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Wellesley Recent Home Sale, Manor Avenue. $820,000 Down-size.

The Palmer Group When the kids have grown up it is time to down-size.  That is exactly why our customer bought this home with great upside potential in the detached garage. Modern living with storybook charm!  Updated Colonial situated on a level landscaped lot in desirable neighborhood. This home offers a spacious living room with fireplace, custom cabinet-packed kitchen with gas cook-top, upgraded appliances and breakfast bar. Dining room adjoins kitchen and has access to lovely screened-in porch which overlooks picturesque backyard and patio. The... Continue Reading >

Under Agreement By The Palmer Group – More Than $8M In Two Separate Land Deals

The Palmer Group   Under Agreement - Two Significant Land Parcels in Weston and Dover totaling more than $8M in sales for The Palmer Group. The Palmer Group recently had the pleasure of putting two significant parcels of land under agreement in Dover and Weston with one of our large Regional Developers.  A 27+ acre parcel of gorgeous farm land property located in a very convenient location of Dover and an approximate 5 Acre wooded parcel of level and dry land in Weston.  Both properties offer... Continue Reading >

Sellers – Don’t Leave Money on the Table.

The Palmer Group How to Maximize Your Profits while Selling Your Home in a Challenging Market Every seller has important questions: Is now a good time to sell? Should I repair or update my home prior to selling? Are there certain things I should or shouldn’t do prior to selling? How do I get the most amount of money from my investment? Turning to your local Realtor might help you answer the first question, “Is now a good time to sell?”  However, most Realtors don’t have any experience updating, developing, and building houses for a living. The experienced real... Continue Reading >

Hey Sellers, What Have We Always Been Saying? Listed for $1.1M+ sold for $2M

The Palmer Group In our 30 plus years in the business we've always said to sellers there is really only one mistake you can make in real estate.  We tell sellers you can never under price your home and the only mistake you can really make is overpricing the home. Most sellers tend to challenge us a little bit on this statement.  They are fearful that if they price it to low they might have to sell it at that price.  We always tell them no matter... Continue Reading >

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 >