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New Listing in the Coveted Silver Hill Neighborhood of Weston $1,749,000

The Palmer Group Located in the heart of the coveted Silver Hill neighborhood of Weston this lovely colonial home is warm and inviting and filled with lots of natural light.  The home sits majestically on a picturesque lot with gorgeous perennial gardens and stone walls.  This five bedroom five full bath colonial features an elegant entry with curved front stairs.  Beautifully detailed formal living room with floor to ceiling bookcases, crown moldings, French doors,  and extra large windows.  The large formal dinning room... Continue Reading >

Great New Listing in Maple Park Estates – Norfolk, Ma $859,500

The Palmer Group Great new listing in the beautiful Maple Park Estates area of Norfolk.  This impeccably cared for, custom constructed home is sited graciously on a picturesque lot. With terrific curb appeal and a stately, but inviting architectural style, the home sits amidst mature trees and professional plantings. The interior is defined by superior craftsmanship including a custom chef's kitchen, "heavy" stone fireplace, detailed architectural trim work with built-ins, and hardwood floors throughout the first level.  Discriminating buyers will find the elegant yet warm floor... Continue Reading >

Wykeham Road, Newton MA Home Sale $2,000,000.

The Palmer Group Dear Mike and Jim, It was a wrenching decision to sell our home of 36 years.  On the advise of dear friends, we called you to help with the sale.  You were the perfect choice.  Your helpful demeanor and your wide marketing knowledge were invaluable.  You brought a wide range of potential buyers, not merely lookers, and could relate to their wishes as well as ours.  With your help we were able to sell our home in weeks for the price we thought correct.   Furthermore, you... Continue Reading >

Knollwood Drive, Dover MA Home Sale $785,000.

The Palmer Group Dear Mike and Jim, I seldom open mail from realtors, there must have been an angel on my shoulder the day I got your letter telling me you were a different kind of realtor. A quick phone call found an understanding ear at the other end. Being single the thought of selling a house you have lived in for almost 30 years can be overwhelming to say the least. You walked me through the whole process and not only sold my house quickly for excellent... Continue Reading >

13 Essential Steps To Follow When Hiring A Contractor.

The Palmer Group   When you can, get a referral from someone you trust.  Check references.  If possible, see jobs the contractor has completed. Ask your town's building department to see if they know of your contractor and ask about their reputation.  They will let you know If there are any red flags.  Lastly, check with the Better Business Bureau or the local Chamber of Commerce for complaints against the contractor. Get at least three written estimates on any job.  We do not always choose the lowest; we choose the contractor we trust the most to get ... Continue Reading >

Critical Steps You Should Do Before Listing Your Home For Sale.

The Palmer Group   Have your home inspected before putting it on the market.  This proactive step could save you thousands of dollars.  A pre-sale home inspector can give you a good indication of the trouble areas that will stand out to potential buyers, and you’ll be able to make repairs before open houses begin. Get replacement estimates for expensive repair items that are worn out or will need to be replaced soon.  Is your roof in need of repair, furnace past it useful life, or hard wood floors... Continue Reading >

Why You Should List Your Massachusetts Home Over The Holiday’s.

Ten great reasons to sell your Massachusetts home during the Holiday Season. 1. By selling now, you may have an opportunity to be a non-contingent buyer during the Spring, when many more houses are on the market for less money! This will allow you to sell high and buy low. 2. You can sell now for more money and we will provide for a delayed closing or extended occupancy until early next year. 3. Even though your house will be on the market, you... Continue Reading >

Exciting New Listing – 16 Knollwood Drive In Dover MA.

The Palmer Group   List Date 6/20/2013 16 Knollwood Road, Dover MA 02030 $814,000  Style: Colonial      Rooms: 9  Bedrooms: 4       Baths: 2f, 1h  Living Area: 3066      Acres: 1.02 (44639)    Year Built: 1972  Remarks:  Looking for a "Diamond in the Rough?"  This well maintained Classic New England Colonial has been cherished and enjoyed for years and awaits new owners.  Perched on a private lot in one of Dover's best neighborhoods.  Home has great potential and offers deceiving space with large fireplace family room and bonus great room, elegant living & dining rms, large kitchen. Ask... Continue Reading >

Buying A Home Does Not Have To Be A Stressful Event.

The Palmer Group   When buying a home you need to be serious and do your research.  But it should also be an exciting and fun time in your life.  We like our clients to have some fun as they search for their dream home.  If you follow these 10 tips, the process can be less stressful as well as enjoyable.   You have to accept the fact that there is no “right” time to buy, just as there’s no perfect time to sell.  If you see a home you... Continue Reading >

Bidding Wars Return – Norfolk Street, Holliston MA – $384,000.

The Palmer Group As we entered the spring market things started to heat up in lower first time home buyer price ranges in most of the towns we cover, (Holliston, Medfield, Sherborn, Dover, Weston, Wellesley, Newton, Needham, Westwood, Natick, Wayland, Lincoln.)  Like many brokers we were starting to see Bidding Wars Return and 630 Norfolk Street in Holliston was a perfect example.  Although the house had been well maintained and some updating had been done it was on a main road with no garage.  With... Continue Reading >