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Posted by Joyce Torelli on 5/27/2020

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Multi-generational homes have grown in popularity as the benefits of communal living become more recognized and celebrated. If you are searching for a home to share with both your children and parents, there are many options open to you.

Single-family home with apartment: Some single-family homes have been built or renovated to include a completely separate living space within the walls of the house. In these instances, the apartment space provides a kitchen, bathroom and living spaces that can be accessed from a separate entrance. This situation offers privacy with the luxury of close proximity. 

Two homes on the same property: Much like a home with a built-in apartment, if youíre able to secure a property that features two homes on the same lot, youíll benefit from close proximity. However, if the structures do not share common walls this situation may not save you in utility and maintenance costs.

Homes with more than one master suite: This is a great option for those who donít mind sharing common areas like kitchen or living spaces. Providing a master suite for each family group offers the opportunity to create separate more personal spaces without building walls or separate structures.

Custom-built options: If youíre not finding an existing home that meets the requirements for your family, consider working with a builder on a custom home. There is more flexibility to customize your space and make accommodations for communal and private space for each member of your family.

Consult with your real estate agent if youíre looking for a specialized property like this.


 





Posted by Joyce Torelli on 5/21/2020


53 Sunshine Drive, Marlborough, MA 01752

Single-Family

$429,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
BEAUTIFUL UPDATED 6 Rm. RANCH w/OPEN FLOOR PLAN & 2 CAR DETACHED GARAGE on SUNSHINE DRIVE AWAITS YOU! Lovely the moment you walk in. Gleaming OAK Hardwood floors, Crown Moldings, LIV.Rm. w/Pellet Stove(low cost heat) adorned with stone backdrop, to the spacious Dining area of the GRANITE & NEW/ER STAINLESS STEEL Kitchen w/Soft Close & Dovetail Cabinetry, full stone backsplash, Contemporary Brushed nickel pulls, 5 Burner Range, Extra Storage above & below Breakfast Bar of attached island, 24" gorgeous Subway tile flr., access to South facing deck,&wooded back yard partially fenced. King or Queen MASTER w/Updated 1/2 Bath-Pedestal sink, graced by Subway tile flr.(Hardwood under carpet). BR 2&3 nicely sized with Hardwood flrs.too! MEDIA Rm. in lower level w/10Ft. Projector Screen. Lots of sunlight for future solar! 2014 ARCH.ROOF! Wonderful neighborhood-Southboro line. Memorial Public Beach/Boating /Recreation area, AMSA Charter School, T station-Southb. Add'l.info&updates avail.
Open House
Sunday
May 24 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
You can send ur clients. Please ask them to wear masks. I have new disposable gloves for them, and booties. I will have one set at a time to honor social distancing etc. Thanks and best, Joyce
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Posted by Joyce Torelli on 5/21/2020


53 Sunshine Drive, Marlborough, MA 01752

Single-Family

$429,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
BEAUTIFUL UPDATED 6 Rm. RANCH w/OPEN FLOOR PLAN & 2 CAR DETACHED GARAGE on SUNSHINE DRIVE AWAITS YOU! Lovely the moment you walk in. Gleaming OAK Hardwood floors, Crown Moldings, LIV.Rm. w/Pellet Stove(low cost heat) adorned with stone backdrop, to the spacious Dining area of the GRANITE & NEW/ER STAINLESS STEEL Kitchen w/Soft Close & Dovetail Cabinetry, full stone backsplash, Contemporary Brushed nickel pulls, 5 Burner Range, Extra Storage above & below Breakfast Bar of attached island, 24" gorgeous Subway tile flr., access to South facing deck,&wooded back yard partially fenced. King or Queen MASTER w/Updated 1/2 Bath-Pedestal sink, graced by Subway tile flr.(Hardwood under carpet). BR 2&3 nicely sized with Hardwood flrs.too! MEDIA Rm. in lower level w/10Ft. Projector Screen. Lots of sunlight for future solar! 2014 ARCH.ROOF! Wonderful neighborhood-Southboro line. Memorial Public Beach/Boating /Recreation area, AMSA Charter School, T station-Southb. Add'l.info&updates avail.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Categories: New Homes  


Posted by Joyce Torelli on 5/21/2020

This Single-Family in Worcester, MA recently sold for $443,750. This Colonial,Contemporary style home was sold by Joyce Torelli - ERA Key Realty Services - Distinctive Group.


75 Ridgewood Road, Worcester, MA 01606

Single-Family

$449,900
Price
$443,750
Sale Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Just what you've been waiting for! YOUNG & SPACIOUS CONTEMPORARY STYLE COLONIAL at END OF CUL-DE-SAC abutting forestry, in wonderful neighborhood with scenic front stone wall, PVC fence to left, & Minutes to Rt.290! OPEN FLOOR PLAN, Beautiful Hardwood Floors, FRESHLY PAINTED INTERIOR, Plantation style 1/2 window shutters with louver open/close, and Ceiling Fans throughout. ENTERTAINMENT KITCHEN w/pretty GRANITE COUNTERS, STAINLESS APPLIANCES in expansive Maple Cabinet Kitchen, Stainless Double Sink, 5-6 PERSON BREAKFAST BAR peninsula, 5-Burner GAS RANGE, & Pendent / Recessed Lites. Inviting FAMILY RM. w/Gas Fireplace & Hardwood Floor too. Living room/Dining Room-whichever you prefer. CALIFORNIA KING MASTER BR., w/WALK-IN CLOSET, SOLID SURFACE DOUBLE BOWL Vanity, Jacuzzi style tub, &SEPARATE 2-SEAT SHOWER. Main Bathroom has SOLID SURFACE DOUBLE VANITY too! Gracious secondary bedrooms, 2nd.BR...more like a BONUS RM/CALIF. KING++!). Security Syst.if u connect, Gas heat, 200AMP C.B.!

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Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Joyce Torelli on 5/20/2020

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If you're a first-time homebuyer and you've already started exploring available properties, you might think to yourself, "Why do I even need a buyer agent?" After all, you've been looking at homes for sale and the realtors who showed you the properties were very nice and helpful. But here's the deal: Those realtors are seller agents. They represent the home seller. They are legally, morally and ethically bound to get the best possible deal for the seller -- not for you as the buyer! This is just one of the reasons why first-time homebuyers can really benefit from working with a buyer's agent. Here are some more advantages.

Buyer Agents Work for You -- The Buyer

Once you're prequalified and your buyer agent understands the features you want in your first home, the agent will locate for-sale properties that fit your criteria. Not only that, but the buyer agent will coordinate and schedule showings of those properties for you. You don't have to do all of the legwork. And remember: As your representative, the buyer agent is out to find the best possible deal on a first-time home purchase for you.

Buyer Agents Are Great Negotiators

Every home sale and purchase is bound to hit a snag or two along the way. It's a lengthy process to buy or sell a home, and it's also a highly emotional transaction for buyers and sellers. It is, after all, the largest emotional and financial transaction that most people will make in their lifetime. Therefore, the negotiating skills of a buyer agent will be of great benefit to you as a homebuyer. If something starts to go wrong, they know how to negotiate a fix and they know professionals within their network who can help iron out problems -- from titling companies to real estate attorneys and even contractors to fix unexpected problems with the property.

Buyer Agents Are Property Experts

If you look at a home, do you know all the potential problem spots to examine to ensure that it won't have hidden costs? For example, can you tell if the plumbing is too old and will need major repairs within five years? Can you assess the age and functionality of the furnace, hot water heater and other features? Probably not -- but the buyer agent can because he or she has that experience.

Best of all, buyer agents don't charge any upfront or ongoing fees for their services. They split the commission with the seller agent who works for the home seller. For all these reasons and more, it makes great sense to put the expertise of a buyer agent to work for you!




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