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Posted by Maryann Clancy on 3/15/2019


46 N Main St, Sherborn, MA 01770

Single-Family

$799,000
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Circa 1790 "Dr. Tapley Wyeth House". This handsome Federal Colonial has been beautifully restored with attention to both original detail and today's amenities. There is a lovely gourmet kitchen with bright and open breakfast room, formal fireplaced living and dining rooms, comfortable family room loaded with built-ins, first floor laundry, extremely spacious mudroom and front and back staircases. The second level has a family area with 3 spacious bedrooms and 2 full baths a separate wing with 4th bedroom and study, ideal for guests or au pair. Wonderful attached barn/garage includes a separate office perfect for an at home business and plenty of room for cars and storage. The huge screened porch overlooks an open and level acre of land. A truly special village antique filled with history and character. The best of both worlds!!!
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Posted by Maryann Clancy on 3/15/2019

Falling leaves are lovely in the fall but can fill your gutters quickly. Clogged gutters can pose a serious problem to your house. One reason for clogged gutters is a lack of maintenance after rains and over a long period. Regular maintenance of your gutter systems can prevent problems from accumulated debris. Clogged gutters can cause leakages that will lead to the growth of mold inside the house, cracked foundation, rotten wood, and other serious problems.

Roofing Damage

Clogged rain gutters can also cause rainwater to remain on your roof for a long time. This pooling water can rot the wood supports of the roof and walls. The rotting wood will then cause leakage of water into the house that will damage your property and lead to expensive roof repairs.

Growth of Mold

An un-maintained gutter system can cause mold to form inside and outside of your house. Moldy fungi can spread quickly especially inside your home and create a health hazard that requires special environmental cleanup services to remove them. This removal of mold can also be expensive. On the exterior, the leaking rainwater from clogged gutters can cause the siding to bow and become moldy. Mold or bowing may require the replacement of a large portion of your home's siding which is an expensive and challenging process.

Cracked foundations

Gutters move water away from your house's foundation. When water cannot drain away from the house properly, it falls off the roof and begins to pool at the foundation of the house, which could cause expensive damage to your foundation. As any damage to a house's foundation is a critical issue that may require your home to get re-certified for building code violations. Also, water damage to your basement can cause you to lose properties that are expensive to replace.

Avoid all these problems with your home with proper and regular maintenance to your gutter systems. Most of the problems caused by leaking gutters are expensive and time-consuming to fix. It is therefore essential to clear up your gutters of all debris regularly to avoid all these issues. In a case where you notice that there are some issues with your building already, speak to a general contractor to help you carry out a comprehensive assessment and schedule repairs immediately.





Posted by Maryann Clancy on 3/8/2019

The homebuying journey should be fast and seamless, but problems may arise that prevent you from accomplishing your desired goals. For example, if a buyer with a poor credit score fails to get financing before submitting an offer to purchase a house, this individual may struggle to acquire his or her dream residence. Or, if a buyer fails to evaluate various housing market data, he or she may miss out on opportunities to purchase the right house at an affordable price.

There is no need to worry about homebuying crises. Lucky for you, we're here to guide you along the homebuying journey and ensure you can mitigate problems that otherwise may make it difficult for you to buy your dream house.

Avoid homebuying crises here are three tips to help you minimize the risk of encountering problems during the homebuying journey.

1. Learn About the Local Housing Market

The housing market is complex, regardless of whether you are pursuing residences in small towns or big cities. Fortunately, plenty of housing market data is available to help you understand real estate patterns and trends. This information can help you map out your homebuying journey based on the current housing market's conditions.

Typically, it helps to look at the prices of recently sold houses in your preferred cities and towns. This information highlights whether house sellers are receiving offers at or above their initial asking prices and may help you differentiate a buyer's market from a seller's one.

You also should examine the prices of available houses that match your homebuying criteria. That way, you can hone your home search and accelerate the homebuying journey.

2. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

Believe it or not, it usually does not take long for a homebuyer to get pre-approved for a mortgage. In fact, banks and credit unions can quickly teach you about different home financing options and ensure you can make an informed mortgage decision.

If you receive pre-approval for a mortgage, you can enter the housing market with a budget. Then, when you discover your dream house, you can submit an offer to purchase with home financing in hand.

3. Work with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is a must-hire, especially if you want to limit the risk of potential crises during the homebuying journey. With a real estate agent at your side, you can identify homebuying problems and resolve these issues before they escalate.

Generally, a real estate agent will support you at each stage of the homebuying journey. He or she first will learn about you and your homebuying goals. Then, a real estate agent will create a personalized homebuying strategy to help you accomplish the optimal results. And if you have concerns or questions during the homebuying journey, a real estate agent is happy to respond to them.

Prevent homebuying crises use the aforementioned tips, and you can increase the likelihood of a successful homebuying experience.




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Posted by Maryann Clancy on 3/6/2019


44 Pond View Rd, Holliston, MA 01746

Single-Family

$989,000
Price

12
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Gracious Contemporary Colonial enhanced by a partial stone exterior. This outstanding home creates a lasting impression of elegance along with high end classic detailing. The exquisite 2 story fireplaced great room offers a magnificent expanse of windows & opens to newly updated white kitchen with breakfast room. The sprawling floor plan includes a formal living room, picture perfect dining room and inviting library. The front and back staircases lead to 4 extremely spacious bedrooms including a huge master suite with his & hers closets & glamorous bath. The walkout sun filled lower level has room for everyone with playroom, sitting room, office, exercise area, wine room & craft room. The huge over sized deck across the back of the house provides a private space for relaxing & entertaining under a romantic pergola. The grounds are beyond glorious with mature plantings, beautiful expanse of lawns & secret gardens. A truly magnificent package that can't be matched!!!
Open House
Sunday
March 10 at 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
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Location: 44 Pond View Rd, Holliston, MA 01746    Get Directions

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Posted by Maryann Clancy on 3/6/2019


46 N Main St, Sherborn, MA 01770

Single-Family

$819,000
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Circa 1790 "Dr. Tapley Wyeth House". This handsome Federal Colonial has been beautifully restored with attention to both original detail and today's amenities. There is a lovely gourmet kitchen with bright and open breakfast room, formal fireplaced living and dining rooms, comfortable family room loaded with built-ins, first floor laundry, extremely spacious mudroom and front and back staircases. The second level has a family area with 3 spacious bedrooms and 2 full baths a separate wing with 4th bedroom and study, ideal for guests or au pair. Wonderful attached barn/garage includes a separate office perfect for an at home business and plenty of room for cars and storage. The huge screened porch overlooks an open and level acre of land. A truly special village antique filled with history and character. The best of both worlds!!!
Open House
Saturday
March 09 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 46 N Main St, Sherborn, MA 01770    Get Directions

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