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Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 1/29/2020


27 Circuit Ave E, Worcester, MA 01603

Single-Family

$250,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Beautiful, Victorian Craftsman Colonial with newer roof, and fine hardwoods and crown molding throughout the house. Hardwood floors on all of the 1st and 2nd floors. Architectural detail adorns the entrance hallway of the house with beautiful scrollwork on the fabulous mirrored coat stand. A natural gas heating system drives steam to ornate radiators in each room. The dining room boasts fine boxed-wood paneling, and the Victorian fireplace draws your eye as soon as you enter the living room. The sun drenched kitchen contains a new gas stove, butler's pantry, and dining areas. Situated on a quiet residential street, yet close to shopping and restaurants on Park Avenue. Nearby Columbus Park provides a walking and recreational area including a beach.
Open House
Sunday
February 02 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 27 Circuit Ave E, Worcester, MA 01603    Get Directions






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Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 1/21/2020

For those who want to buy a home, it generally is a good idea to remain open to negotiating with a seller. That way, you can acquire your dream residence without delay.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline a negotiation with a home seller.

1. Be Flexible

There is no telling how a home negotiation will turn out. Fortunately, if you maintain flexibility, you will be able to go with the flow throughout a negotiation with a seller.

Remember, a homebuyer and home seller share a common goal: to ensure a seamless transaction. If you are open to negotiating with a seller, both you and this individual can work together to achieve results that satisfy all parties.

Don't forget to maintain open lines of communication with a seller during a negotiation as well. By doing so, you and a seller can keep in touch with one another throughout a negotiation and avoid potential miscommunications that otherwise could slow down or stop a home purchase.

2. Establish Realistic Expectations

A home negotiation may work out in your favor or a seller's favor. Or, in the best-case scenario, you and a seller will come to terms that fulfill the needs of both sides. On the other hand, in the worst-case scenario, you may need to walk away from a home purchase altogether.

As a homebuyer, it is important to prepare for all possible scenarios. If you establish realistic expectations as you enter a home negotiation, you can plan accordingly. Then, you and a seller can work together to accomplish the optimal results.

You may want to study the housing market closely too. In fact, you can review the prices of available houses that are comparable to the one you want to buy to ensure your offer to purchase falls in line with the current housing market's conditions.

3. Work with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is well-equipped to help you handle a homebuying negotiation. Thus, if you work with a real estate agent, you can get the assistance you need to acquire your dream house at a price that matches your budget.

Typically, a real estate agent will learn about your homebuying goals and help you discover your ideal residence. Once you find a house you want to buy, a real estate agent will help you submit a competitive offer to purchase this home. Next, if a seller wants to negotiate the terms of a home transaction, a real estate agent is ready to negotiate with this individual on your behalf.

A real estate agent also will keep you informed throughout a home negotiation. Plus, if you ever have concerns or questions during the homebuying journey, a real estate agent is prepared to respond to them.

Want to acquire your dream house as quickly as possible? Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you should have no trouble handling a home negotiation with any seller, at any time.





Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 1/14/2020

One of the perks of moving out of an apartment into a home is having your very own outdoor space. Depending on how close to the city you live, you may not get much of a yard with your home. If you’re looking for that perfect outdoor space to dwell in, read on for some tips on buying a house with a yard. If you check the yard out, you could save yourself from facing problems further down the road. 


Are The Trees In Good Condition?


While mature trees in a yard are a sure fire way to have privacy and shade, the trees must be safe. You want any trees in your yard to be healthy. Otherwise, during a storm, you may have an issue with falling trees. If you have a lot of trees in your yard, it may be a good idea to hire an arborist who can tell you if the trees are safe. Tree removal can be costly, so you’ll need to plan for this expense if your yard has many trees.


How Safe The Outdoor Living Areas?


You should check out any outdoor living areas the yard has. If the home comes with a patio, or gazebo the soundness of the structures should be checked. Any cement should be free of cracks or crumble.


The Layout Of The Lot


There is more to a yard than the size of a property. You should keep in mind where the home is situated on the lot. Is the front yard more prominent than the backyard? Is the home on a slope? Is there a chance water will pool near the foundation of the house? All of these questions are important for the long-term health of the property. 


How Much Yard Are You Willing To Care For?


You need to know how large of a yard you’re actually willing to care for. For many buyers, a small yard is just enough. Other buyers aim to care for a large lawn the many flowerbeds. The larger the yard, the more possibilities you have. If you are willing to take the extra time and incur the additional expense that a large yard will cost, it could be a good feature to look for. Yard size may also narrow down your home search considerably. 


Buying a home with a yard can be a great decision, all you need is to understand your own preferences and ability to care for properties of different sizes.        






Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 1/10/2020


89 Harrington Farms Way, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Condo

$365,000
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Pride of ownership shows in this meticulously maintained 2 bedroom condo in desirable Harrington Farms. Great cul de sac location.. Beautiful hardwood floors & fireplace in living room with cathedral ceiling that opens to the loft and office area on 2nd floor. Formal dining room with hardwoods. Wonderful kitchen with dining area with views out to the tree lined back yard . There are 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths and a office/bonus room off the loft area. Young HVAC system. Well maintained common areas with tennis courts and pool. Easy access to route 9, 290 and commuter rail. Call for your private showing!
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses






Tags: Real Estate   01545   Shrewsbury   Condo  
Categories: Price Change  


Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 1/7/2020


27 Circuit Ave E, Worcester, MA 01603

Single-Family

$250,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Open House ** Saturday, January 11th, 12:00 - 2:00. Beautiful, Victorian Craftsman Colonial with newer roof, and fine hardwoods and crown molding throughout the house. Hardwood floors on all of the 1st and 2nd floors. Architectural detail adorns the entrance hallway of the house with beautiful scrollwork on the fabulous mirrored coat stand. A natural gas heating system drives steam to ornate radiators in each room. The dining room boasts fine boxed-wood paneling, and the Victorian fireplace draws your eye as soon as you enter the living room. The sun drenched kitchen contains a new gas stove, butler's pantry, and dining areas. Situated on a quiet residential street, yet close to shopping and restaurants on Park Avenue. Nearby Columbus Park provides a walking and recreational area including a beach.
Open House
Saturday
January 11 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 27 Circuit Ave E, Worcester, MA 01603    Get Directions






Categories: Open House