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Posted by Cindy Gordon on 6/6/2018

This Condo in Westborough, MA recently sold for $335,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Cindy Gordon - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.


2 Treetop Park, Westborough, MA 01581

Condo

$329,000
Price
$335,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Don't miss out on this fabulous, tastefully remodeled unit in The Treetop Park Condominium Complex. A generous sized deck leads to the fabulous living/dining/kitchen area featuring gorgeous new floors, updated cabinets, new granite countertops, new stainless appliances. There is a brand new half bath with a space saving pocket door on the main living level as well. The second floor features 2 spacious bedroom suites. The master boasts a walk in closet (with attic access for additional storage) and a fabulous remodeled bathroom. Bedroom #2, also a great size, has its own remodeled bathroom. The seller has replaced all the windows, including the slider, for you as well. Let's not forget the 2 car garage and additional parking in your own driveway! This complex is professionally managed and well maintained. First showings at open house on Saturday, 4/7/18, 2-4 p.m. and Sunday, 4/8/18, 12-2 p.m.

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Posted by Cindy Gordon on 5/13/2018

If youíre looking to buy a property in the near future, you may be considering a condominium as a part of your search criteria. Thereís so much to consider when you are deciding on whether to buy a condo or a traditional home. Condos can be great for the right buyers. You just need to be sure that your needs will be met by purchasing a condo. Hopefully, laying out the pros and cons will help you to make an informed decision thatís right for you.

The Positives

Thereís many great pros to buying a condo. For people who seek security and easy upkeep living, buying a condo can be great for the following reasons:   

Security: Many condominiums offer gated communities with security staff on duty. In this way, living in a condo gives you a special sort of safe community feel. 

Amenities: Condos also offer many different kinds of perks for owners. These can include a pool, a clubhouse, or community events. You wonít get all of these unique benefits living in a traditional house.

Maintenance: You donít have to worry about maintaining your home or the surrounding areas. In a condo, someone else takes care of it for you! When your heating unit fails, it will be taken care of. This is one of the great benefits to this style of home.  

Accessible prices: Condos are much more affordable than homes in many places.  Purchasing a condo can be a great first step to home ownership.   

The Negatives


HOA Fees: All of the amenities that condos carry come at a price. You as the homeowner cover the costs of maintenance and security in the community. This fee is paid on top of your mortgage payment. In some cases, the association fees can vary widely, so plan your finances accordingly. 

Privacy: Living in a condo is similar to living in an apartment. Thereís a lack of privacy that exists when youíre sharing walls with your neighbors. Youíll hear people going up and down the halls and fellow owners will be around you 24 hours a day. If you enjoy your privacy and space, condo living may not be for you. 

Selling: If you have seen one condo in a specific complex, you have seen them all. Thatís what makes selling a condo difficult at times. If a building has more empty units than not, the condo may be more difficult to sell. Keep this in mind when youíre searching.   

Condos Have Rules: Living in a condo means youíre living under the managementís rules. You may not to be able to install the technology that you want like solar panels and satellite TV under the community regulations, for example. A condominium's home owner association may limit things like what you can do in your yard or hang on your door.

In Summary

The decision to buy a condo over a single family home is a big one. Thereís many different things that need to be considered on an individual basis for your choice to be complete. Look at your decision from all angles. A condo could be a great pathway to home ownership for many people.       





Posted by Cindy Gordon on 5/6/2018

Want to add your condo to the real estate market? As a condo seller, you'll want to do everything possible to prep your residence so you can streamline the property selling process. Fortunately, we're here to help you do just that.

Here are three tips to help you simplify the condo selling process.

1. Conduct a Property Appraisal

What you paid for your condo a few years ago is unlikely to match what your residence is worth today. Therefore, a condo seller should conduct a property appraisal to understand the true value of his or her residence.

A property appraisal may prove to be exceedingly valuable for a condo seller. This appraisal ensures a property expert will examine your residence both inside and out and help you uncover any problems with your condo. Then, you can allocate the necessary time and resources to complete any condo repairs or mainteanance to boost your property's value.

With a property appraisal, you can learn about your condo's strengths and weaknesses and plan accordingly. You'll also be able to establish a "fair" price for your home based on your property's condition.

2. Declutter Your Condo

For condo sellers, decluttering a property is paramount. With a clutter-free condo, you can make it easy for condo buyers to envision what life would be like if they purchase your residence.

To declutter a condo effectively, you'll first want to remove any personal belongings from your property. Antiques, photographs and other personal belongings can be put in storage until your condo sells.

Furthermore, don't forget to clean your condo's interior as much as possible. A pristine interior can boost your condo's chances of making a positive first impression on property buyers as soon as they walk through the front door.

If you need extra help with condo cleaning, don't hesitate to hire a professional cleaning company. By doing so, you may be able to transform an ordinary condo into an awe-inspiring property.

3. Work with a Real Estate Agent

When it comes to selling a condo, why should you be forced to leave anything to chance? Conversely, work with a real estate agent, and you can take the guesswork out of selling your condo.

A real estate agent with condo selling experience understands what it takes to promote a residence to the right groups of property buyers. This real estate professional will go the extra mile to ensure you can move quickly and effortlessly through the condo selling process.

For example, a real estate agent will set up condo showings and open houses. These events will make it easy to showcase your residence to property buyers and increase your chances of receiving multiple offers on your condo.

A real estate agent also serves as a housing market expert. He or she will be ready to respond to any condo selling queries, at any time. That way, you can receive the support you need to make informed condo selling decisions.

Leverage these tips, and you can simplify the condo selling process.





Posted by Cindy Gordon on 2/26/2018

This Condo in Hopkinton, MA recently sold for $452,450. This Townhouse style home was sold by Cindy Gordon - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.


1 Autumn Ridge Drive, Hopkinton, MA 01748

Condo

$549,900
Price
$452,450
Sale Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Better than new! This gorgeous, light filled and spacious Morgan town home was loaded with $65k of upgrades and then became even more exquisite with owner's 2016 remodeling. Hardwood floors throughout first floor living areas! Magnificent kitchen w/ upgraded cherry cabinetry, newer island,quartz counter tops, glass tile back splash,stainless appliances & 5 burner gas stove. Kitchen is open to the Great Room with custom fireplace & extra windows, which leads to composite deck with pretty views. An elegant Dining Room with wainscoting and bay window is perfect for holiday entertaining. First floor master suite has upscale bathroom w/ travertine tiled shower and floor, marble topped dual sink vanity, soaking tub. Upstairs you'll find a bedroom, sleeping quarter, full bath & large loft area, great for an office and/or den area. The large walk-out Basement with sliders & windows is ready to finish. See list of all the upgrades which make this home special! It's move-in ready for you!

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Posted by Cindy Gordon on 12/22/2017

This Condo in Northborough, MA recently sold for $275,000. This Detached style home was sold by Cindy Gordon - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.


61 Deacon St, Northborough, MA 01532

Condo

$279,900
Price
$275,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
NEW PRICE makes this home a great value! Seeking ONE FLOOR LIVING on a private lot? This one owner home in the desirable Birchwood Adult Community may be the one! Visit this well kept home that has everything you need on one floor- open living space living/dining, Eat-in kitchen, master bedroom with full bath and walk-in closet, two more bedrooms (that could be used as office, den and laundry with an one car attached garage. Many unit upgrades including hardwood floors in living areas and master BD, tiled entry and baths, recessed lighting,ceiling fan. A large full walk-out basement could be finished if you need more room! Situated at the end of a dead end street, this lot provides a tranquil and private setting w/ wooded views from your deck and indoors. Close to shopping, dining, highways. Don't miss this one!

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