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Posted by Cynthia Owens on 5/2/2019


139 High Point Dr., Amherst, MA 01002

Single-Family

$364,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Enjoy the special surroundings of this Post and Beam Contemporary! Tucked on a partially wooded lot, this is the perfect balance of country setting and proximity, only a short drive to Amherst Center, UMass and area shopping. The spacious open floor plan includes Cathedral ceilings and a cozy living area with wood stove, window seat and rustic charm, enjoys ample sunlight through the slider and picture windows. Open concept kitchen and dining room, full bath on the first level. The second level with loft study, bedroom with half bath. The lower level has three bedroom, full bath and laundry. The large wrap around deck is ideal for outdoor entertaining or enjoying the private surroundings. A well maintained home with newer metal roof, freshly painted interior and deck and two car garage. The nearby scenic reservoir and conservation area is an added bonus! First showings at Open house Sunday May 5, 12 to 2pm.
Open House
Sunday
May 05 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 139 High Point Dr., Amherst, MA 01002    Get Directions

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Posted by Cynthia Owens on 4/15/2019


11 Hubbard Drive, Granby, MA 01033

Single-Family

$339,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
3
Baths
This light and bright executive ranch will surely impress! South facing on almost an acre for optimal solar use!! Enjoy this energy efficient 4 bedroom, 3 bath home with many special features. The cozy living room with stone fireplace enjoys seasonal views to the north. The open floor plan kitchen/dining, great for entertaining, opens to the expansive rear wrap around deck! The master bedroom with full bath and walk in closet, another bedroom and full bath complete the main level. The lower level with newer laminate flooring and lighting has additional square footage including a large family room with fire place, two bedrooms, full bath and separate laundry room. This level also walks out to the rear yard. Nearby hiking trails, close to the Five College area, minutes to UMass, Mt Holyoke or shops and restaurants or Springfield's new attractions! A lovely home with energy efficient solar panels, ask about benefits! Private but close to everything!
Open House
Saturday
April 20 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 11 Hubbard Drive, Granby, MA 01033    Get Directions

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Posted by Cynthia Owens on 3/28/2019

An open house offers an excellent opportunity for a seller to showcase his or her residence to a large group of buyers. As such, it is important for a seller to plan ahead for an open house. If a seller devotes time and energy to prepare for an open house, his or her residence may make a positive impression on buyers.

Ultimately, there are several things that sellers need to consider before they host an open house, such as:

1. Home Interior and Exterior

A home's interior and exterior must dazzle buyers during an open house. Otherwise, a home is unlikely to make a long-lasting impression on a buyer.

To upgrade a house's interior, a seller should clean each room. Mop the floors, wipe down countertops and ensure each room is neat and tidy. Also, professional home cleaning companies are available that can help a seller quickly remove dirt, dust and debris from his or her residence.

Meanwhile, to upgrade a home's exterior, a seller should repair any damaged or cracked siding. If a seller requires extra assistance, he or she can reach out to local home improvement professionals to perform house exterior repairs as well.

2. Lawn Care

A home's messy, weed-filled lawn is unlikely to garner buyers' attention. In fact, this lawn may prove to be an instant turn-off to buyers when they attend an open house.

For sellers, it can be quick and easy to enhance a home's lawn. By mowing the lawn, trimming the hedges and performing other lawn care tasks, a seller can transform a drab lawn into a stunning one.

A seller should continue to take care of his or her lawn throughout the house selling cycle, too. If a home has an amazing lawn, this residence may capture buyers' attention, regardless of when a seller hosts an open house.

3. Clutter

Antiques, knick-knacks and various decorations may fill your house, but these items may appear to be "clutter" in the eyes of homebuyers. Therefore, you may want to put your personal belongings into storage before you host an open house. This will allow you to keep your personal items safe during an open house. At the same time, it will help buyers envision what life could be like if they purchase your residence.

Preparing for an open house sometimes can be difficult. Thankfully, you can hire a real estate agent who can help you plan for any open house, at any time.

A real estate agent can provide recommendations to help you prepare for an open house. Plus, he or she can share buyers' feedback following an open house and ensure you can make your residence into an attractive option for buyers.

Ready to host an open house? Consider the aforementioned factors, and you can get ready for an upcoming open house. And as a result, you can boost the likelihood that an open house leads to multiple offers to purchase your residence.





Posted by Cynthia Owens on 3/22/2019


11 Hubbard Drive, Granby, MA 01033

Single-Family

$339,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
3
Baths
This light and bright executive ranch will surely impress! South facing on almost an acre for optimal solar use!! Enjoy this energy efficient 4 bedroom, 3 bath home with many special features. The cozy living room with stone fireplace enjoys seasonal views to the north. The open floor plan kitchen/dining, great for entertaining, opens to the expansive rear wrap around deck! The master bedroom with full bath and walk in closet, another bedroom and full bath complete the main level. The lower level with newer laminate flooring and lighting has additional square footage including a large family room with fire place, two bedrooms, full bath and separate laundry room. This level also walks out to the rear yard. Nearby hiking trails, close to the Five College area, minutes to UMass, Mt Holyoke or shops and restaurants or Springfield's new attractions! A lovely home with energy efficient solar panels, ask about benefits! Private but close to everything!
Open House
Sunday
March 24 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 11 Hubbard Drive, Granby, MA 01033    Get Directions

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Posted by Cynthia Owens on 3/13/2019


10 Summer Street, Amherst, MA 01002

North Amherst

Single-Family

$354,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
It is a great time to be in the Mill District! This lovely home will charm you the minute you enter! The renovated kitchen provides an open floor plan to the dining room/living room combining for easy entertaining. The French doors in the dining area exit to the rear deck. The expansive family room / guest space / home office, with full bath provide additional living area on the main level with exit to the spacious yard. Currently used as a first floor Master bedroom but you decide! Three generous bedrooms on the second floor enjoy the large bath with claw foot tub and separate shower. Hardwood, bamboo and parquet floors. The large fenced corner lot with abundant perennials provides two deck areas and patio for outdoor activities. This lovingly maintained home is in a prime location, a short walk to Puffers Pond, Atkins and all the exciting developments in the Mill District and only minutes to UMass and Amherst Center! Showings start @ open house on Sunday 3/17, 1pm to 3pm.
Open House
Sunday
March 17 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 10 Summer Street, Amherst, MA 01002    Get Directions

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