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Posted by Donahue Real Estate Company on 3/28/2018

This Single-Family in Holbrook, MA recently sold for $303,500. This Ranch style home was sold by - Donahue Real Estate Company.


58 Revere Street, Holbrook, MA 02343

Single-Family

$299,900
Price
$303,500
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Stop searching for the perfect home.... we have it! Whether you are looking for your 1st home to start building memories or downsizing to enjoy the simpler things this three bedroom Ranch is exactly what you are looking for. Offering a feeling of light and spaciousness this free flowing floor plan boasts front entry living room with recessed lighting and hardwood floor leading to a step saver kitchen with beautiful creme cabinetry. Three bedrooms and a finished lower level family room create the perfect spaces for privacy and a rainy day place to play. Situated on great level corner lot with freshly painted exterior, large back yard, plenty of parking, storage shed and a deck just waiting for a grill. This is it!

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Posted by Donahue Real Estate Company on 3/28/2018

Believe it or not, the process of buying a home can become long and complicated. And if you're not careful, you may encounter many hurdles that prevent you from acquiring your dream residence.

Lucky for you, we're here to teach you about the ins and outs of buying a house and help you simplify the process of going from homebuyer to homeowner.

Now, let's take a look at three common misconceptions associated with buying a home.

1. You will be able to acquire a house in a matter of days.

The process of locating your dream home is unlikely to happen overnight. Instead, a homebuyer usually will need to perform extensive housing market research to discover a residence that meets or exceeds his or her expectations.

Typically, a homebuyer will look at several houses before he or she can find the right residence. This homebuyer then will need to submit an offer on a house. And if a home seller accepts the homebuyer's proposal, a home inspection will need to be completed before a home purchase is finalized.

It is important to set realistic expectations for your home search. In most instances, it may take a few weeks or months to find your perfect residence. But with a diligent approach to your home search, you'll be able to discover a house that can serve you well for years to come.

2. You will be able to buy a home for less than a property's initial asking price.

Understanding the differences between a buyer's market and a seller's market is essential for a homebuyer.

In a buyer's market, many high-quality residences are available. This market usually favors homebuyers, and in many instances, enables property buyers to secure great houses at budget-friendly prices.

On the other hand, a seller's market features a shortage of first-rate properties. As a result, this market favors home sellers, and many homebuyers may compete with one another to secure the best houses.

Regardless of whether you're operating in a buyer's or seller's market, it is paramount to avoid the temptation to submit a "lowball" offer on a residence. By doing so, a homebuyer can minimize the risk of missing out on an opportunity to acquire his or her perfect residence.

3. You can find your dream home without help from a real estate agent.

When it comes to buying a house, the early bird catches the worm. Therefore, an informed, persistent homebuyer is more likely than others to locate a terrific home at an affordable price.

Ultimately, working with a real estate agent is ideal. With a real estate agent at your side, you can receive expert assistance throughout the homebuying journey.

A real estate agent will set up home showings, keep you up to date about new houses as they become available and much more. He or she also will respond to your homebuying questions and ensure you can acquire a stellar home in no time at all.

Take the guesswork out of buying a house Ė collaborate with a real estate agent, and you can make your homeownership dreams come true.




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Posted by Donahue Real Estate Company on 3/26/2018

This Multi-Family in Boston, MA recently sold for $779,000. This style home was sold by - Donahue Real Estate Company.


543 Hyde Park Ave, Boston, MA 02131

Roslindale

Multi-Family

$779,000
Price
$779,000
Sale Price

3
Units
3,528
Approx. GLA
Open House cancelled ! Triple decker with off street parking and 3 car garage, delivered vacant. Property is conveniently located on bus line and minutes to Forest Hills and Roslindale Village. Four commuter rail stations within 2 miles. This house offers opportunity for investors, developers or homeowner. Each unit includes 5 rooms, 2 bedrooms and 1 bath with hardwood floors throughout. Make minor updates and capture current market rents, or fully renovate to condos. All replacement windows, roof and siding done in 2004.

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Tags: Real estate   Multi-Family   02131   Boston  
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Posted by Donahue Real Estate Company on 3/21/2018

Thereís few things in life that are more exciting than closing on your first house. All of the money that you saved and the paperwork that you have filled out has finally come together so that you can now say youíre a proud homeowner. 


Before you start planning your housewarming party, thereís a few things that you need to do with your new home and its contents.


Copy The Closing Paperwork


Undoubtedly, there were dozens of pieces of paper that were handed to you during the closing on your new home. You should have an extra copy of everything that was signed. While the local registrar of deeds probably has a copy of everything filed there as well, itís always a good idea to have extra copies of these papers.


Lock The Doors With New Keys


Youíll need to change the locks when you move into a new home as soon as possible. Many different people had the keys to the home while it was still on the market. Also, before the home was even put up for sale, family members could have passed sets of keys amongst family and friends. The lock category also includes securing sliding doors, electrical boxes, and windows accordingly. 


Put Your Name On It


Youíll need to place your name on a variety of things including your mailbox, the trashcans, the buzzer, and anything else that is property of you and your new home. If it wonít pose a privacy issue for you, itís better to claim whatís rightfully yours early on to ease confusion. 



Put Up Curtains Or Cover The Windows


Thereís probably 1,000 other things that you would rather do when you move into a new home than put up some curtains. Yet, this is so important to your privacy. Without curtains or window treatments, all of your home and its contents are exposed for the outside world to see. Until you have a chance to settle in, you can even use boxes or towels to cover the windows. This is used initially for a security measure to deter thieves and nosy neighbors.


Meet The New Neighbors


ItĎs a good idea to know who is living around you. For one, youíll be aware of any suspicious activity thatís happening in case you see strange people hanging around the area. Itís good to know who you live next to and what you might have in common with them. At the very least, youíll have a new friend. They might even water your plants while youíre away on your next vacation. 


Donít forget to change your addresses as well. Thatís always one of the biggest hassles about moving. Take the right measures for safety and comfort when you move into your new home for a smooth transition




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Posted by Donahue Real Estate Company on 3/16/2018

This Condo in Norwood, MA recently sold for $339,000. This Mid-Rise style home was sold by - Donahue Real Estate Company.


211 Central St, Norwood, MA 02062

Condo

$339,000
Price
$339,000
Sale Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
RELAXED LIVING! Welcome to the Crossings. This is a wonderful 2 bedroom/ 2 full bath condo offering garage parking in an elevator equipped building. This unit boasts a nice open kitchen-dining-living room concept, master bedroom with full bath, nice size second bedroom, in unit laundry, great storage space throughout the unit. Let someone else worry about your shoveling and gardening. Enjoy the conveniences of a fitness center, community room, patio and outdoor swimming pool right at home. A short walk affords you the opportunity to; take a ride on the commuter rail, shop in countless shops, dine in one of the many restaurants, catch a show at the theatre, read a book in the beautiful library or simply sit on the Town Green and listen to great local music during the summer concerts. A short drive will take you to Legacy Place, University Station, or Patriot Place. Call for you private showing! Don't let this one get away!






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