Braintree, MA Real Estate News

By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor with Century 21
(Century 21)
Michael Mahoney FREE - FIRST TIME HOME BUYER SEMINARSPurchasing a your first home is one of the largest financial decisions you will ever make. Learn to find your first home efficiently while saving time and money. A mortgage expert, a real estate attorney, and I will will review the home purchasing process, answer your questions, and get you pre-approved if you would like. REGISTER at http://www.smarthomebuyertips.com   Smart Homebuyer Tips / 1st Time Buyer Seminar Time:7:00PM Monday, November 30th in Braintree -
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By Suzanne Cutler, 617-549-5829, Braintree MA, Realtor, Real Estate
(Success! Real Estate)
Here are a list of Open Houses that are scheduled in Braintree, MA the weekend of Nov. 14th and 15th which are posted in the MLS system.   Homes:   70999352 ACT 2071 Washington Street Braintree, MA : Braintree Highlands  5 room, 3 bed, 1 bath Ranchx18  5 $254,900   70980094 ACT 348 Common St Braintree, MA  6 room, 3 bed, 2 bath Colonialx11  51 $269,000     70992738 ACT 80 Town St Braintree, MA  5 room, 2 bed, 1 bath Bungalowx15  23 $269,900     70998782 ACT 146 Beechwood Road Braintree, MA  6 room, 2 bed, 1 bath Bungalowx21  9 $279,900       70983882 ACT 4 Strathmore Circle Braintree, MA  8 room, 3 bed, 1 bath Ranchx10  39 $359,900     70989805 ACT 20 Judson Street Braintree, MA  7 room, 3 bed, 2 bath Capex24  30 $409,900   70996321 ACT 1343 Liberty Street Braintree, MA  9 room, 4 bed, ...
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By Jane Peterson
(Alliluja)
Renovated home in pristine condition. Bright kitchen with breakfast bar, vaulted ceilings, glass door to deck and stainless steel appliances. Custom lighting, surround sound. Fireplaced living room. Large, front to back family room, and bonus/sun room. Formal dining room off kitchen great for entertaining. Hardwood floors. Finished basement w/full kit & bath, perfect in-law. Extra storage space in basement. Well maintained, large lot. Great neighborhood, near highway. To directly access this property, use this shortcut: http://www.fizber.com/massachusetts-buy-single-family-home-11648454.html  
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By Michael Mahoney, Boston Realtor with Century 21
(Century 21)
Devon Woods is located in the highlands section of Braintree, Devon Wood is South Shore living at its' best.  The location allows for plenty of great shopping at the nearby South Shore Plaza. You can also get on the highway to head both South and North of Boston very easily. While not out and about you can relax and entertain at Devon Wood’s recreation area. Enjoy the comfort and convenience of having your own swimming pool, whirlpool, shower facilities, jogging, bike trails, tennis courts and the community clubhouse. Devon Wood is a residential community consisting of 398 two and three bedrooms, garden style and townhouse condominiums. There are 17 buildings, 180 garages, 680 deeded parking spaces and 220 guest parking spaces amidst 350 acres of woodlands.At Devon Wood each home offer...
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By Suzanne Cutler, 617-549-5829, Braintree MA, Realtor, Real Estate
(Success! Real Estate)
Are you wondering what precinct you are in and where you are suppose to vote:With the upcoming election, find out.   Goto http://www.wheredoivotema.com/bal/myelectioninfo.phpand enter your address.Voting Locations - Town of BraintreePrecinct 1 Precinct 1 - MARGE CRISPIN CENTER - 74 POND STREET REAR(HANDICAP ENTRANCE - FRONT OF 74 POND STREET)Precinct 2 TOWN HALL- WASHINGTON STREET AT CENTRAL AVENUEPrecinct 3 HOLLIS SCHOOL - WASHINGTON STREET AT WEBSTER ROADPrecinct 4 MARY FLAHERTY SCHOOL- LAKESIDE DRIVE AT BRAINTREE DAMPrecinct 5 SAINT THOMAS MORE - LOWER CHURCH - ELM STREET AT ADAMS AND MIDDLE STREET Precinct 6 ROSS SCHOOL - HAYWARD STREET AT COMMERCIAL STREET Precinct 7 THAYER PUBLIC LIBRARY - WATSON BRANCH - QUINCY AVENUEPrecinct 8 EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL - AT THE END OF RIVER STREET OFF ...
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By Suzanne Cutler, 617-549-5829, Braintree MA, Realtor, Real Estate
(Success! Real Estate)
The town of Braintree has elected to have a Mayor and the Preliminary Election isTuesday, September 25, 2007.  So learn about the 4 candidates and remember to get out and vote for Mayor.Catch the first debate on BCAM, it will show the rerun of the debate which was held.The candidates are (in alphabetical order): Brian MuelloJoseph PowersJoseph SullivanPaul Walsh (I added the candidate names after Loris question.) Congrads to Joe Sullivan Braintree's First Mayor!
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By Suzanne Cutler, 617-549-5829, Braintree MA, Realtor, Real Estate
(Success! Real Estate)
The Town of Braintree Council on Aging Senior Center is a great place for Seniors to go for activities.  Not only do they have games, arts and crafts, movies, they also have seminars, trips, and dinners just to name a few events.  For a calendar of events:  http://www.seniorpublishing.com/system/newsletters.asp?txtTown=braintree&cmbState=MAThen you can get the current issue of the newsletter.The calendars are published monthly so check back for the upcoming month.Other services include: transportation both local and Boston, shopping, healthcare clinics, support groups, meals on wheels service, tax counseling and many volunteer opportunities.Located at 71 Cleveland Avenue, phone 781-848-1963 and fax 781-848-2835 
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By Suzanne Cutler, 617-549-5829, Braintree MA, Realtor, Real Estate
(Success! Real Estate)
Now that the summer is here it's time to get out and enjoy some of the fun events that are going on in town.  These are for all ages and you'll want to find one that interests you to attend by yourself or with your family.  Here is a list of some events that you will want to check out!There is a carnival at the South Shore plaza!There is always something at the Library, from Story-time to movie night, or find a book club, check out the schedule at http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/bigmonth.cfm?curOrg=THAYER&setRef=newMaybe you would like to take a trip with the Braintree Parks and Recreation Dept. this is for Braintree Families and Friends.  Here is a list of upcoming trips: http://www.townofbraintreegov.org/parks/Park%20Dept%20Trips%202007%20.pdf Don't forget about the 4 of July celebrat...
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By Suzanne Cutler, 617-549-5829, Braintree MA, Realtor, Real Estate
(Success! Real Estate)
 Turtle Crossing Comdominium Complex in Braintree, MA   Turtle Crossing is a Condominium Complex that is located in South Braintree.  Built in 2004, it is located off of Grove St. at 501 Commerce (Park) Drive.  This complex consists of 201 units which is divided into 4 buildings.  The complex has a clubhouse, an excercise room, an outdoor (heated) pool, a hot tub, a putting green, and a playground.   To see some Condo Units for sale, go to www.turtlecrossingcondos.com or www.501CommerceDrive.com This complex is about a mile away from the Stop & Shop on Grove St. close to the Weymouth Line (near Jamies).  
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By Suzanne Cutler, 617-549-5829, Braintree MA, Realtor, Real Estate
(Success! Real Estate)
Braintree has something just about for everyone.  For some outdoor activities, here is a list of a few attractions that Braintree has to offer.Are you looking to take a walk/ bike ride.  Pond Meadow Park has some paved trails around the Pond and also some dirt trails for nature lovers.  There are picnic tables so you can bring the family and enjoy the views.  Located at 470 Liberty St.  phone - 781-843-7663How about some golfing, the Braintree Municipal Golf Course located at 101 Jefferson St. phone 781-843-6513 or you can check out their website at http://www.braintreegolf.com/. Braintree Residents do get a discount rate.There is Sunset Lake that offers swimming, has a playground, and has concerts in the summer.  For a list of the Sunset Lake Concerts go to http://www.townofbraintreego...
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By Suzanne Cutler, 617-549-5829, Braintree MA, Realtor, Real Estate
(Success! Real Estate)
Braintree, MA Located at I- 93 / US- 1 and MA- 3 (The Southeast Expressway) which is about 10 miles South of Boston. Transportation:  For those of you who may not want to drive into Boston, here are a few other ways to get around.  The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) (redline) or even the Commuter rail (Old Colony Line) are a great source of getting into Boston.  Both the MBTA and the Commuter rail are located at 197 Ivory St.   For schedules and more information click on: http://www.mbta.com/schedules_and_maps/rail/lines/stations/?stopId=26 There are also buses which take you around Braintree and other South Shore communities.If you want to go to the airport, you can go by the MBTA or take the Logan Express http://www.massport.com/logan/getti_logan_brain.html  which i...
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