to acquiring your dream residence.




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Posted by WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Real Market on 8/13/2019

This Condo in Westwood, MA recently sold for $537,320. This Garden,Low-Rise style home was sold by - WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Real Market.


130 University Ave (Unit 01403), Westwood, MA 02090

Condo

$507,995
Price
$537,320
Sale Price

4
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
NEW CONSTRUCTION in Westwood! Brand New Opportunity to select options and finishes on the single level "J" style home features an open eat-in granite kitchen, large living room w/private balcony, separate den/office, spacious master suite w/walk-in closet, full bath with stall shower, full sized side by side washer & dryer and hardwood flooring. Outstanding location at University Station with access to Commuter Rail to Boston, AMTRAK, Restaurants, Shopping & Recreation. Convenient to Rte 128/95 and Rte 1. Please Visit our Sales office located at GPS 110 University Ave Westwood Open Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 4pm, by appt only on Mondays.

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Posted by WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Real Market on 8/13/2019

This Single-Family in Walpole, MA recently sold for $589,000. This Colonial style home was sold by - WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Real Market.


3 Dunbar Ct, Walpole, MA 02081

Single-Family

$589,000
Price
$589,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/2
Full/Half Baths
Truly a fantastic opportunity! North Walpole Colonial style home located on a quiet cul-de-sac. Just a short walk/ drive (1.4 mi) to train, town center w/ all the terrific shops & eateries. Nearby Elm St & Johnson Mid schools. You will be wowed and wowed again at all that is offered here: An open floor plan,sun-splashed rooms & gleaming hardwood floors makes entertaining simple /carefree. Renovated kitchen w/SS appliances, granite c-tops +separate pantry storage. Updated baths, 1st fl laundry. Classic but subtle limestone fireplace is gorgeous. Fin basement w/ durable yet warm & cushiony cork flooring. All 3 bedrooms on the 2nd floor. Master bdrm has "his" and her closets (the "hers" is a walk-in), expansion possibilities here. The 2nd bdrm offers a roomy walk-in closet. 2 car side entry w/ spacious mudroom. Private yard, lg deck & roomy patio.Thinking of an IG pool? if so this is THE perfect yard. Young heat system, windows & siding. Immaculate & lovingly maintained home! Top schools!

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Posted by WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Real Market on 8/12/2019

This Single-Family in Walpole, MA recently sold for $775,000. This Colonial,Contemporary style home was sold by - WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Real Market.


7 Jorie Ln, Walpole, MA 02081

Single-Family

$795,000
Price
$775,000
Sale Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Stunning, custom built home featuring 2-story foyer, dramatic front-to-back sunken great room with cathedral ceiling, 2-story stone fireplace, & 2 sets of French doors leading to deck with scenic backyard views. Pocket doors lead from the dining room into the magnificent front-to-back kitchen with large brick fireplace & island, where friends will surely plant themselves for pre-dinner drinks & conversation. This kitchen offers space for a lounge area with access to the back deck while still maintaining plenty of room for a kitchen table. Upstairs, a wide hallway leads through double doors into the master suite with a corner brick fireplace & dressing area. The master bathroom is beautifully appointed with a large shower, jetted tub & skylight. The lower level is perfect if you work from home or need additional entertaining space. The garage has a high voltage charger for an electric car. Ideally situated on Walpole/Medfield line with easy access to commuter rail, highways and shopping

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Posted by WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Real Market on 8/9/2019

When moving with children, or with family planning in mind, house hunting goes beyond finding the right house. You want to also find the right neighborhood and community to raise your child in. You want to find the right place for your child to happily and safely grow up.

Here's your guide to choosing the best neighborhood for your kids.

When you start house hunting draw up a list of towns and neighborhoods that catch your eye.

Having a list of priorities will help to make the house hunting process in each neighborhood much easier. Decide on your top 3 neighborhoods and towns in addition to your non-negotiable house features.

Many couples start to be researching the town’s schools. Look into the budget, what extracurricular activities are available, and if there are any recent news articles profiling the school.

Don’t just look into the kindergartens and elementary schools - look at the middle and high school as well. What are their reputations?

Visit the community center and library to find out what groups and activities are available. This is a great place to find out how involved the community is. Pick up any local newspapers or magazines and spend time flipping through the pages.  

Search Meetup.com and local Facebook groups to see what kind of involvement community members have. This is also a great way to connect with other parents and ask them any questions you might have.

Take a drive through your potential neighborhoods at different times of the day. This will help you to see what each neighborhood has to offer. Are there lots of younger children at pickup and drop off times at bus stops? Or are there older children riding their bikes around?

Are there playgrounds and parks within walking distance? If your child is in extracurricular activities, or you plan for them to be, are there dance or martial arts academies with good reviews in the area?

It’s also important not to discount the importance of proximity to family and friends. We’ve all heard the saying it takes a village to raise a child. Keep distance and travel time from family in mind when making your choice.

Take the future cost of raising a child into consideration while drawing up your budget. Finding the right neighborhood and community is a process of checks and balances. You might have to be willing to compromise in some areas to check off those non-negotiables. This could look like finding a slightly smaller house in a nicer neighborhood or living further away from the city.

Knowing what your priorities are before you begin house hunting and what to look for in each neighborhood will make the process much smoother. It can be a lot of pressure to find the perfect home but when we define our own version of perfect things can fall together much more easily.




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