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May 2011 Franklin MA Sales Were Brisk - 06/17/11 11:12 AM
The May 2011 Franklin, MA real estate market was quite brisk this year and seemed a world away from last year's slower pace. The greater Boston real estate market continues to stabilize and the current data supports that. The Multiple Listing Service data shows the following: May 2011: 29 sold single family homes $398,534 is the average list price $388,717 is the average sales price 98% is the difference between average list price and sales price 120 is the average number of days until closing May 2010: 27 sold single family homes $394,179 was the average list price $387,221 was the average (0 comments)
Franklin, MA Concerts on the Common Posts Summer Schedule - 06/16/11 11:13 AM
Every year many Franklin, MA families enjoy the summer concerts on the common series and this year's schedule is sure to satisfy all musical tastes. Concerts are held each Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:30pm on the town common. In the event of inclement weather, concerts are held indoors at the Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter School. Residents are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and relax with their neighbors to the musical sounds. Here is the Franklin, MA 2011 Summer Concert schedule: July 6th--Ray Scott Big Band July 17th--The Infractions July 20th--Electric Youth (Franklin School for the Performing Arts) July 27th--Ayla Brown (0 comments)
Franklin, Massachusetts New Construction - 06/15/11 12:49 PM
The town of Franklin, Massachusetts has not had alot of new construction available since the 1990s when building was at an all-time high. Ultimately a moratorium on building was established which placed on cap on new construction permits in order to preserve open space across the town. There are only a handful of new construction developments across town but many buyers seem to prefer homes that were built during the past 10-15 years--this allows for their often quicker closing and lower sales price. Franklin, MA real estate offers many updated homes that may be 10 or more years old but the sellers may (0 comments)
Franklin, MA Homes Still Selling Even Into Summer! - 06/14/11 01:53 PM
Historically, June starts the quieter real estate market in Franklin, MA and the surrounding towns however, as this chart shows, the sales have continued despite the warmer weather. January and February were very stormy in the Boston area and as a result the selling season has stretched out further into the summer.
If you have been thinking about selling, now is the time! Buyers are out there with an average of 5 people at each of my open houses every Sunday. Interest rates remain in the 4.5% range so buyers are very motivated. Give me a call at (0 comments)
Pride of ownership shows in this 4 bedroom Colonial located on a quiet cul-de-sac with 5 acres & a circular drive.
The kitchen boasts cherry cabinets, brazilian granite, stainless steel appliances, tile backsplash and hardwood floors.
Private 5 acre lot and 4 garages!
Asking price was $367,900.
If you are curious about the value of your home in this changing real estate market, give me a call at 508-369-5131 or email (3 comments)
Pricing Pitfalls When Selling a Franklin, MA Home - 06/10/11 04:08 PM
If you are selling your home in the greater Franklin, MA area, you are possibly most concerned about what you will get for it. Secondly, the issue of convenience probably ranks high on your list of concerns. Possibly the number of days or months that the house will be on the market is up there as well, as in "How many months do I really need to leave the house absolutely perfect when I head to work?" The key to achieving the highest price in the shortest time period comes down to proper pricing right from the start. Take the following (0 comments)
Price Changes & Temperatures Soar in Franklin, MA - 06/09/11 04:03 PM
This is the time of year when everyone is thinking about summer vacations, weddings, graduations and in Franklin, MA real estate prices inevitably get adjusted. As this graph shows over the course of one month there have been 59 price adjustments to Franklin, MA listings. At the start of summer there are still many buyers househunting but it becomes imperative to price a home correctly for the fastest possible sale. There were a few homes that came on the Franklin real estate market during the past few weeks that went under contract immediately since they didn't waste time setting the proper (0 comments)
Keeping The Kids Busy with Franklin, MA Summer Programs - 06/07/11 12:59 PM
Did time get away from you? Are you trying to figure how to keep your kids busy this summer with more than just XBox? The town of Franklin, MA Lifelong Learning Program offers classes for all age students in music, arts, sports and academics. The programs that will be offered include:PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS Summer Math Academy - Students entering kindergarten to 5th grade - June 27 to July 8 - Summer Math Academy (pdf)Early Explorers for children ages 3 and 4, not eligible for kindergarten - July 5 - July 28 - Early Explorers (pdf) Academic STAR: Ready..Set..Kindergarten, Oceans of Fun I, and Oceans (2 comments)
This recently renovated home sits in a desirable neighborhood of well maintained homes just seconds to Rt. 495 & shopping. Lovely treed lot with private backyard featuring 3 season screened sunroom, large deck & shed. Newer fully applianced kitchen, just painted in/out, Gleaming hardwood floors, large family rm w/ custom stone wall & wood burning stove. Finished play room in basement. Newer roof & Septic. Circular driveway. Located at 4 Cedar Hill Road, Bellingham, Massachusetts.
Despite the daily news reports, the single family Franklin, MA real estate market is holding steady with 84 sales in the first five months of the year. (We all have to remember that two of those months barely count since not much real estate occurred during the unusually severe January & February months.) As this data indicates, buyers appear to be mostly seeking the low $300,000, low $400,000 and low $500,000 ranges. It may be that some of these buyers are selling at the lower price point then moving up to the next price level as is often the case (0 comments)
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