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Posted by Judy Moore on 4/4/2018


15 Homestead Street, Lexington, MA 02421

Single-Family

$1,724,000
Price

12
Rooms
6
Beds
5
Baths
Just like new! Exceptional young architect designed Colonial w/extensive custom millwork & exquisite detail throughout, beautifully landscaped level lot in coveted neighborhood on lightly travel street. Unprecedented attention paid to quality, scale & flow, 6 BR 5 BTH home w/smashing kitchen w/marble & honed granite countertops, quality stainless steel appliances, huge center island, breakfast area. Well appointed family room w/10' tray ceiling w/cove lighting, gas FP, handsome custom cabinetry. 1st floor office w/adjoining marble bath provides guest room option, formal LR/DR's accented w/substantial moldings, wainscoting & columns. Master suite creates peaceful oasis w/serene sitting area, luxurious spa-like bath w/air tub & marble countertops. Fun for all in 3rd fl playroom w/teenage suite. Impressive hm w/Hunter-Douglas window treatments, heated garage, newer storm doors, extensive landscaping & more! Walk to golf courses, Hayden Rec, school, Center.
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Saturday
April 07 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Posted by Judy Moore on 4/4/2018


15 Homestead Street, Lexington, MA 02421

Single-Family

$1,724,000
Price

12
Rooms
6
Beds
5
Baths
Just like new! Exceptional young architect designed Colonial w/extensive custom millwork & exquisite detail throughout, beautifully landscaped level lot in coveted neighborhood on lightly travel street. Unprecedented attention paid to quality, scale & flow, 6 BR 5 BTH home w/smashing kitchen w/marble & honed granite countertops, quality stainless steel appliances, huge center island, breakfast area. Well appointed family room w/10' tray ceiling w/cove lighting, gas FP, handsome custom cabinetry. 1st floor office w/adjoining marble bath provides guest room option, formal LR/DR's accented w/substantial moldings, wainscoting & columns. Master suite creates peaceful oasis w/serene sitting area, luxurious spa-like bath w/air tub & marble countertops. Fun for all in 3rd fl playroom w/teenage suite. Impressive hm w/Hunter-Douglas window treatments, heated garage, newer storm doors, extensive landscaping & more! Walk to golf courses, Hayden Rec, school, Center.
Open House
Saturday
April 07 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Posted by Judy Moore on 4/1/2018

If you have been looking for homes online for some time, you may be tired of viewing them on a screen. While online home searches are helpful and a perfect starting point for finding a home, you need to see a home to get a feel for it. Whether you are attending open houses or have set up private showings with your real estate agent, there are certain things that you can do to make the most of touring potential homes. You only have a limited amount of time to see a home. Your agent wonít wait around for you all day while you explore every nook of a house and people still live in the house. Thereís a good chance someone may need to come back in at some point! Read on for tips on how to use your time and resources wisely when it comes to searching for a home to buy.


Donít Waste Time


First, you should select the right homes to view. Donít waste your time looking at properties that you canít afford or arenít the right size for you. From your online search, make a list of properties youíd like to see in person. You can narrow down your search quickly by doing the following:


Carefully read property details

Check out the photos of the home in detail

Find out from your realtor if there are any comparable properties for sale


Know What You Can Afford


If you canít afford a property, donít waste your time looking at it. Be realistic in your home search, finding the properties that will suit your needs and your budget. Remember that many factors go into a listing price for a home including the location, the size of the house, the neighborhood, the amenities, and more. The bottom line is to stick with homes that fall in your budget to make your search much more manageable.


Work With Your Realtor To Schedule Home Showings


Make use of your agent. They can schedule private showings for you or alert you to upcoming open houses. You can send your agent a handful of listings that youíre interested in, and they can make a schedule for you to maximize your time seeing properties in specific locations.


Hiring a real estate agent is an essential step in buying a home. They can help you to find and view the properties that could potentially come your next home.    





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Posted by Judy Moore on 1/28/2018

When youíre selling your home, things can get really busy, really fast. You want your home to be in tip top shape to give it the best chance of selling in a timely manner. There are a few things you can do in a short time frame that allows you to spruce up your home without breaking a sweat. Below, youíll find some tips to help you bring your home to another level of wow before the open house. 


Check Your Front Door


All you really need to do is put a fresh coat of paint on your front door to brighten the look of your entryway. Thereís something about a freshly painted front door that really makes a home look like new. 


Spruce Up The Landscaping


You can really do a minimal amount in your yard and make your home curb-appeal ready. Just rake some leaves, add some mulch, mow the lawn, and voila. It might be an all day project, but in the end, it will be worth it. As long as people have a good view and feel that your yard has been taken care of, the outside of your home is in the clear for an open house.  


Check The Outdoor Lights


Even though an open house will be happening in the daylight hours, people may be curious that there is adequate lighting on the outside of your home. Buyers can either check this while they are at the open house or they could go a step further and drive by the property at night. Adequate lighting allows for a sense of security and safety all throughout the outside of the property.  


Care For The Mailbox


Few places in your home are as neglected as the mailbox is. Add some fresh paint to your mailbox. You can use the same color as your front door for consistency. At the very least, clean up the mailbox to give it a better appearance. Make sure your house number is present somewhere on the box as well. This helps the property to have a sense of being a bit more inviting. People will also be able to find your home easier. 


Make Use Of Flowers


You should place flowers around your home on the day of the open house. Add a fresh cut bouquet to the kitchen table. Bring some potted plants and florals around your entryway. These simple touches really can make an impression when potential buyers visit your home. 


Remove Your Personal Stuff

From the outside in, traces of your life in the home should be put away. This means pet items, toys, games, photos, and celebrity shrines. The more free space a buyer has to envision themselves living in the home, the better.          


With these small extra touches, your open house is bound to be a success!




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Posted by Judy Moore on 1/24/2018


84 Bow Street, Lexington, MA 02420

Single-Family

$668,000
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
So much to offer! This cherished classic Cape located in a popular Harrington School neighborhood features four bedrooms, one-and-a-half baths, newly refurbished hardwood floors, freshly painted interior rooms and ceilings, flexible floor plan with first floor bedroom/den, eat-in kitchen with cherry cabinets and gas cooking, formal living and dining rooms, security system, and a one-car garage. Additional recent updates include new 200 AMP electrical panel, new roof, newer garage door and electric door opener, gas stove with convection oven. The heated lower level offers a nice bonus area that could be finished for added living space and includes a cedar closet, storage and a shower. Enjoy the private backyard with covered patio and a wonderful location near the bike path, Great Meadows, restaurants, shops and public transportation. Welcome home!
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Saturday
January 27 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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