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Posted on 12/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 12 Indian Pipe Drive, Hadley, MA 01032
Stunning newer built home in coveted Shattuck Estates 28 lot neighborhood. This exceptional property has been thoughtfully designed with the finest materials and craftsmanship. The modern and open floor plan allows for maximum flexibility. A gorgeous chef kitchen with custom-built cabinets and upgraded DCS appliances and three ovens does not disappoint. You will enjoy the popular breakfast area that leads to a large Trex deck. There are two spacious master bedrooms with walk-in closets on each floor. The finished walkout basement includes a media room and a large open area with a spare room, and a spacious laundry area. Located at the end of...
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Posted on 12/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 225 Nonotuck St #B, Northampton, MA 01062
A unique and wonderful opportunity awaits at this live and work condominium unit. Located in the heart of Florence and sporting a spacious work area of approximately 650 sq ft including bath on the first floor - it's an excellent space for an artist, writer and/or someone who works at home! The one bedroom unit is located on the second floor and includes an open living/dining room, kitchen and full bath with laundry hook-ups. Within minutes of area colleges,shopping and major routes - it's an A+...
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Posted on 12/01/2020
136 Middle St, Hadley, MA 01035 now has a new price of $589,900!
Nestled on a large 1.14 acre in town lot, you are walking distance to the center & bike path! Well cared for and offering a flexible floor plan, this 1851 farmhouse has been carefully renovated over the years & sports hardiboard siding, replacement windows & metal roof. The country kitchen with beamed,cathedral ceiling is spacious & flows into the sizable dining area. The adjacent south facing sunroom & covered deck with hot tub make this the heart of the home. The living room with gas fireplace - perfect for cold winter nights - office or 4th BR, den & full bath complete the first floor. There are 3 additional...
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Posted on 11/30/2020
Are There Property Buying Shortcuts That Actually Work?
Finding and purchasing a home sometimes can be difficult, particularly for an individual who encounters assorted challenges throughout the property buying journey. Lucky for you, there are several shortcuts that a homebuyer can use to streamline the property buying process. These shortcuts include: 1. Narrow Your Home Search If you know you want to buy a home, you should...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Another Property Sold - 13 Vista Ter, Amherst, MA 01002
A rare opportunity to build your dream home on a majestic lot with easy access to major routes, area colleges and shopping - hiking and conservation areas are right outside your door. A new development, Hartswell Farm is a thriving community of 7 new homes nestled at the base of the Mt Holyoke Range. Offering solar opportunities, this lot sports both public water and sewer. Cul de sac and side walks a plus! Enjoy every season from this desirable A+...
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Posted on 11/28/2020
Hadley, MA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Hadley, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 11/27/2020
Another Property Sold - 540 Granby Road #75B, South Hadley, MA 01075
Generous one bedroom condo with beautiful light! Single level living with hot water included in your condo fee, is less expensive than renting! Recently painted with nice laminate floors. Lovely association with swimming pool and so convenient to everything. Well managed with a strong condo association. Make the smart move and build your nest egg. Move right...
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Posted on 11/26/2020
29 Greenfield Road, Montague, MA 01351 is now new to the market!
Tranquility awaits you in this updated 2-story contemporary home. Hilltop, off-road location on 2.5 acres adjacent to bike path offers seasonal CT River views. Access main upper level via lit Trex staircase to wrap around deck, overlooking beautiful landscaped yard, raised garden beds, stone firepit/patio, and wisteria arbor. Foyer with parquet floor leads to sunny living room, where pellet stove and AC offer year round comfort. Cook’s eat-in kitchen is accented with gorgeous granite countertops, storage island, appliances, and laundry area. Or dine on adjacent screen porch. Spacious MBR has tiled private bath, huge walk in closet, and...
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Posted on 11/25/2020
Another Property Sold - 234 Madison Ave W, Holyoke, MA 01040
Bright, updated single-level home on a dead-end street, proximal to Rt 91, Northampton and Easthampton! Flexible layout offers 2 bedrooms (one is oversized) with double closets and hardwood floors. Updated hall bath features Italian tile, granite countertop, and walk-in shower. Living room features a wall of windows, wood-burning fireplace, built-in shelving and wood flooring...open to formal dining room. Family room, with access to wood deck, features wood flooring, and has an adjacent bath with tile flooring and walk-in shower stall. Large eat-in kitchen offers range, dishwasher, fridge, microwave and more! Extras include, private...
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Posted on 11/23/2020
Why Buy in an HOA Community?
Photo by Robert Arthur Designs via Shutterstock If you’re moving to a new city, particularly an area with new development, you may discover that most homes are part of a homeowner’s association. If you’ve never been part of one before, you might not understand their function and why they are useful within a neighborhood. When an association functions...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Another Property Sold - 75 Larkspur Dr, Amherst, MA 01002
The details and design in this meticulously maintained Amherst Woods Contemporary checks off all the boxes in your home search! The spacious open floor plan provides gathering spaces for great entertaining or cozy home time. The entry welcomes you, the updated kitchen, formal dining room & living space w/ fireplace & built-ins impress with fine finishes. The family room, first floor bedroom and bath and mud room with laundry complete the first level. The 2nd floor features the primary bedroom suite, a stunning Travertine tiled bath with double vanity, soaking tub and separate shower; another en-suite bedroom + 3/4 bath; & two...
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Posted on 11/21/2020
Another Property Sold - 25 Meadow Wood Drive, Deerfield, MA 01373
Located on a quiet cul-de-sac on the western side of Deerfield you will find this nicely build L-Ranch. Features include a large eat in kitchen, living room with fireplace and hard wood floors, three bedrooms also with hardwood floors and one and a half baths. There is a laundry room on the first floor just off the attached two car garage. The full basement has plenty of room for both a workshop and storage. Outside there is an open front porch while off the dining area a covered deck and patio. The three quarter acre yard is fenced and there is a large detached shed. With easy access to Greenfield, Amherst and Northampton you couldn’t...
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