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During the past few years, two major publications have voted Franklin, Massachusetts as a best town to live.  Family Circle Magazine August 2007 issue named Franklin, MA as "Top Ten Places to Raise a Family”.  They based their decision on communities that provided "big-city opportunities with sub...
A Franklin, Massachusetts’ Buyer Agent is able to help you in so many ways as you prepare to purchase a home.  There are many skills that separate the buyer agent from the seller agent.  The listing agent of a home certainly cannot advise on the resale-ability of the home nor can that person nego...
Be sure that you do not overlook the following during your final walk-through just before you close on your new home.  The safest method is to bring a copy of your Purchase & Sale Agreement for verification of agreed upon items–working from memory is never advisable. Repairs you have requested ha...
MINT condition, completely remodeled 4 bedroom, 2 bath Cape located in a quiet neighborhood close to everything!     Center island kitchen features new cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances with slider to back deck and fully fenced yard. Open floor plan allows easy enterta...
Franklin Massachusetts home prices have been rising over the past few years as have most Boston area suburbs.  Mortgage rates remain historically low and home prices are still affordable for most working families who have some deposit money saved.  Here is a look at what $350,000 will get you in ...
The town of Franklin, MA website makes finding help from this winter's woes a breeze! Was your mailbox damaged by the snowplow?  No problem--just click to request reimbursement before April 30th. Are you concerned about the huge potholes appearing all over town?  Just click on the link to report ...
My workday as a Franklin, Massachusetts Realtor is hardly over and I've already had a total of 9 emails/calls from buyers requesting a 20 year or younger Franklin home priced between $400,000 and $600,000. There is such a shortage of homes and although I know approximately 4 sellers whose home I ...
The town of Franklin, MA has consistently maintained one of the lowest tax rates as   compared to many of the surrounding metro west of Boston communities.  The FY 2014 tax rate is $14.45 per $1000 of assessed value however this is a slight increase from the FY 2013 rate of $14.34 per $1000. If y...
Did you know that the Franklin Public Library offers free tours of the art and architecture of its historic building? The tour are 30 minutes long and can be scheduled by calling the library at 508-520-4940.                                        "The Franklin Public Library is considered America...
The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) reported today that 2014 ended on a positive note as the number of Massachusetts single-family homes sold in December were up 5.5 percent compared to the same time last year. For the year, both single-family and condominium sales were down compared...

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