Posted by Marie Presti on 10/1/2018

This Condo in Saugus, MA recently sold for $230,000. This Low-Rise style home was sold by Marie Presti - The Presti Group, Inc..


10 Austin Ct, Saugus, MA 01906

Condo

$219,900
Price
$230,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Commuter's Dream! This 2-Bedroom Condo is the perfect investment/ owner-occupied unit, less than 1 mile from Rte1, minutes from Square One Mall, and only 10 miles from Boston! This freshly painted 2nd floor unit offers a refinished full bath as well as amazing closet space and hardwood floors throughout. The large living room leads to 2 spacious bedrooms, and offers tons of natural light. Shared building entrance as well as own street entrance leading to the eat-in kitchen! One assigned parking spot in front of building.






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Posted by Marie Presti on 9/30/2018

There is always an undeniable appeal to move into a brand new home. After all, there shouldn’t be any problems with a new construction home, right? While shiny new appliances and brand new flooring can be appealing, there are many advantages to buying an older home.


The Price


It may seem obvious, but older homes are less expensive than newer homes. You might be able to get a bit more for your money if you decide to buy an older home. 


Construction Quality


Older homes tend to have a bit better quality in their construction. Some aspects of older construction homes cannot even be reproduced with all of the technology that we have in the present day. It’s often true that “they don’t build homes like they used to.” Certain building materials of the past are actually more sturdy than the materials that are used in the present day. Older homes have stood the test of time for a reason! 


The Location Is An Established Neighborhood


If you’re not looking to move into an up and coming neighborhood, you could be better off buying an older construction home. You’ll know that a neighborhood has already been established and that people have enjoyed living in the area for years before you got there when you find an older home to purchase. In finding a neighborhood, you’ll look at the important factors like the school district, the walkability of the area and the crime rate. Older homes tend to be in more stable areas. Keep that in mind. 


Older Homes Have More Personality


Sure, you could move into a street with new construction and be happy there. Yet, if you move into an older home, you will find a lot of advantages. The landscaping may be more well-established, allowing you to find your favorite features on the outside of the home right when you move in. In a new home, it could take years to establish the same type of curb appeal that you’ll get from moving into an older home.    

 

There’s More Space In An Older Home


An older home may afford you much more yard space and overall square footage. As the world gets more and more developed, space runs short. Older homes were constructed at times when space was at a maximum. These homes were built on larger lots, giving homeowners the advantage of more space. 


While you may think that buying a new construction home is the way to go, older homes offer many different things that newer construction homes just can’t bring to the table. Broaden your search and look for older homes, you could be very surprised!   






Posted by Marie Presti on 9/27/2018


25 Centre St, Dover, MA 02030

Land

$699,900
Price

1.00
Acres
Residential
Land Type
Best bargain in Dover! Great potential for a developer. Currently used as a 3br 1ba bungalow. Homes a few lots down are new construction 5 bedrooms and selling for $1.7M and above. Buyer should do their own due diligence. Located in a desirable area of Dover close to the center of town, library, schools, trails and park, minutes from downtown Wellesley and Needham, and close to 128. Property backs up to the Bay Colony Rail Trail. Also listed as a single family. See MLS 72320706.
Open House
Sunday
September 30 at 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
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Location: 25 Centre St, Dover, MA 02030    Get Directions






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Posted by Marie Presti on 9/27/2018


25 Centre St, Dover, MA 02030

Single-Family

$699,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Best bargain in Dover! A 3br, single family home with turn of the century charm on an acre of land close to the center of town, library, schools, trails and park, minutes from downtown Wellesley and Needham, and close to 128. Updated kitchen with propane gas stove and updated bath, living room open to dining room, hardwood floors throughout, recessed lights, large deck over a 2 car garage. Backed up to the Bay Colony Rail Trail. Full unfinished basement with great potential. Get into Dover for the schools (high school rated 10 out of 10 on greatschools.org) and expand over time! Great potential for a developer. Also listed as land. See MLS 72320762.
Open House
Sunday
September 30 at 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
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Location: 25 Centre St, Dover, MA 02030    Get Directions






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Posted by Marie Presti on 9/24/2018


29 Foster St, Danvers, MA 01923

Single-Family

$504,900
Price

9
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Meticulously maintained ranch with 2-3br's, two full baths, living room, newer dining room and an open layout. A custom built full finished basement with guest room, office, bar, full high end bath and large family room with a custom entertainment center and a walkout to the side yard. French drain around house. Central air throughout first floor. A very private patio area, including a hot tub, is surrounded by trees and a night lighted landscaped garden. Two driveways for plenty of parking. Heated sunroom offers large windows and skylights. Connected to town sewer/water. Owner converted to efficient gas heating. Close to route 128 (<3 minutes), Danversport Marina (< 3 minutes), and shopping. Beverly beaches less than 3 miles away. House was originally a 3br but prior owner combined two bedrooms making a large master.
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