Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Worcester - Park Ave.
Karen Russo, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Worcester - Park Ave.Phone: (508) 614-8744
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Posted on 06/14/2021
Avoid Miscommunication With These Renovation Contract Details
Homeowners and contractors sometimes grow frustrated because of miscommunications. Even with what appears to be a well-crafted remodeling agreement, people interpret things differently. That's why it’s essential to include mutually agreeable dispute resolution clauses in your contract. How to Minimize Potential Disputes Understanding how the project rolls out often proves enlightening. It's not uncommon for a construction company...
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Posted on 06/14/2021
Another Property Rented - 8 N Steele St 2, Worcester, MA 01607
This beautifully maintained 2 bedroom apartment is on the second floor of a 3 unit building on a dead-end street. Large southerly facing windows bring tons of natural light into the space. Stone counters and a tiled backsplash make this oversized kitchen pop. In addition to having 2 bedrooms and a living room, this unit has a bonus space useful for a dining room or office. An in-unit laundry room and 1.5 baths complete the space. 1 car off-street parking included with possible 2nd car at Landlord’s discretion. Tenants pay Gas (Heat/Hot Water), Electricity, Water/Sewer, Cable/Internet and Trash. Easy access to 290, 146, Mass Pike and Black...
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Posted on 06/11/2021
Worcester, MA Real Estate Market Update 6/11/2021
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Posted on 06/07/2021
Should I Turn My House into a Short-Term Rental
Photo by Arek Socha via Pixabay In a bid to afford homes in high-value areas, many homeowners turn to income from short-term rentals to cover a high mortgage payment. You can benefit from this option with some caveats: Location really matters. A lot. You might advertise your home as near the coast when it’s really 20 miles inland...
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Posted on 06/05/2021
Another Property Sold - 277 Grove Street, Paxton, MA 01612
A Fabulous Value in Paxton - Properties like this don't come up often! This 3 Bedroom 2 Full Bath Raised Ranch needs some TLC BUT you can make is shine again with a little work! Lots to Offer: Roof (approx.10-12 yrs), Replacement Windows (approx.15 yrs) Heating System recently serviced (approx.18 yrs); Huge 3 Season Porch off the back of the house, Good Closet Space, Nicely finished Basement w/Bedroom, LR, Kitchen, Full Bath and Laundry Hookup. 2 Car Oversized Garage, Semi Circular Driveway for easy in and out! Fully Fenced Level Yard and 2 Good Sized Sheds in great shape. Sold "AS...
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Posted on 06/04/2021
34 Andover Street A, Worcester, MA 01606 is now new to the market!
Fabulous First Floor Condo with a lot of Space and a Great Location for Commuting! This Adorable 2 Bedroom unit has lots of extras including: Hardwood Floors through most of the unit, including in the Large Eat-In Kitchen, Stainless Applicances, Fireplace, Gas Stove, 2 Ample sized Bedrooms with double closets, updated Full Bath and a BONUS Room off the Master Bedroom which has tons of uses (Office, Guest Area, Exercise Room, Sitting Room,etc) - with a Slider that takes you right onto the Rear Deck overlooking the yard! This unit comes with a Garage Spot PLUS Driveway parking. Laundy Hookup in the Basement along with a Dedicated Storage Room!...
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Posted on 05/31/2021
How to Paint Your Front Door
Photo by cassidy muir from Pexels Painting your front door is one of the quickest and easiest ways to give your home a fresh look. New paint can refresh the entire facade and a vibrant color will further boost your curb appeal and add a personal touch to your home exterior. Colorful front doors have proven to be...
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Posted on 05/28/2021
Video Tour - 2 Devens Road, Worcester, MA 01606
Classic 1920's Center Hall Colonial complete with all the Charm & Character you could want PLUS upgrades to big ticket items! Beautiful Hardwood Floors (refinished 2013), Wide Natural Wood Moldings, & Move In Ready! Spacious First Floor comes complete w/Large Front to Back Fireplaced Living Rm, Formal Dining Rm, Kitchen & 1/4 Bath. PLUS, Fabulous Sun Room w/windows on 3 sides bringing in Natural Sunlight! Second Floor is comprised of the Large Master Bedroom & 2 additional Bedrooms, along with Full Bath. Head into the Backyard to see the Fabulous Young Patio (2019), & partially fenced Yard. A one car Detached Garage...
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Posted on 05/28/2021
2 Devens Road, Worcester, MA 01606 is now new to the market!
Classic 1920's Center Hall Colonial complete with all the Charm & Character you could want PLUS upgrades to big ticket items! Beautiful Hardwood Floors (refinished 2013), Wide Natural Wood Moldings, & Move In Ready! Spacious First Floor comes complete w/Large Front to Back Fireplaced Living Rm, Formal Dining Rm, Kitchen & 1/4 Bath. PLUS, Fabulous Sun Room w/windows on 3 sides bringing in Natural Sunlight! Second Floor is comprised of the Large Master Bedroom & 2 additional Bedrooms, along with Full Bath. Head into the Backyard to see the Fabulous Young Patio (2019), & partially fenced Yard. A one car Detached Garage...
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Posted on 05/26/2021
Worthington, MA Real Estate Market Update 5/26/2021
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Posted on 05/24/2021
Advantages of New Construction vs. Existing Construction
Photo by Expect Best from Pexels When you’re looking for a new home, should you purchase an existing one or have a brand new house built? Since this is a major decision, it’s important to learn more about the advantages of new construction vs. existing construction. Keep the following in mind, so you can compare the benefits of...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Video Tour - 1-3 Sampson Street, Grafton, MA 01560
Attention Investors and Owner Occupied Buyers: Two Family Side by Side Available in Grafton! These units do not come on often! Each side has similar first floors comprised of Large Living Room, Large Eat in Kitchen, Half Bath, Side Decks. Second floors are slightly different: Right side unit has 3 Bedrooms and 1 Full Bath and Left side unit has 2 Bedrooms and 1 Full Bath. Both have sizeable Basements perfect for storage! Needs some TLC but also has some big ticket Updates including: Young Gas Furnaces in each unit (approx 7 yrs), Young Hot Water Tanks (3 & 4 yrs), Roof approximately 15 yrs (30 yrs shingle). Being sold as is. ...
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