The Mavroules Team - Atlantic Coast Homes



Posted by The Mavroules Team on 1/22/2018

This Condo in Salem, MA recently sold for $394,500. This Townhouse style home was sold by The Mavroules Team - Atlantic Coast Homes.


89 Bridge Street, Salem, MA 01970

Condo

$399,900
Price
$394,500
Sale Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
3
Baths
Look no further, your dream home is here! No expense has been spared in this brand new conversion, located only 0.5 miles from the commuter rail & a short walk to downtown Salem & Collins Cove. Too many high-end finishes to list, including soft close designer cabinets, island with bar and premium grade quartz counters, high ceilings, recessed lighting, stainless steel Maytag appliances including 5 burner gas stove, French door refrigerator & designer lighting. Master bedroom suite features large custom closet plus en-suite bath. NEW: Roof, high efficiency gas forced air furnace with central A/C, plumbing, electrical, foam insulation, windows and doors. Everything has been thought of in this beautifully restored 3 bedroom, 3 bath home, including an OPEN CONCEPT main level, in-unit laundry & off-street parking. Gleaming hardwood floors throughout. All of this in a PET FRIENDLY, maintenance free building, with a very low condo fee. Come experience worry free living at its fine

Similar Properties





Tags: Salem   Real Estate   Condo   01970  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by The Mavroules Team on 1/22/2018

This Multi-Family in Lynn, MA recently sold for $455,000. This style home was sold by The Mavroules Team - Atlantic Coast Homes.


198 Williams Ave, Lynn, MA 01902

Multi-Family

$420,000
Price
$455,000
Sale Price

2
Units
3,132
Approx. GLA
Introducing 198 Williams Ave, this is the multifamily home youíve been waiting for! Great for INVESTOR or OWNER occupant looking for the benefit of additional income. First floor unit has 6 rooms including Kitchen, living room, four bedrooms plus TWO full baths. Second floor unit has two levels with 7 rooms featuring eat in kitchen, large living room-dining room combo, three bedrooms plus full bath. Also features HARDWOOD floors with a walk out balcony. Continuing on the third floor thereís extra living space including two additional bedrooms and a full bath.Bonus 1 Car garage! Come see this home today and make it your own! Open House Sunday Dec 10th Noon - 1:30

Similar Properties





Tags: Real Estate   Lynn   Multi-Family   01902  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by The Mavroules Team on 1/22/2018


183 Lowell, Peabody, MA 01960

Rental

$2,500
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Newly Renovated for 2018 Lead Compliance, Sunsplashed End Unit Townhouse with 3 full bedrooms and two beautiful full baths. Laundry room with washer and dryer in the unit. Beautiful kitchen with all New Appliances and Granite Counters. Hard wood floors throughout! Beautiful yard for barbecuing and relaxing. Easy to show and available now.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

Similar Properties





Tags: Peabody   Real Estate   Rental   01960  
Categories: Price Change  


Posted by The Mavroules Team on 1/19/2018

Saving for a down payment on a home is a long process that requires discipline and organization. But we all know that with so many other things going on in our lives it can be hard to spend enough time focusing on your budget.

Fortunately, there are several tools available to soon-to-be homeowners who want to keep track of their spending and make sure they meet their down payment goals. In this article, weíre going to talk about some of the best budgeting apps, websites, and other tools to help you keep yourself accountable so you can be living in your new home as soon as possible.

Why budget for a down payment?

If youíve saved money in the past for a purchase without a budget you might be wondering why you should go through the effort of creating one now.

However, there are many reasons to have a budget, especially if youíre planning on making an investment as large as a home. Here are just a few:

  • Keeping an accurate budget will let you know almost exactly how much you can expect to save for a down payment

  • Budgeting helps you locate and cut out expenses that would be better used in your savings account

  • Budgeting will give you peace of mind along the road to saving for your down payment

Now that weíve talked about the importance of making a budget, letís talk about some of the best ways to get it done.

YNAB

You Need a Budget, often shortened to YNAB, is one of the most useful tools for learning about and creating a budget. I donít know about you, but I was never formally taught how to budget in school. But, it would have been a useful class to have!

YNAB combines budgeting tools with educational materials to help you save while you learn more about managing money. It can be easy to feel lost when it comes to learning about personal finance--thatís what makes YNAB so great.

Their basic precept is that you ďgive every dollar a job,Ē meaning there wonít be any money in any of your accounts or in your paycheck that doesnít have a purpose. That doesnít mean you canít spend money on yourself every once in awhile, just that youíll have planned ahead for moments so you can manage them.

You Need A Budget is available for Apple, Android, on Alexa and in your browser.

Saving with your spouse

Planning a budget yourself is complicated as it is. But planning together with a spouse can be even more confusing. However, there are ways to effectively make a family budget to save for a down payment.

First, you should both make sure you have individual budgets to make sure you know how much money from each of your incomes can go into savings. Opening a joint savings account and having a certain percentage of your paycheck direct deposited into that account is a good place to start.


From there, monitor your savings for a month to see if you need to alter this number, and try to stick to your monthly savings goal.




Tags: budgeting   down payment  
Categories: Uncategorized  


Posted by The Mavroules Team on 1/12/2018

A nightmare home selling experience is something that every home seller wants to avoid. Fortunately, we're here to teach you the ins and outs of selling a house so that you can minimize the risk of problems that could lead to a nightmare home selling experience.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you avoid a nightmare home selling experience.

1. Study the Real Estate Market Closely

You don't need to be a real estate market expert to find ways to maximize the profits from your home sale. Instead, you can study the real estate market closely and gain the insights that you need to price your house competitively.

Remember, a home seller's goal is to optimize the value of his or her house. To accomplish this goal, it is paramount to establish the right home price from day one. Otherwise, a home seller risks alienating buyers with a price that is too high, or missing out on profits due to a price that is too low.

Take a look at the prices of available houses in your area that are similar to your own. This housing market data will enable you to see how your residence stacks up against the competition so that you can price your house accordingly.

2. Conduct a Home Inspection

A home inspection usually is completed after a home seller accepts a buyer's offer. However, a home seller who conducts an inspection before listing his or her residence can increase the likelihood of a profitable home sale. Perhaps best of all, this home seller can avoid the danger of a buyer requesting home repairs or a price reduction later in the home selling cycle.

During a home inspection, a property expert will evaluate your residence both inside and out. This property expert then will provide a comprehensive report that details his or her findings.

Examine a home inspection report. That way, you can find out about your house's strengths and weaknesses and take the necessary steps to transform various weaknesses into strengths.

3. Hire an Experienced Real Estate Agent

An experienced real estate agent understands exactly what it takes to sell a home, regardless of the current housing market's conditions. As such, this real estate agent can serve as a guide throughout the home selling journey and help you immediately identify and resolve any potential home selling hurdles.

For example, an experienced real estate agent can provide you with a wealth of housing market data before you list your residence. This housing market professional will help you make sense of assorted real estate data and ensure that you can establish a competitive price for your house. He or she also will promote your house to the right groups of buyers and help you enjoy a quick, seamless home sale.

When it comes to selling your home, there is no need to leave anything to chance. Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you can avoid a nightmare home selling experience.




Categories: Uncategorized  




Tags