Maureen Harmonay - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage



Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 7/18/2018


31A Bullard Road, Princeton, MA 01541

Single-Family

$635,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Have you ever dreamt of canoeing out to your own private island, where green herons come to nest? Your dreams can come true at this glorious waterfront home on the edge of Snow Pond, where you'll feel at one with nature, no matter the season. This hip-roof ranch offers carefree, open-concept one-level living; its oversized windows frame the views of gently moving waters, with Mt. Wachusett in the background. This lovely home embodies a feeling of casual elegance, with beautifully polished maple and oak floors, custom Woodmeister solid cherry cabinetry, distinctive fireplaces, an interior koi pond, and handsome mahogany doors. The master suite opens to a delightful screened porch, just steps from your own dock. Established perennial gardens and a small ever-blooming wildflower patch grace the tranquil grounds, offering a feast for visiting hummingbirds. Utilities include a high-end Buderus boiler and hot water tank and a heat exchanger for year-round healthy air circulation.
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Categories: New Homes  


Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 7/17/2018

This Condo in Harvard, MA recently sold for $567,450. This Townhouse style home was sold by Maureen Harmonay - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.


35 Lancaster County Road, Harvard, MA 01451

Condo

$584,900
Price
$567,450
Sale Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
2/2
Full/Half Baths
Live in luxury at this beautifully renovated townhome at Harvard Green. With 4 levels of exquisitely appointed living space, this home offers much more than you could buy for this price in a single family residence, including new hardwood floors and built-ins, a breakfast room with banquette overlooking a private covered porch and bluestone patio graced with perennials, blueberries and a pear tree; an elegant upscale kitchen with custom Brookstone cabinetry, granite counters, new Miele dishwasher, under-cabinet lighting and stainless appliances; recently upgraded bathrooms with tiled/glass showers; an expanded master bedroom walk-in closet; radiant-heated master bath; a lower level office with half-bath, and a 3rd floor TV room with its own heating and cooling. There are Calif closets in each of the 3 bedrooms, LED lights throughout, and remote shades on the 1st floor & LL. Enjoy a carefree country lifestyle overlooking soccer fields and the Harvard Park track, trails and playground.






Tags: Harvard   Real estate   01451   Condo  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 7/17/2018

Once you discover your dream house, you probably want to do everything possible to acquire this residence. However, it is important to remain calm, cool and collected as you navigate the homebuying journey. Because if you act too hastily, you risk overspending to purchase your ideal residence.

Let's face it Ė the temptation to submit an offer to purchase your dream home that may require you to break your homebuying budget can be overwhelming. Lucky for you, we're here to help you consider your offer to purchase closely and ensure you provide a competitive homebuying proposal that won't force you to exceed your budget.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you craft a competitive offer to purchase your dream house.

1. Analyze the Housing Market

The real estate market may have major ramifications on the offer you submit to acquire your dream residence, and perhaps it is easy to understand why.

For example, if you are operating in a buyer's market, there likely is an abundance of sellers and a limited number of buyers. If you find your dream house in a buyer's market, you may be able to acquire this residence by submitting an offer to purchase at or near a seller's initial home asking price.

On the other hand, navigating a seller's market may prove to be tricky. In a seller's market, there is a shortage of high-quality houses available and an abundance of buyers. Therefore, if you want to purchase your dream residence in a seller's market, you may need to submit an offer to purchase at or above a seller's initial home asking price.

Consider the housing market closely as you prepare an offer to purchase. If you can differentiate a buyer's market from a seller's one, you can submit an offer to purchase your dream house that falls in line with the current housing market's conditions.

2. Weigh a Home's Strengths and Weaknesses

When it comes to putting together a competitive offer to purchase, it helps to consider a house's strengths and weaknesses. That way, you can account for the costs of any potential home repairs or improvements in your homebuying proposal.

You should consider a home's location as well. For instance, a home in a remote town may prove to be more affordable than a comparable house near a big city. And when you craft an offer to purchase, you should always account for a house's location.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent can help you submit a competitive offer to purchase at any time. This housing market expert is happy to provide a recommendation about how much to offer to acquire your dream home. And if you have homebuying concerns or questions, a real estate agent is ready to respond to them at your convenience.

Want to buy your dream residence? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can avoid the risk of spending too much to acquire your ideal house.




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Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 7/13/2018

This Single-Family in Harvard, MA recently sold for $570,000. This Contemporary style home was sold by Maureen Harmonay - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.


109 Old Mill Road, Harvard, MA 01451

Single-Family

$579,000
Price
$570,000
Sale Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
3
Baths
Fabulous property with 4 stall barn and contemporary home featuring soaring ceilings, skylights and open, sun-filled spaces. The living/dining room offers hardwood floors, exposed brick fireplace and peaceful views of the deck, gardens and barn. A sunroom with brick floor connects to the master bedroom suite and private deck. The kitchen accesses the wrap around deck with above ground pool. Two more bedrooms, two full baths and an office complete the first floor. There is a 3 car garage, under, and fireplace in the lower level offering potential to finish a family room. The 4 stall barn with tack room and full loft has direct turnout to two pastures. There are several horse farms on the street, and one with an indoor ring. The location offers access to conservation fields and trails. Well maintained and ready for its new owners! Enjoy swimming at Bare Hill Pond and excellent Harvard schools!

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Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Maureen Harmonay on 7/10/2018

Your dishwasher is one of the best appliances that you own. It saves you tons of time and aggravation from hand-washing all of the dishes each and every night after dinner. Itís not an appliance that we replace often, so you need to make sure that we maintain it correctly in order to get a good lifespan out of your investment. Taking good care of your appliances can also help to keep up the value of your home when you go to sell it. Homebuyers prefer to have appliances that are updated and well maintained. Below, youíll find some tips for extending the life of your dishwasher. You may not think that an item that cleans needs to be cleaned itself, but thereís plenty of things that you can do to keep your dishwasher clean and working well in order to have sparkling dishes.  


Load It And Use It


This may seem obvious, but itís important to actually use your dishwasher. Running cycles regularly can help you to keep the machine running smoothly and keep away debris and food particles. If you donít have a full load, try and run the dishwasher at least every other day. Youíll save money and energy if you wait to run the washer on a full load, so donít overdo it. You just donít want to go a week or more without running the dishwasher, as it will allow a lot of buildup to occur, making the dishwasher work harder to clean the dishes that are loaded in it.     


To keep the washer running effectively, youíll want to always load it correctly according to the guidelines for your particular dishwasher. For a thorough clean, use a commercial dishwasher cleaner from time to time when you run the washer on its own without any dishes in it. This will keep a stench from building up and allow your dishes to clean more thoroughly.  


Scrape Food Debris


Although your dishwasher and the detergent are equipped to get rid of food debris, scraping food off of plates prior to loading them into the dishwasher can help to prevent damage and maintain proper drainage from the washer itself. The dishes will also come out of the cycle a bit cleaner than if you have left a ton of food and sauce debris on your plates. Scraping the food rather than pre-rinsing the dishes also is a good way to conserve water. While pre-rinsing your dishes may seem like a good idea, over the life of your dishwasher, you can save tens of thousands of gallons of water.