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Insider Secrets To Purchasing Massachusetts House Plans On-Line.

The Palmer Group 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 more than once they are relatively inexpensive compared to hiring an architect. The thing I would... Continue Reading >

Reasons Why We Prefer Hydro Air Systems For New England Homes.

The Palmer Group Hydro air heating systems are becoming increasingly popular in the New England area. We've installed Hydro Air systems in many of our projects and we are big fans of the technology.  The concept of hydro air is not new, and it has existed for most of this century.  I am not an engineer so my apologies.  I will attempt to break this down into laymans terms so you get an understanding of a Hydro Air System. A hydro air system is a combination of a... Continue Reading >

Sellers Don’t Be Fooled. Not Every Realtor can be #1. Can They?

The Palmer Group Have you ever picked up one of those beautiful lifestyle magazines like Weston/Wellesley Magazine and noticed how many real estate ads have claims to be the "Number One Realtor" in the market? Maybe they are claiming that they are "number one in 2010 or 2011.  Perhaps  they are number one in a single town like Weston.  Maybe they are top realtor for listings, or working with buyers, or even number one within their own large firm. Unfortunately for sellers there is no one to... Continue Reading >

Magically Transformed – 204 Grove Street, Wellesley

The Palmer Group   List Date 10/7/2011 204 Grove Street, Wellesley MA 02482 - $2,195,000 Style: Colonial      Rooms: 12      Bedrooms: 6      Baths: 3f, 1h Living Area: 5000      Acres: .72 (31181)    Year Built: 1973 Eight years ago we had the priveledge of remodeling this well built home as one of our very own projects.  We sold the remodeled home to one of our clients and now they are in the process of downsizing and we get the unique honor to market the home for a second time. (more…)... Continue Reading >

Where Do You Go To Find A Good Massachusetts Home Builder?

The Palmer Group This is a very good question. If you’ve ever spent time trying to research good builder’s you would know it’s not easy.  You could check with a professional builder association, but that doesn’t guarantee a good builder.  It just guarantees they paid their membership fees.  You can ask friends and relatives, but what if your job is very different and requires different skills ? After working as a developer and realtor for over 30 years, we’ve  seen builders come and go.  As... Continue Reading >

How We Saved Our Client One Million Dollars In Wellesley, MA.

The Palmer Group We began working with this particular client back in 2010.  They were a very nice young couple looking to build their dream home in Wellesley or on the south side of Weston. Their only real requirement was they wanted to be in a nice neighborhood with a lot big enough to support a pool.  In Wellesley this meant we were looking at lots that were zoned SRD30 and SRD40.  SRD stands for Single Family Residence District - 30,000 sq.ft. lots or... Continue Reading >

Finding The Right Piece Of Land To Build On In Massachusetts Doesn’t Have To Be Difficult.

The Palmer Group   Finding the right piece of land for your dream home isn’t easy.  Not only is competition fierce among buyers and builders, but you have to be ready to move on something very quickly.  Have you ever driven by a home being torn down and you stop and say to yourself, “I didn’t even know that house was on the market!”  It’s frustrating when you miss out on some of these opportunities, and it doesn’t have to be that way if... Continue Reading >

New Listing For Sale In Wellesley, Massachusetts

The Palmer Group     26 Tanglewood Road, Wellesley MA 02481 - $2,825,000   Style: Colonial Rooms: 17 Bedrooms: 6 Baths: 5f, 1h Living Area: 5481 Acres: .48 (20772) Year Built: 2011   Remarks: This is the perfect time to visit this New Construction Home. Beautiful finish details and Kitchen Cabinets are now being installed.  This is the 4th New Home built on Tanglewood Road in Wellesley MA in the last couple of years, ( 2nd home built by this Reputable Builder).  This well thought out colonial with exquisite detailing, gourmet kitchen,... Continue Reading >

Quintessential Lincoln – Land Overlooking Stoney Brook Pond – 10 Milestone, Lincoln MA.

The Palmer Group List Date 10/1/2011 10 Millstone Lane, Lincoln MA 01773 - $875,000 Lot size - 9.99 Acres Assessed Value - $898,532 Zoning - R1  Remarks: Looking to build your dream home in that one of a kind setting. This 9.99 acre lot is part of a 6 lot subdivision.  It's quintessential Lincoln from the stonewalls leading to the property to the open fields and meadows. The build-able portion of the lot is a little over an acre and it backs up to one of the two ponds for... Continue Reading >

9 Winchester Ave, Auburn MA 01501 – New Listing.

The Palmer Group List Date 8/15/2013 9 Winchester Avenue, Auburn MA 01501 - $205,000 Style: Cape Rooms: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 1 full Living Area: 1102 Acres: .3 (13100) Year Built: 1940 This is the one you've been waiting for.  A well built and cared for Cape style home at a great entry to town price. Home has been updated including granite kitchen counters, energy efficient windows, a new roof, and maintenance free vinyl siding.  The home radiates with natural light in every room and includes hardwood floors throughout, good size dining... Continue Reading >