Blog :: 05-2012

5 Low-Cost Kitchen Redos Buyers Will Love

Not every home owner can splurge on a total upscale kitchen redo, now pegged on average at $111,000, according to the latest Cost vs. Value Report from Remodeling magazine. Many home owners don't even have the funds for a minor kitchen remodeling project, which is placed at around $20,000.  But a lack of funds isn't necessarily the only issue. Even home owners with fat wallets and a love of congregating and cooking in a stylish kitchen may not want to invest so much, given the up-and-down nature of today's housing market. Thinking about selling your house? Or maybe you would like to spruce up your kitchen without breaking the bank? Click here for 5 low-cost kitchen redos!

Lead Paint Poisoning Threshold...

U.S. health officials have lowered the threshold for lead poisoning in young children. The new standard announced Wednesday means that hundreds of thousands more youngsters could be diagnosed with high levels of lead. Boston Globe reports...get the full story here. This topic comes up very frequently in the real estate business. Did you know that when buying or renting a home, it's the law that you be provided a copy of the Massachusetts Lead Paint Law along with a completed disclosure signed by the owner of the property?

Real Estate Transfers - Ipswich, MA - April 2012

Address #BR #BA List $ Sale $
Single Family
67 Washington St, Ipswich, MA 2 2 $299,000 $290,000
13 East St, Ipswich, MA 3 2 $339,900 $328,000
4 Dornell Rd, Ipswich, MA 4 2.5 $379,000 $350,000
40 Turnpike Rd, Ipswich, MA 3 2+3 $399,000 $445,000
24 Meadowview Ln, Ipswich, MA 3 2.5 $524,900 $520,000
37 Fellows Rd, Ipswich, MA 4 2.5 $665,000 $645,500
Condominium
500 Colonial Dr #301,   Ipswich, MA 1 1 $148,000 $140,000
14 Lanes End, Ipswich, MA 2 1.5 $264,800 $254,000
56 River Point #16, Ipswich,   MA 3 2.5 $399,900 $399,900

 

This representation is based in whole or in part on data supplied by our MLS partners. These entities neither guarantee nor are responsible for data accuracy. Data maintained by MLS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

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Real Estate Transfers - Rowley, MA - April 2012

Address #BR #BA List $ Sale $
Single Family
103 Newbury Rd, Rowley, MA 3 1.5 $279,900 $279,900
9 Dodge Rd, Rowley, MA 4 2.5 $425,000 $420,000
128 Daniels Rd, Rowley, MA 4 2.5 $629,000 $615,000
Condominium
8 Longmeadow Dr #25, Rowley,   MA 2 1.5 $159,900 $154,500

This representation is based in whole or in part on data supplied by our MLS partners. These entities neither guarantee nor are responsible for data accuracy. Data maintained by MLS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

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Real Estate Transactions - Hamilton, MA - April 2012

Address #BR #BA List $ Sale $
Single Family
29 Bridge St, Hamilton, MA 2 1 $249,000 $249,900
45 Day Ave, Hamilton, MA 3 1 $259,000 $245,000
109 Linden St, Hamilton, MA 3 1.5 $334,900 $315,000
18 Alan Rd, Hamilton, MA 4 1.5 $459,000 $457,000
71 Beech St, Hamilton, MA 4 2.5 $531,000 $510,000

This representation is based in whole or in part on data supplied by our MLS partners. These entities neither guarantee nor are responsible for data accuracy. Data maintained by MLS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

Real Estate Transfers - Wenham, MA - April 2012

Address #BR #BA List $ Sale $
Single Family
55 Larch Row, Wenham, MA 4 3+2 $425,000 $510,000
86 Larch Row, Wenham, MA 4 3.5 $995,000 $955,000

This representation is based in whole or in part on data supplied by our MLS partners. These entities neither guarantee nor are responsible for data accuracy. Data maintained by MLS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

Real Estate Transfers - Beverly, MA - April 2012

Address #BR #BA List $ Sale $
Single Family
4 Virginia Ave, Beverly, MA 2 1 $179,900 $200,000
1 Porter Terr, Beverly, MA 2 1.5 $200,000 $180,000
30 Budleigh Ave, Beverly, MA 3 1.5 $225,000 $225,000
36 Lakeshore Ave, Beverly, MA 3 1 $238,900 $245,000
23 Gregg St, Beverly, MA 3 1 $239,900 $239,500
20 Eastern Ave, Beverly, MA 3 1 $249,900 $230,000
7 Nelwood Terr, Beverly, MA 3 1 $259,000 $253,000
30 Northern Ave, Beverly, MA 3 2 $299,900 $295,000
6 Winslow Rd, Beverly, MA 3 1 $314,900 $305,000
19 Melvin Ave, Beverly, MA 3 1 $319,900 $319,900
5 Herrick St Ext, Beverly, MA 3 2 $324,900 $316,000
9 Robinson Rd, Beverly, MA 3 2 $339,000 $333,000
17 Berrywood Ln, Beverly, MA 3 1.5 $365,000 $357,500
11 Odell Ave, Beverly, MA 3 1.5 $389,000 $380,000
2 Bayberry Ln, Beverly, MA 3 2 $414,900 $405,000
18 Puritan Rd, Beverly, MA 4 2 $419,900 $395,500
67 Baker Ave, Beverly, MA 3 1.5 $420,000 $410,000
23 Raymond Ave, Beverly, MA 4 1.5 $429,900 $400,000
4 Grove St, Beverly, MA 3 1.5 $519,000 $469,900
26 Thoreau Cir, Beverly, MA 4 2.5 $609,900 $591,500
1 Chanticleer Dr, Beverly, MA 4 3+1 $725,000 $729,000
19 Abbott St, Beverly, MA 6 2+2 $775,000 $737,500
Condominium
315 Rantoul St #308, Beverly,   MA 2 1 $159,000 $154,000
32 Arthur St #2, Beverly, MA 2 1 $179,900 $175,000
19 Odell Ave #3, Beverly, MA 2 1 $194,500 $190,000
11 Highland Ave #3, Beverly,   MA 1 1 $199,900 $190,000
32 Arthur St #1, Beverly, MA 3 1 $207,000 $195,000
18 Summit Ave #1, Beverly, MA 2 1+1 $229,000 $229,000
2 Cole St #2, Beverly, MA 3 2.5 $359,000 $348,000
Multi-Family
12 Mechanic St, Beverly, MA 2 Unit 2br/2br $224,900 $220,000
13 Roundy St, Beverly, MA 2 Unit 3br/2br $259,000 $215,000
1-3 Garden St, Beverly, MA 2 Unit 3br/3br $349,900 $320,000

This representation is based in whole or in part on data supplied by our MLS partners. These entities neither guarantee nor are responsible for data accuracy. Data maintained by MLS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

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Real Estate Transfers - Danvers, MA - April 2012

Address #BR #BA List $ Sale $
Single Family
229 Centre St, Danvers, MA 2 1 $325,000 $310,000
35 Winthrop St Ext, Danvers,   MA 3 2 $329,900 $315,000
26 Putnam St, Danvers, MA 4 1.5 $359,000 $345,000
16 Regent Dr, Danvers, MA 3 1.5 $369,900 $369,900
29 Weston St, Danvers, MA 3 1.5 $380,999 $375,000
94 North St, Danvers, MA 3 2 $388,500 $375,000
19 Princeton St, Danvers, MA 4 1.5 $389,500 $375,000
37 Vista Dr, Danvers, MA 3 2.5 $389,900 $394,000
4 Moore Cir, Danvers, MA 3 2 $429,900 $409,000
30 Lawrence St, Danvers, MA 4 2.5 $439,000 $390,000
5 Hansen St Ext, Danvers, MA 4 2.5 $547,000 $540,000
8 Jacobs Landing, Danvers, MA 4 2.5 $550,000 $481,000
18 Lakeview Ave, Danvers, MA 5 3.5 $670,000 $550,000
Condominium
33 Water St #27, Danvers, MA 2 2.5 $299,500 $285,000
MultiFamily
147 High St, Danvers, MA 3 unit $199,900 $198,000

This representation is based in whole or in part on data supplied by our MLS partners. These entities neither guarantee nor are responsible for data accuracy. Data maintained by MLS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

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Real Estate Transfers - Topsfield, MA - April 2012

Address #BR #BA List $ Sale $
Single Family
111 Main St, Topsfield, MA 4 2 $339,000 $305,000
7B Howlett St, Topsfield, MA 4 2.5 $639,000 $632,000
21 Timber Ln, Topsfield, MA 5 3 $685,000 $653,000
66 Prospect St, Topsfield, MA 4 3 $699,000 $660,000
19 Hickory Beech, Topsfield,   MA 4 2.5 $724,900 $722,000
68 Hill St, Topsfield, MA 4 2.5 $999,000 $1,040,000
Condominium
19 Great Hill Dr, Topsfield,   MA 2 2 $324,900 $315,000
Land
Lot 3-95 Wenham, Topsfield,   MA 4.43 acres $295,000 $250,000

This representation is based in whole or in part on data supplied by our MLS partners. These entities neither guarantee nor are responsible for data accuracy. Data maintained by MLS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

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