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By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Needham, MA Event - I have had the privilege of hearing these men and their choir is truly amazing.  There are so many people who suffer from addiction and need help so I thought this would be a great event to know about and it is a free event. Come and hear how God has set people free from their life-destroying addictions. The Teen Challenge Choir http://www.tcnewengland.org/ will be singing and sharing their new life stories of freedom.  This is a men's choir made up of 16 year-olds to 50 year-olds who have experienced freedom from addiction.. Do you know someone who is struggling with addiction? Bring them. Be our guests - Cornerstone Assembly of God, 754 Greendale Avenue, Needham MA January 17th @ 12:15 PM. Free lunch to follow. For more information call 781-449-3035 or visit our we...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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NEW YEAR’S Needham  NYN 2010 Needham, MA Come Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Needham!  Needham, MA A celebration of art, music, dance and magic! Thursday, December 31, 2009 Events for all ages from 10:00 AM to Midnight For a complete schedule and performance information, visit our website: http://www.needarts.com NYN Performance & Events Ice Sculptor Live Music and Fire Performance on Town Common Exchange Club Train at Memorial Park Wingate Trolley makes stops at all venues Pumpernickel Puppets 3-Card Monte Magic Magician Chris Bolter Storyteller Johanna Sweet Tots Film Festival Kids Movie – G Force Cartoon Short Movies Creative Movement Open Gym Elvis Presley Impersonator Retired Men’s Glee Club Fermata Nowhere Sound Investment Longwood Opera Needham Youth Chamber Ensembles Pianist Soomie...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Needham, MA Market Report It is interesting to see how the market has been over the year and durng the last 5 and 10 years. Needham continues to be a very desirable town to live in and there are many reasons for that. The excellent schools and the easy access to Boston along with the terrific commuter options. Needham is a bedroom town with a community spirit that is hard to beat. There is something for everyone. Median List / Sale Price RatioYou need the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player.Download the free Flash Player now! Zillow Home Value IndexYou need the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player.Download the free Flash Player now! Median Sale PriceYou need the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player.Download the free Flash Player now!
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Nativity Returns to Sherborn, MA 15 minutes from Needham, MA Just 15 minutes from Needham on Route 16.  Re: The Downing Family Nativity on December 22 & 23.  I need to correct the performance times.  They are actually at 7:30 pm and 8:30 pm .  This is now the 30th year that they have been doing this presentation.  It started as a way to teach a foster child about the true meaning of Christmas.  The cast includes chilren, teens, and parents from Sherborn and the surrounding towns.  The part of baby jesus is central to the performance. This part is usually played by a 6 month old baby.   Come join in this true celebration of the Birth of Christ. For more information call the Downing family at 508-653-2193 or Frank Angiulo at 508-655-5264  http://www.wickedlocal.com/sherborn/fun/x168294714...
By Lynda Longmire
(Virtual Homes Real Estate)
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Needham, Massachusetts Real Estate and Homes for Sale The home buying process can be complicated and you will benefit from the guidance of industry professionals. A real estate buyer's agent, mortgage lender and an attorney are the primary advisors in the purchase of property. If you are a first-time home buyer or an existing owner, you may qualify for a tax credit and could be eligible for special financing programs. Start your search be determining your price range, housing needs and lifestyle you desire. Needham MA real estate will assist you in finding the right property to meet your needs from local area homes for sale, foreclosure listings (bank-owned), country properties, land, condominiums and equine facilities -- all through the MA Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Request reloca...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Needham, MA Bargains Needham Carpet Work Room One of my clients just told me that she caught the Channel 5 Chronicle program on bargains last night. In the third segment they had a piece of a local business in Needham, MA called the Needham Carpet Work Room.  He finishes off carpets that he gets from retailers who do not have the equipment to finish the area rug.  They look great.  His service includes :Seam work Reinstallation Carpet Binding Reweaving Pad Replacement These days it is terrific to find a bargain.  These are area rugs at an affordable price.  It is located 39 Highland circle, Needham, MA 781-844-4912Peter Lovetere needcptwrk@comcast.net http://www.site.thecarpetworkroom.net/Home.html It sounds like a super  to check and in Needham, MA too.  My client and I are planning to...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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  Needham, MA Is A super Town to Live in for many reasons, one of which is we have realistic taxes.  Needham, MA has a great YMCA, an incredible Library, our own Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Needham Campus with ICU and Emergency Room.  The Beth Israel has a new look.  What else does Needham, MA have?  Well Needham, MA has close proximity to Route 128/95, which a major highway with direct accessibility to the Mass Pike, to Logan Airport, to 495, and 93.  For the commuter there are 4 train stops in Needham and the MBTA bus that connects to Riverside MBTA.  Needham is 10.5 miles from Back Bay, Boston, MA. Needham, MA has a reputation for fine schools.  We attract the best and brightest and I believe it is just a nice place to live.  Our Town Meeting form of government works so well.  Ne...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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"Field of Dreams Realized in Needham, MA The "Field of Dreams" has now been dedicated as of Saturday October 24, 2009 at DeFazio Park and this completes the dream.  The individuals and companies have been recognized for the contributions to this effort to renovate the DeFazio and Memorial fields which is a wonderful thing. Nearly every day I am taking advantage of the track by walking at Memorial Park.  It is really great to have even for walking. The ball field is terrific too. Article from Hometown Weekly regarding the dedication of the Fields of Dreams at DeFazio Park and Memorial Park - October 22, 2009.  There is a link to the article below.  Defazio Park now has two multipurpose turf fields, two natural turf fields, one of which is engulfed by a new track, and two 90-foot baseball...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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The town of Needham will celebrate it 300th year in the 2011.  I am serving on one of the committees that are planning activities and it is going to be a really fun year.  The kick of will be at the end of 2010 and that is not so far away.  We are all getting really excited about this momentous occasion.  We have looked back at when was done in the 250th year celebration and that is fun to see too.  I didn't come to town until after that celebration but from what I am told it was really great. We have come so very far and have so much to celebrate.  It would be wonderful if former residents will return for some of the fun things that will be happening.  I won't leak a thing right now so you will just have to keep checking in as time approaches but I know it will be great fun for all age...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Back in June of 2009 I called for an estimate to trim or remove a very old and large tree on my property.  A friend recommended this company to me.  I kept the estimates and didn't know when I would be ready to have the tree work done. Well 2 weeks later on a Sunday in the middle of the night the tree was hit and it was apparent we had to do something about this tree.  In the winter we had limbs come down in snow storms that were like small trees.  It was time.  I called Royer Tree Service and they responded right away.  I also called another tree company that will remain anonymous.  The estimate from the the second tree company was more than twice the Royer Tree Service. They were so very nice to us and to our neighbor.  They had to use her driveway and they were very careful of her sp...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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I found this interesting and perhaps you will too.  There may be a rail to trail conversation connecting Medfield to Needham by way of unused train tracks that go through the Needham town forest, Charles River Red Wing Bay  through many miles of woods in Dover.  This trail is away from residential areas but along conservation land. This project is called The Bay Colony Rail Trail Project the website to follow: http://baycolonyrailtrail.org/ Also check out http://www.wickedlocal.com/medfield/news/x757554034/Group-working-to-convert-Bay-Colony-rail-line-into-trail This is a Newton-Needham-Dover-Medfield Project which I think is a really great way to utilize this rail that is no longer in use along a beautiful nature walk, bike, or hike.  I love the idea. The property is adjacent to the pr...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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It is nearly the end of July 2009 in Needham and we are enjoying some summer days at long last.    The total Needham homes on market as of today is 104 which includes 6 that have accepted offers but will take back up offers.  The list prices range from $199,000 to $2,999,999 with the average list price being $1,085,435.  The concentration of the listings being in the $500,000 and $1,999,999.  In the last 30 days there were 24 single family homes that had accepted offers while 44 were sold with the average being $772,824 with the average days on market of 78. For the same time period in 2008 there were 45 sold for an average of 57 days on the market and the average selling price of $762,044. Between 1,030,000 and $1,300,000 there were 8 properties sold in the past 30 days while there wer...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Heritage Modular, Central Avenue, Needham, MA has been awarded the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce's Green Business of the Year for its efforts "to incorporate environmentally sustainable business practices into their daily operations. http://www.heritagemodular.com/Areas_Served.htm http://www.heritagemodular.com/Why_Modular.htm The homes are prefabricated, ready -made parts custom built in Pennislyvania, through Excel Homes, to construct homes.  These home are 70% built.   Heritage brought what they have learned to Excel Homes and the applicaitons to help promote more energy-efficient homes. In these days of economizing it only makes sense to be energy efficient.  Over the years methods of being energy efficient have become perfected and effective to the consumer. Heritage Modular g...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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there is no better place to celebrate the 4th of July than Needham.  Now the weather must cooperate because we have paid our dues for the last 2 weeks of mostly rain.  We are due for terrific weather on the 3rd for Fireworks and the 4th starting with the parade at 9:05 AM I will always love the 4th here.  Why go anywhere.  It is a STAY-VACATION in Needham for the rockin' est celebration ever! Here is the parade route and the activities below.  When you see a person with an Exchange Club T-Shirt on, please thank them for all their hard work and then give a donation to help defray the cost to put on this monumental celebration!  The Enchange Club works tirelessly every 4th of July to make memorable for all us and they certainly do.         Pat Baker, Realtor(R), GREEN(R), ABR(R)  Coldwell...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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Here is a nice piece and Bill Dermody, President of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors and Manager of Needham's Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is being interviewed regarding the first time buyer tax credit and how we need to Sweetin' the deal for first time home buyers. We need more than that and the lawmakers are working on just that.  Real Estate is always local and this is a local interview along with homes in Needham that are on the market. Need to expand and get more for all home buyers up to $15,000. See IRS 5405. Pat Baker, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage of Needham, MA www.patannbaker.com  617-435-3471
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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This is truly wonderful for our children to be living in Needham and so close to the Boston Ballet School in Newtonville.  My granddaughter is in her 3 rd year there and  it is a treat.  So close to Needham and right next to it is a wonderful shop called "Brussel Sprouts" and just next to that is a store where you can outfit a ballerina and it is all right there in one little block.  It is all just wonderful.  We went to peek week yesterday and that was a treat.  The children are amazing and some will be picked for the "Nutcraker." A little aside here.  If you have not seen "Game Plan" it is a treat too.  One of the chidlren is throughout the movie because she is part of this wonderful organization and very talented.  It is about a football player and his little girl who is supposed to ...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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GO 4TH AND CELEBRATE - THEME FOR THE 4TH OF JULY THIS YEAR Friday July 3rd events include Fireworks when dark.... 5:00- 8:45PM       FOOD TENTS - Grilled Food, Soft drinks, Ice Cream, cotton candy, and more 5:00 - 7:00PM      Maple Street Project - Hometown Folk & Blues Band 5:00 - 8:00PM      Children's Entertainment - Balloon Sculpting, Pony Rides, Face Painting & More... 7:00-  9:00PM      Concert: "Reminisants' Boston's Best Oldies Band" DARK.................   FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR SATURDAY--JULY 4TH 8:30AM               Registration-Children's parade decorated bikes and costumes - Greene's Field, Pickering St. 8:45AM               Annual 5k Road race - YMCA / Exchange Club Trophy Start location Carter Memorial Church 9:00AM               Town Common Salute and Flag Raising 9:05AM ...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Pat Baker Dream Home Maker
(Realty Executives Boston West)
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  I just love the 4th of July.  I love the cookout, the family, and no shopping.  It is just great to kick off the summer this way for us in this great town of Needham.  Best of all is the Needham Celebration that starts on Friday July 3rd with the best fireworks you could possibly ever see and enjoy on top of the the Needham High School hill.  There are none to compare and since we didn't have them last year I am expecting them to be the best. Thanks to The Exchange Club of Needham members who work tirelessly to make this two-day event happen every year.  I am so grateful. My first day to visit Needham was the 4th of July 1965.  that was a day to remember and everyone since has been as well.  Somehow the weather always cooperates too.  Only 1 year when I was on a float did it rain and ...
By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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By John Prescott, Top Real Estate Agent: Wellesley,Needham,Natick,Metrowest
(Century 21 Commonwealth Wellesley)
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