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Posted by RE/MAX Preferred Properties on 4/5/2020


39 WESTGATE ROAD, Boston, MA 02132

West Roxbury

Rental

$2,000
Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Just listed Updated, classy, clean - 2bedroom condo for rent available now. Freshly painted bright living room with sliding glass doors leading to a private patio to enjoy morning coffee or summer dinning. Modern Kitchen, eat in, beautiful tile floor, newer cabinets with modern feel and lots of great space. 2 good size bedrooms both with sliding double door closet space. Updated full bath , Tile tub/shower , hallway linen closet for towels and extra storage. The included condo amenities are a deal breaker, tennis, in ground pool (annual fee extra for pool) and fenced in playground. Central location easy access to major highways, Chestnut Hill Mall, Wegmans, Life Time Fitness Center, approx 2 miles from Chestnut Hill Green Line T Station, This is a central location so much in area. Tenant must have good credit and references. Pets negotiable.
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Tags: Real-Estate   Rental   Boston   02132  
Categories: New Homes  


Posted by RE/MAX Preferred Properties on 4/5/2020

When you are ready to buy a house, it pays to plan ahead to conduct a successful house search. That way, you can quickly and effortlessly navigate the real estate market and make your homeownership dream come true in no time at all.

Ultimately, you don't need to be a real estate expert to navigate the housing market like a pro. To better understand what it takes to complete a successful house search, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can seamlessly go from homebuyer to homeowner.

1. Create Homebuying Criteria

If you plan to purchase a house in the foreseeable future, it helps to establish homebuying criteria. By doing so, you can enter the real estate market with a plan.

Think about where you want to reside. For example, if your goal is to live in the same small town as your family members and friends, you may want to hone your house search to properties in this town. Or, if you want to own a house that is close to your office in the city, you may want to pursue residences in or around the city itself.

Consider what differentiates your dream house from an ordinary home too. Thus, if you want to own a home that boasts an in-ground pool, dazzling garden or other distinct features, you should include these criteria in your homebuying strategy.

2. Get Pre-Approved for Home Financing

Lenders can help you get pre-approved for a mortgage prior to launching a home search. Then, you can establish a budget for the homebuying journey.

There is no shortage of mortgage options available, regardless of your credit score, income and outstanding debt. If you meet with banks and credit unions, you can learn about different mortgage options and select a mortgage that is sure to serve you well.

Of course, when you meet with lenders, don't hesitate to ask questions. Lenders employ friendly, knowledgeable mortgage specialists, and these professionals are happy to help you make an informed mortgage selection.

3. Hire a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent can help you simplify your home search. In fact, with a real estate agent at your side, you can boost the likelihood of finding a terrific house at a budget-friendly price.

Generally, a real estate agent understands what it takes to pursue a home in any city or town, at any time. If you employ a real estate agent, you can get the help you need to accelerate your quest for your dream residence.

A real estate agent usually learns about a homebuyer's goals and maps out a homebuying plan. He or she sets up home showings and keeps a homebuyer up to date about new residences that fit a buyer's criteria. And if a homebuyer wants to submit an offer to purchase a residence, a real estate agent will help this buyer craft a competitive proposal.

Ready to buy a house? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can streamline your search for your ideal residence.





Posted by RE/MAX Preferred Properties on 3/30/2020


81 CHURCH STREET, Newton, MA 02458

Rental

$3,100
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
* virtual tour has been added. Unit will be vacant soon. JUST REDUCED A MUST SEE - Stunning condo for rent in beautiful Newton home. Don't miss the opportunity to live in this amazing home. Grand staircase to enter your 3 bedroom including a master w/bath, bonus room could be used as an office. Wood floors throughout, unique woodwork and moldings, spacious living room with working fireplace. Updated kitchen with large center island, granite counters, updated cabinets and stainless steel appliances. Washer and dryer in unit. Beautifully landscaped yard exclusive use of back porch, yard is shared. Unit includes 2 off street parking spots and additional storage in the basement. Good credit and references a must. Non smoking. Excellent location - easy access to public transportation buses including #57, #504, #555, #556, to Boston, Kenmore Square, Copley. Popular restaurants, yoga studio near by. Close to major highway mass pike.
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Categories: Price Change  


Posted by RE/MAX Preferred Properties on 3/29/2020


141 BACON STREET, Natick, MA 01760

Single-Family

$799,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
This lovingly maintained expanded hip roof colonial was made for entertaining! Starting with a custom kitchen which flows to the formal dining room, into the living room and then circling around to the family room with a floor to ceiling brick fireplace and a wall of french doors opening to an expansive backyard deck overlooking a nature lovers dream! Direct entry from the oversized 2 car garage, a home office and full bath with a walk-in shower complete the first floor. The second floor has a master bed and half bath, two additional bedrooms and a shared full bath. The huge walk out basement can be accessed directly from the main house or through the garage. It's semi-finished and can be used as is or finish it off for additional living space. Situated on nearly a half acre lot and located in the desirable Walnut Hill neighborhood, this home is conveniently located near commuting routes, the MBTA commuter rail and everything downtown Natick has to offer! Welcome Home!
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Posted by RE/MAX Preferred Properties on 3/29/2020

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With the hustle and bustle of everyday life, keeping up with maintenance can be a serious challenge. But by focusing on simple maintenance tasks, you can put your best foot forward as you’re trying to improve your home and keep it lasting for many years to come.

Keep Up on Plumbing

Your plumbing system is one of the most important aspects of your home. This system deserves a high level of care. In order to ensure your pipes are running smoothly, keep the following considerations in mind:

  • Keep Those Drains Healthy
  • Plumbing pipes tend to go bad because homeowners aren’t aware of what they shouldn’t put down their drains. When our drains accumulate fats and oils, clogs and other serious damage can occur. That being said, never pour fats for oils down your drains to limit the chance of any clogs.

  • Use a Hair Strainer
  • While oils and fats are common culprits for clogs in kitchen drains, hair does the harm in the bathroom. But if you use a hair strainer for your bathroom drains, you can easily avoid these clogs.

    Maintain that AC Unit

    Our home’s air conditioner tends to be the most overlooked appliances in our home. That is mostly due to the fact that our units are typically hidden outside. Without proper care, you could be dealing with a broken AC unit sooner than you anticipated. Be sure to frequently inspect the condensation hose on your unit and always check the areas around your system for mold growth or leaks. It’s also important to ensure that the screen around your air conditioner is clear of debris. This debris can cause your unit to overwork, which shortens its lifespan.

  • Changing Air Filters
  • Many homeowners neglect to change their air filters, which leads to many problems throughout the home. Forgetting this important maintenance task can lead to poor indoor air quality, an overworked system and an uncomfortable home. It’s vital to change your filters often. For months where your HVAC system is constantly running, you should never go more than thirty days without changing your filter.

    Fix Those Drafts

    Drafty windows are another huge culprit to high energy bills. That being said, you should periodically check the caulk line that holds your windows in place. If they appear cracked, dirty or weathered, then be sure to remove the damaged caulk and add a new application. For more savings, you could try to add an insulation film over your windows. This helps to save on utility bills and extends the life of your AC and heating systems.

    Examine the Roof

    The roof is another location that doesn’t get much attention from homeowners. However, by periodically checking your roof, you can notice damage early on before it becomes a more extreme, higher-priced repair. Be sure to inspect your roof for damaged, discolored or gravel-less shingles, and replace them if needed. This can help to prevent the need to replace the whole roof.




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