Colleen Griffin - RE/MAX Vision



Posted by Colleen Griffin on 11/28/2017


39 Knollwood Dr, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Single-Family

$359,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
***Multiple Offer Situation! ****Buyers could not Perform, their loss is your gain!!!** Welcome to 39 Knollwood Dr Situated in the Desirable Location Close to Dean Park! This Wonderful Home has been Lovingly cared for and Features many updates throughout ~ 4 Good Sized Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Freshly Painted Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Hallway and 2 Bedrooms (2017). Master Bedroom and Guest Room Redone (2017) ~ Roof approximately 8- 10 years Old, New Water Heater (2016), New Pool Liner (2007), Vinyl Fencing (2005), All Appliances included.~ Two Car Garage ~ Oversize Lot with lots of room for Entertaining and Play Space ~ This Incredible Home is being Listed for the First Time in 45 years and will not last!
Open House
Saturday
December 02 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Posted by Colleen Griffin on 11/27/2017

Every king has his castle and in every castle there must be a throne. And in every castle a man needs a place of solace as well. Thatís where the man cave comes in. A man needs A place where he can truly kickback and relax. But what really makes up the perfect man cave? There are a few pieces that every home needs for a man cave to truly be complete. Hereís some items to help you create the best man cave on the block: 1. Complete home theater system Boys love their toys. What man cave is complete without a giant TV and a great speaker system? Youíll need an entertainment stand large enough to hold the largest TV that you can afford. Next, youíll need shelving to accommodate items like routers, speakers, DVDs and all the other entertainment essentials. The right furniture A super comfortable chair is a must in the man cave. Home furniture stores even sell chairs with a built in speakers. For guysí night, you might even need a sofa for additional seating. All of the furniture in the man cave should be manly in design of course. Leather furniture works perfectly for the purpose of the man cave. Leather is comfortable yet sleek and not feminine in nature. The right setting If youíre lucky enough to have an in-home bar, Thatís the perfect place to put your man cave. You want to be sure that the lighting in the man cave isnít too bright, yet you need to see whatís going on. The man cave should be placed around an atmosphere thatís perfect for hanging out. If youíre shopping for house, and your guy loves hanging with his buddies, you may want to add a ďman cave spaceĒ to your home search wish list. Remember the fun stuff No man cave will be complete without a pool table or a ping-pong table. If thereís one thing to know about guys itís that they love to be competitive. Make sure the room that you select for your man cave is large enough to hold one or more of these items. Cool decor For the sports lover a man cave is a great place to put sports memorabilia on display. The walls of the room can be filled with things from your favorite team. Donít forget you can also add liquor and beer brand items into the mix of your man cave decor. Essential appliances Donít forget that you will need replace to keep your beers cold in the man cave. Some appliances will be essential. You will probably need a fridge and a sink to start off. Frosty beer glasses would be a nice touch as well. It would also be a plus to have all of the bartending essentials present somewhere in the man cave. These are just a few ideas to help you design and implement the perfect man cave in your home. No matter what kind of man cave you dream of, itís possible to create it!





Posted by Colleen Griffin on 11/22/2017

This Single-Family in Worcester, MA recently sold for $264,250. This Colonial style home was sold by Colleen Griffin - RE/MAX Vision.


8 Mount Ave, Worcester, MA 01606

Single-Family

$239,900
Price
$264,250
Sale Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
****New Listing*** New Construction Single Family Attached Home Offering 3 Bedrooms ~ 1.5 Baths with Ceramic Tile Flooring ~ Wide Open Concept Living ~ Upgraded Kitchen Cabinetry ~ Granite Counter Tops ~ Stainless Steel Appliances ~ Garage and much more! *******

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Posted by Colleen Griffin on 11/22/2017

This Single-Family in Holden, MA recently sold for $267,500. This Ranch style home was sold by Colleen Griffin - RE/MAX Vision.


1567 Main St, Holden, MA 01522

Single-Family

$275,900
Price
$267,500
Sale Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
*****Open House Sat September 23rd 11am-1pm*****Fantastic Oversize Ranch featuring 3-4 Bedrooms, Huge Country Kitchen with Large Deck on Eagle Lake***This Lovely Home Offers a less than 3 Years Old Roof, updated Heating and Brand New Oil Tank, Circuit Breakers, Freshly Painted Interior, Gleaming Hardwood Flooring, Large Generous Size Bedrooms, Separate Laundry Room, Lots of Closets, Finished Lower Level Family Room, Two Full Baths on a Large Beautiful Lot! Exterior Shed and One Car Under Garage to Accommodate added Storage!

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Posted by Colleen Griffin on 11/20/2017

Buying a home should be simple. Unfortunately, purchasing a residence can become complicated quickly, especially if you fail to consider the immediate and long-term costs associated with a house.

Ultimately, there are many hidden expenses that a homebuyer needs to consider before he or she purchases a house, including:

1. Utilities

Heating and cooling costs, water fees, electricity expenses and other utility bills may prove to be overwhelming if you're not careful. Fortunately, if you learn about various utility costs now, you may be better equipped to keep your utility bills in check at your new residence.

Ask your real estate agent for information about a home seller's utility bills. By doing so, you can get a better idea about how much your utilities may cost if you decide to purchase a particular residence.

Also, if you plan ahead for your utility bills, you can budget accordingly. Keep in mind that utilities are essential in any home. As such, you'll need to account for these costs in addition to your monthly mortgage payments, regardless of the home you buy.

2. Commuting

If you're moving to a new city or town, you'll want to consider how your move may impact your daily commute to work, school or any other locations that you visit regularly.

Consider a home's proximity to highways. If you move to a house that is located near a major highway, you may encounter heavy traffic at various points throughout the day, resulting in a lengthy commute.

Also, find out whether public transportation is available near your new home. In some instances, you may be able to take advantage of buses, trains and other public transportation options to get where you need to go without delay.

3. Home Upgrades

Although a home may appear to be a dream come true, there are problems beneath a house's exterior that could bubble to the surface after you complete your purchase. Thus, you may want to put aside money for home upgrades that may be necessary in the near future.

For example, an older home may require a new hot water heater and furnace soon. And if you start saving for a new hot water heater and furnace today, you may be able to replace them before it's too late.

A home inspector can help you identify home problems. This professional will conduct an in-depth review of a residence and provide honest feedback about any problems that could escalate quickly.

After a home inspection, you can always ask the home seller to perform the necessary repairs, or you can walk away from a home offer. On the other hand, you can keep your current home offer, move forward with your home purchase and complete the upgrades on your own.

When it comes to planning ahead for hidden home expenses, a real estate agent can point you in the right direction. Your real estate agent is happy to respond to your homebuying concerns and questions and will do everything possible to ensure you are fully satisfied with any residence you purchase.







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