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By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
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And the winner of the Guess The Price Contest... Well, it was something different. I ran this contest on Facebook last week --- --------------------------------------------------------------------- Guess the price and win $25 Restaurant.com Gift Card! Ok, so I thought of something different. Can'...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 2
Mortgage rates may rise or fall this spring (lately they seem to be falling!)—but that needn’t prevent you from saving even more money when it’s time to structure your own local mortgage. The underpublicized fact is that mortgage rates are only one of the factors that affect how much you wind up ...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 0
If you've never heard of a moving scam, then consider yourself lucky. But many people across America are falling victim to these scams. Moving scammers have a multitude of ways that they can take advantage of you. The main scam seems to be packing all of your household items into their truck, and...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 4
A house needs to be sold three times when it is on the market. First it needs to be sold to other agents so they will want to show and sell the home. Second it needs to be sold to buyers and lastly to the appraiser. Even if the buyer is willing to pay a certain price for a home they usually need ...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 0
  With Halloween right around the corner, you have a lot of options to get into the spirit. Here’s a list of events happening right here in Hopkinton!             October 24 - 26 Thursday- Saturday  Haunted farmhouse Hopkinton center for The arts 98 Hayden Rowe st.  Link- http://www.hopartscenter...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 1
More and more homeowners are choosing to stay in their homes and remodel. Homeowners who stay in their homes will eventually sell their home so it is important to make sure to choose a remodeling project that will get a good return on investment. Homeowners will also want to make sure to choose t...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 2
Today’s Internet-savvy home seller knows that before potential Massachusetts buyers even make their way to a home’s online listing they may already have been exposed to the property’s pictures posted elsewhere. Since first impressions can be decisive, it’s all the more reason to heed something th...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 2
Whenever a home lingers on the market, the likeliest two culprits are either a price that’s too high to be competitive, or a home that’s not in top showing condition. If you were unsuccessful in selling your home in Metrowest this summer, it would be particularly disappointing given the strength ...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 0
   Whenever you hear that a neighbor’s house is on the market, the same question flashes through nearly every homeowner's mind: how much are they asking? That's because of the nature of residential markets: our own homes' real estate values (in fact, all Hopkinton real estate values) are connecte...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 0
Kitchens sell houses. So having a great looking kitchen is important if you are thinking of putting your home on the market or maybe you just need a fresh new look. Cabinets are one of the biggest expenses in a kitchen remodel but with a little elbow grease and creativity, you can update your kit...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 0
Unless you’ve been vacationing on the beach in St Maarten all summer (in which case I’m jealous!) it’s likely that you’ve heard the news: right now in many parts of Massachusetts, we seem to be in what one can fairly consider a “seller’s market.” And if you’ve been thinking about selling, this pe...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 0
There has long been a debate about how important landscaping is to a home’s salability. To sell your home at maximum value, some agents say, beautiful landscaping is a necessity. Others think that the curb appeal it adds may help get potential buyers through the door, but that’s about all. Into t...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 0
The fall selling season is just around the corner, causing some homeowners to give serious thought to the prospect of listing their home. Particularly when it’s likely that you will be entering the Metrowest market soon, when it comes to the important decision regarding setting the price of the p...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 2
The love letter is back! What is a love letter in real estate? When the market is hot and competition for desirable homes is high buyers can gain an advantage by writing the seller a love letter. You may be wondering why in the world would I write a love letter to a seller? The answer: you want a...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 1
  Hopkinton MA, Real Estate Market Report       2012 vs 2013Year To Date   Single Family Homes   1/1- 7/31 MLS statistics # Sold Avg. Sold Price Days On Mkt actve listings 2012 114 $544,000 107 80 2013 104 $575,000 88 61 Trend down  up down down   The Hopkinton Market is VERY Active with homes se...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 0
   Home selling is not so different in any community: the nearly universal underpinnings haven’t changed through the years. So when a homeowner watches a “Just Sold!” sign go up on a neighborhood home he or she just knows isn’t nearly as good a buy as his or her own property, “why them/why not m...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 1
If you’ve listed your Massachusetts home for sale this summer, no matter what your future plans may be, they won’t get under way until Job One is accomplished: turning your front yard ‘Home For Sale’ sign into one that reads ‘Sold!’ That’s why the last thing you need is to inadvertently hinder th...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 1
     2012 vs 2013Year To Date   Single Family Homes   1/1- 6/30 MLS statistics # Sold Avg. Sold Price Days On Mkt actve listings 2012 89 $524,000 101 91 2013 83 $563,000 99 44 Trend down  up down down   The Hopkinton Market is VERY Active with homes selling quickly. Sales are up, prices up and i...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 0
So the market’s recovering, interest rates are low, and you think you’re finally ready to buy a home? Not so fast. Buyers across the country are running into a new roadblock: there don’t seem to be enough homes for sale. Anyone who has looked at entry- to mid-level homes for sale in Hopkinton and...

By John Savignano, Realtor - Hopkinton and Metrowest MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 5
  Hopkinton MA, Real Estate Market Report 2012 vs 2013Year To Date Single Family Homes     1/1- 3/31 MLS statistics # Sold Avg. Sold Price Days On Mkt actve listings 2012 38 $498,000 108 97 2013 41 $541,000 112 52 Trend up  up up down The Hopkinton Market is VERY Active with homes selling quickly...

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