The Varano Realty Group - Needham MA Real Estate


Posted by Adriano Varano on 1/23/2020


3920 Mystic Valley Pkwy, Medford, MA 02155

Rental

$2,650
Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Move-in April 1st. Bright and recently updated Mystic River Park Condominium Unit!! Updated bathrooms, updated kitchen, all new appliances, new wood flooring and freshly painted. Walking distance to Wegman's and other shops, Assembly Row and minutes to Wellington Station. Living room features sliders to the balcony with a side view of the park, dining room area with walk-in closet, master bedroom with walk-in closet and full master bath with ceramic tile floor, 2nd full bath with ceramic tile floor and a laundry closet with washer and dryer. The complex features a 24-hour concierge, indoor heated in ground pool, exercise room with sauna, racquetball courts and designer club room!
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Tags: Real Estate   Rental   Medford   02155  
Categories: New Homes  


Posted by Adriano Varano on 1/23/2020

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When youíre relocating you search for a property and learn the real estate market in your new area. Are you also looking at what the general cost of living is in your new city? The cost of living can be very different from state to state and city to city. Here are some common daily expenses you may want to research as part of your relocation planning. 

Groceries

The cost of groceries and home goods can vary drastically from place to place. If youíre moving to a new city or state your general cost of goods may increase or decrease depending on where you move. This is a cost many people donít consider when thinking about the affordability of a new area. The price of milk might be 50% more or even double the cost from where you live now. The same shampoo you purchase in California might be half of the cost in Arizona. A change in sales tax will also make a difference in what you pay for goods. To gather information about how this may impact you, check into a few retail stores in your target area (or online if you canít be local) and make some price comparisons based on the products you purchase regularly.

Transportation

Gas prices can make a difference to your monthly costs. On the coasts, prices can be as high as $4.00 or more per gallon, but in the Midwest and South prices can be under $2.00 a gallon. If youíre moving to a location where gas prices increase consider those additional fill-ups when determining what commute you can manage. Is it most cost-effective for you to live further away from your workplace in a less expensive home? Does it make more sense to find a home closer to work allowing for a shorter commute or the use of a public transportation option? Consider also the amount of time youíre willing to spend on your commute each day.

Food and Entertainment

The amount you spend on entertainment and dining each month may change when you move. In some places a higher minimum wage is set for service industry workers, so a lower tip percentage is common. In other locations the service industry wage is quite low, so a higher tip percentage is the norm. Explore the activities you enjoy while you house hunt to get a better idea of what differences you might experience in your new location.

Services

Finally, the cost of general services can affect your bottom line. From your new hairdresser to housekeeping services to home repair companies you could see a change in pricing. If you frequently use these types of services or would like to, consider how the average cost for them fits into your monthly budget. 

These cost differences may not seem like a big factor, but they can impact your monthly expenses. If youíre moving to a more affordable place you may save enough on basic goods and services that you can increase your mortgage budget. However, if youíre relocating to a city with a higher cost of living, you may need to revisit your monthly budget to see what you can really afford.




Categories: Relocating  


Posted by Adriano Varano on 1/16/2020

A home inspection is a valuable opportunity for a property buyer. If a homebuyer knows how to plan for an inspection, he or she should have no trouble getting the most out of this opportunity.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready for a home inspection.

1. Hire an Expert Home Inspector

Not all home inspectors are created equal. And if you make a poor home inspector selection, you risk missing out on potential problems that may result in costly, time-intensive home repairs down the line.

When it comes to finding the right home inspector, it pays to be diligent. As such, it is crucial to allocate time and resources to conduct an extensive search for an expert house inspector. Because if you have a qualified home inspector at your side, you can get the support you need to perform an in-depth property evaluation.

Ask a home inspector for client referrals before you make your final decision. That way, you can find out what past clients have to say about a home inspector and determine if this professional is the right choice for you.

2. Attend Your Home Inspection

Although you are not required to attend your home inspection, it generally is a good idea to walk through a property with a professional inspector. By doing so, you may be able to gain insights that won't necessarily appear in your house inspection report.

You may want to take notes during your home inspection as well. If you remain diligent throughout your home inspection, you can understand a house's strengths and weaknesses. And as a result, you'll be better equipped than ever before to decide whether to move forward with a home purchase.

3. Ask Questions

There is no need to leave anything to chance, especially when you buy a house. Thus, if you have concerns or questions during a home inspection, address them immediately.

Remember, a home inspector is happy to respond to any of your property concerns or questions. He or she can provide honest, unbiased responses to your queries and help you make an informed decision about a house purchase.

As you prepare for a home inspection, you may want to consult with a real estate agent too. This housing market professional can offer recommendations and suggestions to help you get ready for a home inspection and put you in touch with the top home inspectors in your area. Plus, a real estate agent will help you review a house inspection report so you can determine whether to proceed with a home purchase.

For those who want to get the most out of a house inspection, you may want to prepare as much as possible. Thanks to the aforementioned tips, you can streamline the home inspection preparation process. Then, you can enter a home inspection with a plan in hand and use this evaluation to decide if a house will be able to serve you well both now and in the future.





Posted by Adriano Varano on 1/15/2020


39 Riverside Street, Needham, MA 02494

Condo

$839,000
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome home to Needham newest development! This beautiful new construction townhouse with open floor plan is the one you've been waiting for! The feature include 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms & lots of windows throughout. Main floor has an open layout with eat-in kitchen, family room and half bath. Second level has a great master suite with large walk-in closet, second bedroom & full bath. The third level has bedroom with walk in closet. The lower level has an additional bedroom & den with full bath and laundry room. Close to public transportation, restaurants, shops and easy highway access.
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Saturday
January 18 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Posted by Adriano Varano on 1/15/2020


39 Riverside Street, Needham, MA 02494

Condo

$839,000
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome home to Needham newest development! This beautiful new construction townhouse with open floor plan is the one you've been waiting for! The feature include 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms & lots of windows throughout. Main floor has an open layout with eat-in kitchen, family room and half bath. Second level has a great master suite with large walk-in closet, second bedroom & full bath. The third level has bedroom with walk in closet. The lower level has an additional bedroom & den with full bath and laundry room. Close to public transportation, restaurants, shops and easy highway access.
Open House
Saturday
January 18 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 39 Riverside Street, Needham, MA 02494    Get Directions

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Tags: Real Estate   Open House   Condo   Needham   02494  
Categories: Open House  




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