Sandi Boucini & Michelle Granger - RE/MAX Executive Realty



Posted by Sandi Boucini & Michelle Granger on 5/23/2018

Buying a home represents a life-changing decision. As such, you'll want to look beyond the price of a residence as you search for your dream house.

Ultimately, there are many factors beyond price that you should consider as you pursue your ideal residence, including:

1. A Home's Location

For most homebuyers, a house's location is the number one factor when they explore the real estate market, and perhaps it is easy to understand why.

Finding a home in a location that is convenient for you is priceless. And if you know how to conduct a comprehensive home search, you can quickly discover a high-quality home in a wonderful location.

As you prepare to kick off your home search, consider whether you'd like to live in a city or town. This will enable you to narrow your home search.

You also may want to consider homes that are located near work or school. By doing so, you can ensure that you won't have to travel too far to get to destinations that you frequently visit.

2. A Home's Condition

A home may look like a great investment at first, but its condition may have deteriorated over time. Thus, you'll want to take a close look at a house's condition before you finalize a home purchase.

Typically, a homebuyer will complete a property inspection after a home seller accepts an offer on a residence. This inspection will enable a homebuyer to perform an in-depth assessment of a residence and learn about its strengths and weaknesses. Then, a homebuyer can determine whether to move forward with a home acquisition.

If a property inspector discovers myriad issues that impact a home's condition, a homebuyer may want to reconsider his or her offer. At this point, a homebuyer can still walk away from a home purchase. Or, a homebuyer can ask the home seller to complete various home improvements as well.

On the other hand, a homebuyer who falls in love with a house may choose to proceed with a home purchase, regardless of the residence's condition. If you choose this option, however, it is important to consider the potential long-term ramifications of your decision.

3. Your Future

It is paramount for a homebuyer to find a house that he or she can enjoy for years to come. Therefore, a homebuyer should consider his or her future before finalizing a home purchase.

For example, if you plan to settle down and start a family, you may want to evaluate houses that are close to schools. Conversely, if you eventually want to work in the big city, you may want to consider homes that will make it easy to commute into the city day after day.

Don't forget to hire a real estate agent to help you during the homebuying journey too. With a real estate agent at your side, you should have no trouble examining a broad range of top-notch houses that won't force you to break your budget.




Categories: Uncategorized  


Posted by Sandi Boucini & Michelle Granger on 5/21/2018


166 8 Lots Rd, Sutton, MA 01590

Single-Family

$499,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
3
Baths
Absolutely stunning reproduction antique that sits proudly on a 4.5 acres lot atop of one of the most coveted streets in Sutton. The character abounds both outside & inside this unique home! The lot offers scenic views, a detached barn/garage, inground pool w/ cabana & gardens that include antique apple trees, pear trees, blueberry & raspberry bushes, a colonial herb garden & abundant perennial flowers. Horse potential! The cozy interior welcomes you w/ pine floors through out,vintage hardware & locally salvaged woodwork. The remodeled country kitchen is the heart of the 1st floor and boasts custom cabinets, granite counters, tile backsplash,ss appliances, pantry & a 1905 wood cooking/heating stove. The family room is quintessential NE and has a wood burning masonry fireplace and leads to both the office and kitchen. The 2nd level offers amazing views off the deck, a large bonus room plus 3 bedrooms & a spacious master suite that offers a wood stove & private bathroom.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

Similar Properties





Categories: New Homes  


Posted by Sandi Boucini & Michelle Granger on 5/18/2018


410 Boston Rd, Sutton, MA 01590

Single-Family

$644,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Absolutely meticulous & quintessential cape on an amazing lot close to schools & center of historic town. The farmer's porch draws you in the minute you pull up to this private retreat on 2.5 acres! Upon entering you are amazed w/ great sized rooms throughout the entire home. The kitchen offers a propane range, newer appliances, center island, cabinet pantry & closet pantry & walk-out slider eating area. The family room is accented w/ a floor to ceiling fireplace, hardwoods & soaring ceilings. The living/office & dining room are entertainment sized & both offer privacy w/ pocket doors/french doors. The half bath has been artfully updated! Take one of two staircases to the second level which offers a great master along w/ a newly renovated master bath w/ tile shower & rainhead. Additional bedrooms offer great space & main bath has been updated too! Second floor laundry. BONUS! A whole entire suite still awaits you! 35x16 bonus room complete with full bath can be teen suite/au pair etc.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

Similar Properties





Categories: New Homes  


Posted by Sandi Boucini & Michelle Granger on 5/16/2018


25 Luka Dr, Grafton, MA 01519

Condo

$480,000
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Undeniably in "a class of its own" with richly detailed appointments and tasteful decor. Enter the two story foyer. This impressive home showcases an exquisite fireplaced living room accented with columns. An elegant dining room with wainscoting. White gourmet kitchen, subway tile backsplash, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and spacious breakfast room area with access to a delightful three season porch. Serene master suite and beautiful master bath with tile shower. Powder room and convenient laundry room on the first floor. The second level offers two bedrooms, a spacious loft and large main bath complete with double bowl, granite sinks, separate shower and sumptuous soaking tub. On site hardwood floors throughout, stained beautifully. No detail was spared when designing this home. This condo is an end unit and offers complete privacy with patio off the three season porch. Be part of a small community, "Providence Road Commons" Schedule your showing today...
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

Similar Properties





Tags: Real estate   Condo   Grafton   01519  
Categories: Price Change  


Posted by Sandi Boucini & Michelle Granger on 5/16/2018

For those who are on the lookout for a great house, it may be beneficial to explore homes in small towns. In fact, there are many reasons to pursue a small town residence, and these include:

1. You can avoid the hustle and bustle of big city living.

Purchasing a house in the city may prove to be difficult. In many instances, competition for houses near city attractions and landmarks is fierce. Also, owning a home in the city may require you to pay high costs for taxes, parking and more.

Comparatively, small town living often provides a breath of fresh air, particularly for those who want to avoid the hustle and bustle of a big city. Small town homes are available in a variety of sizes and styles. Perhaps best of all, purchasing a small town house typically won't force you to break your budget.

2. You can live close to loved ones.

If family members and friends live in a small town, it may be beneficial to join them. And if you kick off a search for a home in the small town of your choice, you can live near loved ones.

Of course, prior to starting a small town home search, you may want to learn about the local housing market. If you possess housing market data and insights, you can tailor your property buying strategy accordingly.

3. You can find a superior house at a budget-friendly price.

Small town homes may be more affordable than their big city counterparts. Therefore, a buyer who wants to find the best value for a home may want to narrow his or her house search to properties in small towns.

When it comes to searching for a small town home, there are lots of exceptional options available across the United States. As such, determining exactly where to pursue a small town home sometimes can be challenging.

Thankfully, hiring a real estate agent is a viable option for all buyers, at all times. A real estate agent can teach a buyer about the housing market in any small town. By doing so, this housing market professional can help a buyer take the guesswork out of finding and purchasing a small town residence.

A real estate agent is happy to provide plenty of assistance at each stage of the property buying journey. He or she will set up small town home showings and keep a buyer up to date about properties that match this individual's criteria. Plus, if a buyer finds his or her ideal small town residence, a real estate agent will help this individual submit a competitive offer to purchase.

For those who want to pursue a small town residence, there is no reason to work alone. If you hire a real estate agent today, you can receive extensive support as you conduct a search for a home in the small town of your choice.




Categories: Uncategorized