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Lending A Helping Hand To One Of Our Builder Partners In Worcester.

The Palmer Group When asked to help one of our builder partners sell a home they were having difficulty selling we jumped at the opportunity. The builder had purchased the home from a customer as a potential remodeling project.  The home was in need of extensive renovation but offered an exciting blend of charm and character. After several months of work the home had a new modern kitchen with granite counters and new appliances.  The bathrooms were all redone, new windows throughout, new roof, and... Continue Reading >

Exciting Weston Remodeling Partnership Project at 33 Sunset Rd.

The Palmer Group We uncovered this wonderful good bones home in Weston for one of our investment partners who purchased the home for $1,050,000. The home was listed for sale in need of extensive renovation and repair.  The home was originally a ranch style home that underwent a previous renovation to become a colonial. Our investor partner provided the capital to purchase the home in the hopes of turning a profit at the end of an extensive renovation.  The Weston market remains very hot and this... Continue Reading >

7 Rodney Terrace In Northborough Sold In A Bidding War – 35k Over Asking.

The Palmer Group 7 Rodney Terrace listed for $384,900 and sold  in the first weekend for $420,000. This was one of our classic home owner partnership opportunities. The home owner knowing that their home needed significant improvement to sell contacted us to structure a partnership opportunity.  We told them we had a builder client looking for a remodeling project willing to partner with a home owner bringing the construction cost to the table and sharing in any profits made between the two parties above an... Continue Reading >

Diamond In The Rough In Sterling MA.

The Palmer Group Hard to believe you can buy a home in Massachusetts with almost an acre of property for $77,600. I sold this home to one of my dear friends after weeks of us researching the details of this foreclosure.  The home was being sold as is and my client plans to live in the home and completely remodel the property.  He is a carpenter by trade so I am sure with some sweat equity he will have this home looking great in... Continue Reading >

20 South Ave, Unit 305 Great Natick Center Condo Sold To Client $445,000.

The Palmer Group After helping our client sell their Dover home of 23 years we were able to help them downsize to this wonderful Natick Center condo. Single level living welcomed her in this luxury condo building with a short walk to everything including summer concerts on town Common, boutique restaurants, shops and MBTA Rail to Boston.  With panoramic cityscape views from throughout this 5 year old unit and it's penthouse like setting.  Elevators connect you to Reception Lobby and two deeded parking spaces... Continue Reading >

Short Sale Flip To Our Client For $169,000, Leedham St. Attleboro, MA.

The Palmer Group   We recently helped a client with a downsize as she transitioned from a decent sized four bedroom Colonial in Norfolk to a completely renovated condo in a very convenient location close to her work.  Interestingly the home was recently purchased as a short sale and completely updated prior to going on the market. Timing is everything and we were able to get our client in at an early stage and successfully purchase this home.       Continue Reading >

$920,000 Tear Down, Weston Southside, 58 Sherburn Circle.

The Palmer Group   This property sold to a builder client who is planning on building a brand new house on the property.  Recently, there have been several new homes constructed in this very popular southside Weston neighborhood.  Stay tuned for more details on the new home to be constructed.      Continue Reading >

Great Rehab Project Sold $1,550,000 – Weston Southside Colonial – 24 Sylvan Lane.

The Palmer Group   On a quiet lane in a prime south side neighborhood, this Swiedler colonial featured five bedrooms, two and one half baths, a finished basement, in-ground pool with surrounding patio, and an oversized three car garage.  The beautifully landscaped lot was a large level parcel consisting of 2.4 acres.  The house is set back from the road providing a nice private setting.  The property was offered “as is” and our clients looked at it as both a potential rehab project and... Continue Reading >

Beware Of Zillow And The Accuracy Of Zestimates.

The Palmer Group We've been telling clients for a long time Zillow and Zestimates can be very inaccurate.  In this recently published article the CEO of Zillow admits to the inaccuracies with the data on his company's site and others go on to point out the bigger problem when combining nationalized data with localized data. LA Times February 8, 2015   /  Reporting from Washington Inaccurate Zillow 'Zestimates' a source of conflict over home prices When "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell asked the chief executive... Continue Reading >

Historic Weston Massachusetts Neighborhood Sale, Silver Hill Road.

The Palmer Group   After partnering with this customer to buy two run down cottages in adjoining lots we co-developed two single family homes on the lots and successfully sold them.  The new additions to the neighborhood increased the value of this property and allowed us to sell it for top dollar maximizing our clients investment.   Continue Reading >