For Those Who Demand a Higher Level of Service

Whether you are a buyer or a seller, the goal is the same.  You want the best real estate representation you can find to help guide you through the home buying or selling process.

Our question is, “Why settle for just a realtor when you can choose a team of highly skilled professionals who are not only experienced realtors but also accomplished home building and remodeling experts?”

In today’s market, every buyer and seller needs that extra edge.  Let our 30 years of experience put you in the best position possible.  Whether you’re buying, building, remodeling, or preparing to sell your home, we would welcome the opportunity to work with you.

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Is Your Massachusetts Home Not Selling? Don’t Be Afraid To Ask For A Second Opinion.

Why Is my Metro West Massachusetts Home Not Selling? Time for a second opinion.

Sellers ask us all the time to provide them with a second opinion. Whe the market is  challenging, sellers search for reasons why their home isn't selling.    Since selling happens on average only two or three times in a lifetime you need to consult with experts who have been selling homes for years.  Here's a recent example highlighting a common problem for sellers: We were referred to a prospect in Weston by...Continue Reading!

How To Avoid Missing Out On The Best Real Estate Properties In Massachusetts.

16 Albion Rd, Wellesley, MA Teardown.

  We've been in this business a long time...over 30 years.  Most realtors prefer the standard route to selling: list on MLS, advertise the property, host open houses, and eventually receive an offer. We are not your typical realtors and we'll prove it by letting you in on a secret.   You wouldn't believe how many homes get sold without ever being listed. Having worked in the residential real estate industry...Continue Reading!

Five Essential Tips To Avoid First Time Home Buyer Rookie Mistakes.

First Time Massachusetts Home Buyers Rookie Mistakes.

  After thirty years in the business, we've seen our share of "rookie mistakes".  This post will reveal some typical "rookie mistakes" that homebuyers make and give you some tips on how to avoid them. 1.  Research first, representation second.  What do we mean by this?  Most first-time homebuyers don't research who they are going to be working with.  They start the process by attending open houses and eventually meeting a broker...Continue Reading!

How Do You Spot A Decent Kitchen Cabinet?

204 Grove St. Wellesley MA Commonwealth Estates Renovation

To the trained eye of a Realtor/Builder like Commonwealth Estates Residential Brokerage it's easy to spot the makings of a good kitchen cabinet.  If you know what to look for you can spot a stock cabinet kitchen, a semi-custom kitchen, or a true custom kitchen.  Below we give you a quick overview of the differences between the three and we also provide you with important...Continue Reading!

56 Winding River Rd, Needham MA Frontage On The Charles River. $900,000

56 Winding River Rd, Needham MA New Construction Real Estate For Sale.

  56 Winding River Rd, Needhm MA.Sold for $900,000  We had the priveledge of selling this home to one of our builder clients looking for a remodeling project to fix up and sell. They got a great deal on this home paying $900,000 for a beautiful property with frontage on the Charles River. A similar home a few doors down on the same street sold for $1,200.000 and it was much smaller (4 bedrooms instead of...Continue Reading!

Stop Throwing Money Out Your Homes Old Windows.

Massachusetts Residential Real Estate Remodeling Tips.

  If you're like a lot of our clients, you've probably had the discussion regarding your old windows. With heating costs on the rise, I'm sure you've thought about whether it's time to replace aging, drafty windows with efficient, tight-fitting ones. In addition to reducing your energy bill, new windows can make your home more comfortable, quiet, and attractive. But, we always tell clients don't expect to recoup your...Continue Reading!

Does It Take A Special Breed Of Realtor To Sell A Luxury Home?

What Does It Really Take To Sell Homes?

  Yes.  We believe it does take a special type of realtor to handle the intricacies of selling a luxury home. Your home is your castle.  You've probably spent serious money over the years updating your home with the highest quality materials and technologies. With higher priced homes, you have a much smaller pool of potential buyers.  To be successful selling your home it must stand out in a crowd. As a...Continue Reading!

Can A Roof Make A Statement? Learn How.

Selling Your Massachusetts Home Need to Know Roofing Options.

Having been in the remodeling and building business for over 30 years we feel very strongly that the type of roofing material that you use can make a real statement about your home. The type of roofing material can project charm, character, elegance, richness, or a feeling of quality construction.  What's the Best Roofing Option For Your Home? Right now there are more roofing options in the marketplace...Continue Reading!

Insider Secrets To Purchasing Massachusetts House Plans On-Line.

Massachusetts Home Building And Remodeling Plans.

What We Have Learned In Our 30 Years of Building and Remodeling About On-Line Home Plans. If you are building a brand new house you might already have a plan in mind or you might be able to find a stock house plan on the Internet. There are lots of Internet sites (DreamHomeSource) where you can look for stock house plans and because they sell these plans...Continue Reading!

Why We Sell Tired Homes Better Than Anyone In Massachusetts.

14 Arden Rd, Wellesley MA New Construction Home For Sale.

This slow real estate market has brought us a lot of referrals and listings. With so much inventory and very little selling, every seller is looking for a competitive edge - especially when their home is tired and outdated. The typical reactive broker approach is to take your listing, post it in MLS, put out a sign, advertise the property, conduct a few open houses, and hope...Continue Reading!