Kathy Foran - REALTY EXECUTIVES Boston West



Posted by Kathy Foran on 9/13/2018

This Single-Family in Framingham, MA recently sold for $469,900. This Colonial style home was sold by Kathy Foran - REALTY EXECUTIVES Boston West.


32 Highgate Road, Framingham, MA 01701

Single-Family

$479,900
Price
$469,900
Sale Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Lovely 4 brm, 1.5 bth Colonial w/one car garage on beautiful half acre plus lot in wonderful side street neighborhood! Elegant front to back fireplaced living rm w/hardwood floor & crown molding, formal dining rm w/hardwood floor, chair railing and crown molding! Kitchen with exterior access to covered patio & 1 car garage! 4 brms on 2nd floor all have hardwood floors & large closets! Walk out lower level has great future expansion potential! Deck overlooking large private backyard! Updates include vinyl siding and windows in 2005, architectural roof in 2008, Buderus heating system & water heater in 2013 & 200 amp electric! Great neighborhood location and minutes to all major routes, schools and shopping!

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Posted by Kathy Foran on 9/13/2018

This Single-Family in Framingham, MA recently sold for $641,000. This Colonial,Contemporary style home was sold by Kathy Foran - REALTY EXECUTIVES Boston West.


18 Monterey Lane, Framingham, MA 01701

Single-Family

$625,000
Price
$641,000
Sale Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Wonderful contemporary colonial in desirable North Framingham situated on sprawling half acre lot with magnificent deck with private settling- mature flowering shrubs & trees. This home features soaring 2 story tile foyer with open & airy open living room & dining room with brand new wall-to-wall carpeting, filled with natural sunlight & many windows, recently updated granite kitchen with breakfast island, gas cooking, SS appliances & recessed lights plus slider to deck, step down family room with skylight, vaulted ceiling, paddle fan & exposed brick fireplace, tile half-bath with washer dryer. Second floor features a massive master bedroom with two closets, paddle fan & lovely window seat, private stall shower bathroom with double sink vanity and tile flooring, 3 additional bedrooms up with recess lighting. LL features a generous size playroom with loads of storage and separate office room (BB hot water heat in lower level) Updated gas furnace & AC with 2 zones. Great access to all!!

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Posted by Kathy Foran on 9/11/2018

This Single-Family in Framingham, MA recently sold for $623,000. This Contemporary,Split Entry style home was sold by Kathy Foran - REALTY EXECUTIVES Boston West.


3 Surro Drive, Framingham, MA 01701

Single-Family

$629,900
Price
$623,000
Sale Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Lovely, bright & expanded 9 rm, 3/4 brm, 3.5 bth stone front Contemporary w/over 3,000 sf & 3 car garage! Gorgeous, private, level 1 acre+ lot in wonderful cul de sac neighborhood in the Grove St location! Beautiful foyer w/Travertine stone flr & cathedral beamed ceiling! Huge updated kit w/cathedral beamed ceiling, 4 skylights, recessed lts, huge center island, wood flr & slider to oversized deck, great for outdoor entertaining! Enormous fireplaced living rm/dining rm w/cathedral ceiling, recessed lts & hardwood flrs! Expanded master suite w/Bamboo wd flrs, cathedral beamed ceiling, lg walk in closet & beautiful updated full bath w/double vanities! 2 additional brms on main level w/cathedral ceilings & bamboo wood flrs! Updated main bth w/granite & tile! Walk in cedar closet in hallway! Versatile lower level is great for guests w/fireplaced family rm/4th brm & new private full tiled bath! Great location, walk to Callahan State Park & minutes to all major routes, schools & shopping!

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Posted by Kathy Foran on 9/9/2018

When it comes to adding your residence to the real estate market, it is always better to err on the side of diligence.

Ultimately, there are many reasons to become a diligent home seller, including:

1. You can price your house competitively from the get-go.

For those who want to become diligent home sellers, it is paramount to set a competitive price from the get-go. By doing so, a diligent home seller can stir up plenty of interest in his or her house and boost the chances of a quick home sale.

A diligent home seller will allocate the necessary time and resources to learn about the real estate market. As such, this home seller will have no trouble establishing a competitive price for his or her residence from day one.

In addition, a diligent home seller will examine the prices of available houses that are similar to his or her own. With this housing market data in hand, a diligent home seller can establish a price range for his or her residence.

2. You can identify home improvement opportunities.

A diligent home seller likely understands that his or her residence has various pros and cons. At the same time, this property seller recognizes home improvement opportunities.

To learn about home improvement opportunities, a diligent home seller usually will conduct a home appraisal. This appraisal enables a property inspector to evaluate a residence and provide the home seller with an in-depth report about the house's condition. Then, the home seller can use these property insights to streamline his or her home improvement efforts.

Completing a series of home improvements can make a world of difference in the eyes of homebuyers. In fact, a diligent home seller will prioritize home improvement projects and finish assorted home interior and exterior tasks to transform an ordinary residence into a stellar one.

3. You can keep your cool in stressful negotiations with a homebuyer.

Let's face it Ė no home seller wants to worry about stressful negotiations with a property buyer. Fortunately, a diligent home seller will know what it takes to remain calm, cool and collected as home selling negotiations proceed.

A diligent home seller will understand the true value of his or her house. Thus, this home seller can enter negotiations with actionable data to help him or her make informed decisions.

Plus, a diligent home seller will maintain an open approach throughout negotiations. This approach will enable a home seller to listen to what a homebuyer has to say at all times. And if a home seller maintains an open approach, he or she increases the likelihood that all parties involved in negotiations will get the best possible results.

If you ever need extra assistance as you prepare to list your residence, you can always reach out to a real estate agent too.

Even a diligent home seller will collaborate with a real estate agent to get home selling guidance. That way, a diligent home seller can move one step closer to optimizing the value of his or her residence.




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Posted by Kathy Foran on 9/2/2018

While home remodeling can be about getting your home some major cool points, you really want to be focused on the home remodeling projects that will provide you the greatest amount of return on your investment. There are certain home remodeling projects that just arenít worth it. Others will help the value of your home truly soar. Itís important to invest your money carefully and thoughtfully. If you know that youíre moving in the near future, you may not even want to undertake remodeling projects for fear that they wonít be worth it. There are certain projects that are absolutely necessary for you to complete if you hope to get the top value for your home. You donít ant to put in thousands of dollars with no sign of return for your investment. 



Think Simple


You donít need to get complex when it comes to remodeling your home. Take a look at what needs help on the surface. This will include things like new kitchen countertops, replacing sinks, cabinet refacing, or floor retiling. Donít bother with huge structural changes to the home. Also, keep in mind that someone else has a different taste than you. Keep things neutral. You might love a bright yellow kitchen, but itís certain that the next owner will probably have a different preference. 


Work With What You Have


While you may wish that you had a lot more space and hope to put an addition on the home, the next owners could have a different vision. While there will be more square feet of living space, many buyers look at a homeís potential for them. Thereís no sense in starting a bunch of huge construction projects that will only become a costly source of stress. 


Make The Necessary Repairs


Buyers will love a home that has a fairly new roof over one that will need a roof replacement within a couple of years. You should fix the things around the home that need to be tended to. This includes window replacements, roofs, electrical outlet work, and major yard issues. 


Donít Forget The Outdoors


Itís important for your home to look good from the outside as well. Buyers appreciate a home that has been well taken care of. Take the time, money, and effort to keep up your lawn and outdoor landscaping. Planting some greenery around can never hurt. While new owners may have different tastes than you, itís always a bonus to move into a house and have a little less work to do on the outside!