Kathy Foran - REALTY EXECUTIVES Boston West



Posted by Kathy Foran on 12/17/2017

Buying a condo requires hard work and patience, particularly for property buyers who are searching for a condo that they can enjoy for years to come. Thus, there are many questions that condo buyers need to ask before they purchase a property, including:

1. What Does the Condo Include?

Although a condo will feature home essentials like bedrooms and bathrooms, there are other factors that condo buyers need to consider as well.

For example, does a condo offer reserved parking? If not, where will you park your car day after day? And if you invite guests to visit, where can they park their vehicles? These are just some of the questions you'll want to consider about a condo before you submit an offer. Ultimately, you'll want to ensure that you are comfortable with everything that a condo has to offer. And if a condo fails to meet your expectations, keep in mind that other properties may be available that satisfy your needs.

2. How Much Are the Homeowners Association (HOA) Fees?

Condo owners usually are responsible for their monthly mortgage costs, along with HOA fees.

HOA fees are used to cover property maintenance costs throughout a condo community. The costs ensure that your neighborhood will feature fresh-cut lawns, clear walkways and other great features that help it stand out from other neighborhoods. At the same time, HOA fees must be considered before you purchase a condo, as these costs can add up quickly.

In many instances, HOA fees may add several hundred dollars to your monthly expenses. As such, you should find out exactly how much your HOA fees will be prior to buying a condo.

Consult with your real estate agent to learn more about a condo community's HOA fees. By doing so, you can budget accordingly.

3. What Are the HOA Rules?

HOA rules may vary from community to community, and you should get a copy of these rules to determine whether they correspond to your lifestyle.

For example, some condo communities feature quiet hours. On the other hand, various condo communities may have rules in place to prevent condo owners from renting out their properties.

Your real estate agent should have no trouble providing you with a copy of the HOA rules for a particular condo community. Examine these requirements closely before you make your purchase decision, and you can understand how the HOA rules will impact your day-to-day life in a condo community.

No one should be forced to settle for an inferior condo. Fortunately, employing a real estate agent with condo experience can help you speed up the process of finding a terrific condo.

With support from an experienced real estate agent, you can browse a broad array of condos in any city or town. Plus, your real estate agent can offer details about HOA fees and rules, along with provide expert tips to help you secure the perfect condo at a great price.

Collaborate with a real estate agent, and you can improve your chances of discovering your ideal condo.




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Posted by Kathy Foran on 12/15/2017


1904 Windsor Drive, Framingham, MA 01701

Condo

$259,900
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Move right into this lovely bright & updated 2 brm, 1.5 bth, 2 level Deluxe style townhouse in sought after Windsor Green! Updated kitchen with tile floor, gas cooking, stainless steel appliances, loads of cabinets and breakfast bar! Bright dining rm opens to living rm w/newer slider to private paver patio! Large master brm w/double closet, 2nd brm w/large closet! Convenient 2nd floor laundry, Gas heat, Central Air! New roof! Newer windows, front door and slider! Nice private location in complex! Convenient parking at front door! Gorgeous landscaped grounds w/gunite pool, tennis courts, playground & basketball court! Convenient location, walk to shops, schools & minutes to all major routes!!
Open House
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December 16 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 1904 Windsor Drive, Framingham, MA 01701    Get Directions

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Posted by Kathy Foran on 12/15/2017


1904 Windsor Drive, Framingham, MA 01701

Condo

$259,900
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Move right into this lovely bright & updated 2 brm, 1.5 bth, 2 level Deluxe style townhouse in sought after Windsor Green! Updated kitchen with tile floor, gas cooking, stainless steel appliances, loads of cabinets and breakfast bar! Bright dining rm opens to living rm w/newer slider to private paver patio! Large master brm w/double closet, 2nd brm w/large closet! Convenient 2nd floor laundry, Gas heat, Central Air! New roof! Newer windows, front door and slider! Nice private location in complex! Convenient parking at front door! Gorgeous landscaped grounds w/gunite pool, tennis courts, playground & basketball court! Convenient location, walk to shops, schools & minutes to all major routes!!
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No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Kathy Foran on 11/20/2017

This Condo in Framingham, MA recently sold for $115,000. This Low-Rise style home was sold by Kathy Foran - REALTY EXECUTIVES Boston West.


15 Willis, Framingham, MA 01702

Condo

$115,000
Price
$115,000
Sale Price

3
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
Beautifully renovated garden level one bedroom unit at Meridian Place. This charming unit features brand new carpeting in living room and bedroom. Bright updated kitchen with granite countertops, oak cabinetry and tile flooring. Spacious bathroom with tile throughout. Ample closet space and On site laundry! Convenient central location accessible to all routes of travel, including 135, the commuter rail, Route 9 and the Mass Pike.






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Posted by Kathy Foran on 11/5/2017

Looking to sell your condo? With assistance from a real estate agent, you can maximize the value of your property.

When it comes to selling a condo, hiring a real estate agent is a must. This housing market professional will set up condo showings, negotiate with condo buyers on your behalf and much more.

As a condo seller, it is important to do everything possible to get the best price for your property. And if you understand what it takes to find the right real estate agent, you may be able to streamline the condo selling journey.

Ultimately, there are many factors that condo sellers need to consider when they evaluate a real estate agent, including:

1. Condo Selling Experience

It is essential to hire a real estate agent who possesses condo selling experience. This housing market professional can take the guesswork out of selling a condo.

A real estate agent with condo selling experience will promote your residence to the right groups of property buyers. This will ensure your condo will stir up plenty of from interest from property buyers as soon as it becomes available.

Plus, a housing market professional can teach you about the real estate sector and help you plan accordingly. He or she will ensure you can avoid any potential hurdles as sell your condo too.

2. Communication Skills

Does a real estate agent go above and beyond the call of duty to stay in touch with condo sellers? If not, he or she may struggle to sell your condo.

A real estate agent should keep you informed at each stage of the condo selling journey. This housing market professional also should respond to your condo selling concerns and queries without exception.

Perhaps most important, a real estate agent should be unafraid to be honest with you. With an honest real estate agent at your side, you can receive unbiased condo selling recommendations and make informed choices throughout the condo selling journey.

3. Client Referrals

How do past condo sellers rate a real estate agent? Ask a real estate agent for client referrals, and you can receive unparalleled insights into what it's like to work with this housing market professional.

Client referrals are great tools to help you decide whether a particular real estate agent is the best person to guide you along the condo selling journey. These referrals can provide you with insights into a real estate agent's professional demeanor and personality that you may struggle to obtain elsewhere. As a result, client referrals may prove to be exceedingly valuable to condo sellers.

If you need help selling a condo, allocate the necessary time and resources to hire a real estate agent you'll be glad you did. Real estate agents are available nationwide and understand what it takes to sell a condo in any housing market. Therefore, working with a real estate agent may help you speed up the condo selling process and optimize the value of your property.




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