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Posted by Five College REALTORS ® on 9/17/2020

This Single-Family in Amherst, MA recently sold for $487,500. This Colonial style home was sold by - Five College REALTORS «.


135 Lincoln Ave, Amherst, MA 01002

Single-Family

$519,000
Price
$487,500
Sale Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
This distinctive residence is steps to Amherst center. The home retains and boasts many original details as well as many attractive updates such as a new roof in 2019. There are beautiful hardwood floors, high ceilings, exquisite moldings, and engraved balustrades. Spectacular floor plan with a desirable sizeable open kitchen with pantry. The second floor Master bedroom boasts a fireplace and attached bathroom. The walk-up third floor offers two more additional rooms. You will enjoy the south-facing sunroom and private side yard for gatherings and quiet times. Stroll to the cinema, farmer's market, academic institutions, bike path. An ideal location for all Amherst has to offer. See how unique this neighborhood is, an area of prominent gracious homes of yesteryear! These distinguished homes are the pride of Amherst! A rare opportunity to own one of these spectacular homes with authentic character!

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Posted by Five College REALTORS ® on 9/17/2020


150 W Pomeroy Lane, Amherst, MA 01002

Single-Family

$389,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Sweet surprise! Fabulous open floor plan in this bright and airy contemporary home with versatile space to work and to play. Wide pine flooring, skylights, french doors, exposed beams & Jotul wood stove. Updated kitchen with stainless appliances and corian countertops. Great flow! The lovely sunroom addition and living room are both open to a private deck and great yard. Fun lofted bedroom, new marmoleum bathroom floor and extra storage in the second floor loft. Buderus natural gas heat on 1st floor and individual electric heat in upstairs bedrooms is efficient to heat and to cool. Oversized 1 car garage for your toys. You're close to shopping, parks and town. Showings start Saturday 11-3, by appointment.
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No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Five College REALTORS ® on 9/16/2020

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Buying your first home is an exciting experience, but it can also be overwhelming when you don't know what to expect. Below are some tips to help first-time homebuyers navigate this process successfully. 

1. Get pre-approved before you start shopping. 

Nothing is more upsetting than finding the home of your dreams, only to learn that you cannot qualify for the loan needed to purchase it. Before you begin shopping for a new home, meet with a lender to request a pre-approval. The lender will review your financial situation and provide you with a pre-approved loan amount. Once you know how much you can afford to borrow, selecting the right properties will be easier. 

2. Select the right real estate agent. 

One of the most important things you can do to ensure that the process of buying your first home goes as smoothly as possible is to hire the right real estate agent. Be sure to choose a local agent who is familiar with your area. It is also a good idea to research your agent's background and experience, as well as to read reviews written by past clients so you will know what to expect as you work with the agent. 

3. Don't overbuy. 

When purchasing your first home, it can be tempting to choose a property at the higher end of your price range. However, adjusting to a monthly mortgage payment can be challenging. Make this process easier on yourself by selecting a property in the middle of your price range if possible. This will make your monthly payments more affordable, leaving you with plenty of extra income to buy furniture, make repairs or even save for the future. 

4. Do your research. 

Before purchasing any new home, be sure to do plenty of research about the neighborhood and the property itself. Ask your real estate agent to provide any insight they may have about the area and the property in question. If you have questions about the property, get the answers you need before you make an offer. 

5. Ask for an inspection. 

When you make an offer on the property you hope to purchase, you have the chance to request an inspection. Regardless of the circumstances, it is always in your best interest to take advantage of this opportunity. Be sure to read the inspection report carefully and consider any items that were found to be dangerous or defective. 

Every first-time homebuyer feels a little anxious, but you can simplify the experience by following the tips above. 




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Posted by Five College REALTORS ® on 9/15/2020


38 Lessey St, Amherst, MA 01002

Single-Family

$514,900
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
3
Baths
A love affair: inspired, quality renovation & expansion of mid-century modern, 4 bedroom, 3 full bath ranch with one car garage. Tucked away in garden oasis in the heart of Amherst Center, this property and grounds are in the Emily Dickinson Historic District, just around corner from the Homesteads. Perks include: 2014 roof; windows galore; cement-board siding; furnace & hot water heater. Inside delight in oak & cherry, gorgeous, galley kitchen with high efficiency SS appliances & pass thru bar; European lighting fixtures appoint all rooms. Cozy up to unique gas stove in LR as you peer outside. Just imagine: sit on rear deck enjoying breakfast while listening to birds in view of lovely blooming plants and flowers. Or grab coffee & croissant at Black Sheep. Prepare meals in cook's kitchen with view to gardens or step out to Johnnies. Partially finished basement walk-out and 3/4 bath. You will never pay to park: walk to Amherst Schools or Amherst College. In sum, rare find.
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Posted by Five College REALTORS ® on 9/15/2020


186 Lower St, Buckland, MA 01338

Single-Family

$195,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
You will be impressed: current (and past owners) lavished TLC on this sunny 3 bedroom, 1 bath cottage style bungalow with 2 car garage. Gardeners, delight in extensive landscaping of front & back yards with perennials & raised beds for vegetables. Enjoy both fire pit & private Gazebo for outdoor dining. Enter thru sun porch into LR, DR & study. Large kitchen (with new floor) adjoins & leads to south wing with new closet room for washer plus laundry room with dryer. Ascend to 2nd floor 13' x 17' MBR loft or exit house through 8' x12' mudroom. Off southwest facing LR is gorgeous fully renovated bathroom with all new plumbing & tiled tub. Stairway to 2 bedrooms on 2nd floor. Perks include 2015 roof on main house; 2 Harmon pellet stoves to supplement/replace oil heat; new hot water heater; fully updated electrical & plumbing. (see attd for complete list). Area amenities: local CSA's, walk to library, bike to high school. 15 mins. to Shelburne Falls & Berkshire East Ski Resort.
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