Maureen Harmonay - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage



Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 5/9/2018


519 Main Street, Dunstable, MA 01827

Single-Family

$1,300,000
Price

22
Rooms
8
Beds
6/2
Full/Half Baths
The elegantly restored Calmore Estate, on 2+ beautifully landscaped, stonewalled acres, an expanded 1812 federal colonial graced by classic verandas, 6-bay detached garage, post & beam barn with attached Hartley Botanic greenhouse & perfectly managed organic gardens & orchards. With an authentically renovated country kitchen featured in Early Homes Magazine, a spacious dining room, 2-story screened porch, 1st floor accessory apartment w/handicapped accessible bath & 8 bedrooms--5 of which have ensuite full baths--the large manor house is ideal for gracious entertaining on a grand scale, while offering intriguing possibilities for income as a B&B, retreat, or family compound with inlaw quarters. The heated barn with radiant-heated floors is currently used as an antique boutique; it may be able to continue in a similar capacity by special permit. Updates include recent septic system, whole house generator, underground utilities & FIOS. 25 minutes to Manchester airport, 45 min to Boston.
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Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 5/8/2018

Selling your home and relocating to a new residence may seem difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you take the guesswork out of packing up your belongings and moving to your new house.

Here are three moving tips that every home seller needs to know.

1. Make Reservations with a Moving Company.

After you sell your house, you'll want to make reservations with a moving company as soon as possible. By doing so, you'll be able to ensure that you can get movers to your house before you need to have all of your belongings out of your residence.

Remember, the longer you wait to book a moving company, the less likely it becomes that you'll be able to find one in time for your upcoming move. But if you take a proactive approach to your move, you'll be able to book a moving company with plenty of time to spare.

Don't forget to shop around for a moving company too. This will ensure that you won't have to break your budget to employ friendly, professionally trained movers to help you transport your belongings from Point A to Point B.

2. Clean Out Every Room in Your House.

Although you've already devoted plenty of time and resources to keep your home clean and neat as you tried to sell it, you'll want to conduct a final sweep of every room before you move.

Cleaning out your entire home will enable you to double-check to ensure that you've packed up everything and reduce the risk that you'll leave something behind. Plus, doing a final sweep will enable you to locate and get rid of any forgotten items that you won't need at your new address.

Spend some time cleaning out your home, and ultimately, you'll be better equipped to pack up all of your belongings and avoid the risk of forgetting items hidden in your attic, basement or other areas of your house.

3. Disconnect All of Your Home Services.

Contact your electric utility provider, phone and internet services provider and other utility services companies to inform them about your upcoming relocation. This will enable you to cancel services or transfer them to your new address.

When it comes to disconnecting services, be sure to give your service provider as much notice as possible. For instance, calling your internet services provider to cancel your services on the day of your move could be problematic, as you may need to return equipment.

However, if you reach out to a service provider at least a few weeks before your move, you can plan accordingly.

Furthermore, if you ever have concerns or questions about moving, your real estate agent may be able to help you. This professional can offer moving recommendations and tips and might even be able to put you in touch with expert movers in your area as well.

Start getting ready for your upcoming move now, and you can streamline the process of vacating your current residence and relocating to a new house.





Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 5/1/2018

This Condo in Holliston, MA recently sold for $465,085. This Townhouse style home was sold by Maureen Harmonay - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.


14 Brooksmont Drive, Holliston, MA 01746

Condo

$470,500
Price
$465,085
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
BROOKSMONT - QUICK CLOSING PRICE INCENTIVE! A great home in a great Holliston location for Active 55+ Adults. This one story, end unit Trentino floor plan is the perfect size for easy and carefree living. Open floor plan with lots of upgrades, 2 car attached garage, large owners suite, outdoor deck, full basement, beautiful and bright kitchen, hardwood floors and a flex room for your lifestyle. Price includes upgrades. Close to Natick and Framingham for shopping, dining and entertainment. Be the first to own and enjoy Brooksmont. 10 Year Structural Warranty.

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Tags: Real estate   Condo   Holliston   01746  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 5/1/2018

Selling a house should be quick and easy. Yet issues may arise that make it tough to enjoy a fast, profitable house selling experience.

Common problems that come up during the home selling journey include:

1. Lack of Curb Appeal

Dedicate time and resources to bolster your residence's curb appeal you'll be glad you did. Remember, your residence only gets one chance to make a positive first impression on homebuyers. If your house impresses buyers when they see it for the first time, buyers may continue to pursue your home and submit requests to view your residence in-person.

To improve your house's curb appeal, you should mow the lawn, trim the hedges and perform various home exterior upgrades. Take an objective view of your home's exterior to identify any problems that may make buyers shy away from your residence. Then, you can correct these issues.

2. Initial Asking Price Is Too High

If your home's initial asking price fails to account for your house's condition and the current state of the real estate market, you may struggle to sell your residence. In fact, in this scenario, it may be many weeks or months before you receive an offer to purchase your residence.

Before you list your house, you may want to conduct a property appraisal. This enables you to receive a home valuation from a property expert. With this valuation in hand, you can set a competitive initial asking price for your house, thereby increasing the likelihood of a quick home sale.

3. Buyer's Market in Place

In a buyer's market, there may be an abundance of available houses and a shortage of property buyers. Thus, if a home seller is not careful, this individual may struggle to achieve the best-possible results.

Analyze the real estate market closely, and you can differentiate a buyer's market from a seller's one. If you find that homes linger on the real estate market for many weeks or months before they sell, you likely are preparing to enter a buyer's market. As a result, you'll need to go above and beyond the call of duty to differentiate your house from the competition.

When it comes to selling a house in a buyer's market, it may be beneficial to hire a real estate agent. This housing market professional can help you craft a plan that ensures you can seamlessly navigate the home selling journey, regardless of the current real estate market's conditions.

A real estate agent first will meet with you and learn about your home selling goals. He or she next will develop a personalized home selling strategy and promote your residence to prospective buyers. And if you receive an offer to purchase your house, a real estate agent will help you review this proposal and determine the best course of action.

Take the guesswork out of the home selling journey collaborate with a real estate agent, and you can get plenty of help as you get ready to sell your residence.




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Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 4/27/2018


101 Osgood Road, Sterling, MA 01564

Single-Family

$525,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Sparkling gem of a colonial on a picture-perfect country road, framed by quintessential New England stone walls. This impeccable 4-bedroom home has been beautifully maintained and updated: it offers everything that you'd ever want, including a large, welcoming eat-in kitchen with a center island and new stainless appliances, vaulted family room with fireplace and wet bar, and a fabulous heated 4-season room with access to a deck overlooking the patio and a tranquil wooded backyard. The master suite, with closets galore, has a lavish ensuite bath with marble floors, a palladian window, double vanity, and a jacuzzi tub with a separate shower. Other nice-to-have amenities include french doors, Hunter-Douglas blinds, tilt-in windows, a generator panel, and four window A/C units, This is one of those homes that will beckon you to sit and stay awhile; you'll feel so comfortable that you'll never want to leave.
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April 30 at 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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