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Posted by Cynthia Owens on 1/15/2019


137 Old Amherst Rd., Belchertown, MA 01007

Single-Family

$224,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
This cozy cottage bungalow is the complete package, charm plus updates, privacy plus great location! This three bedroom home offers 1618 square ft of living space with many improvements. The eat in kitchen with new cabinetry, dishwasher and microwave, spacious dining room with wood stove and the renovated bath with hook up for laundry are some of the recent improvements. The new roof, chimney and many new Pella windows, freshly painted exterior and new rear deck and finished family room combine for a great opportunity for a move in ready home! Bring your ideas to finish projects and make it your own! Set on a sunny 1.36 acre with lots of room for gardens or outdoor fun. Minutes to the Amherst/Belchertown line, short drive to UMass or Amherst town center.
Open House
Sunday
January 20 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 137 Old Amherst Rd., Belchertown, MA 01007    Get Directions

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Posted by Cynthia Owens on 1/3/2019


87 Gold Street, Belchertown, MA 01007

Single-Family

$257,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Surprising ranch with lots of living space on two levels! Tiled entry with half bath leading to the lovely eat in kitchen area with efficient galley kitchen, spacious living room with propane fireplace and french doors to the rear deck, large formal dining room also with french doors exiting to the front yard. Three bedrooms and full bath on the first level combine to make this very special home! The rustic family room with wood burning fireplace and laundry are on the lower level has new carpeting. A cozy guest quarters with another large room, full bath and walk-in closet also on the lower level with a separate entrance, walk out to the back yard. Many improvements include a new 200amp electric panel. Park on the upper level circular drive or in the two car attached garage below. Reed Conservation land with walking trails and pond is right next door and the scenic reservoir is a short walk/run away. Minutes to main routes and only a short drive to Amherst center and UMass.
Open House
Sunday
January 06 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 87 Gold Street, Belchertown, MA 01007    Get Directions

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Posted by Cynthia Owens on 11/27/2018


137 Old Amherst Rd., Belchertown, MA 01007

Single-Family

$224,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
This cozy cottage bungalow is the complete package, charm plus updates, privacy plus great location! This three bedroom home offers 1618 square ft of living space with many improvements. The eat in kitchen with new cabinetry, dishwasher and microwave, spacious dining room with wood stove and the renovated bath with hook up for laundry are some of the recent improvements. The new roof, chimney and many new Pella windows, freshly painted exterior and new rear deck and finished family room combine for a great opportunity for a move in ready home! Bring your ideas to finish projects and make it your own! Set on a sunny 1.36 acre with lots of room for gardens or outdoor fun. Minutes to the Amherst/Belchertown line, short drive to UMass or Amherst town center.
Open House
Sunday
December 02 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 137 Old Amherst Rd., Belchertown, MA 01007    Get Directions

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Posted by Cynthia Owens on 11/15/2018

Looking to buy a house? Ultimately, you'll want to attend at least a few open houses in your city or town. By doing so, you'll be able to understand exactly what you'd like to find in your dream house.

Before you attend an open house, there are several factors to consider, and these include:

1. Your Homebuying Budget

With a budget in hand, you can narrow your search for the ideal home. That way, you can avoid the temptation to attend open houses for residences that fall outside your price range.

To establish a homebuying budget, take a look at your current financial situation. Then, consider your future expenses like those related to student loans or children and plan accordingly.

In addition, it never hurts to get pre-approved for a home loan. If you gain pre-approval, you can enter the housing market with a budget in hand and review a broad array of houses that match your budget.

2. Your Homebuying Checklist

If you're living to a warm-weather climate, you may want to own a home with a swimming pool. Or, if you plan to reside near the ocean, you may consider houses where you can dock your boat nearby.

Create a homebuying checklist before you visit open houses. This will allow you to streamline your home search and accelerate the homebuying journey.

Also, it may help to separate your homebuying checklist into "wants" and "must-haves." Although your dream house may not include all of your homebuying checklist "wants," you can use these categories to determine exactly what you'd like to find in your ideal residence.

3. Your Homebuying Timeline

Are you planning to move next week or in the next several weeks? Some homebuying journeys are faster than others, and you'll want to map out your property buying journey based on when you need to move.

For example, if you've accepted a new job in the city, you may need to move quickly to relocate. This may require you to act so you can get settled in a new home before you begin your new job.

Comparatively, if you're in no rush to relocate, you can take a wait-and-see approach to the housing market. And if you attend an open house and like what you see, then you can submit an offer to acquire a residence.

If you're unsure about how to approach open houses, there is no need to worry. In fact, many real estate agents are available in cities and towns nationwide to assist homebuyers.

A real estate agent can offer expert insights into a home before a homebuyer attends an open house. Plus, this housing market professional can provide honest, unbiased homebuying recommendations and will even negotiate with a home seller on a buyer's behalf.

Get ready for an open house – consider the aforementioned factors, and a homebuyer should have no trouble exploring a broad array of residences and finding one that he or she can enjoy for years to come.




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Posted by Cynthia Owens on 11/6/2018


87 Gold Street, Belchertown, MA 01007

Single-Family

$264,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Surprising ranch with lots of living space on two levels! Tiled entry with half bath leading to the lovely eat in kitchen area with efficient galley kitchen, spacious living room with propane fireplace and french doors to the rear deck, large formal dining room also with french doors exiting to the front yard. Three bedrooms and full bath on the first level combine to make this very special home! The rustic family room with wood burning fireplace and laundry are on the lower level has new carpeting. A cozy guest quarters with another large room, full bath and walk-in closet also on the lower level with a separate entrance, walk out to the back yard. Many improvements include a new 200amp electric panel. Park on the upper level circular drive or in the two car attached garage below. Reed Conservation land with walking trails and pond is right next door and the scenic reservoir is a short walk/run away. Minutes to main routes and only a short drive to Amherst center and UMass.
Open House
Sunday
November 11 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 87 Gold Street, Belchertown, MA 01007    Get Directions

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